Rift-valley Medical College, Medical Terminology Quiz.

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  • 1. 

    The prefix hyper, it means

    • A.

      Excessive or above normal

    • B.

      Lower

    • C.

      Enlarged

    • D.

      Slow

    Correct Answer
    A. Excessive or above normal
    Explanation
    The prefix "hyper-" is derived from the Greek word meaning "excessive" or "above normal." It is commonly used in medical terminology to describe conditions or processes that are characterized by an excessive or abnormal state. For example, "hypertension" refers to high blood pressure, "hyperactive" describes someone who is excessively active, and "hyperglycemia" indicates high blood sugar levels. Therefore, the correct answer is "Excessive or above normal."

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  • 2. 

    The right upper quadrant contains:

    • A.

      Right lobe of liver

    • B.

      Gallbaldader

    • C.

      Right kidney

    • D.

      All are correct

    Correct Answer
    D. All are correct
    Explanation
    The right upper quadrant of the body contains the right lobe of the liver, gallbladder, and right kidney. This means that all of the given options are correct. The liver is a large organ located on the right side of the body, the gallbladder is a small organ located just beneath the liver, and the right kidney is situated in the upper right portion of the abdomen. Therefore, all three organs mentioned are indeed present in the right upper quadrant.

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  • 3. 

    Gastro- means?

    • A.

      Liver

    • B.

      Lung

    • C.

      Stomach

    • D.

      Heart

    Correct Answer
    C. Stomach
    Explanation
    The prefix "gastro-" is derived from the Greek word "gaster" which means stomach. Therefore, "gastro-" refers to the stomach.

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  • 4. 

    A, ab means

    • A.

      Without

    • B.

      Together

    • C.

      From

    • D.

      Shape of

    Correct Answer
    A. Without
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Without". This means that "A, ab" indicates the absence or lack of something.

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  • 5. 

    Inflammation of the joints is called:

    • A.

      Arthroscopy

    • B.

      Arthritis

    • C.

      Athroscelerosis

    • D.

      Arthopody

    Correct Answer
    B. Arthritis
    Explanation
    Arthritis is the correct answer because it refers to the inflammation of the joints. It is a common condition that causes pain, stiffness, and swelling in the joints. Arthritis can affect any joint in the body and can be caused by various factors such as age, injury, or autoimmune diseases. It is important to manage arthritis through proper medical treatment, exercise, and lifestyle changes to reduce symptoms and improve quality of life.

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  • 6. 

    Polyneuropathy, Nuero also is used in the:

    • A.

      Circulatory system

    • B.

      Endocrine syatem

    • C.

      Nervous system

    • D.

      None of them

    Correct Answer
    C. Nervous system
    Explanation
    Polyneuropathy refers to a condition that affects multiple nerves throughout the body. It is characterized by damage to the peripheral nervous system, which includes the nerves outside of the brain and spinal cord. Therefore, it is logical to conclude that polyneuropathy primarily affects the nervous system. The circulatory system primarily consists of blood vessels and the heart, while the endocrine system consists of glands that produce hormones. Since polyneuropathy does not primarily affect these systems, the correct answer is the nervous system.

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  • 7. 

    Hemi- means:

    • A.

      Half

    • B.

      Whole

    • C.

      Full

    • D.

      Complete

    Correct Answer
    A. Half
    Explanation
    The prefix "hemi-" in the English language is derived from the Greek word "hemi," which means "half." It is commonly used to indicate that something is divided into two equal parts or halves. Therefore, the correct answer is "Half."

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  • 8. 

    The plural form of appendix will be:

    • A.

      Appendixes

    • B.

      Appendices

    • C.

      Appendis

    • D.

      Appendicitis

    Correct Answer
    B. Appendices
    Explanation
    The plural form of "appendix" is "appendices". This is because when forming the plural of a word ending in "-ix", the "-ix" is changed to "-ices". Therefore, "appendices" is the correct plural form of "appendix".

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  • 9. 

    Movement towards the body's midline ia called:

    • A.

      Abduction

    • B.

      Adduction

    • C.

      Afferent

    • D.

      Efferent

    Correct Answer
    B. Adduction
    Explanation
    Adduction refers to the movement of a body part towards the body's midline. This means that the body part is being brought closer to the center of the body. For example, when you bring your arms back to your sides after raising them out to the side, you are performing adduction. Therefore, adduction is the correct answer for this question.

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  • 10. 

    Sagittal plane divides the body into:

    • A.

      Upper and lower

    • B.

      Anterior and posterior

    • C.

      Left and right halves

    • D.

      Obliquely into upper and lower

    Correct Answer
    C. Left and right halves
    Explanation
    The sagittal plane divides the body into left and right halves. This means that if an imaginary line is drawn vertically from the head to the feet, the body will be divided into two equal parts, with one side being the left side and the other side being the right side. This division helps in understanding the symmetry and organization of the body's structures and is commonly used in anatomical and medical studies.

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