Medical Terminology Quiz 1

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Terminology Quiz using prefixes, suffixed and word roots


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  • 1. 
    1.  Intercostal
    • A. 

      Between the shoulders

    • B. 

      Between the ribs

    • C. 

      Between the fingers

  • 2. 
    2.  Dorsalcephalic
    • A. 

      Toward the front of the head

    • B. 

      Toward the back of the stomach

    • C. 

      Toward the back of the head

  • 3. 
    3.  Taxocardium
    • A. 

      Pertaining to fixation of the heart

    • B. 

      Pertaining to removal of the heart

    • C. 

      Pertaining to removal of the muscle

  • 4. 
    4. Myocardial
    • A. 

      Pertaining to the heart beat

    • B. 

      Pertaining to the heart muscle

    • C. 

      Pertaining to the kidney muscle

  • 5. 
    5.  Osteomalacia
    • A. 

      Pertaining to softening of the bone

    • B. 

      Pertaining to hardening of the joint

    • C. 

      Pertaining to softening of the tissue

  • 6. 
    6.  Hypoglycemia
    • A. 

      Pertaining to abnormal bloodsugar

    • B. 

      Pertaining to low bloodsugar

    • C. 

      Pertaining to high bloodsugar

  • 7. 
    7.  Erythrocytopenia
    • A. 

      Pertaining to few red blood cells

    • B. 

      Pertaining to few blue blood cells

    • C. 

      Pertaining to few yellow blood cells

  • 8. 
    8.  Carcinogenic
    • A. 

      Pertaining to producing toxic cells

    • B. 

      Pertaining to producing toxic cancer cells

    • C. 

      Pertaining to producing cancer cells

  • 9. 
    9.  Neuralgia
    • A. 

      Pertaining to pain of the nose

    • B. 

      Pertaining to pain of the nerves

    • C. 

      Pertaining to pain of the kidneys

  • 10. 
    10.  Encephalograph
    • A. 

      Recording from within the head/skull

    • B. 

      Recording from within the heart

    • C. 

      Recording from within the lungs

  • 11. 
    11.  Appendectomy
    • A. 

      Removal of the thyroid

    • B. 

      Removal of the appendix

    • C. 

      Removal of the colon

  • 12. 
    12.  Laparoscopic
    • A. 

      Pertaining to seeing the femoral

    • B. 

      Pertaining to seeing the back

    • C. 

      Pertaining to seeing the abdomen

  • 13. 
    13.  Retropneumatic
    • A. 

      Pertaining to behind the heart

    • B. 

      Pertaining to behind the lung

    • C. 

      Pertaining to behind the brain

  • 14. 
    14.  Ateriosclerosis
    • A. 

      Pertaining to hardening of the anterior

    • B. 

      Pertaining to hardening of the venoules

    • C. 

      Pertaining to hardening of the arteries

  • 15. 
    15.  Sclerodermic
    • A. 

      Pertaining to hardening of the skin

    • B. 

      Pertaining to hardening of epiderm

    • C. 

      Pertaining to hardening of the outer keratin layer

  • 16. 
    16.  Dysphagia
    • A. 

      Pertaining to difficulty waking

    • B. 

      Pertaining to difficulty listening

    • C. 

      Pertaining to difficulty swallowing

  • 17. 
    17.  Nephrolithiasis
    • A. 

      Pertaining to stones in the liver

    • B. 

      Pertaining to stones in the kidney

    • C. 

      Pertaining to stones in the pyloric sphincter

  • 18. 
    18.  Gastroenteritis
    • A. 

      Inflammation of the stomach and intestines

    • B. 

      Inflammation of the large intestines

    • C. 

      Inflammation of the stomach and pancreas

  • 19. 
    19.  Tachycardia
    • A. 

      Pertaining to a slow heart

    • B. 

      Pertaining to a abnormal heart

    • C. 

      Pertaining to a fast heart

  • 20. 
    20.  Neonatal
    • A. 

      Pertaining to a new incision

    • B. 

      Pertaining to an after incision

    • C. 

      Pertaining to a new birth

  • 21. 
    21.  Dermocyanosis
    • A. 

      Pertaining to a condition of yellow skin

    • B. 

      Pertaining to a condition of blue skin

    • C. 

      Pertaining to a condition of black skin

  • 22. 
    • A. 

      Pertaining to an inflammation of the urethra and bladder

    • B. 

      Pertaining to an inflammation of the kidney and bladder

    • C. 

      Pertaining to an inflammation of the ureters and bladder

  • 23. 
    23.  Mastitis
    • A. 

      Inflammation of breast tissue

    • B. 

      Inflammation of chest tissue

    • C. 

      Inflammation of lung tissue

  • 24. 
    24.  Antipyretic
    • A. 

      Pertaining to against pus

    • B. 

      Pertaining to against life and fire

    • C. 

      Pertaining to against fever, fire and heat

  • 25. 
    25.  Postepileptic
    • A. 

      Pertaining to after a headache

    • B. 

      Pertaining to before and after a seizure

    • C. 

      Pertaining to after a seizure