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postoperative
after surgery
AFEBRILE
WITHOUT FEVER (normal temperature)
apy rex ia
without fever
ANESTHESIA
WITHOUT FEELING
arrhythmia
irregularity or loss of rhythm
A-,AN
WITHOUT,NOT
avascular
lacking in blood vessels or having a poor blood supply
-drome
running
anorexia
without appetite
pro-
preceding, coming
amenorrhea
without menses
hematemesis
vomitting blood
heterogeneous
of unlike natures
post-
following, after
dystocia
difficult birth
polyuria
excessive secretion and discharge of urine (frequent urination)
acrocephaly
pointed head
diarrhea
flowing through of feces
aero-
air
preoperative
before surgery
analgesic
relieving pain
lipoma
fatty tumor
dysphoria
a mood of general dissatisfaction, unpleasantness, restlessness, anxiety, discomfort
BIOAVAILABILITY
RATE & EXTENT AT WHICH A DRUG ENTERS CIRCULATION
anaerobic
without air(oxygen), able to live without oxygen
prodromal
symptoms indicate an approaching disease
atraumatic
without trauma
hypothyroid
insuffient thyroid secretion
*** atrophy ***
a wasting; a decrease in size of an organ or tissue
hypertension
high blood pressure
acro-
extremities, top or extreme point
BIO-
LIFE
homophobia
an abnormal fear of homosexuals
re-
put back
*** aphasia ***
unable to speak
hemi-
one side, half
aerobic
needing oxygen
BRADY-
SLOW
asepsis
a condition free from germs
hypo
low; not enough; under
euphoria
a condition of good health
hydro
water
postpartum
after birth
BIOETHICS
STUDY OF LIFE/DEATH ISSUES
-partus
birth
hyperactive
too much activity
asymptomatic
without symptoms
dia-
through (as in running through)
*** aphagia ***
unable to swallow
TACHY
FAST
anisocytosis
condition of unequal cells
dehydrate
to deprive of, lose, or become free of water
biofeedback
training your body to control
lip-
fat
atypical
deviation from the normal; not conforming to type
hypodermic
under; or inserted under the skin
dys-
bad,painful,difficult
liposuction
removal of subcutaneous(under skin) fat tissue
anoxia
without oxygen
rehydrate
restoration of fluid volume
euthanasia
an easy,quiet,painless death
diuresis
increase out put of urine
acrodermatitis
skin inflammation of extremities
poly-
many,much
heterosexual
Pert. to the opposite sex,
A person whose sexual orientation is toward the opposite sex
hypotension
low blood pressure
eu-
good,easy
recurrence
Relapse
aniso-
unequal
hyper
high; too much
analgesia
absence of a normal sense of pain (without pain)
BRADYCARDIA
SLOW HEART RATE
eutocia
?
TACHYCARDIA
RAPID HEART RATE
homosexual
pert. to attraction to another of the same sex
DE-
TAKE AWAY,REMOVE
hetero-
different
heme,hemo,hemato
blood
homogeneous
uniform in structure
*** prognosis ***
predicted outcome
dysplasia
abnormal cell growth
polycystic
composed of many cysts
homeostasis
equilibrium
APNEA
WITHOUT BREATHING
homo-
same
*** polydipsia ***
excessive thirst
pre-
before
prenatal
before birth