Medical Terminology Ch13

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  1. AGNOSIA
    THE INABILITY TO INTERPRET SENSORY INFORMATION
  2. ALZHEIMER DISEASE
    A DISEASE CHARACTERIZED BY GRADUAL DETERIORATION IN BRAIN
  3. AMYOTROPHIC LATERAL SCLEROSIS
    A DISEASE CHARACTERIZED BY PROGRESSIVE ATROPHY OF MUSCLE
  4. ANALGESICS
    A COMMON FORM OF PAIN MANAGMENT THAT IS USED DURING SURGICAL PROCEDURES
  5. ANESTHESIA
    THE PRIMARY TYPE OF PAIN MANAGEMENT USED DURING PAIN MANAGEMENT
  6. ANXIETY DISORDER
    A MENTAL DISORDER IN WHICH ANXIETY DOMINATES A PERSONS BEHAVIOR
  7. APHASIA
    THE INABILITY TO SPEAK
  8. ATTENTION DEFICIT DISORDER
    A NEUROLOGICAL DISORDER CHARCTERIZED BY SHORT ATTENTION SPAN AND POOR CONCENTRATION
  9. AUTISM
    CONGENITAL DEVELOPMENTAL DISORDER THAT VARIES IN SEVERITY
  10. BELL PALSY
    CONDITION CHARACTERIZED BY PARALYSIS OF THE FACE MUSCLES ON ONE SIDE
  11. BIPOLAR DISEASE
    A MENTAL DISORDER CHARACTERIZED BY ALTERNATING PERIODS OF HIGH ENERGY AND MENTAL CONFUSIION WITH LOW ENERGY AND MENTAL DEPRESSION
  12. BLEPHARITIS
    INFLAMMATION OF THE EYELID
  13. BLEPHAROPTOSIS
    A DROOPING EYELID
  14. CATARACT
    A CONDITION IN WHICH THE EYE LENS TRANSPARENCY IS REDUCED
  15. CATARACT EXTRACTION
    THE SURGICAL REMOVAL OF A CATARACT AND REPLACEMENT WITH A DONOR LENS
  16. CEPHALALGIA
    THE CLINICAL TERM FOR A HEADACHE OR A GENERALIZED PAIN IN THE REGION OF THE HEAD
  17. CEREBELLITIS
    WALL OF THE CEREBELLUM
  18. CEREBRAL ANEURYSM
    A PROTRUSION THROUGH THE BRAIN OF A BLOOD VESSEL IN THE BRAIN
  19. CEREBRAL ANGIOGRAPHY
    A DIAGNOSTIC PROCEDURE THAT REVEALS BLOOD FLOW TO THE BRAIN BY X-RAY PHOTOGRAPHY
  20. CEREBRAL ATHEROSCLEROSIS
    ACCUMULATION OF FATTY PLAQUES THAT CAUSE ARTERIES THAT SUPPLY THE BRAIN TO GRADUALLY CLOSE
  21. CEREBRAL HEMORRHAGE
    BLEEEDING FROM CEREBRAL BLOOD VESSELS
  22. CEREBRAL PALSY
    A CONDITION THAT APPEARS AT BIRTH OR SHORTLY AFTERWARD AS A PARTIAL MUSCLE PARALYSIS
  23. CEREBROVASCULAR ACCIDENT
    IRREVERSIBLE DEATH OF BRAIN CELLS CAUSED BY INADEQUATE BLOOD SUPPLY TO THE BRAIN
  24. COMA
    ABNORMALLY DECREASED CONSCIOUSNESS
  25. COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY
    A PROCEDURE THAT INVOLVES THE USE OF A COMPUTER TO INTERPRET A SERIES OF IMAGES AND CONSTRUCT FROM THEM A THREE-DEMENSIONAL VIEW OF THE BRAIN
  26. CONCUSSION
    AN INJURY TO SOFT TISSUE THAT RESULTS FROM A BLOW OR VIOLENT SHAKING
  27. CONJUNCTIVITIS
    INFLAMMATION OF THE CONJUNCTIVA
  28. CONVULSION
    A SERIES OF INVOLUNTARY MUSCULAR SPASMS
  29. CORNEAL GRAFTING
    THE SURGICAL REMOVAL OF AN INJURED CORNEA AND REPLACMENT WITH A DONOR CORNEA
  30. CRANIOTOMY
    A SURGICAL INCISION THROUGH THE CRANIUM TO PROVIDE ACCESS TO THE BRAIN
  31. CRANIECTOMY
    THE SURGICAL REMOVAL OF PART OF THE CRANIUM
  32. DACRYOCYSTITIS
    INFLAMMATION OF THE LACRIMAL APPARATUS
  33. DACRYOCYSTORHINOSTOMY
    A PROCEDURE IN WHICH A CHANNEL IS SURGICLLY CREATED BETWEEN THE NASAL CAVITY AND LACRIMAL SAC TO PROMOTE DRAINAGE
