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What term means moving an extremity away from the body?
ABDUCTION
What term refers to an area of skin or mucous membrane worn from the body mechanically by some unusual or abnormal process?
ABRASION
What term refers to a localized collection of pus?
ABSCESS
What term means bringing an extremity toward the body?
ADDUCTION
What is fatty tissue commonly called?
ADIPOSE
What term means activated by, characteristic of, or secreting epinephrine or similar substance?
ADRENERGIC
What is the attachment of one substance to the surface of another?
ABSORPTION
What term refers to an organism's ability to grow only in the presence of Oxygen?
AEROBIC
What is noun means feeling experienced in connection with an emotion?
AFFECT
What term describes the presence of Albumin in urine?
ALBUMINURIA
What is the name of the path pertaining to food or digestion?
ALIMENTARY
What is a pathogenic condition resulting from accumulation of base in, or loss of acid from, the body?
ALKALOSIS
What term means walking or able to walk?
AMBULATORY
What is the constructive process by which the simple products of digestion are converted by living cells into more complex compounds and living matter for cellular growth and repair?
ANABOLISM
What word refers to an organism's ability to grow only in the absence of Oxygen?
ANAEROBIC
What term refers to a drug used to relieve pain without producing unconsciousness or impairing mental capacities?
ANALGESIC
What is the science of the structure of the body and the relationship of its parts to each other called?
ANATOMY
What is a decrease in certain elements of the blood, especially red cells and hemoglobin?
ANEMIA
What is the role of an Anesthesiologist in Operating Room?
A physician who specializes in anesthesiology; and who is ultimately responsible for airway management.
What is the branch of medicine that studies anesthesia and anesthetics?
ANESTHESIOLOGY