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discreet (good judgment)

vs.
discrete (made of separate parts)
diverticulum, datum, medium
(all singular) vs.
diverticula, data, media
(all plural)
DNC (a no show)

vs.
D&C (dilation & curettage)
efflux (outward flow)

vs.
reflux (backward/return flow)
Eurax (a dermatology cream)

vs.
Urex (a urologic tablet)
extirpation (to move entirely)

vs.
extubation (to remove a tube)
in toto

in vivo
(totally)

(within a living body)
en bloc

in situ
(in a lump)

(in it's normal place)
in vitro

vs.
in vivo
(within a test tube)


(within a living body)
glans

vs.
glands
(gland-like bodies)

bodies that excrete or secretes
gravida

multiparous
a pregnant woman

2 or more pregnancies resulting in viable offspring
nulligravida

nulliparous
never been pregnant

no births resulting in viable (capable of living) infants
Gravida 5, para 3-1-1-3
3 full-term deliveries
1 premmie
1 abort/miscarriage
3 living children
gavage

lineal
forced feeding

re: spleen
ligature

ligate
suture

to sew/tie/bind
livor
discoloration of skin on corpse
ostiomeatal (NOT OSTEO)
an opening
perineum vs.
peritoneal vs.
peroneal
genital area
abdominopelvic wall
side of the leg
pruritis

vs.
purulent
itchy skin condition


forming pus
radicle

radical
smallest branches (anatomical)

going to root or source of disease
reperitonealize
to cover again with peritoneal
shotty
lead pellet-like in reference to lymph nodes (usually); shotty nodes
tendinous

vs.
tendonitis
(resembling a tendon)


inflammed tendon
tenia

vs.
tinea
bandlike structure


ringworm
tinnitus
noises in the ear
umbo (pl. umbones)

vs. umbonate
tumor

knob-like
vagus

vs.
valgus
10th cranial nerve


bent outward/twisted/deformed
vesicle

vs.
vesical
little blister/sac


urinary bladder
villus

vs.
villous
little protrusion


shaggy with soft hairs