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Swelling (medical): Quiz


Question 1: A body part may swell in response to injury, infection, or ________, as well as because of an underlying lump.
IllnessDiseasePathologyMental disorder

Question 2: In a general sense, the suffix "-megaly" is used to indicate a growth, as in hepatomegaly, ________, and splenomegaly.
AcromegalyAddison's diseaseGrowth hormone deficiencyHypopituitarism

Question 3: Swelling is considered one of the five characteristics of ________; along with pain, heat, redness, and loss of function.
VasculitisLeukocyte extravasationMeningitisInflammation


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