Introduction to Medical Terminology: Comprehensive Medical Terminology Review - Quiz A Flashcards
A severe response to an allergen is known as __________ . The symptoms of this reaction develop quickly, and without help, the patient can die within a few minutes.
A/An __________ is a band of fibrous tissue that holds structures together abnormally.
The term __________ describes a condition caused by deficient secretion of any gland, especially an endocrine gland.
The term __________ means inflammation of the gallbladder.
__________ syndrome is a condition caused by prolonged exposure to high levels of cortisol.
The surgical repair of the conjunctiva is known as __________ .
A/An __________ is the surgical creation of an opening between the colon and the body surface.
The study of the causes of diseases is known as __________ .
Vomiting blood is known as __________ .
The term __________ describes the incomplete development of an organ or tissue.
The inability to resist the impulse to set fires is known as __________
Plastic surgery performed to reshape the nose is known as __________ .
The condition of __________ is commonly known as male menopause.
A disease of unknown origin is described as being a/an __________ disorder.
The new cancer site resulting from the spreading process is a/an __________ .
The freeing of a kidney from adhesions is known as __________ .
A/An __________ is any substance that the body regards as being foreign and includes viruses, bacteria, toxins, and transplanted tissues.
A/An __________ is a physician who specializes in the care of older people.
The parasite __________ is commonly transmitted from animals (pets) to humans by contact with contaminated feces.
The term __________ means excessively dry skin.