MLS Etymology Words 2

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  1. Bradycardia
    slow heart beat
  2. Hypogonadism
    diminished hormonal or reproductive functioning of gonads (testes or ovaries)
  3. Libido
    sexual desire
  4. Impotent
    erectile dysfunction, inability to achieve or maintain an erection long enough to engage in sexual intercourse
  5. Ischemic
    reduced oxygen supply in a particular organ cause by blockage of vessels
  6. Nocturia
    excessive urination at night
  7. Thyroidectomy
    surgical removal of the thyroid gland
  8. Multinodular Goitre
    goiter with enclosed nodules (small lumps) within the gland
  9. Hypocalcemia
    deficiency of calcium in the bloodstream
  10. Hyperphosphatemia
    high level of phosphate in the blood
  11. Hypoparathyroidism
    diminished concentration of parathyroid hormone in the blood
  12. Normochromic, Hyperchromic, Hypochromic
    normal, increase, decrease concentration of hemoglobin
  13. Normocytic, Macrocytic, Microcytic
    normal, big, small blood cell size

    • macrocyte - big RBC's
    • microcyte - small RBC's
  14. Anisocytosis
    unequal RBC size
  15. Poikilocytosis
    presence of poikilocytes in the blood (abnormal shape)
  16. Lymphocytosis
    abnormal increase in the number of lymphocytes (small leukocyte or a WBC) in the blood
  17. Dysgranulopoiesis
    unable to make granulocytes (WBC)
  18. Dysphagia
    difficulty or disturbances in swallowing
  19. Asymptomatic
    showing no symptoms
  20. Leukemia
    cancer of the blood or bone marrow
  21. Hematopoiesis
    formation of blood cells
  22. Mucositis
    inflammation of the mucus membranes
  23. Enteritis
    inflammation of the intestinal tract
  24. Neutropenia
    decrease in neutrophil counts
  25. Prophylactic
    protecting against disease (adj. or n.)
  26. Febrile
  27. Sepsis
    bacterial infection in the bloodstream or body tissues
  28. Intravenous
    existing within, or administered into the vein(s)
  29. Nausea
    feeling of sickness and wanting to vomit
  30. Epigastric
    relating to the epigastrium (area above stomach)
  31. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
    test using a flexible fiberoptic tube with a tiny TV camera at the end that allows a doctor to see the inside lining of the digestive tract
  32. Lesion
    region in an organ or tissue that has suffered damage
  33. Pneumonia
    inflammation of the lungs
  34. Bronchoscopy
    procedure that allows the doctor to look inside the bronchi (airways of the lungs)
  35. Transbronchial Biopsy
    procedure in which a bronchoscope (thin, lighted tube) is inserted through the nose or mouth to collect several pieces of lung tissue then examined
  36. Renal
  37. Aplasia
    failure of an organ or tissue to develop or to function normally
  38. Hypertrophy vs. Atrophy
    enlarging, shrinking of an organ or tissue from the increase in size of its cells
  39. Phagocytosis vs. Pinocytosis
    ingestion of solid particles, liquid particles
  40. In vitro
    taking place in a test tube, culture dish, or elsewhere outside a living organism
  41. In vivo
    taking place in a living organism
  42. In utero
    in a woman's uterus, before birth
  43. Angioplasty
    mechanically widening narrowed or obstructed arteries to get blood flowing back to the heart
  44. Hepatic
  45. Lymphoid
    tissue responsible for producing lymphocytes and antibodies
  46. Hypertension
    abnormally high blood pressure
  47. Hyperlipidemia
    abnormally high concentration of fats or lipids in the blood
  48. Glysosuria
    excess sugar in urine
  49. Hyperglycemia
    excess glucose in the bloodstream
  50. Myocardial Infarction
    destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle
  51. Hemoptysis
    coughing of blood
  52. Pleural
    of or relating to the pleura or the walls of the thorax
  53. Monocytosis
    increase in monocytes (WBC) in the blood
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MLS Etymology Words 2
2013-09-10 13:32:31
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