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Shiland: Mastering Healthcare Terminology, 4th Edition

 

Chapter 5-2: Gastrointestinal System

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TRUE/FALSE

 

  1. The process of chewing is mastication.

 

ANS:   T                      PTS:    1                      REF:    165                  OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. Deglutition means eliminating feces.

 

ANS:   F                      PTS:    1                      REF:    165                  OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. The wavelike movement that propels food through the digestive tract is peristalsis.

 

ANS:   T                      PTS:    1                      REF:    164                  OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. Hypoalimentation is the process of taking in more nutrients than the body needs.

 

ANS:   F                      PTS:    1                      REF:    196                  OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. Digestion refers to the breakdown of food.

 

ANS:   T                      PTS:    1                      REF:    164                  OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. Ingestion is a medical term meaning swallowing.

 

ANS:   F                      PTS:    1                      REF:    164                  OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. Parotid, submandibular, and sublingual are all types of salivary glands.

 

ANS:   T                      PTS:    1                      REF:    165                  OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. Another term for the lower esophageal sphincter is the pylorus.

 

ANS:   F                      PTS:    1                      REF:    166-167           OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. The central part of the stomach is the body.

 

ANS:   T                      PTS:    1                      REF:    167                  OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. The cardia is near the pylorus.

 

ANS:   F                      PTS:    1                      REF:    167                  OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. The first part of the small intestine is the duodenum.

 

ANS:   T                      PTS:    1                      REF:    168                  OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. The last part of the small intestine is the ilium.

 

ANS:   F                      PTS:    1                      REF:    168                  OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms |  Pronounce/Spell

 

  1. The first part of the large intestine is the cecum.

 

ANS:   T                      PTS:    1                      REF:    168                  OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. The vermiform appendix dangles from the descending colon.

 

ANS:   F                      PTS:    1                      REF:    168                  OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. The second part of the small intestine is the jejunum.

 

ANS:   T                      PTS:    1                      REF:    168                  OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. The small, circular folds in the small intestine are rugae.

 

ANS:   F                      PTS:    1                      REF:    167-168           OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. The liver is in the right upper quadrant of the abdomen.

 

ANS:   T                      PTS:    1                      REF:    170                  OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. The waste product formed by the normal breakdown of hemoglobin in red blood cells and cholesterol is chyme.

 

ANS:   F                      PTS:    1                      REF:    167 | 170         OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. Bile emulsifies fats.

 

ANS:   T                      PTS:    1                      REF:    170                  OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. Bile is stored in the pancreas.

 

ANS:   F                      PTS:    1                      REF:    170                  OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. The pancreas has exocrine and endocrine glands.

 

ANS:   T                      PTS:    1                      REF:    171                  OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. The hepatic duct joins with the cystic duct of the gallbladder to form the common bile duct.

 

ANS:   T                      PTS:    1                      REF:    170-171           OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. Cholesterol is a fatty substance found in plant and animal tissues.

 

ANS:   F                      PTS:    1                      REF:    170                  OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. Villi are tiny projections in the small intestine.

 

ANS:   T                      PTS:    1                      REF:    168                  OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. The sigmoid colon is between the ascending colon and the descending colon.

 

ANS:   F                      PTS:    1                      REF:    168                  OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. The term for bad-smelling breath is halitosis.

 

ANS:   T                      PTS:    1                      REF:    175                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. A backflow of swallowed food to the mouth is eructation.

 

ANS:   F                      PTS:    1                      REF:    175                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. The passage of bloody stools is termed hematochezia.

 

ANS:   T                      PTS:    1                      REF:    176                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. Black, tarry stools are melanin.

 

ANS:   F                      PTS:    1                      REF:    176                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. Extreme constipation is termed obstipation.

 

ANS:   T                      PTS:    1                      REF:    176                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. Esophageal atresia is the same as achalasia.

 

ANS:   F                      PTS:    1                      REF:    177 | 180         OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. Difficulty swallowing is known as dysphagia.

 

ANS:   T                      PTS:    1                      REF:    180                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. Periodontal disease is a pathologic condition of the tongue.

 

ANS:   F                      PTS:    1                      REF:    179                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. Pyorrhea is a discharge of pus often seen in gingivitis.

 

ANS:   T                      PTS:    1                      REF:    179                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. Leukoplakia is a healthy condition of white teeth.

 

ANS:   F                      PTS:    1                      REF:    179                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. Another name for a cold sore is herpetic stomatitis.

 

ANS:   T                      PTS:    1                      REF:    179                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. Pyloric stenosis is a narrowing of the muscle between the esophagus and the stomach.

 

ANS:   F                      PTS:    1                      REF:    177                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. Canker sores are aphthous stomatitis.

 

ANS:   T                      PTS:    1                      REF:    178                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. Cheilitis is inflammation of the cecum.

 

ANS:   F                      PTS:    1                      REF:    178                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. Gingivitis is inflammation of the gums.

 

ANS:   T                      PTS:    1                      REF:    178                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. Regional enteritis is another term for IBS.

 

ANS:   F                      PTS:    1                      REF:    181                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms |  Abbreviations

 

  1. Pouches in the lining of the colon are diverticula.

 

ANS:   T                      PTS:    1                      REF:    181                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. Inflammation of the rectum and anus is colitis.

 

ANS:   F                      PTS:    1                      REF:    181-182           OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. Twisting of intestines is volvulus.

 

ANS:   T                      PTS:    1                      REF:    182                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. An inward telescoping of the intestines is intussusception.

 

ANS:   T                      PTS:    1                      REF:    182                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. A benign growth that may occur in the intestines is a polyp.

 

ANS:   T                      PTS:    1                      REF:    182                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. A yellowing of the skin and sclerae caused by too much bilirubin is jaundice.

 

ANS:   T                      PTS:    1                      REF:    184                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. Stones in the gallbladder are choledocholithiasis.

 

ANS:   F                      PTS:    1                      REF:    183                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. An inguinal hernia is the same as a femoral hernia.

 

ANS:   F                      PTS:    1                      REF:    186                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. An incarcerated hernia is the same as an irreducible hernia.

 

ANS:   T                      PTS:    1                      REF:    186                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. A stool guaiac tests for hidden blood.

 

ANS:   T                      PTS:    1                      REF:    192

OBJ:    Diagnostic Procedure                         TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. A stool culture tests for increased enzymes.

 

ANS:   F                      PTS:    1                      REF:    192

OBJ:    Diagnostic Procedure                         TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. GGT is used to detect H. pylori antibodies.

 

ANS:   T                      PTS:    1                      REF:    192

OBJ:    Diagnostic Procedure                         TOP:    Abbreviations

 

  1. Manometry is used to detect excessive hormone secretion in the pancreas.

 

ANS:   F                      PTS:    1                      REF:    190

OBJ:    Diagnostic Procedure                         TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. An endoscope is an instrument to visualize the inside of the body.

 

ANS:   T                      PTS:    1                      REF:    190

OBJ:    Diagnostic Procedure                         TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. A barium enema is used to detect abnormalities of the esophagus.

 

ANS:   F                      PTS:    1                      REF:    189

OBJ:    Diagnostic Procedure                         TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. Cholecystography images the gallbladder.

 

ANS:   T                      PTS:    1                      REF:    190

OBJ:    Diagnostic Procedure                         TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. A blood test to detect possible jaundice is a Hemoccult test.

 

ANS:   F                      PTS:    1                      REF:    192

OBJ:    Diagnostic Procedure                         TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. Fluoroscopy is real-time visualization using x-rays of the body.

 

ANS:   T                      PTS:    1                      REF:    189

OBJ:    Diagnostic Procedure                         TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. A proctoscope is an endoscope inserted through the oral cavity.

 

ANS:   F                      PTS:    1                      REF:    190

OBJ:    Diagnostic Procedure                         TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. An anastomosis is a new connection between two hollow structures.

 

ANS:   T                      PTS:    1                      REF:    195

OBJ:    Diagnostic Procedure                         TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. An anastomosis between parts of the small and large intestines is a duodenoileostomy.

 

ANS:   F                      PTS:    1                      REF:    195

OBJ:    Therapeutic Intervention                    TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. Ligation is the tying off of a blood vessel or a duct.

 

ANS:   T                      PTS:    1                      REF:    197

OBJ:    Therapeutic Intervention                    TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. Gastric gavage is the removal of all or part of the stomach.

 

ANS:   F                      PTS:    1                      REF:    196

OBJ:    Therapeutic Intervention                    TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. A new opening for the colon to the abdominal wall is a colostomy.

 

ANS:   T                      PTS:    1                      REF:    196

OBJ:    Therapeutic Intervention                    TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. Withdrawing fluid from a body cavity is a laparotomy.

 

ANS:   F                      PTS:    1                      REF:    197

OBJ:    Therapeutic Intervention                    TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. Lysis of adhesions means the surgical destruction of scar tissue.

 

ANS:   T                      PTS:    1                      REF:    197

OBJ:    Therapeutic Intervention                    TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. An incision of the pylorus is a pylorostomy.

 

ANS:   F                      PTS:    1                      REF:    198

OBJ:    Therapeutic Intervention                    TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. Laparoscopic surgery is performed through the abdominal wall.

 

ANS:   T                      PTS:    1                      REF:    196

OBJ:    Therapeutic Intervention                    TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. Laparoscopic surgery is done with an instrument called a laparotome to visualize the interior of the abdomen.

 

ANS:   F                      PTS:    1                      REF:    196

OBJ:    Therapeutic Intervention                    TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. Anorexiants are a class of drugs used to treat morbid obesity.

