Cryo Words Quiz #1

Choose one answer for each number that correctly matches the definitions or statements in the questions. When you click on the Calculate your score button, you will receive a score and, if you choose any incorrect answers, you will also be told which questions have the wrong responses (including those that were left unanswered).

  1. Being aware of cold or having a sensation of coldness.
    (a) cryobiology (b) cryogenics (c) cryesthesia (d) cryology
    (e) cryocautery
  2. The practice of keeping a newly “deanimated” body at an extremely low temperature.
    (a) cryonics (b) cryometry (c) cryolesion (d) cryogenics
    (e) cryocautery
  3. The science concerned with the production and effects of very low temperatures.
    (a) cryohemia (b) cryogenics (c) cryochore (d) cryopathy
    (e) cryophilia
  4. Plants that grow on ice or snow.
    (a) cryotropism (b) cryobiology (c) cryocautery (d) cryophytes
    (e) cryochore
  5. Preferring cold conditions.
    (a) cryophobia (b) cryophorus (c) cryoscopy (d) cryostat
    (e) cryophilia
  6. Destruction of tissue by the application of extreme cold.
    (a) cryosurgery (b) cryotherapy (c) hemocryoscopy
    (d) hypercryesthesia (e) cryotropism
  7. Decreased sensitivity to cold.
    (a) urinocryoscopy (b) hypocryesthesia (c) hypercryesthesia
    (d) cryotropism (e) cryoplankton
  8. The use of cold in the treatment of disease.
    (a) hypocryalgesia (b) cryotropism (c) cryotherapy
    (d) cryopreservation (e) cryopathy
  9. A morbid (diseased) condition in which exposure to cold is an important factor.
    (a) cryology (b) cryogenics (c) cryocautery (d) cryobank
    (e) cryopathy
  10. The study of the effects of low temperatures on living organisms or biological systems; especially, warm-blooded animals.
    (a) cryocardioplegia (b) cryesthesia (c) cryalgesia
    (d) cryobiology (e) cryanesthesia

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