Quiz 1: Introduction to Medical Language


E Explanation: Medical language enables health care professionals to communicate quickly and easily no matter what their specific specialty or native language. Using medical language reassures patients that the health care professionals know what is going on and are in control.

A Explanation: Medical language is made up primarily (but not exclusively) of words taken from Greek and Latin.

C Explanation: An eponym is a word formed by including the name of the person who discovered or invented what is being described. It can also describe the disease's first or most noteworthy diagnosed victim.