MLS Etymology Words

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  1. Hepatosplenomegaly
    enlargement of the liver and spleen
  2. Neutrophilia
    increase in the number of neutrophils in the blood
  3. Dyspepsia
  4. Leukemia
    cancer of the white blood cells
  5. Arthritis
    inflammation of the joints
  6. In vivo
    occurring inside the living body
  7. Polyuria
    increased urine output
  8. Endoscopy
    increase in the number of monocytes in the blood
  9. Monocytosis
    viewing through a hollow organ
  10. Lavage
  11. Prophylaxis
    advanced treatment
  12. Dyserythropoiesis
    disturbance in the red cell production
  13. Nephritis
    inflammation of the kidneys
  14. Oliguria
    decreased urine output
  15. Mastectomy
    "no answer on the quiz"

    surgical operation to remove breast
  16. Hemoptysis
    coughing out of blood seen in sputum
  17. Poikilocytosis
    variation in cell shape
  18. Bradycardia
    decrease in heart rate
  19. Diplopia
    double vision, visual impairment in which an object is seen as two objects
  20. Ulcer
    sore on skin or mucus membrane
  21. Allogeneic
    coming from antigenically different individual but from the same species
  22. Apnea
    temporary suspension of breathing
  23. Hematuria
    blood in urine
  24. Lassitude
    weariness or fatigue
  25. Anisocytosis
    variation in cell size
  26. Sepsis
    presence of bacteria or bacterial toxins in the bloodstream
  27. Dyspoietic
    disturbance in the formation of cells
  28. Eosinopenia
    decrease in the number of circulating eosinophils
  29. Hyponatremia
    decrease in sodium concentration
  30. Hyperkalemia
    increase in potassium concentration in blood
  31. Intravenous
    occurring within the vein
  32. Blasts
    immature cells
  33. Hypochromic
    decreased hemoglobin concentration in red cells
  34. Hypoglycemia
    decrease in glucose concentration in the blood
  35. Hypertrophy
    increase in the size of an organ or tissue
  36. Anuria
    cessation of urine flow
  37. Epigastric
    occurring above the stomach
  38. Mucositis
    inflammation of the mucus membrane
  39. Myositis
    inflammation of the muscles
  40. Gastrectomy
    removal of the stomach
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MLS Etymology Words
2013-09-10 11:44:33
etymology words

application of etymology to find the definition of medical terms
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