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Perspiration
Diaphoresis
Diminished appetite or aversion to food
Anorexia
Extremity of a conical or pyramidal structure
Apex
Capable of living
Viable
Airlessness of the lungs
Atelectasis
Short-lived cardiac sound having little duration as compared to a murmur
Transient
Following a meal
Postprandial
Circumscribed dilation of an artery or blood containing tumor
Aneurysm
An individual hemorrhoidal tumor
Pile
Narrowing of any canal, especially of one of the cardiac valves
Stenosis
Relating to or caused by a stroke or seizure
Ictal
Deviation from the norm, contrary to a general rule
Anomaly
Process of adhering or uniting of two surfaces or parts
Adhesion
Stickiness, adhesiveness. In general, the resistance to flow
Viscosity
Backward flow, as of blood through an incompetent valve of the heart
Regurgitation
The mild character of an illness or the nonmalignant character of a neoplasm
Benign
Providing nourishment
Alimentation
To change direction; divert
Shunt
Earwax
Cerumen
Mental or physical suffering or anguish
Distress
Fatty; relating to fat
Adipose
Depraved or perverted appetite.
Pica
Relating to bile
Bilious
Baldness; loss of hair
Alopecia
To exude or pass out of a vessel into the tissues
Extravasate
Relaxed, flabby, w/o tone
Flaccid
Back of the neck
Nuchal
Sharp spasm or convulsion
Paroxysm
High-pitched, noisy respiration like the blowing of the wind
Stridor
Hives. An eruption of itching wheals
Urticaria
Shifting of a disease, or its manifestations from one part to another
Metastasis
Classical term for cerebral hemorrhage. Also called stroke, CVA
Apoplexy
The aggregate of signs and symptoms associated with any morbid process
Syndrome
Pierced with one or more holes
Perforate
Artificial passage of fluid through blood vessels
Perfusion
Presence of various pus forming or other pathogenic organisms in the blood or tissues
Sepsis
Fattiness
Obesity
All; entire
Pan
Rhythmical oscillation of the eyeballs
Nystagmus
Fabricated substitute for a missing part of the body
Prosthesis
Simple inflammation of a mucus membrane
Catarrh
Symptom or circumstance that renders the use of a remedy inadvisable
Contraindication
On or near the surface
Superficial
(in reference to pain) The act or condition of diverging in all directions from the center of pain
Radiation
A malady, disease or symptom, or the description of it
Chief Complaint
Noises in the ears
Tinnitus
Sudden physical or mental disturbance
Shock
By some other means than through the elementary canal. Referring to the introduction of nutrients into veins and subcutaneous tissues
Parenteral
Protrusion of the eyeballs
Exophthalmos
Urination
Micturition
Fullness
Turgor
Concentration of salts formed in any part of the body
Calculus
Any disease process affecting a lymph node or nodes
Lymphadenopathy
The determination of which of two or more diseases with similar symptoms, is the one from which the patient is suffering
Differential Diagnosis
Birthmark
Nevus
Excretion of large amounts of urine
Diuresis
Relating to the body
Somatic
A small rhonchus. An adventitious sound, of varied character, heard on auscultation of the chest of diseased lungs or bronchi
Rales
Indicating a normal arterial blood pressure
Normotensive
An isolated area of varying size and shape, within the visual field, in which vision is absent or depressed
Scotoma
Inability to prevent the discharge of urine or feces
Incontinence
Involuntary contractions or twitching, of groups of muscle fibers
Fasciculation
Broad range of activity of an antibiotic
Broad Spectrum
Excess of urea and other nitrogenous wastes in the blood
Uremia
Broadening and thickening of ends of fingers; seen in chronic pulmonary disease
Clubbing
Shortness of breath appearing suddenly at night
Nocturnal Dyspnea
Branch of science dealing with serum
Serology
Severe constricting pain in the chest
Angina Pectoris
Abnormal sensation resembling that made by insects creeping in or on the skin
Formication
Increased thirst
Polydipsia
Lack of nutrition, wasting
Cachexia
Pinpoint hemorrhages
Petechiae
Pregnant woman
Gravida
Drooping eyelids
Ptosis
Failure of lower esophagus to relax
Achalasia
Telescoping bowel
Intussusception
Scanty Urine
Oliguria
Excessive bleeding during menses
Menorrhagia
Opening of urethra underneath penis
Hypospadias
Loss of ability to produce/comprehend language
Aphasia
Pain after walking, but stops at rest
Claudication
Windpipe
Trachea
Flap-like cartilage that covers larynx
Epiglottis
Spitting blood
Hemoptysis
Most common cancer in aids patients
Karposi sarcoma
Humpback (spine degradation)
Kyphosis
Lumbar spine degradation - causes leaning back appearance
Lordosis
Dry skin
Xeroderma
Nail coming off finger
Oncholysis
Inflammation of eyelids
Blepharitis