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  1. diminished urine secretion
    oliguria
  2. process or recording the pressure on the urinary bladder
    cystometeropgraphy
  3. surgical repair of the urinary bladder
    cystoplasty
  4. incision into the renal pelvis to remove calculi or stones
    pyelolithotomy
  5. tumor or neoplasm of the kidney
    nephroma
  6. collectionof urine in the renal pelvis; water on the kidney
    hydronephrosis
  7. visualization of the urinary bladder with scope
    cystoscopy
  8. x-ray examination of the urinary bladder
    cystography
  9. increase of urea in the urine
    azoturia
  10. inflammation of the ureter
    ureteritis
  11. surgical fixation of the urethra
    urethropexy
  12. surgical removal of cone-shaped segment of the cervix for diagnosis or treatment; cone biopsy
    conization
  13. time frame that marks the permanent cessatioon of menstual activity
    menopause
  14. presence and growth of endometrial tissue in areas outside of the uterus
    endometriosis
  15. surgical removal of the uterus
    hysterectomy
  16. forward displacement of the uterus
    anteflexion
  17. normal menstrual flow
    menorrhea
  18. microscopic examinatin of cervical cells; diagnostic test for cervical cancer
    pap smear
  19. surgical fixationo of the ovary
    ovariopexy
  20. malignant tumor of the ovary
    ovarian carcinoma
  21. surgical removal of the breast and surrounding tissues
    mastectomy
  22. widening of the cervical canal followed by scraping of the uterine lining; D&C
    dialation and curettage
  23. abnormally light or infrequent menstruation
    oligomenorrhea
  24. x-ray of the uterus and fallopian tubes using a contrast medium
    hysterosalpingography
  25. destructioon and removal of tissue by rapid freezing
    cryosurgery
  26. the translation of medical terms for diagnoses and precedures into code numbers selected for standardized code sets
    medical coding
  27. a desription of the patients symptoms
    chief complaint
  28. the origin or cause of a disorder
    etiology
  29. a medical condition that existed prior to new health insurance coverage
    pre-existing condition
  30. the determination of the nature of a disease, injury, or defct
    diagnosis
  31. a publication that lists disease and injuries with three-digit codes
    ICD-9-CM
  32. these are used as the primary code
    V codes
  33. are used to classify environmental causes of injury
    E codes
  34. the most commonly used system of procedure codes
    CPT
  35. these indicate that a procedure was different from the standard description
    modifiees
  36. used to report procedures/services provided to Medicare patients
    HCPCS
  37. an act of deception used to take advantage of another person or entity
    fraud
  38. a loss of feeling or sensation
    anesthesia
  39. the use of extreme cold to destroy unwanted tissue
    cryosurgery
  40. electric current is used to destroy unwanted tissue
    electrocauterization
  41. surgical stitches used to close a wound
    suture materials
  42. nail removal
    onychectomy
  43. applied directly to the skin
    topical
  44. a small glass bottle with a self-sealing rubber stopper
    vial
  45. a collection of pus
    abscess
  46. a jagged, open wound in the skin
    laceration
  47. a surgical wound made by cutting into body tissue
    incision
  48. an area used during surgical asepsis or a sterile technique that is free from all microorganisms
    sterile field
  49. a movable stainless steel instrument tray on a stand; often used to set up a sterile field
    mayo stand
  50. a sterile soulution often used as an anesthetic
    epinephrine
  51. rapid and incomplete contractions of the atria ventricles
    fibrillation
  52. physician who specialized in diseases, disorders, and treatments related to the cardiovascular system
    cardiologist
  53. inflammation of the blood vessels of the heart
    angiocarditis
  54. elevated or high blood pressure
    hypertension
  55. study of the functions, structures and disorders of the heart
    cardiology
  56. inflammation of the myocardium (the muscular layer of the heart)
    myocarditis
  57. enlarged, twisted veins, usuallyof the lower extremites
    varicose veins
  58. inflammation of a vein with the presence of a thrombus
    thrombophlebitis
  59. hardening and narrowing of the arteries due to deposits of fat and other debris
    atherosclerosis
  60. period of time when the ventricles relax between contractions
    diastole
  61. protrusion of one or both of the flaps of the mitral valve into the left atrium
    mitral valve prolapse
  62. surgical connection between two tubular structures
    anastomosis
