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Nursing Fundamentals Medical Terms
A minimally invasive surgical procedure to remove one or both adrenal glands is a laparoscopic _________.
A benign tumor of the pancreas that causes hypeglycemia.
Thyromegally, an abnormal enlargement of the thyroid gland, is commonly known as _____.
A specialist in diagnosing and treating diseases and malfunctions of the glands of internal secretions (endocrine glands)?
The medical term meaning an abnormal area of absent vision surrounded by an area of normal vision.
A surgical incision into the labyrinth is a
Medical term for an earache.
A drug that kills or damages cells is known as _______.
The term meaning abnormally thin.
Urination is also known as?
Means without teeth.
A canker sore is also known as an
What is prone position?
The absense of ovulation.
The absense of menstration.
What is radiculitis
The symptoms felt when a nerve or nerve root is pinched, irritated, inflamed, or simply, just not working properly.
Surgical removal of the gallbladder.
Inflammation of the ileum.
Medical term for bedwetting.
A condition also known as uremic poisoning.
Medical term meaning situated outside the body.
The insertion of a sterile tube through the urethra and into the urinary bladder for the purpose of removing fluid.
The pigment that gives urine it's normal yellow-amber or straw color is
The pigment that gives urine it's normal yellow-amber or straw color is called _______.
Softening of the kidneys
What is the major waste product of protien metabolism?
The surgical creation of a connection between the small intestine and the colon.
Surgical creation of a connection between the stomach and duodenum.
Surgical creation of an artificial opening into the stomach.
Surgical creation of an opening between the colon and the body surface.
Surgical creation of an opening between the ileum and abdominal wall.
Combining form meaning small intestine.
The stored from of glucose.
Surgical procedure to repair rectum.
Rectal prolapse surgery
Combining form meaning bile or gall.
Suffix meaning enlargement or stretching.
-ectasis (i.e. pyelectasis: dilation of renal pelvis)
The basic structural and functional unit of the kidney.
Surgery to fix/repair the urethra
Inflammation of the renal pelvis
Suffix meaning urination or relating to urine.
Combining form meaning stone or calculi
What is the external opening of a passage?
Where is the urine collected before it enters the ureters?
The calyces of the renal pelvis
Medication used to produce vomit. (SPELL CORRECTLY)
syrup of ipecac
Term meaning complete stoppage or serious impairment to the passage of the intestinal contents.
Pertaining to or directed toward the cheek.
Manifestation of vitamin B deficiency, characterized by reddened lips with fissures at angles of the mouth.
Any inflammatory disorder of the mouth.
Absence of urinary production or excretion.
open or unobstructed