medical terminology 3 – Flashcards

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amnio
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amnion (sac of fluid surrounding the embryo)
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angio
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vessel (usually a blood)
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arterio
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Artery
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athero
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plaque (a yellow, fatty material)
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axillo
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armpit, underarm
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broncho/bronchio
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bronchial tubes
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carcino
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carcinorous
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chemo
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chemical/drug
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cholecysto
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gallbladder
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chrono
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Time
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colo
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colon (large intestine or bowel)
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cryo
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cold
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electro
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electricity
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esophago
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esophagus (tube from throat to stomach)
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hemo/hemato
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blood
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hystero
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uterus, womb
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inguino
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groin
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ischo
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to restrain, hold back, or repress
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mammo/masto
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breast
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meno
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menstruation, menses, monthly
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meningo
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meninges;( membranes around the brain and spinal cord)
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myo/myoso
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Muscle
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myelo
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spinal cord (bone marrow)
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necro
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Death (of cells)
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oophoro
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ovary
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oto
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ear
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pelvo
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hip area
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phlebo
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Vein
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pneumono/pulmono
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lung
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radio
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x-ray
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reno/nephro
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kidney
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salpingo
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fallopian (uterine) tube
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septico
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pertaining to infection
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tonsillo
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tonsil
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uro
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Urine or urea (waste material), urinary tract
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vasculo
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blood vessel
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diagnostic suffixes
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suffixes that describes conditions or their symptoms
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-megaly
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Enlargement
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-oma
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tumor, mass
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-osis
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condition, abnormal condition
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-rrhea
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flow, discharge
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-rrhage/rrhagia
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bursting forth of blood
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-sclerosis
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Hardening
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-uria
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urination, condition of urine
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-al/-eal
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pertaining to
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-ar/-ary/-ic
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pertaining to
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-centesis
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surgical puncture to remove fluid
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-gram
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record
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-graphy
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process of recording
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-lysis
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seperation, breakdown, destruction
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-plasty
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Surgical Repair or surgical correction
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-stomy
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opening
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-therapy
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treatment
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procedural suffixes
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to describe procedures used in patient care
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arthralgia
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Pain in a joint
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otalgia
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pain in the ear
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myalgia
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pain in the muscles
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neuralgia
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Pain in a nerve or nerves
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leukemia
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cancer of WBC
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septicemia
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infection in the blood
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ischemia
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insufficient blood supply
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uremia
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waste in the blood
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pneumonia
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inflammation of the lungs
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esophagitis
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Inflammation of the esophagus.
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laryngitis
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inflamation of the voicebox
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meningitis
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inflammation of the meninges
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cystitis
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inflammation of the urinary bladder
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phlebitis
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inflammation of a vein
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colitis
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inflammation of the colon
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cardiomegaly
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Enlargement of the heart
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hepatomegaly
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enlargement of the liver
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adenoma
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benign tumor of a gland
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adenocarcinoma
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malignant tumor of the gland
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myoma
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benign muscle tumor
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appendicitis
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inflammation of the appendix
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bursitis
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Inflammation of a bursa (small sac of fluid) near a joint
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cellulitis
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inflammation of soft tissue under the skin
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endocardities
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inflammation of the inner linings of the heart (endocardium)
