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small, pinpoint, purplish hemorrhagic spots on skin
petachiae
production of pus or serum
exudate
sereve itching
pruritus
an inflammatory condition of the sebaceous gland and hair follicles
acne
scar left after the healing of a wound
cicatrix
loss of hair, baldness
alopecia
white spots or patches formed on the mucous membrane of the tongue or cheek
leukoplakia
blackheads
comedo
separation or bursting open of a surgical wound
dehiscence
bedsore
decubitus
chronic degenerative liver disease
cirrhosis
infrequent passage of unduly hard and dry feces
constipation
frequent passage of unformed and watery stool
diarrhea
feed liquid or semiliquid food via a tube
gavage
mass of dialated, tortuous veins in the anorectum
hemorrhoid
abnormal protrusion of an organ or a part of an organ through the wall of the body cavity that normally contains it
hernia
an IV infusion of a hypertonic solution to sustain life
hyperalimentation
to wash out a cavity
lavage
a closed sac in the crease of the sacrococcygeal region
pilonidal cyst
twisting of the bowel on itself that causes an obstruction
volvulus
a waxy fatlike substance in the bloodstream of all animals
cholesterol
process of lameness, limping
claudication
abnormal, difficult or bad rhythm
dysrhythmia
the relaxation phase of the heart cycle during which the muscle relaxes and the chambers fill with blood
diastole
quivering of the muscle fiber
fibrillation
fat and protein molecules bound together
lipoprotein
two separate heart sounds that can be heard with a stethascope
lubb-dupp
rapid throbbing or fluttering of the heart
palpation
the use a balloon tipped catheter to compress fatty plaues against an artery wall
percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty
contraction phase of the heart cycle
systole
cough
sudden forceful expulsion of air from the lungs
cystic fibrosis
inherited disease that affects the pancreas, respiratory system and sweat glands
influenza
acute, contagious respiratory infection caused by a virus
inhalation
breating in
olfaction
smelling
pleurodynia
pain in the pleura
rhinovirus
one of the subgroups of viruses that causes the common cold in humans
sputum
substance coughed up from the lungs
tachypnea
fast breathing
thoracocentesis
surgical puncture of hte chest for removal of fluid
device used to crush kidney stones
lithotriptor
use of an artificial kidney to separate waste from blood
hemodialysis
crushing of a kidney stone
lithotripsy
seperation of waste from the blood by using a peritoneal catheter and dialysis
peritoneal dialysis
an acute pain that occurs in the kidney area and is caused by the blockage during the passage of a stone
renal colic
narrowing or constriction of the urethra
urethral stricture
sudden need to void, urinate
urgency
process of voiding urine
urination
pigment that gives urine the normal yellow color
urochrome
instrument used to measure the specific gravity of urine
urinometer