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The Study of Mind or Mental Process
Psychology
Membrane Surrounding the Lungs
Pleura
Membrane that lines the abdominal cavity
Peritoneum
Pertaining to the wall of an organ or cavity
Parietal
A circumscribed benign epithelial tumor projecting from the surrounding surface
Papilloma
Disease of a bone
Osteopathy
A specialist in the study of tumors
Oncologist
A specially trained physician who performs surgery on the structures of the nervous system
Neurosurgeon
Refers to any kind of tumor or abnormal growth of cells
Neoplasm
Preceeding Birth
Prenatal
Spasm of a muscle
Myospasm
Inflammation of the membranes of the brain or spinal cord
Meningitis
Black Cell
Melanocyte
Lymph nodes and organs that help circulate tissue fluids absorb fats and fight infection
Lymphatic
a fat tumor
lipoma
a benign neoplasm derived from smooth muscle
Leiomyoma
Study of tissue
Histology
Resembling or composed of fibers or fibrous tissue
Fibroid
Pertaining or consisting of epithelium
Epithelial
When brain tissue protrudes through a cranial fissure
Encephalocele
Excessive vomitting
hyperemesis
Fluid that bathes the cerebrum and spinal cord
Cerebrospinal
Any pain in the head
Cephalalgia
Transfer of a disease from one organ to another
metastisis
Hardening of the blood vessels
Atherosclerosis
Any disease of a gland
Adenopathy
Towards the head
Cephalic
Study of how body structures work
Physiology
The purely cellular avascular layer covering all the free surfaces, cutaneous mucous and serous, including the glands and other structures dervied there from
Epithelium
away from the center
Distal
Study of the cause of diseases
Etiology
Study of Tissues
Histology
Toward the side away from midline
Lateral
Progressive profiberation of abnormal leukocytes found in hemopoietic tissues, other organs and ususally in the blood in increased numbers
Leukemia
middle or center
Medial
a delusion of greatness, belief that one is god, god like, christ
Megalomania
Another word for anterior * Front *
Ventral
The outermost coat or serous layer of a visceral structure that lies in the body cavities of abdomen or thorax
Serosa
Incision into the chest wall
Thoracotomy
inflammation of the pleura
Pleuritis
Relating the the pelvis
Pelvic
Back
Posterior
Nearest to the point of origin
Proximal
Enlarged extremities
Acromegaly
The study of skin disease
Dermatology
Blueness of the skin
Cyanoderma
inflammation of the skin
dermatitis
away from the center
distal
any disease of the skin
dermopathy
Study of or pertaining to the cause of diseases
Etiology
Process of measuring cells
Cytometry
Paralysis of the extremities
Acroparalysis
Study of body structures
Anatomy
Adjective for blue condition
Cyanotic
Inflammation of the skin on the extremities
Acrodermatitis
Synonym for dorsal
Posterior
Below
Inferior
To the side of
Lateral
Pertaining to the chest
Thoracic
Closer to the point of origin
Proximal
Pertaining to the lung cavity
Pleural
General term for any skin disease
Dermopathy
Englargement of the hands or feet
Acromegaly
One who studies skin diseases
Dermatologist
Anatomy & Physiology
A & P
Hydrochloric Acid
HCI
Lower Left Quadrant
LLQ
Right upper Quadrant
RUQ
Anteroposterior
AP
posteroanterior
PA
Right lower quadrant
RLQ
above, over
Superior
below, under
inferior
around, encircling
Circum
Anterior
Front
Back
Posterior
Away from origin
Distal
Towards the midline
Medial
Towards the midline
Medial
Away from midline
Lateral
Vertical Plane
Madsagittal Plane
Embryonic or immature cell
Blastocyte
Study of the cell
Cytology
Condition of blueness
Cyanosis
Upward towards the head
Cephalic
stomach area
Abdominal
downward towards the tail
Caudal
mucous tissue lining
Mucosa
Red Cell
Erythrocyte
White Cell
Leukocyte
Black Cell
Melanocyte
Black skin
Melanoderma
White Skin
leukoderma
Red Skin
Erythoderma
Blue skin
Cyanoderma
Aortic aneurysm
AA
White Blood Cell (count)
WBC
Ventricular Fibrillation
VFib (VF)
Transient Ischemic Attack
TIA
Registered Vascular Technologist
RVT
Registered Radiologic Technologists
*therapist*
RT (T)
Registered dianostic Medical sonographer
RDMS
Red Blood Cell ( Count )
RBC
Premature ventricular contraction
PVC
Proxysmal atrial tachycardia
PAT
Pulse
P
Myocardial Infarction
MI
Hemoglobin
HGB, HB, Hgb, Hb
hematocrit
HcT
Electrocardiogram
EKG / ECG
Echocargiogram
Echo
Deep Vein Thrombosis
DVT
Differential White Blood Cell count
Diff
Congestive heart failure
CHF
Complete blood count
CBC
Computed (axial) tomography
CAT / CT
Coronary artery bypass graft
CABG
beats per minute
BPM
Arteriosclerostic heart disease
ASWD
ateriosclerotic cardiovascular disease
ASCVD
Arterioclerosis
AS
Acute myocardial infarction
AMI
Xray
XR
control of lymph flow
lymphostasis
control of the flow of blood
hemostasis