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