Medical Terminology Block Six

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Medical Terminology Quizzes & Trivia

Medical terminology quiz. Female reproductive system, obstetrics, child heath


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is a white or yellowish discharge from the vagina known as?
    • A. 

      Leukorrhea

    • B. 

      Corpus luteum

    • C. 

      Cervicitis

  • 2. 
    Select the term that best describes uterine tissue in an abnormal location.
    • A. 

      Myometriosis

    • B. 

      Endometriosis

    • C. 

      Cervicitis

  • 3. 
    Which medical term describes the fertilized ovum prior to the ninth week of pregnancy?
    • A. 

      Gamete

    • B. 

      Embryo

    • C. 

      Fetus

  • 4. 
    Select the term that describes the childhood disease commonly known as "mumps".
    • A. 

      Infectious parotitis

    • B. 

      Parotid lymphadenitis

    • C. 

      Cervical adenitis

  • 5. 
    What is a childhood disease characterized by a barking cough, dyspnea, stridor, and laryngeal spasm called?
    • A. 

      Pertussis

    • B. 

      Paroxysmal asthma

    • C. 

      Croup

  • 6. 
    ______________is called the vaginal opening.
  • 7. 
    The female gonads are called the______________.
  • 8. 
    The onset of menstruation, known as ______________, clearly dentifies puberty.
  • 9. 
    Abnormally light or infrequent menstruation is called______________.
  • 10. 
    The ______________   ______________ is the fatty tissue that covers and cushions the symphysis pubis.
  • 11. 
    Ova are present at birth and mature in the ______________ ______________.
  • 12. 
    Removal of the breast, axillary lymph nodes, and chest muscles is a description of a ______________ ______________.
  • 13. 
    The ______________ is the narrower, neck-like portion at the lower end of the uterus.
  • 14. 
    Discarded portions of the uterine lining are included in ______________, the menstrual flow.
  • 15. 
    Removal of a segment of the cervix, known as ______________, can be done for diagnostic or treatment purposes.
  • 16. 
    Removal of the breast and lymph nodes is called a/an ______________ ______________ ______________.
  • 17. 
    ______________, also called anteversion, is the abnormal tipping forward of the entire uterus and cervix.
  • 18. 
    ______________ is the surgical removal of the uterus.
  • 19. 
    ______________, during which breast tissue is compressed between two clear disks, is the approved method of screening for breast cancer.
  • 20. 
    The vagina, uterus, fallopian tubes, and the ovaries are the ______________ ______________ of the female reproductive system.
  • 21. 
    Thinning of the cervix, ______________, occurs during the normal process of labor.
  • 22. 
    ______________ is performed to keep the cervix closed.
  • 23. 
    Delivery of a child through an incision into the maternal abdominal and uterine wall is called a ______________ ______________.
  • 24. 
    Pregnancy is calculated to the last 10 ______________ months.
  • 25. 
    The term ______________ denotes any type of termination of preganancy before the age of viability.