Virginia College - Pearson Medical Terminology - MidTerm Exam Study Guide Handout

  1. T or F - a patient with rapid breathing has bradypnea
    F
  2. T or F - the beginning of a word is known as the prefix
    T
  3. T or F - a suffix is the ending of a word
    T
  4. T or F - the most common combining vowel is "a"
    F
  5. T or F - the root word cephal/o means brain
    T
  6. T or F - the root word oste/o means bone
    T
  7. T or F - hyperemesis is excessive vomiting
    T
  8. T or F - the suffix -megaly means small
    F
  9. T or F - the prefix epi- means under or below
    F
  10. T or F - the root word cyan/o- means blue
    T
  11. T or F - the suffix rrhaphy means surgical repair
    F
  12. T or F - the suffix -tomy means excision
    F
  13. T or F - the abbreviation for ROM is range of motion
    T
  14. T or F - IM, ID, IV, & SC are all types of injections
    T
  15. T or F - the abbreviation Dx is for diagnosis
    T
  16. T or F - the abbreviation for history is Hx
    T
  17. T or F - the suffix -emia means blood condition
    T
  18. T or F - the suffix -rrhea means flow or discharge
    T
  19. T or F - the suffix -pnea means breathing
    T
  20. T or F - the prefix auto- means self
    T
  21. the prefix meaning toward is:



    C. ad
  22. tachy- is a prefix meaning:



    D. fast
  23. the commond word for sternum is:



    A. breastbone
  24. the prefix peri- means:



    D. around
  25. the prefix meaning painful/difficult is:



    C. dys
  26. the root word which means joint is:



    A. arthr/o
  27. the suffix -itis means:



    D. inflammation
  28. the root word which means neck is:



    B. cervic/o
  29. the root word meaning white is:



    C. leuk/o
  30. the suffix -centesis means:
    a.excision
    b.puncture
    c.hernia
    d.repair
  31. dermatitis is:



    A. inflammation of the skin
  32. the suffix -stomy means: a.incision
    b.excision
    c.repair
    d.forming and opening
    d.forming an opening
  33. neoplasm refers to:



    C. new growth
  34. the suffix -ectomy means:



    B. excision
  35. the root word meaning spinal cord or bone marrow is:



    A. myel/o
  36. what is the abbreviation for fracture?



    D. Fx
  37. the root word meaning hard is:



    A. scler/o
  38. what is teh abbreviation for incision and drainage:



    C. I&D
  39. what is the abbreviation for intramuscular:



    C. IM
  40. the surgical breaking of a bone is called:



    C. osteoclasis
  41. how many bones are in the human body?



    A. 206
  42. a myoma is a:



    A. tumor of the muscle
  43. the approximate number of muscles in the human body is:



    B. 600
  44. an inflammation of the tendon is called:



    D. tendonitis
  45. what does the abbreviation Bx mean:



    A. biopsy
  46. a dermatopathy is:



    B. disease of the skin
  47. the common word for clavicle is:



    D. collar bone
  48. the suffix -tripsy means:



    D. to crush
  49. the root word cost/o means:



    A. rib
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