Medical Terminology Quiz: Misspelled Medical Terms

Ten Commonly Misspelled Medical Terms

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Opportunities abound to misspell medical terms. Why? Perhaps because many medical terms originate from ancient languages or are eponyms.

With spell check and electronic dictionaries, one may wonder if it is necessary to know how to spell medical terms correctly.

It is!

Unfortunately misspelled words may cause misunderstanding and lead to medical errors.  

Take the quiz and become aware of ten commonly misspelled medical terms. Also, find tips on how to remember to spell them correctly.



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