Chapter 8 Medical Terminology

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Chapter 8 Homework

Multiple Choice
Identify the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.

_b___1.figureThe blood from the trunk and legs enter the heart through the large vein known as a.|anterior vena cava|c.|superior vena cava|
b.|inferior vena cava|d.|interior vena cava|

_c___2.The regulation of the body’s vasoconstriction and vasodialation is controlled by the a.|heart|c.|blood vessels|
b.|blood pressure|d.|brain|

_c___3.Lymph nodes that are located in the groin are
a.|cervical|c.|inguinal|
b.|axillary|d.|vascular|

_b___4.Tonsillitis is inflammation of the _____ tonsils.
a.|pharyngeal|
b.|palatine|
c.|lingual|

_a___5.Which of the following carry oxygen-poor blood back to the heart? a.|pulmonary arteries|c.|pulmonary veins|
b.|arterial capillaries|d.|superior vena cava|

_c___6.The site of O and CO exchange is in the
a.|arterioles|c.|capillaries|
b.|venules|d.|arteries|

__c__7.The main trunk of the systemic arterial system is the a.|myocardial artery|c.|aorta|
b.|coronary artery|d.|superior vena cava|

_b___8.A foreign matter that circulates in the blood until it becomes lodged in a smaller vessel is a/an a.|thrombus|c.|aneurysm|
b.|embolus|d.|thymus|

_b___9.From which aorta division is blood supplied to the head and neck? a.|abdominal aorta|c.|ascending aorta|
b.|arch of aorta|d.|descending aorta|

_b___10.The valve located between the RA and RV is
a.|bicuspid |c.|mitral|
b.|tricuspid|d.|aortic|

_a___11.Which congenital heart disease displays cyanosis and a heart murmur? a.|atrial septal defect|c.|megalocardia|
b.|atrioventicular block|d.|pericarditis|

_b___12.Which of the following would indicate the need for a artificial cardiac pacemaker. a.|bradycardia|c.|tachycardia|
b.|hypercardiarythmia|d.|hemorroids|

_a___13.Inflammation of a lymph vessel resulting from a blood clot is known as...
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