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abdominocentesis
fluid in removed from paritoneal cavity
achrondroplasia
growth of cartilege (abnormal) dwarfism
acromegaly
enlargement of extremities
acrophobia
fear of heights
acute
severe symtoms
adenoids
resembling glands
adipose
full of fat
agoraphobia
fear of heights
amniocentesis
removing fluid from sac surrounding embryol
anemia
without blood
angiogenesis
condition of vessels
agniography
process of recording vessels
angioplasty
surgical repair of vessels
arteriole
small artery
arterioscerosis
hardinging of the arteries
arthraglia
joint paid
atrophy
no development of muscles
axillary
pertaining to armpit
basophil
plays a role in inflammation (cells)
biopsy
study of self
blepharoptosis
drooping eyelid
bronchitis
inflammation of bronchial tubes
carcinogenesis
condition of forming cancer
cardiomyopathy
disease of heart muscle
chemotherapy
treatment with drugs
chondromalacia
softening of cartilage
chronic
pertaining to time
colostomy
opening of the colon
cystocele
hernia on the bladder
electroencephalogram
record of the electricity in the brain
elecgtroencephalograph
intrument to record electricity in the brain
electroencephalography
process of recording electricity in the brain
eosinophil
blood cells that are elevated in allergic reactions
erythrocyte
red cells
hematoma
mass of blood
hemolysis
breakdown of blood
hemostasis
act of stopping blood
hydronephrosis
condition of fluid in the kidneys
hydrotherapy
treatment with water
inguinal
pertaining to the groin
ischemia
to hold back blood condition
laparoscope
to view abdoment wall with an instrument
laparoscopy
process of viewing abdomen wall
laparotomy
incision of abdomen wall
laryngeal
pertaining to voice box
laryngectomy
removal of the voice box
leukemia
white cells
leukocytosis
condition of white cells
lymphocyte
white cells
mammogram
record of breast
mastectomy
remove of breast
metastasis
controlling spread of malignant tumor
monocyte
cells that destroy cullular debris
morphology
study of shape
mucous
pertaining to mucous
myalgia
muscle pain
myelogram
x-ray of spinal cord
myoma
benign tumor in muscle
myosarcoma
malignant tumor of skin tissue/bone tissue
necropsy
to view death