 

ANS:   T                      PTS:    1                      REF:    200

OBJ:    Therapeutic Intervention                    TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. Antiemetics are drugs that prevent or alleviate constipation.

 

ANS:   F                      PTS:    1                      REF:    200

OBJ:    Therapeutic Intervention                    TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. Strong laxatives may be termed cathartics.

 

ANS:   T                      PTS:    1                      REF:    200

OBJ:    Therapeutic Intervention                    TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. Pyrosis and heartburn are treated with antidiarrheals.

 

ANS:   F                      PTS:    1                      REF:    200

OBJ:    Therapeutic Intervention                    TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. PEG stands for percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy.

 

ANS:   T                      PTS:    1                      REF:    197 | 201         OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Abbreviations

 

COMPLETION

 

  1. The term for inflammation of the appendix is ____________________.

 

ANS:   appendicitis

 

PTS:    1                      REF:    181                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms |  Pronounce/Spell

 

  1. The medical term for swallowing is ____________________.

 

ANS:   deglutition

 

PTS:    1                      REF:    165                  OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms |  Pronounce/Spell

 

  1. The medical term for chewing is ____________________.

 

ANS:   mastication

 

PTS:    1                      REF:    165                  OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms |  Pronounce/Spell

 

  1. A synonym for rectitis is ____________________.

 

ANS:   proctitis

 

PTS:    1                      REF:    182                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms |  Pronounce/Spell

 

  1. The term for a joining of two hollow structures is ____________________.

 

ANS:   anastomosis

 

PTS:    1                      REF:    195                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms |  Pronounce/Spell

 

  1. The medical term for black tarry stools is ____________________.

 

ANS:   melena

 

PTS:    1                      REF:    176                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms |  Pronounce/Spell

 

  1. The medical term for inflammation of the liver is ____________________.

 

ANS:   hepatitis

 

PTS:    1                      REF:    184                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms |  Pronounce/Spell

 

  1. The medical term for inflammation of the gallbladder is ____________________.

 

ANS:   cholecystitis

 

PTS:    1                      REF:    183                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms |  Pronounce/Spell

 

  1. The medical term for the muscle between the stomach and the duodenum is ____________________.

 

ANS:   pylorus

 

PTS:    1                      REF:    167 | 177         OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms |  Pronounce/Spell

 

  1. The medical term for suture of a hernia (hernia repair) is ____________________.

 

ANS:   herniorrhaphy

 

PTS:    1                      REF:    196                  OBJ:    Therapeutic Intervention

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms |  Pronounce/Spell

 

  1. The parotid gland is one of the ____________________ glands.

 

ANS:   salivary

 

PTS:    1                      REF:    165                  OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms |  Pronounce/Spell

 

  1. The part of the pharynx directly adjacent to the oral cavity is the ____________________.

 

ANS:   oropharynx

 

PTS:    1                      REF:    165                  OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms |  Pronounce/Spell

 

  1. An inflammation of the gums is ____________________.

 

ANS:   gingivitis

 

PTS:    1                      REF:    178                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms |  Pronounce/Spell

 

  1. An inflammation of the lips is ____________________.

 

ANS:   cheilitis

 

PTS:    1                      REF:    178                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms |  Pronounce/Spell

 

  1. The plural of lumen is ____________________.

 

ANS:   lumina

 

PTS:    1                      REF:    19                    OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms |  Pronounce/Spell

 

  1. The plural of appendix is ____________________.

 

ANS:   appendices

 

PTS:    1                      REF:    168                  OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms |  Pronounce/Spell

 

  1. The plural of villus is ____________________.

 

ANS:   villi

 

PTS:    1                      REF:    168                  OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms |  Pronounce/Spell

 

  1. The plural of anastomosis is ____________________.

 

ANS:   anastomoses

 

PTS:    1                      REF:    19                    OBJ:    Therapeutic Intervention

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. The plural of pharynx is ____________________.

 

ANS:   pharynges

 

PTS:    1                      REF:    19                    OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms |  Pronounce/Spell

 

  1. The plural of fundus is ____________________.

 

ANS:   fundi

 

PTS:    1                      REF:    19                    OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms |  Pronounce/Spell

 

  1. The plural of pylorus is ____________________.

 

ANS:   pylori

 

PTS:    1                      REF:    167                  OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms |  Pronounce/Spell

 

  1. The plural of ruga is ____________________.

 

ANS:   rugae

 

PTS:    1                      REF:    167                  OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms |  Pronounce/Spell

 

  1. The plural of plica is ____________________.

 

ANS:   plicae

 

PTS:    1                      REF:    168                  OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms |  Pronounce/Spell

 

  1. The plural of diverticulum is ____________________.

 

ANS:   diverticula

 

PTS:    1                      REF:    181                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms |  Pronounce/Spell

 

  1. The medical term for belching is ____________________.

 

ANS:   eructation

 

PTS:    1                      REF:    175                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms |  Pronounce/Spell

 

  1. The term for a twisting of the intestines is ____________________.

 

ANS:   volvulus

 

PTS:    1                      REF:    182                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms |  Pronounce/Spell

 

  1. The term for a chronic, degenerative disease of the liver is ____________________.

 

ANS:   cirrhosis

 

PTS:    1                      REF:    184                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms |  Pronounce/Spell

 

  1. The term for cavities (dental decay) is dental ____________________.

 

ANS:   caries

 

PTS:    1                      REF:    178                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms |  Pronounce/Spell

 

  1. The medical term for heartburn is ____________________.

 

ANS:   pyrosis

 

PTS:    1                      REF:    176                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms |  Pronounce/Spell

 

  1. The term for an abnormal bite is ____________________.

 

ANS:   malocclusion

 

PTS:    1                      REF:    179                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms |  Pronounce/Spell

 

  1. The abbreviation for laparoscopy is ____________________.

 

ANS:

lap

LAP

 

PTS:    1                      REF:    201                  OBJ:    Therapeutic Intervention

TOP:    Abbreviations |  Pronounce/Spell

 

  1. The abbreviation for gastroesophageal reflux disease is ____________________.

 

ANS:   GERD

 

PTS:    1                      REF:    201                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Abbreviations |  Pronounce/Spell

 

  1. The abbreviation for a barium enema is ____________________.

 

ANS:   BE

 

PTS:    1                      REF:    201                  OBJ:    Therapeutic Intervention

TOP:    Abbreviations |  Pronounce/Spell

 

  1. The abbreviation for a barium swallow is ____________________.

 

ANS:   BaS

 

PTS:    1                      REF:    201                  OBJ:    Therapeutic Intervention

TOP:    Abbreviations |  Pronounce/Spell

 

  1. The abbreviation for lower esophageal sphincter is ____________________.

 

ANS:   LES

 

PTS:    1                      REF:    201                  OBJ:    Diagnostic Procedure

TOP:    Abbreviations |  Pronounce/Spell

 

  1. The abbreviation for the gallbladder is ____________________.

 

ANS:   GB

 

PTS:    1                      REF:    201                  OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Abbreviations |  Pronounce/Spell

 

  1. The abbreviation for nausea and vomiting is ____________________.

 

ANS:   N&V

 

PTS:    1                      REF:    201                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Abbreviations |  Pronounce/Spell

 

  1. The abbreviation EGD stands for ______________________________.

 

ANS:   esophagogastroduodenoscopy

 

PTS:    1                      REF:    201                  OBJ:    Diagnostic Procedure

TOP:    Abbreviations |  Pronounce/Spell

 

  1. A fecal exam to test for microorganisms in the feces, such as worms, amoebae, bacteria, and protozoa, is a ____________________.

 

ANS:   stool culture

 

PTS:    1                      REF:    192                  OBJ:    Diagnostic Procedure

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms |  Pronounce/Spell

 

  1. A fecal exam to test for hidden blood is a stool ____________________.

 

ANS:   guaiac

 

PTS:    1                      REF:    192                  OBJ:    Diagnostic Procedure

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms |  Pronounce/Spell

 

  1. The special x-ray procedure that allows real-time visualization of structures directly on a monitor screen is ____________________.

 

ANS:   fluoroscopy

 

PTS:    1                      REF:    189                  OBJ:    Diagnostic Procedure

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms |  Pronounce/Spell

 

  1. What is the general term for an instrument for the internal visualization of the body? ____________________

 

ANS:   endoscope

 

PTS:    1                      REF:    190                  OBJ:    Diagnostic Procedure

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms |  Pronounce/Spell

 

  1. Varicose veins in the lower rectum or the anus are ____________________.

 

ANS:   hemorrhoids

 

PTS:    1                      REF:    182                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms |  Pronounce/Spell

 

  1. Canker sore is a synonym for ____________________ stomatitis.

 

ANS:   aphthous

 

PTS:    1                      REF:    178                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms |  Pronounce/Spell

 

  1. What is the abbreviation for the disorder characterized by ulceration of the lining of the intestine, bleeding, and diarrhea? ____________________

 

ANS:   IBD

 

PTS:    1                      REF:    182                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Abbreviations |  Pronounce/Spell

 

  1. ____________________ ani is the common chronic condition of itching of the skin surrounding the anus.

 

ANS:   pruritus

 

PTS:    1                      REF:    182                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms |  Pronounce/Spell

 

  1. An anal ____________________ is a cracklike lesion of the skin around the anus.

 

ANS:   fissure

 

PTS:    1                      REF:    181                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms |  Pronounce/Spell

 

  1. An inflammation of the peritoneum that commonly occurs when an inflamed appendix bursts is acute ____________________.

