Practice Test Questions
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Medical Terminology Practice Test Questions
For each directional term below, choose the structure or location that best fits the term.
2.Distal: a. shoulder b. elbow c. sternum 3.Lateral: a. sternum b. nose c. shoulder 4.Superior: a. nose b. chin c. forehead 5.Superficial: a. skeleton b. muscles c. skin 6.Proximal: a. brachial b. manus c. carpal 7.Ventral: a. gluteal b. thoracic c. popliteal
Fill in the blank using the best selections below. Each selection will only be used once.
8.The ______________ region is the most distal from the inguinal region. 9.The abdominal region is medial to the _____________ region. 10.The _____________ region is lateral to the nasal region. 11.The axillary region is proximal to the ______________ region 12.The ____________ region is ventral to the lumbar region.
13.The anatomical position is: a.Standing upright, arms at the side, palms facing backward, feet together b.Standing upright, arms at the side, palms facing forward, feet together c.Laying supine, arms spread out, palms facing up, feet spread apart d.Laying prone, arms spread out, palms facing down, feet together e.Standing upright, hands at side, palms facing inward, feet spread apart 14.Assign each of the organs below to their specific cavity. _____ Brain a. abdominal
_____ Lung b. cranial
_____ Spinal cord c. pelvic
_____ Spleen d. spinal
_____ Liver e. Thoracic
_____ Small intestine
1. If an incision cuts the brain into superior and inferior parts the section is a _________ section, but if the brain is cut so that left and right parts result it is a ________ section.
If the incision results in the dorsal side of the brain being separated from the ventral side of the brain it is a _________ section.
These open-ended questions are designed to help students practice and test their understanding of Medical Terminology concepts.
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