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Adenopathy
disease of a gland
Hepatitis
inflammation of the liver
Gastrology
study of the stomach
Subcutaneous
beneath the skin
Transvesical
pertaining to that passes through the bladder
Pericardial
pertaining to that which surrounds the heart
Dermatitis
inflammation of the skin
Cerebral
pertaining to the brain
Renal
pertaining to the kidney
Abduction
movement of a limb away from the midline
Adduction
movement of a limb toward the midline
Bilateral
pertaining to both sides
Superior
above; toward the head
Proximal
nearest point of attachment to the trunk
Distal
farthest away from the point of attachment to the trunk
Inferior
below; toward the tail
Plantar
sole of the foot; posterior surface of the foot
Sagittal
divides the body or structure into right and left positions
Adipose
pertaining to fat
Anhidrosis
lack of sweat
Necrotic
death of tissue
Biopsy
removal of tissue for examination
Laceration
wound with torn, uneven edges
Erythema
redness
Brachial
pertaining to the arm
Olecranal
pertaining to the elbow
Thoracic
pertaining to the chest
Arthrography
x-ray of joints and their soft tissues
Anteroposterior
the front-to-back direction an x-ray takes through a body
Myelography
x-ray of the spinal cord
Atrophy
wasting away
Bradykinesia
slow movement
Hypertrophy
excessive growth of an organ
Tendon
attaches muscle to bone
Ligament
attaches bone to bone
Cruciate
crossed
Encephalitis
inflammation of the brain
Neuritis
inflammation of a nerve
Syncope
fainting
Dysphasia
difficulty in speaking
Apraxis
inability to perform skilled movements
Paresthesias
abnormal sensations such as numbness and tingling
Blepharoptosis
drooping of the eyelid
Iritis
inflammation of the iris of the eye
Lacrimal
pertaining to tears
Diplopia
double vision
Otitismedia
inflammation of the middle ear
Presbycusis
diminished hearing due to old age
Buccal mucosa
pertaining to the mucous membrane of the cheek
Cholecystectomy
surgical removal of the gallbladder
Laparoscopy
visual examination of the abdominal
Enteritis
inflammation of the small intestines
Parenteral
receiving medication or nutrition via IV or IM injection
Aphagia
no eating; inability to eat or swallow
Endocrine
to secrete into the bloodstream
Exocrine
to secrete outwardly onto the skin or onto the surface of an organ
Polydipsia
excessive thirst
Hypokalemia
deficient amounts of potassium in the blood
Glucogenesis
production of sugar
Corticosteroids
hormones produced by the adrenal cortex
Adenoidectomy
surgical removal of the adenoids
Pneumonia
inflammation of the lung
Dyspnea
difficult or painful breathing
Rales
crackling sound
Rhonchi
rattling sound
Cyanosis
bluish discoloration of the skin and mucous membranes due to lack of oxygen in the blood
Arrhythmia
deviation from the normal heart rhythm
Pancarditis
inflammation of all the heart layers
Tachycardia
fast heartbeat
Analgesics
pain relievers
Emetics
agents that induce vomitting
Antibiotics
chemical compounds that destroy harmful organisms
Erythrocyte
red blood cell
Hemostasis
stoppage of blood
Leukopenia
deficiency in the number of white blood cells
Histopathology
study of tissue
Microbiology
study and identification of infectious microorganisms
Hematology
study of blood
Nephrolithiasis
abnormal condition of stones in the kidney
Cystitis
inflammation of the urinary bladder
Dysuria
painful urination
Intrauterine
pertaining to within the uterus
Dysmenorrhea
painful menstruation
Gravida
number of times a woman has been pregnant
Panophobia
fear of everything
Bipolar disorder
abnormal manic and depressive mood swings
Bulimia
repetitive, uncontrollable eating, followed by purging
Asepsis
free from infectious contamination
Dissection
Separation of body parts
Evisceration
protrution of viscera outside of the abdominal cavity, particularly through an operative incision