Medical Vocabulary Quiz 1

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  • 1. 
    "Cardi" is an example of what word part?
    • A. 

      Word root

    • B. 

      Suffix

    • C. 

      Prefix

    • D. 

      Combining form

  • 2. 
    Which medical term is spelled correctly?
    • A. 

      Osteoitis

    • B. 

      Artarioscope

    • C. 

      Hepatology

    • D. 

      Cardiapathy

  • 3. 
    What word parts make up the medical term arthroscopy?
    • A. 

      Prefix, word root, suffix

    • B. 

      Word root, combining vowel, suffix

    • C. 

      Prefix, word root, combining vowel, suffix

    • D. 

      Prefix, combining vowel, word root

  • 4. 
    Which combining form means joint?
    • A. 

      Arter/o

    • B. 

      Arthr/o

    • C. 

      Ven/o

    • D. 

      Oste/o

  • 5. 
    What is a suffix that means measure?
    • A. 

      -scope

    • B. 

      -scopy

    • C. 

      -logy

    • D. 

      -meter

  • 6. 
    Wilm's tumor is an example of a(n)
    • A. 

      Acronym

    • B. 

      Synonym

    • C. 

      Eponym

    • D. 

      Combining form

  • 7. 
    Which medical term is an example of an acronym?
    • A. 

      Diabetes

    • B. 

      Appendicitis

    • C. 

      Huntington's chores

    • D. 

      AIDS

  • 8. 
    What is the definition of the medical term intrahepatic?
    • A. 

      Under the liver

    • B. 

      Study of the liver

    • C. 

      Beyond the liver

    • D. 

      Pertaining to within the liver

  • 9. 
    What prefix means above or excessive?
    • A. 

      Hyper-

    • B. 

      Ab-

    • C. 

      Post-

    • D. 

      Intra-

  • 10. 
    Study of the stomach is the definition of what medical term?
    • A. 

      Prevenous

    • B. 

      Gastrology

    • C. 

      Hepatitis

    • D. 

      Osteopathy

  • 11. 
    What is the medical term that means pertaining to the stomach and liver?
    • A. 

      Osteoarthritis

    • B. 

      Gastrohepatic

    • C. 

      Arteriovenous

    • D. 

      Cardiopathy

  • 12. 
    Which medical term has two word roots?
    • A. 

      Osteoarthritis

    • B. 

      Cardiopathy

    • C. 

      Intravenous

    • D. 

      Subhepatic

  • 13. 
    What is the definition of the medical term "osteitis"?
    • A. 

      The study of joints

    • B. 

      Inflammation of the bones

    • C. 

      Disease of the arteries

    • D. 

      Measure of liver function

  • 14. 
    What is the definition of the suffix "-scopy"?
    • A. 

      An instrument used for viewing

    • B. 

      Pertaining to instruments

    • C. 

      Use of an instrument for viewing

    • D. 

      Study of instruments

  • 15. 
    What is the meaning of the prefix "ab"?
    • A. 

      Away from

    • B. 

      Under

    • C. 

      To follow after

    • D. 

      Excess

  • 16. 
    A syllable placed at the beginning of a word is called a/an:
    • A. 

      Prefix

    • B. 

      Combining form

    • C. 

      Word root

    • D. 

      Suffix

  • 17. 
    The suffix -itis means:
    • A. 

      Pertaining to

    • B. 

      Inflammation

    • C. 

      Excess

    • D. 

      To cut into

  • 18. 
    The suffix -pathy means:
    • A. 

      Condition

    • B. 

      Death

    • C. 

      Tissue

    • D. 

      Disease

  • 19. 
    "Later/o" is a word root meaning:
    • A. 

      Comes after

    • B. 

      Sooner

    • C. 

      Side

    • D. 

      Middle

  • 20. 
    The prefix endo- means:
    • A. 

      Above

    • B. 

      Between

    • C. 

      After

    • D. 

      Within

  • 21. 
    The medical term arteriology means:
    • A. 

      Study of joints

    • B. 

      Study of arteries

    • C. 

      Pertaining to blood vessels

    • D. 

      Study of windpipes

  • 22. 
    The initial letter or letters of each successive part or major part of a compound term forms a/an:
    • A. 

      Synonym

    • B. 

      Pseudonym

    • C. 

      Eponym

    • D. 

      Acronym

  • 23. 
    The definition of the medical term arthropathy is:
    • A. 

      Disease of a joint

    • B. 

      Condition of a joint enlargement

    • C. 

      Visual examination of a joint

    • D. 

      Inflammation of a joint

  • 24. 
    The medical term meaning "pertaining to the stomach" is:
    • A. 

      Castric

    • B. 

      Gastrectomy

    • C. 

      Gastrohepatic

    • D. 

      Gastric

  • 25. 
    The pregnant client will soon deliver a baby head first. This presentation is known as:
    • A. 

      Caudal

    • B. 

      Cephalic

    • C. 

      Ventral

    • D. 

      Distal