The answer was gingivitis
The answer was colostomy
The answer was gastroenterologist
The answer was hepatomegaly
The answer was nephritis
The answer was cardiomegaly
The answer was oophorectomy
The answer was salpingitis
The answer was electroencephalography
The answer was mammogram
Well, how did you do on your first quiz? If you got half or more right, you are doing well. If you got less then half right, don’t get discouraged. It can take a while to get the hang of a new language. Back up as many frames as you need to review and retake the quiz. I bet you will do better. Repetition is the mother of memory! Then move on.
I must admit that a couple of the questions were tricky. You had to read them carefully to get what I was asking for and to choose the right answer. I said this would be interesting, even fun. I never said it would be easy!
We will move on to organ systems starting with the circulatory system, the heart and vessels. The format will be first presenting common roots, prefixes and suffixes, then a listing of common diseases of that system followed by a listing of practitioners and common procedures associated with medical practice in that area. You will find that not all terms, particularly disease names, follow the rules of medical terminology. But first, a few more odds and ends need to be covered…
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