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  1. Which agents are used to control inflammation, redness, and itching caused by allergic skin reactions?antiparasitics

          

  2. In the word gastropathy, the suffix -pathy means:above, upon

          

  3. The prefix para- means?same

          

  4. The letter combination ps at the beginning of a word (as in psychosis) is pronounced?"eye"

          

  5. Which of the following word elements is NOT a prefix of position?alopecia is also known as chloasma

          

  6. The combining form ungu/o means?dry

          

  7. Which term means before birth?prenatal

          

  8. Which term contains a prefix?circum-

          

  9. Which term means foul-smelling breath?halitosis

          

  10. Which agents are used to kill mites and lice?pre-

          

  11. A condition of stones in the common bile duct is called?ascites

          

  12. Which term means removal of a representative tissue sample for microscopic examination?prognosis

          

  13. The term alopecia means?baldness

          

  14. Which suffix means suture?pseudo-

          

  15. The combining form xer/o means?dry

          

  16. THe CF gastr/o means?stomach

          

  17. The combining form for fat is?cell

          

  18. The combing form trich/o means?hair

          

  19. Which laboratory test grows a colony of bacteria removed from an infected site and determines effective antibiotics for treatment?prognosis

          

  20. An ulcer that produces a hole in the stomach is known as what kind of ulcer?mono-

          

  21. The CF pneum/o or pneumon/o means?teeth

          

  22. The CF for joint is?blue

          

  23. Which prefix means false?circum-

          

  24. Which term means producing or associated with the generation of pus?prognosis

          

  25. Solidification of the lungs is called?consolidation

          

  26. What medication is administered to control heartburn and acid reflux?keratolytics

          

  27. Which term means abnormal fibrous band that binds tissues that are normally separated?adhesion

          

  28. In the word thermometer, meter is a(n):suffix

          

  29. The CF morph/o means?form, shape, structure

          

  30. The word eupepsia refers to?digestion

          

  31. Trichopathy is a disease of the?pseudo-

          

  32. Which of the following is a False statement?alopecia is also known as chloasma

          

  33. In macroglossia (large tongue), macro- is a:prefix

          

  34. When the blood supply to a herniated structure is cut off, the hernia is said to be?volvulus

          

  35. The suffix -emesis means?forming, producing, origin

          

  36. what is a life-threatening obstruction in which the bowel twists on itself?suppurative

          

  37. The prefix infra- means?below, under

          

  38. Surgical connection of two tubular structures is called?anastomosis

          

  39. the combining forms col/o and colon/o mean?colon

          

  40. What instrument is used to perfoem a lower GI endoscopy?macule

          

  41. The combining form idi/o means:unknown/peculiar

          

  42. The suffix -penia means?decrese, deficiency

          

  43. The combining form for fungus (plural fungi) is?teeth

          

  44. Which of the following is a TRUE statement?alopecia is also known as chloasma

          

  45. The suffix -magaly means?softening

          

  46. What is the medical term or a freckle?cervical

          

  47. An accumulation of serous fluid in the abdominal cavity is called?ascites

          

  48. The suffix -logist means?specialist in the study of

          

  49. Which is an example of a word root linking a suffix that begins with a vowel?consonant

          

  50. THe combining form cutane/o means?teeth

          

  51. What is the disorder that causes telescoping of the intestine?mono-

          

  52. Which of the following is a FALSE statement?pseudo-

          

  53. General lack of nutrition and wasting occuring in the course of a chronic disease is called?cachexia

          

  54. The CF chol/o means?bile, gall

          

  55. Which prefix means against?contra-

          

  56. What does the term congenital hernia mean?cervical

          

  57. To change word ending in y from a singular form to a plural form?steat/o

          

  58. Which procedure uses liquid nitrogen to destroy abnormal tissue, such as warts, tumors, or infected tissue?cryosurgery

          

  59. The combining form odont/o means?teeth

          

  60. The suffix -malacia means:softening

          

  61. Which element is commonly used for ease of pronounciation?idiopathic

          

  62. The term extracranial means?outside the caranium (skull)

          

  63. The prefix ultra- means?below, under

          

  64. A plantar wart is located?baldness

          

  65. The combining form cholecyst/o means?bile duct

          

  66. What is the term for the diagnostic procedure to examine the rectum and the anus?proctoscopy

          

  67. which term means surgical joining of two ducts or blood vessels to allow flow from one to the other?prognosis

          

  68. Oste/o/chondr/itis is an example of a:combining form

          

  69. Oste/o means bone. The word for surgical fracture of a bone is?oste/o/clasis

          

  70. The conbining form ichthy/o means?cell

          

  71. Which term means pertaining to a disease of unknown cause?nephr

          

