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Medical Vocabulary Quiz

You can do this quiz online or print it on paper. It's based on the medical vocabulary page in our English for Work series.

1. You shouldn't drive because this medicine might make you feel

life-threatened
light-headed
malignant
a) life-threatened b) light-headed c) malignant

2. The children's _______ is located on the fourth floor of the hospital.

vein
transplant
ward
a) vein b) transplant c) ward

3. Discontinue using this cream immediately if it makes you feel

itchy
allergy
sprain
a) itchy b) allergy c) sprain

4. Your blood count is abnormal, so you may have

amnesia
anaemia
dementia
a) amnesia b) anaemia c) dementia

5. The doctor wrote me a _______ for a new type of pain reliever.

prescription
patient
radiation
a) prescription b) patient c) radiation

6. _______ from this medication include nausea and depression.

Side effects
Stresses
Spasms
a) Side effects b) Stresses c) Spasms

7. The _______ suggests that your wife is seventeen weeks pregnant.

sore
therapy
ultrasound
a) sore b) therapy c) ultrasound

8. The patient has asked for some _______ while her family is visiting.

poison
privacy
scrub up
a) poison b) privacy c) scrub up

9. The physician will be monitoring your _______ to make sure it isn't cancerous.

pharmacist
laboratory
growth
a) pharmacist b) laboratory c) growth

10. You couldn't have inherited the disease because it is not

feverish
allergic
genetic
a) feverish b) allergic c) genetic

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