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A hernia of the bladder through the vaginal wall is known as a ______.

A.) cystocele

B.) cystopexy

C.) vaginocele

D.) vesicovaginal fistula 

A.) cystocele


Which condition of a young child is characterized by the inability to develop normal social relationships?

A.) autism

B.) attention deficit disorder

C.) dyslexia

D.) mental retardation 

A.) autism


A ringing, buzzing, or roaring sound in one or both ears is known as _____.

A.) labyrinthitis

B.) syncope

C.) tinnitus

D.) vertigo 

C.) tinnitus


A/An _______ is an outbreak of a disease occurring over a large geographic area that is possibly worldwide.

A.) endemic

B.) epidemic

C.) pandemic

D.) syndrome 

C.) pandemic


_______ is an abnormal accumulation of serous fluid in the peritoneal cavity.

A.) ascites

B.) aerophagia

C.) melena

D.) bolus 

A.) ascites


A _______ is a discolored flat spot that is less than 1 cm in diamater, such as a freckle.

A.) macule

B.) papule

C.) plaque

D.) vesicle

A.) macule


The Western blot test is used to _______.

A.) confirm HIV infection

B.) detect hepatitis C

C.) diagnose Kaposi's sarcoma

D.) test for tuberculosis

A.) confirm HIV infection


The term _______ describes excessive uterine bleeding at both the usual time of menstrual periods and at other irregular intervals.

A.) dysmenorrhea

B.) hypermenorrhea

C.) menometrorrhagia

D.) oligomenorrhea 

C.) menometrorrhagia


_______ is a form of sexual dysfunction in which the penis is bent or curved during erection.

A.) erectile dysfunction

B.) Peyronie’s disease

C.) phimosis

D.) priapism 

B.) Peyronie’s disease


A/An _______ is an abnormal sound or murmur heard during auscultation of an artery.

A.) auscultation

B.) bruit

C.) rhonchi

D.) stridor 

B.) bruit


The condition commonly known as wear-and-tear arthritis is ______.

A.) gouty arthritis

B.) osteoarthritis

C.) rheumatoid arthritis

D.) spondylosis

B.) osteoarthritis


The term _______ means to free a tendon from adhesions.

A.) tenodesis

B.) tenolysis

C.) tenorrhaphy

D.) insertion 

B.) tenolysis


The malignant condition known as _______ is distinguished by the presence of Reed-Sternberg cells.

A.) Hodgkin’s lymphoma

B.) leukemia

C.) non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma

D.) osteosarcoma 

A.) Hodgkin’s lymphoma


The chronic, degenerative disease characterized by scarring that causes disturbance of the structure and function of the liver
is ________.

A.) cirrhosis

B.) hepatitis

C.) hepatomegaly

D.) jaundice 

A.) cirrhosis


_______ removes waste products directly from the bloodstream of patients whose kidneys no longer function.

A.) diuresis

B.) epispadias

C.) hemodialysis

D.) peritoneal dialysis 

C.) hemodialysis


The medical term for the condition commonly known as fainting is ______.

A.) comatose

B.) singultus

C.) stupor

D.) syncope

D.) syncope


_______ is a condition in which there is an insufficient supply of oxygen in the tissues due to a restricted blood flow to a part of the body. 

A.) angina

B.) infarction

C.) ischemia

D.) perfusion 

C.) ischemia


A collection of blood in the pleural cavity is known as _______.

A.) hemophilia

B.) hemoptysis

C.) hemostasis

D.) hemothorax

D.) hemothorax


The return of swallowed food into the mouth is known as _______.

A.) dysphagia

B.) emesis

C.) pyrosis

D.) regurgitation

D.) regurgitation


An inflammation of the lacrimal gland that can be a bacterial, viral, or fungal infection is known as _______.

A.) anisocoria

B.) dacryoadenitis

C.) exophthalmos

D.) hordeolum 

B.) dacryoadenitis