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1 Medical Terminology A Word-Building Approach Chapter 2 Suffixes Jane Rice, RN, CMA-C Classroom Response System

2 A suffix that means pain is: A. -algia B. -cide C. -dipsia D. -stasis

3 A suffix that means pain is: A. -algia B. -cide C. -dipsia D. -stasis

4 The suffix -dipsia means: A. point B. forming C. thirst D. to separate

5 The suffix -dipsia means: A. point B. forming C. thirst D. to separate

6 Which of the following is not a suffix? A. -an B. -ase C. -ate D. -al

7 Which of the following is not a suffix? A. -an B. -ase C. -ate D. -al

8 The suffix -ism means: A. mind B. resemble C. condition D. spitting

9 The suffix -ism means: A. mind B. resemble C. condition D. spitting

10 The suffix -kinesis means: A. hearing B. motion C. seizure D. swelling

11 The suffix -kinesis means: A. hearing B. motion C. seizure D. swelling

12 The suffix -malacia means madness. A. True B. False

13 The suffix -malacia means madness. A. True B. False

14 When giving the meaning of a word, you usually begin with the meaning of the suffix. A. True B. False

15 When giving the meaning of a word, you usually begin with the meaning of the suffix. A. True B. False

16 Nasolabial means pertaining to the nose and mouth. A. True B. False

17 Nasolabial means pertaining to the nose and mouth. A. True B. False

18 The suffix -gram means an instrument used for recording. A. True B. False

19 The suffix -gram means an instrument used for recording. A. True B. False

20 Suffixes can have more than one meaning. A. True B. False

21 Suffixes can have more than one meaning. A. True B. False

22 The suffix for enlargement is - megaly. A. True B. False

23 The suffix for enlargement is - megaly. A. True B. False

24 The suffix for swelling is - edema. A. True B. False

25 The suffix for swelling is - edema. A. True B. False

26 An abrasion may be the result of trauma, such as a skinned knee. A. True B. False

27 An abrasion may be the result of trauma, such as a skinned knee. A. True B. False

28 The suffix -systole means dilation. A. True B. False

29 The suffix -systole means dilation. A. True B. False

30 If the suffix begins with a consonant, keep the combining vowel and add the suffix to the combining form. A. True B. False

31 If the suffix begins with a consonant, keep the combining vowel and add the suffix to the combining form. A. True B. False

32 Chapter 2 Scenario The following information was dictated by a cardiologist: 67 y/o Caucasian female c/o chest pain, shortness of breath, and dizziness. Patient appears apprehensive. Cyanotic around lips and mouth. Noted edematous abdomen.

33 A cardiologist specializes in treating patients with diseases of the: A. stomach and intestines B. heart, arteries, veins, and capillaries C. blood and blood forming tissues D. kidney and urinary systems

34 A cardiologist specializes in treating patients with diseases of the: A. stomach and intestines B. heart, arteries, veins, and capillaries C. blood and blood forming tissues D. kidney and urinary systems

35 When a patient is described as cyanotic, the skin and mucous membranes have an abnormal appearance. What causes this condition? A. potassium deficiency B. calcium deficiency C. iron deficiency D. oxygen deficiency

36 When a patient is described as cyanotic, the skin and mucous membranes have an abnormal appearance. What causes this condition? A. potassium deficiency B. calcium deficiency C. iron deficiency D. oxygen deficiency

37 A noun suffix that means specialist is: A. -ive B. -ist C. -ism D. -ior

38 A noun suffix that means specialist is: A. -ive B. -ist C. -ism D. -ior

39 In the word cardiac, -ac is an adjective suffix that means: A. condition B. treatment C. pertaining to D. small

40 In the word cardiac, -ac is an adjective suffix that means: A. condition B. treatment C. pertaining to D. small

41 In the word edematous, -ous is an adjective suffix that means: A. pain B. minute C. discharge D. pertaining to

42 In the word edematous, -ous is an adjective suffix that means: A. pain B. minute C. discharge D. pertaining to


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