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epiglottitis
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INFLAMMATION OF THE EPIGLOTTIS (cartilage at the upper part of the wind pipe)
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myositis
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inflammation of muscle
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osteomyelitis
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inflammation of the bone and bone marrow
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otitis
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inflammation of the ear
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pharyngitis
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Inflammation of the throat
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thrombophlebitis
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inflammation of a vein associated with a clot formation
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myosarcoma
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malignant tumor derived of muscle
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myeloma
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malignant tumor of the bone marrow
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hematoma
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bruise, mass of blood
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nephrosis
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abnormal condition of the kidney
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chondrosarcoma
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malignant tumor of cartilage
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fibrosarcoma
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malignant tumor of fibrous tissue
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leiomyosarcoma
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malignant tumor of smooth or visceral muscle
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liposarcoma
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malignant fat tumor
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osteogenic sarcoma
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malignant bone tumor
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rhabdomyosarcoma
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malignant skeletal muscle tumor
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rhabdomyo
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skeletal muscle
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hepatoma
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malignant tumor of the liver
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lymphoma
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malignant tumor of lymph nodes and lymph tissue
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melanoma
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malignant tumor of pigmented cells in the skin
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melano
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black, dark pigmented
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mesothelioma
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malignant tumor of the pleura
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multiple myeloma
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malignant tumor of bone marrow cells
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thymoma
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malignant tumor of the thymus gland (located in the mediastinum)
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lymphadenopathy
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disease condition of the lymph nodes
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hemorrage
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bursting forth of blood
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menorrhagia
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excessive bleeding at menstruation
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arteriosclerosis
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hardening of an artery
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hematuria
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abnormal condition of blood in the urine
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peritoneal
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pertaining to the peritoneum
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inguinal
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pertaining to the groin area
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renal
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Pertaining to the kidney
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myocardial
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Pertaining to the heart muscle
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myocardial infarction
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another name for heart attack
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vascular
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pertaining to the blood vessels
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CVA
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Stroke. Cerebrovascular accident
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axillary
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pertaning to under the armpit or under arm
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mammary
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pertaining to the breast
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pulmonary
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Pertaining to the lungs.
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chronic
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lasting a long time
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thoracentesis
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surgical puncture of the chest wall for the removal of fluids
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amniocentesis
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surgical puncture to remove fluid form aminon(inner most membrane around the delveloping embryo)
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tonsillectomy
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Surgical excision of the tonsil
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hysterectomy
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surgical removal of the uterus
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oophorectomy
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Surgical excision of an ovary
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salpingectomy
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excision of the Fallopian (uterine) tube
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cholecystectomy
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Surgical excision of the gallbladder.
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mastectomy
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removal of a breast
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myelogram
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X-ray record of the spinal cord
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TAH
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total abdominal hyserectomy
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TAH-BSO
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total abdominal hyserectomy with bilateral salpingectomy and oophorectomy
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adenectomy
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removal of a gland
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adenoidectomy
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excision of the adenoids
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appendectomy
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surgical removal of the appendix
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colectomy
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removal of the colon
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laminectomy
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excision of a piece of backbone (lamina) to relieve pressure on the spinal nerves
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myomectomy
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removal of a muscle tumor
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pneumonectomy
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surgical removal of lung tissue
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splenectomy
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excision of spleen
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mammogram
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x-ray image of the breast
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angiography
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the process of x-ray imaging of a blood vessel after injection of contrast medium
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dialysis
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complete seperation (-lysis) of wastes (urea) from the blood when the kidneys fail
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hemodialysis
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use of a kidney machine to filter blood to remove waste materials such as urea, blood leaves the body, enters the machine, and is carried back to the body through a catheter (tube)
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peritoneal dialysis
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processs of removing waste from the blood by introducing a special fluid into the abdomen. The waste pass into the fluid from the bloodstream, and then the fluid is drained from the body
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mammoplasty
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Surgical repair of the breast
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rhinoplasty
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surgical repair of the nose
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angioplasty
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The surgical repair of a blood vessel, either by inserting a balloon-tipped catheter to unblock it, or by reconstructing or replacing part of the vessel.
