The suffix -itis, as in arthritis and neuritis means
*B. inflammation C. infection
What does the word neuralgia mean?
A. inflammation of a nerve
B. inflammation of a joint
*C. pain in a nerve
The word doctor comes from the Latin and means
*A. teacher B. therapist
The prefix anti-, as in the words antihistamine and anticoagulant, means
C. to cut out
*D. against E. to produce
What is a galactagogue?
A. an agent that promotes the flow of saliva
*B. an agent that promotes the flow of milk C. an agent that promotes the flow of bile
D. an agent that stops the flow of saliva
E. an agent that stops the flow of milk
F. an agent that stops the flow of bile
What is a cholelithotomy?
A. the surgical removal of the appendix
*B. the surgical removal of a gallstone C. the surgical removal of a kidney stone
D. the surgical removal of the uterus
E. the surgical removal of the colon
Which of the following means inflammation of the urinary bladder?
*C. cystitis D. cholangitis
Which of the following have something to do with expelling or destroying parasitic worms?
*E. all of the above
What is an antiemetic?
A. an agent that reduces inflammation
*B. an agent that relieves nausea and vomiting C. an agent that reduces or stops perspiration
D. an agent that reduces the production of urinary stones
E. an agent that prevents or reduces fever
What is an endocrine gland?
*A. a gland that secretes its substance into the blood or lymph B. a gland that secretes its substance to an outside surface
C. same as an exocrine gland
D. a salivary gland
What does hyperthyroidism mean?
A. an underactive thyroid gland
*B. an overactive thyroid gland C. neither of the above
Which of the following means having to do with the liver?
*C. hepat- D. gastr-
Questions 13 through 16 were on Part 2:
Which of the following herbs was officially recognized for medicinal
use as indicated by its botanical name?
*A. Taraxacum officinalis (dandelion) B. Prunus africana (pygeum)
C. Capsicum annuum (capsicum)
D. Petroselinum sativum (parsley)
Where does the herb pygeum (Prunus africana) come from?
*B. Africa C. North America
An agent that increases sexual drive is known as a(n)
*B. aphrodisiac C. sativum
A plant that only lives for one year, or for one plant season, is known as a(n)
Which of the following refers to an agent that relieves cough?
*A. antitussive B. hydragogue
Which of the following refers to an agent that promotes menstrual flow?
*C. emmenagogue D. febrifuge
Which of the following refers to an agent that prevents or reduces fever?
Which of the following refers to an agent that promotes watery discharge?
*B. hydragogue C. emmenagogue