Clinical Chapter 2 Quiz 7 (Suffixes M-z)

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Clinical Chapter 2 Quiz 7 (Suffixes M-z)

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  • 1. 
    Which of the following suffixes means "pertaining to"?
    • A. 

      -tic

    • B. 

      -us

    • C. 

      -ose

    • D. 

      -ous

    • E. 

      All of the answer choices are correct

  • 2. 
    The suffix "-y" means ___.
    • A. 

      Pertaining to

    • B. 

      Condition

    • C. 

      Process

    • D. 

      All of the answer choices are correct

  • 3. 
    The pair of terms refer to "measurement" is ___.
    • A. 

      -rrhea & -rrhexis

    • B. 

      -tome & -tomy

    • C. 

      -meter & -metry

    • D. 

      -scope & -scopy

  • 4. 
    The pair of terms refer to "examining or examination" is ___.
    • A. 

      -rrhea & -rrhexis

    • B. 

      -tome & -tomy

    • C. 

      -meter & -metry

    • D. 

      -scope & -scopy

  • 5. 
    The terms that refer to "an instrument to cut" and "incision" are ___.
    • A. 

      -rrhea & -rrhexis

    • B. 

      -tome & -tomy

    • C. 

      -meter & -metry

    • D. 

      -scope & -scopy

  • 6. 
    In the term lithotripsy, the suffix "-tripsy" means ___.
    • A. 

      Nourishment, development

    • B. 

      Crushing

    • C. 

      Incision

    • D. 

      Treatment

  • 7. 
    In the term atrophy, the suffix "-trophy" refers to ___.
    • A. 

      Nourishment, development

    • B. 

      Formation, produce

    • C. 

      Treatment

    • D. 

      Rupture, breaking

  • 8. 
    The suffix that means "to eat or swallow" is ___.
    • A. 

      -pepsia

    • B. 

      -phasia

    • C. 

      -pheresis

    • D. 

      -phagia

  • 9. 
    If a doctor is charting about the "abnormal reduction or decrease" of a patient’s kidneys, the term would most likely have which of the following suffixes?
    • A. 

      -pepsia

    • B. 

      -penia

    • C. 

      -ptysis

    • D. 

      -pnea

  • 10. 
    In the term plasmapheresis, the suffix "-pheresis" means ___.
    • A. 

      Remove, removal

    • B. 

      Surgical repair

    • C. 

      Rupture, breaking

    • D. 

      To view, examine

  • 11. 
    Which of the following suffixes would refer to a "surgical repair"?
    • A. 

      -plegia

    • B. 

      -plasty

    • C. 

      -plasm

    • D. 

      -therapy

  • 12. 
    Which pair of terms both refer to an "opening"?
    • A. 

      -phil & -phobia

    • B. 

      -plasia & -plasm

    • C. 

      -ule & -ula

    • D. 

      -stomy & -ole

  • 13. 
    Which of the following is correct?
    • A. 

      -stasis means “control, stop, stand still” and -staxis means “dripping, trickling”

    • B. 

      -ptosis means “spitting, to spit” and -ptysis means “drooping, sagging, falling down”

    • C. 

      -rrhea means “rupture, breaking” and -rrhexis means “flow, discharge”

    • D. 

      All of the answer choices are correct

  • 14. 
    Which of the following suffixes refers to "breathing"?
    • A. 

      -plegia

    • B. 

      -uria

    • C. 

      -oxia

    • D. 

      -pnea

  • 15. 
    Which of the following suffixes refers to "urination"?
    • A. 

      -plegia

    • B. 

      -uria

    • C. 

      -oxia

    • D. 

      -pnea

  • 16. 
    In the term epithelium, the suffix "-um" means ___.
    • A. 

      Treatment

    • B. 

      Tissue, structure

    • C. 

      Condition

    • D. 

      Pertaining to

  • 17. 
    Which of the following terms are MOST CLOSELY RELATED?
    • A. 

      -plegia & -ptysis

    • B. 

      -stasis & -scopy

    • C. 

      -trophy & pnea

    • D. 

      -plasty & -tomy

  • 18. 
    In the term paraplegia, the suffix "-plegia" refers to ___.
    • A. 

      Weakness

    • B. 

      Paralysis, stroke, palsy

    • C. 

      Treatment

    • D. 

      Abnormal reduction, decrease

  • 19. 
    A condition of the eyes that would affect "sight or vision" would probably have which of the following suffixes?
    • A. 

      -oid

    • B. 

      -oxia

    • C. 

      -opia

    • D. 

      -opsy

  • 20. 
    Which of the following suffixes refers to "memory"?
    • A. 

      -oid

    • B. 

      -osis

    • C. 

      -or

    • D. 

      -mnesia

  • 21. 
    In the term humanoid, the suffix "-oid" refers to ___.
    • A. 

      Resemble, like, similar

    • B. 

      One who, a doer

    • C. 

      Condition of

    • D. 

      Pertaining to

  • 22. 
    A term with the suffix "-plasty" may also be used by a surgeon to provide which of the following for the patient?
    • A. 

      -pepsia

    • B. 

      -phobia

    • C. 

      -thermy

    • D. 

      -therapy

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