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Medical Terminology Knowledge Screening

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

 

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