Type
Crossword
Description

to passively evacuate the rectum of faeces ENEM EQUIPMENT
Abbreviation for central nervous system CNS
as a tray for instruments, gauze, tissue, etc. KIDNEY DISH
to test motor reflexes of the body REFLEX HAMMER
Abbreviation for post-anesthesia room PAR
Abbreviation for radioactive iodine uptake study RAIU
to remove foreign bodies from ear or nasal cavities CROCODILE FORCEPS
as a supply of oxygen, nitrous oxide, carbon dioxide, etc. GAS CYLINDER
Abbreviation for serum glutamic oxaloacetic transaminase SGOT
to create a permanent pathway to a vein (or artery) for the purpose of repeated injections or infusion of intravenous fluids CANNULA
Abbreviation for transurethral resection TUR
Abbreviation for white blood cell/count WBC
Abbreviation for quantity not sufficient QNS
for patients who are unconscious or too weak to sit up or walk to the toilet to defecate BEDPAN
Abbreviation for sudden infant death syndrome SIDS
Abbreviation for phenylketonuria PKU
Abbreviation for motor vehicle accident MVA
to remove toxic materials from the blood that are generally removed by the kidneys; used in case of renal failure DIALYSER
to absorb blood and other fluids as well as clean wounds GAUZE SPONGE
to look inside the gastrointestinal tract, used mainly in surgery or by surgical consultants ENDOSCOPE
to sterilize instruments (in absence of an autoclave) INSTRUMENT STERILIZER
to look into the external ear cavity OTOSCOPE
to transfuse blood and blood products TRANSFUSION KIT
used for dissecting or cutting SURGICAL SCISSORS
for length, height, head circumference and girth measurements MEASURING TAPE
for nasogastric suction or the introduction of food or drugs into the body NASOGASTRIC TUBE
to look inside the gastrointestinal tract, used mainly in surgery or by surgical consultants ENDOSCOPE
to deliver gases to the mouth/nostrils to assist in oxygen intake or to administer aerosolized or gaseous drugs OXYGEN MASK AND TUBES
to measure out doses of liquid, specially in children PIPETTE
for injections and aspiration of blood or fluid from the body HYPODERMIC NEEDLE

Infection Control Vocabulary Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

the absence of bacteria, viruses and other microorganisms asepsis
the use of a chemical agent or solution to destroy pathogens chemical disinfection
the presence of an infectious agent on a body surface or clothing, bedding and surgical instruments contaminated
free from bacteria or other living microorganisms sterile
a specified area such as within a tray that is considered to be free of microorganisms sterile field
a medical device that uses temperature and steam to sterilize surgical instruments autoclave
guidelines recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for reducing risk of transmission standard precautions
personal protective equipment such as gloves and masks PPE
the process of destroying all microorganisms and their pathogenic products sterilization
the process of destroying all bacteria disinfection
a substance that inhibits the growth and development of microorganisms antiseptics
a route in which a pathogen can enter a susceptible host portal of entry
the conveyance of a disease from one person to another person or object transmission
a pathogen that causes a disease such as virus, parasite or bacterium causative agent
an area for a pathogen to live and develop reservoir
acquired or occurring in a hospital nosocomial
requires oxygen to live aerobic
can live and develop without oxygen anaerobic
human immunodeficiency virus HIV
acquired immune deficiency syndrome AIDS
hepatitis b virus HBV
organisms invisible to the naked eye microorganisms
a bacterium, virus or other microorganism that can cause disease pathogens
a microorganism that cannot cause disease nonpathogens
a disease that can transmitted communicable disease
a route where a pathogen can leave its host portal of exit
infection risk susceptible host

