Medical Terminology (Exam 2)
the medical term for an abnormally red color of the skin is:
The medical term for a scraping injury of the skin is termed as an:
The medical term for the swelling in the tissue from the fluid accumulation is called:
What is the medical term for the superficial fungal infection of the skin?
The medical term for skin and mucus membranes becoming yellow, in a liver or gall bladder or a blood disease
A chronic FAMILIAL skin condition characterized by itchy red lesions with the SILVERY SCALES is known as:
A physician documented that a patient in ER has a LACERATION, which means that the patient has:
a tear or cut with irregular edges
The medical term for condition in which the skin, mucus membranes and the nails turn blue in a patient with a lung or heart disease?
The patient in the nursing home has deep open ulcers over the bony prominence of the hips and sacrum. The doctor would chart that the patient has:
The medical term for the severely itching skin is:
Inflammation of the CONNECTIVE TISSUE DEEP in the dermis due to a BACTERIAL INFECTION is termed as"
When the skin becomes inflamed due to being in contact with a chemical substance or a plant sap such as the poison ivy, the condition is called:
What is the meaning of medical term biopsy?
surgical procedure removing a small piece of living tissue for evaluation
What is the definition of diaphoresis?
excessive or profuse sweating
What is the meaning of medical term urticaria?
hive, wheats, skin eruption, caused by allergic reaction
What are the 2 combing forms which mean skin?
derm/o and cutane/o
What does the term xerosis mean?
abnormally dry skin
Suffix that means a flow or discharge is?
The meaning of the suffix -malacia is?
Which of the following is a sign of abnormally large muscle growth?
Select the combining form that means "bone marrow."
The medical term bradykinesia
abnormally slow movement
A surgical puncture of a joint to withdraw or aspirate fluids from the synovial cavity is known as:
What is the cause for rheumatoid arthritis?
This type of progressive arthritis is caused by an autoimmune disorder.
An abnormal loss in size of a specific muscle is called?
Duchenne's muscular dystrophy
The hip replacement procedure is termed as the hip...
Excessive posterior curve of the thoracic spine forming a hump, is termed
The medical term for aligning broken bones to their normal position is
The medical term for excessive lateral curvature of the spinal column is
The type of bone fracture which causes multiple fragments of the bone is called
The bone disease is characterized by an abnormal loss of bone density in menopausal women termed as
What is the meaning of the term carpoptosis?
Tear of the fibers in the ligament is termed as
Tear of the fibers in a muscle is termed as
What do the ligaments do for the joints?
connect bones to bones
What is an epiphyseal fracture?
a fracture at one of the ends of a long bone
What is the meaning of a suffix -tomy
Malignant tumor that arises from the bone marrow is known as
Which type of arthritis is caused by a wear and tear of joints which occurs in the old age?
What does the suffix -emia mean?
condition of the blood
What are the signs of the medical term anaphylaxis?
A severe and sometimes life-threatening hypersensitivity reaction to an antigen, which causes rapid drop in the blood pressure and difficulty breathing due to the laryngeal edema and bronchospasm.:
A disease that develops without a known or apparent cause, is called
An abnormal loss of blood from the circulation is called
Diseases that are caused by a person's own immune response attacking otherwise completely healthy tissues are termed
The medical term for the stopping the bleeding
The combining form for the blood
An infection that is contracted during a stay or a visit to the hospital is called
The medical term for the death of the tissue or organ
A disease that can be spread from person to person is called
What are the signs of the inflammation
swollen, red, painful, and warm to the touch
Which disease is characterized by either reduced numbers of red blood cells or reduced amount of hemoglobin
What suffix means an abnormal reduction in number
What does the word dyscrasia mean
abnormal condition of the blood
The medical term for the rupture of red blood cells
What is the cause for the aplastic anemia
red blood marrow's failure to produce the blood cells
What does the blood test differential count measure
white blood cells
The medical term for the abnormally large red blood cells
What does anisocytosis mean
blood smear showing the red blood cells of unequal sizes
The surgical removal of the spleen is called