National Definitions

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  1. What is the name of a disease which is an abrupt onset of severe symptoms that run a brief course (less than 6 months) and the resolve or, in some cases, bring death.
    A. Acute
    B. Clinical
    C. Metastatic
    D. Chronic
    A. Acute
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  2. Ambulatory be definition means;
    A. Able to Walk, a patients who is able to walk
    B. Unable to Walk, a patient who is confined
    C. Able to Speak, a patient who is able to converse
    D. Unable to Speak, a patient who is mute
    A. Able to Walk, a patients who is able to walk
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  3. A case that is a departure from the common order, one that is peculiar, irregular, abnormal, or difficult to classify;
    A. Mestastatic
    B. Prognosis
    C. Anomaly
    D. Visceral
    C. Anomaly
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  4. Loss of structural differentiation within a cell or group of cells often increased capacity for multiplication, as in a malignant tumor
    A. Anaplasia
    B. Dysplasia
    C. Monoplasia
    D. Pynoplasia
    A. Anaplasia
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  5. A wasting away of an organ or part or failure to grow to normal size, degerneration or diminution through lack of use is called?
    A. Hyperplasia
    B. Atrophy
    C. Cancer
    D. Ultradialis
    B. Atrophy
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  6. The type of tumor that is considered the least life threatening and non-cancerous is called:
    A. Benign
    B. Acute
    C. Malignant
    D. Chronic
    A. Benign
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  7. What is the name for a disease that develops slowly and persists for long periods, sometimes the remainder of the individual's lifetime
    A. Somatic
    B. Chronic
    C. Acute
    D. Metastatic
    B. Chronic
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  8. What type of tumor is considered a cancerous tumor or a tumor that could be life-threatening?
    A. Visceral
    B. Somatic
    C. Malignant
    D. Benign
    C. Malignant
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  9. Involving or based on direct observation of a patient, the course of their disease or the observation of his health is also known as?
    A. Somatic
    B. Clinical
    C. Funnical
    D. Bacterial
    B. Clinical
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  10. What is the Process of identifying or determining the nature and cause of a disease or injury through evaluation of patient history, examination and review of data.
    A. Diagnosis
    B. Symptom
    C. Sign
    D. Prognosis
    A. Diagnosis
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  11. What is a PREDICTION of the probably course and outcome of a disease.
    A. Hypothosis
    B. Diagnosis
    C. Prognosis
    D. Symptom
    C. Prognosis
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  12. What is the transmission of pathogenic mircroorganisms or cancerous cells from an orginal site to one or more sites elsewhere in the body, usually by way of the blood vessels or lymphatics to grow a secondary cancerous growth.
    A. Exacerbation
    B. Metastatic
    C. Congential
    D. Infectious
    B. Metastatic
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  13. What is the enlargement of a bodily organ or part resulting from an increase in the total number of cells or abnormal development in the number of cells
    A. Anaplasia
    B. Hyperplasia
    C. Dysplasia
    D. Hypoplasia
    B. Hyperplasia
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  14. What is the protective mechanism that is a response to tissue damage from trauma and serves to stabilize the area, contain infection, and prepare the damaged tissue for repair.
    A. Hyperplasia
    B. Infusion
    C. Inflammation
    D. Ingestion
    C. Inflammation
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  15. What is the phrase that is Synomym to a tumor or any abonormal new growth of tissue
    A. Somatalism
    B. Neoplasm
    C. Malignantia
    D. Cytoplasm
    B. Neoplasm
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  16. Pain that begins abruptly, usually having a recongnizable cause and characterized by severe symptoms such as pain, swelling and loss of function
    A. Somatic Pain
    B. Chronic Pain
    C. Phantom Pain
    D. Acute Pain
    D. Acute Pain
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  17. Pain that develops slowly and persists for long periods, sometimes the remainder of the individual's lifetime
    A. Phantom Pain
    B. Somatic Pain
    C. Acute Pain
    D. Chronic Pain
    D. Chronic Pain
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  18. Approximately 70% of people with amputation experience feelings of pain or tingling sensations in all or part of the amputated limb.