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colostomy
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new opening from the colon to the outside of the body
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anastomosis
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surgical connection between blood vessels or the joining of one hollow or tubular organ to another
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colocolostomy
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new surgical conection between two previously unconnected portions of the colon. this is an anastomosis
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tracheostomy
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surgical creation of an opening into the trachea through the neck
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ileostomy
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surgical formation of an opening into the ileum
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radiotherapy
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treatment of disease by means of x-rays or of radioactive substances
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chemotherapy
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treatment with drugs, its most often used intreatment of cancer
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cryotherapy
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treatment by means of applications of cold
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phlebotomy
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incision in a vein
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craniotomy
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Incision into the skull (temporal)
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craniostomy
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permanent opening in the skull
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anesthesia
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no sensation (aisthesis---feeling or sensation)
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anorexia
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no (lack) of apetite, (orexis--appetite)
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ataxia
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without coordination. (taxis--order or arrangement). walking without coordination
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antidote
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against what is given. anti-against, dotos--what is given (medication given to work against a ppoison)
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antisepsis
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against infection. To make an object free of infection
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conjunctiva
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connecting or joining together. The transparent membrane covering the eyeball
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dyspareunia
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painful sexual intercourse. pareunos (lying beside)
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dyspepsia
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difficult digestion. pepsis- digestion
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dystrophy
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abnormal growth and development. trophe-nourishment
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endometrium
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inner lining of the uterus. metre--uterus
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epiglotis
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flap of cartilage above the entrance to the trachea. glossa--tongue
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exophthalmos
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protruding (out) eyeball
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exophthalmic goiter
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a condition of enlrgement of the thyroid gland associated with bulging of the white of the eye (sclera)
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malaise
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vague feeling of body discomfort. mal--bad/ill, aise--ease
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prodrome
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early stage of an illness that which runs before, dromos-running
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trimester
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the equally divided into early, middle and late stages of pregnancy. it means a period of 3 months from mestris (monthly)
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ultraviolet
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of a wavelength above and beyond that of visible violet light
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metacarpal
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handbone
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retroperitoneL
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BEHIND THE ABDOMINAL CAVITY
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congenital abnormaly
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abnormality present at birth
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antigen
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foreign body, bacteria, virus
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antibody
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a protein made by white blood cells and capable of destroying bacteria and virus
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adrenal
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endocrine glands that are near (above) each kidney
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2 prefixes that means beyond
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ultra-, meta-
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2 prefixes that means before
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ante-, pro-
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2 prefixes that means excessive
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poly-, hyper-
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2 prefixes that means within
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endo-, intra-
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if an organ slides or falls forwarrd
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prolapse
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when the symptom comes back
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relapse
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ischemia
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hold back blood flow, deficiency of blood flow to the blood vessels
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adenoma
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tumor of the gland
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adenocarcinoma
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malignant tumor of the gland
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hemorrhage
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bursting forth of blood
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menorrhage
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bursting forth of blood from the uterus during menstartion
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mastitis
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inflammation of the breast
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appendicitis
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inflammation of the appendix
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dermatitis
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inflammation of the skin
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endocarditis
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inflammation of the inner linings of the heart
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osteomylelitis
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inflammation of the bone and bone marrow
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2 suffix that means muscle
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myo, myoso
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thrombophlebitis
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inflammation of the clotting vein
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leiomyosarcoma
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malignant cancer of visceral muscle (leio-smooth, myo-muscles)
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liposarcoma
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malignant cancer of fatty tissue
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osteogenic sarcoma
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malignant cancer of bone
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another word for hepatoma
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hepatocellular carcinoma
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laminectomy
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excission of a piece of backbone
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myomectomy
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removal of muscle tumor
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pneumonectomy
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removal of the lungs
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lamina
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one part of the vertebrae
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rrhexis
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rupture
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rrphaphy
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suture
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lumen
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center of opening of arteries
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myelo
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spinal cord and bone marrow
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amniocentesis
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draw blood to check for downs syndrome
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electrocytosis
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abnormal condition (increase) in number of red blood cells
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crotogenic
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freezing
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hemangioma
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tumor of blood vessel
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peritoneal dialysis
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process of removing wastes from the blood by introducing a special fluid into the abdomen
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pneumoconiosis
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group of lung disease resulting from inhalation of particles of dust such as coal, with permanent deposition of such particles in the lungs
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radiology
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science of using xrays in the diagnosis of disease
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sarcoidisis
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chronic, progressive disorder of cells in connective tissue, spleen, liver etc
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esophagus
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behind trachea
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hepatoma
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malignant tumor of the liver
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septicemia
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infection in the blood
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amnio
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amnion (sac of fluid surrounding the embryo)
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angio
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vessel (usually a blood)
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arterio
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Artery
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athero
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plaque (a yellow, fatty material)
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axillo
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armpit, underarm
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broncho/bronchio
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bronchial tubes
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carcino
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carcinorous
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chemo
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chemical/drug
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cholecysto
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gallbladder
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chrono
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Time
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colo
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colon (large intestine or bowel)
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cryo
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cold
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electro
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electricity
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esophago
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esophagus (tube from throat to stomach)
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hemo/hemato
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blood
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hystero
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uterus, womb
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inguino
