What type of surgeon performs spinal injury surgery?
Parenteral administration excludes:
D) through the digestive tract
What does opthamology mean?
Study of the eye and its diseases
What does endo mean?
Which are the two languages from which most medical language is derived?
Latin and Greek
What does odont/o mean?
Which of the following does not have a suffix meaning pertaining to?
What is the name of an ear, nose and throat specialist?
Which of these terms describes substances that readily permit the passage of x-rays?
Spell correctly the plural form of the term "petechia"
What does calcipenia mean?
a deficiency of calcium
What does chiroplasty mean?
Surgical repair of the hand
What does edema mean?
the presence of abnormally large amounts of fluid in the tissues
Spell correctly the term that means discharge from the ear.
What does osteoid mean?
What is the name of the instrument that projects an x-ray image on a screen i order for the radiologist to view the activity of an organ in real time?
Spell correctly the term that means examination of the eye.
What is the term for objective evidence of an illness or disordered function?
Spell correctly the term that means excision of a gland.
Spell correctly the term that means predicted outcome of a disease.
Spell correctly the term that means cramp or twitching.
Spell correctly the term that means instrument used to record the electrical impulses of the heart.
Spell correctly the term that means swelling of the eyelid.
What is the surgical crushing of a nerve?
Which term means the opening into the trachea through which a tube may be inserted?
Loosening of adhesions surrounding a nerve
What is a phagocyte?
D) any cell that can ingest and destroy particulate substances
Which combining form is not matched with the correct color?
C) xanth/o = green
Which of the following is a verb that means to destroy red blood cells and cause them to release hemoglobin?
Which of the following is true of the term antineoplastics?
D) it means medications that are used to treat neoplasms
What does pathogenic mean?
B) capable of causing disease
Spell correctly the one word that means treatment of disease with drugs.
Which term means an instrument to measure the head?
Which term means characterized by or producing a loss of feeling?
Spell correctly the word that means prolaps of the eyelids.
Spell correctly the term that means red blood cells.
Spell correctly a word that means any disease of a gland.
Spell correctly the word that means a drug that relieves pain.
In which type of injection is the hypodermic needle placed into the tissue beneath the skin?
What does para- mean?
D) near, beside or abnormal
What does the prefix in addiction mean?
A) to draw toward
Which of the following terms does not contain a prefix that relates to position or direction?
Which of the following terms does not contain a prefix that relates to position or direction?
Spell correctly the term that means underdeveloped external ear.
Spell correctly the term that means wound or injury
Spell correctly the term that means located above the kidney.
Which term means a set of symptoms that occur together and characterize a particular disease or condition?
Which term means affecting the same side of the body?
Spel correctly the term that means double vision.
Spell correctly the term for abnormally slow speech.
How does a midsagittal plane divide the body?
B) equal right and left halves
In which technique does the examiner use the hands to feel the texture, size, consistency, and location of a certain body part?
The combining form encephal/o means:
To what does somatic refer?
B) the body
What does acrocyanosis mean?
B) a blue color of the extremities
What is another term for fever?
What is the term for the region that lies on each side of the unbilical region?
To what does somatopsychic pertain?
C) the mind and body
What is another name for a dactylogram?
Spell correctly the term that means rotation of a joint that allows the hand or foot to turn downward.
Which aspect is facing forward when the body is in anatomic position?
Which is not true of abdominal paracentesis?
C) it may be used to remove fluid from the chest cavity
Which is the same as the coronal plane?
Which of the following is a heart tracing that is sent by phone?
Spell correctly the term for the technique in which the examiner listens for sounds within the body using a stethoscope.
Spell correctly the term for the disorder characterized by enlargement of the extremities.
Which of the following terms pertains to the large internal organs of the body?
Which term means lying down?
Which term means lying horizontal with the face downward?
Spell correctly the term that means from back to front.
Which term means situated in the middle of the underside?
Which term means the abnormal development of tissues or organs?
Spell correctly the term for a record produced by electrical impulses of the brain.
Spell correctly the verb that describes the action of a hemolysin
What does hypochromia mean?
D) a condition in which the erythrocytes have reduced hemoglobin content.
What is the term for the presence of irregularly shaped erythrocytes in the blood?
Where is the hemoglobin normally located?
B) in the erythrocytes only
Spell the name of the liquid part of blood that has been treated with an anticoagulatant.
Which of the following is a general intoxication of the body due to absorption of bacterial toxins?
Which of the following is a nonspecific defense mechanism?
Which of the following is an adjective that means capable of dissolving a thrombus?
Spell correctly the term for relative constancy in the body's internal environment.
