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  1. angiospasm
    involuntary contraction of the arteries
  2. aortic stenosis
    condition of narrowing of the aorta
  3. arteriosclerosis
    hardening of the arteries
  4. cardiodynia
    heart pain
  5. cardiomyopathy
    heart muscle disease
  6. coronary thrombosis
    blood flow blocked by clot in artery
  7. endocarditis
    inflammation of the inner lining layer of heart
  8. pericarditis
    inflammation of the lining around the heart
  9. angiorrhaphy
    suture of a vessel
  10. cardiologist
    heart specialist
  11. cardiology
    study of the heart
  12. lympadenitis
    inflammation of lymph node
  13. hyperthyroidism
    condition of over active thyroid
  14. leiomyoma
    benign tumor of smooth muscle
  15. melanoma
    black tumor
  16. myoma
    muscle tumor
  17. neoplasm
    new formation (tumor)
  18. carcinogen
    cancer producing
  19. matastasis
    spread of disease
  20. oncologist
    cancer specialist
  21. pathology
    study of disease
  22. benign
    non-malignant
  23. malignant
    cancerous growth that resists treatment
  24. hypoplasia
    below normal growth
  25. leukocytosis
    abnormal condition of high WBC
  26. bronchitis
    inflammation of bronchis
  27. pleuritis
    inflammation of pleural membrane
  28. pneumatocele
    hernia of the lung
  29. bronchoplasty
    surg. repair of bronchis
  30. apnea
    absence of breathing
  31. dyspnea
    painful breathing
  32. histolgy
    study of tissue
  33. onychomalacia
    softening of the nail
  34. trichomycosis
    condition of fungus of the hair
  35. xeroderma
    dry skin
  36. necrosis
    condition of dead cells/tissue
  37. glomerulonephritis
    inflammation of the kidney glomerulus
  38. nephroblastoma
    tumor of immature kidney cell
  39. nephrolithiasis
    condition of stone in kidney
  40. uremia
    blood in the urine
  41. lithotripsy
    surg. crushing of a stone

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