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1 Your Unintelligible Lab Results
My last blood test results meant little to me because most were abbreviations followed numbers, with no translations. After consulting several medical sources, I developed this quiz.
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2 What - Ectomy?
"Ectomy" is a suffix meaning the removal of a body part. The word that precedes it indicates which part. What has been removed in these 10 surgical procedures?
10 Q
Mar 13 09
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3 Medical Terminology for Malingerers
No malingerer can get along without some impressive medical terms in his/her vocabulary. Just make sure the boss doesn't know what they really mean!
10 Q
Aug 26 03
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4 Medical Terminology for Malingerers 2
The further medical misadventures of the master malingerer, Bruce Bludger (by request).
10 Q
Sep 03 03
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5 Medical Meanings: Names of Diseases
Have you ever wondered "Why did they call it THAT?"? Here's your chance to find out about the meanings behind the names of some common diseases.
10 Q
Jan 15 05
15876 plays
6 Medical Terminology II
Here is Part 2 of the first medical terminology quiz.
20 Q
Jul 04 01
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7 What's The Real Diagnosis?
For each of these items I'll briefly outline a situation and give the diagnostic acronym. Choose the correct medical diagnosis.
10 Q
Jan 06 11
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8 Eponyms in Medical Terminology
Eponyms are words or phrases formed from, or including, the names of people and places.
10 Q
Oct 26 03
9531 plays
9 Can You Read A Doctor's Script?
I will give you different abbreviations that a physician in the US might put on your prescription to be read by your pharmacist. See how many of these abbreviations you know.
15 Q
Jan 05 02
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10 Basic Medical Terminology I
Here is a pretty easy quiz on basic medical terminology. Good luck!
20 Q
Jul 01 01
27276 plays
11 Medical Test Abbreviations and Acronyms
As a nurse, I come across many different abbreviations and acronyms each day. This quiz is about commonly ordered tests. I hope you enjoy this quiz and learn something you didn't know before. Have fun and good luck.
10 Q
Feb 12 08
10731 plays
12 Spare Me Your Medical Mumbo Jumbo!
To the lay person, the language of the medical profession is often hard to pronounce, and very confusing. Let's see if that can be remedied! References are included to further enhance your knowledge.
10 Q
Apr 10 06
7551 plays
13 Medical Terminology
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!
10 Q
Jan 02 03
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14 The Moon's a Balloon
Call the moon a balloon, we'll know what you mean. Still, it has a scientific name. Choose the correct medical term for these common scenarios. The quiz is good practice for someone learning medical terms, but likely tough for a novice.
10 Q
Jul 02 13
798 plays
15 Medical Terms for Childhood Conditions
It always helps to know what the doctor is talking about. UK spelling.
10 Q
Nov 10 10
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16 Medical Terminology
Ever wonder what your doctor is talking about? This should help.
10 Q
Feb 19 00
31065 plays
17 What Does All of this 'Medical Terminology' Mean?
This quiz is all about medical words; their meanings, and their different parts. Enjoy!
10 Q
May 23 04
10092 plays
18 How Well Do You Know Your Medical Terms?
Take a quiz on ten not-so-common medical terms. Guess what terms 'normal people' use for each of the following medical terms.
10 Q
Feb 17 00
8088 plays
19 Medical suffixes and their meanings
These are Greek and Latin suffixes. An example of each will be given in the interesting info.
15 Q
Oct 15 06
8793 plays
20 Take this Quiz PRN
I am a nursing student, so for any of you nurses out there this should be a breeze!
10 Q
Feb 13 13
1074 plays
21 When the Doctor Says....III
When the doctor says a certain phrase, what is he talking about? Number three of the series.
10 Q
Apr 12 09
3606 plays
22 Your What Hurts?
My friend Budhu was coming down the stairs and tripped, hitting many body parts on the way down. He was given 10 diagnoses in the Emergency Department. See if you can deduce where he was injured.
10 Q
Feb 17 10
2076 plays
23 Medical Eponyms
Multiple choice quiz on a variety of medical eponyms.
15 Q
Feb 15 01
10527 plays
24 Doctor Who?
There are many specialties for doctors; how well do you know them?
10 Q
Dec 10 11
2184 plays
25 That's What The Dentist Said.....
Ever have an idea about what it is the dentist is actually saying to you? This quiz may help boost your dental IQ. Written by an actual dentist.
10 Q
Mar 25 03
5025 plays
26 Derogatory Medicine
The haughty history of medicine is reflected in some of the derogatory terms that persist in today's medical lexicon. How many of these terms are you familiar with, and can you spot the real terms from amongst the contrived ones?
10 Q
Jul 20 04
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27 When the Doctor Says.....IV
Doctors use jargon for a variety of reasons. Sometimes the terms are shortcuts, sometimes disguised terms to prevent lay people from understanding, and sometimes they learned it that way. How many can you decipher?
10 Q
Jun 20 09
2511 plays
28 A Glance through a Medical Lexicon
Medical words can be bizarre and crazily polysyllabic. Do you know anything about the following words?
10 Q
Dec 10 07
2496 plays
29 Medical Prefixes, Suffixes and Medical Terms
Recently my 16 year old daughter had to take a quiz for her nursing program at school. It involved prefixes, suffixes and terms in her MedPro class. This is not for the faint of heart! Good Luck!
10 Q
Sep 26 14
987 plays
30 When the Doctor Says ... II
Part II of what does the doctor mean when he says something.
10 Q
Feb 19 04
6714 plays
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