Which of the following means the destruction of red blood cells with the liberation of hemoglobin that diffuses into the fluid surrounding the red cells?
What is erythropoiesis?
D) production of erythrocytes
Spell correctly the term that means the stoppage of blood flow by coagulation or surgical means
Spell correctly the term for a reduction in the number of red blood cells, hemoglobin, or both red blood cells and hemoglobin.
Spell correctly the medical term that means pertaining to illnesses developing without a known cause.
Spell correctly the word that means exaggerated, life-threatening hypersensitivity reactions.
spell correctly the medical term that means any disease or disorder of coagulation
Spell correctly the medical term that means a condition in which erythrocytes are not of equal size
the term angiectomy means:
D) excision of a blood vessel
What does occlusion mean?
What is a coronary thrombosis?
A) formation of a blood clot in an artery that supplies blood to the myocardium
What is the record produced by ultrasonography of the heart?
C) an echocardiogram
What is the term for an abnormally low circulating blood volume?
Spell correctly the term that means absence of a heart beat; cardiac arrest
Spell correctly the term that means increased blood pressure
Spell correctly the term that means contraction of the heart
Spell correctly the term meaning insufficient blood flow to an area of the body
Spell correctly the term that means a localized dilation or balloning out of the wall of a blood vessel.
Spell correctly the term that means relaxation of the ventricles
spell correctly the term for excision of the adenoids
Which term could be considered the same meaning as angiectasis?
Spell correctly the term for a procedure to surgically correct an atrial septal defect.
Spell correctly the term that means pertaining to the membrane that surrounds the heart
Spell correctly the term for a life-threatening condition in which there is inadequate blood flow to the body's tissues, usually associated with inadequate cardiac output, hypotension, and tissue damage.
Spell correctly the term for a localized area of damaged tissue resulting from anoxia.
Spell correctly the term that means narrowing.
Aplasia means a lack of the following?
The nasolacrimal duct is a tubular passageway between what two structures?
C) eye and nose
What is a chronic dilation of the bronchi accompanied by infection?
What is pleurisy?
C) inflammation of the membrane that surrounds the lungs and lines the walls of the chest cavity
What is the location of the oropharynx?
C) behind the mouth
Which of the following is not a form of pneumoconiosis?
What is the name of the respiratory disorder characterized by destruction of the alveolar walls?
What is the term for loss of acid by the body, such as may occur in hyperventilation?
Which of the following means an absence or deficiency of oxygen in body tissues?
What is the term of the instrument that measures the amount of air taken in and expelled from the lungs?
Where is the tube inserted in an endotracheal intubation?
B) mouth or nose into the windpipe
Which of the following terms does not mean excision of all or part of the lung?
Spell correctly the term that means hoarseness
Spell correctly the term that means airlessness of a lung
Spell correctly the term that means normal breathing
Spell correctly the term that means absence of speech
Which term means inflammation of the lid-like structure that coverst he larynx during the swallowing of food?
Spell correctly the term for the disease commonly known as whooping cough.
Spell correctly the term for the condition marked by recurrent attacks of dypnea and wheezing.
spell correctly the term for inflammation of the small branches of the bronchi
Spell correctly the term for spitting up of blood
Which term means the same as nosebleed?
Spell correctly the term for an agent that relieves or prevents cough.
Spell correctly the term that means runny nose.
Which term means the sense of smell?
Spell correctly the term that means paralysis of the voice box.
spell correctly the two word term for the effusion of fluid into the air spaces and tissue spaces of the lungs.
Which is not true of pyorrhea?
B) it is the decay of the soft tissue inside the tooth
What is cholecystitis?
a) inflammation of the gall bladder
b) inflammation of the liver
c) infection of the pancreatic duct
d) infection of the submaxillary salivary gland
inflammation of the gall bladder
What is stagnation of the normal movement of food in the intestinal tract called?
Which is a condition characterized by splitting of the lips and angles of the mouth?
Spell the term for masses of dilated varicose veins in the anal canal
Which means surgical formation of an opening into the common bile duct through the abdominal wall?
Spell the term for surgical fixation of the stomach
Which of the following means the presence of a calculus in the salivary ducts or glands?
Spell the term for vomiting blood
Spell the term that means the prolapse of one part of the intestines into the lumen of an immediately adjoining part.
spell the term that means excessive sugar in the blood
spell the term that means normal or good digestion
Which of the following tests is used to detect occult blood?
Which of the following words is another name for the gastrointestinal system?
C) alimentary tract
Which of the following words means the same as a mucous membrane?
Spell the term that means a congenital absence or closure of a normal body orifice.
Spell correctly the term for inflammation of a salivary gland
Spell the term for forming a new opening between the stomach and the tube that leads to the stomach.
