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Medical Terminology

Question 1 of 26

1

which term means listening to the sounds within the body?

Select one of the following:

  • murmur

  • auscultation

  • sethoscope

  • bruit

Explanation

Question 2 of 26

1

the watery part of blood is called:

Select one of the following:

  • white cells

  • platelets

  • red cells

  • plasma

Explanation

Question 3 of 26

1

which term means a yellow fatty deposit of lipids in an artery?

Select one of the following:

  • stent

  • plaque

  • bruit

  • perfusion

Explanation

Question 4 of 26

1

which of the following terms means to flow backwards?

Select one of the following:

  • regurgitation

  • infarct

  • palpitation

  • stent

Explanation

Question 5 of 26

1

which term means fast heart beat?

Select one of the following:

  • tachycardia

  • fibrillation

  • hypercardia

  • bradycardia

Explanation

Question 6 of 26

1

what is the name of the steel tube placed within a blood vessel?

Select one of the following:

  • stent

  • bruit

  • cardioverter

  • plaque

Explanation

Question 7 of 26

1

the complete stopping of heart activity is called:

Select one of the following:

  • fibrillation

  • cardiac arrest

  • angina pectoris

  • bundle branch block

Explanation

Question 8 of 26

1

which conditions severe chest pain with a sensation of constriction caused by deficiency of oxygen to the heart is

Select one of the following:

  • coronary artery disease

  • angina pectoris

  • congestive heart failure

  • myocardial infarction

Explanation

Question 9 of 26

1

in which condition is the heart muscle too weak to pump efficiently?

Select one of the following:

  • congestive heart failure

  • myocarditis

  • heart valve prolapsed

  • endocarditis

Explanation

Question 10 of 26

1

fibrillation means that:

Select one of the following:

  • the heart has suffered a heart attack

  • the heart is beating too fast

  • the heart has stopped beating

  • the heart beat is dangerously irregular

Explanation

Question 11 of 26

1

which term means blood destruction?

Select one of the following:

  • hemolytic

  • hematolytic

  • hemolysis

  • hemolytic and hemolysis

Explanation

Question 12 of 26

1

valve stenosis means the valve is:

Select one of the following:

  • too stiff

  • too large

  • too loose

Explanation

Question 13 of 26

1

which of the following is a floating clot that has broken off a clot somewhere else in the body?

Select one of the following:

  • thrombus

  • embolus

  • thrombophlebitis

  • hemangioma

Explanation

Question 14 of 26

1

blood cells are produced in the:

Select one of the following:

  • liver

  • spleen

  • thymus gland

  • red bone marrow

Explanation

Question 15 of 26

1

a weakened and ballooned artery is called a(n):

Select one of the following:

  • aneurysm

  • arteriosclerois

  • atherosclerosis

  • varicosity

Explanation

Question 16 of 26

1

which of the following conditions is a blood cancer?

Select one of the following:

  • leukemia

  • pernicious anemia

  • polycythemia vera

  • septicemia

Explanation

Question 17 of 26

1

which of the following conditions is caused by inflamed veins causing the formation of blood clots within the vein?

Select one of the following:

  • thrombophlebitis

  • hemangioma

  • varicose veins

  • polyarteritis

Explanation

Question 18 of 26

1

which of the following diagnostic procedures measures cardiac fitness?

Select one of the following:

  • cardiac enzymes

  • stress test

  • coronary angiography

  • serum lipoprotein test

Explanation

Question 19 of 26

1

which term means red (cell) production?

Select one of the following:

  • leukopoiesis

  • erythropoiesis

  • thrombopoiesis

  • hematopoiesis

Explanation

Question 20 of 26

1

which of the following conditions is swelling caused by a blockage of lymph flow?

Select one of the following:

  • lymphangiography

  • lymphadenitis

  • lymphangioma

  • lymphedema

Explanation

Question 21 of 26

1

which term means pertaining to blood?

Select one of the following:

  • hematic

  • hematologic

  • sanguinous

  • both sanguinous and hematic

Explanation

Question 22 of 26

1

which term means fiber producing?

Select one of the following:

  • fibrogenic

  • fibrinolysis

  • fibrinogen

  • fibrotic

Explanation

Question 23 of 26

1

which term means clotting cell?

Select one of the following:

  • thrombocyte

  • erythrocyte

  • leukocyte

  • granulocyte

Explanation

Question 24 of 26

1

which term means too many white cells?

Select one of the following:

  • pancytopenia

  • leukocytosis

  • hematocytosis

  • leukocytopenia

Explanation

Question 25 of 26

1

which term means lymph gland inflammation?

Select one of the following:

  • lymphangiitis

  • lymphadenitis

  • lymphadenopathy

  • lympangiogram

Explanation

Question 26 of 26

1

which term means to cut into the spleen?

Select one of the following:

  • splenopexy

  • splenoplasty

  • splenectomy

  • splenotomy

Explanation