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adenoma
Epithelial tumor of gland origin
adsorbate
Absorbed substance
adsorbent
Capable of adsorption
agenesis
Absence of organ
-algia
pain
amenorrhea
No menstruation
amniocentesis
Sample amnionic fluid
analgesia
Pain killer
anemia
Low RBC count
angina
Chest spasm due to reduced o2 to hrt
angiogenesis
Develop blood vessels
anhydrosis
Deficiency sweating
antiemetic
Prevent vomiting
antihistamine
Prevent release of histamine
antipyretic
Anti – fever
anuria
No urination
apnea
Absence/stop breathing
arrhythmia
Irregular heart rythm
arteriosclerosis
"Thick,hard art wall"
arthralgia
Joint pain
ascites
Excess fluid in peritoneal cavity
asthenia
"Weakness,loss strength"
ataxia
Probs moving
bacteremia
Bacteria in blood
bradycardia
Slow HR
bronchitis
Inflammation bronchus
carcinogen
Causing cancer
cardiomyopathy
Probs heart muscle
cholecystitis
Inflammation gall bladder
cholestasis
Suppression of bile flow
colectomy
Removal colon
colitis
Inflammation colon
craniotomy
Removal skull
cyanosis
Blue due to low O2
cystitis
Inflammation urinary bladder
cytotoxic
Toxic to cells
diplopia
Double vision
diverticulum
Pouch branching from intestine
dys-
Abnormal
dysmenorrhea
Menstrual probs
dyspepsia
Digestive difficulty
dysphagia
swallowing difficulty
dyspnea
Breathing prob
dystrophy
Weak muscle/atrophy
dysuria
Difficulty urinating
ectopic
Outside normal
edema
swelling
embolism
Vessel obstruction
emesis
Vomiting
encephalitis
Inflammation brain
endocarditis
Inflammation heart lining
endometriosis
Inflammation uterus
endoscope
instrument
epidural
"Anesthesia,outer meninge and vertebral column"
epigastric
Upper middle abdomen
epilepsy
Convulsive seizure
epistaxis
nosebleed
erythema
Redness skin
erythropoiesis
Formation of RBC
exogenous
Outside body