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  1. Medical term meaning unable to express one's thoughts or ideas in an elderly, intelligible manner
  2. Give the medical term meaning process of recording of the uterus by use of sound
  3. A disorder caused by hyposecretion of the thyroid gland is
  4. When defining a medical term one should usually start by defining the ______
  5. Give a prefix meaning many, much
  6. Another term for stroke is
  7. An incision of the thyroid glad is called
  8. Which of the following is the correct meaning of the combining form lith/o
  9. The term that refers to any diseased state of the lungs is
  10. The term alopecia means:
  11. A tumor which arises from a developing retinal cell, found primarily in children is
  12. The medical term for the greenish black first stool of the newborn is
  13. Give a medical term meaning deficient oxygen in the blood
  14. Fill-in-the-blank to create a medical term meaning discharge of milk
    lacto____
  15. Give the suffix meaning suturing, repairing
  16. Seizure disorders caused by electrical disturbances in the brain are called:
  17. Give the medical term that means surgical crushing of a stone
  18. Which of the following refers to hearing impairment in old age
  19. Give the medical term meaning: surgical repair of the skin
  20. The imaging technique that indicates the degree of metabolism or blood flow in the brain is called
  21. A progressive wavelike movement that occurs involuntarily in hollow tubes or the body is
  22. A woman who has given birth for the first time is:
  23. Which of the following terms means inflammation of joints caused by excessive uric acid accumulation?
  24. Give the medical term for inflammation of the renal pelvis
  25. Give a medical term meaning difficult breathing
  26. True or False: Anorexia nervosa is an eating disorder characterized by uncontrolled binge eating followed by purging
  27. The term for suture of the vagina and perineum is
  28. Give the medical term which means drooping kidney
  29. Which of these refers to a group of hereditary diseases characterized by degeneration of muscle and weakness
  30. Give the combining form meaning: Black
  31. Fill-in-the-blank to create a medical term referring to a fetus with a very small head
    _______cephalus
  32. Trichopathy is a disease of the
  33. Which of the following is a secondary lesion described as a slit or cracklike sore in the skin
  34. The medical term for headache is
  35. Give a medical term meaning: surgical puncture to aspirate fluid from the chest cavity:
  36. An artificial part used for replacement of a missing limb
  37. Which of the following correctly defines the suffix -plegia
  38. The suffix for voice is
  39. The word part nat/o means
  40. Give the prefix meaning through, across, beyond
  41. The combining form cheil/o means
  42. Build a medical term from word parts that means: abnormal condition of blue
  43. A type of sterilization surgery is
  44. The PSA test is used as a screening test for
  45. Vertical field which divides the body into right and left sides
  46. Developing bone cells are called
  47. Fill-in-the-blank to create a medical term referring to a woman who has had no births
    ________para
  48. The medical term hyperesthesia means
  49. Give the medical term meaning excessive discharge of sebum
  50. Commonly called "throat"
  51. Chronic inflammation, characterized by cobblestone ulcerations along the intestinal wall and formation of scar tissue which may cause obstruction
