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Anticoagulants are drugs or naturally occurring proteins that prevent the blood from clotting. Also called blood thinners, they are usually given to people who are at risk of developing clots to prevent more serious conditions; strokes and heart attacks.
Basic Medical Terminology Quiz
Quiz Updated: Aug 27, 2019
Over the years, it has become increasingly important for one to know the meaning of medical jargon and terminology, especially when it’s you sitting in the doctor’s chair. If your physician mentions the words pancreatitis or colectomy, would you know what they were talking about? How well do you really know your medical vocabulary? Take this test to find out!
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