Medical Terminology Exam Review 2

Random Science or definition Quiz

Can you name the Medical Terminology Exam Review 2?

Quiz not verified by Sporcle

How to Play
disorder in which bone marrow does not produce enough red blood cells
suturing of the bladder
rapid irregular muscular contractions of the atria or ventricles
inflammation of the renal pelvis
largest artery that begins as an arch from the left ventricle
backward movement of the mitral valve cusps allowing regurgitation
narrowing of coronary arteries causing a decrease of blood flow or ischemia to the myocardium
edema that retains an indentation of a finger that had been pressed firmly on skin
recording of the force and flow of urine
sac around the heart that facilitates movement of the heart as it beats
dilation of an artery; usually to do a weakness in the wall of said artery
intravascular insertion of a hollow mesh tube designed to keep a vessel open or patent
compression of the heart due to an increase of fluid in the pericardium
vascular blockage made up of a thrombus, bacteria, air, plaque, and/or other foreign material
abnormal heart sound
removal and replacement of a patient's own blood or donor blood after specific components have been removed
middle muscular layer of heart tissue
blood donated for future use by same patient; usually presurgical
vessel carrying blood away from the heart
narrowing of the mitral valve opening usually caused by scarring from rheumatic fever
recording of kidney function after injection of a radioactive substance into the blood stream; note that this is not an xray view
denotes an extremely toxic pathogen
accumulation of excess fluid in intercellular spaces; can be caused by blockage of lymph vessels
chest pains and other signs and symptoms associated with cardia ischemia
small vein
incision into a vein to inject a solution or withdraw blood
angi/o, vas/o, vascul/o
protrusion of the bladder
creating a surgical opening into the bladder
process of releasing urine from the bladder
blood test that measures the amount of urea in the blood; used to evaluate kidney function
condition of excreting increased amounts of urine
a reservoir in each kidney that collects urine
disorder caused by a genetic defect resulting in low hemoglobin production
hardening or loss of elasticity of the arteries
breaking up of renal or ureteral calculi by focused ultrasound energy
absence of urine formation
condition of luid in the kidneys; a buildup of urine caused by obstruction of urine flow usually due to a stone or stricture
forceful or irregular heart beat felt by the patient
inner lining of the heart
congenital defect in which the urinary meatus is on the underside of the penis
lower pumping chamber of the heart; right and left structures
test to measure the total amount of creatinine excreted in the urine, usually in a 24 hour period to assess kidney function
build up of plaque or fatty paste inside arterial walls
small parasitic worms that are transmitted by mosquitoes
abnormal presence of clotting within a blood vessel
chest pain or pressure resulting from lack of blood flow to the myocardium
drug that stops the flow of blood within vessels
wall of the heart tissue separating the right and left sides
microscopic thin walled vessel connecting arterioles and venules where gas nutrient and waste exchange take place between the blood and cells of the body
process of making a radiologic recording of the bladder and urethra during urination after instillation of a contrast dye into the bladder
outer lining of the heart
open or exposed
increase of mononuclear leukocytes with symptoms of fever, enlarged cervical lymph nodes and fatigue
upper receiving chamber of the heart; right and left
removal of waste products from the blood by pumping the blood through a machine that works as an artificial kidney
dialtion of small or terminal vessels
the lower pointed end of the heart
removal of a small amount of fluid and cells from inside the bone with a needle and syringe
cyst/o, vesicul/o
blockage of a coronary vessel often leading to a myocardial infarction
surgical fixation of a drooping kidney
condition of fluid in the ureters
pertaining to the condition of narrowing
heart valve between the right atrium and right ventricle; also called a smilunar valve due to the half moon shape of its three cusps
disease of the heart muscles
involuntary discharge of urine
opening that carries urine from the urethra to the outside of the body
congenital defect in which the urinary meatus is on the upper surface of the penis
heart valve between the left ventricle and aorta
heart valve between the left atrium and left ventricle; also called a bicuspid valve
pertaining to the swollen or twisted veins
disorder involving low levels of platelets in blood
pertaining to the pulse
excision of the bladder
the relaxation phase of the ventricles in the heartbeat cycle
large VEIN carrying blood to the heart from the lower part of the body
disorder in which hemoglobin is unable to transport oxygen due to a lack of iron
pertaining to both arteries and veins
inefficiency of cardiac circulation causing edema and pulmonary congestion
inflammation of a vein
rapid regular muscular contractions of the atria or ventricles
interior space of a vessel
phleb/o, ven/i, ven/o
medical specialty focusing on the study and treatment of conditions of the urinary system
One of several capillary clusters at the entrance of each nephron that initiates the process of filtering of the blood
examination of the bladder
-iasis, -esis
pertaining to a lack of blood flow
spread of microorganisms or toxins through circulating blood
large vein carrying blood to the heart from the upper part of the body
process of making a radiologic recording of the urinary tract after injection of a contrast dye into the blood stream
inflammation of the valves of the heart
pertaining to both artria and ventricles
excessive absorption and storage of dietary iron in body tissues causing dysfunction
pertaining to a blue or purple discoloration due to deoxygenated blood
blockage or closure
automated count of all blood cells
Test done to measure the total amount of creatinine excreted in the urine, usually in a 24 hour period, to assess kidney function
painful urination
radiologic recording of the bladder
pertaining to the anterior left chest
the largest lymph vessels that transport lymph to the venous system
process of making a radiologic recording of the bladder

Friend Scores

  Player Best Score Plays Last Played
You You haven't played this game yet.

You Might Also Like...

Show Comments