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anesthesiology
(an-es-the-ze-OL-o-ge)
study of administration of agents for loss of sensation
colostomy
(ko-LOS-to-me)
new opening of the colon to the outside of the body
gastroenterologist
(gas-tro-enter-OL-o-jist)
physician who treats disorders of the digestive system
gastroscopy
(gas-TROS-ko-pe)
process of visual examination of the stomach
geriatrician
(jer-e-ah-TRISH-an)
physician who treats disease of old age
iatrogenic
(i-ah-tro-JEN-ik)
pertaining (referring) to an adverse condition produced by a treatment or physician
laryngitis
(lah-rin-JI-tis)
inflammation of the voice box
nephrostomy
(neh-FROS-to-me)
new opening of the kidney to the outside of the body
neuralgia
(nu-RAL-jah)
nerve pain
obstetrics
(ob-STET-riks)
treatment of pregnant women & delivery of babies
oncogenic
(ong-ko-JEN-ik)
pertaining (referring) to producing a tumor
opthalmologist
(of-thal-MOL-o-jist)
physician who treats disorders of the eye
otitis
(o-TI-tis)
inflammation of the ear
pathologist
(pah-THOL-o-jist)
physician who studies disease (reading biopsies & performing autopsies)
pediatrician
(pe-de-ah-TRISH-un)
physician who treats diseases of children
psychiatrist
(si-KI-ah-trist)
physician who treats the mind & mental illness
rectocele
(REK-to-sel)
hernia of the rectum
rhinorrhea
(ri-no-RE-ah)
discharge of fluid (mucus) from the nose
thoracotomy
(tho-rah-KOT-o-me)
incision of the chest
vasculitis
(vas-ku-LI-tis)
inflammation of blood vessels