Medical Language for Modern Health Care 2nd Edition Allan Lockyer Test Bank

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ISBN-10: 007337430X

ISBN-13: 9780073374307 978-0073374307

1. Which of the following statements is NOT true?
A. The integumentary system consists of the skin and its associated organs.
B. The skin is the largest and most vulnerable organ in the body.
C. The skin accounts for 7% to 8% of your body weight.
D. The integumentary organ system is exposed to chemicals, trauma, infection, and radiation.
E. The study and treatment of the skin and associated organs is called integumentology.
2. The term that means removing tissue from a living person for laboratory examination is:
A. biopsy
B. excision
C. avulsion
D. dermabrasion
E. dermatectomy
3. The term that means a malignant and invasive tumor is:
A. epithelioma
B. carcinoma
C. squamousoma
D. dermatoma
E. mesothelioma
4. The term that means use of liquid nitrogen to freeze and kill abnormal tissue is:
A. cryology
B. cryitis
C. cryptology
D. cryosurgery
E. cryolysis
5. Which of the following sentences has a medical term that is NOT spelled correctly?
A. Mr. Jones sprained his ankle and now it is edematous.
B. Baby Jones has a nevus on his left shoulder.
C. Much scratching has led to excoriation of the skin.
D. Jamie has a large burn on her arm with serous drainage from the blisters.
E. Pruritis, redness, and swelling are symptoms of irritated skin.
6. The term that means pertaining to the skin is:
A. cutaneal
B. cutanial
C. cutaneous
D. dermatial
E. dermateous
7. What is the term that refers to the connective tissue layer of the skin beneath the epidermis?
A. Subcutaneous
B. Subdermis
C. Cellulite
D. Dermis
E. Subcollagen

8. In the word dermatology, the suffix -logy means:
A. beneath
B. around
C. the study of
D. inflammation
E. enlargement
9. In the word dermatologist, identify the root and the suffix and the correct meaning for each.
A. The root is -ologist, meaning specialist, and the suffix is dermat, meaning skin.
B. The root is dermat-, meaning skin, and the suffix is -ologist, meaning the study of.
C. The root is dermat-, meaning skin, and the suffix is -logist, meaning one who studies.
D. The root is dermat-, meaning skin, and the suffix is -ist, meaning specialist
E. The root is dermat-, meaning study of the skin and related organs, and the suffix is -ist, meaning the
study of.
10. A lesion is a(n):
A. malignant cancer cell
B. change in body function or metabolism
C. gland that secretes lipase
D. injury in a tissue
E. part of the human fingernail
11. The term that refers to the cause, development, and structural changes in disease is:
A. causality
B. pathology
C. disease effect
D. cause factor
E. symptomatology
12. Which of the following terms refers to forecasting the probable course of a disease?
A. Diagnosis
B. Palliative
C. Remission
D. Prognosis
E. Histology
13. The squamous cell is best described as a:
A. flat, scalelike, epithelial cell
B. gram-negative, rod-shaped cell
C. round, dermal cell
D. cell that develops into hair
E. blast cell
14. Which of the following is an example of the skin function of temperature regulation?
A. Water and waste products lost through the skin
B. Production of fever in the body
C. Sensors in the skin detect environmental temperature changes
D. Vasoconstriction or vasodilation
E. Prevention of leakage of fluids from body tissues
15. The suffix -oma can mean which of the following?
A. Mass or cancer
B. Tumor or gland
C. Gland or cancer
D. Mass or gland
E. Cancer or tumor
16. Choose the best definition for the term dermatitis

A. A substance producing a hypersensitivity reaction
B. Hypersensitivity to an allergen
C. Development of allergens in the body
D. Inflammation of the skin
E. Wheezing and difficulty breathing
17. The term epithelium has a:
A. prefix + root
B. prefix + root + suffix
C. combining form + root
D. two syllables
E. combining form + suffix
18. In the term microscope, what do the word elements mean?
A. The prefix refers to an instrument for viewing, and the suffix refers to size.
B. The prefix refers to size, and the root refers to an instrument for viewing.
C. The root refers to size, and the suffix refers to an instrument for viewing.
D. The root refers to an instrument for viewing, and the suffix refers to size.
E. The prefix refers to size, and the root refers to an x-ray study to view a body area.
19. Which of the following is an example of the skin function of protection?
A. Loss of water and waste products through the skin
B. Tanning
C. Providing a physical barrier against toxins
D. Vasoconstriction or vasodilation
E. Prevention of leakage from body tissues
20. Which of the following statements about the skin is true?
A. The skin does not protect against ultraviolet rays.
B. The skin contains a network of capillaries that dilate when the body is cold.
C. Vasoconstriction refers to the skin’s ability to blush.
D. Nerve endings that detect smell are called propriosensitive.
E. The skin is water resistant.
21. Excretion is the process of:
A. removal of waste products from the body
B. producing and releasing a substance by an organ of the body
C. releasing byproducts of metabolism through the liver
D. eliminating sugars and fats from the system
E. reducing complex carbohydrates to simple sugars
22. Nerve endings in the skin detect:
A. touch, pressure, and light
B. light, sound, and touch
C. pressure, heat, and pain
D. vibration, light, and sound
E. touch, vibration, and taste
23. The skin reflects emotions by:
A. blushing when you are cold
B. going pale when you are excited
C. wrinkling when you dislike something
D. sweating when you are happy
E. going blue when you are sad

24. The term that means spread of disease from one part of the body to another is:
A. contagious
B. carcinoma
C. metastasis
D. malignant
E. pathology
25. Which layer of the skin contains sweat glands?
A. Epidermis
B. Dermis
C. Hypodermis
D. Stratum basale
E. Stratum spinosum
26. Vitamin D is essential for:
A. bone growth and maintenance
B. proper liver function
C. the skin’s ability to protect from ultraviolet light
D. temperature regulation
E. the synthesis of certain hormones
27. Which of the following is an example of the skin function of excretion?
A. The loss of water and waste products through the skin
B. Production of vitamin D
C. Sloughing off of the top layer of epidermal cells
D. Vasoconstriction or vasodilation
E. Prevention of leakage from body tissues
28. Which of the following medical terms means birthmark or congenital lesion of the skin?
A. Wheal
B. Nevus
C. Nit
D. Papule
E. Petechiae
29. Which of the following is an example of the skin function of vitamin D synthesis?
A. Storing vitamin D in the liver
B. Working with sunlight to metabolize vitamin D
C. Using vitamin D to build strong bones
D. Synthesizing vitamin D in the layer of muscle beneath the skin
E. Eliminating excess vitamin D through the sweat.
30. The term acne comes from the Greek word meaning:
A. bladder
B. eat up
C. pustule
D. wax
E. point
31. The most superficial layer of the skin is the:
A. epidermis
B. stratum basale
C. dermis
D. apocrine layer
E. hypodermis

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