Intro to Medical Terminology and the Human Body

| November 30, 2016

Answer questions 1-20 correctly and send back asap

1. Medical terminology is derived from which two languages?

A. Greek and Latin
B. Greek and French
C. French and English

D. English and Latin

2. The outer layer of skin is formed by

A. connective tissue.
B. epithelial tissue.
C. squamous epithelial cells.
D. columnar epithelial cells.

3. What term means “away from the midline of the body”?

A. Anterior
B. Medial
C. Posterior
D. Lateral

4. The core foundation of a medical term is the

A. word root.
B. suffix.
C. prefix.
D. combining root.

5. The combining vowel is placed between

A. two word roots.
B. two prefixes.
C. the prefix and the word root.
D. two suffixes.

6. The feet are __________ to the head

A. superior
B. inferior
C. caudal
D. cephalic

7. The types of cells that are shaped like roots are _______ cells.

A. nerve
B. epithelial
C. muscle
D. fat

8. The brain and spinal cord are covered by

A. synovial membranes.
B. cerebrospinal fluids.
C. visceral membranes.
D. meninges.

9. The type of cells that secrete directly into the blood stream are _______ cells.

A. exocrine gland
B. squamous epithelial
C. columnar epithelial
D. endocrine gland

10. Adipose tissue is a form of _______ tissue.

A. nerve
B. connective
C. muscle
D. epithelial

11. How many amino acids are there?

A. Nine
B. Seven
C. Three
D. Five

12. What is the prefix in the medical term microbiologist?

A. Micro
B. Ist
C. Mi
D. Bio

13. What’s the proper plural ending for biopsy?

A. –es
B. –ses
C. –ies
D. –i

14. Which of the following are lipids?

A. Carbohydrates
B. Protein
C. Amino acid
D. Waxes

15. Benign tumors are treated with

A. radiotherapy.
B. surgery.
C. vaccines.
D. chemotherapy.

16. The _______ part of the vertebral column contains vertebra C1–C7.

A. cervical
B. lumbar
C. coccyx
D. thoracic

17. An example of a mucous membrane is a _______ membrane.

A. pericardial
B. pleural
C. genitourinary
D. peritoneal

18. The phrase anatomical position refers to the body standing upright

A. and head facing the left side.
B. with arms up.
C. with arms at the side.
D. with toes pointed to the right side.

19. What’s the definition for intra–?

A. Above
B. Between
C. Within
D. Below

20. The nucleus contains the

A. organelles.
B. nucleoplasm.
C. plasma membrane.
D. cytoplasm.

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