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Homework Help: medical terminology

Posted by PAT on Monday, December 13, 2010 at 6:34am.

Could someone please check my answers. If they are wrong could you give me the correct answer or tell me where to find it..Thanks in advance for all your help... 1.Uremia is the result of
A. electrolye imbalance in the intracellular body fluids.
B. a high concentration of nitrogenous wastes in the bloodstream.
C. reduced delivery of oxygen to tissues.
D. toxic buildup of ketone bodies in the blood and urine.
(I CHOOSE B.)

2. What does dysuria mean?
A. Without formation of urine C. Difficult, painful urination
B. Excessive urination D. Scanty urination (I CHOOSE C.)

3. Which of the following systems would be the portal of entry for contaminated
!@#$%^&l secretions?
A. Nervous C. Genitourinary
B. Lymphatic D. Musculoskeletal (I CHOOSE C.)

4. A patient showing Kaposiís sarcoma is also likely to be infected with
A. ARC. C. Epstein-Barr virus.
B. HIV. D. Reed-Sternberg cells.
(I CHOOSE B.)

4. A procedure used to remove kidney stones by breaking them up in the urinary tract
and allowing them to wash out with urine is
A. ureterolithotomy. C. lithotripsy.
B. lithopaxy. D. nephrolithotomy.
(I CHOOSE C.)

5. The convulsive stage of toxemia of pregnancy is
A. eclampsia. C. carcinoma in situ.
B. dyspareunia. D. colposcopy.
(I CHOOSE A.)

6. When comparing the blood smears of patients with intact spleens to those of patients
without spleens, the blood smears of patients without spleens will likely reveal
A. many more fragile and old erythrocytes.
B. many more lymphocytes and monocytes.
C. many more bacteria.
D. less red blood cells.
(I CHOOSE D.)

7. The period of time when the uterus returns to its normal size is the
A. luteal phase. C. puerperium.
B. menarche. D. ovulation. (I CHOOSE C.)

8. Your brother develops a fever, extreme fatigue, and enlarged lymph nodes throughout
his body. If his illness is caused by a virus, the best treatment is
A. chemotherapy and radiotherapy. C. surgery.
B. antivirals. D. bed rest. (I CHOOSE D.)

9. One of the distinguishing characteristics between HIV and AIDS is
A. the length of time since the HIV infection.
B. the mode of transmission of the HIV infection.
C. the development of opportunistic infections.
D. the types of treatment available. (I CHOOSE C.)

10. Which of the following contains erythrocytes?
A. Lymph fluid C. Lymph nodes
B. Lymph vessels D. Spleen (I CHOOSE D.)

11. Where do fibroid tumors develop?
A. Testes C. Diverticulum
B. Uterus D. Liver (I CHOOSE B.)

12. When comparing the flow of lymph in the lymphatic system with the flow of blood in
the circulatory system, it can be said that the lymphatic system also
A. uses a pump.
B. contains fluid that travels in only one direction.
C. uses valves to prevent backward flow.
D. contains fluid that travels in a closed circuit. (I CHOOSE C.)

13. When comparing hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis, it can be said that
A. hemodialysis takes longer than peritoneal dialysis.
B. peritoneal dialysis involves the removal of blood from the patient.
C. hemodialysis is a step closer to the need for transplantation compared with
peritoneal dialysis.
D. peritoneal dialysis doesnít need a dialyzer to work, whereas hemodialysis does. (I CHOOSE D.)

14. What part of the brain is involved in control of antidiuretic hormone?
A. Hypothalamus C. Hippocampus
B. Thalamus D. Pituitary (I CHOOSE D.)

15. Leukorrhea is a symptom of infection in which organ?
A. Intestines C. Prostate
B. Kidneys D. !@#$%^& (I CHOOSE D.)

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