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1

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

A.) cystocele

B.) cystopexy

C.) vaginocele

D.) vesicovaginal fistula 

A.) cystocele

2

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

3

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

A.) labyrinthitis

B.) syncope

C.) tinnitus

D.) vertigo 

C.) tinnitus

4

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

5

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

A.) ascites

B.) aerophagia

C.) melena

D.) bolus 

A.) ascites

6

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

7

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

8

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

9

_______ 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

10

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

A.) auscultation

B.) bruit

C.) rhonchi

D.) stridor 

B.) bruit

11

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

A.) gouty arthritis

B.) osteoarthritis

C.) rheumatoid arthritis

D.) spondylosis

B.) osteoarthritis

12

The term _______ means to free a tendon from adhesions.

A.) tenodesis

B.) tenolysis

C.) tenorrhaphy

D.) insertion 

B.) tenolysis

13

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

14

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

15

_______ 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

16

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

A.) comatose

B.) singultus

C.) stupor

D.) syncope

D.) syncope

17

_______ 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

18

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

A.) hemophilia

B.) hemoptysis

C.) hemostasis

D.) hemothorax

D.) hemothorax

19

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

A.) dysphagia

B.) emesis

C.) pyrosis

D.) regurgitation

D.) regurgitation

20

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