Medical Terminology

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40 Questions - Developed by: Loraine Johnson - Developed on: - 22.496 taken

Purdue University
Intro to Vet Tech
Spring 2011
Module 1

  • 1
    It is important to know the differences in meaning between similar word parts. What do the following suffixes mean: -ostomy -otomy -ectomy
  • 2
    Match the following suffix with the best meaning:
    -otomy
  • 3
    Match the following suffix with the best meaning:
    -ectomy
  • 4
    Match the following suffix with the best meaning:
    -ostomy
  • 5
    Match the following suffixes with the best meaning:
    -tome
  • 6
    Molly, the overweight cocker spaniel cam to see you because her owner was concerned that she was panting more than normal. When you examined her, you noticed she was cyanotic. What is the definition of cyanotic?
  • 7
    A root word is:
  • 8
    The acronym AAVSB stands for "The American _________ of Veterinary _________ __________."
  • 9
    Match the following words to their definitions:
    NPO
  • 10
    Match the following words to their definitions:
    prn
  • 11
    Match the following words to their definitions:
    bid
  • 12
    Match the following word to its definition:
    qh
  • 13
    Match the following word to its definition:
    gtt
  • 14
    Match the following word to its definition:
    ac
  • 15
    Match the following word to its definition:
    tab
  • 16
    The veterinarian you work for thinks that the patient needs to see a ________, a person who studies the heart, in order to get a record of electrical activity of the heart, also called an ________.
  • 17
    The combining form is:
  • 18
    Match the following word with the best definition:
    Gastrectomy
  • 19
    Match the following word with the best definition:
    Gastritis
  • 20
    Match the following word with the best definition:
    Gastromegaly
  • 21
    Match the following word with the best definition:
    Gastrotomy
  • 22
    Match the following word root with the correct meaning:
    duoden/o
  • 23
    Match the following word root with the correct meaning:
    path/o
  • 24
    Match the following word root with the correct meaning:
    cyt/o
  • 25
    Match the following word root with the correct meaning: eti/o
  • 26
    Match the following word root with the correct meaning: megal/o
  • 27
    Match the following word root with the correct meaning: cyan/o
  • 28
    What does gastroduodenostomy mean?
  • 29
    Inflammation of the heart is known as:
  • 30
    The acronym NAVTA stands for:
  • 31
    What is the correct medical term for the scientific study of causes of disease?
  • 32
    The acronym AALAS stands for:
  • 33
    White blood cells are important for the body's immune system to function. What is the medical term that means white blood cells?
  • 34
    The acronym CVTEA stands for:
  • 35
    Fluffy, the cat, has been vomiting several times a day is not acting like herself. The veterinarian thinks she may have gastritis.
    What is gastritis?
  • 36
    An injury to an HBC dog requires an incision into the cranium to relieve the pressure. What is the medical term that means an incision into the cranium?
  • 37
    Inflammation of the joints is not always a disease of the old. The correct medial term for inflammation of the joints is known as
  • 38
    Match the following word part to the best definition:
    malac/o
  • 39
    Match the following word part to the best definition:
    cost/o
  • 40
    Match the following word part to the best definition:
    troph/o

Comments (1)

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Meg (84390)
220 days ago
I am 13 years old and just score a 33/40 on this test. I plan to be a marine, studying to be a veterinarian, so that when I come back from the military, I can be a vet for both wildlife and farm animals. I already have a big head start. :-)