  52. Give a suffix meaning measurement
  53. Give the combining form meaning: tissue
  54. Build a medical term from word parts that means pertaining to yellow color: ________ic
  55. True or False: Sclerotic patches throughout the spinal cord and brain is characteristic of MS
  56. Which of the following is the swelling of the scrotum caused by a collection of fluid?
  57. Visual examination within a hollow organ
  58. Give a suffix meaning constriction or narrowing
  59. Build a medical term from word parts that means: abnormal or development
  60. The term ophthalmopathy
  61. Which of the following is the correct meaning of the prefix ante-
  62. Give the medical term meaning scanty menstrual flow
  63. A record of the electrical activity of the brain is a/an:
  64. Which of these refers to reduced vision in one eye caused by disease or misuse, also called "lazy eye"?
  65. Pruritus of the hands indicates that the patient has a/an
  66. Give a medical term meaning visual examination of the thorax
  67. give the combining form meaning flesh or connective tissue
  68. Which of the following means absence of sperm?
  69. A destruction of the visual cells of the macula lutea leading to permanent central visual loss is called:
  70. Gas in the digestive tract or expelled through the anus
  71. Give a medical term which means producing an embryo
  72. Agents that promote secretion of urine are called
  73. Which of the following acurately describes a Dx of leukocytosis
  74. Give the medical term meaning x-ray image of the breast
  75. Give a medical term which means rupture of the uterus
  76. A lung disorder(usually occupational) caused by inhailing dust particals
  77. A hardening of the ear (bones) resulting in bon loss, is called
  78. Give the combining form meaning: nerve
  79. Give the medical term meaning excision of an ovary
  80. Give a medical term which means surgical puncture to aspirate amniotic fluid
  81. The combining form vesic/o means
  82. Give a medical term meaning instrument used to measure oxygen
  83. Which of these is the correct meaning of the term: exacerbation
  84. What does the term syncope mean?
  85. mouth
  86. the term for onset of menses is
  87. Which of the following word parts refers to hearing NOT ear
  88. Add a prefix to create a medical term meaning: pertaining to two sides

    _______lateral
  89. Give the meaning of the combining forms mast/o or mamm/o
  90. True or False: The suffix -asthenia means loss of feeling or sensation
  91. An endocrinologist treats patients who suffer from
  92. The lack of muscular cooridination in the execution of voluntary movement is called
  93. What is the term that means surgical repair of joint
  94. Which of the following is a word part meaning bear, give birth to, labor, childbirth?
  95. What surgical procedure is a fixation of a floating or movable kidney
  96. A hernia of the fallopian tube is called
  97. Chronic disease characterized by muscle weakness due to defect in the transmission of impulses from nerve to muscle
  98. Abnormal loss of bone density occuring most often in elderly
  99. An excess of carbon dioxide in the blood is
  100. Give the medical term meaning sagging breast
  101. Bradykinesia means
  102. The medical term meaning discharge of pus from the ear is:
  103. Which of the following medical terms refers to vaginal discharge following birth
  104. which of the following terms means excessive menstrual bleeding>
  105. a pap smear is used to diagnose
  106. Abnormal collection of flud in the peritoneal cavity
  107. Which of the following terms means: unnatural paleness of the skin
  108. What disorder is caused by hypersecretion of cortisol from the adrenal cortex
  109. A sudden attack characterized by an involuntary series of contrctions is called
  110. Add a combining form to create a medical term meaning: pertaining to the middle and to the side

    _______lateral
  111. A combining vowel is used:
  112. T he branch of medicine that deals with the treatment of mental disorders is
  113. tongue
  114. A chronic systemic disease characterized by autoimmune inflammatory changes in the connective tissue throughout the body
  115. The combining form stomat/o
  116. Which suffix means to break surgically?
  117. Pinpoint hemorrhages on the skin
  118. Give the suffix meaning nourishment, development
  119. Give the suffix meaning: producing, causing
  120. A superficial skin disease characterized by pustules, often caused by staphylococci
  121. Protrusion of an organ through the wall that normally contains it is a
  122. Lack or loss of appetite, resulting in the inability or refusal to eat
  123. The term tenodynia refers to as
  124. Give the suffix meaning: softening
  125. Which of the following means absence of testis
  126. Which of the following terms means stiffening and immobility of a joint
  127. The term for night blindness is
  128. When menstruation ceases permanently as a result of the aging process it is called
  129. Give the prefix meaning: before
  130. Give a medical term meaning creation of an artificial opening into the trachea
  131. Give a medical term meaning surgical repair of the nose
  132. The combining form natr/o means
  133. Process of recording blood vessels of the eye with flourescing dye is called
  134. stomach
  135. Build a medical term from word parts that means: disease of the body
  136. intestine (usually small)
