Course 2, Lesson 19

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Course 2, Lesson 19
2011-12-03 00:43:26
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  1. abnormality
    state of being abnormal
  2. acquired
    not inherited or present at birth
  3. allergic
    relating to allergy
  4. allergy
    abnormality of immune system
  5. antibiotic
    substance used to cure infectious diseases caused by bacteria
  6. atherosclerosis
    hardening of the arteries
  7. autoimmune
    allergic to one's own tissues
  8. bacteri/o
  9. bacterial
    relating to bacteria
  10. benign
    slow growth of neoplasm, does not destroy normal function
  11. congenital
    exist from birth
  12. developmental
    etiology category which includes abnormalities in growth of tissue or organ
  13. diabetes mellitus
    disease caused by abnormal sugar metabolism
  14. dwarf, dwarves
    disease involving abnormal bone development
  15. dwarfism
    condition of being a dwarf
  16. etiologic, etiological
    relating to etiology
  17. etiology
    cause of an abnormality or injury
  18. eti/o
  19. hereditary
  20. hydrocephalus
    water on the brain
  21. hyperplasia
    abnormal increase in number of normal cells
  22. hyperplastic
    relating to hyperplasia
  23. iatrogenic
    pathology caused by actions of a doctor, treatment, medication
  24. idiopathic
    disease where etiology is unknown
  25. inflammation
    tissue response to injury
  26. infection
    caused by bacteria, viruses and parasites
  27. infectious
    relating to infection
  28. infestation
    infested with parasites
  29. inflammatory
    relating to inflammation
  30. inflamed
    tissue response to injury
  31. malignant
  32. neoplasia
    new growth of cells whose anatomy is abnormal
  33. neoplasm
    any new and abnormal growth
  34. neoplastic
    relating to neoplasm
  35. nosocomial
    disease acquired in hospital environment
  36. parasite
    living organism which invades body and causes disease
  37. parasitic
    relating to parasite
  38. penicillin
  39. rheumatoid
    widespread inflammation with unknown cause
  40. rickets
    vitamin D deficiency
  41. secondary to
    caused by
  42. trauma
    causes injury to tissue by force or toxic agents
  43. traumatic
    relating to trauma
  44. vascularize
    formation of new vessels
  45. abscess
    collection of pus closed off in a sac
  46. acute
    sudden, of short duration
  47. alcoholic
    relating to alcohol
  48. anoxia
    absence of oxygen
  49. anoxic
    relating to absence of oxygen
  50. atrophic
    relating to atrophy
  51. atrophy
    cells decrease in size or number
  52. calor
  53. caloric
    relating to heat
  54. carbuncle
    small abscess
  55. caseous
    type of necrosis
  56. chron/o
  57. chronic
    slow, ongoing
  58. chronicity
    relating to chronic
  59. coagulate
    to clot or curdle
  60. coagulation
    clotting; type of necrosis
  61. degenerate
    decrease or deteriorate
  62. degeneration
    relating to degenerate
  63. degenerative
    relating to condition of degeneration
  64. dolor
  65. edema
    swelling caused by increased fluid in area
  66. edematous
  67. exudate
    fluid of inflammation
  68. fatty metamorphosis
    fatty change
  69. fibrin/o
    fibrin, a blood clotting material
  70. fibrinous
    type of exudate which forms scabs
  71. fibrosis
  72. fung/o
  73. fungus
    forms of yeasts and molds
  74. granuloma
  75. granulomatous
    type of inflammation that forms tumors
  76. hyperemia
    increased blood flow
  77. hypertrophy
    enlarement of cells
  78. hypertrophic
    relating to hypertrophy
  79. hypoxia
    reduced oxygen
  80. hypoxic
    relating to hypoxia
  81. ir/
    in/before r
  82. irreversible
    not reversible
  83. lethal
    anything that kills
  84. leukocytes
    cells which fight infection
  85. liquefaction
    type of necrosis
  86. macrophage
    cell that comes to clear out infection
  87. metamorphosis
  88. monocytes
    type of leukocyte
  89. mono/, mon/o
    one or single
  90. morbid
    loss of function
  91. morbidity
    damage to a whole organism
  92. mortal
    pertaining to or causing death
  93. mortality
    state of being mortal
  94. myocardial infarction
    sudden, severe heart attack
  95. necrosis
    death of cells
  96. necrotic
    relating to death of cells
  97. neutrophils
    leukocytes that eat foreign materials
  98. perinephric
    relating to connective tissue around kidney
  99. polyarthritis
    simultaneous inflammation of several joints
  100. polymorphonuclear
  101. phil/o
    love or attraction, cells that attract a stain
  102. primary intention
    repair with stitches
  103. primary union
    repair with stitches
  104. purulent
  105. pus
    exudate with dead bacteria
  106. py/o
  107. pyogenic
    forming pus
  108. pyonephrosis
    pus-forming inflammatory condition of kidney
  109. pyuria
    pus in urine
  110. /uresis, /uria
    to urinate, condition of urination
  111. regenerate
    tissues replacing themselves
  112. regeneration
    natural renewal of a structure
  113. regenerative
    having ability to regenerate
  114. reversible
    change back
  115. rubor
  116. scab
    formed from fibrinous exudate
  117. secondary intention
    heal with borders separated
  118. secondary union
    heal with borders separated
  119. prim/o
  120. subacute
    less than sharp or severe
  121. suppurative
    inflammatory response with large amount of pus
  122. transudate
    clear fluid without protein
  123. tubercul/o
    tuberculosis, small root
  124. tuberculosis
  125. tumor
    swelling, lump
  126. tumorous
    relating to tumor
  127. wound
    injury to body tissues