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Medical Term

Practice test medical terms

The general meaning of "corpus" is? Body
What is the term for an abnormally low white blood cell count? Leukopenia
An area of dead myocardial tissue is called? An infarct
The term "lithiasis" means Abnormal condition of stones
Menarche refers to which of the following? Beginning of menstruation
Adipose tissue is made of which of the following? Fat cells
What terms refers to the ability to breathe comfortably only when in an upright position? Orthopnea
What is the term for abnormally large breasts in men? Gynecomastia
What terms means drainage from the nose? Rhinorrhea
The combining form "cephal/o" refers to the Head
The prefix pertaining to fingernail is onych-
Inflammation of a sweat gland is known as Hidradenitis
The prefix meaning outside or outer is exo-
The prefix "brady-" means slow
The patient's complaint of painful menstrual periods will be documented in medical record as Dysmenorrhea
Which suffixes refers to eating? "phagia"
What term refers to pain? Arthralgia
What is the definition of aphagia? Inability to swallow
Which suffixes means "incision into"? -tomy
What is the CORRECT way for spelling the plural of bronchus? Bronchi
What is the plural form of the medical term that means chest? Thoraces
The notation "subq" indications an area between Dermis and muscle
OS is a standard abbreviation for Left eye
Instructions to make a medication "pc" means after meals
"K" is the symbol for Potassium
What is the chemical symbol for iron? Fe
What is the term for reconstruction of the eardrum? Tympanoplasty
Colporrhaphy is the repair of what? Vagina
What term describes surgical fixation of the uterus in a suspended position? Hysteropexy
A pyloromyotomy is performed in which body system? Gastrointestinal
What surgical procedure in which a pendulous breast is lifted and fixed to the chest wall? Mastopexy
What is the term for an incision made to enlarge the opening of the external urethra? Meatotomy
Korotkoff sounds are evaluated when determining the blood pressure
What is an example of a nonsterile procedure? Proctosigmoidoscopy
What is a procedure in which synovial fluid is removed for analysis? Arthrocentesis
What procedure is indicated when an abnormal growth is identified on barium enema x-ray study? Colonoscopy
A patient scheduled for echoencephalography will undergo a study of what? Brain
What physicians specializes in treating patients with diseases of the liver? Hepatologist
What branch of medicine specializes in the study of the musculoskeletal system? Orthopedics
A patient with encephalitis is most likely to be treated by which of the following specialists? Neurologist
A cystoscope is an instrument used most commonly by a specialist in Urology
A patient who has hypergonadism, prolactinoma, and hirsutism will most likely be referred to be what specialist? Endocrinologist
Polydipsia, polyuria, good appetite with weight loss, and blurred vision are signs and symptoms of Diabetes mellitus
Dysphonia is a common symptom of which of the following conditions? Laryngitis
What term is a malignant tumor of the eye that is known to be hereditary? Pheochromocytoma
What is the round bacteria that grows in pairs? Diplococci
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