Introduction to Medical Terminology - Quiz A
The medical term meaning the surgical removal of a joint is __________ (ARTHR/O means joint).
The fluid secreted by the specialized membranes that line body cavities is known as __________ .
A/An __________ is a specialist in diagnosing and treating disorders of the skin (DERMAT/O means skin).
The term meaning wound or injury is __________ .
The term describing part of the hip is __________ .
The term meaning inflammation of a nerve is __________ (NEUR/O means nerve).
The term for a runny nose is __________ (RHIN/O means nose).
The term meaning any disease caused by a fungus is __________ (MYC/O means fungus).
The term meaning inflammation of the stomach is __________ (GASTR/O means stomach).
The term meaning the rupture of a muscle is __________ (MY/O means muscle).
The term __________ means above or outside the ribs.
The term meaning any pathologic change or disease of the spinal cord is __________ (MYEL/O means spinal cord and bone marrow).
The term __________ means inflammation of the appendix (APPENDIC/O means appendix).
A torn or ragged wound is known as a/an __________ .
A/An __________ is a word formed from the initial letter(s) of the major parts of a compound term.
The term __________ describes a localized response to an injury or the destruction of tissues.
The medical term for heartburn is __________ (PYR/O means fever or fire).
The term __________ describes two or more bones of the fingers or toes.
The surgical removal of the tonsils is known as a/an __________ (TONSILL/O means tonsil).
The term meaning within the muscle is __________ .