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cystoscopy
visual examination of urinary bladder with endoscope
iatrogenic
condition caused by treatment (drugs, procedures)
electroencephalogram
recording of electricty of the brain
diagnosis
state of complete knowledge
cancerous tumor
sarcoma
biopsy
living tissue is removed from body and viewed under microscope
pertaining to the brain
cerebral
decrease in red blood cells
anemia
increase in malignant white blood cells
leukemia
abnormal condition of the mind
pychosis
study of cells
cytology
adipose
fat
throat
pharynx
where is pleural cavity
space between folds of pleura of lungs
death combining form
necro
hernia of urinary bladder
cystocele
instrument to record
graph
eosinophil
leukocyte
angioplasty
surgical repair of blood vessel
suffix for treatment
therapy
antibodies
protein produced by lymphocytes in response to antigen
hyperglycemia
excessive sugar in blood
retroperitoneal
behind the peritoneum
dyspnea
difficult breathing
tachycardia
fast heart rate
percutaneous
through the skin
pregnancy
gravida, cyesis,
part of vulva
lybia , hymen, clitoris
repiratory disorder in neonate
hyaline membrane disease
fingerlike ends of fallopian tubes
fimbriae
hormone produced by pituitary gland
growth hormone, thryoid stimulating (TSH), ACTH, FSH, LH, PRL, ADH
gynecomastia
enlargement of breasts in male
excessive flow of blood between menstrual cycle
menstrual period
menarche
first menstrual cycle
male gonad
testes, testicle
tissue produces sperm
parenchymal tissue, seminiferous tubules
surgery for male castration
vasectomy
undescended testicles
cryptorchism
hypospadias
congenital opening of the male urethra on the undersurface of the penis
congenital abscence of testicles
anorchidism, anorchism
cryogenic
pertaining to cold
blood vessel carries oxygen poor blood from heart to lung
pulmonery vein
sac surrounding heart
pericardium
SA node does what
pacemaker of heart, causes atria to contract ending diastole
blood vessels carry oxygen to heart
coronary arteries
phlebitis
inflammation of a vein
sphygmomanometer
device to take blood pressure
aneuryism
widened blood vessel
cyanosis
blue, diminished oxygen content in blood
ischemia
deficiency of blood usually due to constriction or obstruction of blood vessel
petechiae
small pinpoint hemorrhages
phlebotomy
incision of a vein
mediastinum
space containing heart, regions between lung
removal of voice box
laryngectomy
PPD test
test for tuberculosis
bilirubin
yellow orange pigment, excreted into bile, product of breakdwon of red blood cells and hemoglobin
hemolysis
destruction of red blood cells
reduction in red cells due to excessive destruction
hemolytic anemia
failure of blood cell production due to aplasia of bone marrow cells
aplastic anemia
lack of mature erythrocytes caused by inability to absorb vitamin B12 into the body
pernicious anemia
hemophilia
excessive bleeding causeed by lack of protein necessary for blood clotting
formation of lymph
lymph node
interstitial
fluid surrounds body cells, spaces between cells
B cells, T cells, antibodies
immune system
immunoglobulins
antibodies, IgG
thymus (location and production)
between lungs upper mediastinum, produces immune cells, antibodies, t cell lymphocytes
nasopharyngeal lymph tissue
adenoids
blood cells are formed where
stem cells, bone marrow
malignant tumor of lymph node
hodgkin disease
kaposi sarcoma
cancer arising from the lining cells of capillaries, producing bluish red skin nodules
lung infection, fever, cough, chest pain treated with bactrim
pneumocystis carinii pneumonia (PCP)
parasitic infection associated with AIDS
toxoplasmosis
outward extension of shoulder blade
acromion
foramen
opening for blood vessels and nerves
projection of temporal bone
styloid process
knuckle like process at the joint (end of bone)
condyle
mandible, vomer, maxillae, zygomatic
bones of the face, facial bones
occiptal, temporal, sphenoid
cranial bones, bones of the skull
name of shaft of long bone
diaphysis
upper arm bones
humerus
shoulder bone
scapula, shoulder blade
two lower leg bones, big, small
tibia (large), fibula (small)
surgical repair of a joint
arthroplasty
chronic inflammation of bones and joints due to changes in cartilage
osteoarthritis
absorption from gi tract
rectal administration
drug applied to the skin
topical administration
drugs used for allergic reactions
antihistamines
morphine is what class of drug
analgesic
heparin
natural anticoagulant (prevents clotting)
estrogen
endocrine drug
drugs against fever
antipyretic
drugs that relax
sedative
forensic psychiatrist
criminal psychiatry
mood disorder
manic depressive
euphoria
exaggerated feeling of well being
bipolar disorder
manic episodes with depressive ones
severe dysphoric mood with psychotic
major depression
narcissistic
grandiose sense of self importance with fantasies of success and power, lack of empathy for others
paranoid
suspicious of other people, jealous
anorexia nervosa
eating disorder of excessive dieting, refusal to maintain normal body weight