  63. abnormal dilation of a blood vessel, usually an artery
    aneurysm
  64. process of recording the electric activity of the heart
    electrocardiography
  65. abnormal blowing sound or murmur heard while listening to the blood flow throught the arteries
    bruits
  66. severe pain and sensation of constriction around the heart; chest pain
    angina pectoris
  67. compression of the heart due to the accumulation of blood in the pericardial sac
    cardiac tamponade
  68. inflammation of the endocardium (the inner0most layer of the heart
    endocarditis
  69. inflammation of the percardium (the outer-most layer of the heart)
    pericarditis
  70. abnormally rapid heart rate
    tachycardia
  71. abnromal contraction of the blood vessels, primarily the arteries
    angiospasm
  72. abnormal opening between the pulmonary artery and aorta
    patent ductus arteriosus
  73. rapid contractions of the atria that begins and ends suddenly
    paroxysmal atrial tachycardia
  74. large bruises under the skin associated with hemorrhages into tissue
    pupura
  75. thickening of the skin
    pachyderma
  76. abnormally large, raised or thickend scar
    keloid
  77. pinpoint bleedingin the skin
    petechia
  78. fungal infection of the foot; athletes foot
    tinea pedis
  79. painful skin eruptions that follow a nerve path; shingles
    herpes zoster
  80. fungal infection of the groin; jock itch
    tinea cruris
  81. excision or removal of excess skin for the eliminationor wrinkles; also called a face lift
    thytidectomy
  82. dry skin
    xeroderma
  83. physician skin specialist
    dermatologist
  84. inflammation of the skin
    dermatitis
  85. a scar left by a healed wound
    cicatrix
  86. removal of dead or damaged tissue and foreign material from a wound
    debridment
  87. superficial discoloration caused by blood in the tissue; an bruise
    ecchymosis
  88. surgical repair of the skin; skin treatment
    dermatoplasty
  89. inflamed hair follicle; a boil
    furuncle
  90. excessive sweating
    diaphoresis
  91. redness
    erythema
  92. inflammatory skin disorder characterized by redness, itching, vesicles, weeping, oozing and crusting
    eczema
  93. inflammatory skin disease involving sebaceous glands and hair follicles
    acne
  94. removal of skin blemishes and wrinkles using mechanical or chemical methods
    dermabrasion
  95. a scratch
    excoriatioon
  96. abnormal swelling of tissue
    edema
  97. open lesion of the skin due to prolonged pressure; pressure sore
    decubitus ulcer
  98. loss of hair; baldness
    alopecia
  99. skin eruption of wheals; hives
    urticaria
  100. skin infection caused by infestationof the itch mite
    scabies
  101. through the skin
    percutaneous
  102. fever blister; cold sore
    herpes simplex
  103. any damage to tissue caused by trauma or disease
    lesion
  104. highly contagious superficial skin infection characteriaed by pustules
    impetigo
  105. chronic skin condition characterized by dry, slivery scaled covering red lesions
    psoriasis
  106. softening of the nails
    onychomalacia
  107. excessive discharge of sebum
    seborrhea
  108. small, elevatedlump in the ski ; pimple
    papule
  109. yellow discoloration of the skin
    jaundice
  110. fungal infection of the nails
    onychomycosis
  111. severe itching
    pruritus
  112. transient, round itchy elecation of the skin; one hive
    wheal
  113. paleness
    pallor
  114. pus-filled elevation of the skin
    pustule
  115. fungal infecion of the skin; ringworm
    tinea
  116. small, flat discoloration of skin
    macule
  117. a cut
    laceration
  118. cancer of the quamous or scale-like cells of the skin
    quamous cell carcinoma
  119. surgical repair of wrinkles
    hytidoplasty
  120. study of the skin
    dermatology
  121. condition characterized by a lack of skin pigmentation; white
    albino
  122. cancerous tumor of the basal cell layer of the epidermis
    basal cell carcinoma
  123. skin infection characterized by a cluster of boils
    carbuncle
  124. incision into the tympanic membrane
    myringotomy
  125. study of the ear
    otology
  126. process of measuring the sense of hearing
    audiometry
  127. hardening of the ear, specifically the stapes
    otosclerosis
  128. inflammationof the middle ear; commoly called a middle ear infection
    otitis media
  129. inflammation of the external ear canal; commonly called swimmer's ear
    otitis externa
  130. slow- growth cystic mass or tumor made up of epithelial cell debris and and cholesterol
    cholesteatoma
  131. meddle ear infection characterized by an accumulationof clear or sterile fluid
    serous otitis
