Medical Terminology Test #1
Medical Terminology Test #1
The correct way to analyze the term melanocarcinoma is
The combining form trich/o means
The incision was made at the (pertaining to above) pole of the lesion or the...
A substance that produces cancer is said to be a/an...
The suffix that means control, stop, and standing is...
In the term osteo/o/arthr/o/pathy, which part is the suffix?
Cancer that has spread to another organ is called...
A term that means abnormal condition of bluish discoloration is...
A tumor composed of fat is a ...
Where is the umbilical region located?
mid-abdomen by the umbilicus
The term epidermal is defined as pertainig to...
upon the skin
The term that means paleness is....
The combining form of myc/o is defined as...
What is the abbreviation fo rthe chronic inflammatory disease involving the skin, joint, kidneys and nervous system?
SLE - systemic lupus erythematosus
A chronic skin condition producing red lesions covered with silvery scales is
The definition of leukoderma is
White skin (white patches caused by depigmentation)
What is the abbreviation for berry-shaped bacterium in twisted chaims
What is the correct spelling for the term that means pertainig to the tail
The suffix that means berry shapped is
-coccus / -cocci
A person lying down in any position would be in which position
When on a cruise ship, many people wear a skin patch for the prevention or treatment of sea sickness; the term that indicates ow the medication is administered (through the skin) is...
A person lying on their back facing upward would be in what position
The term that means berry-shaped bacterium in twisted chains is...
The combining form that means dust is...
A condition characterized by white patches on the skin caused by the destruction of melanocytes associated with the autoimmune disorders is called
vitiligo (p. 114)
Tissue responsible for coordinating and controlling body activities is...
The term that means invasion into the skin and hair by lice is...
The term seborrhea is defined as
excessive discharge of sebum
The term that means pertaining to the internal organs of the body is...
Teh term that means state of complete knowlede is...
The term that means disease of the body is...
The study of cells is...
Which is the most common combining vowel
All medical terms have at least oen of which word part
The definition of the Fowler position is
semi-sitting position with slight elevation of the knees
A patient lying on their back with legs raised and feet in stirrups would be in which position
The combining form that means red is
The thoracic cavity contains which organs
The abbreviation for the term that means pertaining to through the skin is
Where is the epigastric region located
above the umbilicus by the diaphragm
Which term refers to the direction closest to the point of attachment
The abbreviation of SqCCA indicates which condition
squamous cell carcinoma p.113
The medical term that means wart is
verruca p. 132
A combining form that mens flesh is
The term rhytidoplasty means the
surgical repair of wrinkles
Removal of skin scars with an abrasive material such as sandpaper is called
The physician ordered that the medication that the medication be administered by subcut injection or
The structure in the cell that contains the chromosomes is
The prefix that means after, beyond, change is...
abnormal condition of hidden nail (ingrown)
improvement or absence of sign of disease
terms derived from the name of a person, often a physician or scientist who was first to identify a condition or technique
increase in severity of a disease or its symptoms
pertaining to the middle and to the side
vertical field running through the body from front to back, dividing the body into righ and left sides
malignant tumor of striated muscle
disease of the muscle
cancerous black tumor
removal fo contaminated or dead tissue and foreign matter from an open wound
a word part attached to the end of the word root to modify its meaning
pertaining to throuh the skin
tending to become progressively worse and to caue death, as in cancer
not malignant, non-recurrent, favorable for recovery
produced by a physician (unexpected results from tx prescribed by a physician)
increase in the number of RBCs
abnormal condition of the skin caused by dust
berry-shaped bacterium in grape like clusters (these bacteria cause many skin disease)
state of before knowledge (prediction of outcome of disease)
disease of bone and joint
lying on abdomne, face downward
semisitting position with slight elevation of knees