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Medical Vocabulary Quiz 3

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1.  A medical field that emphasizes the relationship between the musculoskeletal system and overall health with an emphasis on preventative medicine is:
A.
B.
C.
D.
2.  Inflammation and degeneration of a joint is known as:
A.
B.
C.
D.
3.  The center of through, personality, emotions, and sensory is the:
A.
B.
C.
D.
4.  The process of bending a limb is called
A.
B.
C.
D.
5.  ______ is a process of moving a body part away from the middle
A.
B.
C.
D.
6.  The physician has prescribed a medication to relieve the patient's pain. The nurse should prepare to give a(n):
A.
B.
C.
D.
7.  A bone forming cell is an:
A.
B.
C.
D.
8.  An incapacitating mental disorder indicated by a gross distortion of emotions, incapacity to recognize reality and relate to others, and cope with ordinary demands of daily life is known as:
A.
B.
C.
D.
9.  The combining form chondr/o means:
A.
B.
C.
D.
10.  The word root which means sensation or perception is:
A.
B.
C.
D.
11.  A mental disorder in which the individual is abnormally self-absorbed is:
A.
B.
C.
D.
12.  The medical term for loss of the ability to eat is:
A.
B.
C.
D.
13.  The combining form "somat/o" means:
A.
B.
C.
D.
14.  The inflammation of a spinal nerve root is:
A.
B.
C.
D.
15.  A surgical puncture of a joint to withdraw or aspirate fluids from the synovial cavity is known as:
A.
B.
C.
D.
16.  The medical term which literally means to be seized by sleep is:
A.
B.
C.
D.
17.  A condition that results in reduction of bone mass is called:
A.
B.
C.
D.
18.  The dilation of a blood vessel supplying the brain is known as:
A.
B.
C.
D.
19.  The medical term bradykinesia means:
A.
B.
C.
D.
20.  The membrane that forms the covering of bones except at their articular surfaces is:
A.
B.
C.
D.
21.  The paralysis of four extremities would be called:
A.
B.
C.
D.
22.  Poor formation of bone is:
A.
B.
C.
D.
23.  The client has paralysis on one side of the body. The chart would show that the client has:
A.
B.
C.
D.
24.  Closing a tendon with sutures is known as:
A.
B.
C.
D.
25.  The study and medical practice of the nervous system is:
A.
B.
C.
D.
26.  The difficulty in comprehending the written word is called:
A.
B.
C.
D.
27.  The elderly patient fractured her hip and needs a hip replacement. She will be scheduled for an:
A.
B.
C.
D.
28.  The medical term for a headache is:
A.
B.
C.
D.
29.  The word root "orth" means:
A.
B.
C.
D.
30.  The suffix which means surgical fixation or fusion is:
A.
B.
C.
D.
31.  The space between nerve cells is called:
A.
B.
C.
D.
32.  Which types of joint allows the most movement between bones and occurs in the knew, elbow, wrist, and shoulder?
A.
B.
C.
D.
33.  The paraplegic must exercise his muscles daily to prevent muscle wasting or:
A.
B.
C.
D.
34.  An abnormal sensation of numbness and tingling without an objective cause is known as:
A.
B.
C.
D.
35.  What is the medical term for movement toward the body midline?
A.
B.
C.
D.
36.  Inflammation of a nerve is known as:
A.
B.
C.
D.
37.  The suffix -physis means:
A.
B.
C.
D.
38.  The ______ is the shaft of a long bone.
A.
B.
C.
D.
39.  An abnormal fear of high places is known as:
A.
B.
C.
D.
40.  The patient is scheduled to have a diagnostic procedure that records the electrical impulses of the brain. This is a(n):
A.
B.
C.
D.
41.  What prefix means all or entire?
A.
B.
C.
D.
42.  The definition of encephalitis is:
A.
B.
C.
D.
43.  Which combining form means curved?
A.
B.
C.
D.
44.  Which medical term is spelled correctly?
A.
B.
C.
D.
45.  The word root "myel" means:
A.
B.
C.
D.
46.  A chronic degenerative disease of the brain indicated by hand tremors, rigidity, and shuffling gait is known as:
A.
B.
C.
D.
47.  The definition of myelitis is:
A.
B.
C.
D.
48.  Surgical excision of part of a vertebra as part of treatment for a herniated disk is:
A.
B.
C.
D.
49.  A surgical incision into the skull is:
A.
B.
C.
D.
50.  Wasting away (no development) of muscle:
A.
B.
C.
D.
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