Mtca Chapter 3 Terms - Quiz 3

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Mtca Chapter 3 Terms - Quiz 3

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  • 1. 
    Which pair of terms is MOST similar in meaning?
    • A. 

      Afebrile & anicteric

    • B. 

      Concentration & decompensation

    • C. 

      Patent & latent

    • D. 

      Bifurcate & binary

  • 2. 
    Which term would be used to describe the OPPOSITE condition of someone who had a thyroid gland that was producing a deficient quantity of hormones?
    • A. 

      Hypoplasia

    • B. 

      Hyperactive

    • C. 

      Occlusion

    • D. 

      Latent

  • 3. 
    If an artery is blocked, cardiovascular surgeons will often insert a stint in order to repair this condition.
    • A. 

      Arrest

    • B. 

      Regurgitation

    • C. 

      Occlusion

    • D. 

      Pericardial

  • 4. 
    Infants born more than more than 4 weeks premature may die due to underdeveloped organs, such as the lungs and heart. What is this condition called?
    • A. 

      Insomnia

    • B. 

      Hypoplasia

    • C. 

      Afebrile

    • D. 

      Premenstrual

  • 5. 
    This is any perceptible change in the funciton of the body that indicates a disease.
    • A. 

      Sign

    • B. 

      Symptom

    • C. 

      Superinfection

    • D. 

      Decompensation

  • 6. 
    Which of the following pairs of terms are MOST OPPOSITE?
    • A. 

      Sign & symptom

    • B. 

      Latent & patent

    • C. 

      Hypoplasia & hyperactive

    • D. 

      Unconscious & insomnia

  • 7. 
    Which of the following terms would be the MOST OPPOSITE of occlusion?
    • A. 

      Arrest

    • B. 

      Patent

    • C. 

      Latent

    • D. 

      Enucleate

  • 8. 
    Which of the terms could apply to disorders in BOTH the circulatory system and the digestive system?
    • A. 

      Polydactyly

    • B. 

      Anicteric

    • C. 

      Decompensation

    • D. 

      Regurgitation

  • 9. 
    The term that literally means "the process of flooding backwards" or refers to a backwards flow.
    • A. 

      Regurgitation

    • B. 

      Afebrile

    • C. 

      Premenstrual

    • D. 

      Hypoplasia

  • 10. 
    The term that litterally means "pertaining to around the heart" is ___.
    • A. 

      Intermediary

    • B. 

      Premenstrual

    • C. 

      Pericardial

    • D. 

      Parasternal

  • 11. 
    The term that litterally means "pertaining to between or towards the middle" is ___.
    • A. 

      Intermediary

    • B. 

      Enucleate

    • C. 

      Pericardial

    • D. 

      Concentration

  • 12. 
    Often patients report secondary symptoms unrelated to the first illness. If the patient has taken an antibiotic, the symptoms can be caused by an overgrowth of yeast or resistant bacteria. This is referred to as a ___.
    • A. 

      Decompensation

    • B. 

      Superinfection

    • C. 

      Multifocal illness

    • D. 

      Latent infection

  • 13. 
    This term can mean a "response to a stimulus" or "to participate in a chemical reaction."
    • A. 

      Subacute

    • B. 

      Sign

    • C. 

      React

    • D. 

      Symptom

  • 14. 
    Of the following, which term would BEST describe the condition of not being able to sleep?
    • A. 

      Insomnia

    • B. 

      Hyperactive

    • C. 

      Decompensation

    • D. 

      Subacute

  • 15. 
    Of the following, which term would BEST describe the the course of a disease or the healing process following a tissue injury?
    • A. 

      Symptom

    • B. 

      Regurgitation

    • C. 

      Decompensation

    • D. 

      Subacute

  • 16. 
    If a patient is "lacking in awareness of one’s environment," she is said to be ___.
    • A. 

      Hyperactive

    • B. 

      Subacute

    • C. 

      Latent

    • D. 

      Unconscious

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