Medical Vocab ending 7/10

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Medical Vocab ending 7/10
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  1. to walk, not be confined to bed
    ambulate
  2. removal by suction.
    aspiration
  3. physical harm; a violent attack
    assault
  4. to bring into or keep in equilibrium; to have equal weight and power.
    balance
  5. a simple or compound substance used in chemical processes
    chemical
  6. continuing a long time, returning; not acute.
    chronic
  7. pertaining to the rights of private individuals; legal proceedings concerning rights that are not criminal.
    civil law
  8. of, involving, or having the nature of a crime
    criminal law
  9. staffs with a cross-piece at the top to place under the arms of a lame person
    crutches
  10. to slander, or to attack the reputation of an individual or group
    defamation
  11. a diabetic emergency that can be fatal if not treated promptly and properly
    diabetic coma
  12. profuse sweating
    diaphoresis
  13. no longer under the care, custody, or supervision of a parent or guardian.
    emancipated minor
  14. anything that is not normally found in the location; usually refers to dirt, splinters, etc
    foreign (body)
  15. manner of walking
    gait
  16. an organism that lives in or on another organism without rendering it any service in return
    parasite
  17. a hole made by something pointed
    puncture
  18. refers to the degree of movement of the body’s joints and extremities.
    range of motion
  19. a condition in which the pulse becomes rapid and weak, the blood pressure drops, and the patient is pale and clammy.
    shock
  20. hard capsules formed by certain bacteria that allow them to resist prolonged exposure to heat.
    spores
  21. being at, on, or near the surface: a superficial wound.
    superficial
  22. the elimination of all transmissible agents (such as bacteria and viruses) from a surface, a piece of equipment, food, or biologic culture medium, including spores.
    sterilization
  23. a very simple, frequently pathogenic, microorganism capable of replicating within living cells.
    virus
  24. a chair fitted with wheels by which a person can propel oneself.
    wheelchair

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