Virginia College - Pearson Medical Terminology - MidTerm Exam Study Guide Handout

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  1. T or F - a patient with rapid breathing has bradypnea
    F
  2. T or F - the beginning of a word is known as the prefix
    T
  3. T or F - a suffix is the ending of a word
    T
  4. T or F - the most common combining vowel is "a"
    F
  5. T or F - the root word cephal/o means brain
    T
  6. T or F - the root word oste/o means bone
    T
  7. T or F - hyperemesis is excessive vomiting
    T
  8. T or F - the suffix -megaly means small
    F
  9. T or F - the prefix epi- means under or below
    F
  10. T or F - the root word cyan/o- means blue
    T
  11. T or F - the suffix rrhaphy means surgical repair
    F
  12. T or F - the suffix -tomy means excision
    F
  13. T or F - the abbreviation for ROM is range of motion
    T
  14. T or F - IM, ID, IV, & SC are all types of injections
    T
  15. T or F - the abbreviation Dx is for diagnosis
    T
  16. T or F - the abbreviation for history is Hx
    T
  17. T or F - the suffix -emia means blood condition
    T
  18. T or F - the suffix -rrhea means flow or discharge
    T
  19. T or F - the suffix -pnea means breathing
    T
  20. T or F - the prefix auto- means self
    T
  21. the prefix meaning toward is:
    A.ab
    B.an
    C.en
    D.ad
    D.ad
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  22. tachy- is a prefix meaning:
    A.slow
    B.fast
    C.rough
    D.soft
    B.fast
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  23. the commond word for sternum is:
    A.hip bone
    B.rib cage
    C.pelvic bone
    D.breastbone
    D.breastbone
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  24. the prefix peri- means:
    A.pair
    B.around
    C.opposed to
    D.back
    B.around
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  25. the prefix meaning painful/difficult is:
    A.pan
    B.dys
    C.endo
    D.neo
    B.dys
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  26. the root word which means joint is:
    A.oste/o
    B.arthr/o
    C.carp/o
    D.cost/o
    B.arthr/o
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  27. the suffix -itis means:
    A.softening
    B.inflammation
    C.condition
    D.hardening
    B.inflammation
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  28. the root word which means neck is:
    A.cand/o
    B.cervic/o
    C.chondr/o
    D.cephal/o
    B.cervic/o
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  29. the root word meaning white is:
    A.leuk/o
    B.hist/o
    C.cyt/o
    D.sarc/o
    A.leuk/o
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  30. the suffix -centesis means:
    a.excision
    b.puncture
    c.hernia
    d.repair
  31. dermatitis is:
    A.incision of the skin
    B.excision of the skin
    C.inflammation of the skin
    D.whitening of the skin
    C.inflammation of the skin
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  32. the suffix -stomy means: a.incision
    b.excision
    c.repair
    d.forming and opening
    d.forming an opening
  33. neoplasm refers to:
    A.old growth
    B.old formation
    C.new growth
    D.absence of growth
    C.new growth
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  34. the suffix -ectomy means:
    A.inflammation
    B.painful
    C.incision
    D.excision
    D.excision
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  35. the root word meaning spinal cord or bone marrow is:
    A.my/o
    B.hem/o hemat/o
    C.myel/o
    D.cardi/o
    C.myel/o
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  36. what is the abbreviation for fracture?
    A.Fx
    B.Fc
    C.Ft
    D.Frt
    A.Fx
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  37. the root word meaning hard is:
    A.ten/o
    B.fibr/o
    C.lei/o
    D.scler/o
    D.scler/o
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  38. what is teh abbreviation for incision and drainage:
    A.ind
    B.C&D
    C.I&D
    D.ID
    C.I&D
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  39. what is the abbreviation for intramuscular:
    A.INM
    B.IR
    C.IMM
    D.IM
    D.IM
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  40. the surgical breaking of a bone is called:
    A.osteoclasis
    B.osteoplasty
    C.costectomy
    D.arthroclast
    A.osteoclasis
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  41. how many bones are in the human body?
    A.206
    B.90
    C.450
    D.100
    A.206
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  42. a myoma is a:
    A.benign tumor
    B.tumor of the gland
    C.tumor of the muscle
    D.tumor of the skin
    C.tumor of the muscle
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  43. the approximate number of muscles in the human body is:
    A.1000
    B.900
    C.600
    D.400
    C.600
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  44. an inflammation of the tendon is called:
    A.tenopathy
    B.chondritis
    C.tendonitis
    D.myelitis
    C.tendonitis
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  45. what does the abbreviation Bx mean:
    A.biopsy
    B.diopsy
    C.biology
    D.bimicroscopy
    A.biopsy
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  46. a dermatopathy is:
    A.surgical repair of the skin
    B.disease of the skin
    C.excision of the skin
    D.disease of the muscle
    B.disease of the skin
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  47. the common word for clavicle is:
    A.thigh bone
    B.funny bone
    C.collar bone
    D.breastbone
    C.collar bone
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  48. the suffix -tripsy means:
    A.to trip
    B.to crush
    C.to fall
    D.to break
    B.to crush
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  49. the root word cost/o means:
    A.neck
    B.chest
    C.rib
    D.head
    C.rib
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)

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