The Ultimate Medical Term Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A boil is best described as
    • A. 

      Ichthyosis

    • B. 

      Acne vulgaris

    • C. 

      Keloids

    • D. 

      Furuncle

    • E. 

      Clavus

  • 2. 
    The medical term for athlete's foot is
    • A. 

      Keloid

    • B. 

      Scabies

    • C. 

      Pediculosis pubis

    • D. 

      Tinea pedis

    • E. 

      Trichomycosis

  • 3. 
    Through the skin is referred to as
    • A. 

      Subcutaneous

    • B. 

      Intradermal

    • C. 

      Subdermal

    • D. 

      Epidermal

    • E. 

      Percutaneous

  • 4. 
    A red spot from a bite from a flea would be called a
    • A. 

      Scab

    • B. 

      Verruca

    • C. 

      Petechiae

    • D. 

      Keloid

    • E. 

      Eczema

  • 5. 
    The medical term for infection around the nail is
    • A. 

      Bulla

    • B. 

      Onychocryptosis

    • C. 

      Scabies

    • D. 

      Paronychia

    • E. 

      Onychonmycosis

  • 6. 
    Necrosis of tissue causes this condition
    • A. 

      Clavus

    • B. 

      Impetigo

    • C. 

      Abscesses

    • D. 

      Kaposi sarcoma

    • E. 

      Gangrene

  • 7. 
    Decubitus ulcers are best described as
    • A. 

      Keloids

    • B. 

      Kaposi sarcoma

    • C. 

      Abrasions

    • D. 

      Scabies

    • E. 

      Bed sores

  • 8. 
    DEFINE VIRUS? GIVE ONE EXAMPLE.
    • A. 

      TINY INFECTIOUS AGENTS THAT LIVE ONLY BY INVADING CELLS.

    • B. 

      Chicken pox

  • 9. 
    An Audionym is a term that means
    • A. 

      Loud name

    • B. 

      Sound name

    • C. 

      Low name

  • 10. 
    Select the basic elements of medical terms (check all that apply).
    • A. 

      Suffix

    • B. 

      Prefix

    • C. 

      Medical necessity

    • D. 

      Root

  • 11. 
    In Medical Terminology, you may find O's or I's between the elements so they are easier to say.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    The letter "y" is used at the end of the term to make the term a noun.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Megal means enlarged.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Itis means
    • A. 

      Skin

    • B. 

      Inflammation

    • C. 

      Eye

  • 15. 
    Dermat means
    • A. 

      Acne

    • B. 

      Abbrasion

    • C. 

      Skin

  • 16. 
    Plast = surgical repair
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Path means
    • A. 

      Disease

    • B. 

      Pathology

    • C. 

      Blood meter

  • 18. 
    Ectomy stands for
    • A. 

      Eye removal

    • B. 

      Surgical removal

    • C. 

      Brain waves

  • 19. 
    Enter means
    • A. 

      Walk in

    • B. 

      Stick with needle

    • C. 

      Intestines

  • 20. 
    An Audionym is a term that means
    • A. 

      Loud name

    • B. 

      Sound name

    • C. 

      Low name

  • 21. 
    Select the basic elements of medical terms (check all that apply).
    • A. 

      Suffix

    • B. 

      Prefix

    • C. 

      Medical necessity

    • D. 

      Root

  • 22. 
    In Medical Terminology, you may find O's or I's between the elements so they are easier to say.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    The letter "y" is used at the end of the term to make the term a noun.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    Megal means enlarged.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    Itis means
    • A. 

      Skin

    • B. 

      Inflammation

    • C. 

      Eye

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