Introduction to Microbiology Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Living orgnisms invisible to the naked eye Micrrorganisms
Study of viruses Virology
Study of fungi Mycology
Requires oxygen to grow Aerobes
Grows in an oxygen free environment Anaerobes
Bacteria that grows with or without oxygen Facultative
Microorganisms capable of producing disease Pathogens
Harmless microorgnisms with their normal environment NonPathogenic
Shape of Coccus Round
Rod shape bacteria Bacillus
Formed under conditions of nutritional depletion, capable of surviving adverse conditions Spore
Smaller than bacteria and are completely reliant on the host cell for survival Viruses
Reside on the surface of the skin and are easily removed by washing Transient
Live in the cracks and crevices of the skin Resident
Apparently healthy person who harbors and can transmit a pathogenic organism Carrier
Soiled by a microorganism Contaminated
Particle of moisture which carries microorganisms Droplet
Special percautions taken to prevent transmission of microorganisms from specific body substance Isolation
Severe toxic febrile state resulting from infection with Pyogenic microorganism Sepsis
Free of microorganisms and spores Sterile
E Coli is an example of what type of flora Normal
An aerobic gram-positive bacilli Listeria
Pseudomonas Aeruginosa is an example of an aerobic gram-____ bacilli Negative
Clostridium _____ is an example of an anaerobic gram-positive bacteria Perfringens
This is transmitted through percutaneous or permucous in blood, serum, and other body fluids HepatitisB
Coexists with Hepatitis B HepatitisD
This can normally be found in the oral cavity, digestive tract and vagina CandidaAlbicans
These are hospital acquired infections that occur in about 35% of all surgical patients Nosocomial
Most postoperative infections result from seeding by this type of microorganism Endogenous

Surgical Asepsis Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

kills ALL microorganisms & used for items in contact with internal body sterilization
transmitted during coughing droplet
disease producing organisms pathogens
resistance to disease immunity
found in blood producing disease bloodborne pathogens
spread by air current in a room airborne
cleaning removing debris sanitation
susceptible host capable of being infected
someone with a cold reservoir host
many different routes of transmission contact precautions
caring for any type of diagnosis standard precautions
remove microorganisms surgical scrub
soaking instruments disinfection
protect workers from HIV & bloodborne pathogens universal precautions
body is entered invasive procedures
area free of microorganisms surgical asepsis
being free of germs asepsis

HIV/AIDS Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

A medicine/ drug or treatment effective against viruses is antiviral
Action or process of spreading something to another person is transmitted
An fatal disease caused by the human immunodeficiency virus, or HIV AIDS
The _________ ___________ protects your body from diseases and infections immune system
The causative agent of an infectious disease virus
A fluid or fluid secretions of the body (ex: blood, semen, saliva) body fluids
Fluid that circulates throughout the body and carries oxygen blood
Keep something from happening prevention
Virus that attacks the immune system HIV
Medical treatment replaces an particular absent enzyme in patient enzyme replacement therapy

Microorganisms Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Microorganisms that cause infectious disease Pathogens
Pathogen that lives in blood Blood-borne
Bacteria that requires oxygen for survival Aerobic
Bacteria that live without oxygen Anaerobic
Small microbes that pass through most filters Virus
Microbes that grow on other organisms Fungus
Animal pathogen, parasites Protozoa
The way microorganisms enter the body Portals
Number of portals of entry for microorganisms Five
Spread of disease by contact with pathogen Contagion
Confined to one area of the body Localized
Spread through the body Systemic
Usual amount of specific disease in a community Endemic
Excess of normal occurrences of a specific disease Outbreak
Increase in normal number of cases of specific disease in a defined geographic area Epidemic
Epidemic spread over several countries Pandemic
Recently appearing infectious diseases in a population Emerging infection
Ingested or injected substances that have ability to inhibit growth or destroy pathogens Antibiotics
Chemical agents that treat disease Chemotherapy
Biologic or chemical agents that create immunity Immunizations
Absence or control of microorganisms Asepsis
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC
Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA
Bacteriostatic agents used on skin Antiseptics
Bacteriostatic agents used on inanimate objects Disinfectants
Process of destroying all living organisms Sterilization
Methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus MRSA
Organism that lives at the expense of another Parasite
Encapsulated bacteria in an inative state Spores

Bloodborne Pathogens Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

They are transmitted through blood or body fluid bloodborne pathogens
Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome AIDS
PPE required for performing any first aid rubber gloves
The thickening of blood coagulation
Vampire food blood
A serious liver disease that can be prevented with a vaccine Hepatitis B
Causes AIDS HIV
An infection that attacks the liver but may have no symptoms Hepatitis C
Another word for needles Sharps
Sharp metal objects that can transport disease needles
Blood, saliva, etc. body fluids
Waste that poses an environmental danger due to its biological risk Infectious Waste
The action of stopping something from happening prevention
An approach to infection control to treat all human blodd and body fluids as if they were known to be infectious universal precautions
Help given to a sick or injured person until full medical treatment is available First aid
Equipment designed to protect the wearer's body from injury or infection personal protective equipment
Instruments used to administer medication into veins syringes
The state of being exposed to contact with something exposure
AIDS, HIV, Hepatitis C, etc. infectious diseases
The action or state of making or being made impure by polluting or poisoning contamination