Spell the term for any disease of the tongue
Which term means an opening created by surgical, traumatic, or pathological means between two normally distinct organs or spaces?
Spell the term for excision of the gallbladder
Which term means cutting of certain nerves to reduce the amount of acid in the stomach?
spell the term for an appetite-surpressing drug
Which term means pertaining to a new, abnormal growth?
spell the term for a general feeling of ill health
spell the singular form of the medical term for distended, swollen, knotted veins.
In a kidney transplant, what is the name of the surgery in which the donated kidney is surgically removed from the donor?
Spell the term that means suture of a ureter
Spell the term that means stricture or narrowing of the urethra
Which of the following means surgical connection of one ureter to the other?
Spell the term that means resection of the bladder
Which of the following occurs when the tissues supporting the kidney are weakened by sudden strain or a blow?
Spell the term that means inflammation of the bladder
Spell the term that means hardening of the kidney
Spell the term that meansdistention of the kidney with urine, resulting from obstruction of a ureter
Spell the term that means a toxic condition associated with renal insufficiency and produced by the retention in the blood of nitrogenous substances normally excreted by the kidney.
Spell the term that means any disease of the filtering part of the kidney.
Spell the term that means herniation of the bladder
Spell the term for surgical fixation of the kidney to correct nephroptosis
Spell the term for pus in the urine
Spell the term for paralysis of the bladder
Spell the term for nocturnal bedwetting
Spell the term for instrument useo examine the interior of the bladder
Which term means surgical excision of a kidney and its ureter?
Spell the term for blood in the urine
In which of the following procedures is it psible to remove the uterus without incision of the abdominal wall?
What is a hydrocele?
D) a collection of fluid, especially in the scrotum
What is orchiotomy?
B) incision and drainage of a testicle
What is surgically removed in a circumcision?
What is the term for an unusual condition in which tissue more or less resembling endometrium is present in abnormal locations usually within the abdominal cavity?
What is the term for inflammation of the muscular substance of the uterus?
Which of the following is a grave condition of pregnancy-induced high blood pressure?
Which of the following is likely to result in loss of blood supply to a testicle?
A) testicular torsion
Which of the following terms involves inflammation of a testicle?
Spell the two word term for the condition called hemolytic disease of the newborn.
Spell the term that means constriction of the prepuce at the opening so that it cannot be retracted over the glans penis
Spell the term that means anastomosis of the ends of the severed vas deferens
Spell the two word term that means premature detachment of a placenta
Which term means constricting, severing, or crushing both uterine tubes?
C) tubal ligation
Spell the term for the condition that is corrected by hysteropexy
Spell the term for surgical fixation of an ovary
Spell the term that means outside the usual place
Spell the term for undescended testicle
Dystrophy means any disorder arising from which of the following?
A) poor nutrition
Osteoarthropathy means any disease of what structures?
C) bones and joints
What are metatarsals?
B) bones between ankle and the toes
What does tarsoptosis mean?
A) prolapse of the ankle
What does vertebrochondral pertain to?
A) vertabrae and adjacent cartilage
What is ankylosing spondylitis?
D) a form of rheumatoid arthritis that affects the spine
What is arthroclasia?
A) artificial breaking of a stiff joint to provide movement
What is being repaired in tenomyoplasty?
C) muscles and tendons
What is meant by a herniated disk?
A) rupture of cartilage between adjoining vertebrae
What is sternoschisis?
C) congenital fissure of the breastbone
What term means any disease of the joints?
Spell the term that means suture of a muscle
Spell the term that means excision of a segment of the skull
Spell the term that means a decrease in size of an organ or tissue
Spell the term for the procedure used to record the response of a muscle to electrical stimulation
Spell the term for the joint inflammatory condition that is also called degenerative joint disease
Spell the term for surgical immobilization of the spine
Spell the term for rotation that turns the palm of the hand backward
Spell the term for muscle weakness
Spell the term for inflammation of the bone including the marrow
Spell the term for excision of the tailbone
Spell the term for an instrument used to cut bone
Spell the term for an agent that alleviates pain of the joints
Spell the term for a hereditary metabolic disease resulting from hyperuricemia and is also a form of acute arthritis
Spell the term for a condition in which the joint is stiff
Spell the term for a benign cystic mass occuring on a tendon, sometimes on the back of a wrist
Spell the term for pertaining to the heelbone
Spell the term for fusion of a joint
Spell the term for between the shoulderblades
Difficult, poorly articulated speech, usually caused by damage to a central or peripheral motor nerve is called
Spell the term that means on or outside the dura mater
Spell the term that means surgical creation of a communication between the nasal cavity and the lacrimal sac
Spell the term for an acute viral disease that attacks the gray matter of the spinal cord and parts of the brain
Spell the term for an irrational fear of heights
Spell the term for any disease involving the brain and spinal cord
Spell the term for a hernial protrusion of parts of the meninges and spinal cord through a defect in the vertebral column
What is the term for a brief interruption of blood flow to the brain that sometimes precedes a stroke?
