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Medical Terminology Quiz


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-malacia

A. brain

B. soft

C. gum

D. eyelid


Going without air is called

A. anaerobic

B. aerobic

C. dysaerobic

D. hyporobic


A prefix is used to describe

A. Location, time, number, status

B. Structure, location, alignment, type

C. Procedure, purpose, location, type

D. Location, direction, alignment, status


Rupture?

A. -rrhexis

B. -plegic

C. -ceps

D. -lyisis


Spelling matters because

A. a slight variation can mean something different

B. people think less of poor spellers

C. spelling doesn’t matter, close enough is close enough

D. spelling doesn’t matter because spell check will always correct it


Clinical term for fever

A. Hyperglycemia

B. Hypertension

C. Pyrexia

D. Purulent


LOC

A. history

B. level of consciousness

C. sub

D. poisonous


sub

A. backward

B. sugar

C. forward

D. below, under


-plasty

A. surgical repair

B. surgical removal

C. surgical incision

D. surgical fracture


______ is a microorganism that causes infection

A. Pathogen

B. Antigen

C. Prodrome

D. microscope


-ectomy

A. skin

B. surgical removal

C. cut into

D. joint


Physician that specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases/disorders if the immune system

A. Pathologist

B. Immunologist

C. Epidemiologists

D. Pediatrician


A word part is

A. not a complete word

B. is a complete word

C. needs to have another part to be a complete word

D. Is a complete word, but only if it has a meaning


2 tablets PO bid for 10 days = ______ tablets

A. 10

B. 20

C. 30

D. 40


What does the medical term terminal mean?

A. An illness that lasts a short time

B. An illness that lasts a long time

C. Having an illness that cannot be cured

D. When the symptoms of a disease get better (but not cured)


The suffix ________ always refers to inflammation

A. -itis

B. -algia

C. -ac

D. -osis


What does the root word ‘gastr’ refer to?

A. Joints

B. Bones

C. Stomach

D. Lungs


What does the medical term remission mean?

A. An illness that lasts a short time

B. An illness that lasts a long time

C. Having an illness that cannot be cured

D. When the symptoms of a disease get better (but not cured)


Word Roots are the

A. Main idea or structure of the term

B. Source of all evil

C. Represent the time, location, number,

D. Descriptor of the term


nose

A. -ologist

B. rhin-

C. hepat-

D. -oma


Which medical term means to the front?

A. Supine

B. Anterior

C. Lateral

D. Inferior


What is the suffix of the medical term ‘hyperglycaemia’?

A. hyper

B. glyc

C. aemia


What is the study of blood called?

A. Oncology

B. Hematology

C. Cardiology

D. physiology


liver

A. gingiv-

B. blephar-

C. hepat-

D. vessel


sclerosis

A. inspection

B. stoppage

C. poisonous

D. hardening




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