Medical Review Quiz 24

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  • 1. 
    The abbreviation for right ear is:
    • A. 

      AD

    • B. 

      AS

    • C. 

      AU

    • D. 

      OD

    • E. 

      OS

  • 2. 
    The main function of the olfactory nerve is:
    • A. 

      Touching

    • B. 

      Tasting

    • C. 

      Smelling

    • D. 

      Seeing

    • E. 

      Hearing

  • 3. 
    Fat is the main component of :
    • A. 

      The epidermis

    • B. 

      Adipose tissue

    • C. 

      Muscle tissue

    • D. 

      Tendons

    • E. 

      Lymphatic tissue

  • 4. 
    Hyperparathyroidism may be treated by which medical specialist?
    • A. 

      Cardiologist

    • B. 

      Emergency Medical Technician

    • C. 

      Endocrinologist

    • D. 

      Hematologist

    • E. 

      Obstetriciam

  • 5. 
    The term for extremely rapid breathing is:
    • A. 

      Hyperpnea

    • B. 

      Hypopnea

    • C. 

      Dyspnea

    • D. 

      Apnea

    • E. 

      Hypertension

  • 6. 
    Which of the following suffixes refers to pain?
    • A. 

      -phagia

    • B. 

      -desis

    • C. 

      -pnea

    • D. 

      -algia

    • E. 

      -lysis

  • 7. 
    A suffix used to denote a surgical repair is:
    • A. 

      -pexy

    • B. 

      -desis

    • C. 

      -plasty

    • D. 

      -lysis

    • E. 

      -centesis

  • 8. 
    The term alopecia is synonymous with:
    • A. 

      Excessive hair growth

    • B. 

      Itching

    • C. 

      Myopia

    • D. 

      Baldness

    • E. 

      A whitish pigmentation of the skin

  • 9. 
    Another term for chewing is:
    • A. 

      Mastication

    • B. 

      Obstipation

    • C. 

      Deflutition

    • D. 

      Peristalsis

    • E. 

      Regurgitation

  • 10. 
    An inflammation of a joint is called:
    • A. 

      Arthrodesis

    • B. 

      Arthrodynia

    • C. 

      Arthroclasis

    • D. 

      Arthritis

    • E. 

      Arthrocentesis

  • 11. 
    The study of the cause of disease is referred to as:
    • A. 

      Biology

    • B. 

      Epidemiology

    • C. 

      Pathology

    • D. 

      Etiology

    • E. 

      Physiology

  • 12. 
    An oophorectomy is a surgical procedure performed:
    • A. 

      Uterus

    • B. 

      Ovaries

    • C. 

      Knee

    • D. 

      Vagina

    • E. 

      Ear

  • 13. 
    The medical specialty that is involved with diseases and treatment of the male and female urinary systems is:
    • A. 

      Nephrology

    • B. 

      Oncology

    • C. 

      Urology

    • D. 

      Proctology

    • E. 

      Gynecology

  • 14. 
    This diagnostic procedure allows for visualization fo the urinary bladder.
    • A. 

      Urethral dilation

    • B. 

      Intravenous pyelogram

    • C. 

      Cystography

    • D. 

      Cystoscopy

    • E. 

      Transurethral resectin of the prostate

  • 15. 
    The correct medical term for hives is:
    • A. 

      Urticaria

    • B. 

      Verruca

    • C. 

      A nevus

    • D. 

      Shingles

    • E. 

      Alopecia

  • 16. 
    The membrane that surrounds the heart is the:
    • A. 

      Endocardium

    • B. 

      Endometrium

    • C. 

      Pericardium

    • D. 

      Perineum

    • E. 

      Myocardium

  • 17. 
    The largest artery in the body is the
    • A. 

      Brachial Artery

    • B. 

      Temporal Artery

    • C. 

      Radial Artery

    • D. 

      Aorta

    • E. 

      Organ of Corti

  • 18. 
    The ventral region of the body is described as
    • A. 

      Superior

    • B. 

      Lateral

    • C. 

      Medial

    • D. 

      Anterior

    • E. 

      Posterior

  • 19. 
    The body cavity that contains the intestines is the:
    • A. 

      Thoracic

    • B. 

      Spinal

    • C. 

      Adbominal

    • D. 

      Pleural

    • E. 

      Peritoneal

  • 20. 
    Movement of a body part toward the midline of the body is:
    • A. 

      Supination

    • B. 

      Pronation

    • C. 

      Adduction

    • D. 

      Abduction

    • E. 

      Rotation

  • 21. 
    The plane that divides the body into front and back halves is:
    • A. 

      Frontal

    • B. 

      Horizontal

    • C. 

      Median

    • D. 

      Oblique

    • E. 

      Transverse

  • 22. 
    The vertebrae located in the lower back are the:
    • A. 

      Cervical

    • B. 

      Thoracic

    • C. 

      Lumbar

    • D. 

      Sacral

    • E. 

      Coccyx

  • 23. 
    The type of bone fracture in which the bone is bent and partially broken is a:
    • A. 

      Simple fracture

    • B. 

      Compound fracture

    • C. 

      Greenstick fracture

    • D. 

      Commionuted fracture

    • E. 

      Complete fracture

  • 24. 
    The peripheral nervous system is composed of how many pairs of spinal nerves?
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      5

    • C. 

      12

    • D. 

      20

    • E. 

      31

  • 25. 
    The pons and medulla make up the:
    • A. 

      Brainstem

    • B. 

      Cerebellum

    • C. 

      Cerebrum

    • D. 

      Thalamus

    • E. 

      Right hemisphere

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