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Name __________________________________________

Date _________

Word Root Quiz


Fill in the blank with the appropriate word root.
1.

muscle

my(o)-

2.

bone marrow

myel- or medull-

3.

head

cephal(o)- or capit(o)-

4.

uterus

hyster(o)-, metr(o)-, or uter(o)-

5.

sugar

glyc(o)-

6.

tongue

gloss-, glott-, or lingu(a)-

7.

blood

haemat-, hemat-, or sangui

8.

cell

cellul(o)-

9.

bone

oste-, or ossi-

10.

cancer

carcin(o)-

11.

ribs

pleur(o)-, or cost(o)-

12.

gum

gingiv-

13.

nose

rhin(o)-, or nas-

14.

water

hydr(o)-

15.

skin

dermat(o)-, (derm-), or ventr(o)-

16.

blood vessel

angi-, vas-, or vascul-

17.

intestine

enter(o)-

18.

bladder

cyst-, or vesic-

19.

drug

Pharmac(o)-

20.

brain

encephala(o)-, or cerebr-

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Prefix Quiz
Fill in the blank with the appropriate prefix.
1.

outside

ecto-

2.

double

bi-

3.

large

macro-

4.

straight

_________________________

5.

across

trans-

6.

fat

adip(o)-

7.

against

anti-

8.

forward

ante-

9.

false

pseudo-

10.

below

infra-

11.

fast

tachy-

12.

new

_________________________

13.

two

bi-

14.

without

a-

15.

inside

en

16.

bad, difficult

dys-

17.

round

_________________________

18.

self

auto-

19.

behind, after

_________________________

20.

half

hemi-

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Suffix Quiz
Fill in the blank with the appropriate suffix.
1.

pain

-algia

2.

inflammation

-itis

3.

tumor

-oma

4.

stoppage

_________________________

5.

urine

-uria

6.

poisonous

-xin

7.

fear

-phobia

8.

condition of

-ia

9.

hardening

-lero

10.

destruction

_________________________

11.

sensation

-esio

12.

breathing

_________________________

13.

pertaining to

-ar

14.

enlarged

-ectasis

15.

surgical repair

-pexy

16.

softening

_________________________

17.

a disease

-pathy

18.

blood

-emia

19.

enzyme

-ase

20.

vomit

___________________________

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Medical Terminology Identification


Divide each word into word parts, and identify the word part. One example is provided for you.

1.

Cardi/ology

Cardio = heart

2.

Pericarditis

Peri = around cardi = heart tis = inflamation

3.

Cyanosis

osis = condition cyan = being blue

4.

Dysuria

dys = painful

5.

Hydrocephalic

hydro = water

6.

Hepatomegaly

_________________________________

7.

Hyperemesis

_________________________________

8.

Lipoma

_________________________________

9.

Tracheostomy

_________________________________

10.

Erythrocytopenia _________________________________

11.

Otosclerosis

_________________________________

12.

Intercostal

_________________________________

13.

Oophorectomy

_________________________________

14.

Hysterectomy

_________________________________

15.

Nephrologist

_________________________________

16.

Hypodermic

_________________________________

17.

Rhinorrhea

_________________________________

18.

Mammoplasty

_________________________________

19.

Pharyngitis

_________________________________

20.

Osteomalacia

_________________________________

ology = study of

uria = urination

Appendix 1H01.02A

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Matching Health Careers


Who would you go to for the following disorders? Some of the career options may
be used more than once.

_____1. An eye infection

A. A nephrologist

_____2. A Craniotomy

B. A dermatologist

_____3. Blood drawn

C. A gastrologist

_____4. Hematuria

D. A cardiologist

_____5. Stomach problems

E. A phlebotomist

_____6. A carcinoma

F. An ophthalmologist

_____7. Multiple personality

G. A neurologist

_____8. A skin rash

H. A surgeon

_____9. Pericarditis

I. An oncologist

____10. A hepatectomy

J. Thoracic surgeon

____ 11. Arteriosclerosis

K. A psychiatrist

____ 12. Chronic cephalgia

L. Dentist

____ 13. Gingivitis


____ 14. Schizophrenia
____ 15. Pneumonectomy
Appendix 1H01.02B

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