Medical Terminology: Medical Suffixes Quiz

Medical Suffixes Quiz

Medical Terminology Quiz - Medical SuffixesUse this medical suffixes quiz for evaluation or practice.

Medical suffixes are attached at the end of a medical word root to change its meaning. Most medical suffixes are of Greek and Latin origin, such as -logy, but some such as -ic are from the English language and thus very familiar to us.

Suffixes indicate medical tests, conditions, and procedures.


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Check out the Word Part Video which gives more explanation about suffixes and other medical word parts.

Definitions of the terms used in the quiz are from Basic Medical Language, Sixth Ed and Exploring Medical Language, 11th Edition.



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