  132. physician specialist who studies and treats disease of the ear, nose, and throat
    otorhinolaryngologist (ENT)
  133. middle ear infection characterized by the presence of purulent fluid
    suppurative otitis media
  134. individual who specialized in evaluationg hearing potential and loss
    audiologist
  135. pertaining to hearing
    auditory
  136. ringing sensation in the ears
    tinnitus
  137. spiral or snail-shaped structure that contains auditory fluids and converts sound waves into nerve impulses
    cochlear
  138. surgical or plastic repair of the tympanic membrane
    tympanoplasty
  139. dizziness; a sense of spinning around
    vertigo
  140. surgical incision into the tympanic membrane
    tympanotomy
  141. inflammation of the tympanic membrane
    tympanitis
  142. ecisionof the stapes
    stapedectomy
  143. surgical or plastic repair of one or both ears
    otoplasty
  144. loss of hearing due to impaired or damaged auditory nerve cells or tissue
    sensorineural defness
  145. surgical or plastic repair of the tympanic membrane
    myringoplasty
  146. study of the ear, nose and throat
    otorhinolaryngology
  147. pain in the ear; earache
    otalgia
  148. study of eharing
    audiology
  149. chronic inner ear disease characterized by an excessive accumulationof fluid
    meniere's disesase
  150. fungal infection of the external autiroy meatus
    otomycosis
  151. inflammation or infection of the tympanic
    myringitis
  152. impaired hearing due to the aging process
    presbycusis
  153. visual examination of the tympanic membrane using the otoscope
    otoscopy
  154. benign tumor of the acoustic nerve
    acoustic neuroma
  155. inflammation of infection of the inner ear
    labyrinthitis
  156. drainage from the ear
    otorrhea
  157. graphic record of hearing
    audiogram
  158. physician specialist who studies and treats disease fo the ear
    otologist
  159. instrument of visualization of the ear
    otoscope
  160. termination of pregnancy
    abortion
  161. inflammationof the amnion
    amnionitis
  162. incision into the amniotic membranes to induce labor; "breaking the water"
    amniotomy
  163. surgical puncture into the amniotic sace to remove fluid
    amniocentesis
  164. discharge of amniotic fluid from the amnitic sac; leakage of amniotic fluid
    amniorrhea
  165. visualization of the fetus with a scope that enters the amniotic cavity
    amnioscopy
  166. suturing of the cervical opening to reinforce an incompetent cervix
    ceclage
  167. difficult labor
    dystocia
  168. most sever form of gestational hypertension characterized by seziures
    eclampsia
  169. abnormal implantation of a fertilized ovum outside of the uterus; tubal pregnancy
    ectopic pregnancy
  170. study of the growth and development of the human organism
    embryology
  171. x-ray examniation of the fetus in utero
    fetogaphy
  172. measuring or estimating the size fo the fetus or its head prior to delivery.
    fetometry
  173. male or femal sex cell
    gamete
  174. period between fertilization and labor
    gestation
  175. development of diabetes during pregnancy
    gestational diabetes
  176. development of hypertension during; also called pregnance induced hypertension (pih)
    gestational hypertension
  177. cystic mass resembling a cluster of grapes that develops in the place of a normal placenta and fetus
    hydatidiform mole
  178. excessive and severe vomiting during pregnancy
    hyperemesis gravidarum
  179. rupture of the uterus
    hysterorrhexis
  180. inability of the cervix to retain the contents of the uterus
    incompetent cervix
  181. vaginal discharge from the uterus during the period following childbirth
    lochia
  182. the first feces of a newborn
    meconium
  183. act of giving birth; childbirth; delivery
    parturtion
  184. one who is pregnant for the first time; a first pregnancy
    primigravida
  185. a drug that has a relzxing or calming effect
    sedative
  186. acquired dependence on a drug
    addiction
  187. the sum of the action of two or more drugs given
    additive
  188. substance that will neutralize poisons or their side effects.
    antidote
  189. condition in which a drug should not be used.
    contraindication
  190. to weaken the strength of a substance by adding something else
    dilute
  191. action that occurs in the bvody whena drug is allowed to accumulate or stay in the body
    cumulative action
  192. occurs when two drugs are taken at the same time; affectiong the absorption, distribution, metabolim or excretion of the drugs
    drug-drug interaction
  193. occurs when a drug is taken along with certian foods that can alter the drug's therapeutic effct.
