Medical Terminology Test Quiz

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The root words, suffixes, and prefixes of medical terms. Their meaning when put together.


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  • 1. 
    Tachyphagia means
    • A. 

      Fast talking

    • B. 

      Slow speech

    • C. 

      Fast eating or swallowing

    • D. 

      Slow movement

  • 2. 
    What is arthritis?
  • 3. 
     The 1st part of the large intestine is  the                        ?
    • A. 

      Carcus

    • B. 

      Opening

    • C. 

      Door

    • D. 

      Cecum

    • E. 

      Douden

  • 4. 
    Suturing of the tongue is
    • A. 

      Glossorrhaphy

    • B. 

      Glossodynia

    • C. 

      Stomatorrhaphy

    • D. 

      Tongue stitches

  • 5. 
    Enterocele is a herniation of the                                    (2 words)
    • A. 

      Right rib

    • B. 

      Large intestine

    • C. 

      Small intestine

    • D. 

      Umbilical region

    • E. 

      Lower stomach

  • 6. 
    The prefix chrom/o means
  • 7. 
    The suffix -itis means
    • A. 

      Swelling

    • B. 

      Pain

    • C. 

      Inflammation

    • D. 

      Contagious

    • E. 

      Joined

  • 8. 
    What is the suffix for poison
    • A. 

      -ic

    • B. 

      -tox

    • C. 

      -unable

    • D. 

      -mal

    • E. 

      -cele