Terms Week 2

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Terms Week 2
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2010-03-31 13:08:38
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Med Terms Week 2
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  1. Instrument with two blades and a handle for pulling, grasping, and compressing
    Forceps
  2. Milligram
    mg
  3. Enlargement of the adrenal gland
    adrenomegaly
  4. On left side, with left arm back, right knee drawn up
    sims'
  5. Anesthetic agent is injected into an intercostal nerve
    Intercostal
  6. Hook like instrument for seizing, holding, grasping, and pulling
    Tenaculum
  7. On one side, toward abdomen, body elevated, head and feet lower
    Lateral Prone
  8. Anesthetic agent is injected into the area of the spinal cord that affects the buttocks, perineum, and inner aspects of the thigh
    Saddle Block
  9. Flat on abdomen, head turned to one side
    Prone
  10. instrument for pulling back the edges of a wound, incision, or body parts
    Retractor
  11. on back, legs in stirrups, buttocks near edge of table
    lithotomy
  12. anesthetic agent is injected along any area of the spinal cord
    Spinal Block
  13. Prone, head and feet down, hips flexed and elevated
    Kraske
  14. Spoon-shaped instrument for scraping and removing tissue
    Curette
  15. Instrument used to stop the flow of blood
    Hemostat
  16. Flat on back, Knees drawn up, thighs outward
    Dorsal Recumbent
  17. Breathing or inhaling an anesthetic gas into the lungs
    Inhalation
  18. Excessive size and height due to over secretion of growth hormone
    gigantism
  19. Overactive thyroid gland
    Hyperthyroidism
  20. Excessive amount of glucose in the blood
    Hyperglycemia
  21. Excessive secretion of adrenal cortex glucocorticoids
    Cushing's Syndrome
  22. Abnormal acidity of body fluids
    Acidosis
  23. Enlarged thyroid gland due to excessive growth of the gland
    Goiter

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