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Medical Terms


Advance Hypothyroidism in Adulthood: Myxedema
Finger-like ends of the Fallopian tubes are called: Fimbriae
Hormone produced by an endocrine gland located below the brain: Follicle-stimulating Hormone
Testosterone is produced by: Interstitial cells of the testes.
A platelet: Thrombocyte
Instrument to examine within: Endoscope
Pertaining to produced by treatment: Iatrogenic
Collection of blood: Hematoma
Cancerous Tumor: Carcinoma
Abnormal condition of the Kidney: Nephrosis
Blood circulates throughout the body to transport oxygen & nutrients to the cells: Cardiovascular System
Holds the body erect, makes movement possible: Muscular System
Filters blood to remove waste, maintains the electrolyte & fluid balance within the body: Urinary System
Receive Visual & Auditory information it to the brain: Special System
Coordinates the reception of stimuli, transmits messages throughout the body: Nervous System
Digest ingested food so it can be absorbed in the blood stream: Digestive System
Brings oxygen into the body for transportation to the cells: Respiratory System
Defends the body against invading pathogens & allergens: Immune System
Removes & transports waste products from the fluid between the cells, destroys harmful substances such as pathogens & cancer cells in the Lymph Nodes: Lymphatic System
Protects the body against invasion by bacteria, acids in regulating body temperature & water content: Integumentary System
The group of medical reviewers contracted by CMS ensure the quality control & medical necessity of services provided by a facility: PRO
Which organization is concerned with the quality of care given in healthcare and the accreditation of providers: JCAHO
Top of the Larynx: Epigolttis
Abnormal condition of dying cells: Necrosis
Denial, Bargaining, Anger, Depression, Acceptance: 5 stages of Grief
The principal U.S. Agency for processing essential human services & protecting the health of all Americans & oversees the Medicaid & Medicare Programs: DHHS
Belly (Front & Side & Anterior) Ventral
Process of turning face up: Supination
Left & Right Sagittal Plane
To move away from the midlane: Abduction
Upper & Lower: Transverse
Lying face down on your belly: Prone
Sender of Communication process: Encodes the message
3 Categories of Evaluation & Management: History (HX) & Physical Examination (PE), Medical Decision Making (MDM)
Front & Back: Frontal (Coronal)
The AMT offers these certifications except: CMA
The RMA Credential is awarded by: AMT
A U.S. Federal Agency concerned with the safety throughout the world & develops methods for control & prevention: CDC
The Mission of this agency is to uncover knowledge that would lead to better health for everyone & is part of the public services: NIH
Which agency publishes the ICD-9,10 CM along with the DHHS: WHO
Which organixation publishes the CPT: AMA (American Medical Association)
The CMA credential is awarded by: AAMA
Integrates all functions: Endocrine System
Produces new Life: Reproductive System
What is a description of gonadotropins: Secreted by the anterior lobe of the pituitary gland.
Congenital condition of the male urethra: Hypospadias
A function of the thyroid gland; secretes: Thyroxine
Premature separation of placenta: Abruptio placente
An androgen: Testosterone
Tube that leads from the epididymis to the urethra: Vas deferens
Male castration would result from which of the following operation: Bilateral Orchiectomy
Ovarian Sac: Corpus Luteum
Orchiopexy: Fixation of an undescended testicle
Specialty concerned with the study and treatment of newborns: Neonatology
A spermolytic substance: Destroys sperm cells.
Swollen, twisted veins near the testes: Varicocele
Which is not a sexually transmitted disease (STD): BPH
Hormone secreted by pancreas: Insulin
Hormone secreted by the ovary and adrenal cortex: Estrogen
Example of an electrolyte: Sodium
A group of symptoms produced by excess of cortisol from the adrenal cortex: Cushing Syndrome
Insulin deficiency or resistance leading to hyperglycemia and ketoacidosis: Diabetes mellitus
Kal/i: Potassium
The ovum is the: Female gamete
Area between the uterus and rectum: Cul-de-sac
Sac containing the egg: Ovarian follicle
Tissue that produces sperm cells: Seminiferous Tubules
Leukorrhea may be associated with: Cervicitis
A woman who has had 3 miscarriages and 2 live births: 5 grav, 2 para
Endometrial carcinoma may be detected by: D & C
Removal of internal and reproductive organs in the region of the hip: Pelvic exenteration
Physician's effort to turn the fetus during delivery: Cephalic version
Gynecomastia: Abnormal development of breast tissue in males.
Excessive flow of blood from the uterus between menstrual periods: Metrorrhagia
Difficult labor and delivery: Dystocia
Menarche: 1st period
Vaginal discharge, pain in the LLQ and RLQ, dysmenorrhea, and a gonococcal infection; likely Dx: PID (Pelvic Inflammatory Disease)
Pieces of the inner lining of the uterus are ectopic: Endometriosis
The male gonad: Testis
A gland below the bladder and surrounding the urethra: Prostate
Hair-like tail region of the sperm: Flagellum
Foreskin: Prepuce
Inflammation of the glans penis: Balanitis
Congenital absence of a testicle: Anorchism
Nongonococcal urethritis is most often caused by: Chlamydial Infection
Which secrete(s) cortisol: Adrenal cortex
Deficiency of gonadotropins: Hypogonadism
Adnexa Uteri: Ovaries & Fallopian tubes
A chancre is the primary lesion in which of the following conditions: Syphilis
Pregnancy: Gestation
Sac containing the male gonads: Scrotum
Sterilization Procedure: Vasectomy
Testicular Carcinoma: Seminoma
Incision of the perineum during Child birth: Episiotomy
Treating tissue with cold temperatures is called: Cryogenic Surgery Correct
Anterior love of the pituitary gland: Adenohypophysis
Respiratory disorder in the neonate: Hyaline Membrane disease
Created by: rochelle1977