  72. Which of the following suffixes is INCORRECTLY paired with its meaning?-edema/pain

          

  73. Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is also known as?spastic colon

          

  74. What is a hereditary disorder that commonly affects the lungs?pressure ulcers

          

  75. The prefix uni-has the same meaning as the prefix:cells travel to remote regions of the body

          

  76. The suffix -cyte means?cell

          

  77. The prefix homo- means?under, below

          

  78. Febrile means?feverish

          

  79. Which of the following is defined by "an incision to remove a stone?"-rrhaphy/bursting forth (of)

          

  80. What medications relieves or prevents itching?antipruritics

          

  81. The CF cyan/o means?blue

          

  82. Which suffix means binding, fixation (of a bone or joint)?pre-

          

  83. The suffix -trophy means?digestion

          

  84. the prefix ad- means?toward

          

  85. A localized collection of pus at the site of infection is?morbid

          

  86. The suffix prandial means?decrese, deficiency

          

  87. Arthr/o is an example of a:without, not

          

  88. Which term means extreme sensitivity to sensory stimuli?prognosis

          

  89. The combining form poli/o means?gray

          

  90. The prefix peri- means?around

          

  91. the CF ventr/o means?excess, beyond

          

  92. An example of a neoplastic disorder is?cancer

          

  93. Inthe terms bronchi and fungi, the i is pronounced:"eye"

          

  94. The suffix -genesis means?forming, producing, origin

          

  95. A combining form(CF) is a word root plus a:vowel

          

  96. Difficult or painful swallowing is called?dysphagia

          

  97. The suffix -orexia means?appetite

          

  98. The suffix -pathy means?cell

          

  99. The CF or/o and stomat/o means?bile, gall

          

  100. Which term means prediction of the course of a disease?prognosis

          

  101. Which suffix means inflammation?-itis

          

  102. Which of the following words means "rapid breathing?"all medical words contain a prefix

          

  103. In the term epidermis, epi- means?baldness

          

  104. Which of the following terms in NOT utilizing a diminuitive suffix?atom

          

  105. The combing form onych/o means?hair

          

  106. The term metastasis means the tumor?baldness

          

  107. Damaged tissue following a severe burn is called?eschar

          

  108. Word endings are called:suffixes

          

  109. The suffix -pepsia means?vomiting

          

  110. Rhthmic contraction of a tubular organ to propel its contents is known as?idiopathic

          

  111. the prefix sub- means?under, below

          

  112. Which term refers to the neck?cervical

          

  113. Which elment is located at the beginning ofa mediccal word?pre-

          

  114. Which directional term refers to lying face sown on the abdomen?prone

          

  115. The prefix pan- means:without, not

          

  116. Protrusion of an organ throught the wall that normally contains it is called?hernia

          

  117. Which term means excessive sweating?hyperhidrosis

          

  118. The combining form cyt/o means?cell

          

  119. In cardi/o/centesis, cardi/o is a?combining form

          

  120. Which plane divides the body into front and back aspects?coronal

          

  121. The combining form choledoch/o means?bile duct

          

  122. The combining form pil/o means?gray

          

  123. Which prefix means before or in for of?prenatal

          

  124. Which medication is used to liquefy respiratory secretions so that they are more easily coughed up?expectorant

          

  125. Which plane divides the body into equal right and left halves?midsagittal

          

  126. Which element is a word root?nephr

          

  127. A collapsed or airless lung is called?atelectasis

          

  128. Skin is also called?a sign

          

  129. What medications destroy the outer layer of skin?antipruritics

          

  130. In the anatomical position, thebody is erect and the eyes are looking forward

          

  131. Define a medical word by first defining the:above, upon

          

  132. Which prefix means around?pseudo-

          

  133. The prefix an- means?through, across

          

  134. A CF is used to link a suffix that begins with a?consonant

          

  135. Antiemetics are prescribed to?control nausea and vomiting

          

  136. The combining form proct/o means?teeth

          

  137. The suffix -rrhea means?discharge, flow

          

  138. The combining form jaund/o means?hair

          

  139. The prefix dia- means?through, across

          

  140. Which of the following statements is FALSE?hair

          

  141. A pathological condition is also described asmorbid

          

  142. Which term means a visual examination of a body cavity or canal using a specialized lighted instrument?hyperesthesia

          

  143. A rash is an example ofcombining form

          

  144. What is the etiology of diabetes?metabolic

          

  145. Vowels marked with a macron(-) indicate a?long sound

          

  146. What is an occupational disorder commonly caused by inhaling dust particles?pneumoconiosis

          

  147. What is the term for bedsores?monocyte

          

  148. Which of the following suffixes is incorrectly paired with its meaning?When a word changes from singular to plural form, the word suffix is the part that changes.