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Hemorrahagic Shock
Shock caused by blood loss
Hematurria
Blood in the urine
Hemoptysis
Coughing up blood
Hemostasis
Stopping the flow of blood
Hematology
The study of blood
Hemorrhage
Escape of blood from a blood vessel
Anemia
Disorder due a deficiency in the # of red blood cells
Emetic
Agent used to produce vomiting
Antiemetic
Agent used to stop vomiting
Hematemesis
Vomiting of blood
Copious
Large, present in large quantity
Distended
Swollen
Flaccid
Lacking normal firmness
Lethargy
Abnormal drowsiness
Serous
Serous membrane lines a cavity which is not in contact w/ the outside air
Ulcer
Open sore on a body surface
Diaphoresis
Perspiration, sweat
Resuscitate
To administer emergency measures to sustain life
Malaise
Feeling of illness and discomfort
Genitalia
External organs of reproduction
Abrasions
Scraped area of the skin
Contusion
A bruise
Laceration
Torn and ragged wound
Prognosis
Probable course, outcome, or recovery of a disease
Hypertrophy
Increase in size and bulk of a body part