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Medical Terminology  6 - Surgical Terms - True or False

Objective: Answer True or False. Answer 7 out of 10 questions correctly to pass. Click on Refresh or Reload to start Over.


1.  A bronchoplasty is the surgical repair of the bronchus.

True
False

2. A fistula is tube-like passage between two organs, for example, between the kidney and an organ of the digestive system.

True
False

  3. A sigmoidoscopy is an endoscopic examination of a part of the small intestines.

True
False

4. The term percutaneous is derived from the greek "to cut a (small) incision (through the skin)"

True
False

5. Ablation refers to the procedure of expanding a vessel (e.g., an artery)  using a balloon.

True
False

6. A Laryngostomy is a surgical incision (opening) from the neck into the larynx.

True
False

7.  Ablution means to destroy or remove.

True
False

8. A neurorrhaphy is the separating of a blood vessel.

True
False

9. Osteoclasis is the surgical breaking of a bone.

True
False

10. Costectomy is the surgical repair of the coccyx. 

True
False

 

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