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antisepsis
state of preventing infection
metastasis
spreading beyond initial origin
PO
post-operative
superinfection
great infection
ultrasonography
to create picture
using high frequency sound
extrahepatic
outside of liver
mammography
create picture of the breast
mastectomy
surgical removal of the breast
uremia
urine in the blood
A B AB O
blood types
cath
catheter
US
UV
ultrasound
ultraviolet
semicomatose
half conscious
hemiplegia
half paralyzed - right and left
inspiration
to breathe in
expiration
to breathe out
IU
international units
INF
INSTALL
infusion
instillation
ID
IM
IV
intradermal
intramuscular
intravenous
I and O
input and output
morbidity
occurance rate
excision
to cut out
consanguinity
family relationship by blood
bifurcation
branch off in two
homosexual
sexual preferences toward same gender
Heteropia
different vision in each eye
symblepharon
condition of having eyelids fused together
asepsis
uninfected state
sterile
contraindication
not recommended
epidural
over the dura mater
metacarpals
bones that are beyond the wrist
carpals
wrist bones
phalanges
finger or toe bones
tarsals
ankle bones
metatarsals
bones that are beyond ankle bones
septicemia
infected blood
transcatheter
narrow tube that goes through
congenital
from birth
congenital
anomaly
something abnormal
congenital anomaly
abnormality from birth
instillation
to drop in
medication
infusion
medication that flows into a person
intravenous
inside of the vein
antenatal
pregnancy period
before birth
prenatal
pregnancy period
before birth
mortality
having to do with death
insomnia
lacking sleep
incontinence
lack of control of excretory functions
subq
subcutaneous