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complete the medical term for the following definitions
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  1. membrane surrounding the heart
    pericardium
  2. hardening of the arteries
    arteriosclerosis
  3. enlargement of the liver
    hepatomegaly
  4. new opening of the wind pipe to the outside of the body
    tracheostomy
  5. inflammation of the tonsils
    tonsillitis
  6. surgical puncture to remove fluid from the abdomen
    abdominocentesis (this procedure also is known as paracentesis)
  7. muscle pain
    myalgia
  8. pertaining to the membranes surrounding the lungs
    pleural
  9. study of the eye
    ophthalmology
  10. berry-shaped(spheroidal) bacteria in clusters
    staphylococci
  11. beyond control(spread of a cancerous tumor)
    metastasis
  12. pertaining to the voice box
    laryngeal

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