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Medical Terminology
Ch 8&9 Prac Test
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10/21/2007

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The combining form meaning childbirth is
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puerper/o
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The combining form fet/o means:
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fetus, unborn child
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The word part that completes the medical term meaning inflammation of the amnion, _______/itis, is:
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amnion
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The word part that completes the medical term meaning pertaining to after birth (reference to newborn), _______/nat/al, is:
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post
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In the medical term gravida, the word root means:
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pregnancy
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In the medical term postpartum, the word root means:
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bear, give birth to; labor childbirth
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The meaning of the medical term salpingocyesis is:
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pregnancy occurring in the fallopian tube
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The medical term that means abnormally low implantation of the placenta on the uterine wall is:
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placenta previa
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The meaning of the medical term preeclampsia is:
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condition characterized by high blood pressure, edema, and proteinuria
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The meaning of the medical term cleft lip and palate refers to a congenital:
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split of the lip and roof of the mouth
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The medical term meaning condition of the newborn characterized by hemolysis of the erythrocytes caused by incompatibility of the infant's and mother's blood is:
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erythroblastosis fetalis
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Amniocentesis is the:
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surgical puncture to aspirate amniotic fluid
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The meaning of the medical term nulligravida is:
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no pregnancies (a woman who has never been pregnant)
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The meaning of the medical term multipara is:
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many births (a woman who has given birth to two or more viable offspring)
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The medical term referring to pertaining to before birth (reference to the newborn) is:
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prenatal
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The combining form salping/o means:
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fallopian tube
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The word part that completes the medical term meaning visual examination of the uterus (uterine cavity), _________/o/scopy, is:
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hyster
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The word part that completes the medical term meaning excision of an ovary, _______________/ectomy, is:
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oophor
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The word part that completes the medical term meaning surgical repair of the vagina, _____________/o/plasty, is:
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colp
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In the medical term amenorrhea, the word root means:
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menstruation
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In the medical term hysteratresia, the suffix means:
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absence of normal body opening; occlusion; closure
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The meaning of the medical term dysmenorrhea is:
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painful menstrual discharge
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The medical term endometriosis means:
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abnormal condition where the inner lining of the uterus grows in various areas in the pelvic cavity
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The medical term meaning excision of the uterus, fallopian tubes, and ovaries or total abdominal hysterectomy is:
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hysterosalpingo-oophorectomy
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The meaning of the medical term mammoplasty is:
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surgical repair of the breast
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The medical term referring to xray image of the breast is:
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mammogram
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The medical term referring to visual examination (with a magnified view) of the vagina (and cervix) is:
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colposcopy
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The meaning of the medical term oligomenorrhea is:
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scanty menstrual flow
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The abbreviation of the medical term referring to inflammation of the femal pelvic organs is:
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PID
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TSS abbreviates the medical term meaning:
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severe illness usually affecting menstruating women using tampons
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The medical term which means occurring before childbirth (in reference to the mother) is:
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antepartum
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The medical term which means incision of the vulva to prevent tearing during childbirth is:
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episiotomy
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The medical term which means absence of menstrual discharge is:
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amenorrhea
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The medical term which means surgical removal of a breast is:
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mastectomy
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The medical term which means a physician who studies and treats diseases of women is:
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gynecologist
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The medical term which means respiratory distress of the newborn especially premature infants is:
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hyaline membrane disease,   respiratory distress syndrome
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The medical term which means difficult labor is:
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dystocia
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The medical term which means false pregnancy is:
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pseudocyesis
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The medical term which means replacement of hormones to treat menopause is:
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estrogen replacement therapy,   hormone replacement therapy
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The medical term which means cytological study of cervical and vaginal secretions used to determine the presence of abnormal or cancerous cells is:
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pap smear,   Papinicolaou smear
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The abbreviation for the medical term which means dilatation of the cervix and scraping of the endometrium with a curette to diagnosis, correct bleeding, or empty the contents of the uterus is:
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D & C
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The medical term which means no births is:
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nullipara
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The medical term which means the medical specialty dealing with pregnancy, childbirth, and puerperium is:
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obstetrics
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The medical term which means excision of the uterus is:
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hysterectomy
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The medical term which means cessation of menstruation is:
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menopause
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The medical term which means occurring after childbirth (in reference to the mother) is:
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postpartum
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The medical term which means spontaneous discharge of milk is:
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lactorrhea
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The medical term which means inflammation of the vagina is:
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vaginitis,   colpitis
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The abbreviation for the medical term which means inflammation of the female pelvic organs is:
Definition
PID
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The medical term which means pertaining to the fetus is:
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fetal