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Medical Terminology Study Games

Updated April 17, 2017

Medical terminology is the vocabulary health care professions use for describing the anatomy, physiology and processes of the human body. The nursing and medical fields use this terminology. Medical terminology is based on building words through roots, prefixes and suffixes. Word roots describe a body part and come from Greek or Latin. Prefixes attach to the beginning of a word, and suffixes attach to the end. Deepen your knowledge by playing interactive medical terminology games online.

Medical Terminology Vocabulary Game

This game tests your knowledge of medical terminology. It consists of 20 questions. Play the quiz more than once since it randomly selects from a list of 340 questions. This website also has a "Word of the Day" on the right side. Students and health care professionals learn new terms or relearn terms they have forgotten. This website is free, and there is no need to register to play the game.

sheppardsoftware.com/web_games_vocab_med.htm

Medical Training Resources

This website has a variety of games that professionals and students play, including flashcards, quizzes, word searches and concentration games. Medical terminology quizzes include Muscle Anatomy Quiz, Medical Terminology and Definitions Game, Hang Those Germs Hangman and the Diagnosis and Treatment Game. Students choose quizzes, flashcard games and challenges they want to play toward the end of the website. This website is a free resource for everyone to use.

medtrng.com/quia.htm

Medical Gross Anatomy Games

The University of Michigan Medical School brings a variety of medical terminology games to students and professionals. Most of the games on this site relate to anatomy and physiology. They include Anatomy Crossword Puzzles, Who Wants to Be a Millionaire Anatomy Addition and Anatomy Jeopardy. There are different categories for Who Wants to Be a Millionaire and Anatomy Jeopardy. The games are free, and there is no registration required.

anatomy.med.umich.edu/games/games_index.html

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