 

ANS:   peritonitis

 

PTS:    1                      REF:    182                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms |  Pronounce/Spell

 

  1. A circumscribed, pus-filled area of inflammation in the anus or rectum is an anorectal ____________________.

 

ANS:   abscess

 

PTS:    1                      REF:    181                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms |  Pronounce/Spell

 

  1. An erosion of the protective mucosal lining of the stomach or duodenum is ____________________ ulcer disease.

 

ANS:   peptic

 

PTS:    1                      REF:    180                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms |  Pronounce/Spell

 

  1. The use of nutritional supplements that exceed recommended daily requirements is called ________________________.

 

ANS:   hyperalimentation

 

PTS:    1                      REF:    196                  OBJ:    Therapeutic Intervention

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms |  Pronounce/Spell

 

  1. ____________ is removal of a tooth.

 

ANS:   odontectomy

 

PTS:    1                      REF:    197                  OBJ:    Therapeutic Intervention

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms |  Pronounce/Spell

 

  1. Removal of a sessile or pedunculated polyp is called ________________.

 

ANS:   polypectomy

 

PTS:    1                      REF:    198                  OBJ:    Therapeutic Intervention

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms |  Pronounce/Spell

 

  1. A new opening of the stomach through the skin to place a tube for the purpose of enteral feeding is called ________________.

 

ANS:   percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy

 

PTS:    1                      REF:    197                  OBJ:    Therapeutic Intervention

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms |  Pronounce/Spell

 

  1. A ________________ is the surgical repair of the mouth.

 

ANS:   stomatoplasty

 

PTS:    1                      REF:    198                  OBJ:    Therapeutic Intervention

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms |  Pronounce/Spell

 

MATCHING

 

Match each definition with the correct word part.

a. liver
b. teeth
c. discharge, flow
d. removal, excision
e. pancreas
f. colon, large intestine
g. surrounding, around
h. gallbladder
i. stomach
j. condition of an opening
k. contraction
l. rectum and anus
m. vomiting, vomit
n. process of viewing
o. digestion
p. small intestine, intestine
q. new opening
r. under, below
s. excessive, above
t. no, not, without

 

 

  1. a-

 

  1. gastr/o

 

  1. hyper-

 

  1. pancreat/o

 

  1. peri-

 

  1. sub-

 

  1. -ectomy

 

  1. -emesis

 

  1. -pepsia

 

  1. -rrhea

 

  1. -scopy

 

  1. -stalsis

 

  1. -stomy

 

  1. -tresia

 

  1. proct/o

 

  1. cholecyst/o

 

  1. col/o, colon/o

 

  1. dent/i, odont/o

 

  1. enter/o

 

  1. hepat/o

 

  1. ANS:   T                      PTS:    1                      REF:    177                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. ANS:   I                      PTS:    1                      REF:    175                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. ANS:   S                      PTS:    1                      REF:    196                  OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. ANS:   E                     PTS:    1                      REF:    175                  OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. ANS:   G                     PTS:    1                      REF:    175                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. ANS:   R                     PTS:    1                      REF:    175                  OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. ANS:   D                     PTS:    1                      REF:    195

OBJ:    Therapeutic Intervention                    TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. ANS:   M                    PTS:    1                      REF:    175                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. ANS:   O                     PTS:    1                      REF:    175                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. ANS:   C                     PTS:    1                      REF:    176                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. ANS:   N                     PTS:    1                      REF:    190

OBJ:    Diagnostic Procedure                         TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. ANS:   K                     PTS:    1                      REF:    175                  OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. ANS:   Q                     PTS:    1                      REF:    196

OBJ:    Therapeutic Intervention                    TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. ANS:   J                      PTS:    1                      REF:    177                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. ANS:   L                     PTS:    1                      REF:    174                  OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. ANS:   H                     PTS:    1                      REF:    174                  OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. ANS:   F                      PTS:    1                      REF:    174                  OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. ANS:   B                     PTS:    1                      REF:    175                  OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. ANS:   P                      PTS:    1                      REF:    174                  OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. ANS:   A                     PTS:    1                      REF:    174                  OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

Match each definition with the correct term below.

a. to take in food
b. sphincter at outlet of rectum
c. duodenum, jejunum, and ileum
d. tube from throat to stomach
e. organ that stores bile
f. the process of chewing
g. wormlike appendage
h. S-shaped part of large intestine
i. temporarily stores chewed food from esophagus
j. organ that produces bile
k. muscle between stomach and duodenum
l. an exocrine and endocrine gland
m. to break down food
n. process of releasing feces from body
o. straight, final part of colon
p. first part of large intestine
q. large intestine
r. cardiac sphincter
s. the process of swallowing
t. GI system

 

 

  1. alimentary canal

 

  1. anus

 

  1. appendix

 

  1. cecum

 

  1. colon

 

  1. deglutition

 

  1. digestion

 

  1. esophagus

 

  1. gallbladder

 

  1. ingestion

 

  1. LES

 

  1. liver

 

  1. mastication

 

  1. stomach

 

  1. pancreas

 

  1. pylorus

 

  1. small intestine

 

  1. defecation

 

  1. rectum

 

  1. sigmoid colon

 

  1. ANS:   T                      PTS:    1                      REF:    164                  OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. ANS:   B                     PTS:    1                      REF:    168                  OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. ANS:   G                     PTS:    1                      REF:    168                  OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. ANS:   P                      PTS:    1                      REF:    168                  OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. ANS:   Q                     PTS:    1                      REF:    168                  OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. ANS:   S                      PTS:    1                      REF:    165                  OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. ANS:   M                    PTS:    1                      REF:    164                  OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. ANS:   D                     PTS:    1                      REF:    166                  OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. ANS:   E                     PTS:    1                      REF:    171                  OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. ANS:   A                     PTS:    1                      REF:    164                  OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. ANS:   R                     PTS:    1                      REF:    166                  OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Abbreviations

 

  1. ANS:   J                      PTS:    1                      REF:    170                  OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. ANS:   F                      PTS:    1                      REF:    165                  OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. ANS:   I                      PTS:    1                      REF:    165                  OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. ANS:   L                     PTS:    1                      REF:    171                  OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. ANS:   K                     PTS:    1                      REF:    167                  OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. ANS:   C                     PTS:    1                      REF:    164                  OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. ANS:   N                     PTS:    1                      REF:    168                  OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. ANS:   O                     PTS:    1                      REF:    168                  OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. ANS:   H                     PTS:    1                      REF:    168                  OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

Match each definition with the correct term below.

a. protrusion of intestine into inguinal canal
b. return of contents of stomach to esophagus
c. black, tarry stools
d. difficult digestion
e. loose, watery stools
f. new opening between two hollow structures
g. varicose veins in the lower rectum
h. hernia repair
i. bloody stools
j. condition of pouches in the intestines
k. inflammation of the appendix
l. narrowing of the muscle between the stomach and duodenum
m. vomiting blood
n. new opening of the colon to the surface of the abdomen
o. no opening of the esophagus
p. inflammation of the stomach and small intestines
q. obstruction
r. benign growth
s. stool guaiac
t. gum disease

 

 

  1. anastomosis

 

  1. appendicitis

 

  1. ileus

 

  1. melena

 

  1. polyp

 

  1. colostomy

 

  1. diarrhea

 

  1. diverticulosis

 

  1. dyspepsia

 

  1. inguinal hernia

 

  1. esophageal atresia

 

  1. gastroenteritis

 

  1. gastroesophageal reflux disease

 

  1. periodontal disease

 

  1. hematemesis

 

  1. hematochezia

 

  1. hemoccult test

 

  1. hemorrhoid

 

  1. pyloric stenosis

 

  1. herniorrhaphy

 

  1. ANS:   F                      PTS:    1                      REF:    195

OBJ:    Therapeutic Intervention                    TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. ANS:   K                     PTS:    1                      REF:    181                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. ANS:   Q                     PTS:    1                      REF:    189

OBJ:    Diagnostic Procedure                         TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. ANS:   C                     PTS:    1                      REF:    183                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. ANS:   R                     PTS:    1                      REF:    190

OBJ:    Diagnostic Procedure                         TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. ANS:   N                     PTS:    1                      REF:    196

OBJ:    Therapeutic Intervention                    TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. ANS:   E                     PTS:    1                      REF:    176                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. ANS:   J                      PTS:    1                      REF:    181                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. ANS:   D                     PTS:    1                      REF:    175                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. ANS:   A                     PTS:    1                      REF:    190

OBJ:    Diagnostic Procedure                         TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. ANS:   O                     PTS:    1                      REF:    177                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. ANS:   P                      PTS:    1                      REF:    10                    OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. ANS:   B                     PTS:    1                      REF:    180                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. ANS:   T                      PTS:    1                      REF:    179                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. ANS:   M                    PTS:    1                      REF:    175                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. ANS:   I                      PTS:    1                      REF:    176                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. ANS:   S                      PTS:    1                      REF:    192

OBJ:    Diagnostic Procedure                         TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. ANS:   G                     PTS:    1                      REF:    182                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. ANS:   L                     PTS:    1                      REF:    184                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. ANS:   H                     PTS:    1                      REF:    196

OBJ:    Therapeutic Intervention                    TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

Match each definition with the correct term below.

a. diaphragmatic hernia i. heartburn
b. lower esophageal sphincter j. regional enteritis
c. hemoccult k. cold sore, fever blister
d. adynamic ileus l. peptic ulcer disease
e. singultus m. canker sore
f. Hirschsprung disease n. impairment of esophageal peristalsis
g. indigestion o. eructation
h. cavities

