MHCC Chapter 3 Medical Terms
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MHCC Chapter 3 Medical Terms
Language of Medicine - Chapter 3
Pain in a joint.
Pain in the ear.
Pain of nerves.
Pain of muscles.
Hernia of the rectum.
Hernia of the urinary bladder.
Surgical puncture to remove fluid from the chest.
Surgical puncture of the amnion.
Surgical puncture of the abdomen.
Berry-shaped (spheroidal) bacterium found in twisted chains.
Berry-shaped (spheroidal) bacteria in clusters.
Red blood cell.
White blood cell.
Pain in the chest wall muscles that is aggravated by breathing (literally: pain ofthe pleura).
Removal of the larynx.
Removal of a breast.
Decrease in erythrocytes or hemoglobin.
To hold back blood from an area of the body.
Condition of producing cancer.
Condition of producing disease.
Formation of blood vessels.
Record of the electricity in the brain.
Record (x-ray) of the spinal cord.
Record (x-ray) of the breast.
Instrument for recording the electricity in the brain.
Process of recording the electricity in the brain.
Process of recording (x-ray imaging) blood vessels.
Inflammation of the bronchi.
Inflammation of the tonsils.
Inflammation of a vein with clot formation.
Study of the eye.
Study of shape or form.
Destruction of blood (breakdown of red blood cells with release of hemoglobin).
Softening of bone.
Softening of cartilage.
Enlargement of extremities.
Enlargement of the spleen.
Tumor (benign) of muscle.
Tumor (malignant) of muscle—a type of flesh (sarc/o) tissue.
Tumor (malignant) of bone marrow.
Collection of blood; a bruise.
To view life; microscopic examination of living tissue.
Condition of death (of cells).
Autopsy or postmortem examination.
Abnormal condition of water (found) in the kidney.
Abnormal condition (slight increase in numbers) of normal white blood cells.
Disease of heart muscle.
Deficiency of red blood cells.
Deficiency in neutrophils.
Deficiency of clotting cells.
Fear of heights.
Fear of being in open, crowded spaces (marketplace).
No (improper) development of cartilage.
Surgical repair of blood vessels.
Prolapse, sagging of an eyelid.
Hardening of arteries.
Instrument to visually examine the abdomen.
Process of visual examination of the abdomen.
Beyond control; spreading of a cancerous tumor.
Stopping the flow of blood (naturally by clotting or artificially by compression).
New opening of the colon (to the outside of the body).
New opening of the windpipe (to the outside of the body).
Treatment with water.
Treatment with drugs.
Treatment with x-rays.
Incision into the abdomen. Often referred to as a “lap,” this exploratoryprocedure is performed under general anesthesia.
Incision of a vein.
Incision of the trachea.
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No development; wasting away of tissue.
One who records x-rays; radiologic technologist—a professional who, underthe supervision of a physician, operates radiologic equipment and assistsradiologists.
Condition of increase in white blood cells (malignancy).
Condition (abnormal) of lungs.
Specialist in the study of the kidney.
Structure surrounding the heart.
Sticky secretion from mucous membrane.
Muscular tube carrying food from the throat to the stomach.
Disease of the kidney.
Pertaining to the heart.
Pertaining to the peritoneum.
Pertaining to the groin.
Pertaining to the pleura.
Pertaining to tonsils.
Pertaining to the lungs.
Pertaining to the armpit.
Pertaining to the voice box.
Pertaining to producing cancer.
Pertaining to produced within bone.
Long-term; over a long period.
Pertaining to the study of disease.
Collections of lymphatic tissue resembling (-oid) glands (-aden) in the throat,near the nose.
Pertaining to fat.
A lining that secretes mucus.
Pertaining to death (of cells).