A&p I Mid-term Spring 2011

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  • 1. 
    Anatomy is the study of:
    • A. 

      Functions

    • B. 

      Structure

    • C. 

      Pathophysiology

    • D. 

      Physiology

  • 2. 
    Physiology is the study of:
    • A. 

      Structure

    • B. 

      Pathophysiology

    • C. 

      Function

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 3. 
    The word part in a medical terminology that provides the main meaning of the term is known as?
    • A. 

      Prefix

    • B. 

      Suffix

    • C. 

      Wood root

    • D. 

      Combining vowel

  • 4. 
    the word part tachy- means:
    • A. 

      Slow

    • B. 

      Moderate

    • C. 

      Rapid

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 5. 
    The following is an example of a sign:
    • A. 

      Nausea

    • B. 

      Pain

    • C. 

      Dizziness

    • D. 

      Blood pressure

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    The following is (are) example(s) of a symptom:
    • A. 

      Blood pressure

    • B. 

      Temperature

    • C. 

      Pain

    • D. 

      Redness

  • 7. 
    The organelles in the cells that produce ATP are known as:
    • A. 

      Endoplasmic reticulum

    • B. 

      Golgi apparatus

    • C. 

      Mitochondria

    • D. 

      Ribosomes

  • 8. 
    The gel like substance within cells is known as:
    • A. 

      Plasma

    • B. 

      Cyte

    • C. 

      Cytoplasma

  • 9. 
    The transport of a substance through the cell membrane from an area of higher concentration to an area of lower concentration is known as:
    • A. 

      Osmosis

    • B. 

      Diffusion

    • C. 

      Active transport

    • D. 

      Exocytosis

  • 10. 
    The transport of fluid from an area of lower concentration to an area of higher concentration is known as:
    • A. 

      Osmosis

    • B. 

      Diffusion

    • C. 

      Active transport

    • D. 

      Exocytosis

  • 11. 
    Laying face upward, on your back is referred to as:
    • A. 

      Prone

    • B. 

      Supine

    • C. 

      Lateral

  • 12. 
    Sitting in bed with head of bed elevated 45–60 degrees is called?
    • A. 

      Prone position

    • B. 

      Fowler's Position

    • C. 

      Supine

  • 13. 
    When would you use lithotomy position?
    • A. 

      In a pelvic exam, labor

    • B. 

      Breathing difficulty (facilitates breathing)

    • C. 

      Orthostatic hypotension

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 14. 
    This plane divides body into front and back sections is known as:
    • A. 

      Midsaggital

    • B. 

      Transverse or horizontal plane

    • C. 

      Frontal or Coronal Plane

  • 15. 
    Liver or gallbladder problems are mostly to present with symptoms in this quadrant (use the figure below if needed to assist you in answering abdominal symptom questions):
    • A. 

      LLQ

    • B. 

      RUQ

    • C. 

      RLQ

    • D. 

      LUQ

  • 16. 
    Areas of body allow X-rays to pass through to film easily; produce dark areas on film called:
    • A. 

      Radiolucent

    • B. 

      Radiopaque

    • C. 

      Dense

  • 17. 
    X-ray beam passes from patient’s back to patient’s front and then onto film(Standard view for chest X-ray) this type of x-ray is called?
    • A. 

      Lateral

    • B. 

      AP

    • C. 

      PA

  • 18. 
    The body works to make things function smoothly and maintain balance known as:
    • A. 

      Homeostasis

    • B. 

      Pathology

    • C. 

      Pathophysiology

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 19. 
    A specific grouping of signs and symptoms related to a specific disease:
    • A. 

      Etiology

    • B. 

      Pathology

    • C. 

      Pathophysiology

    • D. 

      Syndrome

  • 20. 
    Identification of disease determined by studying patient’s signs, symptoms, history, and results of diagnostic tests is known as:
    • A. 

      Prognosis

    • B. 

      Etiology

    • C. 

      Diagnosis

  • 21. 
    Prediction about outcome of a disease is known as:
    • A. 

      Prognosis

    • B. 

      Diagnosis

    • C. 

      Etiology

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 22. 
    Infected insect spreads infection to person (example: malaria), this is known as?
    • A. 

      Common Vechicle

    • B. 

      Biological Vector

    • C. 

      Idiopathic disease

  • 23. 
    A disease that exists permanently in a particular region or population is known as:
    • A. 

      Plague

    • B. 

      Epidemic

    • C. 

      Pandemic

    • D. 

      Endemic

  • 24. 
    Units of measurements all based on units that relate to each other by powers of 10 is known as:
    • A. 

      Metric units

    • B. 

      US system

    • C. 

      Pounds

    • D. 

      Inches

  • 25. 
    Process of simple compounds being built up and then used to manufacture materials for growth, reproduction, and repair:
    • A. 

      Catabolism

    • B. 

      Canabolism

    • C. 

      Anabolic

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