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MEDIAL
LYING OR EXTENDING IN THE MIDDLE
IMMUNOLOGY
BRANCH OF BIOMEDICINE CONCERNED WITH THE STRUCTURE AND FUNCION OF THE IMMUNE SYSTEM
ANESTHESIOLOGY
MEDICAL STUDY AND APPLICATION OF ANESTHETICS
PEDIATRICS
DEALS WITH CARE OF INFANTS AND CHILDREN AND THE TREATMENT OF THEIR DISEASES
NEONATOLOGY
PEDIATRICS THAT DEALS WITH THE DISEASE AND CARE OF NEWBORN INFANTS
PSYCHIATRY
DEALS WITH DIAGNOSIS TREATMENT AND PREVENTION OF THE MENTAL AND EMOTIONAL DISORDERS
OTOLOGY
SPECIALIZES IN MEDICAL OR SURGICAL TREATMENT OF EAR DISORDERS
PULMONOLOGY
DEALS WITH DISEASES OF THE RESPIRATORY SYSTEM
UROLOGY
STUDY OF THE ANATOMY, DISORDERS AND CARE OF THE URINARY TRACT IN MEN AND WOMEN
ONCOLOGY
DEALS WITH TUMORS, STUDY OF THEIR DEVELOPMENT, DIAGNOSIS, TREATMENT AND PREVENTION
HEMATOLOGY
MEDICAL STUDY OF THE BLOOD AND BLOOD PRODUCING ORGANS
NEUROLOGY
DEALS WITH THE NERVOUS SYSTME AND DISORDERS AFFECTING IT
ORTHOPEDICS
DEALS WITH THE PREVENTION OR CORRECTION OF INJURIES OR DISORDERS OF THE SKELETAL SYSTEM
GYNECOLOGY
THE STUDY OF DISEASES OF THE FEMALE REPRODUCTIVE ORGANS, INCLUDING THE BREASTS
DERMATOLOGY
STUDY OF PHYSIOLOGY AND PATHOLOGY OF THE SKIN
OBSTETRICS
THE CARE OF WOMEN DURING AND AFTER PREGNANCY
GASTROENTEROLOGY
THE STUDY OF DISEASES AFFECTING THE GI TRACT, INCLUDING THE STOMACH, INTESTINES, GALLBLADER AND BILE DUCT
INFECTIOUS DISEASES
ANY COMMUNICABLE DISEASE OR ONE THAT CAN BE TRANSMITTED FROM ONE HUMAN BEING TO ANOTHER BY DIRECT OR INDIRECT CONTACT
CONGENITAL DISORDERS
PRESENT AT BIRTH, AS A CONGENITAL ABNORMALITY OR DEFECT
COMMUNICABLE DISEASE
ANY DISEASE TRANSMITTED BY CONTACT WITH EXCRETA OR OTHER DISCHARGES FROM THE BODY
PROGNOSIS
A PREDICTION OF THE PROBABLE OUTCOME OF A DISEASE BASED ON THE CONDITION OF THE PERSON AND THE USUAL COURSE OF THE DISEASE AS OBSERVED IN SIMILAR SITUATIONS
PATHOLOGY
THE STUDY OF THE CHARACTERISTICS CAUSES AND EFFECTS OF DISEASE
ETIOLOGY
THE STUDY OF ALL FACTORS THAT MAY BE INVOLVED IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF A DISEASE
THE CAUSE OF A DISEASE
HOLISTIC
PERTAINING TO THE WHOLE; CONSIDERING ALL FACTORS, AS HOLISTIC MEDICINE
DIAGNOSIS
IDENTIFICATION OF A DISEASE OR CONDITION BY A SCIENTIFIC EVALUATION OF PHYSICAL SIGNS, SYMPTOMS, HISTORY, LABORATORY TEST RESULTS AND PROCEDURES
SYNDROME
A COMPLEX OF SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS RESULTING FROM A COMMON CAUSE OR APPEARING IN COMBINATION TO PRESENT A CLINICAL PICTURE OF A DISEASE OR INHERITED ABNORMALITY
SYMPTOM
A SUBJECTIVE INDICATION OF A DISEASE OR A CHANGE IN CONDITION AS PERCEIVED BY THE PATIEN
PANDEMIC
OCCURING THROUGHOUT THE POPULATION OF A COUNTRY, PEOPLE OR THE WORLD
NOSOCOMIAL
PERTAINING TO A HOSPITAL
PROXIMAL
SITUATED NEXT TO OR NEAR THE POINT OF ATTACHMENT
SUPERIOR
SITUATED ABOVE OR TOWARDS A HIGHER PLACE
ANTERIOR
THE FRONT OF A STRUCTURE
PERIPHERAL
PERTAINING TO THE OUTSIDE, OR SURROUNDING AREA OF AN ORGAN
APEX
A NARROWED OR POINTED END OF AN ANATOMICAL STRUCTURE
BILATERAL
AFFECTING THE RIGHT AND LEFT SIDES OF THE BODY
HOMEOSTASIS
THE MAINTENANCE OF RELATIVELY STABLE INTERNAL PHYSIOLOGICAL CONDITIONS
INFERIOR
