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A blood clot attached to the interior wall of a vein or artery is known as a/an ________.

A.) embolism

B.) embolus

C.) thrombosis

D.) thrombus

D.) thrombus


The term ________ describes the removal of a body part or the destruction of its function through the use of surgery, hormones, drugs, heat, chemicals, electrocautery, or other methods. 

A.) ablation

B.) abrasion

C.) cryosurgery

D.) exfoliative cytology

A.) ablation


The term _______ describes any restriction to the opening of the mouth caused by trauma, surgery, or radiation associated with the treatment of oral cancer. 

A.) atresia

B.) cachexia

C.) mastication

D.) trismus

D.) trismus


A woman who has borne one viable child is referred to as a _______.

A.) nulligravida

B.) nullipara

C.) primigravida

D.) primipara

D.) primipara


The term _______ means inflammation of the pancreas.

A.) insulinoma

B.) pancreatectomy

C.) pancreatitis

D.) pancreatotomy

C.) pancreatitis


The condition in which excess cerebrospinal fluid accumulates in the ventricles of the brain is known as _______.

A.) encephalocele

B.) hydrocephalus

C.) hydronephrosis

D.) hydroureter

B.) hydrocephalus


A ________ is the surgical fixation of a prolapsed vagina to a surrounding structure. 

A.) colpopexy

B.) colporrhaphy

C.) cystopexy

D.) cystorrhaphy

A.) colpopexy


The combining form metr/o means _______.

A.) breast

B.) cervix

C.) menstruation

D.) uterus

D.) uterus


Which statement is accurate regarding cystic fibrosis (CF)?

A.) CF is a congenital disorder in which red blood cells take on a sickle shape.

B.) CF is also known as iron overload disease.

C.) CF is a genetic disorder that affects the lungs and digestive system.

D.) CF is characterized by short-lived red blood cells. 

C.) CF is a genetic disorder that affects the lungs and digestive system.


The condition ________, which is thinner than average bone density, causes the patient to be at an increased risk of developing osteoporosis. 

A.) osteochondroma

B.) osteopenia

C.) osteoclerosis

D.) rickets

B.) osteopenia


A/An ________ is a specialist who provides medical care to women during

pregnancy, childbirth, and immediately thereafter. 

A.) geriatrician

B.) gynecologist

C.) neonatologist

D.) obstetrician

D.) obstetrician


_______ is characterized by exophthalmos. 

A.) Conn's syndrome

B.) Graves' disease

C.) Hashimoto's disease

D.) Huntington's disease

B.) Graves' disease


The hormone _______ stimulates uterine contractions during childbirth. 

A.) estrogen

B.) oxytocin

C.) progesterone

D.) testosterone

B.) oxytocin


A/An ________ is an unfavorable response due to prescribed medical treatment. 

A.) idiopathic disorder

B.) nosocomial infection

C.) infectious disease

D.) iatrogenic illness

D.) iatrogenic illness


The surgical freeing of a kidney from adhesions is known as ______.

A.) nephrolithiasis

B.) nephrolysis

C.) nephropyosis

D.) pyelitis

B.) nephrolysis


_______ is the tissue death of an artery or arteries.

A.) arterionecrosis

B.) arteriostenosis

C.) atherosclerosis

D.) arthrosclerosis

A.) arterionecrosis


The _______ plane divides the body vertically into unequal left and right portions. 

A.) frontal

B.) midsagittal

C.) sagittal

D.) transverse

C.) sagittal


The term _______ means toward or nearer the midline.

A.) distal

B.) dorsal

C.) medial

D.) ventral

C.) medial


A ________ was performed as a definitive test to determine if Alice Wilkinson has osteoporosis.

A.) bone marrow biopsy

B.) dual x-ray absorptiometry


D.) nuclear bone scan

B.) dual x-ray absorptiometry


The term _______ means movement of a limb away from the midline of the body. 

A.) abduction

B.) adduction

C.) extension

D.) flexion

A.) abduction