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Medical terminology: Quiz


Question 1: ________ would be a condition of kidneys, and nephritis is also a condition, or inflammation, of the kidneys.
Nephrotic syndromeRenal failureChronic kidney diseaseAcute kidney injury

Question 2: For example if there is an inflammation of the stomach and intestines, this would be written as gastro and enter plus itis, ________.
GastroenteritisPeritonitisHepatitisInfectious diarrhea

Question 3: In the process of creating medical terminology, certain rules of ________ apply.

Question 4: These rules are part of language mechanics called ________.
PragmaticsSemanticsLinguisticsNoam Chomsky

Question 5: The study of the origin of words is called ________.
Morphology (linguistics)Historical linguisticsLinguisticsEtymology

Question 6: The word root is a term derived from a source language such as Greek or ________ and usually describes a body part.
Roman EmpireLatinOld LatinVulgar Latin

Question 7: The word "________" combines the root word for kidney to the suffix -ologist with the resultant meaning of "one who studies the kidneys".
Chronic kidney diseaseHematuriaNephrologyDiabetic nephropathy

Question 8: In medicine, their meanings, and their ________, are informed by the language of origin.
Morphology (linguistics)Historical linguisticsEtymologyLinguistics

Question 9: Medical Terminology often uses words created using prefixes and suffixes in Latin and ________.
Doric GreekAncient GreekAttic GreekAeolic Greek


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