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There are 40 quizzes and 430 trivia questions in this category.
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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?
Easy (10 qns)
Mar 13 09
20055 plays
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!
Average (10 qns)
Aug 26 03
23424 plays
Medical Terminology for Malingerers 2

The further medical misadventures of the master malingerer, Bruce Bludger (by request).
Tough (10 qns)
Sep 03 03
13410 plays
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.
Tough (10 qns)
Jan 15 05
16407 plays
Medical Terminology II

Here is Part 2 of the first medical terminology quiz.
Average (20 qns)
Jul 04 01
26394 plays
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.
Average (10 qns)
Jan 06 11
7452 plays
Eponyms in Medical Terminology

Eponyms are words or phrases formed from, or including, the names of people and places.
Difficult (10 qns)
Oct 26 03
9921 plays
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.
Average (15 qns)
Jan 05 02
20529 plays
Basic Medical Terminology I

Here is a pretty easy quiz on basic medical terminology. Good luck!
Average (20 qns)
Jul 01 01
28194 plays
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.
Average (10 qns)
Feb 12 08
11313 plays
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.
Tough (10 qns)
Apr 10 06
7737 plays
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!
Average (10 qns)
Jan 02 03
25035 plays
Medical Terminology

Ever wonder what your doctor is talking about? This should help.
Average (10 qns)
Feb 19 00
32592 plays
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.
Average (10 qns)
Jul 02 13
927 plays
Medical Terms for Childhood Conditions

It always helps to know what the doctor is talking about. UK spelling.
Average (10 qns)
Nov 10 10
3267 plays
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.
Tough (10 qns)
Feb 17 00
8748 plays
Medical Abbreviations

In the medical field, abbreviations are used to simplify the physician ordering process and clinical documentation. This adds a little more time to the medical worker's busy day. It also saves space on prescription bottles and progress notes.
Easy (10 qns)
Jun 21 16
858 plays
What Does All of this 'Medical Terminology' Mean?

This quiz is all about medical words; their meanings, and their different parts. Enjoy!
Average (10 qns)
May 23 04
10605 plays
Medical suffixes and their meanings

These are Greek and Latin suffixes. An example of each will be given in the interesting info.
Average (15 qns)
Oct 15 06
9105 plays
When the Doctor Says....III

When the doctor says a certain phrase, what is he talking about? Number three of the series.
Tough (10 qns)
Apr 12 09
3774 plays
Medical Eponyms

Multiple choice quiz on a variety of medical eponyms.
Tough (15 qns)
Feb 15 01
10767 plays
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.
Average (10 qns)
Mar 25 03
5148 plays
Doctor Who?

There are many specialties for doctors; how well do you know them?
Average (10 qns)
Dec 10 11
2358 plays
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?
Difficult (10 qns)
Jun 20 09
2640 plays
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?
Difficult (10 qns)
Jul 20 04
6234 plays
Take this Quiz PRN

I am a nursing student, so for any of you nurses out there this should be a breeze!
Average (10 qns)
Feb 13 13
1299 plays
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.
Average (10 qns)
Feb 17 10
2397 plays
A Glance through a Medical Lexicon

Medical words can be bizarre and crazily polysyllabic. Do you know anything about the following words?
Average (10 qns)
Dec 10 07
2658 plays
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!
Average (10 qns)
Sep 26 14
1377 plays
Medical Terminology

This is a short quiz about medical terminology. Good Luck!
Tough (10 qns)
Jan 08 03
16098 plays
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