  137. Give the medical term meaning inflammation inside the cervix
  138. Give the suffix meaning loosening, dissolution, separating
  139. A black and blue bruise mark caused by escape of blood into the tissues is
  140. True or False: The combining form for the lower leg bone is
  141. Give the word root meaning developing cell, germ cell
  142. Give the medical term which means sugar (glucose) in the urine
  143. bile, gall
  144. Pediculosis is a skin infestation by:
  145. What is a diagnostic term that means a localized collection of pus
  146. Give the medical term meaning closure of the uterus
  147. Give the combining from meaning: green
  148. What is the surgical procedure performed to relieve the symptoms of a ruptured disc?
  149. Give a prefix meaning normal, good
  150. Give a medical term meaning study of the newborn
  151. Give the medical term meaning: abnormal condition of death
  152. Give the combining form meaning: red
  153. Give the meaning of the combining form episi/o
  154. The combining form phalang/o means
  155. Which of these is the correct medical term for a condition often referred to as a bone spur
  156. The presence of pus in the chest is called
  157. Which of these is an instrument used for visual examination of the bladder?
  158. The term for inflammation of the vertebral joints is
  159. build a medical term from word parts that means: physician who studies disease
  160. liver
  161. The combining form py/o
  162. Divides the body into anterior and posterior portions
  163. Complete the following to form a term that means excessive thirst:
    poly______
  164. Give a medical term which means instrument for the visual examination of the embryo
  165. A contagious disease transmitted by the itch mite is:
  166. Which of the following words mean a visual examination of the rectum
  167. Give the medical term meaning condition of a stone(s) in the kidney
  168. Postnatal means
  169. The suffix -opia means
  170. Which of the following refers to the period immediately following childbirth
  171. a specialist who prescribes corrective lenses is an
  172. The excision or partial excision of the vas deferens is
  173. Fill in the blank to create a medical term for a woman who has been pregnant two or more times
  174. Give a medical term meaning pain in the chest
  175. The term for involuntary, jerking movements of the eyes is:
  176. Which of the following terms describes a deficiency in spermatoza in semen
  177. Give a medical term which means inflammation of the umbilicus
  178. Give the prefix meaning within
  179. Which of these is a combining form that can be used to refer to either bone marrow or spinal cord?
  180. The inability to control urination is called
  181. Horizontal field dividing the body into upper and lower portions
  182. The abbreviation that can be used to refer to a head cold or infection of the nasal cavity is
  183. The term for menstrual pain is
  184. Give a medical term meaning rapid flow of blood from the nose
  185. The medical term for a flat, colored spot on the skin, such as a freckle is
  186. Build a medical term from word parts that means: tumor of smooth muscle
  187. Divides the body into right and left halves
  188. Which of the following is a combining form meaning muscle
  189. Which of the following disorders is caused by hypersecretion of the thyroid gland
  190. Give a medical term that means discharge from the nose
  191. True or False: Inflammation of inner ear structures is called labyrinthitis
  192. The combining form for dust is
  193. The presence of functioning endometrial tissue outside the uterus is
  194. Give the suffix meaning enlargement
  195. Give the combining form meaning: dry
  196. Build a medical term from word parts that means: pertaining to internal organs: ______al
  197. Give a medical term that means a substance that produces lactation
  198. A physician known as an OBGYN, practices in the field of [a] and [b]
  199. Periodic disturbances of bowel function, such as diarrhea and/or constipation, usually with pain
  200. Build a medical term from word parts that means: resembling fat
  201. the word root audi means
  202. The condition in which there are excess amounts of urea, creatinine, and uric acid in the blood is called
  203. The medical term meaning without feeling or sensation
  204. Which of the following terms means abnormal inward curvature of the spine
  205. Give the medical term for one studies and treats diseases of women (female reproductive system)
  206. Which of these terms refer to measurement of vision
  207. The disorder characterized by early senility, confusion, loss of recognition of persons or familiar surroundings, restlessness, and impaired memory is called:
  208. Add a combining form to a create a medical term meaning yellow skin
  209. Give the suffix meaning: control, stop
  210. The abbreviation for an instrumental expansion of the cervix and scraping of the uterine cavity is
  211. Inability to speak is called
  212. Give the combining form meaning: gland
  213. Radiographic examination of the rectum and colon following enema administration of a contrast medium into the rectum
