Medical Terminology (spelling + Word Parts + Definitions)

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Some questions will give you a prefix, suffix or combining form. Other questions will be the definition and you will need to select the appropriate prefix, suffix or combining form. Then there are many that are only a single word which is misspelled and you will need to spell it correctly. *EDITED* - Needed to edit due to not having the audios available for the audio questions any longer. Those questions that were audio related have been deleted and the quiz stats have been reset to zero as of May 23, 2011.

  
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1.  Suffix: -stenosis (multiple answers)
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2.  Combining Form for: hidden
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3.  Combining Form for: breathe, breathing
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4.  The mucous membrane
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5.  The bottom or base of an organ
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6.  Suffix: -oma (multiple answers)
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7.  Exchange of carbon dioxide for oxygen by the blood in the lungs
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8.  Prefix: brady-
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9.  Examination of the interior of the sigmoid colon
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10.  , medCombining Form for: potassium
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11.  Painful menstruation
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12.  An unusually rapid, strong, or irregular heartbeat
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13.  An enlargement of the thyorid gland
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14.  Enlargement of the glands, especially the lymph nodes
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15.  Tissues or body parts that are near or next to one another
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16.  An incision of the tympanic membrane
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17.  Coughing and spitting of blood
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18.  Enlargement of the liver and spleen
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19.  Inflammation of the mucous membrane of the nose
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20.  Combining Form for: bone marrow
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21.  A spasm of the orbicular muscle of the eyelid
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22.  The mucous secretion from the lungs, bronchi, and trachea that is ejected through the mouth
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23.  Redness of the skin
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24.  Combining Form for: cell
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25.  Prefix: para- (multiple answers)
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26.  Suffix: -ac, -ous, -ar, -ic, -ial -ior, -eal, -ary, -al
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27.  Involuntary rapid rhythmic movement of the eyeball
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28.  Suffix: -ptosis
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29.  A reversed response occuring on withdrawl of a stimulus
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30.  Accumulation of fluid and cellular debris in the tissues
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31.  An endoscope for esxamining the peritoneal cavity
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32.  Suffix: -asthenia
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33.  A body defense method to prevent movement of an injured part
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34.  Prefix: endo-
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35.  Suffix: -osis
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36.  Inflammation of the internal ear; otitis interna
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37.  Painful or difficult urination
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38.  Combining Form for: common bile duct
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39.  Suffix: -iasis, -esis
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40.  Around the rectum
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41.  Labored or difficult breathing
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42.  Resembling a polyp
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43.  Escape of fluid from blood vessels because of rupture or seepage, usually into a body cavity
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44.  Increase in the severity of a disease or its symptoms
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45.  Prefix: pan-, ante-, pre-
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46.  A small, tounge-shaped anatomic structure
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47.  A sound or murmur heard on auscultation
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48.  Prefix: dys- (multiple answers)
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49.  The state of lying down
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50.  The act of listening for sounds produced within the body with the unaided ear or with a stethoscope
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51.  An opening, mouth, or bone
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52.  Muscular pain
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53.  A small nodule, tumor, or growth
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54.  Farther from any point of reference; remote
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55.  A small, soft structure hanging from the free edge of the soft palate
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56.  Bluish discoloration of the skin and mucous membranes due to excessive concentration of reduced hemoglobin in the blood
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57.  An abnormal sound heard on chest auscultation that is casued by an obstructed airway
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58.  Accumulation of excess fluid in the tissues of the body
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59.  Elevated concentration of any lipid or all the lipids in the plasma
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60.  Prefix: intra-
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61.  To turn inside out
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62.  An abnormal rhythm of the heart
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63.  Pertaining to the cheek
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64.  A knot or knot-like mass
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65.  Prefix: tetra-, quadri-
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66.  The side of the body between the ribs and ilium
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67.  Intense chronic itching in the anal region
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