CMAS : Integration within the Healthcare Team

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Example Questions

Example Question #1 : Integration Within The Healthcare Team

The functional units or respiration where gas exchange occurs:

Possible Answers:

larynx

pharynx

bronchioles

alveoli

bronchi

Correct answer:

alveoli

Explanation:

The alveoli are the functional units of respiration where gas exchange occurs. They form at the terminal ends of bronchioles and consist of a single layer of epithelium surrounded via capillaries.

Example Question #6 : Cmas

The term "dyspepsia" means:

Possible Answers:

None of the given answers is correct

Difficult Movement

Increased Urine Production

Indigestion

Decreased Blood Potassium Levels

Correct answer:

Indigestion

Explanation:

The term "dyspepsia" means "indigestion."

Example Question #7 : Cmas

Substances secreted via glands directly into the bloodstream and elicit their affects on target organs and cells:

Possible Answers:

electrolytes

neurotransmitters

erythrocytes

lipids

hormones

Correct answer:

hormones

Explanation:

Hormones are substances secreted via glands directly into the bloodstream and elicit their affects on target organs and cells.

Example Question #8 : Cmas

The combining form "orchi/o" means:

Possible Answers:

Testicle

Scrotum

Prostate

Ovary

Penis

Correct answer:

Testicle

Explanation:

The combining form "orchi/o" means "testicle."

Example Question #9 : Cmas

A patient with Type O blood has:

Possible Answers:

both anti-A and anti-B antibodies

B antigens and anti-A antibodies

A and B antigens

None of the given answers is correct

A antigens and anti-B antibodies

Correct answer:

both anti-A and anti-B antibodies

Explanation:

A patient with Type O blood has neither A nor B antigens on the surface of their red blood cells, but they have both anti-A and anti-B antibodies.

Example Question #10 : Cmas

The combining form "hem/o" means:

Possible Answers:

Vessel

White blood cells

Serum

Artery

Blood

Correct answer:

Blood

Explanation:

The combining form "hem/o" means "blood."

Example Question #2 : Integration Within The Healthcare Team

The prefix "amphi-" means:

Possible Answers:

Both

Fast

All

Two

None

Correct answer:

Both

Explanation:

The prefix "amphi-" means "both."

Example Question #2 : Integration Within The Healthcare Team

The combining form "nat/o" means:

Possible Answers:

Ovary

Reproduction

Uterus

Sodium

Birth

Correct answer:

Birth

Explanation:

The combining form "nat/o" means birth.

Example Question #3 : Integration Within The Healthcare Team

The combining form "chir/o" refers to the:

Possible Answers:

Arm

Foot

Chest

Leg

Hand

Correct answer:

Hand

Explanation:

The combining form "chir/o" refers to the hand.

Example Question #3 : Integration Within The Healthcare Team

The suffix "-rrhexis" means:

Possible Answers:

Destroy

Bursting

Pushing

Swelling

Pain

Correct answer:

Bursting

Explanation:

The suffix "-rrhexis" means "bursting forth."

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