  214. Give the combining form meaning nucleus
  215. A lateral curvature of the spine is called
  216. Give the word part meaning false
  217. A clouding of the lens of the eye
  218. Which of the following is the correct meaning of the combining form vesicul/o
  219. Stroke symptoms that resolve within 24 hours are called
  220. An obstruction of an oil gland of the eyelid can result in a small, hard nodule, called a
  221. Give the prefix meaning: above or excessive
  222. The term for inflammation of the eyelid is
  223. A physician who studies and treats the urinary tract is known as a/an _______
  224. An ectopic pregnancy occurs when fertilization occurs in the
  225. The medical term interictal refers to those behaviors or events occuring:
  226. The suffix that means breathing is:
  227. Which of the following is mismatched?
  228. Gigantism results from improper hormone funtion in which of the following glands
  229. Give the medical term meaning surgical puncture to remove fluid from Douglas cul-de-sac(rectouterine pouch)
  230. A defective curvature on the cornea or lens is called
  231. Give the prefix meaning: below or deficient
  232. The accumulation of water in the kidney due to an obstruction, is called
  233. Multipara means
  234. Type of neurosis characterized by irrational fears
  235. Gums
  236. Medical term meaning slight paralysis of half (right or left side of the body)
  237. Give the suffix meaning pregnancy
  238. Give the suffix meaning: origin, cause
  239. give a suffix meaning surgical fixation, suspension
  240. Which of the following combining forms means male?
  241. Give the combining form meaning wrinkles
  242. The combining form esthesi/o means
  243. Diabetes mellitus is a disorder caused by malfunction of the
  244. Which of the following is the process of recording the kidney using sound
  245. The suffix -tocia means:
  246. Give the prefix meaning surrounding
  247. Eupepsia refers to
  248. Build a medical term from word pars that means: new growth
  249. All of the following are true about tinea except:
  250. Medical term from word parts that means: substance that causes cancer
  251. The broad term that means loss of cognitive abilities is
  252. Give a word root meaning sleep
  253. Give the medical term meaning pain in the breast
  254. The term that means blood in the urine is
  255. The period of pregnancy is called
  256. Colpocervical refers to the
  257. Give the medical term which refers to the creation of an artificial opening into the kidney
  258. Give the suffix meaning: eating or swallowing
  259. Give the medical term that means abnormal condition of hidden nail
  260. Give the word root meaning water
  261. Give the word root meaning woman or female
  262. Add a word root to create a medical term meaning: pertaining to away

    _______al
  263. Give the medical term meaning: instrument to cut into the skin
  264. The medical term encephalosclerosis means
  265. Give the word root meaning night
  266. Give the meaning of the combining forms metr/o and metr/i
  267. which of these terms refers to a nonmalignant, nonrecurrent tumor?
  268. The term for muscle spasms as a result of low amounts of blood calcium related to deficiency of parathyroid hormone is
  269. A sense that either one's own body or the environment is revolving, is called
  270. Which of the following refers to a state of hidden testes?
  271. Which of the following terms means deficient level of potassium in the blood
  272. Increased secretion of urine is called
  273. The combining form for sweat is:
  274. Which of the following terms means perception of ringing, hissing, or other sounds in the ears or head when no external sound is present
