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Medical Vocabulary Quiz 3

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Medical Vocabulary QUIZ 3
 Introduction To Medical Vocabulary

 QUIZ 3, 50 multiple choice questions

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