Medical Terminology Placement Test

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Medical Terminology Placement Test

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Define the following terms using your own words : prognosis, diagnosis, treatment( Attempt to use only 1 minute to answer this question) . 
  • 2. 
    Have you ever taken a medical terminology course from grade k to beyond(this question is not graded)? 
  • 3. 
    Study of cells.
    • A. 

      Cytology

    • B. 

      Diagnosis

    • C. 

      Prognosis

    • D. 

      Radiology

  • 4. 
    Process of cutting out.
    • A. 

      Resection

    • B. 

      -tomy

    • C. 

      Excision

    • D. 

      Incision

  • 5. 
    Malig. tumor in liver.
    • A. 

      Hepatoma

    • B. 

      Hematoma

    • C. 

      Sarcoma

    • D. 

      Edema

  • 6. 
    Pert. to producing treatment.
    • A. 

      Iatrogenesis

    • B. 

      Diagnosis

    • C. 

      Pathology

    • D. 

      Iatrogenic

  • 7. 
    Process of cutting into.
    • A. 

      Excision

    • B. 

      Resection

    • C. 

      Incision

    • D. 

      -ectomy

  • 8. 
    Spec. who examines biopsy samples microscopically and examines dead body to determine cause of death.
    • A. 

      Dermatologist

    • B. 

      Proctologist

    • C. 

      Pathologist

    • D. 

      Radiologist

  • 9. 
    To build up protein.
    • A. 

      Catabolism

    • B. 

      Anabolism

    • C. 

      Metabolism

    • D. 

      Ventral

  • 10. 
    Process of breaking down foods to release energy.
    • A. 

      Anabolism

    • B. 

      Canabolism

    • C. 

      Catabolism

    • D. 

      Anabalism

  • 11. 
    Pert. to front.
    • A. 

      Distal

    • B. 

      Inferior

    • C. 

      Coronal

    • D. 

      Dorsal

  • 12. 
    Far from the point of attachment to the trunk or far from beginning of structure.
    • A. 

      Inferior

    • B. 

      Superior

    • C. 

      Distal

    • D. 

      Lateral

  • 13. 
    Pert. to back portion of body.
    • A. 

      Coronal

    • B. 

      Supine

    • C. 

      Ventral

    • D. 

      Dorsal

  • 14. 
    Spec. who studies body tissue
    • A. 

      Dermatologist

    • B. 

      Rheumatologist

    • C. 

      Histologist

    • D. 

      Biologist

  • 15. 
    Below another structure.
    • A. 

      Distal

    • B. 

      Superior

    • C. 

      Inferior

    • D. 

      Dorsal

  • 16. 
    Pert. to side.
    • A. 

      Lateral

    • B. 

      Outward

    • C. 

      Supine

    • D. 

      Sagittal

  • 17. 
    Pert. to middle.
    • A. 

      Median

    • B. 

      Medial

    • C. 

      Medius

    • D. 

      Proximal

  • 18. 
    Near the point of attachment to trunk.
    • A. 

      Distal

    • B. 

      Sagittal

    • C. 

      Proximal

    • D. 

      Supine

  • 19. 
    Lengthwise, vertically dividing body.
    • A. 

      Sagittal

    • B. 

      Lateral

    • C. 

      Dorsal

    • D. 

      Proximal

  • 20. 
    Above another structure; pert. to head.
    • A. 

      Inferior

    • B. 

      Superior

    • C. 

      Proximal

    • D. 

      Above

  • 21. 
    Lying on back (face up, palms up)
    • A. 

      Upwards

    • B. 

      Superior

    • C. 

      Supine

    • D. 

      Ventral

  • 22. 
    Horizontal plane dividing body into upper and lower portions.
    • A. 

      Sagittal

    • B. 

      Transverse

    • C. 

      Inverse

    • D. 

      Top/bottom

  • 23. 
    Front surface of body.
    • A. 

      Medial

    • B. 

      Frontal

    • C. 

      Proximal

    • D. 

      Ventral

  • 24. 
    Pert. to internal organs
    • A. 

      Innards

    • B. 

      Coronal

    • C. 

      Visceral

    • D. 

      Ventral

  • 25. 
    Enlargement of extremity: an endocrine disorder that occurs when the pituitary gland produces an excessive amt. of growth hormone after completion of puberty.
    • A. 

      Hypertrophy

    • B. 

      Acromegaly

    • C. 

      Atrophy

    • D. 

      Dystrophy

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