Medical Terminology Chp 15 Special senses - the ear Flashcards


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1

All of the following are division of the membranous labyrinth except

a. utricle/saccule

b. vestibule

c. cochlear duct

d. semicircular duct

b. vestibule???

2

The ___________ attaches to a thin membrane covering the oval window.

a. vestibule

b. cochlea

c. tympanic membranes

d. stapes

d. stapes

3

All of the following are related except

a. stapes

b. stirrup

c. serum of the inner ear

d. innermost of the ossicles in the middle ear

c. serum of the inner ear

4

The clear fluid contained within the labyrinth is the

a. cerumen

b. plasma

c. perilymph

d. endolymph

c. perilymph

5

Which of the following means a fungal infection of the ear?

a. otolith

b. otomicosys

c. otomycosis

d. otopyorrhea

c. otomycosis

6

Which of the following terms means pus in the ear?

a. otoplasty

b. otopharyngeal

c. otopiorrhia

d. otopyorrhea

d. otopyorrhea

7

The fluid that fills the cochlear duct is

a. perilymph

b. cerumen

c. endolymph

d. plasma

c. endolymph

8

The medical term ____________ means pertaining to the sense of hearing.

a. auditory

b. endaural

c. audiology

d. aural

a. auditory

9

Which structure contains the organ of Corti?

a. semicircular canals

b. vestibule

c. utricle

d. cochlea

d. cochlea

10

The root myring means

a. auditory

b. ear

c. eardrum

d. hearing

c. eardrum

11

Complete or partial loss of the ability to hear is:

a. deafness

b. mute

c. blindness

d. vitiligo

a. deafness

12

The three ossicles of the middle ear are all of the following except

a. malleus

b. stapes

c. cochlear duct

d. incus

c. cochlear duct

13

The middle of the three ossicles is called:

a. stapes

b. incus

c. cochlea

d. malleus

b. incus

14

A recording of eye movement in response to specific stimuli is known as:

a. electronystagmography

b. auditory evoked response

c. otoscopy

d. falling test

a. electronystagmography

15

The sensation of ringing or roaring sounds in the ear is called:

a. vertigo

b. labrynthitis

c. tympanitis

d. tinnitus

d. tinnitus

16

Located on the basilar membrane is the ___________ containing hair cell sensory receptors for the sense of hearing.

a. cochlear duct

b. semicircular canals

c. tympanic membrane

d. organ of Corti

d. organ of Corti

17

The suffix -cusis means

a. eardrum

b. ear

c. serum

d. hearing

d. hearing

18

The root in labyrinthitis means:

a. equal

b. maze

c. snail

d. window

b. maze

19

In the term acoustic, the root acoust means:

a. noise

b. hearing

c. sound

d. voice

b. hearing

20

An instrument used for cutting the eardrum is:

a. myringoscope

b. myringotomy

c. myringotome

d. myringoplasty

c. myringotome

21

The root aur means

a. auditory

b. ear

c. within

d. tympanic

b. ear

22

In the term fenestration, the root fenestrat means:

a. footplate

b. door

c. window

d. tissue

c. window

23

All of the following are ossicles of the middle ear except

a. anvil

b. vestibule

c. hammer

d. stirrup

b. vestibule

24

Which of the following terms means pertaining to the eardrum?

a. stapes

b. tympanic

c. perilymph

d. tympanectomy

b. tympanic

25

A state of balance is known as:

a. equilibrium

b. epilation

c. equivalence

d. equatorial

a. equilibrium

26

An instrument used to examine the eardrum is called:

a. myringoscope

b. otoscope

c. audiometer

d. tuning fork

a. myringoscope

27

What is an instrument used to measure hearing called?

a. audiometer

b. otoscope

c. audiophone

d. myringoscope

a. audiometer