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Medical Vocabulary Quiz 3

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