Medical Terminology 50

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Medical Terminology 50

This is medical terminology to challenge your knowledge level!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The word on the street for Osteo Malacia is__________.
    • A. 

      Softening of the brain

    • B. 

      Softening of the bladder

    • C. 

      Softening of the bone

    • D. 

      Hardening of the teeth

  • 2. 
    The physician ordered the CT-scan technician to take a horizontal view of the liver. What kind of picture would this be?
    • A. 

      Transverse view

    • B. 

      Mid-sagittal view

    • C. 

      Coronal View

    • D. 

      Inferior view

  • 3. 
    The heart doctor or ______________ told Mr. Anderson that his EKG was normal.
    • A. 

      Odontologist

    • B. 

      Urologist

    • C. 

      Ophthalmologist

    • D. 

      Cardiologist

  • 4. 
    Removal of a section from either the brain or the liver
    • A. 

      Cephalotomy

    • B. 

      Lobectomy

    • C. 

      Lobotomies'

    • D. 

      Hematoma

  • 5. 
    Please choose the correctly spelled word!The patient was distraught over her Diagnoses. The nurse explained to her that her stomach was enlarged. 
    • A. 

      Gastamegally

    • B. 

      Gastromegally

    • C. 

      Gastrimegally

    • D. 

      Gastromeagally

  • 6. 
    A mother with a baby in her arms ran up to the admissions clerk in the Emergency room screamed saying, "I need help, my baby is vomiting up blood!" What would the doctor write as a partial diagnosis?
    • A. 

      Erythrocytes

    • B. 

      Emesis

    • C. 

      Hematemesis

    • D. 

      Hepatemesis

  • 7. 
    What is periencephalitis?
    • A. 

      The cartilage in the nose is infected or inflamed

    • B. 

      The bursae is inflamed or infected

    • C. 

      The heart muscle is inflamed

    • D. 

      The membrane surrounding the brain is inflamed or infected

  • 8. 
    What is microcephaly
    • A. 

      Small head

    • B. 

      Large head

    • C. 

      Half a head

    • D. 

      No head

  • 9. 
    The bacterium strept is
    • A. 

      Short

    • B. 

      Twisted

    • C. 

      Straight

    • D. 

      Rounded

  • 10. 
    Osteo refers to
    • A. 

      Bone

    • B. 

      Nose

    • C. 

      Hand

    • D. 

      Hip

  • 11. 
    The pt had a left Nephrectomy on yesterday.
    • A. 

      Surgical removal of the left earlobe

    • B. 

      Surgical removal of the left side of the stomach

    • C. 

      Surgical removal of the left kidney

    • D. 

      Surgical removal of the left eyelid

  • 12. 
    What is cardiomegally?
    • A. 

      Enlarged head

    • B. 

      Enlarged heart

    • C. 

      Enlarged foot

    • D. 

      Enlarged hip socket

  • 13. 
    What is enteroplasty
    • A. 

      Surgical repair of the large intestine

    • B. 

      Surgical repair of the small intestine

    • C. 

      Surgical repair of the of the nose

    • D. 

      Surgical repair of the earlobe

  • 14. 
    Hemiplegia is having
    • A. 

      Normal, nothing is wrong

    • B. 

      Enlargement on the right side of the body

    • C. 

      Paralysis on one side of the body

    • D. 

      Strength on both sides of the body

  • 15. 
    Arthroplasty is what?
    • A. 

      Surgical repair of the joint

    • B. 

      Repair of the bursa

    • C. 

      Repair of the joint

    • D. 

      To view the bursae

  • 16. 
    A pathogen is...
    • A. 

      A disease caused by a flea

    • B. 

      A mole on the face

    • C. 

      A macroorganism that causes disease

    • D. 

      A microorgainsm that causes disease

  • 17. 
    Medically a muscle spasm is a
    • A. 

      Involuntary spam of a muscle

    • B. 

      A jerking of the leg muscles

    • C. 

      A muscle infection

    • D. 

      A big ol' cramp!

  • 18. 
    Renal pertains to the
    • A. 

      Kidney

    • B. 

      Heart

    • C. 

      Groin

    • D. 

      Tongue

  • 19. 
    Gastrologist is what?
    • A. 

      A physician that studies the bladder

    • B. 

      A physician that studies the intestines

    • C. 

      A physician that studies the stomach

    • D. 

      A physician that studies the mouth