Can You Pass A Basic Medical Terminology Quiz

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Can You Pass A Basic Medical Terminology Quiz

Whether it’s your main aspiration to pursue a career in which you get to save lives on a daily basis, or you’re simply trying to brush up your knowledge on some of the basics when it comes to health care, this quiz aims to boost your understanding of some of the most fundamental medical terminology out there. Reckon you know all of it already? Take this quiz and we’ll find out for sure.


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  • 1. 
    Duodenum
    • A. 

      First part of the small intestin

    • B. 

      Second park of large intestin

    • C. 

      First part of large intestin

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      V shaped portion of the large bowel

    • B. 

      First part of colon

    • C. 

      S- shaped portion of the large bowel

  • 3. 
    Laparoscopy
    • A. 

      Visual examination of the brain

    • B. 

      Visual examination of the liver

    • C. 

      Visual examination of the abdomen

  • 4. 
    Ascites
    • A. 

      Abnormal condition of liver

    • B. 

      Abnormal accumulation of fluid in the abdomen

    • C. 

      Condition of the brain

  • 5. 
    Ileum
    • A. 

      First part of the large intestine

    • B. 

      Third part of the small intestine

    • C. 

      Common bile duct

  • 6. 
    Jejunojejunostomy
    • A. 

      New opening between the liver

    • B. 

      Pertaining to the liver

    • C. 

      New opening between two parts of the jejunum

  • 7. 
    Peritonitis
    • A. 

      Inflammation of the membrane around the abdomen

    • B. 

      Inflammation of the stomach

    • C. 

      Inflammation of the jejuno

  • 8. 
    Paracentesis
    • A. 

      Surgical puncture to remove fluid from the abdomen

    • B. 

      Surgical puncture to remove fluid from the liver

    • C. 

      Surgical puncture to remove fluid

  • 9. 
    Colectomy
    • A. 

      Removal of the liver

    • B. 

      Removal of the colon

    • C. 

      Removal of the nerv endings

  • 10. 
    Colon
    • A. 

      Small intestin

    • B. 

      Small tub connected to the brain

    • C. 

      Large intestine

  • 11. 
    Colostomy
    • A. 

      Small bag to remove liver fluid

    • B. 

      New opening from the large bowel to the surface of the body

    • C. 

      Small opening from the small bowel to the surface of the body

  • 12. 
    Ileitis
    • A. 

      Inflammation of the skin

    • B. 

      Inflammation of the third part of the small intestine

    • C. 

      Inflammation of the first part of the large instestine

  • 13. 
    Jejunum
    • A. 

      Second part of the small intestine

    • B. 

      First part of the small intestine

    • C. 

      Third part of the large intestine

  • 14. 
    Pyloric stenosis
    • A. 

      Largening of the opening between the liver and the stomach

    • B. 

      Narrowing of the opening between the stomach and intestine

    • C. 

      Brain tumor

  • 15. 
    Enterocolitis
    • A. 

      Inflammation of the small and large intestine

    • B. 

      Inflammation of the liver

    • C. 

      Inflammation of the brain

  • 16. 
    Colonitis
    • A. 

      Inflammation of the common bile duct

    • B. 

      Inflammation of the large intestine

    • C. 

      Inflammation of the mouth

  • 17. 
    Diverticula
    • A. 

      Abnormal condition of the colon

    • B. 

      Abnormal side pockets in a hollow organ, such as the intestine

    • C. 

      Abnormal obstuction of the common bile duct

  • 18. 
    Gingitis
    • A. 

      Inflammation of the mouth

    • B. 

      Inflammation of the gums

    • C. 

      Inflammation of the liver

  • 19. 
    Stomaitis
    • A. 

      Inflammation of the mouth

    • B. 

      Inflammation of the gums

    • C. 

      Inflammation of the lips

  • 20. 
    Buccal
    • A. 

      Pertaining to the mouth

    • B. 

      Pertaining to the cheek

    • C. 

      Pertaining to the gums

  • 21. 
    Periodontist
    • A. 

      Specialist in gums

    • B. 

      Specialist in teeth

    • C. 

      Specialist in lips

  • 22. 
    Palatoplasty
    • A. 

      Surgical repair of the roof of the mouth

    • B. 

      Surgical repair of the lips

    • C. 

      Surgical repair of the inner dermis

  • 23. 
    Cheilosis
    • A. 

      Abnormal conditon of the gums

    • B. 

      Abnormal condition of the lip

    • C. 

      Abnormal formation of the leg

  • 24. 
    Periodontal membrane
    • A. 

      Tissue surrounding the liver

    • B. 

      Tissue surrounding the tooth

    • C. 

      Abnormal condition of the skin

  • 25. 
    Choledochojejunostomy
    • A. 

      New opening between the lips and mouth

    • B. 

      New opening between the common bile duck and the jejunum

    • C. 

      New opening between the liver and the colon

  • 26. 
    Hematochezia
    • A. 

      Abnormal condtion of the blood

    • B. 

      Bright, fresh red blood in stool

    • C. 

      Blood in the brain

  • 27. 
    Steatorrhea
    • A. 

      Discharge of fat in the feces

    • B. 

