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pneumatics

physics study of air and gasses

pneumoderma

air in the skin



pneumothorax

air in the thorasic cavity

pneumonic

pertaining to the lung

pneumonology

study of the lungs

pneumonia

condition of an infection of the lung

pneumonitits

inflammation of the lung

pulmonary

pertaining to the pulmonum

pulmonic

pertaining to the pulmonum

apnea

lack of breathing

pulmonary ectasia

expansion of the lungs

pulmonary atel-ectasia

incomplete expansion of the lungs

pulmonary melanosis

condition of black lung

pneumonomelanosis

condition of black lung

pneumomycosis

condition of fungus in the lungs

ptylin

enzyme that breaks down starches

ptysis

spit

ptyalorrhea

flow of saliva

ptyalorrhagia

excessive flow of saliva

hemoptysis

bloody sputum

rhinitis

inflammation of the nose

mentalplasty

surgical repair of the mentum

pharangitis

inflammation of the pharanx

pharangoscopy

visual examination of the pharynx

larynges

the 2 vocal cords

laryngitis

inflammation of the larynges

laryngopathy

infection of the larynges

tracheotomy

incision into the trachea

tracheostomy

opening in the trachea

endotrachead

within ht etrachea

bronchitis

inflammation of the bronchi

bronchoscopy

visual examination of the bronchi

dextrad

toward the right

sinistrad

toward the left

psuedopodia

condition of a false foot

chiromegaly

enlarged hands

metacarpals

beyond the carpals


bones just passed the wrist



metatarsals

beyond the tarsals

medialmalleolous

bone extending from the tarsals on the inside of the leg

lateralmalleolous

bone exstending from tarsals on the outside of the leg

acromion process

projection of the scapula

condyle

a specific type of process


aka knuckle

ilium

hip

ilieum

lower 1/3 of the intestine

costovertebral angle

blunt percussion to examine kidney

laminectomy

?

ambulatory

ability to walk by one self


ankylosis

conditioon of stiffness

ankylosing sponylitis

imflamation of stiffening vertebra

ankyloglossia

stiff tongue (tongue tied)

insomnia

condition of no sleep

somnulent

sleepy, drowsy

scistophrenia

split mind

glossoschisia

condition of split tongue

schizonica

split nail

cheiloschisis

split lip

opthalmology

study of the eye

opthalmotrist

doctor

optometrist

measures vision

myopia

near sided

hyperopia

far sided

presbyopia

aged eye, loss of viison

diplopia

seeing double

exotropia

outward deviation of the normal of the eye

esotropia

inward deviation of the normal of the eye

hypertropia

up from the visual axis

hypotropia

up from

chemotropism

attraction to chemicals

phototropism

attracted to light

conjunctivits

inflammation of the conjunctiva

keratopathy

disease of the cornea

keratoplasty

surgical repair of the cornea

keratomycosis

fungus of the cornea


cillary

pertaining to cilia (little hairs)

cilliary body

muscles around the iris that are a circle of muscle fibers that help the iris expand and contract

cor/o


core/o

pupil

pupil

opening through eye which light passes

lacrimal gland

secreats salty solution that lubricates sclera

dacryocyst

lacrimal sac

dacryocystitis

inflammation of the lacrimal sac

dacryoblennorrhea

discharge of mucus from the lacrimal sac

dysthymia

emotional imbalance

hyperthyroidism

overactive thyroid gland

hypothyroidism

under active thyroid gland

thyropathy

disease of the thyroid gland

thymus

secreates hormone called thymosin

pancrease

secreates insulin

ovaries

produce ova, estrogen, and progesterone

testicles

produce sperm and testosterone

pituitary gland

produces TSH (thyroid stimulate hormone)

pineal gland

produces serotonin, modulates sleep