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  1. -ALGIA
    Pain
  2. DYS-
    Bad, difficult, painful.
  3. -ECTOMY
    Surgical Removal
  4. HYPER-
    Excessive or Increased
  5. HYPO-
    Deficient or decreased
  6. -ITIS
    Inflammation
  7. -OSIS
    Abnormal Condition
  8. -OSTOMY
    Surgical creation of an artificial opening
  9. -OTOMY
    A Surgical Incision
  10. -PLASTY
    Surgical Repair
  11. -RRHAGE
    Bursting Forth, Bleeding
  12. -RRHAPHY
    To Suture
  13. -RRHEA
    Abnormal Flow
  14. -RRHEXIS
    Rupture
  15. -SCLEROSIS
    Abnormal Hardening
  16. ABDOMINOCENTESIS
    The Surgical Puncture of the abdominal cavity to remove fluid for diagnostic purposes.
  17. ACRONYM
    word formed from the initial letters of the major parts of a compound term
  18. ACUTE
    condition that has a rapid onset, a severe course, and a relatively short duration
  19. ANGIOGRAPHY
    Radiographic study of the blood vessels after the injection of a contrast medium to make the blood vessels visable
  20. APPENDECTOMY
    Surgical removal of the appendix
  21. ARTERIOSCLEROSIS
    Abnormal hardening of the walls of an artery or arteries
  22. ARTHRALGIA
    Pain in a Joint or Joints
  23. COLOSTOMY
    The Surgical creation of an artificial excretory opening between the colon and the body surface
  24. CYANOSIS
    Blue discoloration of the skin caused by a lack of adequate oxygen in the blood.
  25. DERMATOLOGIST
    Specialist in diagnosing and treating disorders of the Skin
  26. DIAGNOSIS
    The Identification of a Disease
  27. DIARRHEA
    The flow of frequent loose or watery stools
  28. EDEMA
    Swelling caused by excess fluid in body tissues
  29. ENDARTERIAL
    Pertaining to the interior or lining of an Artery
  30. EPONYM
    A Disease, structure, operation, or procedure named for the person who discovered or described it first.
  31. ERYTHROCYTE
    A mature Red Blood Cell
  32. FISSURE
    A Groove or crack-like sore of the skin; also a normal fold in the contours of the brain
  33. FISTULA
    An abnormal passage, usually between two internal organs or leading from an organ to the surface of the body
  34. GASTRALGIA
    Pain in the Stomach
  35. GASTRITIS
    Inflammation of the Stomach
  36. GASTROENTERITIS
    Inflammation of the Stomach and Small Intestine
  37. GASTROSIS
    Any abnormal condition of the Stomach
  38. HEMORRHAGE
    The loss of a large amount of Blood in a short time
  39. HEPATOMEGALY
    Abnormal enlargement of the Liver
  40. HYPERTENSION
    Abnormally elevated blood pressure
  41. HYPOTENSION
    Lower-than-normal Arterial Blood Pressure
  42. INFECTION
    Invasion of the body by a pathogenic organism
  43. INFLAMMATION
    A Localized response to an injury or destruction of tissues that is characterized by heat, redness, swelling, and pain
  44. INTERSTITIAL
    Between, but not within, the parts of a tissue
  45. INTRAMUSCULAR
    Within the muscle
  46. LACERATION
    A torn, ragged wound
  47. LESION
    A pathologic change of the tissues due to disease or injury
  48. MYCOSIS
    Any abnormal condition or disease caused by a fungus
  49. MYELOPATHY
    Any pathologic condition of the Spinal Cord
  50. MYOPATHY
    Any pathologic change or disease of Muscle Tissue
  51. MYORRHEXIS
    The rupture of a Muscle
  52. NATAL
    Pertaining to birth
  53. NEONATOLOGY
    Study of disorders of the newborn
  54. NEURITIS
    Inflammation of a Nerve or Nerves
  55. OTORHINOLARYNGOLOGY
    Study of the Ears, Nose, and Throat
  56. PALPATION
    An examination technique in which the examiner's hands are used to feel the texture, size, consistency, and location of certain body parts
  57. PALPITATION
    A pounding or racing heart with or without irregularity in rhythm
  58. PATHOLOGY
    The study of all aspects of Diseases
  59. PHALANGES
    The Bones of Fingers and Toes
  60. POLIOMYELITIS
    A Viral infection of the gray matter of the spinal cord
  61. PROGNOSIS
    A forcast, or prediction, of the probable course and outcome of a disorder.
  62. PROSTATE
    A male gland that lies under the urinary bladder and surrounds the urethra
  63. PYODERMA
    Any pus-producing skin disease
  64. PYROSIS
    Discomfort due to the regurgitation of stomach acid upward into the esophagus
  65. REMISSION
    The temporary, partial, or complete disappearance of the symptoms of a disease without having achieved a cure
  66. SIGN
    Objective evidence of disease, such as a fever
  67. SUPINATION
    The act of rotating the arm so that the palm of the hand is forward or upward
  68. SUPPURATION
    The formation or discharge of pus
  69. SUPRACOSTAL
    Above or outside the ribs
  70. SYMPTOM
    Subjective evidence of a disease, such as a pain or a headache
  71. SYNDROME
    A set of the signs and symptoms that occur together as part of a specific disease process
  72. TONSILLITIS
    Inflammation of the tonsils
  73. TRAUMA
    Wound or Injury
  74. TRIAGE
    Screening of patients to determine their relative priority of a need and the proper place of treatment
  75. VIRAL
    Pertaining to a virus

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