Medical Terminology Chp 11 Respiratory system Flashcards


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1

A _____________ is an instrument used to examine the bronchi.

a. spirogram

b. bronchoscope

c. laryngoscope

d. spirometer

b. bronchoscope

2

The medical term for fast breathing is:

a. bradycardia

b. tachycardia

c. tachypnea

d. bradypnea

c. tachypnea

3

A whistling sound caused by obstruction of the air passageway is termed:

a. Cheyne-Stokes

b. rale

c. stridor

d. wheeze

d. wheeze

4

The suffix -ptysis means

a. blood

b. process

c. to spit

d. breathing

c. to spit

5

__________ are important in determining respiratory acidosis and/or alkalosis as well as metabolic acidosis and/or alkalosis.

a. arterial blood gases

b. pulmonary function test

c. acid-fast bacilli

d. antistreptolysin O

a. arterial blood gases

6

What is the medical word for the process of smelling?

a. oxygenation

b. inhalation

c. olfaction

d. aspiration

c. olfaction

7

In the term orthopnea, the combining form orth/o means:

a. flow

b. narrow

c. straight

d. stroke

c. straight

8

All of the following are organs of the respiratory system except:

a. nose

b. pharynx

c. lungs

d. tonsils

d. tonsils

9

The root phon means

a. signal

b. delivery

c. transmission

d. voice

d. voice

10

Which of the follow terms means a deficiency of oxygen in the inspired air?

a. hemoptysis

b. inhalation

c. eupnea

d. hypoxia

d. hypoxia

11

What is imperfect dilation of the lungs; the collapse of an alveolus, a lobule, or a larger lung unit called

a. atelectasis

b. asphyxia

c. asthma

d. aspiration

a. atelectasis

12

The combining form pneum/o means

a. air

b. breathing

c. lung

d. air and lung

d. air and lung

13

Inflammation of the lung caused by bacteria, viruses, fungi, or chemical irritants is called

a. bronchitis

b. lungitis

c. pneumonia

d. layrngitis

c. pneumonia

14

In the term pneumoconiosis, the combining form con/i means:

a. mold

b. air

c. dust

d. cone

c. dust

15

The medical term for black lung is

a. asphyxia

b. alveolus

c. anthracosis

d. anthraxosis

c. anthracosis

16

A disease of the bronchi characterized by wheezing, dyspnea, and a feeling of constriction in the chest is:

a. apnea

b. phonia

c. asthma

d. anoxia

c. asthma

17

The combining form thorac/o means

a. lungs

b. trachea

c. windpipe

d. chest

d. chest

18

Pus in a body cavity, especially the pleural cavity is called:

a. epistaxis

b. emphysema

c. empyema

d. rhonchus

c. empyema

19

The suffix -dynia means

a. condition

b. pressure

c. pain

d. pleasure

c. pain

20

In the term rhonchus, the root rhonch means:

a. wheeze

b. cough

c. snore

d. smell

c. snore

21

The musculomembranous wall that separates the thoracic and abdominal cavity is called:

a. septum

b. diaphragm

c. hilum

d. mediastinum

b. diaphragm

22

The musculomembranous wall that separates the thoracic and abdominal cavity is called:

a. septum

b. diaphragm

c. hilum

d. mediastinum

b. diaphragm

23

The surgical repair of the nose is called:

a. rhinorrhagia

b. rhinoplasty

c. rhinorrhea

d. rhinotomy

b. rhinoplasty

24

A term used to describe a contagious disease caused by a bacillus and carried in airborne particles is:

a. pneumonia

b. tuberculosis

c. apnea

d. asthma

b. tuberculosis

25

The root in the term dysphonia means:

a. diaphragm

b. breathing

c. difficult

d. voice

d. voice

26

An inherited disease that affects the pancreas, respiratory system, and sweat gland is:

a. cystic fibrosis

b. croup

c. emphysema

d. bronchiectasis

a. cystic fibrosis

27

In the term apnea, the suffix -pnea means:

a. vocal chords

b. expansion

c. breathing

d. voice

c. breathing

28

Which of the following terms means good/normal breathing?

a. euypnea

b. exhalation

c. epistaxis

d. eupnea

d. eupnea

29

A chronic pulmonary disease in which it is difficult to exhale air from the lungs is called:

a. epistaxis

b. croup

c. empyema

d. emphysema

d. emphysema