Med Term CH 15-17

iredectomy
excision of all or part of iris
keratocele
hernia of the cornea
iritis
inflammation of the iris
keratoplasty
plastic surgery of cornea- corneal graft
opthamology
study of the eye
oculus
eye
opthalmomycosis
fungal condition of the eye
presbyopia
hardening of the lense due to old age
opthalmic
pertaining to the eye
ocular
pertaining to the eye
iridoplegia
paralysis of the iris
corneal
Pertaining to the cornea
iridectasis
abnormal dilation of the iris
optical
pertaining to sight
keratoscleritis
inflammation of the cornea and sclera of the eye
optometer
Instrument to measure sight.
radial keratotomy
spoke like incisions that flatten the cornea and correct myopia
lacrimal
Pertaining to tears
blepheral
pertaining to eyelid
retinal
pertaining to retina
dacryoadenitis
inflammation of tear gland
phacocele
hernia of the lens
blepharoplegia
Paralysis of the eyelid is
dacryocystitis
inflammation of the tear sac
blepharoplasty
plastic surgery of the eyelid
retinitis
inflammation of the retina
blepharoptosis
drooping eyelid
retinospcopy
visual examiniation of the retina to detect refractive errors
phakitis
is an inflammation of the lens of the eye
dacryocyst
the tear sac
phacomalcia
soeftening of the lense- soft cataract
blepharitis
inflammation of the eyelid
pupillary
Pertaining to the pupil
retinopathy
disease of the retina
otitis
inflammation of the ear
otoscope
instrument for viewing the ear
auditory
pertaining to hearing
acoustic
pertaining to hearing
auricular
pertaining to ear
presbycusis
hearing loss due to aging
otalgia
pain in the ear
audiologist
hearing specialist
otomycosis
fungal infection of the ear
audiometry
the measurement of hearing
tympanic
pertaining to the eardrum
salpingoscopy
visual examination of the auditory tube
cochlear
pertaining to the cochlea
labyrinthotomy
incision into the labyrinth
myringitis
inflammation of the eardrum
cochleitis
inflammation of the cochlea
tympanotomy
incision into eardrum
labryinthitis
inflammation of labyrinth
myringomycosis
fungal infection of eardrum
auditory salpingitis
pertaining to an inflammation of the auditory tube
myringectomy
excision of eardrum
opthalmics
agents used in treatment of disorders/diseases of the eye
anesthesiology
science of studying the administration of anesthetics
anesthesiologist
a physician who specializes in administering anesthetic agents before and during surgery
dermatology
the branch of medicine dealing with the skin and its diseases
dermatologist
one who studies the skin and its diseases
family practice
medical practice that provides health care regardless of age or sex while placing emphasis on the family unit
family practitioner
Doctor who treats all ages and types of people
obstetrics
branch of medicine dealing with pregnancy and childbirth
gynecology
deals with disorders or women
obstetrician
A doctor who specializes in pregnancy, labor, and delivery
gynecologist
a doctor who specializes in the female disorders
opthamology
branch of medicine concerned with eye disease, with medicines, lenses & surgery.
