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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.

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