Medical Terminology (spelling + Word Parts + Definitions)

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