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nonpathogenic
not disease producing
diplococcus
grown in pairs
coccus
sphereically shaped bacteria singular
diplo
cocci growing in pairs
dystrophy
literally means poor development
neisseria gonorrhea
(N.gonococcus) causes veneral disease gonorrhea
pneumococcus
causes pneumonia
singular
meningiococcus
causes one form of meningitits
singular
otodynia/otalgia
pain in either ear
strepto
twisted chains or strips
cocci
plural sphereically shaped bacteria
streptococcus
grow in twisted chains
dipmenorrhea
painful/difficult menstruation
STD Viruses
Hepatitis, AIDS, Genital Herpes/warts
amenorrhea
absence of menstruation
staphylo
bunch of grapes, grows in clusters
dipsomania
old term for alcoholism
STD Fungi
Candidiasis
polydipsia
excessive thirst (high salt)
ad
auris dextra -right ear
microcyst
small cyst
typanum
ear drum
dysphagia
difficult swallowing
SIDS
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
ot/o combining form
ear

aur=ear
FAS
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
STD Bacteria
infections, gonorrhea/syphilis
syndrome
complete picture of disease-a variety of symptoms occurring together
Audiologist
hearing specialist not MD. speech and hearing
microcardia
small heart
-rrhea suffix
discharge
pro/drome
running before (a disease)
B. anthracis (anthrax)
bacillus anthracis, spore forming bacterial rod
macrocytes
large cells
otic solution
solution Tx for ear-ear drops
microcytes
small cells
STD Parasites
"CRabs/scabies" trichomoniasis
macrodactylia
having abnormally large fingers/toes
MTD
membrana tympani dextra-right eardrum
dips
root word for thirst
bacillus
rod-shaped bacterium (plural bacilli)
poly- prefix
too much/many
otorrhea
discharge from ear-flowing from
dipsia
thirst
MTS
membrana tympani sinistra
left eardrum
SIADH
Syndrome of Inappropriate Antidiuretic Hormone
otitis media (OM)
Infection in middle ear, most infections occur there. blood,pus,fever all symptoms and pain
prodromal symptoms
symptoms indicating an approaching disease
pyorrhea
flow or discharge of pus
synergism
drugs that work together to increase ea. other's effects
pyogenic
forms pus-pyogenic bacterium
tachy prefix
fast or rapid
typanic
pertaining to eardrum
rhinorrhea
drainage from the nose due to headcold (symptom)
as
auris sinistra-left ear
peps/o combinging form
digestion
cholecystogram
xray of gallbladder
myringotomy
same as typanotomy
dactyl word root
fingers or toes
-metry suffix
process of measuring
bradycardia
abnormally slow heart action
hyperthermia
high body temp.(fever) low body temp. hypothermia
anorexia
loss of appetite
syndactylism
joining together of 2+ digits
macrocephalus
abnormally large head
microencephaly
abnormally small brain
tympanotomy
incision into the eardrum-insert tubes, let drain, relieve pressure. Tx w/antibiotics first.
macroglossia
enlarged tongue
dactylogram
fingerprint
micro prefix
small
phagia
eating/swallowing
rhinitis
inflammation of the nose
-pnea
breathing -suffix
when used as prefix p is silent
dyspepsia
poor digestion-eating to rapidly, eating under tension
audiogram
record made by the instrument used to test hearing
dactyl/o combining form
fingers or toes
typanic membrane
eardrum
anodynia
absence of pain
apnea
w/o breathing;cessation of breathing
therm/o combinging form
heat 37c/98.6f
dys- prefix
painful,faulty,diseased,bad or difficult
diathermy
heating through tissue (Tx)
a/an prefixes
a/procedes constanant
an/procedes vowel
meaning: without or lack of
bradyphagia
slow eating-abnormally slow swallowing
chol/e combinging form
gall or bile gallbladder
audiometry
process of measuring hearing. audiometer-measures hearing
apepsia
cessation fo digestion (w/o digestion)
cholelithiasis
presence of gallstone in gallbladder (GB)
brady- prefix
slow
tachypnea
rapid breathing
pepsia
digestion
aperistalsis
absence of perstalsis
tachycardia
rapid heart action abnormally fast
cholelith
gallstone
bradypnea
slow breathing
audi/o combinging form
hearing
rhinoplasty
surgical repair of nose. mostly asesthetic reasons "nose job" insurance purposes, deviated septum
rhinosalpingitis
inflammation fo the muscosa of the nose and eustachian tube.
thermometer
instrument used to measure heat
anaerobic
able to live w/o oxygen
salping/o combinging form
eustachian tubes and fallopian tubes depends on usage.
cholecystectomy
excision of gallbladder due to gallstones/removal of gallbladder
rhin/o combinging form
nose
microcephalus
abnormally small head-retarded limits brain size
peptic adj
digestion
peptic ulcers
stomach ulcers
tachyphagia
fast eating
cardia
heart
lith/o combining form
stone or calculus
analgesia
absence of a normal sense of pain
microgram
one millionith of a milligram
macro prefix
large
polydactylism
having too many fingers/toes

dactyl=digit
syn- prefix
w/ or together
synergistic
muscles that work together (like 3 muscles in forearm)
synarthrosis
indicates immovable joint-fused together