Misspelled Medical Terms Quiz

Ten Commonly Misspelled Medical Terms

Medical Terminology - Misspelled Medical Terms

Opportunities abound to misspell medical terms. Why? Perhaps because many of them originate from ancient languages or are eponyms; therefore, are more difficult to spell than terms originating from the English language.

One may wonder, as well, if it is necessary to know how to spell medical terms correctly in today’s world since spell check and electronic dictionaries are readily available.

We think it is because unfortunately misspelled or misused medical terms may cause misunderstanding and lead to medical errors.  

Take the quiz and become aware of ten terms that are commonly misspelled. Plus, learn some tips on how to remember to spell them correctly.



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