Medical Terminology

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CC 306M – Test 5 (Fall 2012) 1. Combining form for ‘eye’: A) Ot/o B) Opt/o C) Ophthalm/o D) A and C E) B and C 2. Core/o: A) Cornea B) Pupil C) Lens D) Sclera 3. Farsightedness is also termed: A) Myopia B) Hyperopia C) Haplopia D) Isopia 4. ______osis = abnormal contraction/lessening of the pupils: A) SclerB) MiC) ScotD) Arcu5. Condition where the eye adjusts for vision in dark light: A) Myopia B) Photopia C) Scotopia D) Ametropia 6. Breaking down or dissolution of the lens of the eye: A) Corneolysis B) Phacolysis C) Keratolysis D) Retinolysis 7. Paralysis of the eyelid: A) Iridoplegia B) Cycloplegia C) Blepharoplegia D) Asthenopia A) B) C) D)

(Form A) 8. A form of strabismus: Exotropia Entropion Myopia Astigmatism 9. The suffix in blepharochalasis means: A) Relaxed/slackened B) Downward displacement C) Swollen 10. Choose the best term for ‘vision caused by weakness or fatigue of the eyes ’ : A) Ambiopia B) Asthenopia C) Isopia D) Amblyopia 11. A conjunctival lesion: A) Keratorrhexis B) Cataract C) Chalazion D) Pterygium 12. Dacryocystitis affects the: A) Lacrimal sac B) Lacrimal gland C) Lacrimal duct D) None of the above 13. An arch shaped anatomical structure is best termed: A) Fovea B) Fundus C) Palpebral D) Fornical 14. A lenticular disease: A) Cataracts B) Retinoschisis C) Iridoplegia D) Scleritis 15. A blind spot in vision: A) Nystagmus B) Scotoma C) Astigmatism D) Heterochromia

Name: ___________________________________________________ 16. Involuntary back-and-forth movements (i.e. nodding) of the eyes in a superior direction (i.e. away from the earth): A) Geotropic spasm B) Ageotropic nystagmus C) Geotropic nystagmus D) Ageotopic strabismus 17. Pinkeye= A) Hordeolum B) Calzone C) Trichiasis D) Conjunctivitis 18. Complete color blindness= A) Heterochromia B) Anisocoria C) Miosis D) Achromatopsia 19. The root ‘stigma-’, as in astigmatism and stigmata, means: A) Light B) Vision C) Point, mark, spot D) Blindness 20. The colorful portion of the eye whose name is associated with the Greek goddess of the rainbow: A) Pupil B) Iris C) Cornea D) Sclera 21. A dull sense of taste: A) Ambageusia B) Amblygeustia C) Degustation 22. Combining form for the sense of smell: A) Ot/o B) Oz/o C) Osm/o 23. Pain receptor = ________ceptor: A) GustoB) AcetoC) NociD) Tango24. True or False, Dolor means swelling, and it is one of the four classical signs of inflammation: A) True B) False 25. The ability to taste bitter things would be best termed. A) Picrogeusia B) Psychrogeusia C) Salinogeusia D) Acetogeusia 26. Combining form for ‘touch’: A) Tang/o B) Tactil/o C) Tact/o D) B and C E) All the above 27. The suffix in saprobe means: A) A living organism B) A growth C) Rotten D) Dead 28. Organism that thrives in cold temperatures: A) Thermophile B) Psychrophile C) Picrophile D) Cryostat

CC 306M – Test 5 (Fall 2012) 29. Auricle = __________: A) Myringa B) Malleus C) Pinna 30. The combining form used for long tubular structures such as the Eustachian tube: A) Tympan/o B) Salping/o C) Myring/o D) Conch/o 31. A ringing or buzzing in the ear: A) Vertigo B) Otalgia C) Tinnitus D) Otosclerosis 32. Excessive amount of wax in the ear: A) Ceruminosis B) Otorrhea C) Myringa D) Candling 33. The best term for ‘inflammation of the tympanic membrane resulting from infection by parasitic fungi’: A) Otorrhagia B) Myringomycosis C) Otosclerosis D) Tinnitus

(Form A) 34. A synonym for oxyacusis: A) Presbyacusis B) Amblyacousia C) Hyperacusis D) Aeroacusis 35. An example of otitis externa is: A) Labyrinthitis B) Aural meatitis C) Salpingitis 36. The root bar- in barotitis means: A) Rod B) Pressure C) Depth D) Air 37. The suffix meaning obstructon: A) -chalasis B) -emphraxis C) -atresia D) -slerosis 38. Caries is a _________ noun meaning __________. A) 4th declension / conveying B) Adjective / conveying C) 5th declension / decay D) Adjective / decay 39. A snail is a ____________ animal. A) Pinnate B) Pterygoid C) Chonchiferous A) B) C) D)

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