  34. DACRYOLITHIASIS
    THE PRESENCE OF ROCKY PARTICLES IN THE LACTRIMAL APPARATUS
  35. DEMENTIA
    AN IMPAIRMENT OF MENTAL FUNCTION CHARACTERIZED BY MEMORY LOSS DISORIENTATION AND CONFUSION
  36. DETACHED RETINA
    OCCURS WHEN THE RETINA TEARS AWAY FROM THE CHOROID LAYER OF THE EYE
  37. DIPLOPIA
    DOUBLE VISION
  38. DYSLEXIA
    A READING HANDICAP IN WHICH THE BRAIN REVERSE THE ORDER OF SOME LETTERS AND NUMBERS
  39. ECHOENCEPHALOGRAPHY
    A PROCEDURE THAT USES ULTRASOUND TECHNOLOGY TO RECORD BRAIN STRUCTURES
  40. EFFECTUAL DRUG THERAPY
    A GENERAL TYPE OF TREATMENT TO MANAGE NEUROLOGICAL DISORDERS
  41. ELECTROENCEPHALOGRAPHY
    A DIAGNOSTIC PROCEDURE THAT RECORDS ELECTRICAL IMPULSES OF THE BRAIN TO MEASURE BRAIN ACTIVITY
  42. ENCEPHALITIS
    INFLAMMATION OF THE BRAIN
  43. ENCEPHALOMALACIA
    SOFTENING OF THE BRAIN TISSUE
  44. EPIDURAL
    THE INJECTION OF A SPINAL BLOCK ANESTHETIAC INTO THE EPIDURAL SPACE
  45. EPILEPSY
    A BRAIN DISORDER CHARACTERIZED BY RECURRENT SEIZURES
  46. EVOKED POTENTIAL
    A GROUP OF DIAGNOSTIC TEST THAT MEASURE CHANGES IN BRAIN WAVES DURING PARTICULAR STIMULI
  47. GANGLIONECTOMY
    THE SURGICAL REMOVAL OF A GANGLION
  48. GLAUCOMA
    A LOSS OF VISION CAUSED BY AN INCREASE IN THE FLUID PRESSURE WITHIN THE ANTERIOR CHAMBER OF THE EYEBALL
  49. GLIOMA
    A TUMOR OF NEUROGLIAL CELLS
  50. HORDEOLUM
    AN INFECTION OF THE MEIBOMIAN GLAND THAT PRODUCES A LOCAL SWELLING OF THE EYELID STY EYE
  51. HYDROCEPHALUS
    A CONGENITAL DISEASE CHARACTERIZED BY AN ABNORMALLY INCREASED VOLUME OF CEREBROSPINAL FLUID IN THE BRAIN
  52. HYPERALGESIA
    AN EXCESSIVE SENSITIVITY TO PAINFUL STIMULUS
  53. HYPERESTHESIA
    AN EXCESSIVE SENSITIVITY TO A STIMULUS
  54. IRITIS
    INFLAMMATION OF THE IRIS
  55. KERATITIS
    INFLAMMATION OF THE CORNEUM
  56. LUMBAR PUNCTURE
    THE WITHDRAWL OF CEREBROSPINAL FLUID FROM THE SPINAL CORD
  57. MACULAR DEGENERATION
    PROGRESSIVE DETERIATION OF THE MACULA LUTEA THAT LEADS TO A LOSS OF VISUAL FOCUS`
  58. MANIA
    AN EMOTIONAL DISORDER OF ABNORMALLY HIGH PSYCHOMOTOR ACTIVITY
  59. MASTOIDITIS
    INFLAMMATION OF THE MASTOID
  60. MENIERE DISEASE
    A CHRONIC DISEASE OF THE INNER EAR THAT CAUSES DIZZINESS AND RINGING IN THE EARS
  61. MENINGIOMA
    A BENIGN TUMOR OF THE MENINGES
  62. MENINGITIS
    INFLAMMATION OF THE MENINGES
  63. MENINGOCELE
    PROTRUSION OF THE MENINGES
  64. MENINGOMYELOCELE
    PROTRUSION OF THE MENINGES AND SPINAL CORD
  65. MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS
    A DISEASE CHARACTERIZED BY THE DETERIORATION OF THE MYELIN SHEATH COVERING AXONS WITHIN THE BRAIN
  66. MYELITIS
    INFLAMMATION OF THE SPINAL CORD
  67. MYELOGRAM
    AN X-RAY PHOTOGRAPH OF THE SPINAL CORD FOLLOWING INJECTION OF A CONTRAST DYE
  68. MYELOGRAPHY
    THE DIAGNOSTIC PROCEDURE IN WHICH CONTRAST DYE IS INJECTED INTO THE SPINAL CORD
  69. NARCOLEPSY
    A SLEEP DISORDER CHARACTERIZED BY SUDDEN UNCONTROLLABLE EPISODES OF SLEEP ATTACKS OF PARALYSIS AND HALLUCINATIONS
