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

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 Aug 24, 2018
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Question: 1/18Choose Your Answer:


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

Question: 2/18Choose Your Answer:


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

Question: 3/18Choose Your Answer:


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

Question: 4/18Choose Your Answer:


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

Question: 5/18Choose Your Answer:


What is varicella zoster virus?
Mumps
Chickenpox
Measles

Question: 6/18Choose Your Answer:


Who would use Novocaine?
Allergist
Podiatrist
Dentist

Question: 7/18Choose Your Answer:


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

Question: 8/18Choose Your Answer:


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

Question: 9/18Choose Your Answer:


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

Question: 10/18Choose Your Answer:


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

Question: 11/18Choose Your Answer:


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

Question: 12/18Choose Your Answer:


What disease is spread by ticks?
Lyme disease
Cancer
Typhoid

Question: 13/18Choose Your Answer:


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

Question: 14/18Choose Your Answer:


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

Question: 15/18Choose Your Answer:


Which of these is a skull bone?
Patellar
Femur
Occipital

Question: 16/18Choose Your Answer:


What is a clavicle also known as?
Breastbone
Tailbone
Collarbone

Question: 17/18Choose Your Answer:


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

Question: 18/18Choose Your Answer:


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