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Medical Terminology Knowledge Screening

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Define estrogen.
Define URI.
What is the medical term for a chemical substance that is secreted by an organ or gland?
Define lithotripsy.
Define cholelithiasis.
What is the medical term for an open lesion in the mucous membrane lining of the stomach?
Define UTI.
What is the role of an oncologist?
What is the medical term for the fibrous tissue that connects bone to bone?
Define cyanosis.
Define hepatitis.
Define testes.
What is arthritis?
What is the medical term for the presence of endometrial tissue outside of the uterus causing pain and discomfort?
Define episiotomy.
Define hydrocele.
Define a hypoglycemic.
Define tendonitis.
What is the name of the organ, which secretes insulin and pancreatic digestive juice?
What is the central nervous system?
What is the medical term for the mechanical process of removing waste products from the blood that are normally removed by the kidneys?
What is the medical term for a severe throbbing headache, accompanied by nausea, vomiting and visual disturbances?
Define larynx.
What is the medical term for the fluid that surrounds a fetus in the uterus?
What is an otolaryngologist?
What is the medical term for a chronic disease of insulin deficiency or resistance?
Define otitis media.
What is the sternum?
What is the medical term for sterilization by surgical cutting of the fallopian tubes?
Define malignant melanoma.
Which body system do the lymph nodes belong to?
The medical term for inflammation and pain along the sciatic nerve felt at the back of the thigh running down the inside of the leg.
Define diuretic.
Define rhinitis.
Define neurologist.
Define arteriosclerosis.
Name the endocrine gland that is located on the front of the neck.
Define bronchodilator.
Define sedative.
Define SIDS.
What is the role of platelets?
What is glaucoma?
On what part of the body do you find eczema?
Define placenta.
What is the medical term for the surgical removal of a breast?
What is the common term for clavicle?
Define anticoagulant.
What are the bones in the spinal column called?
What does AIDS stand for?
Define spina bifida.
Define effacement.
Define expectorant.
What is the medical term for injury to muscles from tension due to overuse or misuse?
What is impetigo?
What is renal failure?
What is cystitis?
Define cranium.
Where is the eustachian tube located?
Name the medical term for the progressive wasting away or weakening of a part, such as muscles.
Name the three types of cells in human blood.
Where is an inguinal hernia located?
Define vasectomy.
What is the medical term for irregular heartbeats with no rhythm?
What does GI stand for?
What is the medical term for an allergic reaction to a substance resulting in wheezing, shortness of breath and difficulty breathing?
What is an EKG?
Define ectopic pregnancy.
Define vasodilator.
Define testosterone.
What structure of the body does the aorta belong to?
Name the medical term for the muscle of the upper arm, which flexes the forearm.
Epilepsy is a disorder of which body system?
What are the three major therapies used in the treatment of cancer?
Define ureter.
Where are the adrenal glands located?
Define dysuria.
What is the medical term for an eye doctor?
What is a physician who specializes in the diseases and disorders of the skin called?
What is the medical term for an inflammatory disease of the follicles of the gland that mainly effects adolescents (teenagers)?
Describe a pap smear.
What is the medical term for the inflammation of the paranasal sinus cavities?
Define tympanic membrane.
Define varicose veins.
What is a hysterectomy?
What is a Cesarean section (C-section)?
Define scrotum.
Define atrophy.
What is a hamstring?
What is the medical term for the inflammation of the vocal cords?
What is the medical term for high blood pressure?
Define optometrist.
Define marrow.
What is a nasal polyp?
Define tachycardia.
What is the medical term for a condition resulting from a decrease in the amount of calcium stored in the bone?
Define sphincter.
Define colitis.
What is a common term for herpes simplex?
Define meninges.
What is the medical term for a skin infection caused by the itch mite?

 

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