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adenopathy
Disease of the gland.
anemia
Without blood.

A decreased number of erythrocytes or an abnormality of the hemoglobin (a chemical) within red blood cells.
arthralgia
Joint pain.
arthritis
Inflammation of the joint.
autopsy
Process of viewing by oneself.

The examination of a dead body with one's own eyes to determine cause of death and nature of disease.
adenitis
Inflammation of the glands
adenoma
cancer of the glands.
cardiology
Study of the heart.
cephalic
Pertaining to the head.
cerebral
Pertaining to the brain (cerebrum).
cystitis
Inflammation of the bladder.
cystoscopy
The process of visual examination of the bladder with an endoscope.
cytology
The study of the cell.
dermatitis
Inflammation of the skin.
dermatology
The study of skin.
diagnosis
complete through condition, usually abnormal.
electrocardiogram
Recording of the heart's electricity.
electroencephalogram
Recording of the brain's electricity.
endocrine glands
Internal secretion glands.
endocrinologist
Specialist of the internal secretion glands.
endocrinology
Study of the internal secretion glands.
endoscope
An instrument for internal visual examination.
endoscopy
The process of internal visual examination using an endoscope.
enteritis
Inflammation of the intestines (usually small intestines).
enteropathy
Disease of the intestines (usually small intestines).
epidermis
Above the middle layer of the skin (the outer most layer of skin).
epigastric
Pertaining to above the stomach.
erythrocyte
Red Blood Cell (RBC)
excision
Process of cutting out,away from.
exocrine glands
External secretion glands.
gastrectomy
Process of removing the stomach.
gastric
Stomach.
gastroenterology
The study of the stomach and intestines (usually small intestines).
gastrotomy
Process of cutting the stomach.
gynecologist
Specialist (physician) of the female.
gynecology
The study of the female.
hematology
Study of the blood.
hematoma
Blood clot/mass.
hemoglobin
Blood protein
hepatitis
Inflammation of the liver.
hepatoma
Liver mass/clot.
hyperglycemia
Condition of high blood sugar.
hyperthyroidism
Condition of high thyroid hormone in the body.
hypodermic
Below the skin.
hypogastric
Below the stomach.
hypoglycemia
Low blood sugar
iatrogenic
in/produced treatment
incision
The process of cutting into..
leukemia
Disease/condition of the white blood cells.
leukocyte
White blood cell (WBC)
leukocytosis
Condition of the white blood cell (usually and abnormal condition).
nephrectomy
Removal of the kidney.
nephritis
Inflammation of the kidney.
nephrology
Study of the kidney.
nephrosis
Condition of the kidney (usually abnormal condition).
neural
Nerve.
Neuralgia
Nerve pain.
Neurologic
Pertaining to the nerve.
neurology
Study of the nerves.
oncologist
Specialist (physician) of tumors.
oncology
Study of tumors.
ophthamologist
Specialist (physician) of the eye.
opthamalmoscope
An instrument used for visual examination of the eyes.
osteitis
Inflammation of the bones.
osteoarthritis
Inflammation of the bones and joints.
osteotomy
Cutting into the bone.
pathogenic
Pertaining to a disease causing microbe.
pathologist
Specialist (physician) who studies disease causing microbes.
pathology
The study of disease causing microbes.
pediatric
Pertaining to the child.
pericardium
Surrounding/around the heart tissue/structure.
prognosis
Knowledge before hand.

A physician's educated guess of what the condition/disease outcome will be.
prostate gland
The exocrine gland which stands before or in front of the male urinary bladder.
pyschiatrist
Specialist (physician) who studies the mind.
psychology
Study of the mind.