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bronchiectasis
Abnormal widening of the bronchial tubes or their branches
lymphangiectasia
Dilation of lymph vessels
hematemesis
Vomiting blood" - Bright red blood often associated with esophageal varices or peptic ulcer
dyspepsia
painful digestion - ie. indigestion
polyphagia
Excessive eating
odynophagia
Pain (odyn/o) caused by swallowing
dysphagia
Difficult swallowing
rhinoplasty
Surgical repair of the nose
proptosis
Forward protrusion of the eye. (pro- means before, forward)
hemoptysis
Spitting or coughing up blood as result of bleeding from any part of the respiratory tract
hemorrhage
Excessive blood flow (bursing forth)
menorrhagia
Excessive flow of blood during menstruation
dysmenorrhea
Pain associated with menstruation
pylorospasm
Sudden involuntary contraction of muscles at the pyloric sphincter
bronchospasm
Sudden involuntary contraction of muscles in the walls of the bronchial tubes; occurs in asthma & bronchitis
cholestasis
stoppage of bile flow from the liver to the duodenum
hemostasis
Stopping or controlling the flow of blood
atresia
Absence of a normal opening
biliary atresia
a rare condition in newborn infants in which the common bile duct between the liver and the small intestine is blocked or absent
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