British Medical Terminology Free Exercises

 

Components of a medical word
Dictation
Suffix exercise 1
Directional terms
Spelling exercise
Word collection – colours
Prefix exercise
Combining form exercise
Suffix exercise 2
Matching medical terms to their definitions 1
Matching medical terms to their definitions 2
Matching medical terms to their definitions 3
Anatomy exercises (4 sets)
FlashCards (Abbreviations and Combining Forms)
Example animations
Revision poster The large intestine
Practice City and Guilds (AMSPAR) type assessments Level 2
Practice City and Guilds (AMSPAR) type assessments Level 3
Practice SQA (Scottish Qualifications Authority) type assessment

If you like the style of learning in these exercises there are over nine-hundred available in the online course. These cover common medical terms associated with different body systems and are based on the type of self-assessment exercises in An Introduction to Medical terminology for Health Care


 

 

 

Components of a medical word

Dictation


Suffix exercise 1


Directional terms


Spelling exercise


Word collection – colours


Prefix exercise


Combining forms exercise


Suffix exercise


Matching medical terms from their definitions 1


Matching medical terms from their definitions 2


Matching medical terms from their definitions 3

Anatomy Exercises:
First use the topic exercises repeatedly to learn the position and names of components of the human body. Then try each self-assessment test. Scroll down to see the four sets of exercises, click on a title to enter and use the back arrow on your browser to exit each exercise.

Exercise 1

Topic:

 

Anatomy of the Biliary System

 

An exercise showing the position of the main components of the biliary system and combining forms of medical words associated with them.
Self-assessment Test:

 

Anatomy of the Biliary System

A self-assessment exercise that enables you to identify the main components of the biliary system

Exercise 2

Topic:

 

 

The Components of Blood

 

An exercise showing the position of the main components of the blood, their function and combining forms of medical words associated with them.

Self-assessment Test: The Components of Blood

A self-assessment exercise that enables you to identify the main components of the blood

 

Exercise 3

Topic:

 

 

Anatomy of the Brain

 

An exercise showing the position of the main parts of the brain and combining forms of medical words associated with the brain.

Self-assessment Test:

 

Anatomy of the Brain

A self-assessment that enables you to identify the main parts of the brain.

 

Exercise 4

Topic:

 

 

Anatomy of the Respiratory System

 

An exercise showing the position of the main components of the repiratory system and combining forms of medical words associated with them.

Self-assessment Test: Anatomy of the Respiratory System

A self-assessment exercise that enables you to identify the main components of the respiratory system.

 

If you want to practise the basic anatomy of more systems, there are more free exercises on the Evolve website of Elsevier Ltd.

FlashCards Set 1 Combining forms

FlashCards Set 2 Pharmaceutical abbreviations

FlashCards Set 3 Medical abbreviations

Example animation The heart

Example animation The alveolus

Revision poster The large intestine

Practice City and Guilds (AMSPAR) type assessment Level 2

Level 2

Level 2

Level 2

Level 2

Level 2

Practice City and Guilds (AMSPAR) type assessment Level 3

Level 3

Level 3

Level 3

Level 3

Practice SQA (Scottish Qualifications Authority) type assessment

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