medical terminology test #2
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Lymphoid tissue located behind the mouth is called the?
The combining form that means chest is?
The combining form that means lung is?
The prefix that means all, total is?
The suffix -rrhagia is defined as a?
Rapid flow of blood
The suffixes that mean pertaining to are?
–Ar, -Ary, -Eal
A patient admitted with an inflammation of the larynx, trachea, and bronchi also could be said to have?
Pus in the chest (pleural space) is known as?
The term that means dilation of the bronchi is?
Air in the chest (pleural space) causing collapse of the lung is called?
Stretching of lung tissue caused by the alveoli becoming distended and losing elasticity occurs in?
An excision of a lobe (of the lung) is called a?
Which of the following terms is spelled incorrectly spirometry, laryngoscopy, spirometer, capnometer, oxometer?
Oxometer isspelled oximeter
The term that means nasal discharge is?
The accident victim received a blunt trauma to the chest, which caused blood in the chest cavity or a?
The physician informed the patient that he did not have a heart attack and that was not the cause of his chest pain or?
The urine-producing unit within the urinary system is the?
Urine is carried from the kidneys to the bladder by the?
The combining form that means water is?
The suffix that means suturing, repairing is?
The term that means excessive development of the kidney is?
The abnormal accumulation of urine in
the bladder because of an inability to urinate is called?
The term lithotripsy is defined as?
Surgical crushing of a stone
A radiographic image of the urinary tract with contrast media instilled through the urethra via a cystoscope is called a(n)?
The term enuresis is defined as?
IVU is the abbreviation for a radiographic image of the?
Urinary tract (intravenousurogram)
The patient’s UA showed a presence of
pus, which is called?
Sperm have their beginning in the?
The combining form that means glans
The combining form that means male is?
The combining form that means testis,
Orchid/o, orchi/o, orch/o, test/o
The term balanorrhea is defined as?
Discharge from the glans penis
The term anorchism is defined as?
State of absence of testis
The term that means enlarged veins of
the spermatic cord is?
The creation of artificial openings
between ducts is called?
The term that means excision of the
prostate gland is?
A physical examination in which the physician palpates the prostate gland to screen for BPH and prostate cancer is called?
Digital rectal examination
The term spermatolysis is built from
which of the following combinations of word parts?
Word root/combining vowel/ suffix
Human papillomavirus is also called?
(HPV) venereal warts
The surgeon, who incised the prostate gland to remove a stone, performed a?
The connection of the uterus to the
outside of the body is the?
The narrow lower portion of the uterus
The prefix peri- means?
The suffix -salpinx is defined as?
Uterine tube(fallopian tube)
The term that means an excision of the
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)
The term that means a visual
examination of the vagina (and cervix) is?
The study of women (a branch of
medicine dealing with disorders of the female reproductive system) is?
An instrument used to open a body
cavity for visual inspection is a?
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