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1

The image below indicates sites of ectopic pregnancy. The prefix in the term ectopic means:

Select one:
a. outside, out
b. within, in
c. away from the midline
d. toward the midline

a. outside, out

2

The medical term that means "not requiring entry into the body"

Select one:
a. noninvasive
b. non-entry
c. radiopaque
d. radiolucent

a. noninvasive

3

A carcinogen is a substance or agent that produces cancer. The production or origin of cancer is called carcino______.

Select one:
a. genic
b. genesis
c. pathology
d. genus

b. genesis

4

In physical therapy, Janine learned a strengthening exercise, which uses a movement called ___ to propel the leg straight out to the side, away from the midline of the body.

Select one:
a. abduction
b. circumduction
c. expduction
d. adduction

a. abduction

5

Joy is 3 months pregnant but has not yet been to a doctor for ___ care to learn how to protect, nourish, and prepare for her unborn child.

Select one:
a. perinatal
b. prenatal
c. pernatal
d. peripartum

b. prenatal

6

Which term means a red blood cell?

Select one:
a. microcyte
b. phagocyte
c. leukocyte
d. erythrocyte

d. erythrocyte

7

Felicia and Jeremy plan to practice birth control for the next two years while they save to buy a house. The ___ception they choose to use is birth control pills.

Select one:
a. a-
b. an-
c. anti-
d. contra-

d. contra-

8

Abnormal slowness of speech is called:

Select one:
a. tachyphasia
b. dysphagia
c. phagocytosis
d. bradyphasia

d. bradyphasia

9

A term that means pertaining to the skin is:

Select one:
a. cryotherapy
b. dysphagia
c. cyanosis
d. dermal

d. dermal

10

The heart valve with two cusps is shown on the right of the image below. This is the _____cuspid valve.

Select one:
a. dicuspid
b. tricuspid
c. bicuspid
d. diacuspid

c. bicuspid

11

Tachycardia means:

Select one:
a. increased pulse rate
b. decreased blood pressure
c. decreased pules rate
d. increased blood pressure

a. increased pulse rate

12

This ECG shows evidence of ___, an abnormally fast heartbeat.

Select one:
a. dyscardia
b. malcardia
c. bradycardia
d. tachycardia

d. tachycardia

13

Scott is about to undergo a procedure called percutaneous transhepatic cholangiography. Contrast material is injected via a needle passed ____ the skin, _____ the liver, and into the common bile duct.

Select one:
a. beneath,above
b. through,across
c. under,around
d. across,under

b. through, across

14

During his physical exam, the doctor determines that Phil's thyroid gland is completely normal. This is recorded in his medical record as ___.

Select one:
a. hyperthyroid
b. prothyroid
c. euthryroid
d. tachythyroid

c. euthryroid

15

Cephalometry is

Select one:
a. study of the head
b. a headache
c. measurement of the head
d. an instrument used to measure the head

c. measurement of the head

16

The procedure used to capture this image of a fetus employs sound that is beyond the range of human hearing; for that reason, this image is commonly called a/n ___.

Select one:
a. supersonic
b. ultrasound
c. megasonic
d. polysonic

b. ultrasound

17

A term that describes normal thyroid function is:

Select one:
a. thyroidosis
b. hypothyroid
c. hyperthyroid
d. euthyroid

d. euthyroid

18

The catheter in the illustration below is being inserted above the pubic bone; it is a/n ___ catheter.

Select one:
a. suprapubic
b. retropubic
c. parapubic
d. infrapubic

a. suprapubic

19

The image below shows an intravenous injection, one that goes _____ a vein.

Select one:
a. between
b. into
c. within
d. above

c. within

20

The combining form for fungus is _____.

Select one:
a. fung/o
b. myc/o
c. blast/o
d. my/o

b. myc/o

21

The Centers for Disease Control conducts ongoing studies on how to plan and prepare for a/n ___demic, the largest possible spreading of a disease, one that would occur throughout all the population of a country, a people, or even the world.

Select one:
a. en
b. epi
c. poly
d. pan

d. pan

22

Which term means a large cell?

Select one:
a. phagocyte
b. leukocyte
c. erythrocyte
d. megalocyte

d. megalocyte