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adenoma
Tumor of a gland.
adenitis
Inflammation of a gland.
arthritis
Inflammation of a joint.
biology
Study of life.
biopsy
Removal of living tissue and examination under a microscope
carcinoma
Cancerous tumor.
cardiology
Study of the heart.
cephalic
Pertaining to the head.
cerebral
Pertaining to the brain
incision
Process of cutting into.
excision
Process of cutting out
endocrine glands
Glands that secrete hormones within the body
cystoscopy
Process of visual examination of the urinary bladder.
cytology
Study of cells.
dermatitis
Inflammation of the skin.
hypodermic
Pertaining to under the skin.
electrocardiogram
Record of the electricity in the heart.
electroencephalogram
Record of the electricity of the brain.
enteritis
Inflammation of the intestines.
erythrocyte
A red blood cell.
gastrectomy
Removal of the stomach.
gastrotomy
Incision of the stomach.
diagnosis
State of complete knowledge
prognosis
State of before knowledge
gynecology
Study of females and female diseases.
hematology
Study of blood.
hematoma
Collection (mass) of blood.
hemoglobin
Blood protein found in red blood cells
hepatitis
Inflammation of the liver
iatrogenic
Pertaining to being produced by treatment
leukocyte
White blood cell.
nephritis
Inflammation of the kidney.
nephrology
Study of the kidney.
neurology
Study of nerves.
oncology
Study of tumors.
oncologist
Specialist in the study of tumors.
ophthalmoscope
Instrument for visual examination of the eye
osteitis
Inflammation of bone.
osteoarthritis
Inflammation of bone and joints
pathology
Study of disease.
pathologist
One who studies diseases, performs autopsies, and examines biopsy samples.
pediatric
Pertaining to treatment of children
psychology
Study of the mind.
psychiatrist
Specialist in the treatment of the mind.
radiology
Study of x-rays.
renal
Pertaining to the kidney
rhinitis
Inflammation of the nose.
sarcoma
Tumor of flesh tissue
resection
Process of cutting out; removal.
thrombocyte
A clotting cell.
urology
Study of the urinary tract.
cardiac
Pertaining to the heart.
neural
Pertaining to nerves.
arthralgia
Pain of a joint.
neuralgia
Nerve pain.
erythrocyte
Red blood cell.
nephrectomy
Removal (resection) of a kidney.
leukemia
Blood condition of white cells
carcinogenic
Pertaining to producing cancer
pathogenic
Pertaining to producing disease
iatrogenic
Pertaining to produced by treatment (physician).
hemoglobin
bloodprotein
electroencephalogram
Record of the electricity in the brain
gastric
Pertaining to the stomach.
neurologic
Pertaining to the study of nerves.
excision
Process of cutting out; removal.
gynecologist
Specialist in the study of females and female disorders.
cystitis
Inflammation of the urinary bladder.
endocrinology
Study of the endocrine glands.
hepatoma
Tumor of the liver.
biopsy
Process of viewing life
nephrosis
Abnormal condition of the kidney.
leukocytosis
Abnormal condition of normal white blood cells
enteropathy
Disease of the intestines.
adenopathy
Disease of glands.
endoscope
Instrument to visually examine within (the body).
endoscopy
Process of visually examining within (the body).
prognosis
State of before knowledge; prediction about the outcome of treatment
osteotomy
Incision of a bone.
gastroenterology
Process of study of the stomach and intestines.
anemia
A decrease in erythrocytes or hemoglobin
autopsy
“Self view”—examination of a dead body, understand its function
diagnosis
State of complete knowledge; information gathered about a patient’s illness
endoscopy
Process of visually examining within (the body).
endocrinologist
One who specializes in endocrine glands.
epigastric
Pertaining to above the stomach
epidermis
Outer layer of skin; above the dermis layer
excision
Process of cutting out; to resection.
exocrine glands
Glands that secrete chemicals to the outside of the body
hyperglycemia
Condition of increased blood sugar
hyperthyroidism
Condition of too much secretion of hormone (thyroxine) from the thyroid.
hypogastric
Pertaining to below the stomach
hypoglycemia
Condition of low blood sugar
incision
Process of cutting into; to section
pericardium
Structure (membrane) surrounding the heart
prostate gland
Exocrine gland in front of (before) the urinary bladder in males
resection
Removal; excision; cutting back
retrocardiac
Pertaining to behind the heart.
subhepatic
Pertaining to below the liver.
transhepatic
Pertaining to across or through the liver.