Medical Spelling

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Medical Spelling
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2013-09-04 01:14:18
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  1. skin disease marked by red, itchy, scaly patches
    Psoriasis (ser-rye-ah-sis)
  2. chronic disease of the liver marked by scarring of livertissue
    cirrhosis (sir-ro-sis)
  3. posterior part of the forebrain
    Diencephalon (die-en-cef-ah-lon)
  4. tough connective tissue enveloping the outer layer of the bones
    Periosteum (pae-ri-os-tee-um)
  5. condition in which the bones become brittle and fragile
    Osteoporosis (os-tee-oh-por-oh-sis)
  6. long muscle in the side of the neck that turns the head
    Sternocleidomastoid (stur-no-cley-doe-mas-toid)
  7. phrase of the heartbeat when the heart muscle contracts
    Systole (sis-tah-lee)
  8. acute infectious disease caused by the bacillus, whichcauses difficulty in breathing, high fever, and weakness
    Diphtheria (dif-thir-ea)
  9. white blood cell
    Leukocyte (lew-coh-site)
  10. condition of stones in the gallbladder
    Cholelithiasis (koh-luh-li-thahy-uh-sis)

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