Surgical Instrument Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

consists of a handle that holds a disposable blade. A No. 15 blade is the most common scalpels
must be sharp enough to cut without damaging or ripping surrounding tissues. tissue scissors
have blunt points and a curved lower blade to insert under the suture material. suture scissors
use to remove dressings bandage scissors
used to remove wax from the ear canal. blunt curettes
used to grasp or hold objects forceps
most commonly used surgical instrument and close off blood vessels hemostats
used to keep towels for draping the surgical site in place towel clamps
allow greater access and a better view of a surgical site retractors
are slander, pointed instruments used to enlarge a body opening, such as a tear duct. dilators
used to explore wounds or body cavities and to locate or clear blockage. probes
determined by the thickness/diameter of the strand suture size
require special instruments to hold, insert, and retrieve them during suturing curved suture needles
has suture material permanently attached swaged needle
11-0 smallest
forcep with teeth serrated
smooth forcep thumb
another name for "dressing forceps" sponge
useful for dressing wounds where other fabrics might stick to the burn or laceration. gauze

Understanding Suffixes Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

relating to -al
pertaining to -ic
inflammation -itis
study of -logy
feeling, diseased -pathy
full of -ous
tumor, swelling -oma
process, diseased condition -osis
measure -meter
paralysis -plegia
air, spirit -pnea
see, watch -scope
visual exam -scopy
vomitting -emesis
oxygen -oxia
speech -phasia
to grow -physis
softening -malacia
attraction for -phil
to run -drome
view of -opsy
eating, swallowing -phagia
voice, sound -phonia
pain -algia
to stop; control; place -stasis
development, formation -plasia
rupture -rhhexis
hardening -sclerosis
fear -phobia
bursting forth -rrhagia
lack of strength -asthenia
closure, occlusion -atresia
deficiency -penia
flow; discharge -rrhea
no; not; without -a
toward -ad
blood condition -emia
half -hemia
physician; treatment -iatry
sudden contraction of muscles -spasm
specialist -logist
surgical puncture to remove fluid -centesis
to break -clasia
to bind; tie together -desis
removal -ectomy
record -gram
instrument for recording -graph
process of recording -graphy
process -ion
pertaining to -ar

Medical terms unit 2 Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

surgical repair of unblocking of blood vessel thrombosis
surgical repair or unblocking of blood clot. angioplasty
involves placement of a catheter in the aorta for xrays aortagram
a visual image produced from an ultrasound examination sonogram
a condition marked by a deficiency of red blood cells anemia
a disease of the arteries characterized by the deposition of plaques of fatty material on their inner walls atherosclerosis
1.the surgical cutting and sealing of part of each vas deferens, typically as a means of sterilization vasectomy
the thickening and scarring of connective tissue, usually as a result of injury fibrosis
another term for radiograph radiogram
the surgical opening or puncture of a vein in order to withdraw blood or introduce a fluid phlebotomy
relating to or resembling fat. lipoid
surgical removal of a blood clot (thrombus) from a blood vessel thrombectomy
Abnormally large size of the stomach megalogastria
benign tumors that are composed of fibrous or connective tissue fibroma
the science dealing with X-rays and other high-energy radiation radiology
the stopping of a flow of blood hemastasis
Causing or resulting in thrombosis or coagulation of the blood thrombogenic
pain in the heart cadialgia
a group of blood cell tumors that develop from lymphocytes lymphoma
acquired condition with localized loss of pigmentation of the skin that may occur after any number of inflammatory skin conditions leukoderma

MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY CHAPTER 4 Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

combining form meaning bone oste
suffix meaning narrowing stenosis
joint pain arthralgia
abnormal lateral curve of the spine scoliosis
surgical procedure that cuts into a joint capsule arthrotomy
solid material to immobilize a limb or portion of the body cast
abbreviation for bone density test BDT
movement away from the midline abduction
turning outward eversion
severe neck spasms which causes head to turn to one side torticollis
inflammation of the tendon tendinitis
abbreviation for deep tendon reflex DTR
surgical procedure that cuts into a bone osteotomy
clubfoot talipes
bone spur exostosis