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Medical Vocabulary Quiz 3

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