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Bx
biopsy
C
Celsius, centigrade
F
Fahrenheit
OD
overdose; right eye (oculus dexter)
OTC
over the counter
Rx
prescription
Tx
treatment
a tumor whose cells tend to form blood or lymph vessels
angioma
inhibiting or preventing the development of neoplasms; checking the maturation and proliferation of malignant cells; an agent having such properties
antineoplastic
hernia of part of the brain and meninges through a skull defect
encephalocele
an uncontrollable impulse to steal objects unnecessary for personal use or monetary value
kleptomania
an enzyme that breaks down lactose, deficiency may result in lactose intolerance
lactase
a phase of bipolar disorder characterized by expansiveness, elation, agitation, hyperexcitability, hyperactivity, and increased speed of thought and speech
mania
pertaining to or producing nonspecific and reversible depression of function of the central nervous system marked by stupor or insensibility produced by drugs
narcotic
the serous membrane that lines the walls of the abdominal and pelvic cavities and invests the internal organs in those cavities
peritoneum
a yellow coloration of the skin
xanthoderma
inflammation of a gland or lymph node
adenitis
the presence of bacteria in the blood
bacteremia
pertaining to faulty or inadequate nutrition or development.
dystrophic
inflammation of the breast
mastitis
A mental disorder marked by anxiety or fear, is less severe than psychosis.
neurosis
inflammation of a lymph node or gland
adenitis