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  • 1. 
    THE SUFFIX -emia MEANS?
    • A. 

      BLOOD

    • B. 

      ERUDITE

    • C. 

      HEMATEMESIS

    • D. 

      CONDITION OF THE URINE


  • 2. 
    THE MEDICAL TERM FOR EXPANDING OR OPENING WIDER IS?
    • A. 

      DYSURIA

    • B. 

      DEFAMATION

    • C. 

      DILATE

    • D. 

      ATELECTASIS


  • 3. 
    THE ABBREVIATION FOR URINALYSIS IS?
    • A. 

      UA

    • B. 

      UN

    • C. 

      HYSTERO

    • D. 

      URINO


  • 4. 
    THE MEDICAL TERM FOR GROUPS OF CELLS WITH THE SAME FUNCTION IS?
    • A. 

      HORMONE

    • B. 

      ARTERY

    • C. 

      SYSTEM

    • D. 

      TISSUE


  • 5. 
    THE MEDICAL TERM FOR THE BASIC UNIT OF BODY STRUCTURE IS?
    • A. 

      VEIN

    • B. 

      TISSUE

    • C. 

      CELL

    • D. 

      ORGAN


  • 6. 
    THE ABBREVIATION FOR BELOW OR LOW IS?
    • A. 

      HUC

    • B. 

      Hyper

    • C. 

      Hypo

    • D. 

      Post or p


  • 7. 
    THE MEDICAL TERM FOR THE TIME WHEN MENSTRUATION BEGINS IS?
    • A. 

      MENOPAUSE

    • B. 

      PUBERTY

    • C. 

      MENARCHE

    • D. 

      PERIOD


  • 8. 
    THE MEDICAL TERM FOR THE TIME WHEN MENSTRUATION STOPS IS?
    • A. 

      REFLEX

    • B. 

      GROWTH

    • C. 

      MENOPAUSE

    • D. 

      MENARCHE


  • 9. 
    THE ABBREVIATION FOR GASTROINTESTINAL IS?
    • A. 

      Gtt OR G.T.T.

    • B. 

      Gyn. OR G.Y.N.

    • C. 

      GI OR G.I.

    • D. 

      Abd.


  • 10. 
    THE MEDICAL TERM FOR AN INVOLUNTARY MOVEMENT IS?
    • A. 

      GROWTH

    • B. 

      REFLEX

    • C. 

      PUBERTY

    • D. 

      STRETCHING


  • 11. 
    THE MEDICAL TERM FOR PARALYSIS FROM THE WAIST DOWN IS?
    • A. 

      COMA

    • B. 

      QUADRIPLEGIA

    • C. 

      DISASTER

    • D. 

      PARAPLEGIA


  • 12. 
    THE MEDICAL TERM FOR PARALYSIS FROM THE NECK DOWN IS?
    • A. 

      PARAPLEGIA

    • B. 

      QUADRIPLEGIA

    • C. 

      HEMIPLEGIA

    • D. 

      STROKE


  • 13. 
    THE MEDICAL ABBREVIATION FOR BY MOUTH IS?
    • A. 

      Po

    • B. 

      PMC or P.M.C.

    • C. 

      Pc

    • D. 

      Per


  • 14. 
    THE ABBREVIATION FOR DRESSING IS?
    • A. 

      Dsg

    • B. 

      Ds

    • C. 

      DSM

    • D. 

      DSS


  • 15. 
    THE MEDICAL TERM FOR PARALYSIS ON ONE SIDE OF THE BODY IS?
    • A. 

      PARAPLEGIA

    • B. 

      COMA

    • C. 

      HEMIPLEGIA

    • D. 

      QUADRIPLEGIA


  • 16. 
    THE MEDICAL TERM FOR CIRCULAR MOVEMENT AROUND A CENTRAL POINT IS?
    • A. 

      EXTENSION

    • B. 

      ROTATION

    • C. 

      ABDUCTION

    • D. 

      DORSIFLEXION


  • 17. 
    THE MEDICAL TERM FOR TURNING THE PALM FORWARD, AS APPLIED TO THE HAND IS?
    • A. 

      EXTENSION

    • B. 

      FLEXION

    • C. 

      SUPINATION

    • D. 

      ADDUCTION


  • 18. 
    THE MEDICAL TERM FOR A DECREASE IN SIZE OR A WASTING IS?
    • A. 

      PRONATION

    • B. 

      ATROPHY

    • C. 

      PLANTAR FLEXION

    • D. 

      ABDUCTION


  • 19. 
    THE MEDICAL TERM FOR STRAIGHTENING OF A BODY PART IS?
    • A. 

      EXTENSION

    • B. 

      FLEXION

    • C. 

      DORSIFLEXION

    • D. 

      PRONATION


  • 20. 
    THE ABBREVIATION FOR POSTPRANDIAL BLOOD SUGAR IS?
    • A. 

      Pp

    • B. 

      Pre

    • C. 