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groin
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ischo
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to restrain, hold back, or repress
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mammo/masto
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breast
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meno
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menstruation, menses, monthly
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meningo
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meninges;( membranes around the brain and spinal cord)
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myo/myoso
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Muscle
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myelo
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spinal cord (bone marrow)
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necro
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Death (of cells)
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oophoro
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ovary
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oto
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ear
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pelvo
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hip area
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phlebo
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Vein
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pneumono/pulmono
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lung
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radio
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x-ray
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reno/nephro
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kidney
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salpingo
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fallopian (uterine) tube
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septico
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pertaining to infection
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tonsillo
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tonsil
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uro
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Urine or urea (waste material), urinary tract
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vasculo
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blood vessel
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diagnostic suffixes
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suffixes that describes conditions or their symptoms
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-megaly
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Enlargement
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-oma
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tumor, mass
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-osis
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condition, abnormal condition
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-rrhea
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flow, discharge
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-rrhage/rrhagia
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bursting forth of blood
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-sclerosis
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Hardening
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-uria
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urination, condition of urine
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-al/-eal
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pertaining to
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-ar/-ary/-ic
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pertaining to
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-centesis
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surgical puncture to remove fluid
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-gram
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record
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-graphy
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process of recording
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-lysis
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seperation, breakdown, destruction
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-plasty
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Surgical Repair or surgical correction
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-stomy
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opening
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-therapy
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treatment
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procedural suffixes
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to describe procedures used in patient care
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arthralgia
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Pain in a joint
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otalgia
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pain in the ear
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myalgia
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pain in the muscles
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neuralgia
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Pain in a nerve or nerves
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leukemia
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cancer of WBC
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septicemia
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infection in the blood
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ischemia
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insufficient blood supply
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uremia
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waste in the blood
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pneumonia
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inflammation of the lungs
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esophagitis
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Inflammation of the esophagus.
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laryngitis
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inflamation of the voicebox
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meningitis
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inflammation of the meninges
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cystitis
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inflammation of the urinary bladder
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phlebitis
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inflammation of a vein
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colitis
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inflammation of the colon
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cardiomegaly
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Enlargement of the heart
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hepatomegaly
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enlargement of the liver
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adenoma
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benign tumor of a gland
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adenocarcinoma
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malignant tumor of the gland
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myoma
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benign muscle tumor
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appendicitis
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inflammation of the appendix
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bursitis
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Inflammation of a bursa (small sac of fluid) near a joint
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cellulitis
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inflammation of soft tissue under the skin
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endocardities
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inflammation of the inner linings of the heart (endocardium)
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epiglottitis
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INFLAMMATION OF THE EPIGLOTTIS (cartilage at the upper part of the wind pipe)
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myositis
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inflammation of muscle
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osteomyelitis
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inflammation of the bone and bone marrow
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otitis
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inflammation of the ear
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pharyngitis
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Inflammation of the throat
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thrombophlebitis
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inflammation of a vein associated with a clot formation
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myosarcoma
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malignant tumor derived of muscle
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myeloma
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malignant tumor of the bone marrow
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hematoma
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bruise, mass of blood
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nephrosis
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abnormal condition of the kidney
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chondrosarcoma
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malignant tumor of cartilage
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fibrosarcoma
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malignant tumor of fibrous tissue
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leiomyosarcoma
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malignant tumor of smooth or visceral muscle
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liposarcoma
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malignant fat tumor
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osteogenic sarcoma
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malignant bone tumor
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rhabdomyosarcoma
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malignant skeletal muscle tumor
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rhabdomyo
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skeletal muscle
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hepatoma
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malignant tumor of the liver
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lymphoma
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malignant tumor of lymph nodes and lymph tissue
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melanoma
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malignant tumor of pigmented cells in the skin
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melano
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black, dark pigmented
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mesothelioma
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malignant tumor of the pleura
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multiple myeloma
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malignant tumor of bone marrow cells
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thymoma
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malignant tumor of the thymus gland (located in the mediastinum)
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lymphadenopathy
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disease condition of the lymph nodes
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hemorrage
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bursting forth of blood
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menorrhagia
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excessive bleeding at menstruation
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arteriosclerosis
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hardening of an artery
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hematuria
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abnormal condition of blood in the urine
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peritoneal
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pertaining to the peritoneum
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inguinal
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pertaining to the groin area
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renal
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Pertaining to the kidney
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myocardial
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Pertaining to the heart muscle
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myocardial infarction
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another name for heart attack
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vascular
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pertaining to the blood vessels
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CVA
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Stroke. Cerebrovascular accident
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axillary
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pertaning to under the armpit or under arm
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mammary
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pertaining to the breast
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pulmonary
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Pertaining to the lungs.
