Basic Medical Termilogy Quiz

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  • 1. 
    WHAT IS THE MEANING OF THE PREFIX  AUTO?
    • A. 

      SELF

    • B. 

      ANOTHER

    • C. 

      SUB

    • D. 

      BEFORE

    • E. 

      TO DO

  • 2. 
    WHIS THE MEANING OF THE PREFIX DIA?
    • A. 

      SELF

    • B. 

      INSIDE

    • C. 

      COMPLETE, THROUGH

    • D. 

      SUPRA, ABOVE

    • E. 

      INFRA, BELOW

  • 3. 
    WHAT IS THE MEANG OF THE PREFIX A, AN?
    • A. 

      BETWEEN

    • B. 

      SUPRA, ABOVE

    • C. 

      HALF

    • D. 

      COMPLETE, THROUGH

    • E. 

      NO, NONE

  • 4. 
    WHAT IS MEANING OF THE PREFIX ENDO?
    • A. 

      INSIDE

    • B. 

      OUTSIDE

    • C. 

      SELF

    • D. 

      BEFORE

    • E. 

      BEHIND

  • 5. 
    WHAT IS THE MEANING OF THE PREFIX EXO?
    • A. 

      COMPLETE

    • B. 

      HALF

    • C. 

      OUTSIDE

    • D. 

      INSIDE

    • E. 

      FAST

  • 6. 
    WHAT IS THE MEANING OF THE PREFIX EPI?
    • A. 

      INFRA, BELOW

    • B. 

      COMPLETE, THROUGH

    • C. 

      NO, NONE

    • D. 

      SUPR, ABOVE

    • E. 

      BAD, PAINFUL

  • 7. 
    WHAT IS THE MEANING OF THE PREFIX SUB?
    • A. 

      COMPLETE, THROUGH

    • B. 

      BAD, PAINFUL

    • C. 

      NO, NONE

    • D. 

      MORE THAN NORMAL

    • E. 

      INFRA, BELOW

  • 8. 
    WHAT IS THE MEANING OF THE PREFIX HYPER?
    • A. 

      BAD, PAINFUL

    • B. 

      LESS THAN NORMAL

    • C. 

      NO, NONE

    • D. 

      MORE THAN NORMAL

    • E. 

      COMPLETE, THROUGH

  • 9. 
    WHAT IS THE MEANING OF THE PREFIX HYPO?
    • A. 

      MORE THAN NORMAL

    • B. 

      COMPLETE, THROUGH

    • C. 

      LESS THAN NORMAL

    • D. 

      BAD, PAINFUL

    • E. 

      SUPRA, ABOVE

  • 10. 
    WHAT IS THE MEANING OF THE PREFIX INTER?
    • A. 

      BEHIND

    • B. 

      SELF

    • C. 

      INSIDE

    • D. 

      HALF

    • E. 

      BETWEEN

  • 11. 
    WHAT IS THE MEANING OF THE PREFIX BRADY?
    • A. 

      FAST

    • B. 

      SLOW

    • C. 

      HALF

    • D. 

      BEHIND

    • E. 

      OUTSIDE

  • 12. 
    WHAT IS MEANING OF THE PREFIX TACHY?
    • A. 

      FAST

    • B. 

      SLOW

    • C. 

      BETWEEN

    • D. 

      BEHIND

    • E. 

      OUTSIDE

  • 13. 
    WHAT IS THE MEANING OF THE PREFIX DYS?
    • A. 

      NO, NONE

    • B. 

      BAD, PAINFUL

    • C. 

      COMPLETE, THROUGH

    • D. 

      MORE THAN NORMAL

    • E. 

      LESS THAN NORMAL

  • 14. 
    WHAT IS THE MEANING OF THE PREFIX HEMI?
    • A. 

      GOOD

    • B. 

      BETWEEN

    • C. 

      BAD

    • D. 

      BEFORE

    • E. 

      HALF

  • 15. 
    WHAT IS THE MEANING OF THE PREFIX PRE?
    • A. 

      BEHIND

    • B. 

      HALF

    • C. 

      BETWEEN

    • D. 

      OUTSIDE

    • E. 

      BEFORE

  • 16. 
    WHAT IS THE MEANING OF THE PREFIX RETRO?
    • A. 

      BEFORE

    • B. 

      SELF

    • C. 

      BETWEEN

    • D. 

      BEHIND

    • E. 

      HALF

  • 17. 
    WHAT IS THE MEANING OF THE ABBREVIATION FUO?
    • A. 

      NOTHING BY MOUTH

    • B. 

      CLEAN CATCH URINE

    • C. 

      FEVER OF UNKNOWN ORIGIN

    • D. 

      NOT YET DIAGNOSED

    • E. 

      NEW PATIENT

  • 18. 
    WHAT IS THE MEANING OF THE ABBREVIATION H & H? 
    • A. 

      INCISION AND DRAINAGE

    • B. 

      SUTURE REMOVAL

    • C. 

      HEMATOCRIT / HEMAGLOBIN

    • D. 

      INTAKE AND OUTPUT

    • E. 

      COMPLETE PHYSICAL EXAM

  • 19. 
    WHAT IS THE MEANING OF THE ABBREVIATION IV?
    • A. 

      INSIDE

    • B. 

      INTRAVENOUS

    • C. 

      REMOVE

    • D. 

      IMMEDIATELY

    • E. 

      STAT

  • 20. 
    WHAT IS THE MEANING OF THE ABBREVIATION C &C?
    • A. 

      COMPELTE PHYSICAL EXAM

    • B. 

      CONJESTIVE HEART FAILURE

    • C. 

      COMPLETE BLOOD CELL COUNT

    • D. 

      CENTER OF DISEASE CONTROL

    • E. 

      CLEAN CATCH URINE

  • 21. 
    WHAT IS THE MEANING OF THE ABBREVIATION RBC?
    • A. 

      ERYTHROCYTES (RED BLOOD CELLS)

    • B. 

      LEUKOCYTES (WHITE BLOOD CELLS)

    • C. 

      RED BLOOD CELL BASIC CULTURE

    • D. 

      REBA BEGA CONJA

    • E. 

      NONE OF THE ABOVE

  • 22. 
    WHAT IS THE MEANING OF THE ABBREVIATION WBC?
    • A. 

      RED BLOOD CELL COUNT (ERYTHROCYTES)

    • B. 

      WHITE BLOOD CELL COUNT (LEUKOCYTES)

    • C. 

      WEBA BEGA CONJA

    • D. 

      RED AND WHITE BLOOD CELLS

    • E. 

      NONE OF THE ABOVE

  • 23. 
    WHAT IS THE MEANING OF THE ABBREVIATION BP?
    • A. 

      BOWEL PRESSURE

    • B. 

      BACK PRESSURE

    • C. 

      BANDAGE PREP

    • D. 

      BEFORE TAKING PRESSURE

    • E. 

      BLOOD PRESSURE

  • 24. 
    WHAT IS THE MEANING OF THE ABBREVIATION CDC?
    • A. 

      CLEAN CATCH

    • B. 

      CENTER OF DISEASE CONTROL

    • C. 

      CULTURE DISEASE CONTROL

    • D. 

      CENTER OF CONTROL

    • E. 

      CONTROL CENTER OF DISEASE

  • 25. 
    WHAT IS THE MEANING OF THE ABBREVIATION CHF?
    • A. 

      CONJESTIVE HEART FAILURE

    • B. 

      CONJESTIVE HEART FUNCTION

    • C. 

      CENTER OF HEART FAILURE

    • D. 

      CENTER OF HEART FUNCTION

    • E. 

      NONE OF THE ABOVE