      PPBS

    • D. 

      Post or p


  • 21. 
    THE MEDICAL TERM FOR MOVING A BODY PART AWAY FROM THE BODY IS?
    • A. 

      ROTATION

    • B. 

      ABDUCTION

    • C. 

      DORSIFLEXION

    • D. 

      PRONATION


  • 22. 
    THE MEDICAL TERM FOR BENDING A BODY PART IS?
    • A. 

      DORSIFLEXION

    • B. 

      EXTERNAL ROTATION

    • C. 

      FLEXION

    • D. 

      RANGE-OF-MOTION


  • 23. 
    THE MEDICAL TERM FOR TURNING THE PALM BACKWARD IS?
    • A. 

      PRONATION

    • B. 

      ADDUCTION

    • C. 

      EXTERNAL ROTATION

    • D. 

      SUPINATION


  • 24. 
    THE MEDICAL TERM FOR BENDING BACKWARD IS?
    • A. 

      CONTRACTURE

    • B. 

      DORSIFLEXION

    • C. 

      HYPEREXTENSION

    • D. 

      EXTENSION


  • 25. 
    THE MEDICAL TERM FOR THE ABNORMAL SHORTENING OF A MUSCLE IS?
    • A. 

      ADDUCTION

    • B. 

      EXTENSION

    • C. 

      CONTRACTURE

    • D. 

      FLEXION


  • 26. 
    THE MEDICAL TERM FOR MOVING A BODY PART TOWARD THE MIDLINE OF THE BODY IS?
    • A. 

      FLEXION

    • B. 

      ABDUCTION

    • C. 

      ADDUCTION

    • D. 

      CONTRACTURE


  • 27. 
    THE ABBREVIATION FOR LABORATORY IS?
    • A. 

      Lab

    • B. 

      L

    • C. 

      Lbb

    • D. 

      Lbt


  • 28. 
    THE ABBREVIATION FOR DISCONTINUE IS?
    • A. 

      DD

    • B. 

      D. & C. or D & C

    • C. 

      DX

    • D. 

      D/c


  • 29. 
    THE ABBREVIATION FOR BEDTIME OR HOUR OF SLEEP IS?
    • A. 

      Ht

    • B. 

      B.m. or B.M.

    • C. 

      Hs

    • D. 

      BSC or bsc


  • 30. 
    THE ABBREVIATION FOR ABOVE OR HIGH IS?
    • A. 

      Hyper

    • B. 

      Approx

    • C. 

      Hypo

    • D. 

      HS or hs


  • 31. 
    THE ABBREVIATION FOR HOUR IS?
    • A. 

      Ht

    • B. 

      HS or hs

    • C. 

      Ord

    • D. 

      Hr or h


  • 32. 
    THE ABBREVIATION FOR ELECTROENCEPHALOGRAM IS?
    • A. 

      EEG

    • B. 

      EKG

    • C. 

      ECG

    • D. 

      E


  • 33. 
    THE ABBREVIATION FOR PAPANICOLAOU SMEAR IS?
    • A. 

      Pap smear

    • B. 

      PS

    • C. 

      PPSM

    • D. 

      P smear


  • 34. 
    THE ABBREVIATION FOR CANCER IS?
    • A. 

      Cc or c.c.

    • B. 

      CCU or C.C.U.

    • C. 

      CA

    • D. 

      C/O OR c/o


  • 35. 
    THE MEDICAL TERM FOR LOSS OF APPETITE IS?
    • A. 

      DEHYDRATION

    • B. 

      EDEMA

    • C. 

      ANOREXIA

    • D. 

      NUTRIENT


  • 36. 
    THE MEDICAL TERM FOR TUBE FEEDING IS?
    • A. 

      IV

    • B. 

      Gavage

    • C. 

      IVN

    • D. 

      Esophageal introduction


  • 37. 
    THE MEDICAL TERM FOR SUGAR IN THE URINE IS?
    • A. 

      GLUCOSURIA

    • B. 

      KETONE BODY

    • C. 

      ACETONE

    • D. 

      CATHETER


  • 38. 
    THE COMMON TERM FOR A DECUBITUS ULCER; A PRESSURE SORE IS?
    • A. 

      BLISTER

    • B. 

      PIMPLE

    • C. 

      FEVER BLISTER

    • D. 

      BEDSORE


  • 39. 
    THE ABBREVIATION FOR TEMPERATURE, PULSE, AND RESPIRATION IS?
    • A. 

      Temp

    • B. 

      TPR

    • C. 

      Trfc

    • D. 

      Vtls


  • 40. 
    THE WORD ELEMENT PHLEBO MEANS?
    • A. 

      VEIN

    • B. 

      BREATHING

    • C. 

      AIR, LUNGS

    • D. 

      ALONGSIDE OF


  • 41. 
    THE WORD ELEMENT PNEUMO MEANS?
    • A. 

      DISEASE

    • B. 

