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What we have here is a Medical Terminology Trivia Quiz on Prefix and Suffix of Medical Terms! It is perfect for helping you see if you know the words use in a medical setting and what they represent. Do give it a shot and get keep an eye out for more quizzes like it to learn more words. Good luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

     The 1st part of the large intestine is  the                        ?

    • A.

      Carcus

    • B.

      Opening

    • C.

      Door

    • D.

      Cecum

    • E.

      Douden

    Correct Answer
    D. Cecum
    Explanation
    The correct answer is cecum. The cecum is the first part of the large intestine, located in the lower right side of the abdomen. It is a pouch-like structure that connects the small intestine to the colon. The cecum plays a role in the absorption of fluids and salts, as well as the fermentation of indigestible materials by bacteria.

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  • 2. 

    Suturing of the tongue is

    • A.

      Glossorrhaphy

    • B.

      Glossodynia

    • C.

      Stomatorrhaphy

    • D.

      Tongue stitches

    Correct Answer
    A. Glossorrhaphy
    Explanation
    Glossorrhaphy is the correct answer because it refers to the surgical procedure of suturing or stitching the tongue. It is commonly performed to repair a laceration or injury to the tongue. The term "glossorrhaphy" is derived from the Greek words "glossa" meaning tongue and "rhaphy" meaning suturing. This procedure is typically done under local anesthesia and aims to restore the normal function and appearance of the tongue.

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  • 3. 

    Hyperplasia is over development of a tissue or an                   ?

    Correct Answer
    organ
    Explanation
    Hyperplasia refers to the excessive growth or development of cells in a tissue or organ. It can result in the enlargement of the affected organ, leading to an increase in its size and mass. This abnormal growth can be caused by various factors such as hormonal imbalances, chronic inflammation, or certain genetic conditions. Therefore, the correct answer is organ.

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  • 4. 

    The root word derma means

    Correct Answer
    skin
    Explanation
    The word "derma" is derived from the Greek word "derma" which means "skin". This can be seen in various medical terms such as dermatology (the study of skin) and epidermis (the outer layer of the skin). Therefore, "skin" is the correct answer as it accurately represents the meaning of the root word "derma".

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  • 5. 

    The suffix -itis means

    • A.

      Swelling

    • B.

      Pain

    • C.

      Inflammation

    • D.

      Contagious

    • E.

      Joined

    Correct Answer
    C. Inflammation
    Explanation
    The suffix -itis is commonly used in medical terminology to indicate inflammation. Inflammation refers to the body's natural response to injury or infection, characterized by redness, swelling, heat, and pain in the affected area. Therefore, the correct answer is "inflammation."

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  • 6. 

    Tetra-  means           ?

    Correct Answer
    4, four
    Explanation
    The prefix "tetra-" is derived from the Greek word "tetra," which means four. This prefix is commonly used in scientific terminology to indicate that something is related to or composed of four parts or units. Therefore, the correct answer is 4, four.

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  • 7. 

    Integration can be defined as 

    • A.

      Combining and coordinating separate elements

    • B.

      Organisation of teaching matter to inter relate disciplines

    • C.

      Unify subjects frequently taught separately

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "All of the above". Integration can be defined as combining and coordinating separate elements, organizing teaching matter to interrelate disciplines, and unifying subjects frequently taught separately. This means that integration involves bringing together different elements or subjects to create a cohesive and interconnected whole.

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  • 8. 

    Dyspepsia is difficulty in swallowing.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Dyspepsia is a medical term that refers to a condition characterized by recurring or persistent pain and discomfort in the upper abdomen. It is commonly associated with symptoms such as bloating, nausea, and a feeling of fullness after eating. Difficulty in swallowing is not a symptom of dyspepsia, but rather a separate condition known as dysphagia. Therefore, the statement "Dyspepsia is difficulty in swallowing" is false.

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  • 9. 

    Osteomalacia is                   of the bone

    Correct Answer
    softening
    Explanation
    Osteomalacia is a condition characterized by the softening of the bone. This condition occurs when there is a deficiency in vitamin D or calcium, leading to a decrease in bone mineralization. As a result, the bones become weak and prone to fractures. Softening of the bone is a key feature of osteomalacia, indicating the abnormality in bone structure caused by the deficiency.

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  • 10. 

    Hematemesis means,

    Correct Answer
    vomiting blood, puking blood, throwing up blood , bloody vomit, vomiting of blood, Blood in vomit
    Explanation
    Hematemesis is a medical term that refers to the act of vomiting blood. It can also be described as puking blood, throwing up blood, bloody vomit, vomiting of blood, or the presence of blood in vomit.

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  • 11. 

    Enterocele is a herniation of the                                    (2 words)

    • A.

      Right rib

    • B.

      Diaphragm crus

    • C.

      Small intestine

    • D.

      Umbilical region

    • E.

      Lower stomach

    Correct Answer
    C. Small intestine
    Explanation
    Enterocele refers to the herniation of the small intestine.

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  • 12. 

    The prefix chrom/o means

    Correct Answer
    color, colour
    Explanation
    The prefix "chrom/o" is derived from the Greek word "chroma" which means color or pigment. It is commonly used in medical terminology to refer to color-related concepts or conditions. For example, "chromatography" is a technique used to separate and analyze different colors or pigments in a substance. Therefore, the correct answer is color, colour.

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  • 13. 

    Ante mortem means

    • A.

      Before death

    • B.

      Punishment for theft

    • C.

      Suppression of facts

    • D.

      Hostile witness

    • E.

      After death

    Correct Answer
    A. Before death
    Explanation
    Ante mortem is a Latin term that translates to "before death." It is commonly used in medical and forensic contexts to refer to events or conditions that occurred prior to a person's death. This term is important in determining the cause and circumstances surrounding a person's death, as it helps establish the timeline of events leading up to their demise.

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  • 14. 

    Gastrectomy Is Removal of__________

    • A.

      Duodenum

    • B.

      Pancreas

    • C.

      Spleen

    • D.

      Stomach

    Correct Answer
    D. Stomach
    Explanation
    Gastrectomy is a surgical procedure that involves the removal of the stomach. This procedure is usually performed to treat conditions such as stomach cancer or severe ulcers that do not respond to other treatments. During a gastrectomy, the stomach is completely or partially removed, depending on the extent of the disease. The remaining part of the digestive system is then reconnected to allow for the normal passage of food. Removing the stomach can have significant effects on a person's digestion and eating habits, and it may require dietary adjustments and lifestyle changes post-surgery.

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  • 15. 

    Which one do you like?

    • A.

      Option 1

    • B.

      Option 2

    • C.

      Option 3

    • D.

      Option 4

    Correct Answer
    A. Option 1
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