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abscess
swollen:inflamed body tissue
tumescence
swelling
aphasia
inability to use and understand words
arteriosclerosis
thickening of arteries
biopsy
cutting of a piece of tissue for diagnostic reasons
cadaver
dead body
carcinogen
any cancer causing substance
comatose
as if in a coma
etiology
study of causes and origin of diseases
malingerer
someone who fakes sick
mastectomy
surgical removal of breasts
prosthesis
replacement of missing body part
simian
like a monkey or ape
therapeutic
serving to heal
vastectomy
removal of the duct that carries sperm