RMA Chapter 2

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  1. A prefix is:

    A: the first part of a word
    B: a word structure at the end of a term
    C:a word structure at the beginning of a term
    D:found on all medical terms
    E: the last part of a word that gives the word its meaning
    C
  2. The abbreviation for the word diagnosis is

    A: Diag
    B: DG
    C: dgs
    D: D
    E: Dx
    E
  3. The prefix ab-means

    A: without
    B: toward
    C: against
    D: away from
    E: previous or before
    D
  4. The combination form is the

    A: word root
    B: word root with the combining vowel attached
    C: word root with the prefix and suffix attached(with a separating vertical slash)
    D: word root with the prefix and suffix attached(written without a slash)
    E: combining vowel
    B
  5. Which of the following suffixes means "lack of strength"

    A:- algia
    B:- tomy
    C:- asthenia
    D:- trophy
    E:- phasia
    C
  6. Which of the following words is mispelled

    A: abscess
    B: homostasis
    C: venous
    D: prostate
    E: integumentary
    B
  7. The combining form oste/o means

    A: tendon
    B: vertebra
    C: muscle
    D: calcium
    E: bone
    E
  8. Which of the following abbreviations means "every day"

    A: bid
    B: qed
    C: tid
    D: qid
    E: qd
    E
  9. The prefix intra- means

    A: between
    B: below
    C: within
    D: beside
    E: above
    C
  10. The suffix-stasis means

    A: condition
    B: control
    C: destruction
    D: discharge
    E: unchanges
    B
  11. The suffix- pathy means

    A: disease
    B: spasm
    C: treatment
    D: tumor
    E: excision
    A
  12. The prefix epi- means

    A: good
    B: out
    C: off
    D: within
    E: upon
    E
  13. The suffix -gravida refers to

    A: a pregnancy
    B: the condition of aging
    C: a serious condition
    D: a stomach ache
    E: a malignancy
    A
  14. Which of the following contains the central meaning of a word

    A: prefix
    B: suffix
    C: root
    D: combining form
    E: Both C and D
    E
  15. The prefix retro- means

    A: behind
    B: around
    C: below
    D: before
    E: above
    A
  16. Which of the following words is mispelled

    A: Vacsine
    B: sphincter
    C: parietal
    D: osseous
    E: asthma
    C
  17. The suffix -kinesia means

    A: mind
    B: muscle
    C: pain
    D: touch
    E: movement
    E
  18. The prefix rube- means

    A: rotation
    B: small
    C: spots
    D: abnormal
    E: red
    E
  19. Which of the following words is misspelled

    A: neruon
    B: malaise
    C: humerus
    D: desiccation
    E: glaucoma
    A
  20. The prefix milli- means

    A: one-thousandth
    B: many
    C: one
    D: one-hundredth
    E: one-tenth
    A
  21. The combining form xer/o refers to something

    A: dry
    B: yellow
    C: multiple
    D: pertaining to hair
    E: pertaining to x-rays
    A
  22. The combining form ot/o means

    A: hearing
    B: seeing
    C: light
    D: eye
    E: ear
    E
  23. The plural of diverticulum is

    A: diverticulums
    B: deverticuli
    C: diverticulae
    D: diverticulumes
    E: diverticula
    E
  24. The plural of calculus is

    A: calculus'
    B: calcula
    C: calculi
    D: calculuses
    E: calculus
    C

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