opthamologist
a doctor who treats eyes and their diseases
physical medicine
Manipulation & physical therapy associated w/nonsurgical care & treatment
physiatrist
a specialist who diagnoses and treats diseases and disorders with physical therapy
psychiatry
the branch of medicine dealing with the diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders
neurology
the branch of medicine that deals with the nervous system and its disorders
otolaryngology
study of the ear, throat, and larynx, and their diseases
otolaryngologist
physician who specializes in medical and surgical care and treatment of the ears, nose, and throat
pathology
the branch of medical science that studies the causes and nature and effects of diseases
pathologist
physician specialist in the study of disease
pediatrics
the branch of medicine concerned with the treatment of infants and children, branch of medicine dealing with children and their diseases
pediatricians
doctors who deal with the development, care, and diseases of children
surgery
branch of medicine that treats pathologic or traumatic conditions by operative procedures
surgeon (general surgeon)
general surgeon operates on a variety of conditions
thoracic surgery
surgey of thoracic cavity mainly heart and lungs
thoracic surgeon
deals with the diagnosis and treatment mainly surgical disorders of the organs and thoracic cavity
urology
the branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the urinary tract or urogenital system
urologist
one who specializes in the study of urinary system and the male reproductive system
proctology
the branch of medicine dealing with the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the colon or rectum or anus
proctologist
a doctor specializing in diseases of the rectum and anus
plastic surgery
surgery that deals with restoration or repair of defects of the human body, accomplished by means of tissue grafting
plastic surgeon
speacialist who performs plastic surgery
orthopedic surgery
any surgical procedure intended to correct a musculoskeletal deformity
orthopedic surgeon
a physician who specializes in diagnosing and treating diseases and disorders involving the bones, joints, and muscles
neurological surgery
branch of medicine deals with the diagnosis and mainly surgical treatment of diseases and disorders of the central nervous system.
neurosurgeon
specialist who deals with surgical treatment or diseases and disorders of the central nervous system.
radiology
(radiology) examination of the inner structure of opaque objects using X rays or other penetrating radiation
radiologist
a medical specialist who uses radioactive substances and X-rays in the treatment of disease
nuclear medicine
Branch of medicine in which radioactive materials are used to diagnose and treat diseases
preventive medicine
the branch of study and practice aims at the prevention of disease.
internal medicine
diseases and disorders of the internal structures of the body
internist
treats and diagnoses disorders and diseases of the internal structures of the body
allergy and immunology
these specialities are concerned with the diagnosis and treatment and treatment of allergies and the bodies resistance to disease.
allergist and immunologist
specialist of allery and immunology
cardiology
diagnosis and treatment of heart disorders
cardiologist
specialist who diagnoses and treats heart disorders
gasteroenterology
study of diseases dealing with the treatment and diseases of the stomach and intestines
gastroenterologist
specialist who deals with dideases and disorders of the stomach and intestines
pulmonary disease
diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the chest or thorax
chest specialist
one who disnoses and treats disorders of the chest and thorax
hematology
branch of medicine that treats blood and blood forming elements
oncology
deals with tumors primarily cancer
hematologist
specialist who treats the blood and blood forming elements.
oncologist
a specialist in oncology, doctor for treating cancer and tumors
endocrinology
study of hormones, hormone-secreting glands, and their diseases
endocrinologist
physician who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of conditions affecting the endocrine system
infectious disease – epidemiology
the diagnosis and treatment of diseases capable of being communicated from one host to another
epidemiologist
specialist of infectious diseases
nephrology
study of the structure, function, and diseases of the kidneys
nephrologist
a specialist in the study of the kidneys
rheumatology
science of rheumatism, a variety or disorders involving connective tissue.
rheumatologist
specialist or rheumatology (arthritis)
personality disorder
inflexible and maladaptive patterns of behavior
affective type
Cyclic personality disorder characterized by symptoms of manic
antisocial type
personality disorder marked by continuous and chronis antisocial behavior
avoidant type
personality disorder characterized by hypersensitivity to criticism, anxiety.
borderline type
personality disorders marked by instability of mood
dependent type
characterized by an excessive need to be taken care of
histrionic type
excessive attention seeking behavior
inadequate type
disorder marked by general ineptness, or social, intellectual and physical awkwardness.
introverted type
form of schizoidal personality in which there is defect in forming interpersonal realtionships
masochistic type
to derive pleasure physical or psychological pain inflicted oneself eith by the self or others
narcissitic type
disorder where interpersonal problems arise because of a an inflated sense of worth.
obsessive-compulsive type
preoccupation with orderliness perfection and control
paranoid type
pattern of distrust and suspiciousness of others without reason
passive-agressive type
marked by agressive behavior manifested in passive way, such as poutung, procrastination,or stubborness
schizoid type
disorder where there is withdrawl from affectional and social contacts
schizotypal type
form of schizoid personality, this disorder manifest oddities of thinking, perception and communication.
