Med term unit 10

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  1. abduction
    movement away from the midline
  2. aberrant
    wandering away from the norm
  3. ablactation
    weaning a baby from the breast
  4. ablation
    takes away a layer or destroys a tissue layer
  5. abnormal
    unusual
  6. aboral
    away from the mouth
  7. abortion
    termination of pregnancy
  8. abrasion
    scraping
  9. adduction
    movement toward the midline
  10. aerophilia
    attraction to air
  11. anhidrosis
    absence of sweating
  12. anisocytosis
    cells of unequal sizes
  13. anisomastia
    breasts of unequal size
  14. autodermic
    plastic surgery and grafting using one's own skin
  15. autodiagnosis
    diagnosing one's self
  16. autogenous
    made by or from one's own tissues
  17. autograft
    graft of tissue from one's own body
  18. autohemotherapy
    transfusion with one's own blood
  19. autoimmunity
    reaction of immune response to one's own tissues
  20. autologous
    originating from one's self
  21. autonomic
    self-controlling part of the nervous system
  22. autophagia
    biting one's self
  23. autophilia
    attraction to one's self
  24. autophobia
    abnormal fear of one's self, being alone
  25. autopsy
    necropsy, postmortem examination, exam to confirm cause of death
  26. centigram
    one hundredth of a gram
  27. centimeter
    one hundredth of a meter
  28. cholangiopancreatography
    X-ray of bile ducts and pancreatic ducts using contrast medium
  29. circumduction
    moving as to describe a circle with a body part
  30. circumocular
    encircling the eye
  31. circumscribed
    encircling or in the shape of a circle
  32. cytoplasm
    substance within the cell
  33. decagram
    ten grams
  34. decalcification
    calcium loss (from bone)
  35. decaliter
    ten liters
  36. deciduous
    falls down (primary teeth that come out)
  37. decigram
    one tenth of a gram
  38. deciliter
    one tenth of a liter
  39. dehydration
    water loss
  40. descending
    moving downward
  41. diaphoresis
    profuse sweating
  42. diathermy
    heat through tissues
  43. diuresis
    increase in urine output
  44. diuretic
    agent that causes diuresis
  45. epilepsy
    disorder characterized by seizures
  46. excision
    removing a body part
  47. excretion
    removal of waste
  48. exhale
    breathe out
  49. extension
    to straighten or lengthen a body part
  50. extraction
    removal or pulling out of a body part
  51. flexion
    to shorten or bend a body part
  52. glycogenesis
    formation of glycogen or sugar
  53. glycohemoglobin
    hemoglobin with attached glucose
  54. hematophilia
    attraction to blood
  55. hidrosis
    condition of sweating
  56. hydrophilia
    attraction to water
  57. hydrophobia
    fear of water
  58. hyperpyrexia
    high fever
  59. hyperglycemia
    high blood glucose level
  60. hypoglycemia
    low blood glucose level
  61. immunodeficiency
    deficient immune system
  62. immunotherapy
    vaccination, immunization
  63. isocellular
    equal size cells
  64. isodactylism
    digits the same length
  65. isometric
    measures the same on all sides
  66. laparoscopy
    examination of the abdomen with a scope
  67. laparotomy
    incision into the abdomen
  68. mastectomy
    excision of breast tissue
  69. mastocarcinoma
    breast cancer
  70. milligram
    one thousandth of a gram
  71. millimeter
    one thousandth of a meter
  72. monocyte
    one cell
  73. monocytosis
    increase in the number of monocytes
  74. monoma
    a single tumor
  75. monomyoplegia
    paralysis of one muscle
  76. mononeural
    involving one nerve
  77. mononuclear
    having one nucleus
  78. mononucleosis
    viral infection causing monocytosis
  79. multicapsular
    having more than one capsule
  80. multicellular
    having or involving many cells
  81. multiglandular
    having or involving many glands
  82. multinuclear
    a cell having more than one nucleus
  83. multipara
    having many live births
  84. necrectomy
    excision of dead tissue
  85. necrocytosis
    condition of cell death or deomposition
  86. necroparasite
    organism that lives off dead tissue
  87. necrophobia
    abnormal fear of dead bodies
  88. necrotic
    pertaining to necrosis
  89. necrotomy
    incision into dead tissue
  90. nocturnal enuresis
    bedwetting
  91. nullipara
    having no pregnancies carried to the third trimester
  92. omphalotomy
    incision into the navel
  93. percussion
    striking or tapping
  94. percutaneous
    through the skin
  95. perforatoin
    puncturing
  96. perfusion
    supplying blood to tissues
  97. periarticular
    area surrounding a joint
  98. pericardiectomy
    excision of the membrane around the heart
  99. pericolic
    area surrounding the colon
  100. perihepatitis
    inflammation around the liver
  101. peritonsillar
    area surrounding the tonsils
  102. postmortem
    after death
  103. primigravida
    first pregnancy
  104. primipara
    first live birth
  105. pyrexia
    fever
  106. pyrolysis
    destruction of tissue caused by fever
  107. pyromania
    compulsion for setting fires
  108. pyrometer
    thermometer
  109. pyrophilia
    attraction to fire
  110. pyrophobia
    abnormal fear of fire
  111. pyrosis
    heartburn
  112. pyrotoxin
    poisonous by-product of metabolism created during fever
  113. transluminal
    across the lumen
  114. vaccination
    immunization
  115. vaccine
    substance used to stimulate an immune response for immunization
  116. death
    (cross)
  117. micrometer
    mcm
  118. two hours postcibum (after meal)
    2 h pc
  119. two hours postglucose (after drinking glucose)
    2 h pg
  120. two hours postprandial (after meal)
    2 h pp
  121. abortion (number of)
    Ab 1,2,3
  122. acquired immunodeficiency syndrome
    AIDS
  123. bis in die (twice a day)
    bid
  124. calcium
    Ca
  125. cubic centimeter
    cc
  126. centimeter
    cm
  127. certified surgical technologist
    CST
  128. dextrose in water
    D/W
  129. diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus (vaccine)
    DPT, DTP, DTaP
  130. excision
    exc
  131. fasting blood sugar
    FBS
  132. full mouth extraction
    FME
  133. pregnancy (number of)
    grav 1,2,3
  134. glycosylated hemoglobin
    GHB
  135. glucose tolerance test
    GTT
  136. Hemoglobin A1c (test)
    Hb A1c
  137. hepatitis B vaccine
    HepB
  138. Haemophilus influenzae vaccine
    Hib
  139. human immunodeficiency virus
    HIV
  140. human papilloma virus
    HPV
  141. hour of sleep, bed time
    hs
  142. incision and drainage
    I&D
  143. insulin dependent diabetes mellitus
    IDDM
  144. inactivated poliovirus vaccine (injectable)
    IPV
  145. kilogram
    kg
  146. laparoscopically assisted vaginal hysterectomy
    LAVH
  147. microgram
    mcg
  148. milligram
    mg
  149. milligram/deciliter
    mgdl
  150. milliliter
    ml
  151. millimeter
    mm
  152. measles, mumps, rubella
    MMR
  153. mononucleosis
    mono
  154. noninsulin dependent diabetes mellitus
    NIDDM
  155. normal saline
    NS
  156. live births past 20 weeks gestation
    para 1,2,3
  157. pneumococcal vaccine
    PCV
  158. percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty
    PTCA
  159. quaque 2 hora, every 2 hours
    q 2 h
  160. quarter in die, four times a day
    qid
  161. sugar and acetone
    SA
  162. Tetanus toxoid
    Td
  163. ter in die, three times a day
    tid
  164. chickenpox vaccine
    Var

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