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

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  2. Dysmenorrhea
    • difficult menstrual flow
    • or painful menstruation

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

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  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

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

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

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

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  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.

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  9. Ostomy
    a surgically created opening in your

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  10. Rhytidectomy
    face-lift

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

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  12. FBOT
    Fecal Occult Blood Test

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  13. ELISA
    Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay

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  14. FMS
    Fibromyalgia Syndrome

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  15. GDM
    Gestational Diabetes Mellitus

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  16. TIA
    Transient Ischemic Attack.

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  17. ESRD
    End-Stage Renal Disease

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Author:
Anonymous
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131700
Card Set:
Amber
Updated:
2012-01-30 19:03:44
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