CChapter 06 - Cardiovascular and Circulatory Systems
Rupture means tear
Having decreased blood volume in the body. hypovolemic
Instrument for measuring arterial blood pressure sphygmomanometer
Sudden blockage of an artery. infarction
Pathologic death of c
Chapter 02 - The Body as a Whole
What is the name of the vertical plane that divides the body into right and left portions?
Which of the following words means any whole, living individual plant or
Chapter 13 - Urinary System Pt 1
The word element that means process is:
Feedback: The suffix -ation means process. (filtration: process of passing liquid through a filter)
Chapter 13 - Urinary System Pt 5
Which of the following is not a diagnostic test for the urinary system?
Feedback: LUL means left upper lobe and does not refer to the urinary system.
Chapter 13 - Urinary System Pt 4
Which of the following is NOT a metabolic waste product?
C. carbon dioxide
Feedback: Hemoglobin is the red-pigmented protein that is the main component of red b
Chapter 13 - Urinary System Pt 3
The procedure to visualize the urinary bladder is called:
Feedback: Cystoscopy is used to visualize the urinary bladder.
Chapter 14 - Male Repro System Pt 2
Which of the following words means inflammation of the epididymis and testicle?
Feedback: Epididymoorchitis means inflammation of t
Chapter 14 - Male Repro System Pt 4
The Latin word glans means:
Feedback: The Latin word glans means acorn.
Blooms Taxonomy: Knowledge
Learning Outcome: 14.1
Chapter 14 - Male Repro System Pt 6
79. Which medical term means an increase in the size of the cells in a tissue or organ?
Feedback: Hyper (increase) trophy (developmen
Chapter 14 - Male Repro System Pt 5
64. What is the name of the serous membrane that covers each testis?
Feedback: The tunica vaginalis is the ser
Chapter 14 - Male Repro System Pt 1
Which of the following words refers to urination at night?
Feedback: Nocturia is urination at night.
Chapter 14 - Male Repro System Pt 7
Which of the following is not a secondary sex organ?
Feedback: The prostate is an accessory gland, not a secondary sex organ.
Chapter 14 - Male Repro System Pt 3
In which of the following conditions is there a deficiency of testosterone?
A. male infertility
C. prostatic cancer
D. prostatic hyperplasia
Feedback: Hypogonadism involves a
Chapter 13 - Urinary System Pt 6
If you need a kidney transplant, the most compatible type of donor probably would be:
A. a cadaver
B. a sibling or blood relative
C. your spouse
D. an anonymous donor
E. a person over 30 years of age
Chapter 13 - Urinary System Pt 2
The meaning of the abbreviation CKD is:
A. cutaneous kidney disorder.
B. chronic kidney disease.
C. chronic kidney dysfunction.
D. cystic kidney disease.
E. chronic kidney disorder.
Feedback: The abbreviation
Chapter 12 - Endocrine System Pt 4
Which hormone promotes calcium deposition and bone formation?
Feedback: Calcitonin promotes calcium deposition and bone formation.
Chapter 01 - The Anatomy of Word Construction
Elements of a medical term are the:
A. individual parts of the word.
B. references to Greek or Roman origins.
C. multiple syllables of the word.
D. combining vowels of the word.
E. indicators that the word
Chapter 10 - The Nervous System AND Mental Health
Which of the following procedures records electrical impulses of the brain to
measure brain activity?
New Chapter 5 Muscles and Tendons/ ortho and rehab
Skeletal muscle fibers contain striations. What is the best description of a
striation? alternating dark and light bands of protein filaments
What is another name for skeletal muscle?
Chapter 03 - The Integumentary System
Which of the following statements is NOT true?
A. The integumentary system consists of the skin and its associated organs.
B. The skin is the largest and most vulnerable organ in the body.
C. The skin accounts for
Chapter 09 - The Digestive System
Gastroenterology is the study of:
A. weight loss.
C. the olfactory system.
D. the digestive system.
E. the circulatory system.
Feedback: Gastroenterology is the study of the digestive system.
Chapter 7 - The Blood, Lymphatic, and Immune Systems
Which statement is NOT true regarding blood?
A. Blood is a type of connective tissue.
B. Blood consists of cells contained in a liquid matrix.
C. Blood volume is relatively constant and does not vary
Chapter 08 - Respiratory System
The exchange of gases between air and blood and interstitial fluids is known as:
Feedback: The exchange of gases between air and blood a
Chapter 12 - Endocrine System Pt 6
Which of the following two terms are opposite in meaning?
A. supra- and superior
B. hemat(o) and -emia
C. hypo- and hyperD. de- and an-E. -al and -ic
Feedback: Hypo- is the prefix meaning below or deficient,
Chapter 12 - Endocrine System Pt 2
Which of the following words has a prefix meaning below?
Feedback: A prefix meaning below or deficient is hypo-. (the hypothalamus
Chapter 12 - Endocrine System Pt 5
The removal of a part or the whole of an adrenal gland is:
Feedback: Adrenalectomy is excision of a part or the whole of the a
Chapter 12 - Endocrine System Pt 3
Which gland reaches its maximum size in childhood and may regulate pubertys timing?
Feedback: The pineal gland reaches its maximum size in childhoo
Chapter 12 - Endocrine System Pt 1
Endocrine glands that occur in pairs, rather than singly, are:
A. pituitary and pineal.
B. thyroid and thymus.
C. adrenals and gonads.
D. thymus and pancreas.
E. kidneys and pancreas.
Feedback: The adrenal glan
Chapter 15 - The Female Reproductive System
The Essentials of the Languages of Gynecology and
When an egg is released from the ovary, how long does it take to reach the uterus?
A. 24 hours
B. 48 hours
C. 72 hours
D. 12 hours
E. 36 hours