Algesi-Words Quiz #1

Choose one answer for each number that correctly matches the definitions or statements in the questions. When you click on the Calculate your score button, you will receive a score and, if you choose any incorrect answers, you will also be told which questions have the wrong responses (including those that were left unanswered).

  1. The sensibility to pain or the perception of pain; any painful sensation.
    (a) algology (b) algesthesia (c) algophily (d) autothermy
    (e) analgia

  2. A throbbing and burning pain in the skin often caused by exertion or heat, affecting the hands and feet
    (a) aerodontalgia (b) algesiac (c) algesiogenic (d) acromelalgia
    (e) algetic

  3. Causing or producing pain.
    (a) algolagnia (b) algology (c) algogenesia (d) analgia
    (e) analgesia

  4. A fondness for pain; synonymous with masochism.
    (a) algetic (b) algesthesia (c) algesia (d) algospasm
    (e) algophily

  5. Toothache experienced at lowered atmospheric pressures.
    (a) algedonia (b) aerodontalgia (c) algesichronometer
    (d) algesireceptor (e) algesthesis

  6. A neurologic or pharmacologic state in which painful stimuli are so moderated that, though still perceived, they are no longer painful.
    (a) analgesimeter (b) aphalgesia (c) analgesia (d) algogenic
    (e) alginuresis

  7. A condition in which painful areas of subcutaneous fat develop.
    (a) algedonia (b) algesichronometer (c) algesthesia
    (d) adiposalgia (e) aerodontalgia

  8. Absence of sensibility to pain.
    (a) apodemialgia (b) analgia (c) arthralgia (d) algesimeter
    (e) audioanalgesia

  9. An instrument for recording the time required for the perception of a painful stimulus.
    (a) algesichronometer (b) algesireceptor (c) algesiometer
    (d) analgesimeter (e) algesimetry

  10. Pain induced by objects having a symbolic meaning or significance.
    (a) apodemialgia (b) aphalgesia (c) audioanalgesia
    (d) acrostealgia (e) algedonia

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