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Do You Know The Medical Terminology For Common Ailments?

Even everyday pains and aches have a medical name. Do you know what they are? Take this quiz to test your medical terminology of common ailments!

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What is the name for dry skin?
Xeritosis
Xerosis
Xetosis

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________ is a nosebleed.
Epistaxis
Caudate nucleus
Hallux varus

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What is the medical term that means "twitching muscle?"
Mastitis
Heterochromia
Fasciculation

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A hiccup is a...
Causalgia
Synchronous diaphragmatic flutter
Fievre boutonneuse

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The medical term for sneezing is...
Blepharospasm
Sternutate
Fomentation

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A head rush is called...
Orthostatic hypotension
Hematopoiesis
Bursopathy

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Pins and needles are called...
Kartagener syndrome
Heterophyes
Acanthesthesia

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The term for an irregular heartbeat is...
Cacospysy
Kaposi sarcoma
Klebsiella

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_________ is when your stomach growls.
Brucellosis
Bursa
Borborygmi

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Dry mouth is also called...
Xerophagia
Xanthinuria
Xerostomia

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Fainting is also known as...
Nephritis
Vasovagal syncope
Saccharomyces cerevisiae

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Goose bumps are called...
Horripilation
Pebbletosis
Sclerokeratitis

C+, Not Too Familiar

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You aren't too knowledgeable when it comes to medical terms - that's okay, what are doctors for? At least you know the common names.

B+, Informed Patient

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You are informed and know some medical terms for common ailments. Good for you - it's good to know this information!

A+, Medical Wiz

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You know a lot when it comes to medical terms! Perhaps you've done your reading or just been listening to your doctor, but you know what you're talking about!
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1
What is the name for dry skin?
Xeritosis
Xerosis
Xetosis
2
________ is a nosebleed.
Epistaxis
Caudate nucleus
Hallux varus
3
What is the medical term that means "twitching muscle?"
Mastitis
Heterochromia
Fasciculation
4
A hiccup is a...
Causalgia
Synchronous diaphragmatic flutter
Fievre boutonneuse
5
The medical term for sneezing is...
Blepharospasm
Sternutate
Fomentation
6
A head rush is called...
Orthostatic hypotension
Hematopoiesis
Bursopathy
7
Pins and needles are called...
Kartagener syndrome
Heterophyes
Acanthesthesia
8
The term for an irregular heartbeat is...
Cacospysy
Kaposi sarcoma
Klebsiella
9
_________ is when your stomach growls.
Brucellosis
Bursa
Borborygmi
10
Dry mouth is also called...
Xerophagia
Xanthinuria
Xerostomia
11
Fainting is also known as...
Nephritis
Vasovagal syncope
Saccharomyces cerevisiae
12
Goose bumps are called...
Horripilation
Pebbletosis
Sclerokeratitis

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