  70. NEURALGIA
    PAIN IN A NERVE
  71. NEURASTHENIA
    GENERALIZED BODY FATIGUE
  72. NEURECTOMY
    SURGICAL REMOVAL OF A NERVE
  73. NEURITIS
    INFLAMMATION OF A NERVE
  74. NEUROLOGY
    THE STUDY AND MEDICAL PRACTICE OF THE NERVOUS SYSTEM
  75. NEUROLYSIS
    THE PROCEDURE OF SEPARATING A NERVE BY REMOVING UNWANTED ADHESIONS
  76. NEUROMA
    A TUMOR ORIGINATING FROM NERVE CELLS
  77. NEUROPATHY
    A DISEASE AFFECTING ANY PART OF THE NERVOUS SYSTEM
  78. NEUROPLASTY
    THE SURGICAL REPAIR OF A NERVE
  79. NEURORRHAPHY
    THE SUTURE OF A NERVE
  80. NEUROSIS
    AN EMOTIONAL DISORDER THAT INVOLVES A COUNTERPRODUCTIVE WAY OF DEALING WITH MENTAL STRESS
  81. NEUROTOMY
    INCISION INTO A NERVE
  82. OPHTHALMOMALACIA
    SOFTENING OF THE EYE
  83. OPHTHALMOPLEGIA
    PARALYSIS OF THE EYE
  84. OPHTHALMORRHAGIA
    HEMORRHAGE OF THE EYE
  85. OTALGIA
    PAIN IN THE EAR
  86. OTITIS
    INFLAMMATION OF THE EAR
  87. OTOPATHY
    DISEASE OF THE EAR
  88. OTORRHEA
    DISCHARGE OF PUS INTO THE EXTERNAL AUDITORY CANAL
  89. OTOSCLEROSIS
    AN ABNORMAL FORMATION OF BONE WITHIN THE EAR
  90. PARANOIA
    PERSISTANT DELUSIONS OF PERSECUTION THAT RESULTS IN MISTRUST AND COMBATIVENESS
  91. PARESTHESIA
    ABNORMAL SENSATION OF NUMBNESS AND TINGLING
  92. PARKINSONS DISEASE
    A CHRONIC DEGENERATIVE DISEASE OF THE BRAIN CHARACTERIZED BY TREMORS RIGIDITY AND SHUFFLING GAIT
  93. POLIOMYELITIS
    A DISEASE CHARACTERIZED BY INFLAMMATION OF THE GRAY MATTER OF THE SPINAL CORD
  94. POLYNEURALGIA
    PAIN IN MANY NERVES
  95. POLYNEURITIS
    INFLAMMATION OF MANY NERVES AT ONCE
  96. POLYNEUROPATHY
    A DISEASE AFFECTING MANY PARTS OF THE NERVOUS SYSTEM
  97. POSITRON EMISSION TOMOGRAPHY
    A COMPUTERIZED PROCEDURE THAT INVOLVES A SCAN USING AN INJECTED RADIOACTIVE CHEMICAL TO PROVIDE A MAP OF BLOOD FLOW WITHIN THE BODY
  98. PSYCHOPATHY
    A GENERAL TERM FOR A MENTAL OR EMOTIONAL DISORDER
  99. PSYCHOSIS
    A DISEASE CHARACTERIZED BY A GROSS DISTORTION OR DISORGANIZATION OF MENTAL CAPACITY
  100. PSYCHOSOMATIC
    THE INFLUENCE OF THE MIND OVER BODILY FUNCTIONS ESPECIALLY DISEASE
  101. RABIES
    AN ACUTEOFTEN FATAL INFECTION OF THE CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM
  102. RADIAL KERATOTOMY
    A PROCEDURE IN WHICH INCISIONS ARE MADE INTO THE CORNEA TO FLATTEN IT TO CORRECT MYOPIA
  103. RADICOTOMY
    A SURGICAL INCISION INTO A NERVE ROOT
  104. SCHIZOPHRENIA
    A MENTAL CONDITION CHARACTERIZED BY DELUSIONS HALLUCINATIONS AND EXTENSIVE WITHDRAWL
  105. SYNCOPE
    TEMPORARY LOSS OF CONSCIOUSNESS
  106. VAGOTOMY
    A PROCEDURE IN WHICH SEVERAL BRANCHES OF THE VAGUS NERVE ARE SEVERED TO REDUCE ACID SECRETION IN THE STOMACH
  107. VENTRICULITIS
    INFLAMMATION OF THE VENTRICLES OF THE BRAIN
  108. VERTIGO
    A SENSATION OF WHIRLING MOTION
  109. VISION DISORDERS
    CONDITION OF THE EYE THAT RESULTS IN A REDUCTION OF VISION

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