      AIR, LUNGS

    • C. 

      EYE

    • D. 

      FEAR, DREAD


  • 42. 
    THE WORD ELEMENT ADENO MEANS?
    • A. 

      PAIN

    • B. 

      BOTH

    • C. 

      GLAND

    • D. 

      ANUS


  • 43. 
    THE WORD ELEMENTS ALGIA, ALGESIA REFER TO?
    • A. 

      ARTERY

    • B. 

      PAIN

    • C. 

      AGAINST

    • D. 

      AIR


  • 44. 
    THE WORD ELEMENT CARDIO MEANS?
    • A. 

      GALL

    • B. 

      COLON

    • C. 

      HEART

    • D. 

      CUT


  • 45. 
    THE WORD ELEMENT CRANIO MEANS?
    • A. 

      SKULL

    • B. 

      BLOOD

    • C. 

      COMMON BILE DUCT

    • D. 

      CARTILAGE


  • 46. 
    THE WORD ELEMENT ECTOMY MEANS?
    • A. 

      AIR

    • B. 

      OUTER, ON THE OUTSIDE

    • C. 

      SURGICAL REMOVAL

    • D. 

      NO CORRECT ANSWER


  • 47. 
    THE WORD ELEMENT EMESIS MEANS?
    • A. 

      VOMITING

    • B. 

      KILL

    • C. 

      WEAKNESS

    • D. 

      NO CORRECT ANSWER


  • 48. 
    THE WORD ELEMENT CISE MEANS?
    • A. 

      COLON

    • B. 

      CUT

    • C. 

      TUMOR, SWELLING, HERNIA, SAC

    • D. 

      NO CORRECT ANSWER


  • 49. 
    THE WORD ELEMENT CENTESIS MEANS?
    • A. 

      SLOW

    • B. 

      COMMON BILE DUCT

    • C. 

      CELL

    • D. 

      PUNCTURE


  • 50. 
    THE WORD ELEMENT RENAL MEANS?
    • A. 

      KIDNEY

    • B. 

      FLOW

    • C. 

      NOSE

    • D. 

      NO CORRECT ANSWER


  • 51. 
    THE WORD ELEMENT POST MEANS?
    • A. 

      PUS

    • B. 

      BEFORE

    • C. 

      AFTER

    • D. 

      TOO FEW


  • 52. 
    THE WORD ELEMENT OSIS MEANS?
    • A. 

      TUMOR

    • B. 

      EYE

    • C. 

      CONDITION OF

    • D. 

      EAR


  • 53. 
    THE WORD ELEMENT RHINO MEANS?
    • A. 

      EAR

    • B. 

      NOSE

    • C. 

      THROAT

    • D. 

      EYE


  • 54. 
    THE WORD ELEMENT STOMATO MEANS?
    • A. 

      MOUTH OR THE OSTIUM UTERI

    • B. 

      UPPER INTESTINE

    • C. 

      PSYCHOGENIC SYMPTOMS

    • D. 

      GALLSTONES


  • 55. 
    THE WORD ELEMENT SUPER MEANS?
    • A. 

      GREAT

    • B. 

      ABOVE

    • C. 

      STUDY OF

    • D. 

      NO CORRECT ANSWER


  • 56. 
    THE ABBREVIATION FOR TOXIC SHOCK SYNDROME IS?
    • A. 

      TSS

    • B. 

      Tox

    • C. 

      Tsx

    • D. 

      Txs


  • 57. 
    ERYTHEMA REFERS TO?
    • A. 

      BLUE SKIN

    • B. 

      RED SKIN

    • C. 

      GRAY SKIN

    • D. 

      YELLOW SKIN


  • 58. 
    THE OPPOSITE OF DEEP IS?
    • A. 

      SUPERFICIAL

    • B. 

      LOW

    • C. 

      PROXIMAL

    • D. 

      NO CORRECT ANSWER


  • 59. 
    HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE IS REFERRED TO AS?
    • A. 

      PALPITATION

    • B. 

      HYPERTENSION

    • C. 

      BRADYCARDIA

    • D. 

      TACHYCARDIA


  • 60. 
    NEOPLASM REFERS TO?
    • A. 

      ABOVE

    • B. 

      NEW GROWTH

    • C. 

      CUT INTO

    • D. 

      LIVER


  • 61. 
    THE ABBREVIATION CARB MEANS?
    • A. 

      CARBOLIC

    • B. 

      COMPUTER AIDED SLEEP SYSTEM

    • C. 

      CARBOHYDRATE

    • D. 

      NO CORRECT ANSWER


  • 62. 
    THE ABBREVIATION FOR CHEIF COMPLAINT IS?
    • A. 

      CC

    • B. 

      Ccom

    • C. 

      Chf

    • D. 

      CCFD


  • 63. 
    THE ABBREVIATION FOR GRAIN IS?
    • A. 

      Gr

    • B. 

      G

    • C. 

      Gn

    • D. 

      Grn


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