 

 

  1. LES

 

  1. paralytic ileus

 

  1. congenital megacolon

 

  1. dental caries

 

  1. Crohn disease

 

  1. PUD

 

  1. achalasia

 

  1. aphthous stomatitis

 

  1. pyrosis

 

  1. belching

 

  1. dyspepsia

 

  1. hiccough

 

  1. stool guaiac

 

  1. hiatal hernia

 

  1. herpetic stomatitis

 

  1. ANS:   B                     PTS:    1                      REF:    166                  OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Abbreviations |  Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. ANS:   D                     PTS:    1                      REF:    182                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms |  Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. ANS:   F                      PTS:    1                      REF:    177                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. ANS:   H                     PTS:    1                      REF:    178                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms |  Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. ANS:   J                      PTS:    1                      REF:    181                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. ANS:   L                     PTS:    1                      REF:    180                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Abbreviations |  Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. ANS:   N                     PTS:    1                      REF:    180                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. ANS:   M                    PTS:    1                      REF:    178                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. ANS:   I                      PTS:    1                      REF:    176                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. ANS:   O                     PTS:    1                      REF:    175                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. ANS:   G                     PTS:    1                      REF:    175                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. ANS:   E                     PTS:    1                      REF:    175                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. ANS:   C                     PTS:    1                      REF:    192

OBJ:    Diagnostic Procedure                         TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. ANS:   A                     PTS:    1                      REF:    186                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. ANS:   K                     PTS:    1                      REF:    179                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

Shiland: Mastering Healthcare Terminology, 4th Edition

 

Chapter 7-1: Male Reproductive System

Test Bank

 

MULTIPLE CHOICE

 

  1. The term meaning the combination of male (or female) parenchymal and stromal reproductive tissue is:
a. gamete. c. genitalia.
b. gonad. d. coitus.

 

ANS:   C                     PTS:    1                      REF:    244                  OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. A combining form for the male sex cell is:
a. test/o. c. semin/i.
b. scrot/o. d. spermat/o.

 

ANS:   D                     PTS:    1                      REF:    244                  OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. A combining form for the male gonad is:
a. spermat/o. c. epididym/o.
b. vas/o. d. orchid/o.

 

ANS:   D                     PTS:    1                      REF:    244                  OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. The singular of spermatozoa is:
a. spermatozoon. c. spermatozum.
b. spermatozoae. d. spermatozoum.

 

ANS:   A                     PTS:    1                      REF:    244                  OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. The combining form for the sac that holds the testicles outside of the body is:
a. vas/o. c. scrot/o.
b. semin/i. d. orchid/o.

 

ANS:   C                     PTS:    1                      REF:    244                  OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. The combining form for the area where sperm are stored is:
a. vas/o. c. vesicul/o.
b. epididym/o. d. prostat/o.

 

ANS:   B                     PTS:    1                      REF:    244                  OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. The release of seminal fluid from the urethra is:
a. micturition. c. ejaculation.
b. copulation. d. eructation.

 

ANS:   C                     PTS:    1                      REF:    244-245           OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. A sex hormone responsible for the growth and development of male sex characteristics is:
a. T3. c. gonadotropic hormone.
b. T4. d. testosterone.

 

ANS:   D                     PTS:    1                      REF:    244                  OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. The formation of sperm is:
a. spermatogenesis. c. spermatolytic.
b. spermatocide. d. oligospermia.

 

ANS:   A                     PTS:    1                      REF:    244                  OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. The plural of epididymis is:
a. epididymes. c. epididymies.
b. epididymides. d. epididymises.

 

ANS:   B                     PTS:    1                      REF:    244                  OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. The combining form for the vessel that carries sperm from the epididymis to the urethra is:
a. vesicul/o. c. ven/o.
b. vas/o. d. semin/i.

 

ANS:   B                     PTS:    1                      REF:    244                  OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. The sheath that encloses the vas deferens, along with arteries, veins, and nerves is the:
a. tunica vaginalis testis. c. scrotum.
b. epididymis. d. spermatic cord.

 

ANS:   D                     PTS:    1                      REF:    244                  OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. The term for sexual intercourse is:
a. ejaculation. c. copulation.
b. conception. d. circumcision.

 

ANS:   C                     PTS:    1                      REF:    245                  OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. Which of the following does NOT provide fluid for semen?
a. urinary bladder c. bulbourethral glands
b. prostate d. seminal vesicles

 

ANS:   A                     PTS:    1                      REF:    244                  OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. The combining form for the glans penis is:
a. phall/o. c. balan/o.
b. test/o. d. vas/o.

 

ANS:   C                     PTS:    1                      REF:    245                  OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. Another name for the foreskin is:
a. prostate. c. phallus.
b. prepuce. d. seminal vesicle.

 

ANS:   B                     PTS:    1                      REF:    245                  OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. The structure located where the vas deferens joins the urethra is the:
a. ejaculatory duct. c. Cowper gland.
b. prostate gland. d. prepuce.

 

ANS:   A                     PTS:    1                      REF:    244                  OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. Copulation is a synonym for:
a. conception. c. fertilization.
b. ejaculation. d. coitus.

 

ANS:   D                     PTS:    1                      REF:    245                  OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. The corpora cavernosa and the corpus spongiosum are anatomic structures of the:
a. testicle. c. prostate.
b. perineum. d. penis.

 

ANS:   D                     PTS:    1                      REF:    244                  OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. A sperm penetrates and unites with an ovum in:
a. conception. c. ejaculation.
b. copulation. d. circumcision.

 

ANS:   A                     PTS:    1                      REF:    245                  OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. A combining form for the penis is:
a. balan/o. c. preputi/o.
b. phall/o. d. test/o.

 

ANS:   B                     PTS:    1                      REF:    244                  OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. The combining form for the seminal vesicles is:
a. vas/o. c. vesicul/o.
b. vesic/o. d. semin/i.

 

ANS:   C                     PTS:    1                      REF:    244                  OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. What organs produce sex cells?
a. genitalia c. gonads
b. gametes d. hormones

 

ANS:   C                     PTS:    1                      REF:    244                  OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. The condition of being born without a testicle is:
a. anorchism. c. hypospadias.
b. cryptorchidism. d. testicular torsion.

 

ANS:   A                     PTS:    1                      REF:    248                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. The congenital or acquired condition of tightening of the foreskin around the glans penis is:
a. hypospadias. c. phimosis.
b. hyperspadias. d. cryptorchidism.

 

ANS:   C                     PTS:    1                      REF:    248                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. The condition in which the testicles fail to descend into the scrotum before birth is:
a. anorchism. c. hypospadias.
b. testicular torsion. d. cryptorchidism.

 

ANS:   D                     PTS:    1                      REF:    248                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. What is a urethral opening on the dorsum of the penis?
a. urethral stenosis c. hypospadias
b. hyperspadias d. hydrocele

 

ANS:   B                     PTS:    1                      REF:    248                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. A urethral opening on the ventral side of the penis instead of the tip is:
a. urethral stenosis. c. hypospadias.
b. hyperspadias. d. hydrocele.

 

ANS:   C                     PTS:    1                      REF:    248                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. The condition in which no sperm are present nor any semen formed or ejaculated is:
a. anorchism. c. azoospermia.
b. aspermia. d. oligospermia.

 

ANS:   B                     PTS:    1                      REF:    249                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. The condition of no living sperm in the semen is:
a. anorchism. c. azoospermia.
b. aspermia. d. oligospermia.

 

ANS:   C                     PTS:    1                      REF:    249                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. Inflammation of the glans penis is:
a. balanitis. c. epididymitis.
b. orchiditis. d. prostatitis.

 

ANS:   A                     PTS:    1                      REF:    249                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. What is an abnormal enlargement of the prostate gland surrounding the urethra, leading to difficulty with urination?
a. prostatitis. c. balanitis.
b. BPH. d. phimosis.

 

ANS:   B                     PTS:    1                      REF:    249                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Abbreviations |  Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. Inflammation of the tubules that store sperm, usually due to an ascending infection through the urogenital tract, is:
a. orchitis. c. epididymitis.
b. balanitis. d. prostatitis.

 

ANS:   C                     PTS:    1                      REF:    249                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. An inability to achieve or sustain a penile erection for sexual intercourse is:
a. erectile dysfunction. c. varicocele.
b. gynecomastia. d. testicular torsion.

 

ANS:   A                     PTS:    1                      REF:    249                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. What is an enlargement of either unilateral or bilateral breast tissue in the male?
a. FTA-ABS c. erectile dysfunction
b. BPH d. gynecomastia

 

ANS:   D                     PTS:    1                      REF:    249                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. An accumulation of fluid in the tunica vaginalis testis is:
a. epididymitis. c. varicocele.
b. hydrocele. d. testicular torsion.

 

ANS:   B                     PTS:    1                      REF:    249                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. Related to azoospermia, a condition of temporary or permanent deficiency of sperm in the seminal fluid is:
a. aspermia. c. oligospermia.
b. azoospermia. d. hypospadias.

 

ANS:   C                     PTS:    1                      REF:    249                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. What is an inflammation of the testicles that may or may not be associated with the mumps virus?
a. balanitis c. orchitis
b. epididymitis d. prostatitis

 

ANS:   C                     PTS:    1                      REF:    249                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. Prostatitis is the inflammation of a:
a. gland that produces sperm. c. bulbourethral gland.
b. gland that adds to seminal fluid. d. gland that stores sperm.

