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expectorant
Promoting getting rid of- such as mucus
eutectic
A mixture of metals wherein the metals are miscible in the liquid state but separate into two phases in the solid state, usually alternating fine layers of one phase over the other. The fusion temperature is lower than that of any of the components.
None
fibromyalgia
A common syndrome of chronic widespread soft-tissue pain accompanied by weakness, fatigue, and sleep disturbances; the cause is unknown.
None
filtrate
What's been through a filter
gastroenteritis
Inflammation of the mucous membrane of both stomach and intestine.
None
geometric dilution
glaucoma
A disease of the eye characterized by increased intraocular pressure, excavation, and atrophy of the optic nerve; produces defects in the field of vision and eventual blindness.
None
glossitis
Tongue inflammation.
glycosuria
Pissing sugars
gynecomastia
Man-tits due to ductal proliferation and edema
hematolysis
the breaking down of red blood cells with liberation of hemoglobin.
None
hematoma
Mass of clotted (usually) blood, confined in an organ, tissue, space, or potential space.
hematuria
Pissing blood
hemo-
Dealing with blood
hemolysis
Removal of RBC via alteration, dissolution, or destruction.
hemorrhage
Bleeding
hemostasis
Stopping bleeding
hemothorax
Bleeding into pleural cavity
hepatitis
Inflammation of the Liver
hepato-
Liver
hepatoma
a (cancer) tumor of the liver.
None
hepatotoxic
Anything damaging the liver
humectant
Substance used to moisten
hydrolysis
Chemical process used to cleave compound, using water.
hyperalgia
an exaggerated sense of pain
None
hyperemia
Increased blood flow to a part
hyperhidrosis
Sweating A TON
hyperlipidemia
High concentration of lipids in the blood
hyperplasia
Increase in number of normal cells, bulk of the part may be increased. NOT A TUMOR
hyperpnea
Fast, deep breathing… at rest.
hypertension
High Blood Pressure
hyperthermia
High body temp
hypertrophy
Increase in size (bulk), does not have to mean increas in number of cells
hypodermic
relating to or located below the epidermis
None
hypoglycemic
Low blood sugar
hypohidrosis
Not really sweating
hypomenorrhea
Diminution of female period
hypotension
Low blood pressure
hypothermia
Low body temp
idiopathy
No known cause
ileostomy
(surgical procedure) the construction of an artificial opening from the ileum through the abdominal wall, permitting drainage of the contents of the small intestine.
None
incorporation
infarct
Tissue death due to lack of blood supply
insomnia
Can't sleep
interocular
-itis
Inflammation or disease of
None
intradermal
1. within the dermis.
2. going between the layers of the skin, as an injection.
None
intrauterine
Inside the uterus
intravenous
Inside the veins
ischemia
Loss of blood supply due to mechanical obstruction
jaundice
Yellow color due to high bile levels
laryngitis
Inflammation of the vocal chords
leukocytosis
High WBC count
leukopenia
Low WBC count
levigation
lingual
Relating to the tongue
lithiasis
Pathological formation of mineral concretions in the body.
None
lymphoma
Tumors solid in type, that appear primitive or resemble lymphocytes
mastectomy
Removing a breast