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1

An _______ is a surgical incision made to enlarge the vaginal orifice to facilitate childbirth.

A.) episiorrhaphy

B.) episiotomy

C.) epispadias

D.) epistaxis 

B.) episiotomy

2

Severe itching of the external female genitalia is known as _______.

A.) colpitis

B.) leukorrhea

C.) pruritus vulvae

D.) vaginal candidiasis 

C.) pruritus vulvae

3

_______ is a urinary problem caused by interference with the normal nerve pathways associated with urination.

A.) neurogenic bladder

B.) overactive bladder

C.) polyuria

D.) overflow incontinence 

A.) neurogenic bladder

4

A/An ________ is an instrument used to enlarge the opening of any canal or cavity to facilitate inspection of its interior.

A.) endoscope

B.) speculum

C.) sphygmomanometer

D.) stethoscope 

B.) speculum

5

A ________, also known as scab, is a collection of dried serum and cellular debris.

A.) crust

B.) nodule

C.) plaque

D.) scale 

A.) crust

6

A ________ is a type of cancer that occurs in blood-making cells found in the red bone marrow.

A.) carcinoma

B.) myeloma

C.) osteochondroma

D.) sarcoma 

B.) myeloma

7

_______ can occur when a foreign substance, such as vomit, is inhaled into the lungs.

A.) aspiration pneumonia

B.) bacterial pneumonia

C.) walking pneumonia

D.) Pneumocystis pneumonia 

A.) aspiration pneumonia

8

The condition known as _______ is ankylosis of the bones of the middle ear that causes a conductive hearing loss.

A.) labyrinthitis

B.) mastoiditis

C.) osteosclerosis

D.) otosclerosis 

D.) otosclerosis 

9

The procedure known as _______ is the surgical fusion of two bones to stiffen a joint. 

A.) arthrodesis 

B.) arthrolysis

C.) synovectomy

D.) tenodesis 

A.) arthrodesis 

10

The suffix _______ means rupture. 

A.) -rrhage

B.) -rrhaphy

C.) -rrhea

D.) -rrhexis

D.) -rrhexis

11

An abnormal fear of being in small or enclosed spaces is known as ______.

A.) acrophobia

B.) agoraphobia

C.) social phobia

D.) claustrophobia 

D.) claustrophobia 

12

_______ is the distortion or impairment of voluntary movement such as in a tic or spasm.

A.) bradykinesia

B.) dyskinesia

C.) hyperkinesia

D.) myoclonus 

B.) dyskinesia

13

Which structure secretes bile?

A.) gallbladder

B.) liver

C.) pancreas

D.) spleen 

B.) liver

14

_______ is the process of recording the electrical activity of the brain. 

A.) echoencephalograph

B.) electroencephalography

C.) electromyography

D.) magnetic resonance imaging 

B.) electroencephalography

15

The suffix _______ means surgical fixation.

A.) -lysis

B.) -rrhaphy

C.) -desis

D.) -pexy 

D.) -pexy 

16

The eye condition that causes the loss of central vision, but not total blindness, is known as ________.

A.) cataracts

B.) glaucoma

C.) macular degeneration

D.) presbyopia 

C.) macular degeneration

17

A/An _______ is performed to remove excess skin and fat for the elimination of wrinkles.

A.) ablation

B.) blepharoplasty

C.) rhytidectomy

D.) sclerotherapy

C.) rhytidectomy

18

The condition known as _______ describes total paralysis affecting only one side of the body.

A.) hemiparesis

B.) hemiplegia

C.) paraplegia

D.) quadriplegia 

B.) hemiplegia

19

_______ is a new cancer site that results from the spreading process.

A.) in situ

B.) metabolism

C.) metastasis

D.) metastasize 

C.) metastasis

20

Which of these hormones is produced by the pituitary gland?

A.) adrenocorticotropic hormone

B.) calcitonin

C.) cortisol

D.) epinephrine 

A.) adrenocorticotropic hormone