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Medical Terminology

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Medical Terminology game quiz
"This is a basic quiz to test your knowledge of medical terms. Some of these you may have heard of, and some may be more obscure. Anyway, enough talk. Quiztime!"

15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit  

1. This word nephron refers to the major working tissues of which organ in the human body?
    gall bladder
    parathyroid gland

2. What is the Apgar Score concerned with?
    Spinal Cord Injuries
    Amount of active virus particles per deciliter of blood in AIDS patients
    Drug and Alcohol Screening
    Newborn infants

3. What is the more common name of the genetic disorder Trisomy 21?
    Klinefelter's Syndrome
    Adrenal Leukodystrophy
    Huntington's Chorea
    Down Syndrome

4. We've all heard the term E. coli before. What does the E stand for?

5. Conjunctivitis is better known as what common infection?
    Sinus Infection
    Cold Sore
    Ear Infection
    Pink Eye

6. What, in medical "lingo", is an MVA?
    Muscular-Vascular Assessments
    Multiple Volumetric Assessment
    Motor Vehicle Accident
    Measurement of Viable Airway

7. Here's another acronym question: What is a CVA?
    Cervical Vertebral Artery
    Coronary Ventricular Adduction
    Combined Vertical Assay
    Cerebro-vascular Accident

8. What is a hemorrhage?
    A bursting forth of blood
    A severe injury
    An overproduction of mucus
    Another word for vomiting

9. What kind of condition is Dracunculosis?
    Infection by a parasitic worm
    The belief that one suffers from Vampirism
    A form of Amoebic Dysentery
    An enlargement of Dracunk's Gland due to excessive intake of certain Fatty Acids

10. And now the last question. Let's make this an easy one. What is another name for Acetylsalicylic Acid?
    Vitamin C

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Compiled Nov 06 13