Anatomy Medical Terminology Basics
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Anatomy Medical Terminology Basics

This quiz covers the fundamentals of medical terminology related to anatomy. It includes information about prefixes, suffixes, and roots used to describe the human body and its components, processes, conditions, and medical procedures.

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Medical terminology is used to describe the human body including its components, processes, illness, conditions affecting it, and pharmacology.

True

The prefix is placed at the end of a word to modify or change its meaning.

False

In the disorder hypertension, the prefix 'hyper-' means 'high' or 'over', and the root word 'tension' refers to pressure.

True

Anatomical terminology concerns itself with the names of various parts of the human body.

<p>True</p> Signup and view all the answers

A medical term that contains a prefix describing a number is an example of anatomical terminology.

<p>False</p> Signup and view all the answers

The root of a medical term often refers to an organ, tissue, or condition.

<p>True</p> Signup and view all the answers

The prefix 'uni-' means:

<p>False</p> Signup and view all the answers

The prefix 'bi-' means:

<p>False</p> Signup and view all the answers

The prefix 'tri-' means:

<p>False</p> Signup and view all the answers

The prefix 'ab-' means:

<p>False</p> Signup and view all the answers

The prefix 'ad-' means:

<p>False</p> Signup and view all the answers

The prefix 'ecto-' or 'exo-' means:

<p>False</p> Signup and view all the answers

The prefix 'endo-' means:

<p>False</p> Signup and view all the answers

The prefix 'epi-' means:

<p>False</p> Signup and view all the answers

The word 'superior' means:

<p>False</p> Signup and view all the answers

The word 'inferior' means:

<p>False</p> Signup and view all the answers

The word 'lateral' means:

<p>False</p> Signup and view all the answers

The word 'medial' means:

<p>False</p> Signup and view all the answers

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