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  1. Lymphoid tissue located behind the mouth is called the?
    Tonsils
  2. The combining form that means chest is?
    Thorac/o
  3. The combining form that means lung is?
    Pulmon/o
  4. The prefix that means all, total is?
    Pan-
  5. The suffix -rrhagia is defined as a?
    Rapid flow of blood
  6. The suffixes that mean pertaining to are?
    –Ar, -Ary, -Eal
  7. A patient admitted with an inflammation of the larynx, trachea, and bronchi also could be said to have?
    Laryngotracheobronchitis
  8. Pus in the chest (pleural space) is known as?
    Pyothorax
  9. The term that means dilation of the bronchi is?
    Bronchiectasis
  10. Air in the chest (pleural space) causing collapse of the lung is called?
    Pneumothorax
  11. Stretching of lung tissue caused by the alveoli becoming distended and losing elasticity occurs in?
    Emphysema
  12. An excision of a lobe (of the lung) is called a?
    Lobectomy
  13. Which of the following terms is spelled incorrectly spirometry, laryngoscopy, spirometer, capnometer, oxometer?
    Oxometer isspelled oximeter
  14. The term that means nasal discharge is?
    Rhinorrhea
  15. A patent airway is?
    Open
  16. The accident victim received a blunt trauma to the chest, which caused blood in the chest cavity or a?
    Hemothorax
  17. The physician informed the patient that he did not have a heart attack and that was not the cause of his chest pain or?
    Thoracalgia
  18. The urine-producing unit within the urinary system is the?
    Nephron
  19. Urine is carried from the kidneys to the bladder by the?
    Ureters
  20. The combining form that means water is?
    Hydr/o
  21. The suffix that means suturing, repairing is?
    -Rrhaphy
  22. The term that means excessive development of the kidney is?
    Nephrohypertrophy
  23. The abnormal accumulation of urine in
    the bladder because of an inability to urinate is called?
    Urinary Retention
  24. The term lithotripsy is defined as?
    Surgical crushing of a stone
  25. A radiographic image of the urinary tract with contrast media instilled through the urethra via a cystoscope is called a(n)?
    Retrograde urogram
  26. The term enuresis is defined as?
    Involuntary urination
  27. IVU is the abbreviation for a radiographic image of the?
    Urinary tract (intravenousurogram)
  28. The patient’s UA showed a presence of
    pus, which is called?
    Pyuria
  29. Sperm have their beginning in the?
    Seminiferous Tubules
  30. The combining form that means glans
    penis is?
    Balan/o
  31. The combining form that means male is?
    Andr/o
  32. The combining form that means testis,
    testicle is?
    Orchid/o, orchi/o, orch/o, test/o
  33. The term balanorrhea is defined as?
    Discharge from the glans penis
  34. The term anorchism is defined as?
    State of absence of testis
  35. The term that means enlarged veins of
    the spermatic cord is?
    Varicocele
  36. The creation of artificial openings
    between ducts is called?
    Vasovasostomy
  37. The term that means excision of the
    prostate gland is?
    Prostatectomy
  38. A physical examination in which the physician palpates the prostate gland to screen for BPH and prostate cancer is called?
    Digital rectal examination
  39. The term spermatolysis is built from
    which of the following combinations of word parts?
    Word root/combining vowel/ suffix
  40. Human papillomavirus is also called?
    (HPV) venereal warts
  41. The surgeon, who incised the prostate gland to remove a stone, performed a?
    Prostatolithotomy
  42. The connection of the uterus to the
    outside of the body is the?
    Vagina
  43. The narrow lower portion of the uterus
    is called?
    Cervix
  44. The prefix peri- means?
    Surrounding
  45. The suffix -salpinx is defined as?
    Uterine tube(fallopian tube)
  46. The term that means an excision of the
    uterus is?
    Hysterectomy
  47. A surgical repair of a weakened vaginal
    wall performed to correct a cystocele and a rectocele is called?
    Anterior and posterior colporrhaphy (A&P repair)
  48. The term that means a visual
    examination of the vagina (and cervix) is?
    Colposcopy
  49. The study of women (a branch of
    medicine dealing with disorders of the female reproductive system) is?
    Gynecology
  50. An instrument used to open a body
    cavity for visual inspection is a?
    Speculum

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