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Albino
a person with no skin pigment ( white hair and white skin)
Aphasia
with out speaking
apnea
not breathing
arteriosclerosis
hardening of the arteries
bifocals
glasses with two vission adjustments
bilateral conditions affect
both sides
opposite of brady is:
tachy
bradycardia
slow heart beat
bradyphasia
slow speaking
cardiomegaly
enlarged heart
chlorophyll
the green coloring in plants
chronic deprssion
depressin lasting a long time
contraindications
iniducation against taking medicine or treatment
prefix of cryotherapy
cryo
cyanemia
the blue color of blood
diplopia
seeing double
disinfectants
agents that remove microbes which are the agents of infection
dyspnea
difficult breathing
dysphasia
difficult speaking
dyspepsia
difficut or painful digestion
erythrocyte
red blood cell
opposite of eu-
mal
heterogenous
composed of different substances
homogenous
group of cells that have the same substances or structures
homolateral
on the same side
prefix of hyperactive
hyper
tachycardia
fast or rapid heart beat
tachyphasia
fast speaking
tachypnea
fast breathing
unilateral
on one side
xanthinuria
excretion of large amount of yellow pigment in the urine
prefix of semisweet
semi
semiconscious
partially conscious
scleroderma
condition with hard tight skin
quadriplegic
person with paralyzed arms and legs
prefix of quadrant
quad
purpura
condition characterized by purple discoloration of skin
prefix of pseudonym
psued/o
prefix of protocol
prot/o or pro
primipara
woman that has had or is having a child
opposite of polo
olig/o
poliomyelitis
inflammation of the gray matter in the nervous system
prefix of necrotic
necr/o
neonatology
study of newborns
hyperalimentation
givin an abnormally high amount of nourishment
hypertension
high blood pressure
megacolon
abnormally enlarged colon
melanocyte
black cell
micrometer
measures small distances
milisecond
one thousandth of a second
monochromatic
colorblind
monocular disease
affects only one eye
multiparous woman
woman who has two or more children
prefix of multiple
multi
hyperthermia
abnormally high tempature
prefix of hypoderma
hypo
hypotension
low blood pressure
hypothalmus
region below thalmus
leukocyte
white blood cell