Medical Terminology

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1 Medical Terminology Quiz on Medical Terminology, created by khachoe_pema on 03/07/2016.
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Question 1

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which term means listening to the sounds within the body?
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  • murmur
  • auscultation
  • sethoscope
  • bruit

Question 2

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the watery part of blood is called:
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  • white cells
  • platelets
  • red cells
  • plasma

Question 3

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which term means a yellow fatty deposit of lipids in an artery?
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  • stent
  • plaque
  • bruit
  • perfusion

Question 4

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which of the following terms means to flow backwards?
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  • regurgitation
  • infarct
  • palpitation
  • stent

Question 5

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which term means fast heart beat?
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  • tachycardia
  • fibrillation
  • hypercardia
  • bradycardia

Question 6

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what is the name of the steel tube placed within a blood vessel?
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  • stent
  • bruit
  • cardioverter
  • plaque

Question 7

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the complete stopping of heart activity is called:
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  • fibrillation
  • cardiac arrest
  • angina pectoris
  • bundle branch block

Question 8

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which conditions severe chest pain with a sensation of constriction caused by deficiency of oxygen to the heart is
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  • coronary artery disease
  • angina pectoris
  • congestive heart failure
  • myocardial infarction

Question 9

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in which condition is the heart muscle too weak to pump efficiently?
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  • congestive heart failure
  • myocarditis
  • heart valve prolapsed
  • endocarditis

Question 10

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fibrillation means that:
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  • the heart has suffered a heart attack
  • the heart is beating too fast
  • the heart has stopped beating
  • the heart beat is dangerously irregular

Question 11

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which term means blood destruction?
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  • hemolytic
  • hematolytic
  • hemolysis
  • hemolytic and hemolysis

Question 12

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valve stenosis means the valve is:
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  • too stiff
  • too large
  • too loose

Question 13

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which of the following is a floating clot that has broken off a clot somewhere else in the body?
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  • thrombus
  • embolus
  • thrombophlebitis
  • hemangioma

Question 14

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blood cells are produced in the:
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  • liver
  • spleen
  • thymus gland
  • red bone marrow

Question 15

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a weakened and ballooned artery is called a(n):
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  • aneurysm
  • arteriosclerois
  • atherosclerosis
  • varicosity

Question 16

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which of the following conditions is a blood cancer?
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  • leukemia
  • pernicious anemia
  • polycythemia vera
  • septicemia

Question 17

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which of the following conditions is caused by inflamed veins causing the formation of blood clots within the vein?
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  • thrombophlebitis
  • hemangioma
  • varicose veins
  • polyarteritis

Question 18

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which of the following diagnostic procedures measures cardiac fitness?
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  • cardiac enzymes
  • stress test
  • coronary angiography
  • serum lipoprotein test

Question 19

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which term means red (cell) production?
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  • leukopoiesis
  • erythropoiesis
  • thrombopoiesis
  • hematopoiesis

Question 20

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which of the following conditions is swelling caused by a blockage of lymph flow?
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  • lymphangiography
  • lymphadenitis
  • lymphangioma
  • lymphedema

Question 21

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which term means pertaining to blood?
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  • hematic
  • hematologic
  • sanguinous
  • both sanguinous and hematic

Question 22

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which term means fiber producing?
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  • fibrogenic
  • fibrinolysis
  • fibrinogen
  • fibrotic

Question 23

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which term means clotting cell?
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  • thrombocyte
  • erythrocyte
  • leukocyte
  • granulocyte

Question 24

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which term means too many white cells?
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  • pancytopenia
  • leukocytosis
  • hematocytosis
  • leukocytopenia

Question 25

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which term means lymph gland inflammation?
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  • lymphangiitis
  • lymphadenitis
  • lymphadenopathy
  • lympangiogram

Question 26

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which term means to cut into the spleen?
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  • splenopexy
  • splenoplasty
  • splenectomy
  • splenotomy
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