 

ANS:   B                     PTS:    1                      REF:    250                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. Twisting of a testicle on its spermatic cord, usually caused by trauma, is:
a. testicular torsion. c. orchidopexy.
b. testitis. d. cryptorchidism.

 

ANS:   A                     PTS:    1                      REF:    250                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms |  Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. An abnormal dilation of the veins of the spermatic cord, sometimes leading to infertility, is:
a. testicular torsion. c. vesiculitis.
b. hypospadias. d. varicocele.

 

ANS:   D                     PTS:    1                      REF:    250                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. An inflammation of a seminal vesicle, normally associated with prostatitis, is:
a. epididymitis. c. vesiculitis.
b. prostatitis. d. bulbourethritis.

 

ANS:   C                     PTS:    1                      REF:    250                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. What is a synonym for erectile dysfunction?
a. ejaculation c. cryptorchidism
b. testicular torsion d. impotence

 

ANS:   D                     PTS:    1                      REF:    249                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. What is a synonym for orchitis?
a. testitis c. epididymitis
b. balanitis d. prostatitis

 

ANS:   A                     PTS:    1                      REF:    249                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. The prostate surrounds the:
a. vas deferens. c. ureter.
b. urethra. d. penis.

 

ANS:   B                     PTS:    1                      REF:    249                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. Gonorrhea, HSV-2, and syphilis are examples of:
a. DRE. c. VDRLs.
b. PSAs. d. STDs.

 

ANS:   D                     PTS:    1                      REF:    251                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Abbreviations

 

  1. A painless, red pustule that usually appears in the first stage of syphilis is a:
a. condyloma. c. chancre.
b. verruca. d. nodule.

 

ANS:   C                     PTS:    1                      REF:    251                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. Inflammation of the urethra caused by Chlamydia trachomatis, Mycoplasma genitalium, or Ureaplasma urealyticum is:
a. NGU. c. HSV-2.
b. HPV. d. Gc.

 

ANS:   A                     PTS:    1                      REF:    251                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Abbreviations |  Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. A genital wart is referred to as a:
a. chancre. c. condyloma.
b. verruca. d. nodule.

 

ANS:   C                     PTS:    1                      REF:    251                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. What is a multistage STD caused by the spirochete Treponema pallidum?
a. gonorrhea c. HPV
b. syphilis d. NGU

 

ANS:   B                     PTS:    1                      REF:    251                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. What virus causes both common warts of the hands and feet and lesions of the mucous membranes of the oral, anal, and genital cavities?
a. HSV-2 c. VDRL
b. HPV d. PSA

 

ANS:   B                     PTS:    1                      REF:    251                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Abbreviations |  Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. What STD is caused by a gram-negative bacterium that manifests as inflammation of the urethra, prostate, rectum, or pharynx?
a. gonorrhea c. NGU
b. syphilis d. HPV

 

ANS:   A                     PTS:    1                      REF:    251                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. What form of the herpes virus is transmitted through sexual contact and causes recurring, painful, vesicular eruptions?
a. NGU c. HSV-2
b. HPV d. VDRL

 

ANS:   C                     PTS:    1                      REF:    251                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Abbreviations

 

  1. Syphilitic lesions that are painless ulcers are:
a. condylomata. c. verrucae.
b. chancres. d. nodules.

 

ANS:   B                     PTS:    1                      REF:    251                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. The definitive test for diagnosing syphilis is:
a. gram stain. c. FTA-ABS.
b. DRE. d. PSA.

 

ANS:   C                     PTS:    1                      REF:    254

OBJ:    Diagnostic Procedure                         TOP:    Abbreviations

 

  1. Insertion of a gloved finger into the rectum to palpate the prostate is:
a. DRE. c. BPH.
b. PSA. d. TURP.

 

ANS:   A                     PTS:    1                      REF:    254

OBJ:    Diagnostic Procedure

TOP:    Abbreviations |  Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. A blood test for prostatic hypertrophy is:
a. BPH. c. TURP.
b. PSA. d. DRE.

 

ANS:   B                     PTS:    1                      REF:    254

OBJ:    Diagnostic Procedure

TOP:    Abbreviations |  Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. VDRL is a test to screen for:
a. gonorrhea. c. NGU.
b. the herpes virus. d. syphilis.

 

ANS:   D                     PTS:    1                      REF:    255

OBJ:    Diagnostic Procedure                         TOP:    Abbreviations

 

  1. Sonography is an imaging procedure using:
a. high-frequency light waves. c. the magnetic properties of matter.
b. radiation. d. high-frequency sound waves.

 

ANS:   D                     PTS:    1                      REF:    254

OBJ:    Diagnostic Procedure                         TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. Which exam might you expect to find in the chart of a patient with benign prostatic hypertrophy?
a. sperm count c. PSA
b. gram stain d. sonography

 

ANS:   C                     PTS:    1                      REF:    254

OBJ:    Diagnostic Procedure

TOP:    Abbreviations |  Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. Another name for a semen analysis is:
a. spermatocide. c. spermatogenesis.
b. spermolytic. d. sperm count.

 

ANS:   D                     PTS:    1                      REF:    255

OBJ:    Diagnostic Procedure                         TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. A patient with an inflammation of the gland inferior to the urinary bladder and surrounding the urethra has:
a. proctitis. c. epididymitis.
b. balanitis. d. prostatitis.

 

ANS:   D                     PTS:    1                      REF:    250                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. Removal of tissue by surgery, chemical destruction, electrocautery, or radiofrequency is:
a. castration. c. circumcision.
b. ablation. d. ligation.

 

ANS:   B                     PTS:    1                      REF:    256

OBJ:    Therapeutic Intervention                    TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. What is removal of both gonads in the male or female?
a. castration c. exenteration
b. circumcision d. evacuation

 

ANS:   A                     PTS:    1                      REF:    256

OBJ:    Therapeutic Intervention                    TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. Removal of one or both testicles is:
a. testicular torsion. c. anorchism.
b. orchidectomy. d. orchidopexy.

 

ANS:   B                     PTS:    1                      REF:    256

OBJ:    Therapeutic Intervention                    TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. Removal of the prepuce is:
a. an orchidectomy. c. castration.
b. a prostatectomy. d. circumcision.

 

ANS:   D                     PTS:    1                      REF:    256

OBJ:    Therapeutic Intervention                    TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. A procedure to effect sterilization in the male is a(n):
a. vasectomy. c. orchidopexy.
b. unilateral orchidectomy. d. vasovasostomy.

 

ANS:   A                     PTS:    1                      REF:    257

OBJ:    Therapeutic Intervention                    TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. Reversal of a sterilization procedure is a(n):
a. vasectomy. c. vasovasostomy.
b. orchidopexy. d. circumcision.

 

ANS:   C                     PTS:    1                      REF:    257

OBJ:    Therapeutic Intervention                    TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. A radical prostatectomy removes:
a. prostate, seminal vesicles, and area of vas ampullae.
b. prostate, bulbourethral glands, and ejaculatory duct.
c. prostate, bladder, and ejaculatory duct.
d. prostate, seminal vesicles, and bulbourethral glands.

 

ANS:   A                     PTS:    1                      REF:    256

OBJ:    Therapeutic Intervention                    TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. A surgical procedure to correct cryptorchidism is a(n):
a. orchidectomy. c. TUIP.
b. orchidopexy. d. vasectomy.

 

ANS:   B                     PTS:    1                      REF:    256

OBJ:    Therapeutic Intervention                    TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. Sections of the prostate are removed through a urethral approach in a:
a. PSA. c. TUIP.
b. DRE. d. TURP.

 

ANS:   D                     PTS:    1                      REF:    256

OBJ:    Therapeutic Intervention

TOP:    Abbreviations |  Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. What is a form of prostate surgery involving an incision of the prostate?
a. prostatectomy c. TUIP
b. TURP d. ablation

 

ANS:   C                     PTS:    1                      REF:    256

OBJ:    Therapeutic Intervention

TOP:    Abbreviations |  Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. A seminoma is an example of a:
a. NGU. c. Gc.
b. GCT. d. VD.

 

ANS:   B                     PTS:    1                      REF:    253

OBJ:    Therapeutic Intervention

TOP:    Abbreviations |  Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. Finasteride is used to treat:
a. erectile dysfunction. c. hypospadias.
b. BPH. d. syphilis.

 

ANS:   B                     PTS:    1                      REF:    260

OBJ:    Therapeutic Intervention

TOP:    Abbreviations |  Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. Sildenafil citrate is the generic name for a drug used to treat:
a. erectile dysfunction. c. hypospadias.
b. BPH. d. syphilis.

 

ANS:   A                     PTS:    1                      REF:    260

OBJ:    Therapeutic Intervention

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms |  Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. Penicillin, tetracycline, and doxycycline are all examples of:
a. antivirals. c. antibiotics.
b. antiimpotence drugs. d. drugs to treat BPH.

 

ANS:   C                     PTS:    1                      REF:    260

OBJ:    Therapeutic Intervention                    TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. Acyclovir is an example of which type of drug?
a. antiviral c. antibiotic
b. antiimpotence d. those used to treat BPH

 

ANS:   A                     PTS:    1                      REF:    260

OBJ:    Therapeutic Intervention                    TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. Syphilis is treated with:
a. antivirals. c. antibiotics.
b. antiimpotence drugs. d. saw palmetto.

 

ANS:   C                     PTS:    1                      REF:    260

OBJ:    Therapeutic Intervention                    TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. Genital herpes is treated with:
a. antivirals. c. antibiotics.
b. antiimpotence drugs. d. saw palmetto.

