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Medical Terminology Worksheet 1
The following 10 terms are common medical terms. You need to know the definition of each term and be able to spell the word and the words in the definition correctly.
A broken bone
Swelling caused by excess fluid in the body tissue
Blood vessels that transport blood away from the heart to all parts of the body
To excrete urine
Free of living microorganisms
Individuals who are more than 20-30 percent over the established weight standards for their height, age, and gender
Higher than normal blood pressure
Total paralysis affecting only one side of the body
A yellow discoloration of the skin, mucous membrances, and the eye
fx or FX
prn or PRN
EKG or ECG
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Myocardial Infacrction (heart attack)
Urinary Tract Infection