Can You Ace A Basic Medical Terminology Quiz?

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Can You Ace A Basic Medical Terminology Quiz?
Surely you have heard medical terms, whether they are diseases or medicines. Some of them are familiar, but others are more obscure. Can you guess what the following medical terms mean? Our test will check your knowledge!

If your prescribing doctor wishes you to take the medicine after a meal they will write what on your script?

af

din

am

pc

When your doctor writes ung on a prescription what will you receive?

Gel-Caps

Suppository

Inhaler

Ointment

What is varicella?

Chicken Pox

Mumps

Measles

Cough

What is being described by the term cerumen?

Stuffy Nose

Sweat

Watery Eyes

Earwax

What condition best describes alopecia?

Baldness

Freckles

Sunburn

Warts

Which word most closely resembles ecchymosis?

Canker Sore

Bruise

Boil

Wart

This term is used to describe an abnormal alignment of the eyes.

Presbyopia

Astigmatism

Perioculism

Strabismus

What term is used to describe a condition that sees enlargement of the thyroid gland?

Thyropexy

Thyroidopathy

Thyroidectomy

Thyromegaly

What medical term is used to describe excessive vomiting in a patient?

Hyperemesis

Agnosia

Hyperemia

Hyperarchi

What term is used to describe a lack of menstruation in women?

Hempathy

Menarche

Menopause

Amenorrhea

What term is most commonly used for something resembling bone?

Ostealgia

Osteoporo

Agnosia

Osseous

What is the term used my medical professionals when a person loses coordination or control of muscles?

Hyperemia

Ataxia

Menarche

Pyrexia

The umbrella term for a skin condition which causes general itching?

Pruritus

Ataxia

Scirrhous

Pyrexia

What is the term for measuring the concentration of a solution?

Aphonia

Scirrhous

Neurolysis

Titer

People who are unable or refusing to swallow suffer from this medical term.

Aphasia

Pruritus

Aphagia

Aphonia

What is the common term for people whom frequently urinate throughout the night?

Rhizotomy

Nocturia

Metorrhagia

Aphonia

What term is used when a medical professional visual inspects a blood vessel?

Epicardiogram

Angioscopy

Aortogram

Arteriogram

What is the term for the innermost part of the heart?

Endometrium

Extracardiac

Endocardium

Pericardium

This term is not used solely for the foot by rather the sole of the foot?

Distal

Palmar

Endo

Plantar

What is the medical term for an insatiable desire to not being able to stop eating?

Oligophrenia

Estomagomania

Phagomania

Micturition

What is the medical terminology for a nosebleed?

Micturition

Rhinorrhea

Rhinitis

Epistaxis

What word is used to describe a redness of the skin?

Ephelides

Erythema

Cyanosis

Jaundice

What term is used for the bluish discoloration of the skin?

Cystectomy

Cyanosis

Edema

Myringitis

Which of the following terms refers to a diseased heart muscle?

Cardiopathy

Cardiopexy

Cardiomyopathy

Myopathy

What term is used for extra painful menstruation?

Dyspareunia

Dysmenorrhea

Kyphosis

Suprapubic

What is the technical term for a headache?

Diaphysis

Eosinophil

Migraine

Cephalgia

While we’re likely to use red blood cell, a doctor would be more inclined to use what terminology to mean the same?

Lymphocyte

Erythrocyte

Titer

Leukocyte

The fungus Candida when it causes an infection is generally known by this term.

Rickets

Shingles

Lyme’s Disease

Thrush

What is the medical term assigned to a woman who has never been pregnant?

Virgin

Primipara

Primigravida

Nulligravida

What medical term is used to describe too much blood build up in the wrist or other joints?

Hemostasis

Hemocytolysis

Hemarthrosis

Hemadural

The bulging or protrusion of the eyeballs is reflected in this term.

Opti Growth

Exotropia

Exophthalmos

Ophthalmos

What is the word for the membranes which cover both the brain and the spinal cord?

Spinal Sheath

Meningitis

Meninges

Hematocrit

Which term is used to describe blood in the urine?

Prophylaxis

Hematuria

Myasteria

Uremia

What does the term ambulatory mean?

Unable to hear

Confused

Able to walk

Missing a leg

What is a contusion?

Serious Scrape

Muscle Contraction

Head Injury

Bruise

Which of the following best describes syncope?

Muscle Contraction

Fainting

Sleeping Well

Something Ambiguous

What word best describes a patient that is not breathing?

Emesis

Edema

Aphasic

Apnea

What is the term used to describe the removal of skin or the mucous membrane through friction?

Hematoma

Contusion

Abrasion

Bullae

What is the medical terminology for vomiting?

Aspirating

Emesis

Syncope

Arrhythmia

Edema is used to describe what condition no matter where it may occur?

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