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  1. A minimally invasive surgical procedure to remove one or both adrenal glands is a laparoscopic _________.
    adrenalectomy
  2. A benign tumor of the pancreas that causes hypeglycemia.
    Insulinoma
  3. Thyromegally, an abnormal enlargement of the thyroid gland, is commonly known as _____.
    goiter
  4. A specialist in diagnosing and treating diseases and malfunctions of the glands of internal secretions (endocrine glands)?
    Endocrinologist
  5. The medical term meaning an abnormal area of absent vision surrounded by an area of normal vision.
    Scotoma
  6. A surgical incision into the labyrinth is a
    labyrinthotomy
  7. Medical term for an earache.
    Otalgia
  8. A drug that kills or damages cells is known as _______.
    cytotoxic
  9. The term meaning abnormally thin.
    emaciated
  10. Urination is also known as?
    micturition
  11. Means without teeth.
    Edentulous
  12. A canker sore is also known as an
    aphthous ulcer
  13. What is prone position?
    face down
  14. The absense of ovulation.
    anovulation
  15. The absense of menstration.
    amenorrhea
  16. What is radiculitis
    The symptoms felt when a nerve or nerve root is pinched, irritated, inflamed, or simply, just not working properly.
  17. Surgical removal of the gallbladder.
    cholecystectomy
  18. Inflammation of the ileum.
    Ileitis
  19. Medical term for bedwetting.
    enuresis
  20. A condition also known as uremic poisoning.
    Azotemia
  21. Medical term meaning situated outside the body.
    Extracorporeal
  22. The insertion of a sterile tube through the urethra and into the urinary bladder for the purpose of removing fluid.
    catheterization
  23. The pigment that gives urine it's normal yellow-amber or straw color is
    Urochrome
  24. The pigment that gives urine it's normal yellow-amber or straw color is called _______.
    Urochrome
  25. Softening of the kidneys
    Nephromalacia
  26. What is the major waste product of protien metabolism?
    Urea
  27. The surgical creation of a connection between the small intestine and the colon.
    Enterocolostomy
  28. Surgical creation of a connection between the stomach and duodenum.
    Gastrocolostomy
  29. Surgical creation of an artificial opening into the stomach.
    Gastrostomy
  30. Surgical creation of an opening between the colon and the body surface.
    Colostomy
  31. Surgical creation of an opening between the ileum and abdominal wall.
    ileostomy
  32. Combining form meaning small intestine.
    duoden/o
  33. The stored from of glucose.
    Glycogen
  34. Surgical procedure to repair rectum.
    Rectal prolapse surgery
  35. Combining form meaning bile or gall.
    Chole
  36. Suffix meaning enlargement or stretching.
    -ectasis (i.e. pyelectasis: dilation of renal pelvis)
  37. The basic structural and functional unit of the kidney.
    nephron
  38. Surgery to fix/repair the urethra
    urethroplasty
  39. excessive urination
    polyuria
  40. Inflammation of the renal pelvis
    pyelonephritis
  41. Suffix meaning urination or relating to urine.
    -urea
  42. Combining form meaning stone or calculi
    -lith
  43. What is the external opening of a passage?
    meatus
  44. Where is the urine collected before it enters the ureters?
    The calyces of the renal pelvis
  45. Medication used to produce vomit. (SPELL CORRECTLY)
    syrup of ipecac
  46. Term meaning complete stoppage or serious impairment to the passage of the intestinal contents.
    Intestinal obstruction
  47. Pertaining to or directed toward the cheek.
    buccal
  48. Manifestation of vitamin B deficiency, characterized by reddened lips with fissures at angles of the mouth.
    cheilosis
  49. Lice infection.
    pediculosis
  50. Any inflammatory disorder of the mouth.
    stomatitis
  51. Absence of urinary production or excretion.
    Anuria
  52. Patent means
    open or unobstructed

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