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  1. Bill suffers a spinal cord injury in a motorcycle accident and needs surgery. Which type of physician will perform the surgery?
    • .
    • neurosurgeon
  2. Mrs. Smith receives therapy for a malignant tumor, and the tumor disappears. Which of the following means the disappearance of the tumor?
    remission
  3. Obstetrics is a specialty in which of the following areas
    pregnancy, labor, and delivery
  4. Parenteral administration excludes:
    through the digestive tract
  5. The term "orthopedist" refers to which of the following?
    a medical specialist
  6. What does "ophthalmology" mean?
    study of the eye and its diseases
  7. Which combining form means child?
    ped/o
  8. What does "therapy" mean?
    treatment
  9. Which is not true of prefixes?
    when written alone, preceded by a hyphen
  10. What does endo- mean?
    inside
  11. Which of the following are the two languages from which most medical terms are derived?
    Latin and Greek
  12. What does odont/o mean?
    tooth
  13. Which of the following combining forms means straight?
    orth/o
  14. What is studied in pharmacology?
    drugs and their effects on living organisms
  15. What is the branch of medicine that is concerned with administration of substances that produce a loss of feeling?
    anesthesiology
  16. What is the meaning of the suffix -logist?
    one who studies
  17. What is the name of the specialty that deals specifically with diseases of the elderly?
    geriatrics
  18. What is the primary area of interest in pediatrics?
    children
  19. What is the specialty of a neonatologist?
    • .
    • newborns
  20. Which combining form means mind?
    psych/o
  21. Which of the following does not have a suffix meaning pertaining to?
    neuron
  22. Which of the following is a physician?
    • .
    • internist
  23. Which of the following is a specialist who treats diseases of the urinary tract?
    urologist
  24. Which of the following is a suffix?
    -plegia
  25. Which of the following is an ear, nose, and throat specialist?
    otolaryngologist
  26. Which of the following is an example of a combining form?
    chol/e
  27. Which of the following is NOT a combining form?
    cephalic
  28. Which of the following is not spelled correctly?
    psychaitry
  29. Which of the following is not true?
    • .
    • Chronic means having severe symptoms and short duration.
  30. Which of the following is NOT true?
    Most prefixes are changed when joined with other word parts.
  31. Which of the following is true of rehabilitation medicine?
    Its primary concern is restoring one's ability to live and work as normally as possible.
  32. Which of the following medical abbreviations is not paired with the correct meaning?
    • .
    • PT = physical trainer
  33. Which of the following medical terms has its primary accent on the second syllable?
  34. neurosis
  35. Which of the following professionals measures irregularities of vision?
  36. optometrist
  37. Which of the following statements is NOT true?
    The combining vowel is used before a suffix that begins with a vowel.
  38. Which of the following terms does NOT mean pertaining to the urine or the urinary tract?
    urology
  39. Which of the following terms means the study of the mind?
  40. psychology
  41. Which of these terms describes substances that readily permit the passage of x-rays?
  42. radiolucent
  43. The plural form of the singular term "phalanx" is:
    • A.
    • phalanges
  44. Which plural form is spelled correctly?
    axilla, axillae
  45. The plural form of the singular term "virus" is:
    viruses
  46. Which specialty focuses on diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the nose?
    rhinology
  47. Which statement is true of an ophthalmic medication?
    It is to be used in the eye.
  48. Which suffix means medical profession or treatment?
    • .
    • -iatry
  49. Which term means pertaining to the skin?
    • .
    • dermal
  50. Spell correctly the plural form of the term "prognosis".
    prognoses
  51. Spell correctly the plural form of the term "petechia".
    : petechiae
  52. Spell correctly the plural form of the term "bronchus".
    bronchi
  53. Spell correctly the medical term formed by putting together the following word parts: "jejun/o" + "ile/o" + "-stomy".
    jejunoileostomy
  54. Spell correctly the medical term formed by putting together the combining form "acr/o" and the suffix "-megaly."
    acromegaly

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