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?
Bones
Heart
Stomach and intestines

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?
Chickenpox
Measles
Mumps

6 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Who would use Novocaine?
Allergist
Dentist
Podiatrist

7 of 18Choose Your Answer:

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

8 of 18Choose Your Answer:

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

9 of 18Choose Your Answer:

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

10 of 18Choose Your Answer:

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

11 of 18Choose Your Answer:

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

12 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What disease is spread by ticks?
Cancer
Lyme disease
Typhoid

13 of 18Choose Your Answer:

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

14 of 18Choose Your Answer:

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

15 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Which of these is a skull bone?
Occipital
Femur
Patellar

16 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What is a clavicle also known as?
Breastbone
Tailbone
Collarbone

17 of 18Choose Your Answer:

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

18 of 18Choose Your Answer:

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