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The General meaning of "corpus"

Body

Abnormally low white blood cell count

Leukopenia

What is CHEDDAR

C- cheif complaint


H- history of present illness


E- examination


D- details


D- drugs and dosages


A- assessment


R- return visit, information or referral

An area of dead myocardial tissue

infarct

The term "lithiasis" means

abnormal condition of stones

Menarch refers to

beginning of menstruation

Adipose tissue is made of

fat cells

The ability to breathe comfortably only when in an upright position

ortopnea

Abnormally large breats in men

gynecomastia

Drainagew from the nose

Rhinorrhea

cephal/o

head

prefix meaning fingernail

onych-

Inflammation of a sweat gland

hidradenitis

prefix meaning outside or outer

exo-

prefix "brady-" means

slow

painful menstrual periods

dysmenorrhea

suffix referring to eating

"phagia"

refers to pain

Arthralgia

aphagia

inability to swallow

suffuix means "incision into"

-tomy

plural of bronchus

Bronchi

plural form of the medical term that means chest?

Thoraces

the notation "subq" indicates and area between

dermis and muscle

OS is abbreviation for

left eye

pc

after meals

"K" is the symbol for

potassium

chemical symbol for iron

Fe

reconstruction of the eardrum

tympanoplasty

colporrhaphy is the repair of the

vagina

surgical fixation of the uterus in a suspended position

hysteropexy

pyloromyotomy is preformed in what body system?

gastrointestinal

surgical procedure in which a pendulous breast is lifted and fixed into the chest wall

mastopexy

incision made to enlarge the opening of the external urethra

meatotomy

korotkoff sounds are evaluated when

determining the blood pressure

what is a nonsterile procedure

proctosigmoidoscopy

procedure in which synovial fluid is remoxed for analysis

arthrocentesis

what procedure is needed when an abnormal growth is identified on barium enema x-ray study

colonoscopy

a patient scheduled for echoencephalography will undergo a study of which of the following

brain

physician that specializes in treating patients with diseases of the liver

hepatologist

branch of medicine that specializes in the study of the musculoskeletal system

orthopedics

cystoscope is an instrument used in

urology

a patient who has hypergonadism, prolactinoma, and hirsutism will most likely be referred to what specialist?

endocrinologist

polydipsia, polyuria, good appetite with weight loss, and blurred vission are signs and symptoms of

diabetes mellitus


dysphonia is a common symptom of

laryngitis

a malignant tumor of the eye that is known to be hereditary

retinoblastoma

round bacteria that grow in pairs

diplococci