 

ANS:   A                     PTS:    1                      REF:    260

OBJ:    Therapeutic Intervention                    TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. A patient with a disorder of his prostate has difficulty with his ____ system.
a. GI c. GU
b. CV d. endocrine

 

ANS:   C                     PTS:    1                      REF:    261                  OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Abbreviations |  Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. The synonym for a dermoid cyst is:
a. teratoma. c. nonseminoma.
b. seminoma. d. Leydig and Sertoli cell tumor.

 

ANS:   A                     PTS:    1                      REF:    253                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. The majority of testicular cancer cases are:
a. nonseminomas. c. malignant teratomas.
b. seminomas. d. adenocarcinomas of the prostate.

 

ANS:   A                     PTS:    1                      REF:    253                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

Shiland: Mastering Healthcare Terminology, 4th Edition

 

Chapter 11-1: Respiratory System

Test Bank

 

MULTIPLE CHOICE

 

  1. The process of breathing in is:
a. inspiration. c. olfaction.
b. exhalation. d. respiration.

 

ANS:   A                     PTS:    1                      REF:    406                  OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. The sense of smell is:
a. anosmia. c. inspiration.
b. exhalation. d. olfaction.

 

ANS:   D                     PTS:    1                      REF:    406                  OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. The word component for the waste product of respiration is:
a. oxy-. c. capn/o.
b. ox/i. d. spir/o.

 

ANS:   C                     PTS:    1                      REF:    406                  OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. One of the functions of the respiratory system is the production of sound. A combining form for voice or sound is:
a. phas/o. c. phag/o.
b. phon/o. d. osm/o.

 

ANS:   B                     PTS:    1                      REF:    412                  OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. A combining form for a structure in the lower respiratory system is:
a. pharyng/o. c. trache/o.
b. laryng/o. d. rhin/o.

 

ANS:   C                     PTS:    1                      REF:    408                  OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. A combining form for a structure in the upper respiratory system is:
a. bronchi/o. c. trache/o.
b. pulmon/o. d. laryng/o.

 

ANS:   D                     PTS:    1                      REF:    408                  OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. An exchange of gases between the lungs and blood is:
a. internal respiration. c. olfaction.
b. external respiration. d. atelectasis.

 

ANS:   A                     PTS:    1                      REF:    406                  OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. The plural of sinus is:
a. sinusides. c. sinae.
b. sini. d. sinuses.

 

ANS:   D                     PTS:    1                      REF:    407                  OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. The term for the part of the throat behind the mouth is:
a. sinus. c. nasopharynx.
b. oropharynx. d. laryngopharynx.

 

ANS:   B                     PTS:    1                      REF:    408                  OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. The term for the nostrils is:
a. septa. c. nares.
b. septum. d. carina.

 

ANS:   C                     PTS:    1                      REF:    406                  OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. The term for the structure that separates the nostrils is:
a. carina. c. alveolus.
b. septum. d. nares.

 

ANS:   B                     PTS:    1                      REF:    406                  OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. Which is NOT a paranasal sinus?
a. frontal c. mandibular
b. ethmoid d. maxillary

 

ANS:   C                     PTS:    1                      REF:    407                  OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. Lymphatic tissue located in the nasopharynx is:
a. Peyer patches. c. palatine tonsils.
b. adenoids. d. uvula.

 

ANS:   B                     PTS:    1                      REF:    407-408           OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. The combining form for the voice box is:
a. adenoid/o. c. trache/o.
b. pharyng/o. d. laryng/o.

 

ANS:   D                     PTS:    1                      REF:    408                  OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. The combining form for the windpipe is:
a. adenoid/o. c. trache/o.
b. pharyng/o. d. laryng/o.

 

ANS:   C                     PTS:    1                      REF:    408                  OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. The combining form for the tube that connects the ears and the throat is:
a. trache/o. c. pharyng/o.
b. salping/o. d. tympan/o.

 

ANS:   B                     PTS:    1                      REF:    407                  OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. The combining form for the structure that is a flap of cartilage at the opening of the voice box and closes access to the windpipe is:
a. epiglott/o. c. trache/o.
b. laryng/o. d. pharyng/o.

 

ANS:   A                     PTS:    1                      REF:    408                  OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. The combining form for the space between the lungs is:
a. phren/o. c. mediastin/o.
b. pulmon/o. d. cost/o.

 

ANS:   C                     PTS:    1                      REF:    408                  OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. The combining form for sections of the lungs is:
a. lob/o. c. pleur/o.
b. sept/o. d. cost/o.

 

ANS:   A                     PTS:    1                      REF:    409                  OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. The windpipe bifurcates at the:
a. septum. c. diaphragm.
b. pleura. d. carina.

 

ANS:   D                     PTS:    1                      REF:    408                  OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. An air sac at the end of a bronchiole is a(n):
a. carina. c. pleura.
b. alveolus. d. cilia.

 

ANS:   B                     PTS:    1                      REF:    408                  OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. The double-folded serous membrane that surrounds the lungs is:
a. pleura. c. carina.
b. mediastinum. d. alveolus.

 

ANS:   A                     PTS:    1                      REF:    409                  OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. The substance that prevents the sacs at the ends of the bronchioles from collapsing is:
a. atelectasis. c. cilia.
b. mucus. d. surfactant.

 

ANS:   D                     PTS:    1                      REF:    408                  OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. The combining forms for muscles involved in normal, quiet respiration are:
a. pulmon/o and pleur/o. c. phren/o and pleur/o.
b. cost/o and phren/o. d. cost/o and pulmon/o.

 

ANS:   B                     PTS:    1                      REF:    409                  OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. The combining form for the tubes that bifurcate into the lungs is:
a. bronchi/o. c. trache/o.
b. brachi/o. d. bronchiol/o.

 

ANS:   A                     PTS:    1                      REF:    408                  OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. An inability to produce sound is:
a. aphasia. c. aphagia.
b. aphonia. d. apnea.

 

ANS:   B                     PTS:    1                      REF:    412                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. What is an abnormal enlargement of the distal phalanges as a result of diminished oxygen in the blood?
a. epistaxis c. stridor
b. rhonchi d. clubbing

 

ANS:   D                     PTS:    1                      REF:    412                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. A condition of abnormally slow breathing is:
a. eupnea. c. stridor.
b. wheezing. d. bradypnea.

 

ANS:   D                     PTS:    1                      REF:    412                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. The term for a nosebleed is:
a. epistaxis. c. hemoptysis.
b. eupnea. d. rhinorrhea.

 

ANS:   A                     PTS:    1                      REF:    412                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. What is the term for deep, rapid breathing followed by a period of apnea?
a. bradypnea c. Cheyne-Stokes respiration
b. rhonchi d. wheezing

 

ANS:   C                     PTS:    1                      REF:    412                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. What is a discoloration of the skin and mucous membranes caused by deoxygenation of the blood?
a. hypoxemia c. cyanosis
b. clubbing d. hypercapnia

 

ANS:   C                     PTS:    1                      REF:    412                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. Coughing up blood or blood-stained sputum is:
a. epistaxis. c. hematemesis.
b. hemoptysis. d. hemothorax.

 

ANS:   B                     PTS:    1                      REF:    412                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. What is a term for any difficult and/or painful breathing?
a. dysphonia c. thoracodynia
b. dyspnea d. pleurodynia

 

ANS:   B                     PTS:    1                      REF:    412                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. What is hoarseness or an impairment of speaking?
a. dysphonia c. dysphagia
b. dyspnea d. apnea

 

ANS:   A                     PTS:    1                      REF:    412                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. Abnormal, periodic cessation of breathing is:
a. pneumothorax. c. wheezing.
b. SOB. d. apnea.

 

ANS:   D                     PTS:    1                      REF:    412                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. A condition of excessive carbon dioxide in the blood is:
a. hyperoxemia. c. hyperoxia.
b. hypercapnia. d. cyanosis.

 

ANS:   B                     PTS:    1                      REF:    412                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. Fever is:
a. stridor. c. rales.
b. rhonchi. d. pyrexia.

 

ANS:   D                     PTS:    1                      REF:    413                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. What is breathlessness or inability to fill the lungs adequately?
a. thoracodynia c. orthopnea
b. wheezing d. SOB

 

ANS:   D                     PTS:    1                      REF:    413                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms |  Abbreviations

 

  1. A whistling sound made during inspiration is:
a. wheezing. c. tympany.
b. rhonchi. d. rales.

 

ANS:   A                     PTS:    1                      REF:    414                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. What is the term for a high-pitched inspiratory sound from the larynx?
a. wheezing c. stridor
b. rhonchi d. rales

 

ANS:   C                     PTS:    1                      REF:    414                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. What condition describes difficulty breathing unless in an upright position?
a. apnea c. thoracodynia
b. pyrexia d. orthopnea

 

ANS:   D                     PTS:    1                      REF:    412                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. The process of breathing out is:
a. inhalation. c. respiration.
b. inspiration. d. exhalation.

 

ANS:   D                     PTS:    1                      REF:    406                  OBJ:    A+P

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. Excessively deep breathing is:
a. orthopnea. c. hyperpnea.
b. bradypnea. d. Cheyne-Stokes respiration.

 

ANS:   C                     PTS:    1                      REF:    412                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. A synonym for crackles is:
a. rales. c. tympany.
b. rhonchi. d. stridor.

 

ANS:   A                     PTS:    1                      REF:    414                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. What are abnormal rumbling sounds heard on auscultation?
a. rhonchi c. tympany
b. rales d. stridor

 

ANS:   A                     PTS:    1                      REF:    414                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. Sounds made by dry surfaces rubbing together are:
a. tympany. c. crackles.
b. friction sounds. d. rhonchi.

