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  • 1. 
    An abnormal increase in the size of an organ is
    • A. 

      Atrophy

    • B. 

      Hypertrophy

    • C. 

      Dystrophy

    • D. 

      Hypothrophy

    • E. 

      Visceral

  • 2. 
    The abbreviation for "right eye" is
    • A. 

      OD

    • B. 

      OS

    • C. 

      OU

    • D. 

      AD

    • E. 

      AS

  • 3. 
    An abnormal decreases in the total number of WBC's is known as
    • A. 

      Leukocytosis

    • B. 

      Leukemia

    • C. 

      Leukosis

    • D. 

      Leukopenia

    • E. 

      Anemia

  • 4. 
    An extremely high fever is called
    • A. 

      Pyrexia

    • B. 

      Hyperpnea

    • C. 

      Hyperpyrexia

    • D. 

      Hypertension

    • E. 

      Hyperglycemia

  • 5. 
    Which of the following suffixes refers to eating?
    • A. 

      -cardia

    • B. 

      -phasia

    • C. 

      -algia

    • D. 

      -phagia

    • E. 

      -dipsia

  • 6. 
    A suffix used to denote destruction is
    • A. 

      -lysis

    • B. 

      -desis

    • C. 

      -pexy

    • D. 

      -plasty

    • E. 

      -rrhaphy

  • 7. 
    A rhinoplasty is a surgical procedure on the
    • A. 

      Uterus

    • B. 

      Nose

    • C. 

      Cornea

    • D. 

      Ear

    • E. 

      Knee

  • 8. 
    The prefixes apo-, de-, and ab- mean
    • A. 

      Against

    • B. 

      Before

    • C. 

      Within

    • D. 

      Outside

    • E. 

      Away from

  • 9. 
    The creation of an opening in the abdomen to bring some portion of the colon onto the surface is a
    • A. 

      Cholecystectomy

    • B. 

      Gastropexy

    • C. 

      Gastrostomy

    • D. 

      Colectomy

    • E. 

      Colostomy

  • 10. 
    The abbreviation meaning "four times a day" is
    • A. 

      Bid

    • B. 

      Tid

    • C. 

      Qid

    • D. 

      Qod

    • E. 

      Q4h

  • 11. 
    The prefix "hypo-"  means
    • A. 

      Above

    • B. 

      Below

    • C. 

      Excessive

    • D. 

      Skin

    • E. 

      Before

  • 12. 
    Which of the following abbreviations is not correct?
    • A. 

      Feb.

    • B. 

      T4

    • C. 

      Rh

    • D. 

      Mm HG

    • E. 

      Bl pr

  • 13. 
    Pyuria is
    • A. 

      Blood in stool

    • B. 

      Pus in sputum

    • C. 

      Pus in urine

    • D. 

      Blood in urine

    • E. 

      Blood in sputum

  • 14. 
    Another term for "pain when urinating" is
    • A. 

      Hematuria

    • B. 

      Anuria

    • C. 

      Dysuria

    • D. 

      Pyuria

    • E. 

      Polyuria

  • 15. 
    The term that means "to control or stop bleeding" is
    • A. 

      Hemolysis

    • B. 

      Hemostasis

    • C. 

      Hematocrit

    • D. 

      Hemopoiesis

    • E. 

      Hemophilia

  • 16. 
    The combining form for "heart" is
    • A. 

      Hem/o

    • B. 

      Crani/o

    • C. 

      Electr/o

    • D. 

      Neur/o

    • E. 

      Cardi/o

  • 17. 
    The cell from which bone tissue develops is a (n)
    • A. 

      Erythroblast

    • B. 

      Osteoblast

    • C. 

      Osteoclast

    • D. 

      Myoblast

    • E. 

      Neuroblast

  • 18. 
    Excessive amounts of hair on the body is synonymous with
    • A. 

      Alopecia

    • B. 

      Myopia

    • C. 

      Hirsutism

    • D. 

      Vitiligo

    • E. 

      Urticaria

  • 19. 
    Another term for swallowing is
    • A. 

      Obstipation

    • B. 

      Peristaisis

    • C. 

      Deglutition

    • D. 

      Herniation

    • E. 

      Regurgitation

  • 20. 
    Adipose tissue is
    • A. 

      Lymph

    • B. 

      Tendon

    • C. 

      Muscle

    • D. 

      Fat

    • E. 

      Skin

  • 21. 
    A cicatrix in the popliteal area is a
    • A. 

      Blister on the shoulder

    • B. 

      Polyp on the elbow

    • C. 

      Wart on the bottom of the foot

    • D. 

      Scar on the back of the knee

    • E. 

      Mole on the wrist

  • 22. 
    A disease process of unknown origin is referred to as
    • A. 

      Diastolic

    • B. 

      Epidemic

    • C. 

      Biologic

    • D. 

      Etiologic

    • E. 

      Idiopathic

  • 23. 
    The function of the optic nerve is
    • A. 

      Hearing

    • B. 

      Seeing

    • C. 

      Smelling

    • D. 

      Tasting

    • E. 

      Touching

  • 24. 
    A patient with urticaria most likely has
    • A. 

      Acne vulgaris

    • B. 

      A boil

    • C. 

      Shingles

    • D. 

      Warts

    • E. 

      Hives

  • 25. 
    The membrane that surrounds the abdominopelvic cavity is the
    • A. 

      Perineum

    • B. 

      Pericardium

    • C. 

      Endocardium

    • D. 

      Endometrium

    • E. 

      Peritoneum

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