D) transient ischemic attack
Where is the mass of blood located in a subdural hematoma?
C) between two of the meninges
Which of the following is the term for inflammation of the mucous membrane that forms the lining of the eye?
Which of the following terms means radiology of the spinal cord after injection of a contrast medium into the submarachnoid space
Spell the term that means paralysis of one side of the body
Spell the term for a condition in which cerebrospinal fluid accumulates in the skull
Spell the term for an instrument to test hearing
Spell the term for an opacity on or in the lens or capsule of the eye, often impairing vision or causing blindness
Spell the term for loosening of adhesions surrounding a nerve or destruction of a nerve
Spell the term meaning within the spinal canal
Spell the term that means recording the electrical activity of the brain
Spell the term for any condition that renders a particular treatment improper or undesirable
Spell the term for hardening of the brain
Spell the term that means incision of the lacrimal sac
Heliotherapy is treatment that uses which of the following:
What does diaphoresis mean?
a) tumor of a sweat gland
b) excessive perspiration
c) the breaking down of tissue by toxins
d) a substance that is released by injured cells
Which irregularly shaped skin lesion is characteristic of hives?
What does the term keratoma mean?
A) a horny growth
What is another term for a boil?
What is onychomycosis?
D) a disease of the nails due to a fungus
What is pyogenesis?
D) formation of pus
What is the term for ulceration of tissue?
What is urticaria?
C) an allergic skin reaction
Which term means an abnormal growth of hair in an unusual place?
Spell the term that means physical sanding of the skin to remove tattoos or scars
Spell the term that means inflammation of a sweat gland
Spell the term that means any dry condition
Spell the term that means removal of wrinkles and tightening of the skin of the face
Spell the term that means redness or inflammation of the skin or mucous membranes
Spell the term that means greater than normal amount of bile pigment in the skin
Spell the term that means a torn, jagged wound
Spell the term for tiny red or purple spots appearing on the skin as a result of tiny hemorrhages
Spell the term for the type of treatment that uses cold temperatures.
Spell the term for removal of foreign material and dead or contaminated tissue from an infected or traumatic lesion until surrounding healthy tissue is exposed
Spell the term for medicinal particles suspended in air or a gas
Spell the term for a sharply elevated, irregularly shaped, progressively enlarging scar caused by excessive collagen during tissue repair
Spell the term for a highly metastatic, pigmentated neoplasm of the skin
Spell the term for a falling away of tissue in layers
Spell the term for a benign, fatty tumor
Spell the term that means through or across the skin
transdermal / transcutaneous
Spell another name for a wart
Why is the hypophysis so named?
B) because it grows under the cerebrum
Which of the following is the master gland?
What does the term goiter mean?
B) an enlarged thyroid
Which type of gland has ducts and empties its secretion onto an internal or external surface?
What does hypogonadism mean?
B) decreased functional activity of the gonads
How does one refer to the organ or structure toward which the effects of a hormone are directed?
B) a target gland
Hyperinsulinism results in which of the following?
Which is the glandular lobe of the pituitary?
Which hormone of the adenohypophysis does not stimulate another gland?
C) melanocyte stimulating hormone
In which of the following ways do the adenohypophysis and neurohypophysis differ?
B) neurohypophysis does not synthesize hormones
Somatotropin is produced by which of the following:
Spell the term that means producing masculine characteristics
Spell the term for a condition of ill health, malnutrition and wasting
Spell the term for abnormal hairiness
What causes myxedema?
B) hypothyroidism in adults
Spell the term for the chemical secretions of the endocrine glands.
Which of the following has both an endocrine and exocrine function?
Spell the term for the condition caused by increased secretion of growth hormone in adults
Spell the term for the hormone that stimulates the body's growth.
Which of the following is a disorder that is caused by an inadequate secretion or release of antidiuretic hormone?
A) diabetes insipidus
Spell the term meaning excessive development of the male breast
Which of the following can be caused by hyperpituitarism?
Spell the term meaning cancer derived from glandular tissue
Spell the term meaning increased blood calcium
Spell the term that means abnormal protrusion of the eyeball
Spell the term that means any disease of the thyroid
Thyrotoxicosis is caused by which of the following?
Which of the following is a probable approach to treating hyperthyroidism?