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Medical Terminology Knowledge Screening

Medical Terminology Knowledge Screening

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

 

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