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albumin
the main protein in blood plasma
anteflexion
a displacement of an organ
(Bent)
cervical
pertaining to the neck of any organ
clavicle
collar bone
epistaxis
nose bleed
glaucoma
increased pressure in the eye
humerus
upper arm bone
ischemia
restriction in blood supply
leukemia
abnormal increase of white blood cells
diabetes mellitus
type 1 (lack of insulin)
menstruation
discharge through the vagina of blood
occlusion
state of being closed
optic chiasm
the point of crossing of the optic nerve fibers
parasite
an organism wich obtains food and shelterfrom another organism
pemphigus
blister
pericardium
sac around the heart
peristalsis
contraction
petit mal
a type of seizure
pharynx
throat
pleurisy
inflammation of the pleura
polyp
small growth
prostate
small gland at the base of the male bladder
respiratory
breathe
rheumatic
pertaining to rheumatism
(pain and inflammation affecting the joints and muscles)
sphincter
a ringlike band of muscles that constricts a passage of a natural orifice