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Medical Terms for Childhood Conditions

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Medical Terms for Childhood Conditions game quiz
"It always helps to know what the doctor is talking about. UK spelling."

15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit  



1. Your child is sent home from school with a note from the nurse to say that he has epistaxis. What is this?
    Fainting
    Nosebleeding
    Hiccups
    Vomiting


2. You know your child has German measles. What name will the doctor use for this condition?
    Rubella
    Varicella
    Rubeola
    Sepsis


3. If your child had measles what is the medical term for this?
    Emphysema
    Rubella
    Rubeola
    Pertussis


4. The doctor says that your child has varicella. What is this?
    Shingles
    Hiccups
    Measles
    Chickenpox


5. What is the medical term for whooping cough?
    Bronchitis
    Pertussis
    Croup
    Bronchiectasis


6. Parotitis is a very painful complaint. What do we know it as?
    Ingrown toenail
    Scarlet Fever
    Mumps
    Diarrhoea


7. Nail-biting is quite common but what will the doctor call it?
    Oedema
    Onychophagia
    Onychogryphosis
    Myopia


8. This is not such a common disorder but what is tricophagia?
    Eating one's hair
    Excessive hair growth
    Pulling out one's hair
    Excessive hair loss


9. What is bruxism?
    Burping
    Sunburn
    Buck teeth
    Teeth-grinding


10. Sleepwalking is quite common but what is its medical name?
    Somnambulism
    Sleep apnoea
    Narcolepsy
    Somniphobia


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Compiled Jun 28 12