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abductor
one who draws away from
adductor
one who draws towards
adrenal glands
pertaining to adrenal glands
anabolism
pertaining to breaking apart
analysis
breaking down the parts
anoxia
no oxygen
ante cibum
before meals
anteflexion
before bending
antepartum
before birth
antibiotic
against
antibody
antibody
antigen
producing antibody
antisepsis
to fight against disease
antitoxin
against toxins
apnea
not breathing
benign
non-cancerous tumor
bifurcation
two branches splitting
bilateral
two sides
bradycardia
slow heartbeat
congenital anomaly
infant born w/abnormalties
connective tissue
connected tissue
contraindication
against the correct treatment
contralateral
opposite sides
dehydration
lack of water
dialysis
complete breakdown
diameter
complete measure
diarrhea
complete flow
dysplasia
painful breathing/anxiety
dyspnea
painful breathing
ectopic pregnancy
embyrol outside the uterus
endocardium
within the heart
endoscope
instrument to view
endotracheal
within the windpipe
epithelium
pertaining to above the nipples
euphoria
good feeling
euthyroid
good thyroid
exophthalmos
away from the eyeball
hemiglossectomy
removal of half the tongue
hyperglycemia
high sugar
hyperplasia
above normal cells
hypertrophy
above normal size of cells (development)
hypodermic injection
under the skin injection
hypoglycemia
deficiency in sugar
infracostal
beneath the ribs
insomniac
not sleeping
intercostal
between the ribs
intravenous
into the veins
macrocephaly
large congenital abnormalty
malaise
bad feeling
malignant
cancerouse tumor
metacarpal bones
beyond the wrist
metamorphosis
change from one thing to another
metastasis
change in cancerous tumor
microscope
instrument to view small objects
neonatal
new birth
neoplasm
new plasm good or bad
pancytopenia
pertaining to cells
paralysis
abnormal movement of muscles
parathryroid glands
abnormal thyroid glands`
percutaneous
throught the skin
polyneuritis
many nerves
postpartum
after birth
postmortem
after death
precancerous
before cancer
prenatal
before birth
prodrome
before illness
prolapse
falls forward
pseudocyesis
false pregnancy
precombinant dna
to combine dna techniques
relapse
symptoms come back
remission
back to normal
retroflexion
backward position of organ
retroperitoneal
behind the peritoneum
subcutaneous
under the skin
suprapubic
under pelvic bone
symbiosis
pertaining to the same body
symmetry
measurements together
syndactyly
fingers or toes together
syndrome
run together
synthesis
proteins together
tachypnea
breathing fast
transfusion
through one object to another
transurethral
throught the urethra
ultrasonography
throught the sound waves
unilateral
one side