    drug-food interaction
  194. development of an emotional dependence on a drug due to repeated use
    habituation
  195. usually an unfacorable response that ruslts from taking medication
    iatrogenic
  196. unusual or abnormal response to drug or food
    idiosyncrasy
  197. inactive, harmless substance used to satisfy a patient's desire for medication
    placebo
  198. giving a patient a second drug to boost the effect of another drug
    potentiation
  199. prevention of disease
    prophylaxis
  200. a response to a drug other than the desired effect
    side effect
  201. development of a capacity for withstanding a large amount of a sustance, such as food, drugs, or poison without and adverse effects
    tolerance
  202. extent or degree to which a substance is poisonus
    toxicity
  203. drug dosage system that provides prepackaged, prelabeled, individual medications that are ready fro immediate use by the patien
    unit dose
  204. injection into a body cavity such as the peritoneal and chest cavity
    intracavitary
  205. injection directly into a muscle at 90 degrees
    intramuscular
  206. very shallow injection just under the top layer of ksin; 10-15 degrees
    intradermal
  207. injection into the meningeal space surrounding the brain and spinal cord
    intrathecal
  208. injection into the veins
    intravenous
  209. injection into the subcutaneouslayer of the skin, usually the upper outer arm 45 degrees
    subcutaneous
  210. Inflammation of muscle tissue
    Myositis
  211. Surgical Repair or plastic surgery of muscle tissue.
    myoplasty
  212. inflammation of a tendon
    tendonitis
  213. wasting or decrease in size of an organ or tissue..
    atrophy
  214. abnormal muscle tone; prolonged muslce contractions
    dystonia
  215. increased growth or development of an organ or tissue not related to a tumor..
    hypertrophy
  216. temporary displacement of a bone from its joint
    dislocation
  217. muscle pain
    myalgia
  218. incomplete dislocation of a bone from its joint..
    subluxation
  219. shortening of the muscles on one side of the neck
    torticollis
  220. surgical repair of muscles and tendons
    tenomyoplasty
  221. suture of muscle tissue or a muscle wound
    myorrhaphy
  222. progresive weakness and degeneration of muscle fiber, genetically transmitted..
    musclular dystrophy
  223. suturing of a tendon
    tenorrhaphy
  224. tendon pain
    tenodynia
  225. process of recording muscle contraction when receiving electrical stimulation
    electromyography
  226. surgical removal of a bunion
    bunionectomy
  227. surgicalpuncture of a joint to with draw fluid
    arthrocentesis
  228. inflammation of the bursa
    bursitis
  229. surgical repair of a joint
    arthroplasty
  230. joint pain
    arthralgia
  231. surgical incision and division into a fascia
    fasciotomy
  232. immobility of a joint
    akylosis
  233. surgiacl removal of a bursa
    bursectomy
  234. surgical fixation, binding, or immobilization of a joint...
    arthrodesis
  235. removal of one or both of the testes
    orchidectomy
  236. enlargement of the veins of the spermatic cord
    varicocele
  237. sexually transmitted disease characterized by lesions that may involve any organ or tissue
    syphilis
  238. male hormone
    testosterone
  239. study of the skin
    dermatology
  240. condition characterized by lack of skin pigmentation
    albino
  241. cancerous tumor of the basal cell layer of the epidermis
    basal cell carcinoma
  242. skin infection characterized by a cluster of boils
    carbuncle
  243. highly contagious sexually transmitted disease of the genitalia; venereal herpes
    genital herpes
  244. lesion located on the penis, characteristic of primary syphilis
    chancre
  245. accumulation of fluid on the scrotum or along the spermatic cord
    hydrocele
  246. inflammation of the epididymis
    epididymitis
  247. surgical fixation of one or both of the testes
    orchidopexy
  248. epulsion of semen from the penis
    ejaculation
  249. inflammation of the glans penis
    balanitis
  250. absence of one or both testes
    anorchidism; anarchism
  251. undesended testicle ; failure of one or boh testes to descend into the scrotum
    cryptorchidism
  252. deficient number of sperm present in semen
    oligospermia
  253. inflammation of the prostate gland
    prostatitis
  254. malignant tumor of one or both testes..
    testicular carcinoma
  255. abnormal, painful, and prolonge erection of the penis not related to sexual arousal
    priapism
  256. congential condition in which the urethra opens onf the under side of the penis
    hypospadias
  257. visualization of the urinary bladder with a cystoscope
    cystoscopy
  258. congenital condition in which the urethra opens on the upper side of the penis
    epispadias
  259. sexually transmitted disease caused by the bacteria chlamydia trachmoatis
    chlamydia

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