Medical Vocabulary Quiz 3

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 Introduction To Medical Vocabulary  QUIZ 3, 50 multiple choice questions help to study for Final Exam See other quizzes to help study for the Final

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