Vocabulary & Body Landmarks #1

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  1. Which of the following can only be found in the pelvic cavity?
    A) Pancreas
    B) Kidneys
    C) Sigmoid colon
    D) Gall Bladder
    • C) Sigmoid colon
  2. What is the name of the cavity that is a combination of the cranial and spinal cavities?

    A) Dorsal cavity
    B) Ventral cavity
    C) Abdomino-pelvic cavity
    D) Thoracic cavity
    • A) Dorsal cavity
  3. The abdomen is divided into nine areas. What is the location of the hypogastric area?

    A) Central area
    B) Central area just above pubis
    C) Central area just below ribs
    D) Top left area
    B) Central area just above pubis
  4. What describes lateral movement of extremities away from the midline of the body?

    A) Adduction
    B) Extension
    C) Abduction
    D) Flexion
    C) Abduction
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  5. When performing CPR, in what position should the victim be places?

    A) Prone
    B) Supine
    C) Sitting
    D) none of the above
    B) Supine
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  6. In what ways will an understanding of medical terminology help for a massage therapist?

    A) Documentation
    B) Assessment
    C) Communication with other health professionals
    D) All of the above
    D) All of the above
  7. What is the meaning of the prefix supra-?

    A) Above, over
    B) Under
    C) Across
    D) Above, over, excess
    A) Above, over
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  8. When identifying the location of a body part, what does superior indicate?

    A) Below
    B) Towards the midline
    C) Above
    D) Towards the side
    C) Above
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  9. What describes prone?
    A) Sidelying
    B) Lying face up
    C) Lying face down
    D) Same as fetal position
    C) Lying face down
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  10. In western medicine anatomical position, which finger is the most lateral position?

    A) Thumb
    B) Little finger
    C) Index finger
    D) none of these
    • A) Thumb
  11. What is the location of the elbow in relationship to the wrist?

    A) Posterior
    B) Anterior
    C) Proximal
    D) Distal
    C) Proximal
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  12. Which of the following statements is true?

    A) Centripetal massage strokes means strokes towards the heart
    B) Centripetal massage strokes means strokes away from the heat
    C) Centrifugal massage strokes means strokes toward the heart
    D) None of the above
    A) Centripetal massage strokes means strokes towards the heart

    Centrifugal - away from the heart
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  13. A client comes in with a bruise on the bottom of his/her foot. How would a MT describe the location of the bruise?

    A) The bruise is located on the dorsal aspect of the foot
    B) The bruise is located on the lateral aspect of the foot
    C) The bruise is located on the top portion of the foot
    D) the bruise is located on the plantar aspect of the foot
    D) the bruise is located on the plantar aspect of the foot
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  14. Which of the following is the most accurate relationship between anatomy and physiology?A) Anatomy is the function parts and physiology is the structure of the body
    B) Anatomy describes the body’s structure while physiology describes its function
    C) Physiological functions are best studies during  dissection and anatomy is best studies by observation
    D) Physiology includes the study of cells, and Anatomy does not include the study of cells
    B) Anatomy describes the body’s structure while physiology describes its function
  15. Which quadrant of the abdomen is the liver located?
    A) Upper right
    B) Lower left
    C) Upper left
    D) Lower right
    A) Upper right
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  16. In which cavity is the psoas muscle located?
    A) Dorsal
    B) Abdominal
    C) Thoracic
    D) Mediastinum
    B) Abdominal
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  17. Which muscle divides the thoracic and the abdominal cavities?

    A) Rectus abdominis
    B) Obliques
    C) Diaphragm
    D) Trapezius
    C) Diaphragm
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  18. In what plane of the body are the brain and spinal cord located?

    A) Midsagittal
    B) Central
    C) Coronal
    D) Sagittal
    • A) Midsagittal
  19. The sciatic nerve lies between which two landmarks?

    A) Greater trochanter and ischial tuberosity
    B) Greater trochanter and frontalis
    C) Greater trochanter and patella
    D) Greater trochanter and iliac crest
    • A) Greater trochanter and ischial tuberosity 
  20. What does paraplegia mean?

    A) Both legs and possibly the trunk are totally or partially paralyzed
    B) Both arms and possibly the trunk are totally or partially paralyzed
    C) Both arms and legs are totally or partially paralyzed
    D) Both limbs on one side are partially paralyzed
    A) Both legs and possibly the trunk are totally or partially paralyzed
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  21. Which of the following describes the coronal plane?

    A) A plane that divides the body into anterior and posterior portions
    B) A plane that divides the body into right and left sides
    C) A plane that divides the body into upper and lower portions
    D) A plane that divides the body into superficial and deep portions
    A) A plane that divides the body into anterior and posterior portions
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  22. What plane is it that divides the body into right and left planes
    A) Medial
    B) lateral
    C) Sagittal
    D) Coronal
    C) Sagittal
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  23. What does the gastro refer to?

    A) Lung
    B) Kidney
    C) Bone
    D) Stomach
    D) Stomach
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  24. What is the term of nerves that innervates an area of the body?

    A) Plexus
    B) Nerve group
    C) Nerve root
    D) Dermatome
    • A) Plexus
    • a network of nerves or vessels in the body.
    • (complex)

    innervates - to supply supply (an organ or other body part) with nerves.
  25. What of the following prefixes means disease?

    A) Trans-
    B) Retro-
    C) Micro-
    D) Patho-
    D) Patho-
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  26. Which of the following prefixes means new?

    A) Neo-
    B) Meso-
    C) Ante-
    D) Exo-
    A) Neo-

    Exo- outside
    Meso- middle or intermediate
    Ante - before
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  27. Which of the following prefixes mens joint?

    A) Arthro
    B) Glosso
    C) Hepa
    D) Cardio
    A) Arthro

    glosso - tongue
    hepa - liver 
    artho - joint
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  28. Which of the following prefixes means false

    A) Multi-
    B) Infra
    C) Hypo-
    D) Pseudo-
    D) Pseudo-

    infra- below
    hypo - under
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  29. What is the meaning of the suffix - poiesis?

    A) Formation
    B) Study of
    C) Inflammation
    D) Lack of
    (as in hematopoiesis)
    • A) Formation
    • creation or formation
  30. What is the meaning of the suffix -itis?

    A) Inflammation
    B) Growth
    C) Pain
    D) Paralysis
    A) Inflammation

    pain - algia
    Paralysis - loss of muscle function
    growth- plasm
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  31. What is the meaning of the suffix - algia?

    A) Pain
    B) Inflammation
    C) Paralysis
    D) Growth
    (as in fibromyalgia)
    • A) Pain
    • (as in fibromyalgia)

    pain - algiaParalysis - loss of muscle functiongrowth- plasm

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