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  1. Cirrhosis
    • Cirrhosis is scarring of the
    • liver and poor liver function

  2. Dysmenorrhea
    • difficult menstrual flow
    • or painful menstruation

  3. Pediculosis
    • Body lice are tiny parasites
    • (Pediculus humanus corporis)
    • that spread through close contact
    • with other people

  4. Aneurysm
    • An aneurysm is an abnormal widening
    • or ballooning of a portion of an artery
    • due to weakness in the wall of the
    • blood vessel

  5. Arthrocentesis
    • The surgical puncture and
    • aspiration of a joint

  6. Encephalitis
    • Encephalitis is irritation and swelling
    • (inflammation) of the brain, most
    • often due to infections

  7. Quadriplegia
    • Complete paralysis of the
    • body from the neck down

  8. Embolism
    • a blockage in one of the arteries of the body
    • due to a blood clot that has broken off from
    • another location in the body (embolus)
    • and traveled through the bloodstream to
    • lodge in a small blood vessel.

  9. Ostomy
    a surgically created opening in your

  10. Rhytidectomy

  11. Delusion
    • A delusion is an unshakable
    • belief in something untrue

  12. FBOT
    Fecal Occult Blood Test

  13. ELISA
    Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay

  14. FMS
    Fibromyalgia Syndrome

  15. GDM
    Gestational Diabetes Mellitus

  16. TIA
    Transient Ischemic Attack.

  17. ESRD
    End-Stage Renal Disease

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2012-01-30 19:03:44
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