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  1. a localized collection of pus within a circumscribed (limited) area that is associated with tissue destruction
    abscess
  2. extreme generalized edema resulting from a systemic accumulation of serous fluid in various.
    anasarca
  3. condition in which red blood cells do not transport enough oxygen to tissues; a decrease in the number of red blood cells or hemoglobin that results in tissues lacking adequate oxygen.
    anemia
  4. joint pain; neuralgic pain in a joint or joints
    arthralgia
  5. the accumulation of fluid in the peritoneal cavity.
    ascites
  6. inflammation of the conjuntiva (the outermost layer of the eye and the inner surface of the eyelids).
    conjuctivitis
  7. is a bluish color to the skin or mucus membranes that is usually due to a lack of oxygen in the blood.
    cyananosis
  8. a closed sac or pouch containing fluid or semisolid material.
    cyst
  9. clot from somewhere in the body that blocks a small blood vessel in the brain
    embolus
  10. an increase in peripheral blood eosinophilic leukocytes to more than 600 cells permicroliter of blood.
    eosinophilia
  11. red nodules under the skin.
    erythema nodosum
  12. injury to the surface of the skin caused by a scratch, abrasion, or burn, usually accompanied by som oozing.
    excoriation
  13. vomiting blood or the prescence of blood in vomit
    hematemesis
  14. blood in the urin
    hamaturia
  15. red blood cells are destroyed faster than the bone marrow can replace them.
    hemolyic anemia.
  16. the simultaneous enlargement of both the liver (ehpatomegaly) and the spleen (splenomegaly)
    hepatosplenomegaly.
  17. reduction in the oxygen supply to a tissue below physiological levels despite adequate perfusion of the tissue by blood.
    Hypoxia
  18. also known as jaundice; excessive bilirubin in the blood causing yellowing of the skin and th whites of eyes.
    icterus
  19. swollen lymph nodes; a chronic, abnormal enlargement of the lymph nodes.
    Lymphadenopathy
  20. Inflammation of the heart muscle (myocardium)
    myocarditis
  21. sudden, rapid, brief, involuntary jerking of a muscle or group of muscles.
    myoclonus
  22. abnormal presence of protein in the urine.
    proteinuria
  23. inflammation of the renal pelvis.
    pyelitis
  24. retina swelling
    retinitis
  25. abnormally fast breathing.
    Tachypnea
  26. a permanent dilation of the small blood vessels.
    Telangiectasia
  27. an abnormal condition in which a thrombus decelops within a blood vessel.
    thrombosis
  28. constant ringing or buzzing in the ear; the prescence of sound in the ear when there is no external source.
    Tinnitus
  29. dizziness; an abnormal motion sensation that results from imbalances with the inner ear.
    Vertigo

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