    A. Acute Pain
    B. Stump Pain
    C. Chronic Pain
    D. Phantom Pain
    D. Phantom Pain
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  19. A division of the peripheral nervous system that carries information from bones, muscles, joints, skin and special senses of vision, hearing, taste and smell.
    A. Parasympathetic Nervous System
    B. Autonomic Nervous System
    C. Somatic Nervous System
    D. Sympathetic Nervous System
    C. Somatic Nervous System
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  20. A name for a reflex responsible for maintaining homeostasis through coughing, sneezing, and blinking and correcting the heart rate, respiratory rate and blood pressure.
    A. Idiopathic
    B. Visceral
    C. Congenital
    D. Somatic
    B. Visceral
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  21. What is OBJECTIVE changes in the body that can be observed and measured such as swelling, rashes, fever, high blood pressure and paralysis?
    A. Symptom
    B. Pain
    C. Prognosis
    D. Sign
    D. Sign
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  22. What is SUBJECTIVE changes in the body of which only the person experiencing them is aware, such as headaches, nausea and anxiety.
    A. Sign
    B. Prognosis
    C. Pain
    D. Symptom
    D. Symptom
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  23. What type of disease affects large parts of the body or the entire body?
    A. Inflammatory Disease
    B. Acute Disease
    C. Systemic Disease
    D. Chronic Disease
    C. Systemic Disease
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  24. What is a group of signs and symptoms that occur to present a pattern defining a particular disease or abnormality.
    A. Prognosis
    B. Symptom
    C. Syndrome
    D. Diagnosis
    C. Syndrome
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  25. Period of full-blown symptoms occuring with the disease process, when it takes its fullest toll on the body.
    A. Pain
    B. Chronic
    C. Exacerbation
    D. Cancer
    C. Exacerbation
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  26. A type of disorder that is present at birth and is significant enough to be considered a problem
    A. Bactierial
    B. Degenerative
    C. Idiopathic
    D. Congenital
    D. Congenital
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  27. Disease or disorder in which tissue breakdown occurs caused by an overuse syndrome or the aging process
    A. Congenital
    B. Degenerative
    C. Idiopathic
    D. Bactierial
    B. Degenerative
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  28. A disease characterized by uncontrollable growth of abnormal cells.
    A. Visceral Disease
    B. Bacterial Disease
    C. Cancerous Disease
    D. Degenerative Disease
    C. Cancerous Disease
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  29. Communicable disease caused by biological agents such as viruses bacteria, fungi, protozoa or parasites
    A. Degenerative Disease
    B. Infectious Disease
    C. Cancerous Disease
    D. Bacterial Disease
    B. Infectious Disease
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  30. What is a disease where nonliving entities attach to the plasma membrane of the host cell and inject their genetic material, which become difficult to treat because they mutate.
    A. Infectious Disease
    B. Bacterial Disease
    C. Viral Disease
    D. Fungal Infection
    C. Viral Disease
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  31. What is the Synonym and the more recent term for the phrase Cerebrovascular Attack or CVA?
    A. Stroke
    B. Phlebitis
    C. Atrial Fibrillation
    D. Heart Attack
    A. Stroke
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  32. What is the phrase synonym to Myocardial Infarction?
    A. Phlebitis
    B. Atrial Fibrillation
    C. Stroke
    D. Heart Attack
    D. Heart Attack
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  33. What is a severe hypersensitivity allergic reaction in humans and mammals. May occur after ingestion, skin contact, injection of an allergen or, in rare cases, inhalation.
    A. Appendicitis
    B. Atelectasis
    C. Anaphylaxis
    D. Pneumothorax
    C. Anaphylaxis
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  34. What is the medical term for a Collapsed Lung (Atelectasis), which is potential medical emergency caused by accumulation of air or gas in the pleural cavity.
    A. Atelectasis
    B. Anaphylaxis
    C. Pheumothorax
    D. Cerebrovascular Accident
    C. Pheumothorax
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)

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