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Building a Medical Vocabulary Study Set 1

Medicine

Quiz 3 :

Organization of the Body

Quiz 3 :

Organization of the Body

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Which type of body fluid makes up the greatest percentage of fluid in a normal adult?
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B

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What is the most important component of body fluids?
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C

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Which of the following is a systemic infectious condition caused by pathogenic microorganisms, their enzymes, or their toxins?
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D

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What does dorsolateral mean?
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What is the meaning of the prefix in dioxide?
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Which of the following is a substance that prevents blood from clotting?
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What is the term for a vague feeling of bodily discomfort and fatigue?
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Which term means the body's ability to counteract the effects of a foreign invader?
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Which term describes light beyond the visible spectrum at its violet end?
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Which of the following means a life-threatening hypersensitivity reaction to a previously encountered antigen?
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What does centi- mean?
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What does the prefix in hemisphere mean?
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Which of these factors tends to slow the healing process?
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Which term means an excess of blood in part of the body caused by increased blood flow?
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In which type of injection is the needle placed just under the skin?
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What does the term hematoma mean?
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What does hypo- mean?
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Which of the following terms means having no value, nothing, or equal to zero?
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What is extracellular fluid?
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Which of the following is true of leukocytosis?
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