CRCST Quiz Chapter 2

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  • 1. 
    The term "hemi" is a
    • A. 

      Prefix

    • B. 

      Root

    • C. 

      Suffix

    • D. 

      Noun

  • 2. 
    The term "excise" means
    • A. 

      To repair

    • B. 

      To open

    • C. 

      To cut out

    • D. 

      Examine

  • 3. 
    Which of the following mean "beside or near"?
    • A. 

      Para

    • B. 

      Peri

    • C. 

      Parta

    • D. 

      Pana

  • 4. 
    Which of the following surgical abbreviations might be used relating to a fractured bone? 
    • A. 

      CARB

    • B. 

      BSO

    • C. 

      ORIF

    • D. 

      TAH

  • 5. 
    The term "intercosto" means
    • A. 

      Within the colon

    • B. 

      Between the toes

    • C. 

      Within the bladder

    • D. 

      Between the ribs

  • 6. 
    The term "hypo" means 
    • A. 

      Quickly

    • B. 

      Above

    • C. 

      Below

    • D. 

      Measured

  • 7. 
    The majority of medical terms are ________ or ________ origin. 
    • A. 

      Greek or French

    • B. 

      Greek or Latin

    • C. 

      Latin or French

    • D. 

      Latin or English

  • 8. 
    Which of the following tells a primary meaning of a word? 
    • A. 

      Prefix word element

    • B. 

      Root word element

    • C. 

      Suffix word element

    • D. 

      Combining vowel

  • 9. 
    The purpose of a combining vowel is to:
    • A. 

      Tell the primary meaning of a word

    • B. 

      Suggest the meaning of the root word element

    • C. 

      Ease pronunciation

    • D. 

      Ease spelling

  • 10. 
    The last word element in a medical term is the:
    • A. 

      Prefix

    • B. 

      Suffix

    • C. 

      Root

    • D. 

      Analog

  • 11. 
    • A. 

      Colon

    • B. 

      Heart

    • C. 

      Muscles

    • D. 

      Stomach

  • 12. 
    The suffix "ectomy" refers to:
    • A. 

      Surgical removal

    • B. 

      Inflammation

    • C. 

      Surgical revision

    • D. 

      Visual examination of organs

  • 13. 
    "Hyperglycemia" refers to:
    • A. 

      A malignant tumor

    • B. 

      Tissue death of an artery

    • C. 

      High blood sugar

    • D. 

      Enlargement of the heart

  • 14. 
    The term "rhinoplasty" refers to:
    • A. 

      Surgery of a muscle wound

    • B. 

      Surgical repair of the nose

    • C. 

      Removal of a cyst

    • D. 

      Incision of the stomach

  • 15. 
    "Dermopathy" is a (an):
    • A. 

      Skin disease

    • B. 

      Inflammation of the liver

    • C. 

      Fluid -filled sack

    • D. 

      Inflammation of a joint

  • 16. 
    "Lithotripsy" refers to:
    • A. 

      Aspiration of fatty tissue

    • B. 

      Surgical removal of the ovary

    • C. 

      Crushing of a stone

    • D. 

      Visual examination of a joint

  • 17. 
    "Subcutaneous" refers to: 
    • A. 

      Low sugar content in the blood

    • B. 

      Displacement of the pelvic joint

    • C. 

      Beneath the skin

    • D. 

      Without infection; sterile

  • 18. 
    The term, "periosteal," refers to:
    • A. 

      Surgical removal of tissue near the thyroid

    • B. 

      Surgical removal of one-half of the stomach

    • C. 

      An instrument for cutting skin

    • D. 

      An instrument used to remove tissue around the bone

  • 19. 
    • A. 

      Treatment of a fractured bone without a surgical incision

    • B. 

      Surgical removal of both the fallopian tubes and ovaries

    • C. 

      Surgical removal of the leg below the knee

    • D. 

      A type of hip joint reconstruction

  • 20. 
    • A. 

      Treating a fractured bone without a surgical incision

    • B. 

      Creating a new blood supply to an area of the heart

    • C. 

      Surgical removal of the uterus

    • D. 

      Surgical removal of part of the prostate gland