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Spermatozoon, Sperm cell
another name for the male gamete
Immunodeficiency
inability to fight disease
CBC
lab test order for a complete count of the blood cells
Splenic
pertaining to the spleen
Erythrocytopenia
What a patient who lacks the normal number of red blood cells suffers
Pancreatotomy
an incision into the pancreas
Splenomegaly
an enlargement of the spleen
Term with the same meaning as Orchiodynia
Orchialgia
Hyperthyroidism
an overactive thyroid
Pneumococcus bacteria belongs to what family of bacteria?
Berry shaped
What happens when a baby is circumcised?
The prepuce is incised and removed
Staphylococci
bateria that grow in a cluster like grapes
Balanitis
inflammation of the Glans penis
An infusion pump is used to?
control the flow of an IV
A vasectomy would involve the removal of a segment of the?
Vas deferens
Anisocytosis
condition where cells are of unequal size
Orchiopexy
fixation of the testis
Leukocyte
To know the quantity of white blood cells per cubic millimeter (mm3) of blood, physicians request a WBC or _________ count
Thrombocytes
a platelet count would be done to obtain the number of _________
What gland produces the hormone Thyroxin?
Thyroid
Glycogen
starch in the system
Leukocytopenia
A decrease in the number of white blood cells
(leuk/o/cyt/o/penia)
Immunology
study of the immune system
Splenorrhagia
hemorrhage of the spleen
Erythrocytes
cells that contain a red substance (hemoglobin). Also call red blood cells
Hypoglycemia
result of too little sugar in the system
CC
Chief complaint
Testicles, Testes
plural noun forms
Streptococcus
A bacterial infection of the throat
Leukemia
disease where too many immature leukocytes are in the blood
Red blood cell
erythr/o/cyte
Isocytosis
condition describing cells of equal size
t.i.d.
charting abbreviation that means three times a day
Testosterone is produced by what gland?
Testes
What does the charting abbreviation q.2h mean?
Every two hours