NCCT Medical Assissting 2011 Version Mt & Abbreviations

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medical terminology : A foundation of word structure B. Abbreviations


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  • 1. 
    The abbreviation for urinalysis is____
    • A. 

      UN

    • B. 

      Hystero

    • C. 

      UA

    • D. 

      Urino

  • 2. 
    The medical term for the basic unit of body structure is ______
    • A. 

      Vein

    • B. 

      Organ

    • C. 

      Tissue

    • D. 

      Cell

  • 3. 
    The medical term for paralysis on one side of the body is_______
    • A. 

      Quadriplegia

    • B. 

      Coma

    • C. 

      Hemiplegia

    • D. 

      Paraplegia

  • 4. 
    The abbreviation for below or low is______
    • A. 

      Post or P

    • B. 

      Hypo

    • C. 

      HUC

    • D. 

      Hyper

  • 5. 
    The medical term for an involuntary movement is
    • A. 

      Puberty

    • B. 

      Growth

    • C. 

      Stretching

    • D. 

      Reflex

  • 6. 
    The medical abbreviation for by mouth is
    • A. 

      PMC or P.M.C.

    • B. 

      Po

    • C. 

      Per

    • D. 

      Pc

  • 7. 
    The suffix -emia means
    • A. 

      Condition of urine

    • B. 

      Erudite

    • C. 

      Blood

    • D. 

      Hematemesis

  • 8. 
    The medical term for the time when menstruation stops is
    • A. 

      Menarche

    • B. 

      Menopause

    • C. 

      Reflex

    • D. 

      Growth

  • 9. 
     the medical term for turning the palm forward, as applied to the hand is_______
    • A. 

      Adduction

    • B. 

      Supination

    • C. 

      Extension

    • D. 

      Flexion

  • 10. 
    The abbreviation for gastrointestinal is______
    • A. 

      Abd.

    • B. 

      GI or G.I.

    • C. 

      Gtt or G.T.T.

    • D. 

      Gyn. or G.Y.N.

  • 11. 
    The abbreviation for dressing is
    • A. 

      DMS

    • B. 

      Dsg

    • C. 

      DSS

    • D. 

      Ds

  • 12. 
    The medical term for expanding or opening wider is
    • A. 

      Atelectasis

    • B. 

      Defamation

    • C. 

      Dilate

    • D. 

      Dysuria

  • 13. 
    The medical term for straightening a body part is______
    • A. 

      Extension

    • B. 

      Pronation

    • C. 

      Dorsiflexion

    • D. 

      Flexion

  • 14. 
    The medical term for paralysis from the nexk down is________
    • A. 

      Stroke

    • B. 

      Paraplegia

    • C. 

      Hemiplegia

    • D. 

      Quadriplegia

  • 15. 
    The medical term for the time when menstruation begins is
    • A. 

      Menopause

    • B. 

      Period

    • C. 

      Puberty

    • D. 

      Menarche

  • 16. 
    The medical term for a decrease in size or a wasting is 
    • A. 

      Abduction

    • B. 

      Pronation

    • C. 

      Atrophy

    • D. 

      Plantar flexion

  • 17. 
    The medical term for paralysis from the waist down is
    • A. 

      Paraplegia

    • B. 

      Coma

    • C. 

      Quadriplegia

    • D. 

      Disaster

  • 18. 
    The medical term for groups of cells with the same function is
    • A. 

      Hormone

    • B. 

      Artery

    • C. 

      System

    • D. 

      Tissue

  • 19. 
    The medical term for circular movement around a central point is______
    • A. 

      Dorsiflexion

    • B. 

      Extension

    • C. 

      Rotation

    • D. 

      Abduction

  • 20. 
    The abbreviation for above or high is
    • A. 

      Approx

    • B. 

      HS or hs

    • C. 

      Hyper

    • D. 

      Hypo

  • 21. 
    The medical term for moving a body part away from the body is
    • A. 

      Abduction

    • B. 

      Pronation

    • C. 

      Dorsiflexion

    • D. 

      Rotation

  • 22. 
    The abbreviation for laboratory is______
    • A. 

      L

    • B. 

      Lab

    • C. 

      Lbt

    • D. 

      Lbb

  • 23. 
    The medical term for moving a body part toward the midline of the body is______
    • A. 

      Contracture

    • B. 

      Abduction

    • C. 

      Adduction

    • D. 

      Flexion

  • 24. 
    The abbreviation for Papanicolaou smear is______
    • A. 

      PS

    • B. 

      P smear

    • C. 

      Pap smear

    • D. 

      PPSM

  • 25. 
    The abbreviation for postprandial blood sugar is______
    • A. 

      Post or p

    • B. 

      Pre

    • C. 

      PPBS

    • D. 

      PP