  275. Build a medical term from word parts that means: styudy of cells
  276. Difficult digestion, indigestion
  277. Bile vessel
  278. Give a medical term meaning instrument used for visual examination within ( a hollow organ or cavity:
  279. Gallbladder
  280. The term lacrimal means pertaining to
  281. Which of the following refers to difficult or painful intercourse>
  282. A term that means periodic, sudden attack is
  283. Give the medical term meaning: inflammation of a sweat gland
  284. Which of the following is the correct meaning of the term: in vitro
  285. Presence or formation of gallstones in the common bile duct
  286. A life-threatening obstruction in which the bowel twists on itselfis
  287. The word root meaning nerve root
  288. which of the following is a portion of the hip bone
  289. Give the prefix meaning: through
  290. Wants or verrucae are caused by
  291. The term for nosebleed is
  292. Also referred to as farsightedness
  293. Black stools are called
  294. The suffx -emesis means:
  295. Give a medical term meaning incomplete expansion
  296. Which of the following terms refers to an abnormality present at birth
  297. Add a suffix to create a medical term meaning: toward the head

    Cephal______
  1. a mouth
  2. b pyelitis
  3. c embryoscope
  4. d benign
  5. e incoherent
  6. f thoracocentesis
  7. g observable within a test tube
  8. h menopause
  9. i between seizures or attacks
  10. j fallopian tube
  11. k optometry
  12. l cushing syndrome
  13. m stone
  14. n salpingocele
  15. o true
  16. p hist/o
  17. q Ascites
  18. r amniocentesis
  19. s rhinorrhea
  20. t ankylosis
  21. u True
  22. v hidr/o
  23. w pathologist
  24. x poly-
  25. y myel/o
  26. z hyperopia
  27. aa Bilateral
  28. ab culdocentesis
  29. ac Both B and C are correct answers
  30. ad puerperal
  31. ae uterus
  32. af hypokalemia
  33. ag menometrorrhagia
  34. ah EEG
  35. ai vulva
  36. aj hysterorrhexis
  37. ak pneumoconiosis
  38. al erythr/o
  39. am Crohn disease
  40. an osteoblasts
  41. ao sodium
  42. ap false
  43. aq pro-
  44. ar trans-
  45. as eu-
  46. at fainting
  47. au stasis
  48. av URI-Upper Respiratory Infection
  49. aw abscess
  50. ax rhinorrhagia
  51. ay bladder
  52. az presbycusis
  53. ba lice
  54. bb False
  55. bc before
  56. bd dementia
  57. be vagina and cervix
  58. bf dyspareunia
  59. bg Irritable bowel syndrome
  60. bh aden/o
  61. bi it is a bacterial infection
  62. bj masalgia
  63. bk blepharitis
  64. bl endocervicitis
  65. bm Diuresis- painful urination
  66. bn coni/o
  67. bo vision
  68. bp hydronephrosis
  69. bq thoracoscopy
  70. br hypo-
  71. bs rrhea
  72. bt cephalalgia
  73. bu meconium
  74. bv stomat/o
  75. bw dermatoplasty
  76. bx seizure
  77. by sarc/o
  78. bz otosclerosis
  79. ca dysmenorrhea
  80. cb chlor/o
  81. cc Cryptorchidism
  82. cd azotemia
  83. ce leiomyoma
  84. cf Cephalad
  85. cg impetigo
  86. ch epilepsy
  87. ci fibul/o
  88. cj Seborrhea
  89. ck nulli
  90. cl oophorectomy
  91. cm -phonia
  92. cn nyctalopia
  93. co cataract
  94. cp optometrist
  95. cq hernia
  96. cr endoscope
  97. cs thyrotomy
  98. ct scoliosis
  99. cu prosthesis
  100. cv transverse plane
  101. cw aspermia
  102. cx -phagia
  103. cy part/o
  104. cz neprhrosonography
  105. da volvulus
  106. db dermatome
  107. dc lip
  108. dd gynecologist
  109. de somn
  110. df Cerebrovascular Accident
  111. dg dia-
  112. dh carcinogen
  113. di pneumonia
  114. dj visceral
  115. dk -stenosis
  116. dl blast
  117. dm neonatology
  118. dn ecchymosis
  119. do xanthroderma
  120. dp amblyopia
  121. dq endometriosis
  122. dr petechiae
  123. ds ataxia
  124. dt rheumatoid arthritis
  125. du epistaxis
  126. dv hypoxemia
