Quiz: Only A Doctor Will Know The Meaning Of These Medical Terms. Do You?

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 Aug 24, 2018

1 of 18Choose Your Answer:

If a word begins with the prefix hyper, it means:
Above normal
Below normal
Average

2 of 18Choose Your Answer:

A gastroenterologist's specialty is what?
Stomach and intestines
Bones
Heart

3 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What is the more common term for the patella?
Kneecap
Thumb
Elbow

4 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What is a a severe form of allergic reaction known as?
Anaphylaxis
Hayfever
Sinusitis

5 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What is varicella zoster virus?
Mumps
Measles
Chickenpox

6 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Who would use Novocaine?
Podiatrist
Dentist
Allergist

7 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What is the chief symptom of the visual disorder known as diplopia?
Double vision
Glaucoma
Cataracts

8 of 18Choose Your Answer:

In which organ in the females' reproductive system does fertilization take place?
Ovaries
Fallopian Tubes
Cervix

9 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What does the term pharyngitis mean?
Earache
Eye strain
Sore throat

10 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Why do hot peppers make your nose run?
You are allergic
They contain capsaicin
They are poisonous

11 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What causes you to sleep and wake at about the same time every day?
Your circadian rhythm
Your glucose level
Your metabolism

12 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What disease is spread by ticks?
Lyme disease
Typhoid
Cancer

13 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Scurvy is caused by the deficiency of what vitamin?
C
A
D

14 of 18Choose Your Answer:

The medical term for premature aging is what?
Progeria
Diabetes
Pancreatitis

15 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Which of these is a skull bone?
Patellar
Femur
Occipital

16 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What is a clavicle also known as?
Tailbone
Collarbone
Breastbone

17 of 18Choose Your Answer:

This disease is also known as the "kissing" disease. What is its medical name?
Mononucleosis
Strep throat
Pneumonia

18 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What is the meaning of the term myopia?
Astigmatism
Nearsightedness
Farsightedness
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