Medical Terminology Unit 2

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Medical Terminology Unit 2
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  1. immature cell
    blastocyte
  2. heart pain
    cardialgia
  3. physician specialist in heart disease
    cardiologist
  4. enlarged heart
    cardiomegaly
  5. blueness of the skin
    cyanoderma
  6. condition of blueness
    cyanosis
  7. a technologist who studies cellular disease
    cytologist
  8. the science of studying cells 
    cytology
  9. instrument used to count cells
    cytometer
  10. process of using a cytometer
    cytometry
  11. the science of studying the skin
    dermatology
  12. instrument used to cut slices of skin tissue
    dermatome
  13. pertaining to the duodenum
    duodenal
  14. incision into the duodenum
    duodenotomy
  15. first part of the small intestine
    duodenum
  16. sonography of the heart
    echocardiography
  17. picture (tracing) representing the electrical activity of the heart during the cardiac cycle
    electrocardiogram
  18. instrument that produces the electrocardiogram
    electrocardiograph
  19. process of using the electrocardiograph
    electrocardiography
  20. reddened skin (erythroderma)
    erythema
  21. abnormally red blood due to too many erythrocytes
    erythremia
  22. immature red blood cell
    erthroblast
  23. red blood cells
    erythrocytes
  24. low numbers of erythrocytes
    erythrocytopenia
  25. high numbers of erythrocytes
    erythrocytosis
  26. redness of the skin
    erythroderma
  27. the study of the origin of the cause of disease
    etiology
  28. stomach pain
    gastralgia
  29. excision of the stomach
    gastrectomy
  30. pertaining to the stomach (adj)
    gastric
  31. making a new opening between the stomach and duodenum
    gastroduodenostomy
  32. enlarged stomach
    gastromegaly
  33. gastrostomy
    making a new opening in the stomach
  34. immature tissue cells
    histoblast
  35. the science of studying tissues
    histology
  36. pertaining to below the dermis
    hypodermic
  37. verb form for inflammation
    inflamed
  38. tissue condition of redness, swelling, heat
    inflammation
  39.  yellow appearance due to high bilibrubin level in the blood
    jaundice
  40. blood cancer involving leukocytes and bone marrow
    leukemia
  41. white blood cell
    leukocyte
  42. low numbers of leukocytes
    leukocytopenia
  43. high numbers of leukocytes
    leukocytosis
  44. abnormally white skin (vitiligo)
    leukoderma
  45. pertaining to the lymph system
    lymphatic 
  46. obstructed lymph vessels causing fluid buildup in tissues (swelling)
    lymphedema
  47. lymphatic system white blood cell
    lymphocyte
  48. abnormally enlarged self-image
    megalomania
  49. immature melanocyte
    melanoblast
  50. pigment cell
    melanocyte
  51. dark patches of skin
    melanoderma 
  52. physician specialist in the study of disease
    pathologist
  53. the science of studying disease
    pathology
  54. x-ray picture (film) (radiograph)
    radiogram
  55. instrument used to produce the radiogram or the x-ray
    radiograph
  56. process of producing radiograms (radiographs)
    radiography
  57. physician specialist in the interpretation of radiograms and other diagnostic imaging modalities
    radiologist 
  58. image of the body produced by computerized reflected sound
    sonogram
  59. instrument that reflects sound waves through the body, picks them up with a transducer, and uses a computer to create an image of body structures
    sonograph
  60. technologist who performs sonography
    sonographer
  61. process of using a sonograph (ultrasonography)
    sonography
  62. platelets, blood-clotting cell fragments
    thrombocytes 
  63. low numbers of thrombocytes
    thrombocytopenia
  64. high numbers of thrombocytes
    thrombocytosis
  65. picture made by a tomograph
    tomogram
  66. instrument that uses x-ray to produce images through planes (slices) of the body
    tomograph
  67. the process of using a tomograph
    tomography
  68. yellow condition of the blood (carotenemia)
    xanthemia

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