Chapter 3, Medical Terminology Worksheet, Part 2

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Medical Terminology Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    A granulocytic white blood cell that destroys cells by engulfing and digesting them; polymorphonuclear leukocyte: ________.
    • A. 

      Eosinophils

    • B. 

      Neutrophils

    • C. 

      Basonphils

  • 2. 
    A red blood cell: _______.
    • A. 

      Erythrocyte

    • B. 

      Leukocyte

    • C. 

      Monocyte

  • 3. 
    Abnormal condition of fluid (water) in the kidney: ______.
    • A. 

      Hyperonephrosis

    • B. 

      Hydronephrosis

    • C. 

      Hydronecrosis

  • 4. 
    Beyond control (spread of a cancerous tumor)
    • A. 

      Metastisis

    • B. 

      Metastasis

    • C. 

      Metestasis

  • 5. 
    Clotting cell: ________.
    • A. 

      Thrombocytes

    • B. 

      Thrombocytopenia

    • C. 

      Platelet

  • 6. 
    Condition (disease of the lung): _________.
    • A. 

      Pnuemonia

    • B. 

      Pneumonia

    • C. 

      Pulmonia

  • 7. 
    Deficiency in white blood cells: _______.
    • A. 

      Leukopenia

    • B. 

      Lymphocytes

    • C. 

      Leukemia

  • 8. 
    Deficiency of clotting cells (platelets): _________.
    • A. 

      Erythrocyte

    • B. 

      Leukocyte

    • C. 

      Thrombocytopenia

  • 9. 
    Destruction of lood (RBC's): __________.
    • A. 

      Hemolysis

    • B. 

      Hemostasis

    • C. 

      Ischemia

  • 10. 
    Disease of heart muscle: _______.
    • A. 

      Cardiomyopathy

    • B. 

      Cardiogram

    • C. 

      Cardiomyelopathy

  • 11. 
    Ear pain: _______.
    • A. 

      Otoalgia

    • B. 

      Otalgia

    • C. 

      Otodynia

  • 12. 
    Excessive development: _________.
    • A. 

      Atrophy

    • B. 

      Hypertrophy

    • C. 

      Hypretrophy

  • 13. 
    Fear of heights: _______.
    • A. 

      Acrophobia

    • B. 

      Agoraphobia

    • C. 

      Acraphobia

  • 14. 
    Formation of blood vessels: _________.
    • A. 

      Angiogenesis

    • B. 

      Venogenesis

    • C. 

      Arteriogenesis

  • 15. 
    Hernia of the urinary bladder: _______.
    • A. 

      Cystocele

    • B. 

      Cystocelle

    • C. 

      Cystacele

  • 16. 
    Incision of a vein: _______.
    • A. 

      Phlebotomy

    • B. 

      Phlebostomy

    • C. 

      Phlebotropy

  • 17. 
    Incision of the abdomen: _______.
    • A. 

      Phlebotomy

    • B. 

      Laparotomy

    • C. 

      Tracheotomy

  • 18. 
    New opening of the windpipe to the outside of the body: ______.
    • A. 

      Tracheotomy

    • B. 

      Trecheostomy

    • C. 

      Tracheostomy

  • 19. 
    Pertaining to the groin: ________.
    • A. 

      Ingiunal

    • B. 

      Inguinel

    • C. 

      Inguinal

  • 20. 
    Pertaining to the membrane surrounding the abdomen: ______.
    • A. 

      Pulmonary

    • B. 

      Abdominary

    • C. 

      Peritoneal

  • 21. 
    Pertaining to the voice box: ________.
    • A. 

      Laryngael

    • B. 

      Peritoneal

    • C. 

      Laryngeal

  • 22. 
    Prolaspe of an eyelid: _______.
    • A. 

      Basophil

    • B. 

      Blepharoptosis

    • C. 

      Blefaroptosis

  • 23. 
    Record of electricity in the brain: _________.
    • A. 

      Electroencephalogram

    • B. 

      Encephalogram

    • C. 

      Electroencephalograpy

  • 24. 
    Removal of living tissue and examination under a microscope: ________.
    • A. 

      Boipsy

    • B. 

      Necropsy

    • C. 

      Biopsy

  • 25. 
    Resection of breast: _______.
    • A. 

      Mastecstomy

    • B. 

      Mammotomy

    • C. 

      Mastectomy