 

ANS:   B                     PTS:    1                      REF:    414                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. Sound produced by the involuntary contraction of the diaphragm, followed by a rapid closure of the glottis is:
a. cough. c. eructation.
b. sneeze. d. singultus.

 

ANS:   D                     PTS:    1                      REF:    414                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. A synonym for singultus is:
a. tympany. c. crackles.
b. hiccup. d. cough.

 

ANS:   B                     PTS:    1                      REF:    414                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. A low-pitched, resonant sound from the chest is:
a. tympany. c. rhonchi.
b. singultus. d. rales.

 

ANS:   A                     PTS:    1                      REF:    414                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. An abnormal condition of fungus in the nose is:
a. rhinomycosis. c. rhinosalpingitis.
b. nasal polyps. d. deviated septum.

 

ANS:   A                     PTS:    1                      REF:    415                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. What acute, viral infection of early childhood is marked by stridor caused by spasms of the larynx, trachea, and bronchi?
a. asthma c. diphtheria
b. croup d. epiglottitis

 

ANS:   B                     PTS:    1                      REF:    415                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. Small, tumorlike growths that project from a mucous membrane surface are:
a. pneumoconiosis. c. polyps.
b. cystic fibrosis. d. abscesses.

 

ANS:   C                     PTS:    1                      REF:    415                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. A deflection of the wall between the nostrils is:
a. URI. c. ASD.
b. deviated septum. d. rhinitis.

 

ANS:   B                     PTS:    1                      REF:    415                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. Coryza is:
a. a cold. c. pneumonia.
b. bronchitis. d. bronchiolitis.

 

ANS:   A                     PTS:    1                      REF:    415                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Abbreviations |  Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. Inflammation of the mucous membranes of the nose and eustachian tubes is:
a. rhinitis. c. rhinosalpingitis.
b. rhinomycosis. d. nasopharyngitis.

 

ANS:   C                     PTS:    1                      REF:    415                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. A collapsed lung is:
a. emphysema. c. bronchiectasis.
b. flail chest. d. atelectasis.

 

ANS:   D                     PTS:    1                      REF:    416                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. Patients who experience DOE may have:
a. PPD. c. CPAP.
b. CTA. d. COPD.

 

ANS:   D                     PTS:    1                      REF:    417                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Abbreviations |  Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. What abnormal condition of the pulmonary system is characterized by distention and destructive changes of the sacs at the ends of the bronchioles?
a. COPD c. asthma
b. emphysema d. cystic fibrosis

 

ANS:   B                     PTS:    1                      REF:    417                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. What respiratory disorder is characterized by recurring episodes of paroxysmal dyspnea?
a. emphysema c. asthma
b. cystic fibrosis d. CPAP

 

ANS:   C                     PTS:    1                      REF:    416                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. What inherited disorder of the exocrine glands results in abnormal, thick, mucus secretions that cause chronic obstructive pulmonary disease?
a. emphysema c. asthma
b. cystic fibrosis d. CPAP

 

ANS:   B                     PTS:    1                      REF:    417                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. A thorax in which multiple rib fractures cause instability of the chest wall is:
a. flail chest. c. hemothorax.
b. thoracodynia. d. pneumothorax.

 

ANS:   A                     PTS:    1                      REF:    417                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. Chronic dilation of the bronchi is:
a. bronchitis. c. bronchiolitis.
b. bronchiectasis. d. emphysema.

 

ANS:   B                     PTS:    1                      REF:    416                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. Blood in the pleural cavity is:
a. pleurisy. c. hemothorax.
b. pleural effusion. d. pulmonary edema.

 

ANS:   C                     PTS:    1                      REF:    418                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. An acute, infectious disease of the respiratory tract caused by a virus is:
a. influenza. c. pulmonary abscess.
b. pneumothorax. d. pulmonary edema.

 

ANS:   A                     PTS:    1                      REF:    418                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. An abnormal condition of dust in the lungs is:
a. emphysema. c. pneumoconiosis.
b. pneumonia. d. pneumothorax.

 

ANS:   C                     PTS:    1                      REF:    418                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. An abnormal condition of coal dust in the lungs is:
a. COPD. c. CPAP.
b. CWP. d. silicosis.

 

ANS:   B                     PTS:    1                      REF:    418                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Abbreviations |  Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. An abnormal accumulation of fluid in the intrapleural space is a:
a. pleural abscess. c. pyothorax.
b. pleural effusion. d. pneumothorax.

 

ANS:   B                     PTS:    1                      REF:    418                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. Inflammation of the parietal pleura is:
a. pleurisy. c. influenza.
b. pneumonia. d. atelectasis.

 

ANS:   A                     PTS:    1                      REF:    418                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. A variety of pathogens cause inflammation of the lungs, or:
a. pleurisy. c. influenza.
b. pneumonia. d. atelectasis.

 

ANS:   B                     PTS:    1                      REF:    418                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. Empyema is:
a. pleural effusion. c. pyothorax.
b. pulmonary abscess. d. pulmonary edema.

 

ANS:   C                     PTS:    1                      REF:    419                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. A chronic infectious disease caused by an acid-fast bacillus is:
a. pleurisy. c. croup.
b. pneumonia. d. tuberculosis.

 

ANS:   D                     PTS:    1                      REF:    419                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. A localized accumulation of pus in a lung is:
a. pyothorax. c. pulmonary abscess.
b. pulmonary edema. d. pulmonary effusion.

 

ANS:   C                     PTS:    1                      REF:    419                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. Accumulation of fluid in the lung tissue is:
a. pyothorax. c. pulmonary abscess.
b. pulmonary edema. d. pulmonary effusion.

 

ANS:   B                     PTS:    1                      REF:    419                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms |  Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. A test that measures the oxygen and carbon dioxide in the blood is:
a. ABG. c. PFT.
b. CXR. d. MRI.

 

ANS:   A                     PTS:    1                      REF:    425

OBJ:    Diagnostic Procedure                         TOP:    Abbreviations

 

  1. A test to diagnose cystic fibrosis is a:
a. Mantoux test. c. sweat test.
b. sputum culture. d. throat culture.

 

ANS:   C                     PTS:    1                      REF:    426

OBJ:    Diagnostic Procedure                         TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. A test to measure the air capacity of the lungs is:
a. an ABG. c. bronchoscopy.
b. a CXR. d. spirometry.

 

ANS:   D                     PTS:    1                      REF:    426

OBJ:    Diagnostic Procedure                         TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. A test to diagnose TB is:
a. spirometry. c. a Mantoux test.
b. a PFT. d. a throat culture.

 

ANS:   C                     PTS:    1                      REF:    426

OBJ:    Diagnostic Procedure                         TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. An endoscopic procedure to visualize the space between the lungs is:
a. bronchoscopy. c. spirometry.
b. laryngoscopy. d. mediastinoscopy.

 

ANS:   D                     PTS:    1                      REF:    426

OBJ:    Diagnostic Procedure                         TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. A radiofrequency radiation technique used to image internal structures of the body is:
a. CXR. c. CT.
b. MRI. d. US.

 

ANS:   B                     PTS:    1                      REF:    426

OBJ:    Diagnostic Procedure                         TOP:    Abbreviations

 

  1. A noninvasive method of monitoring oxygen saturation levels in arterial blood is:
a. a pulmonary function test. c. an ABG.
b. pulse oximetry. d. spirometry.

 

ANS:   B                     PTS:    1                      REF:    426

OBJ:    Diagnostic Procedure                         TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. A procedure for measuring the capacity of the lungs to exchange oxygen and carbon dioxide efficiently is:
a. a pulmonary function test. c. mediastinoscopy.
b. a lung perfusion scan. d. spirometry.

 

ANS:   A                     PTS:    1                      REF:    426

OBJ:    Diagnostic Procedure

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms |  Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. Removal of the pharyngeal tonsils is:
a. adenoidectomy. c. tonsillectomy.
b. pharyngectomy. d. laryngectomy.

 

ANS:   A                     PTS:    1                      REF:    430

OBJ:    Therapeutic Intervention                    TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. A device advanced through the oral cavity and pharynx to establish an airway is a(n):
a. NG tube. c. tracheostomy.
b. endotracheal tube. d. laryngostomy.

 

ANS:   B                     PTS:    1                      REF:    430

OBJ:    Therapeutic Intervention                    TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. Surgical repair of the wall between the nostrils is:
a. rhinoplasty. c. septoplasty.
b. sinusotomy. d. palatoplasty.

 

ANS:   C                     PTS:    1                      REF:    430

OBJ:    Therapeutic Intervention                    TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. Incision of the windpipe to gain access to the airway is:
a. laryngotomy. c. tracheotomy.
b. laryngostomy. d. tracheostomy.

 

ANS:   C                     PTS:    1                      REF:    430

OBJ:    Therapeutic Intervention                    TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. Aspiration of fluid from the pleural space is:
a. pulmonary resection. c. pleural effusion.
b. thoracentesis. d. pleural abscess.

 

ANS:   B                     PTS:    1                      REF:    430

OBJ:    Therapeutic Intervention                    TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. Removal of a portion, a lobe, or the entire lung is:
a. bronchoplasty. c. pulmonary resection.
b. septoplasty. d. pneumonotomy.

 

ANS:   C                     PTS:    1                      REF:    430

OBJ:    Therapeutic Intervention                    TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. Surgical repair of the nose is:
a. CT. c. HHN.
b. septal deviation. d. rhinoplasty.

