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This activity contains 20 questions.

Question 1.
Medical terminology is a specialized language with its origin arising from what influence on medicine?


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Question 2.
The term __________ means to fasten on beneath or under.


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Question 3.
A Latin word for one of the organs of the female reproductive system is:


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Question 4.
The prefix for good, normal is:


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Question 5.
The prefix for after, beyond is:


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Question 6.
The prefix that means both is:


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Question 7.
The suffix -blast means:


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Question 8.
The suffix -plegia means:


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Question 9.
The suffixes -algia and -dynia mean:


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Question 10.
To lead away from the middle is:


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Question 11.
The plural form of bursa is:


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Question 12.
A single accent mark (' ) is called a __________ accent and is used with the syllable that has the strongest stress.


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Question 13.
The medical term asepsis means:


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Question 14.
The medical term for pertaining to the armpit is:


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Question 15.
__________ is a condition in which one lacks feeling and emotions and is indifferent.


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Question 16.
The medical term malignant literally means:


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Question 17.
A cardiologist is one who is concerned with diseases of the:


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Question 18.
__________ is the branch of medicine that studies diseases of the blood and blood-forming tissues.


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Question 19.
Surgical repair and correction of organs within the rib cage is called __________ surgery.


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Question 20.
The abbreviation __________ means gynecology.


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