Pursuing Mbbs? Take Medical Terminology Quiz

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Pursuing Mbbs? Take Medical Terminology Quiz

Medical terminology is language used to precisely describe the human body including its components, processes, conditions affecting it, and procedures performed upon it. Medical terminology is used in the field of medicine.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The medical term for moving a body part away from the body
    • A. 

      A. rotation

    • B. 

      B. abduction

    • C. 

      C. dorsiflexion

    • D. 

      D. pronation

  • 2. 
    The medical term for bending a body part is
    • A. 

      A. dorsiflexion

    • B. 

      B. external rotation

    • C. 

      C. flexion

    • D. 

      D. range of motion

  • 3. 
    The medical term for turning the palm backward is
    • A. 

      A. pronation

    • B. 

      B. adduction

    • C. 

      C. external rotation

    • D. 

      D. supination

  • 4. 
    The medical term bending backward is
    • A. 

      A. contracture

    • B. 

      B. dorsiflexion

    • C. 

      C. hyperextension

    • D. 

      D. extension

  • 5. 
    The medical term for moving a body part toward the midline of the body
    • A. 

      A. flexion

    • B. 

      B, abduction

    • C. 

      C. adduction

    • D. 

      D. contracture

  • 6. 
    The medical term for moving a body part toward the midline of the body
    • A. 

      A. flexion

    • B. 

      B, abduction

    • C. 

      C. adduction

    • D. 

      D. contracture

  • 7. 
    The medical term for the abnormal shortening of a muscle is
    • A. 

      A. adduction

    • B. 

      B. extension

    • C. 

      C. contracture

    • D. 

      D. flexion

  • 8. 
    The abbreviation for laboratory is
    • A. 

      A. lab

    • B. 

      B. L

    • C. 

      C. lbb

    • D. 

      D. lbt

  • 9. 
    The abbreviation for discontinue is
    • A. 

      A. DD

    • B. 

      B. D&C or D.&C.

    • C. 

      C. Dx

    • D. 

      D. d/c

  • 10. 
    The abbreviation for bedtime or hour of sleep is
    • A. 

      A. ht

    • B. 

      B. B.M or b.m

    • C. 

      C. hs

    • D. 

      BSC or bsc

  • 11. 
    The abbreviation for above or high
    • A. 

      A. hyper

    • B. 

      B. approx

    • C. 

      C. hypo

    • D. 

      D. HS or hs

  • 12. 
    The abbreviation for Papanicolaou smear is
    • A. 

      A. pap smear

    • B. 

      B. PS

    • C. 

      C. PPSM

    • D. 

      D. P smear

  • 13. 
    The abbreviation for hour is
    • A. 

      A. ht

    • B. 

      B. HS or hs

    • C. 

      C. ord

    • D. 

      D. hr or h

  • 14. 
    The abbreviation for cancer
    • A. 

      A. cc

    • B. 

      B.CCU

    • C. 

      C. CA

    • D. 

      D. C/O or c/o

  • 15. 
    The medical term for sugar in urine
    • A. 

      A. glucosuria

    • B. 

      B. ketone

    • C. 

      C. acetone

    • D. 

      D. catheter

  • 16. 
    The medical term for loss of appetite is
    • A. 

      A. dehydration

    • B. 

      B. edema

    • C. 

      C. anorexia

    • D. 

      D. nutrient

  • 17. 
    The medical term for tube feeding is
    • A. 

      A. IV

    • B. 

      B. gavage

    • C. 

      C. IVN

    • D. 

      D. esophageal intoduction

  • 18. 
    The common term for a decubitus ulcer; a pressure sore is
    • A. 

      A. blister

    • B. 

      B. pimple

    • C. 

      C. fever

    • D. 

      D. bed sore

  • 19. 
    The abbreviation for temperature, pulse, and respiration is
    • A. 

      A. temp

    • B. 

      B. TPR

    • C. 

      C. vtls

  • 20. 
    The word element phlebo means
    • A. 

      A. vein

    • B. 

      B. breathing

    • C. 

      C. air, lungs

    • D. 

      D. alongside of

  • 21. 
    The word element pneumo means
    • A. 

      A. disease

    • B. 

      B. air, lungs

    • C. 

      C. eye

    • D. 

      D. fear dread

  • 22. 
    The word element adeno means
    • A. 

      A. pain

    • B. 

      B. both

    • C. 

      C. gland

    • D. 

      D. anus

  • 23. 
    The word elements algia, algesia, refer to
    • A. 

      A. artery

    • B. 

      B. pain

    • C. 

      C against

    • D. 

      D. air

  • 24. 
    The word element cardiio means
    • A. 

      A. gall

    • B. 

      B. colon

    • C. 

      C. heart

    • D. 

      D. cut

  • 25. 
    The word element ectomy means
    • A. 

      A. air

    • B. 

      B. outer, on the outside

    • C. 

      C. surgical removal

    • D. 

      D. cartilage

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