Surgery Medical Terminology Quiz

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What is the purpose of combining vowels in medical terminology?

To help with pronunciation between word roots

What is the function of a combining form in medical terminology?

To serve as a link between roots and/or suffixes

Which term originates from a name of a place, person, or thing?

Acrocyanosis

What is the correct term for 'bile' in medical terminology?

Chol/e

Which element is used to refer to 'extremity' in medical terms?

Acr/o

Which surgical procedure involves the puncture and removal of fluid?

Centesis

Which of the following procedures involves the surgical fixation of an organ?

Pexy

Which medical term refers to the process of loosening or freeing?

Lysis

Which procedure involves the surgical repair of a hernia?

Hernioplasty

What does the suffix 'scopy' indicate in medical terminology?

Visual examination with a lighted instrument

Which procedure involves the creation of an artificial opening?

Stomy

Test your knowledge on how medical words are formed in surgery. Identify word parts, common surgical terms, and suffixes used in medical terminologies related to surgical procedures. Learn about common surgical procedures conducted in hospitals.

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