Chapter 2 Practice Quiz 3

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Chapter 2 Practice Quiz 3

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  • 1. 
    In the term pathogenic, the suffix “-genic” means ___.
    • A. 

      Pain, ache

    • B. 

      Thirst

    • C. 

      Formation, produce

    • D. 

      Recording

  • 2. 
    In the term vasectomy, the suffix “-ectomy” refers to ___.
    • A. 

      Surgical excision or surgical removal

    • B. 

      Surgical puncture

    • C. 

      Hernia, tumor, or swelling

    • D. 

      Pertaining to

  • 3. 
    The suffixes “-gen” & “-genic” mean ___.
    • A. 

      Formation, produce

    • B. 

      Mark, record

    • C. 

      Pertaining to

    • D. 

      Treatment

  • 4. 
    In the term diabetes, the suffix “-betes” means ___.
    • A. 

      To go

    • B. 

      To kill

    • C. 

      To separate

    • D. 

      To lower

  • 5. 
    Which of the following have the MOST SIMILAR meanings?
    • A. 

      -ion & -ia

    • B. 

      -ide & -ive

    • C. 

      -ize & -ic

    • D. 

      -icle & -ile

  • 6. 
    Of the following, the suffix that means “relating to, one who” is ___.
    • A. 

      -ar

    • B. 

      -ic

    • C. 

      -er

    • D. 

      -ia

  • 7. 
    The suffix “-drome,” as in the term syndrome, means ___.
    • A. 

      A course

    • B. 

      Skin

    • C. 

      Illness

    • D. 

      Weakness

  • 8. 
    In the term obstetrician, the suffix “-ician” means “physican or one who specializes.” Which of the following suffixes has the same meaning?
    • A. 

      -ior

    • B. 

      -ist

    • C. 

      -logy

    • D. 

      -ism

  • 9. 
    Which of the following refers to “motion or movement”?
    • A. 

      -desis

    • B. 

      -lepsy

    • C. 

      -betes

    • D. 

      -kinesis

  • 10. 
    Which of the following refers to specifically to “weakness”?
    • A. 

      -asthenia

    • B. 

      -lysis

    • C. 

      -algesia

    • D. 

      -ectasis

  • 11. 
    Which of the following means “pertaining to”?
    • A. 

      -al

    • B. 

      -ive

    • C. 

      -ize

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 12. 
    Which of the following refers to “diction, word, or phrase”?
    • A. 

      -lepsy

    • B. 

      -kinesis

    • C. 

      -lexia

    • D. 

      -liter

  • 13. 
    Which of the following the the correct meaning of the suffix “-lymph”?
    • A. 

      Destruction, separation, breakdown, loosening, dissolution

    • B. 

      Clear fluid, serum, pale fluid

    • C. 

      Having a particular quality

    • D. 

      To make, to treat, or combine with

  • 14. 
    The suffix that means “seizure” is ___.
    • A. 

      -itis

    • B. 

      -lepsy

    • C. 

      -asthenia

    • D. 

      -clasis

  • 15. 
    In the term paralysis, the suffix “-lysis” means ___.
    • A. 

      Destruction, separation, breakdown, loosening, dissolution

    • B. 

      A break, crushing, breaking up

    • C. 

      Weakness

    • D. 

      Seizure

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