 

ANS:   D                     PTS:    1                      REF:    430

OBJ:    Therapeutic Intervention                    TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. Excision of the voice box is:
a. laryngectomy. c. pulmonary resection.
b. pharyngectomy. d. adenoidectomy.

 

ANS:   A                     PTS:    1                      REF:    430

OBJ:    Therapeutic Intervention                    TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. Excision of the palatine tonsils is:
a. adenoidectomy. c. pharyngectomy.
b. laryngectomy. d. tonsillectomy.

 

ANS:   D                     PTS:    1                      REF:    430

OBJ:    Therapeutic Intervention                    TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. A respiratory therapy technique designed to deliver air to the lungs at greater than atmospheric pressure is:
a. COPD. c. PPB.
b. CPAP. d. PPD.

 

ANS:   C                     PTS:    1                      REF:    429

OBJ:    Therapeutic Intervention                    TOP:    Abbreviations |  Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. A device for administering medications that are inhaled is a(n):
a. peak flow meter. c. nebulizer.
b. spirometer. d. inhaler.

 

ANS:   D                     PTS:    1                      REF:    432

OBJ:    Therapeutic Intervention                    TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. A device to produce a fine spray for inhaled medications is a(n):
a. peak flow meter. c. nebulizer.
b. spirometer. d. inhaler.

 

ANS:   C                     PTS:    1                      REF:    432

OBJ:    Therapeutic Intervention                    TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. A device that assists respiration and can provide positive-pressure breathing is a(n):
a. ventilator. c. inhaler.
b. nebulizer. d. spacer.

 

ANS:   A                     PTS:    1                      REF:    432

OBJ:    Therapeutic Intervention                    TOP:    Nondecodable Terms

 

  1. A medication that suppresses the cough reflex is a(n):
a. decongestant. c. antitussive.
b. antihistamine. d. expectorant.

 

ANS:   C                     PTS:    1                      REF:    432

OBJ:    Therapeutic Intervention                    TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. A medication that helps manage allergies is a(n):
a. decongestant. c. antitussive.
b. antihistamine. d. expectorant.

 

ANS:   B                     PTS:    1                      REF:    432

OBJ:    Therapeutic Intervention                    TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. A medication that reduces congestion and swelling of mucous membranes is a(n):
a. decongestant. c. antitussive.
b. antihistamine. d. expectorant.

 

ANS:   A                     PTS:    1                      REF:    432

OBJ:    Therapeutic Intervention                    TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. A medication that promotes the ejection of mucus from the respiratory tract is a(n):
a. decongestant. c. antitussive.
b. antihistamine. d. expectorant.

 

ANS:   D                     PTS:    1                      REF:    432

OBJ:    Therapeutic Intervention                    TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. A medication that relaxes the bronchi to improve ventilation to the lungs is a(n):
a. antitussive. c. bronchiectasis.
b. bronchodilator. d. decongestant.

 

ANS:   B                     PTS:    1                      REF:    432

OBJ:    Therapeutic Intervention                    TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. Inflammation of the mucous membranes of the nose is called:
a. rhinitis. c. croup.
b. rales. d. sinusitis.

 

ANS:   A                     PTS:    1                      REF:    415                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. Discharge from the nose is called:
a. sputum. c. rales.
b. rhinorrhea. d. rhonchi.

 

ANS:   B                     PTS:    1                      REF:    413                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. Mucus coughed up from the lungs is called:
a. hemoptysis. c. sputum.
b. stridor. d. rales.

 

ANS:   C                     PTS:    1                      REF:    413                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. Chest pain is called:
a. rhonchi. c. flail chest.
b. chest tympany. d. thoracodynia.

 

ANS:   D                     PTS:    1                      REF:    413                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. Abnormal softening of the windpipe is called:
a. singultus. c. deviated septum.
b. tracheostenosis. d. tracheomalacia.

 

ANS:   D                     PTS:    1                      REF:    416                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. Abnormal narrowing of the windpipe is called:
a. tracheomalacia. c. clubbing.
b. tracheostenosis. d. stridor.

 

ANS:   B                     PTS:    1                      REF:    416                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. Inflammation of the bronchioles is called:
a. bronchiolitis. c. asthma.
b. bronchitis. d. pertussis.

 

ANS:   A                     PTS:    1                      REF:    416                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. Inflammation of the bronchi is called:
a. bronchiolitis. c. asthma.
b. bronchitis. d. pertussis.

 

ANS:   B                     PTS:    1                      REF:    416                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. Inflammation and/or infection of the upper respiratory structures is called:
a. COPD. c. URI.
b. atelectasis. d. asthma.

 

ANS:   C                     PTS:    1                      REF:    416                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. Inflammation of the paranasal sinuses is called:
a. rhinitis. c. pharyngitis.
b. laryngitis. d. sinusitis.

 

ANS:   D                     PTS:    1                      REF:    415                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. Sudden, involuntary contraction of the bronchi is called:
a. bronchospasm. c. emphysema.
b. bronchiectasis. d. atelectasis.

 

ANS:   A                     PTS:    1                      REF:    417                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. Extremely shallow breathing is called:
a. hyperpnea. c. apnea.
b. hypopnea. d. bradypnea.

 

ANS:   B                     PTS:    1                      REF:    412                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. Air or gas in the pleural cavity is called:
a. pleurisy. c. pneumothorax.
b. pneumonia. d. pleural effusion.

 

ANS:   C                     PTS:    1                      REF:    419                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. Inflammation of the throat is:
a. pharyngitis. c. esophagitis.
b. epiglottis. d. laryngitis.

 

ANS:   A                     PTS:    1                      REF:    415                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. A benign tumor named for its nipple-like appearance is a(n):
a. papilloma. c. mucous gland adenoma.
b. pulmonary hamartoma. d. mesothelioma.

 

ANS:   A                     PTS:    1                      REF:    421                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. A benign tumor of the respiratory mucous glands is a(n):
a. papilloma. c. mucous gland adenoma.
b. pulmonary hamartoma. d. mesothelioma.

 

ANS:   C                     PTS:    1                      REF:    421                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. An infection that is highly contagious in young children and the most common cause of bronchiolitis and pneumonia in infants is:
a. RSV. c. TB.
b. SARS. d. COPD.

 

ANS:   A                     PTS:    1                      REF:    419                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. Pain in the chest caused by inflammation of the intercostal muscles is called:
a. clubbing. c. epistaxis.
b. orthopnea. d. pleurodynia.

 

ANS:   D                     PTS:    1                      REF:    413                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. Deficient oxygen in the blood is called:
a. epistaxis. c. hypoxemia.
b. hemothorax. d. hypoxia.

 

ANS:   C                     PTS:    1                      REF:    413                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. Abnormally increased breathing is called:
a. emphysema. c. pneumoconiosis.
b. hyperventilation. d. pneumonia.

 

ANS:   B                     PTS:    1                      REF:    413                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. A bacterial respiratory infection characterized by sore throat, fever, and headache is:
a. cystic fibrosis. c. influenza.
b. diphtheria. d. pneumoconiosis.

 

ANS:   B                     PTS:    1                      REF:    417                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. A respiratory infection characterized by a high-pitched “whoop” is:
a. pertussis. c. diphtheria.
b. influenza. d. croup.

 

ANS:   A                     PTS:    1                      REF:    418                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. A temporary lack of breathing during sleep is called:
a. SARS. c. RSV.
b. COPD. d. OSA.

 

ANS:   D                     PTS:    1                      REF:    415                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. A sudden inability of the respiratory system to function is called:
a. atelectasis. c. ARF.
b. COPD. d. emphysema.

 

ANS:   C                     PTS:    1                      REF:    416                  OBJ:    Pathology

TOP:    Word Parts & Decodable Terms

 

  1. A rare malignancy of the pleura, often caused by asbestos exposure, is called:
a. mesothelioma. c. large cell carcinoma.
b. pulmonary hamartoma. d. small cell carcinoma.

 

ANS:   A                     PTS:    1                      REF:    422                  OBJ:    Pathology

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  1. Oat cell carcinoma, which is the second most common lung cancer, is also called:
a. squamous cell carcinoma. c. large cell carcinoma.
b. small cell carcinoma. d. mesothelioma.

 

ANS:   B                     PTS:    1                      REF:    422                  OBJ:    Pathology

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  1. NSCLC derived from mucus-secreting glands is called:
a. large cell carcinoma. c. mesothelioma.
b. squamous cell carcinoma. d. adenocarcinoma.

 

ANS:   D                     PTS:    1                      REF:    422                  OBJ:    Pathology

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  1. NSCLC originating in the lining of the smaller bronchi is called:
a. large cell carcinoma. c. mesothelioma.
b. squamous cell carcinoma. d. adenocarcinoma.

 

ANS:   A                     PTS:    1                      REF:    422                  OBJ:    Pathology

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  1. NSCLC originating in the squamous epithelium of the larger bronchi is called:
a. large cell carcinoma. c. mesothelioma.
b. squamous cell carcinoma. d. adenocarcinoma.

 

ANS:   B                     PTS:    1                      REF:    422                  OBJ:    Pathology

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  1. A progressive and irreversible diminishment in inspiratory and expiratory lung capacity is:
a. flail chest.
b. acute respiratory failure.
c. chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
d. pneumoconiosis.

 

ANS:   C                     PTS:    1                      REF:    417                  OBJ:    Pathology

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  1. Inflammation of the voice box is:
a. pharyngitis. c. bronchitis.
b. epiglottis. d. laryngitis.

 

ANS:   D                     PTS:    1                      REF:    415                  OBJ:    Pathology

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