Medical Terminology -- Digestive System

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Medical Terminology Quizzes & Trivia

Med. Term. 2 Final Study -- In Chabner: The Language of Medicine


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The combining form of the first part of the large intestine is
    • A. 

      Duoden/o

    • B. 

      Ile/o

    • C. 

      Jejun/o

    • D. 

      Ili/o

    • E. 

      Cec/o

  • 2. 
    Another term for jaundice
    • A. 

      Achalasia

    • B. 

      Icterus

    • C. 

      Hypobilirubinemia

    • D. 

      Melena

    • E. 

      Gallstones

  • 3. 
    Muscular wave-like movement to transport food through the digestive system
    • A. 

      Mastication

    • B. 

      Emulsification

    • C. 

      Peristalsis

    • D. 

      Anastomosis

    • E. 

      Regurgitation

  • 4. 
    Pertaining to bile
    • A. 

      Billiary

    • B. 

      Billiery

    • C. 

      Biliary

  • 5. 
    Enzyme to digest starch
    • A. 

      Amylase

    • B. 

      Glucose

    • C. 

      Bile

    • D. 

      Amino Acid

    • E. 

      Lipase

  • 6. 
    Which test would demonstrate choledocholithiasis
    • A. 

      Transhepatic cholangiography

    • B. 

      Barium enema

    • C. 

      Gastric intubation

    • D. 

      Upper GI series

    • E. 

      Gastric endoscopy

  • 7. 
    Opposite of -ectasis
    • A. 

      -ptysis

    • B. 

      -stenosis

    • C. 

      -spasm

    • D. 

      -stasis

    • E. 

      -lysis

  • 8. 
    Suture
    • A. 

      -rrhapy

    • B. 

      -rrhagia

    • C. 

      -ectasis

    • D. 

      -stasis

    • E. 

      -rrhaphy

  • 9. 
    Not open
    • A. 

      Treesia

    • B. 

      Atresia

    • C. 

      Atrezia

    • D. 

      Etresia

    • E. 

      Etrasia

  • 10. 
    Dilation of a lymph vessel
    • A. 

      Cholecystolithiasis

    • B. 

      Lymphangiography

    • C. 

      Lymphocytosis

    • D. 

      Lymphangiectasis

    • E. 

      Choledocholithiasis

  • 11. 
    Esophageal atresia
    • A. 

      New opening of the esophagus into the stomach

    • B. 

      Esophagus does not open to the stomach at birth

    • C. 

      Twisted veins around the esophagus

    • D. 

      Esophagus is dilated

    • E. 

      Esophageal sphincter will not relax