Terms Week 5

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Terms Week 5
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  1. enlargement of the bones of the extremities and face
    acromegaly
  2. surgical removal of the adrenal gland
    adrenalectomy
  3. study of hearing
    audiology
  4. diabetes caused by a lack of insulin
    diabetes mellitus
  5. study of the endocrine system
    endocrinology
  6. excessive body hair on a female in a male distribution pattern
    hirsutism
  7. excessive amount of calcium in the blood
    hypercalcemia
  8. decreased amount of potassium in the blood
    hypokalemia
  9. inflammation of the cornea
    keratits
  10. surgical or plastic repair of the tympanic membrane
    myringoplasty
  11. most severe form of adult hypothyroidism
    myxedema
  12. pain in the ear (earache)
    otalgia
  13. surgical or plastic repair of one or both ears
    otoplasty
  14. study of the ear, nose, and throat
    otorhinolaryngology
  15. inflammation of the pancreas
    pancreatitis
  16. surgical removal of the parathyroid gland
    parathyroidectomy
  17. loss of hearing due to impaired or damaged auditory nerve cells or tissue
    sensorineural deafness
  18. excision of the stapes
    stapedectomy
  19. inability of the eyes to gaze in the same direction due to weakness of the eye muscle
    strabismus
  20. surgical puncture into the chest or thorax to withdraw fluid
    thoracentesis

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