chap 14 - Exam Name_ MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one...

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Exam Name___________________________________ MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question. 1) Select the combining form that means "gland." 1) A) glyc/o B) crin/o C) aden/o D) acid/o E) carcin/o 2) This gland is located in the head. 2) A) pituitary B) thyroid C) pancreas D) adrenal 3) This gland is located on top of the kidney. 3) A) adrenal B) pituitary C) pancreas D) thyroid 4) The prefix ex - means: 4) A) outside. B) absorbing. C) together. D) away from. 5) The suffix that means "condition of" is: 5) A) - oid. B) - osis. C) - emia. D) - plasia. 6) Hypersecretion of growth hormone in an adult results in which disorder? 6) A) giantism B) acromegaly C) myxedema D) cretinism 7) The medical term for abnormal protrusion of the eyeballs is: 7) A) hirsutism. B) acromegaly. C) exophthalmos. D) goiter. 8) Hirsutism in women is caused by: 8) A) hyposecretion of the thyroid gland. B) hypersecretion of prolactin by the pituitary gland. C) hyposecretion of growth hormone. D) hypersecretion of androgens by the adrenal cortex. 9) Which of the following terms is spelled correctly? 9) A) hirsootism B) hersuitism C) hersootism D) hirsutism 10) Select the term with the correct spelling. 10) A) goiter B) goitur C) goyter D) goytur 11) The term goiter means: 11) A) abnormal protrusion of the eyeballs. B) excessive hair growth. C) abnormal enlargement of the thyroid gland forming a lump in the neck. D) abnormally tall stature. 12) The term hirsutism means: 12) A) excessive body hair growth. B) abnormally tall stature. C) abnormal protrusion of the eyeballs. D) abnormal enlargement of the thyroid gland forming a lump in the neck. 1
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13) Select the medical term for "excessive thirst." 13) A) acidosis B) polydipsia C) hirsutism D) polyuria 14) The medical term for "inflammation of a gland" is: 14) A) adenitis. B) adenosis. C) adenopathy. D) adenoplasia. 15) Choose the correct term for a cancerous (malignant) tumor with a glandlike pattern of cells. 15) A) adenocarcinoma B) adenitis C) diabetes mellitus D) hypogonadism 16) The correct meaning of the root in the term hyperglycemia is: 16) A) deficient. B) blood condition. C) excessive. D) sugar. 17) The correct meaning of the prefix in the term hypothyroidism is: 17) A) excessive. B) condition. C) deficient. D) thyroid gland. 18) Congenital hypothyroidism in children that results in reduced mental development and dwarf - like physical stature is: 18) A) acromegaly. B) hirsutism. C) cretinism. D) myxedema. 19) Diabetes insipidus is caused by:
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