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Phlebotomy Essentials 4th Edition, Chap 4 Study Guide

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  • 1. 
    Word Root
    • A. 

      Is the foundation of the word

    • B. 

      Establishes basic meaning of the word

    • C. 

      A part of medical term that establishes its meaning

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    Medical terminology is used by helth care professionals to:
    • A. 

      Speak

    • B. 

      Write

    • C. 

      Be precise

    • D. 

      All of above

  • 3. 
    To determin meaning of a medical term
    • A. 

      Start with word root,then prefix, then suffix

    • B. 

      Start with suffix, then word root, then prefix

    • C. 

      Start with suffix, then prefix, and last word root

    • D. 

      Start with prefix, then word root, then suffix

  • 4. 
    Prefix is
    • A. 

      A word element that comes before a word root

    • B. 

      Modifies the meaning

    • C. 

      A word element that comes after a word root

    • D. 

      Both A and B

    • E. 

      Both B and C

  • 5. 
    Suffix is
    • A. 

      A word element that comes before a word root

    • B. 

      Modifies the meaning

    • C. 

      A word element that comes after a word root

    • D. 

      Both A and B

    • E. 

      Both B and C

  • 6. 
    When a suffix begins with rh the r is
    • A. 

      Doubled

    • B. 

      Dropped

    • C. 

      Changed to g

    • D. 

      Changed to c

  • 7. 
    When a suffix is added to a word ending in x, the x is
    • A. 

      Doubled

    • B. 

      Changed to g

    • C. 

      Changed toa c

    • D. 

      Both A or B

    • E. 

      Both B or C

  • 8. 
    Combining vowel "frequently an o"
    • A. 

      Makes pronunciation easier

    • B. 

      Not normally used when a suffix starts with a vowel

    • C. 

      Kept between two word roots

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    Word root combined with a vowel is called
    • A. 

      Combining word root

    • B. 

      Combined word root

    • C. 

      Combining form

    • D. 

      Combined form

  • 10. 
    Some word roots can be a suffix also
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    It is more important to to identify meaning of word element than to identify classification(ie..prefix or suffix or root)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Adip/o
    • A. 

      Ear

    • B. 

      Fat

    • C. 

      Self

    • D. 

      Adenoid

  • 13. 
    Aer/o
    • A. 

      Air

    • B. 

      Artery

    • C. 

      Antrum

    • D. 

      Vessel

  • 14. 
    Angi/o
    • A. 

      Heart

    • B. 

      Fat

    • C. 

      Air

    • D. 

      Vessel

  • 15. 
    Arteri/o
    • A. 

      Aorta

    • B. 

      Artery

    • C. 

      Air

    • D. 

      Arm

  • 16. 
    Arthr/o
    • A. 

      Ear

    • B. 

      Joint

    • C. 

      Self

    • D. 

      Fatty plaque

  • 17. 
    Bili/
    • A. 

      Duct

    • B. 

      Bile duct

    • C. 

      Bile

    • D. 

      Duct

  • 18. 
    Bronch/i
    • A. 

      Bronchus

    • B. 

      Breathe

    • C. 

      Breathing

    • D. 

      Bronchitis

  • 19. 
    Cardi/o
    • A. 

      Cartilage

    • B. 

      Heart

    • C. 

      Rapid

    • D. 

      Attack

  • 20. 
    Cephal
    • A. 

      Neck

    • B. 

      Cochlea

    • C. 

      Head

    • D. 

      Cerebrum

  • 21. 
    Fat
    • A. 

      Lip/o

    • B. 

      Adip/o

    • C. 

      A and B

    • D. 

      None of above

  • 22. 
    Vessel
    • A. 

      Vas/o

    • B. 

      Angi/o

    • C. 

      Ven/o

    • D. 

      A & b

    • E. 

      B & c

  • 23. 
    Vein
    • A. 

      Phleb/o, ven/o

    • B. 

      Phleb/o, ateri/o

    • C. 

      Ven/o ateri/o

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 24. 
    Without
    • A. 

      A-

    • B. 

      An-

    • C. 

      Ar-

    • D. 

      None of above

    • E. 

      All of above

  • 25. 
    Outside
    • A. 

      Epi/, exo/

    • B. 

      Epi/, extra/

    • C. 

      Extra/, exo/

    • D. 

      Epi/, endo/

  • 26. 
    Through
    • A. 

      Pre-

    • B. 

      Post-

    • C. 

      Per-

    • D. 

      Peri-

  • 27. 
    Small
    • A. 

      Macro-

    • B. 

      Micro-

    • C. 

      Mono-

    • D. 

      Mal-

  • 28. 
    Low, under
    • A. 

      Inter-

    • B. 

      Hypo-

    • C. 

      Endo-

    • D. 

      Per-

  • 29. 
    Break down, seperation
    • A. 

      -centesis

    • B. 

      -penia

    • C. 

      -poiesis

    • D. 

      -lysis

  • 30. 
    Plural endings: -a becomes-ae -ina -ices -es -nges -a -i
  • 31. 
    Plural endings: -nx becomes-ae -ina -ices -es -nges -a -i
  • 32. 
    Plural endings: -on becomes-ae -ina -ices -es -nges -a -i
  • 33. 
    Plural endings: -en becomes-ae -ina -ices -es -nges -a -i
  • 34. 
    Plural endings: -um becomes-ae -ina -ices -es -nges -a -i
  • 35. 
    Plural endings: -us becomes-ae -ina -ices -es -nges -a -i
  • 36. 
    Plural endings: -ex becomes-ae -ina -ices -es -nges -a -i
  • 37. 
    Plural endings: -is becomes-ae -ina -ices -es -nges -a -i
  • 38. 
    Plural endings: -ix becomes-ae -ina -ices -es -nges -a -i