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Malignant tumor from connective tissue
Disease of intestinal tract
Surgical removal of a nerve or part of a nerve
Instrument for recording
Relating to brain or cerebrum
Rapid heart rate, above 100 bpm
Passing through or by way of bile ducts
Study of the cause of disease
Instrument for visual examination
Process of visual examination
Pus in urine
Medical procedure where access to inner organs or other tissue is done via needle-puncture of the skin
Thickening and hardening of the arteries and arterial walls
Pertaining to the lungs
Pain in the chest or pleural cavity
Pertaining to the thorax (chest)
Thin sac like membrane that surrounds the heart
Excessive heavy menstrual flow
The area between the lungs
Abnormality of development
Low concentration of glucose in blood
A benign tumor of cartilage
Feverish, pertaining to fever
Urinary tract infection
Pertaining to kidney
Not malignant, noncancerous
Decreased urine output
Inflammation of salivary gland
Insufficient supply of blood to organ, deficit of oxygen for a tissue
White blood cell
Situated under, or the vetral side of the liver
Study of the size, shape, and structure of an organism or one of its parts
A malignancy of blood-producing tissue, characterized by proliferating immature white blood cells and infiltration of the spleen, liver and other organs
Enlargement of an organ or part resulting from an increase in the size of the cells
The death of one or more cells in the body
The relation between two different kinds of organisms in which one receives benefits from the other causing damage to it
Disease affecting several muscles simultaneously
Inflammation of eyelids
Surgical excision of a gland
Pain in the ear; earache
Fear of heights
Surgical removal of a kidney
Between two ribs
Coarse or large, visible to naked eye
Instrument to examine both eyes
A benign tumor of muscular tissue
Liver function test
Inflammation of urinary bladder
A blood condition with deficiency or decreased number of red blood cells
Induced in a patient by a physician‚Äôs activity, manner or therapy
Determination of the nature of a cause of a disease
Removal and examination of a sample of tissue from a living body for diagnostic purposes
Lack of oxygen in body tissues
Hemorrhage from a ruptured spleen
Gland located at base of brain that produces a number of hormones, including those that regulate growth and reproductive functions
Relating to the layer just beneath the epidermis
Having given birth to more than one child
A histologist studies
Study of the liver, by studying tissue
Hernial protrusion of a part of the rectum into the vagina
A sudden severe attack, as a paralysis or sunstroke, CVA
A physician that specializes in eye care
Abatement or subsiding of the symptoms of a disease
Osteomalasia spell correctly?
Benign tumor of cartilage
The plural of pleura is pleura? T/F
What is the correct accent in the word GASTROTOMY?
What is the correct accent in the work ENTEROPATHY?
What is the correct accent in the word OPHTHALMOLOGIST?
It is useful to read the meaning of medical terms starting from the suffix back to the beginning of the term. T/F
To send back; disappearance of symptoms of disease
Pertaining to a condition caused by the hospital environment?
Study of tumors, both malignant and benign (not study of cancer)
Surgical reconstruction of a blood vessel
Surgical opening from trachea to outside the body
Surgical anastomosis between stomach and jejunum
Pertaining to or originating in a hospital
Inflammation of nasal mucous membrane
Surgical removal of half of tongue
A pronounced reduction in all of the formed elements of the blood
Neoplasm or tumor
An abnormal growth of tussue; tumor
A backflow of urine from the urinary bladder back into the ureter
EKG or ECG; a graphic recording of the electrical activity of the heart
Tumor of liver, usually cancerous
Passing of stools containing blood
Relating to pathology; a study of disease
Surgical removal of part or all of the stomach
A cancer-causing substance or agent
Excessive growth of tissue or part resulting from an increase in the size of the cells
A change in shape or structure; transition from one stage of development to another
Severe pain in a joint
PET is the abbreviation for?
Positron emission tomography
And epithelial cell is a/an?
Underline the accented syllable in the word: HYPERTROPHY?
What is the correct accent in the word OPTHALMOSCOPE?
for most medical terms the combining vowel ‚"A"usually links the root to the suffix or the root to another root. T/F
Adipose means pertaining to?
Fat cells or tissue
Incision into stomach
Abnormally low number of red blood cells
Nothing by mouth
The presence of one or more gallstones in the gall bladder
Opening to form mouth
Confined to only one side
An accumulation of clotted blood that develops with an open body space, organ or tissue
A prediction of the probably course and outcome of a disease
Tightening stricture, narrowing
A wasting away; or decrease in size of an organ or tissue
A factor that renders the administration of a drug or the carrying out of a medical procedure inadvisable
Pain in a nerve or along the course of one or more nerves
Inflammation of the colon
Disease of kidneys, characterized by purely degenerative lesion of the renal tubules
Relating to femur or thigh
Near the armpit
The process of breaking down red blood cells
Instrument to visually examine colon, bladder or stomach
Within or administered into a vein
White blood cells
EEG, a graphic recording of brain waves
A person who performs autopsies and reads biopsies?
Cerebrovascular accident (CVA) occurs when damage to blood vessels in the cerebrum causes injury to nerve cells of the brain. What is another name for this condition?
The substance secreted from mucous membranes?
Which blood cells help fight disease?
White blood cells
Abdominocentisis spell correctly?
The root is the foundation of a word; every medical term also includes a suffix and a prefix? T/F
Opposite of proximal?
Opposite of ‚-malacia is?
Inflammation of bone
Enlargement of the spleen
Visual examination of the urinary tract with an endoscope or cystoscope
Computerized axial tomography
Incision or transaction of a bone
Underline the accented syllable in PERITONEUM?
the combining vowel is usually dropped before a suffix that begins with a vowel; it is retained between two roots, even if the second root begins with a vowel. T/F
Dr Ghandi felt that Mrs. Epperley's ,condition of thrombocytopenia was a clear ______ to performing elective surgery.
The plural of lumen is lumina? T/F
Underline the accented syllable in CATABOLISM?
treat benign prostatic hyperplasia?
TURP or prostatectomy
When forming the plural of a singular word that ends in ‚"ma", retain the ‚"ma" and add a ‚"ta" making the ending "mata". T/F
Red blood cell
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
A process of metabolism that breaks down complex substance into simple ones
Absence of menstrual periods
Abnormal softening or degeneration of cartilage of the joints, especially of the knee
Development of a disease or morbid condition
A type of blood cell containing granules that can be stained by eosin (a chemical that produces a red stain)
Above the upper part of the thorax
Of or relating to head
Disease or disorder of the heart muscle
Lying on back; having the face upward
Gastroesophageal reflux disease
Falling, drooping, prolapse
Treatment of disease with chemical treatment
Surgical removal of an organ or a structure
Inflammation of the skin
Shortness of breath
Transurethral resection of prostate
Platelet or the smallest cells in blood; formed in red bone marrow
Berry-shaped bacterium, grows in twisted chains