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HITECH Redesign Terminology Health Care JCCC
HITECH Redesign - Medical Terminology in Health Care - TEST 1
What indicates the general meaning of a medical term?
What is added to the beginning of a medical term?
What is added to the end of a medical term?
The directional term known as being in the front is?
The directional term known as being in the back is?
The three layers of the skin are:
thin, outer membrane
fibrous connective tissue
of fatty tissues
worst type of burn
, that causes
charring and destruction
down to & including the
as well as
other tissues and structures such as nerves
Third degreee burn
The most dangerous and aggressive type of skin cancer is?
What are the three types of bone fractures?
caused by overuse
Joint inflammation is also known as:
What part of blood initiates the blood clotting process:
What disease produces abnormally shaped red blood cells?
Sickle cell anemia
What type of immunity is ot specific to a disease?
the other type of immunity is
A disease in which plaque builds up inside your arteries is called?
A disease often known as the 'silent killer' is?
The diagnosis that indicates when a
clot in the coronary artery blocks the supply of blood and oxygen to the heart
The areas for storage of feces is?
What term is associated with beginning the digestion of carbohydrates?
What disease is associated with inflammation of the digestive system and effects the ileum?
What endocrine gland has both an exocrine and endocrine function?
What is the
located behind the sternum that
which stimulate the production of cells
involved in the immune system
What endocrine gland is known as the 'Master Gland'?
A non-cancerous tumor that develops on the nerve that connects the ear to the brain (
8th cranial nerve
Inflammation of the nose and sinuses sometimes caused by allergies? (The main symptom is a runny nose.)
A clouding of the lens of your eye that affects your vision?
Usually occurs when the fluid pressure inside the eyes slowly rises, damaging the optic nerve?
The largest part of the brain is the?
How many cranial nerves are there?
The most common form of dementia among older people?
Breast cancer affects how many women during their lives?
1 in 8 women
An enlargement of the prostate gland, commonly seen in males over 50 is also called?
Benign prostatic hypertrophy
A term that indicates the removal of the prostate gland is?