SITUATED BELOW AND CLOSER TO THE FEET
LATERAL
RELATING TO THE SIDE
SURGERY
THE BRANCH OF MEDICINE CONCERNED WITH DISEASES AND TRAUMA REQUIRING OPERATIVE PROCEDURES
ENDOCRINOLOGY
THE STUDY OF THE ANATOMIC, PHYSIOLOGIC AND PATHOLOGIC CHARACTERISTICS OF THE ENDOCRINE SYSTEM AND OF THE TREATMENT OF ENDOCRINE PROBLEMS
CARDIOLOGY
THE STUDY OF THE ANATOMY NORMAL FUNCTIONS AND DISORDERS OF THE HEART
RADIOLOGY
THE BRANCH OF MEDICINE CONCERNED WITH RADIOACTIVE SUBSTANCES AND WITH DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT OF DISEASE BY VISUALIZING ANY OF THE VARIOUS SOURCES OF RADIANT ENERGY
VENTRAL
POSITION TOWARDS THE ANTERIOR SURFACE OF THE BODY

FRONTWARD
UNILATERAL
AFFECTING ONE SIDE OF THE BODY
TOPICAL
ON THE SURFACE OF A PART OF THE BODY
SYSTEMIC
AFFECTING THE BODY GENERALLY, TO THE WHOLE BODY
SUPERFICIAL
LOCATED NEAR THE SURFACE
DISTAL
SITUATED AWAY FROM THE POINT OF ATTACHMENT
PREVENTIVE MEDICINE
THE BRANCH OF MEDICINE THAT IS CONCERNED WITH THE PREVENTION OF DISEASE AND METHODS FOR INCREASING THE POWER OF THE PATIENT AND COMMUNITY TO RESIST DISEASE AND PROLONG LIFE
RHEUMATOLOGY
THE STUDY OF DISORDERS CHARACTERIZED BY INFLAMMATION DEGENERATION OR METABOLIC DERANGEMENT OF CONNECTIVE TISSUE AND RELATED STRUCTURES OF THE BODY
DORSAL
BACK OR POSTERIOR
VISCERAL
PERTAINING TO THE INTERNAL ORGANS IN THE ABCOMINAL CAVITY
MELANO
BLACK, DARK
ALBA
WHITE
XANTH
YELLOW
PURPUR
VIOLET
ERYTHRO
RED
CHLORO
GREEN
LEUKO
WHITE, COLORLESS
RUBE
RED
JAUND
YELLOW
EOSIN
RED
CYANO
BLUE
ACUTE
BEGINING ABRUPTLY WITH MARKED INTENSITY OR SHARPNESS, THEN SUBSIDING AFTER A RELATIVELY SHORT PERIOD. SHARP OR SEVERE
CHRONIC
PERSISTING FOR A LONG PERIOD, OFTEN FOR THE REMINDER OF A PERSONS LIFETIME
POSTERIOR
SITUATED BEHIND
IDIOPATHIC
WITHOUT A KNOWN CAUSE
EPIDEMIC
AFFECTING A SIGNIFICANTLY LARGE NUMBER OF PEOPLE AT THE SAME TIME
ANTIPYRETIC
PERTAINING TO A SUBSTANCE OR A PROCEDURE THAT REDUCES FEVER
SEPSIS
INFECTION, CONTAMINATION
NECROSIS
LOCALIZED TISSUE DEATH THAT OCCURS IN GROUPS OF CELLS IN RESPONSE TO DISEASE OR INJURY
LESION
A WOUND, INJURY OR PATHOLOGIC CHANGE IN BODY TISSUE
STENOSIS
AN ABNORMAL CONDITION CHARACTERIZED BY THE CONSTRICTION OR NARROWING OF AN OPENING OR PASSAGEWAY IN A BODY STRUCTURE
MRSA
ACRONYM FOR METHICILLIN-RESISTANT STAPHYLOCOCCUS AUREUS
OPPORTUNISTIC
DENOTING A MICROORGANISM THAT DOES NOT ORDINARILY CAUSE DISEASE BUT THAT UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES, BECOMES PATHOGENIC
REMISSION
THE PARTIAL OR COMPLETE DISAPPEARANCE OF THE CLINICAL AND SUBJECTIVE CHARACTERISTICS OF A CHRONIC OR MALIGNANT DISEASE
EXACERBATION
AN INCREASE IN THE SERIOUSNESS OF A DISEASE OR DISORDER AS MARKED BY GREATER INTENSITY IN THE SIGNS OR SYMPTOMS OF THE PATIENT BEING TREATED
PURULENT
PRODUCING OR CONTAINING PUS
FISTULA
AN ABNORMAL PASSAGE FROM AN INTERNAL ORGAN TO THE BODY SURFACE OR BETWEEN TWO INTERNAL ORGANS
ASCITES
AN ABNORMAL INTRAPERITONEAL ACCUMULATION OF A FLUID CONTAINING LARGE AMOUNTS OF PROTEIN AND ELECTROLYTES
HYPERTROPHY
AN INCREASE IN THE SIZE OF AN ORGAN CAUSED BY AN INCREASE IN THE SIZE OF THE CELLS RATHER THAN THE NUMBER OF CELLS
POLYP
A SMALL TUMORLIKE GROWTH THAT PROJECTS FROM A MUCOUS MEMBRANE SURFACE