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  1. achromophilic
    resisting color
  2. aerobic
    requiring air to live
  3. aerocele
    herniation containing air
  4. aerophobia
    abnormal fear of air
  5. aerotherapy
    treatment using air
  6. amenorrhea
    cessation of menstruation
  7. anaerobic
    able to live without air
  8. anterolateral
    front and side
  9. anteromedial
    front and middle
  10. anteroposterior
    from front to back
  11. anterosuperior
    front and top
  12. arteriostasis
    control of flow through arteries
  13. axillary
    underarm
  14. bioethics
    study of what is good and bad for living things
  15. biology
    science studying living things
  16. blastoderm
    embryonic disk that gives rise to the endoderm, mesoderm, ectoderm
  17. caudad
    toward the tail
  18. cephalad
    toward the head
  19. cephalocaudal
    from head to tail
  20. chondrodysplasia
    defective development of cartilage
  21. chromogenesis
    formation of color
  22. chromolysis
    destruction of color
  23. chromometer
    measuring color
  24. chromophilic
    attracting color
  25. coronal
    pertaining to the crown or encircling
  26. coronary
    pertaining to the crown or encircling (reference to around the heart)
  27. diagnosis
    identifying a disease
  28. dialysis
    separating of substances in a solution
  29. diarrhea
    abnormally loose watery bowel movement
  30. distal
    away from a point of origin or designated point
  31. dorsal
    back
  32. dorsocephalad
    toward the back of the head
  33. dysentery
    inflammation of the intestine
  34. dysmenorrhea
    difficult or painful mestruation
  35. dyspepsia
    poor digestion
  36. dyspnea
    difficulty breathing
  37. dystocia
    difficulty in labor
  38. ectocytic
    outside the cell
  39. ectoderm
    outer embryonic
  40. ectogenous
    formed outside the body
  41. ectopic
    outside of the normal location
  42. ectoplasm
    outer membrane of the cell
  43. endocardium
    inner membrane layer of the heart
  44. endochondral
    within the cartilage
  45. endocolitis
    inflammation of the lining of the colon
  46. endocystic
    inside the urinary bladder or inside a cyst
  47. endoderm
    inner embryonic layer
  48. endoenteritis
    inflammation of the lining of the small intestine
  49. endogenous
    made by one's own body
  50. endoscopy
    process of using a scope to look into the body
  51. eugenics
    choosing good genetic traits to propagate
  52. eupepsia
    good digestion
  53. eupnea
    easy breathing
  54. euthanasia
    easy death
  55. eutocia
    easy labor
  56. hemostasis
    control blood flow
  57. hyperplasia
    overdevelopment
  58. hypoplasia
    underdevelopment
  59. inferior
    below
  60. lateral
    side
  61. lithotripsy
    surgical crushing of a stone
  62. lymphostasis
    control or stoppage of lymph flow
  63. medial
    middle
  64. menopause
    cessation of menstruation, ovulation, and atrophy of female reproductive system
  65. menorrhagia
    hemorrhage during menstruation
  66. menses
    menstruation
  67. mesoderm
    middle germ layer
  68. midaxillary
    middle of the armpit
  69. midsagittal
    the plane dividing the body into equal right and left halves
  70. neurotripsy
    surgical crushing of a nerve
  71. omphalectomy
    excision of the umbilicus
  72. omphalic
    pertaining to the umbilicus
  73. omphalitis
    inflammation of the umbilicus
  74. omphalocele
    umbilical hernia
  75. omphalorrhagia
    hemorrhage of the umbilicus
  76. omphalorrhea
    discharge from the umbilicus
  77. omphalorrhexis
    rupture of the umbilicus
  78. osteochondrodysplasia
    defective development of bone and cartilage
  79. para-appendicitis
    inflammation of near the appendix
  80. paracentral
    pertaining to near the center
  81. paracolpitis
    inflammation of the vagina
  82. paracystitis
    inflammation near the urinary bladder
  83. parahepatitis
    inflammation near the liver
  84. paranephritis
    inflammation near the kidney
  85. parietal
    pertianing to the wall
  86. peritoneum
    membrane of the abdomen
  87. phlebostasis
    control of flow through a vein
  88. pleura
    membrane of the lungs
  89. posteroanterior
    from back to front
  90. posteroexternal
    back and outside
  91. posterointernal
    back and inside
  92. posterolateral
    back and side
  93. procephalic
    in front of the head
  94. prognosis
    predicting the outcome of a disease
  95. prognostic
    pertaining to a prognosis
  96. proximal
    near the point of origin or a designated point
  97. pseudocyesis
    false pregnancy
  98. pseudocyst
    false cyst
  99. pseudoedema
    false swelling
  100. pseudoesthesia
    false sensation
  101. retrocolic
    behind the colon
  102. retroflexion
    bending backward
  103. retroperitoneum
    behind the peritoneum
  104. retroperitonitis
    inflammation of the area behind the peritoneum
  105. retrosternal
    behind the sternum
  106. retroversion
    twisting backwards
  107. sagittal
    vertical plane or slice
  108. signs
    objective observable information
  109. superior
    above
  110. symptoms
    subjective self-reported
  111. syphilophobia
    abnormal fear of syphilis
  112. syphilopsychosis
    severe mental condition caused by untreated syphilis
  113. syphilotherapy
    treatment for syphilis
  114. ventral
    front
  115. viscera
    organs
  116. visceropleura
    membrane surrounding and attached to the lung
  117. before
    á
  118. anterior to posterior
    AP
  119. axillary
    AX
  120. biopsy
    bx
  121. computed tomography
    CT
  122. diagnostic-related group
    DRG
  123. diagnosis
    Dx
  124. end-stage renal disease
    ESRD
  125. endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography
    ERCP
  126. history
    Hx
  127. lateral
    LAT
  128. last menstrual period
    LMP
  129. left occiput anterior
    LOA
  130. left posterior oblique
    LPO
  131. occupational therapy
    OT
  132. posterior to anterior
    PA
  133. after (post)
    -p
  134. prognosis
    Px
  135. right occiput posterior
    ROP
  136. right posterior oblique
    RPO
  137. syphilis test
    RPR, VDRL
  138. sexually transmitted infection
    STI
  139. tuberculosis
    TB
  140. venereal disease
    VD

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