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Unit 1 Review II

Medical Terminology

QuestionAnswer
When a psychiatrist records the diagnosis of a patient suffering from a specific type of substance addiction, the psychiatrist will most likely use terminology from the DSM-5
A patient sees an oncologist for a test. The oncologist discovers an abnormal growth of cells but cannot determine with this test whether or not the growth will form a solid mass or if it will be malignant. neoplasm
The root word “aden-” means “gland.” Which term refers to a mass or tumor in a gland? adenoma
The combining form “thrombo” refers to clotting of the blood. Which term refers to a disease of blood-clotting cells? thrombocytosis
The root word “dermis” refers to the skin. Which term refers to the outside layer of skin? epidermis
The root word “cephal-” refers to the head, and the suffix “-y” refers to a condition. Which is a condition in which a person has a larger than normal head? macrocephaly
Henrietta has myopathy that affects her pulmonary function. Which statement describes the condition that Henrietta most likely has? She has trouble breathing due to muscular disease.
Which statement best describes how eponyms are different from Latin medical terms? Eponyms are not as easy to break down into smaller word parts
The medical term “PVD” is often used in place of “Peripheral Vascular Disease.” PVD belongs to which category of medical terminology? acronym
Created by: rleroux