Medicine and Anatomy by Letter - M

Answer these questions about the human body, disease, and the field of medicine. All answers start with the letter M!
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Last updated: May 5, 2020
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Contracting organs with three types of cells: skeletal, cardiac, and smooth
Muscles
The powerhouse of the cell
Mitochondria
An incredibly contagious viral disease that causes a rash of red spots
Measles
An infection of the membranes surrounding the brain, that can cause neck stiffness
Meningitis
The large, flat teeth in the back of the mouth
Molar
Barrier consisting of two layers of phospholipids that surrounds every cell
Cell membrane
Bones of the hand between the carpals and phalanges
Metacarpals
The lower jaw, or jawbone
Mandible
The spread to a different location in the body, often seen in cancer
Metastasis
A tumour that can do the above is most likely this, the opposite of benign
Malignant
Protective secretion produced in the airways and digestive tract, among other places
Mucus
Medical imaging technique that uses very strong magnets
MRI
Skin cancer that develops from pigment-producing cells of the skin
Melanoma
Powerful opioid used as a strong painkiller
Morphine
Where most new blood cells are produced
Bone marrow
Mosquito-borne disease caused by plasmodium parasites
Malaria
Genetic disorder of connective tissue that causes tall stature, long limbs, and flexibility
Marfan syndrome
Monthly shedding of the uterine lining in women
Menstruation
Infectious disease also called glandular fever or kissing disease
Mononucleosis
Disorder that causes recurrent headached with nausea, vomiting and sensitivity to light
Migraine
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Level 68
May 5, 2020
I like the quiz. Got them all but one. Btw, in the description it says that all the answers start with the letter A. ;)
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Level 63
May 5, 2020
Thanks! Changed the letter, too