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  1. loosening of nerve (tissue)
    neurolysis
  2. abnormally large blood cell
    macrocyte
  3. inflammation of many joints of the body
    panarthritis
  4. use of a radioactive material and scanning device...to examine organs and structures
    nuclear scan
  5. radiography that directs xrays to a fluorescent screen and displays live images
    fluoroscopy
  6. paralysis of the anus (anal muscles)
    proctoplegia or proctoparalysis
  7. excision of gums
    gingivectomy
  8. forming an opening between the stomach, small intestine and colon
    gastroenterocolostomy
  9. breakdown of hemoglobin, normally excreted from the body as bile
    bilirubin
  10. surgical puncture of the chest
    thoraCOcentesis
  11. abnormal sound caused by spasms or swelling of larynx
    stridor
  12. localized abnormal dilation of a vessel
    aneurysm
  13. injection and detection of radioactive isotopes to check the images for function, disease
    scintigraphy
  14. destruction of conductive tissue of the heart to interrupt abnormal contractions
    catheter ablation
  15. decrease in RBCs
    erythropenia (no cyto!)
  16. decrease in WBCs
    leukopenia (no cyto!)
  17. decrease in platelets
    thrombocytopenia (yes cyto)
  18. decrease in lymphocytes
    lymphocytopenia
  19. destruction of the spleen
    splenolysis
  20. destruction of the thymus
    thymolysis
  21. leukemia that affects granulocytes
    myelogenous
  22. incomplete or partial dislocation
    subluxation
  23. slipped vertebrae
    spondylolisthesis
  24. loss of muscular tonicity, diminished muscle resistance to passive stretching
    hypotonia
  25. involuntary passage of urine
    enuresis
  26. inflammation around the uterus (use metr/o) (*this one is hard)
    parametritis
  27. most serious form of toxemia of pregnancy
    eclampsia
  28. trans-abdominal puncture of the amniotic sac, to remove amnio fluid for study (amniocentesis or CVS?)
    amniocentesis
  29. destruction of the pancreas
    pancreatolysis
  30. characterized by protrusion of the eyeballs, increased heart action, enlargement of the thyroid gland, weight loss and nervousness
    exolphthalmic goiter
  31. small chromaffin cell tumor, usually in adrenal medulla
    pheochromocytoma
  32. electrical disturbances in the brain
    dysrhythmias
  33. inflammation of the arachnoid and pia mater
    leptomeningitis
  34. cutting a circular opening into the skull to reveal brain tissue and decrease pressure
    trephination
  35. dim or dull vision
    amblyopia
  36. excessive (sensitivity to) hearing
    hyperacusis
  37. removal of the stapes
    stapedectomy
  38. examination that determines the angle where the cornea meets the iris
    gonioscopy
  39. when one eye is misaligned with the other eye, aka heterotropia
    strabismus
  40. disorder of the labyrinth that leads to progressive hearing loss
    Meniere
  41. refers to the wet form of macular degeneration
    neovascular
  42. outward deviation of the eye
    exotropia
  43. removal of the eye
    enucleation
  44. "lazy-eye" syndrome
    amblyopia
  45. neoplastic disease of the eye found in children
    retinoblastoma
  46. test that uses different temperatures to assess the vestibular portion of the nerve
    caloric stimulation test
  47. agents that dilate the pupils and paralyze the eye muscles of accommodation
    mydriatics
  48. determines the smallest letters that can be read on a stndardized chart
    visual acuity test
  49. anti-glaucoma agents that block aqueous humor production
    beta blockers
  50. ST, XT
    esotropia, exotropia
  51. examination of the angle of the anterior chamber of the eye
    gonioscopy

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