Medical Terminology

Osteoporotic Compression Fractures: Medical Terminology Challenge
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Osteoporotic Compression Fractures: Medical Terminology Challenge

A 75-year-old female patient has had multiple vertebral fractures due to her osteoporosis. The decision is made to have a minimally invasive procedure performed through a small incision in the skin. Surgical cement is injected to stabilize the compressed vertebrae to treat the pain. Based on your knowledge of medical terminology, what type of skeletal…

Medical Terminology Colors: Take the Challenge
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Medical Terminology Colors: Take the Challenge

Do you know your medical terminology colors? Take the challenge to find out. The only person who shall shape your future is you. Good luck! An abnormal dark brown or brown-black pigmentation that occurs in such structures as the skin, hair, or vascular membrane of the eye. Poliomyelitis Cyanosis Erythrocyte Melanosis Answer: D. Melanosis All…

Medical Terminology Challenge: Otitis Media
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Medical Terminology Challenge: Otitis Media

Use your knowledge to take the multiple-choice Medical Terminology Challenge on otitis media. Select the best answer and then compare your answer to the answer and rationale provided. Which of the following statements are true as they relate to otitis media?  Serous otitis media often occurs in adults and involves a fluid buildup in the external…