Introduction to Medical Terminology - Quiz B

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Chapter 1 - Quiz B
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1

Which term describes the screening of patients to determine their relative priority of need and the proper place for treatment?

triage

2

Which term is a prediction of the probable course and outcome of a disorder?

prognosis

3

Which combining form means pus?

PY/O

4

Which term describes evidence of disease that can be observed only by the patient?

symptom

5

Which term refers to the time and events after birth?

postnatal

6

Which term means abnormal enlargement of the heart?

cardiomegaly

7

Which suffix means the process of recording a picture?

-GRAPHY

8

Which combining form means plaque or fatty substance?

ATHER/O

9

Which suffix means pain or suffering?

-ALGIA

10

Which procedure is the surgical repair of a muscle?

myoplasty

11

Which term describes a torn, ragged wound?

laceration

12

Which suffix means abnormal enlargement?

-MEGALY

13

Which prefix means deficient, decreased?

HYPO-

14

In the term gastroenteritis which word root requires a combining vowel?

GASTR/O

15

Which term means a prediction of the probable course and outcome of a disorder?

prognosis

16

Which condition is characterized by redness, heat, swelling, and pain?

inflammation

17

Which of these suffixes requires the use of a combining vowel?

-RRHEA

18

Which term describes a disease or procedure named for the person who first discovered it?

eponym

19

Which suffix means abnormal enlargement?

-MEGALY

20

Which term describes the screening of patients to determine their relative priority of need and the proper place for treatment?

triage