anxiety disorder
disorder where apprehension and tension or uneasinest from anticipation of danger predominate
panic attack
period of intese fear or discomfort, with fears of dying or loosing control
agoraphobia
anxiety about being in aplace where help may not be available should a panic attack occue
specific phobia
Intense fear caused a specific object or situation
social phobia
aniety provoked by exposure to types of social or performance situations.
obsessive-compulsive disorders
OCD
samatoform disorders
group of disorders with symptoms suggestiong physical ailments but without organic findings evident
somatization disorder
disorder marked by multiple physical complaints not fully explained but a known medical condition
conversion disorder
disorder characterized by a symptom suggestive of a neurological impairment that affects the senses.
pain disorder
somatoform disorder characterized by pain
hypochondriasis
disorder marked by morbid preoccupation with ones health or fear of having some disease
body dysmorphic disorder
disorder where patients imagine the defect in or her appearance, or even thought he or she appears normal to others.
factitious disorder
intentional feinging or physical or psychological symtoms to obtain medical treatment.
dissociative disorders
group of medical disorders in which the patient in unable toi recall important personal information.
psychoses
gross impairment in reality testing, typically shown by delusions, hallucinations, incoherent agitated behavior
bipolar psychoses
mood disorder characterized by the occurence of one or more manic episodes of behavior along with one or more depressive episodes
alcoholic psychoses
group of major mental disorders associated with organic brain dysfunction due to long term ingestion of large amounts of alchohol.
depressive psychoses
major depressive disorder characterized by significant lowering of mood tone, loss of interest in daily activities, feelings of worthlessness and recurrent thoughts of death or suicide.
schizophrenia
characterized by distortion in thinking bizzare delusions and hallucinations
drug psychoses
organic mental syndrome caused by the consumption of drugs, amphetamines, barbituates, opiates, LSD groups and solvents.
Alzheimers Disease
Organic mental syndrome chararterized by a general loss of interllectual abilities involving impairment of memory.
symbiotic psychosis
condition found in 2-4 year olds with a abnormal relationship to a mothering figure, marked by autism and regression.
psychosexual gender indentity disorder
repeated desire to be the opposite sex; a belief that one was born the wrong sex.
sexual deviation
paraphilia-abnormal sexual inclination or behavior.
fetishism
sexual urges involving the use of inanimate objest (fetishes), such as clothing, shoes, and underwear.
nymphomania
abnormal , excessive sexual desire in teh female.
pedophila
sexual thoughts about or sexual activity with children by an adult.
satyriasis
abnormal, excessive sexual desire in the male
sexual masochism
paraphilia in which sexual gratification is derived from being from being humiliated or hurt by another.
sexual sadism
Paraphilia in which sexual gratification is derived from being humiliated or hurting another.
transvestism
“Cross-dressing” the practice of wearing articles of clothing of the opposite sex
voyeurism
recurrent sexual urges to watch unsuspecting people who are naked, disrobing, or engaging in sexual activities.
zoophilas
sexual desire with animals
dyssomnias
sleep disturbances involving the amiunt or qaulity or time of sleep
insomnia
inability to sleep
hypersomnia
sleep disorder consisting of the need for excessive sleep
narcolepsy
recurrent uncontrolled brief episodes of sleep
breathing related sleep disorder
sleep apnea
parasomnias
catagory of sleep disorder in which abnormal events occur during sleep
nightmare disorder
repeted awakenings from sleep due to extremely frightning dreams
sleep terror disorder
parasomnia marked by panic and confusion when abruotly awakened from sleep
sleepwalking
recurrent episodes of srising from bed during sleep and walking about
impulse control disorder
failure to resist a temptation to perform an act that is harmful to oneself or others
pathological gambling
a need to gamble
kleptomania
episodes of stealing
pyromania
purposely setting fires for gratification
anorexia nervosa
eating disorder characterized by refusal or inability to maintain minimum normal weight.
bulimia nervosa
binge eating
PTSD
various psychological symptoms occuring after a traumatic event.