  127. dw exostosis
  128. dx baldness
  129. dy hypercapnia
  130. dz anesthesia
  131. ea breast
  132. eb flourescein angiography
  133. ec aphasia
  134. ed onychocryptosis
  135. ee hematuria
  136. ef cholangi/o
  137. eg intra
  138. eh childbirth, labor
  139. ei gastr/o
  140. ej polyuria
  141. ek -rrhaphy
  142. el after birth
  143. em nephropexy
  144. en Nystagmus
  145. eo somatopathy
  146. ep cholecyst/o
  147. eq increase in severity of disease or symptoms
  148. er paralysis
  149. es tracheostomy
  150. et chalazion
  151. eu pharyng/o
  152. ev my/o
  153. ew midsagittal plane
  154. ex cyanosis
  155. ey -megaly
  156. ez sensation
  157. fa seminal vesicle
  158. fb tubal ligation
  159. fc digits (fingers and toes)
  160. fd TIA
  161. fe positron emission tomography
  162. ff endoscopy
  163. fg birth
  164. fh anorchism
  165. fi suffix
  166. fj neur/o
  167. fk sonohysterography
  168. fl mastoptosis
  169. fm hearing
  170. fn -lysis
  171. fo osteoporosis
  172. fp hydrocele
  173. fq xer/o
  174. fr diabetes and other hormone imbalances
  175. fs xanthrochromic
  176. ft histology
  177. fu myoxedema
  178. fv arthroplasty
  179. fw proctoscopy
  180. fx chol/e
  181. fy peri-
  182. fz gout
  183. ga vasectomy
  184. gb muscular dystrophy
  185. gc neoplasm
  186. gd retinoblastoma
  187. ge pituitary
  188. gf Distal
  189. gg hepat/o
  190. gh a. obstetrics
    b. gynecology
  191. gi hidradenitis
  192. gj -clasis
  193. gk rhinoplasty
  194. gl gestation
  195. gm normal digestion
  196. gn paroxysm
  197. go -cyesis
  198. gp nephroptosis
  199. gq macule
  200. gr pain in a tendon
  201. gs pancreas
  202. gt radicul/o
  203. gu cystoscope
  204. gv otopyorrhea
  205. gw a woman who has delivered more than one viable offspring
  206. gx Choledocholithiasis
  207. gy hysteratresia
  208. gz nephrostomy
  209. ha acou/o
  210. hb gingiv/o
  211. hc kary/o
  212. hd fissure
  213. he -malacia
  214. hf peristalsis
  215. hg itching of the hands
  216. hh hydro
  217. hi Prostatic hyperplasia
  218. hj primipara
  219. hk lochia
  220. hl lactogen
  221. hm gloss/o
  222. hn slow movement
  223. ho pallor
  224. hp -trophy
  225. hq -pexy
  226. hr Dyspepsia
  227. hs rhytid/o
  228. ht tears
  229. hu colpoperineorrhaphy
  230. hv enuresis
  231. hw scabies
  232. hx sagittal plane
  233. hy viruses
  234. hz Anorexia
  235. ia -pnea
  236. ib gravida
  237. ic pyothorax
  238. id tetany
  239. ie psychiatry
  240. if oximeter
  241. ig andr/o
  242. ih flatus
  243. ii Barium enema
  244. ij macular degeneration
  245. ik hardening of the brain
  246. il excessive sensitivity
  247. im spondylarthritis
  248. in genesis
  249. io melan/o
  250. ip psuedo
  251. iq hair
  252. ir diuretics
  253. is necrosis
  254. it disease of the eye
  255. iu dipsia
  256. iv pus
  257. iw myasthenia gravis
  258. ix urologist
  259. iy congenital anomaly
  260. iz lordosis
  261. ja Graves disease and goiter
  262. jb lipoid
  263. jc -metry
  264. jd phobia
  265. je Mediolateral
  266. jf mammogram
  267. jg gyn/o
  268. jh D&C
  269. ji atelectasis
  270. jj laminectomy
  271. jk menarche
  272. jl oligospermia
  273. jm Nephrolithiasis
  274. jn thoracalgia
  275. jo dyspnea
  276. jp vertigo
  277. jq Alzheimer's Disease
  278. jr glycosuria
  279. js cervical cancer
  280. jt embrynogenic
  281. ju melena
  282. jv lithotripsy
  283. jw pubis
  284. jx frontal plane
  285. jy astigmatism
  286. jz hyper-
  287. ka noct/i
  288. kb micro
  289. kc omphalitis
  290. kd dysplasia
  291. ke -genic
  292. kf tinnitus
  293. kg abnormal increase in numbers of white blood cells
  294. kh oligomenorrhea
  295. ki hemeparesis
  296. kj enter/o
  297. kk vomiting