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blastocyte
immature cell
cardialgia
heart pain
cardiologist
physician specialist in heart disease
cardiomegaly
enlarged heart
cyanoderma
blueness of the skin
cyanosis
condition of blueness
cytologist
a technologist who studies cellular disease
cytology
the science of studying cells
cytometer
instrument used to count cells
cytometry
process of using a cytometer
dermatology
science of studying the skin
dermatome
instrument used to cut slices of skin tissue
duodenal
pertaining to the duodenum (adj.)
duodenotomy
incision into the duodenum
duodenum
first part of small intestine
echocardiography
sonography of the heart
electrocardiogram
picture (tracing) representing the electrical activity of the heart during the cardiac cycle
electrocardiograph
instrument that produces the electrocardiogram
electrocardiography
process of using the electrocardiograph
erythermia
abnormally red blood due to too many erythrocytes
erythroblast
immature red blood cell
erythrocytes
red blood cells
erythrocytopenia
low numbers of erythrocytes
erythrocytosis
high numbers of erythrocytes
erythroderma
redness of the skin
etiology
study of the origin of disease
gastralgia
stomach pain
gastrectomy
excision of the stomach
gastrududoenostomy
making a new opening between the stomach and duodenum
gastric
pertaining to the stomach
gastromegaly
enlarged stomach
histoblast
immature tissue cells
histology
the science of studying tissues
jaundice
yellow appearance due to high billirubin level in the blood
leukemia
blood cancer involving leukocytes
leukocyte
white blood cells
leukocytopenia
low numbers of leukocytes
leukocytosis
high numbers of leukocytes
leukoderma
abnormally white skin (vitiligo)
lymphatic
pertaining to the lymph system
megalomania
abnormally enlarged self-image
megalomania
abnormally enlarged self-image
megalomania
abnormally enlarged self-image
megalomania
abnormally enlarged self-image
megalomania
abnormally enlarged self-image
megalomania
abnormally enlarged self-image
melanoblast
immature melanocyte
melanoblast
immature melanocyte
melanoblast
immature melanocyte
melanoblast
immature melanocyte
melanoblast
immature melanocyte
melanoblast
immature melanocyte
melanocyte
pigment cell
melanocyte
pigment cell
melanocyte
pigment cell
melanocyte
pigment cell
melanocyte
pigment cell
melanocyte
pigment cell
melanoderma
dark patches of skin
melanoderma
dark patches of skin
melanoderma
dark patches of skin
melanoderma
dark patches of skin
melanoderma
dark patches of skin
melanoderma
dark patches of skin
pathologist
physician specialist in study of disease
pathologist
physician specialist in study of disease
pathologist
physician specialist in study of disease
pathologist
physician specialist in study of disease
pathologist
physician specialist in study of disease
pathologist
physician specialist in study of disease
pathology
study of disease
pathology
study of disease
pathology
study of disease
pathology
study of disease
pathology
study of disease
pathology
study of disease
radiogram
x-ray picture
radiogram
x-ray picture
radiogram
x-ray picture
radiogram
x-ray picture
radiogram
x-ray picture
radiogram
x-ray picture
radiograph
instrument used to produce the radiogram (x-ray) film
radiograph
instrument used to produce the radiogram (x-ray) film
radiograph
instrument used to produce the radiogram (x-ray) film
radiograph
instrument used to produce the radiogram (x-ray) film
radiograph
instrument used to produce the radiogram (x-ray) film
radiograph
instrument used to produce the radiogram (x-ray) film
radiography
process of producing radiograms
radiography
process of producing radiograms
radiography
process of producing radiograms
radiography
process of producing radiograms
radiography
process of producing radiograms
radiologist
physician specialist in the interpretation of radiograms and other diagnostic imaging modalities
radiologist
physician specialist in the interpretation of radiograms and other diagnostic imaging modalities
radiologist
physician specialist in the interpretation of radiograms and other diagnostic imaging modalities
radiologist
physician specialist in the interpretation of radiograms and other diagnostic imaging modalities
radiography
process of producing radiograms
radiologist
physician specialist in the interpretation of radiograms and other diagnostic imaging modalities
radiologist
physician specialist in the interpretation of radiograms and other diagnostic imaging modalities
sonogram
image of the body produced by computerized reflected sound
sonograph
instrument that reflects sound waves through the body, picks them up with a transducer and uses a computer to create an image of body structures
sonographer
technologist who performs sonography
sonography
process of using a sonograph
thrombocytes
platelets (blood-clotting cell fragments)
thrombocytopenia
low numbers of thrombocytes
thrombocytosis
high numbers of thrombocytes
tomogram
picture made by a tomograph
tomograph
instrument that uses x-ray to produce images through planes (slices) of the body
tomoography
process of using a tomograph
xanthemia
yellow condition of the blood (carotenemia)
-ectomy
to excise (remove)
-ostomy
make a new opening
-otomy
incision
-tome
to cut slices
gastr
(word root) stomach
chlor/o
green
xanth/o
yellow
leuk/o
white
erythr/o
red
CBC
Complete blood count
RBC
Red blood cell
WBC
White blood cell
CT, CAT
computed tomography (scan)
ECHO
echocardiogram
EKG, ECG
electrocardiogram
GI
gastrointestinal
-penia
abnormally low
-osis
abnormally high
MRI
magnetic resonance imaging