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Medical Terminology

1.
The combining form that means "movement"

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The combining form that means "muscle" is

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The combining form that means "joint" is

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The combining form that means "stiff joint" is

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The combining form that means "bone marrow" is

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The combining form that means "child" or "foot" is

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A suffix that means "movement: is

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A suffix that means "weakness" is

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A prefix that means "towards" is

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A medical term that means "muscle weakness" is

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A medical term that means "slow movement" is

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A medical term that means "lack of tone" is

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A medical term that means "fusion of a joint" is

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A medical term that means "process of viewing inside a joint" is

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A medical term that means "bone and cartilage tumor" is

16.
Cardiac muscle is an example of voluntary muscle.
A) True
B) False
17.
Any artificial body part is called a prosthesis.
A) True
B) False
18.
Another name for bone is osseous tissue.
A) True
B) False
19.
Lordosis is commonly called humpback.
A) True
B) False
20.
Talipes is commonly called clubfoot.
A) True
B) False
21.
Systemic lupus erythematosus causes joint pain and arthritis.
A) True
B) False
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A sudden, involuntary, strong muscle contraction is called an adhesion.
A) True
B) False
23.
There are 12 lumbar vertebrae.
A) True
B) False
24.
Plantar flexion is pointing the toes.
A) True
B) False
25.
Simple fracture is the same thing as a closed fracture.
A) True
B) False
26.
The fibrous connective tissue that wraps muscle is
A) tendons
B) fascia
C) adipose
D) ligaments
27.
Which motion occurs at the thumb?
A) opposition
B) circumduction
C) rotation
D) eversion
28.
Which of the following bones is NOT part of the appendicular skeleton?
A) humerus
B) sternum
C) femur
D) clavicle
29.
An abnormal lateral curvature of the spine is called
A) lordosis
B) kyphosis
C) scoliosis
D) exostosis
30.
Which surgical procedure relieves pressure on a compressed spinal nerve?
A) bunionectomy
B) osteotomy
C) laminectomy
D) arthroplasty
31.
The tibia is commonly referred to as the
A) hip bone
B) shin bone
C) ankle bones
D) knee cap
32.
The noise produced by bones or cartilage rubbing together is called
A) callus
B) crepitation
C) orthotic
D) fracture
33.
Which type of fracture occurs because the bone is diseased or weakened?
A) spiral fracture
B) pathological fracture
C) oblique fracture
D) stress fracture
34.
Which of the following diagnostic procedures is used to detect osteoporosis?
A) bone scan
B) myelography
C) dual-energy absorptiometry
D) arthrography
35.
Muscle wasting is the common term for
A) spasm
B) atrophy
C) dystonia
D) adhesion
36.
Which of the following terms is misspelled?
A) femoral
B) mandibuler
C) humeral
D) clavicular
37.
Which of the following terms is misspelled?
A) thoracic
B) coccygeal
C) metacarpel
D) maxillary
38.
Which term means an increase in muscle bulk?
A) hypertrophy
B) myomegaly
C) hyperkinesia
D) atrophy
39.
Applying a pulling force on a fracture in order to restore normal alignment is called
A) arthroplasty
B) fusion
C) fixation
D) traction
40.
Which diagnostic image uses a radioactive dye to produce an image?
A) absorptiometry
B) myelography
C) arthroscopy
D) bone scan