      Feces in the stool

    • C. 

      Feces in the common bile duct

  • 28. 
    Amylase
    • A. 

      Enzymes in the liver

    • B. 

      Enzyme to digest starch

    • C. 

      Inflammation of the common bile duct

  • 29. 
    Dyspepsia
    • A. 

      Easy flow

    • B. 

      Difficult digestion

    • C. 

      Hard to swollow

  • 30. 
    Lipase
    • A. 

      An enzyme that digests fat

    • B. 

      Inflammtion of the liver

    • C. 

      Fats are improperly digested and appear in feces

  • 31. 
    Peristalsis
    • A. 

      Muscular wave like movement to transport food through the digestive system

    • B. 

      High blood levels of pigment released by the liver with bile

    • C. 

      Abnormal condition of the brain

  • 32. 
    Hyperbilirubinemia
    • A. 

      Small sac under the liver, sores bile

    • B. 

      High blood levels of pigment released by the liver with bile

    • C. 

      High blood pressure

  • 33. 
    Gallbladder
    • A. 

      Small sac under the liver, stores bile

    • B. 

      Incision of the common bile duct

    • C. 

      Pain of the nerves

  • 34. 
    Choledochotomy
    • A. 

      Stone in a salivary gland

    • B. 

      Inflammion of the colon

    • C. 

      Incision of the common bile duct

  • 35. 
    Pharthx
    • A. 

      Throat

    • B. 

      Liver

    • C. 

      Voice box

  • 36. 
    Sialadenolithiasis
    • A. 

      Incision of the common bile duct

    • B. 

      Stone in a salivary gland

    • C. 

      Stone in the gallbladder

  • 37. 
    Sphincter
    • A. 

      Ring of muscles

    • B. 

      In your mouth

    • C. 

      Pertaining to the gallbladder

  • 38. 
    Celiac
    • A. 

      Pertaining to the lower back

    • B. 

      Pertaining to the abdomen

    • C. 

      Pertaining to the cheek

  • 39. 
    Sialadenitis
    • A. 

      Inflammation of the gallbladder

    • B. 

      Inflammation of the salivary gland

    • C. 

      Inflammation of the liver

  • 40. 
    • A. 

      Inflammation of the liver

    • B. 

      Inflammaion of the salivinary gland

    • C. 

      Inflammation of the colon

  • 41. 
    Pancreatitis
    • A. 

      Inflammation of the colon

    • B. 

      Inflammation of the pancreas

    • C. 

      Inflammation of the gums

  • 42. 
    • A. 

      Distruction

    • B. 

      Disfiguration

    • C. 

      Damaged

  • 43. 
    Splenorrhagia
    • A. 

      Bursting forth of blood from the spleen

    • B. 

      Bursting forth of blood from the liver

    • C. 

      Bursting forth of blood from the abdomen

  • 44. 
    Lymphangiectasis
    • A. 

      Inflammation of the liver

    • B. 

      Dilation of a lymph vessel

    • C. 

      Damaged blood vessels

  • 45. 
    Suture
    • A. 

      Rrhaphy

    • B. 

      Rhapy

    • C. 

      Rrrrhapy

  • 46. 
    Menorrhagia
    • A. 

      Fats are improperly digested and appear in feces

    • B. 

      Muscular wave-like movement to transport food through the digestive system

    • C. 

      Heavy menstral dscharge

  • 47. 
    Esophageal atresia
    • A. 

      Congenital lack of continuity of the esophagus

    • B. 

      Difficult digestion

    • C. 

      Bright, fresh red blood in stool

  • 48. 
    Stomosis
    • A. 

      An enzyme that digests fat

    • B. 

      New connections between two previously unconnected tubs

    • C. 

      Enzyme to digest starch

  • 49. 
    Peptic ulcer
    • A. 

      First part of the small intestine

    • B. 

      Sore or lesion of the mucous membrane in the stomach or duodenum

    • C. 

      Spitting up blood from the respiratory tract and lungs

  • 50. 
    Hepatitis
    • A. 

      Inflammation of the lungs

    • B. 

      Dilation of a lymph vessel

    • C. 

      Inflammation of the liver caused by type a, b, or c

  • 51. 
    Hepatomegaly
    • A. 

      Enlargement of the liver

    • B. 

      Bursting forth of blood from the spleen

    • C. 

      Inflammation of the pancreaus

  • 52. 
    Etiology
    • A. 

      Inflammation of a salivary gland

    • B. 

      Study of the cause

    • C. 

      Inflammation of the liver

  • 53. 
    Esophagus
    • A. 

      Ring of muscles

    • B. 

      Tube connecting the throat to the stomach

    • C. 

      Pertaining to the abdomen

  • 54. 
    Pancreaus
    • A. 

      Small sac under the liver, stores bile

    • B. 

      Stone in a salivary gland

    • C. 

      Organ under the stomach produces insulin

  • 55. 
    Dysphagia
    • A. 

      Difficult swallowing

    • B. 

      Diffcult chewing

    • C. 

      Hard to see

  • 56. 
    Duodenum
    • A. 

      First part of the small intestine

    • B. 

      Second part of the small intestine

    • C. 

      First part of the large intestine