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what is Albino?
a person with white skin and hair ( no skin pigment)
aphasia
without speaking
apnea
not breathing
arteriosclerosis
hardening of the arteries
bifocals
glasses with two vision adjustments
a bilateral condition affects
both sides
the opposite of brady is
tachy
bradycardia
slow heart beat
bradyphasia
speaking slowly
cardiomegaly
enlarged heart
chlorophyll is
green coloring matter in plants
chronic depression
depression that lasts a long time
contraindications
indications against taking medicine or treatment
the prefix of cryotherapy is
cryo
cyanemia
blue color of the blood
diplopia
seeing double
disinfectants
agents that remove microbes, which are the agents of infection
dyspepsia
difficulty or painful digestion
dysphasia
difficulty speaking
dyspnea
difficulty breathing
erythrocyte
a red blood cell
the opposite of eu
mal
heterogenous
to be composed of different substances
homogenous
a group of cells that have the same structure or substance
homolateral
on the same side
the prefix of hyperactive is
hyper
hyperalimentation
giving an abnormally high amount of nourishment
hypertension
abnormally high blood pressure
hyperthermia
abnormally high temp
the prefix of hypodermic is
hypo
hypotension
low blood pressure
leukocyte
white blood cell
megacolon
an abnormally enlarged colon
melanocyte
black cell
micrometer
measures small distances
millisecond
one-thousandth of a second
monochromatic
person who is completely color blind
monocular disease
affects one eye
multiparous woman
woman has had two or more children
the prefix of multiple is
multi
the prefix of necrotic is
necro
neonatology
the study of newborns
the prefix of oligospermia
olig/o
poliomyelitis
inflammation of the gray matter in the nervous system
opposite of poly
olig/o
a primipara
a woman having or has had her first child
the prefix of protocol is
pro or prot/o
the prefix of pseudonym
pseudo
purpura
condition characterized by purple discoloation of the skin
the prefix of quadrant is
quad
quadriplegic
a person with paralyzed arms and legs
sclerderma
a condition with hard, tight skin
semiconscious
partially conscious
the prefix of semisweet
semi
tachycardia
abnormal , rapidity of heart action
tachyphasia
fast speaking
tachypnea
breathing fast
unilateral
one side
xanthinuria
excreation of large amounts of yellow pigment in the urine