Medical Terminology (spelling + Word Parts + Definitions)

67 Questions  I  By Fearlessleader
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.  Prefix: endo-
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2.  Painful or difficult urination
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3.  Around the rectum
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4.  Accumulation of excess fluid in the tissues of the body
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5.  A small, tounge-shaped anatomic structure
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6.  Tissues or body parts that are near or next to one another
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7.  An opening, mouth, or bone
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8.  Accumulation of fluid and cellular debris in the tissues
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9.  Suffix: -stenosis (multiple answers)
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10.  The side of the body between the ribs and ilium
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11.  The mucous membrane
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12.  Bluish discoloration of the skin and mucous membranes due to excessive concentration of reduced hemoglobin in the blood
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13.  Intense chronic itching in the anal region
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14.  Examination of the interior of the sigmoid colon
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15.  Labored or difficult breathing
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16.  An incision of the tympanic membrane
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17.  An abnormal rhythm of the heart
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18.  A body defense method to prevent movement of an injured part
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19.  Enlargement of the glands, especially the lymph nodes
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20.  Prefix: tetra-, quadri-
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21.  Coughing and spitting of blood
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22.  The state of lying down
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23.  Increase in the severity of a disease or its symptoms
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24.  Resembling a polyp
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25.  A spasm of the orbicular muscle of the eyelid
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26.  Prefix: para- (multiple answers)
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27.  Prefix: dys- (multiple answers)
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28.  Escape of fluid from blood vessels because of rupture or seepage, usually into a body cavity
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29.  Elevated concentration of any lipid or all the lipids in the plasma
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30.  Prefix: intra-
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31.  Redness of the skin
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32.  A small, soft structure hanging from the free edge of the soft palate
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33.  Inflammation of the internal ear; otitis interna
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34.  The mucous secretion from the lungs, bronchi, and trachea that is ejected through the mouth
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35.  Prefix: brady-
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36.  A reversed response occuring on withdrawl of a stimulus
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37.  Suffix: -ptosis
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38.  Exchange of carbon dioxide for oxygen by the blood in the lungs
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39.  Farther from any point of reference; remote
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40.  Suffix: -iasis, -esis
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41.  An unusually rapid, strong, or irregular heartbeat
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42.  An endoscope for esxamining the peritoneal cavity
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43.  Muscular pain
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44.  Inflammation of the mucous membrane of the nose
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45.  Combining Form for: cell
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46.  A sound or murmur heard on auscultation
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47.  An enlargement of the thyorid gland
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48.  Pertaining to the cheek
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49.  Combining Form for: bone marrow
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50.  Combining Form for: common bile duct
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51.  Involuntary rapid rhythmic movement of the eyeball
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52.  The act of listening for sounds produced within the body with the unaided ear or with a stethoscope
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53.  Suffix: -asthenia
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54.  An abnormal sound heard on chest auscultation that is casued by an obstructed airway
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55.  Suffix: -osis
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56.  Painful menstruation
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57.  A small nodule, tumor, or growth
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58.  Enlargement of the liver and spleen
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59.  Suffix: -oma (multiple answers)
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60.  , medCombining Form for: potassium
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61.  Suffix: -ac, -ous, -ar, -ic, -ial -ior, -eal, -ary, -al
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62.  Prefix: pan-, ante-, pre-
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63.  To turn inside out
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64.  Combining Form for: breathe, breathing
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65.  A knot or knot-like mass
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66.  The bottom or base of an organ
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67.  Combining Form for: hidden
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Quiz Comments (5)
82 out of 100-not bad for not reviewing for several months. Some of them were educated guesses based on the fact that I knew what the wrong answers meant. some of my wrong answers were second guessing myself on spelling and some were due to the fact that I didn't mark all the multiple answers. Over all I think I did quite well.
Added in more definitions and terminology choices. I might go back in and redo my attempts at spelling the ones that now have audio options to try and make that a bit less confusing.
I've added audio bits to the spelling words now. Only sucky thing is that it's a playlist of all the words and you have to get to the one that's being spelled for that question. It's not the greatest, but it's better than it was with my horrible attempts at misspelling on purpose LOL =)
I think I have a solution to that problem .. lemme see what I can do!! =)
That sucked so bad I just quite halfway through lol. I am so much better and figuring this crap out when I am hearing it!
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