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chronic
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lasting a long time
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thoracentesis
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surgical puncture of the chest wall for the removal of fluids
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amniocentesis
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surgical puncture to remove fluid form aminon(inner most membrane around the delveloping embryo)
question
tonsillectomy
answer
Surgical excision of the tonsil
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hysterectomy
answer
surgical removal of the uterus
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oophorectomy
answer
Surgical excision of an ovary
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salpingectomy
answer
excision of the Fallopian (uterine) tube
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cholecystectomy
answer
Surgical excision of the gallbladder.
question
mastectomy
answer
removal of a breast
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myelogram
answer
X-ray record of the spinal cord
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TAH
answer
total abdominal hyserectomy
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TAH-BSO
answer
total abdominal hyserectomy with bilateral salpingectomy and oophorectomy
question
adenectomy
answer
removal of a gland
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adenoidectomy
answer
excision of the adenoids
question
appendectomy
answer
surgical removal of the appendix
question
colectomy
answer
removal of the colon
question
laminectomy
answer
excision of a piece of backbone (lamina) to relieve pressure on the spinal nerves
question
myomectomy
answer
removal of a muscle tumor
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pneumonectomy
answer
surgical removal of lung tissue
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splenectomy
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excision of spleen
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mammogram
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x-ray image of the breast
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angiography
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the process of x-ray imaging of a blood vessel after injection of contrast medium
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dialysis
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complete seperation (-lysis) of wastes (urea) from the blood when the kidneys fail
question
hemodialysis
answer
use of a kidney machine to filter blood to remove waste materials such as urea, blood leaves the body, enters the machine, and is carried back to the body through a catheter (tube)
question
peritoneal dialysis
answer
processs of removing waste from the blood by introducing a special fluid into the abdomen. The waste pass into the fluid from the bloodstream, and then the fluid is drained from the body
question
mammoplasty
answer
Surgical repair of the breast
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rhinoplasty
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surgical repair of the nose
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angioplasty
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The surgical repair of a blood vessel, either by inserting a balloon-tipped catheter to unblock it, or by reconstructing or replacing part of the vessel.
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colostomy
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new opening from the colon to the outside of the body
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anastomosis
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surgical connection between blood vessels or the joining of one hollow or tubular organ to another
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colocolostomy
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new surgical conection between two previously unconnected portions of the colon. this is an anastomosis
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tracheostomy
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surgical creation of an opening into the trachea through the neck
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ileostomy
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surgical formation of an opening into the ileum
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radiotherapy
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treatment of disease by means of x-rays or of radioactive substances
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chemotherapy
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treatment with drugs, its most often used intreatment of cancer
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cryotherapy
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treatment by means of applications of cold
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phlebotomy
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incision in a vein
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craniotomy
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Incision into the skull (temporal)
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craniostomy
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permanent opening in the skull
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anesthesia
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no sensation (aisthesis---feeling or sensation)
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anorexia
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no (lack) of apetite, (orexis--appetite)
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ataxia
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without coordination. (taxis--order or arrangement). walking without coordination
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antidote
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against what is given. anti-against, dotos--what is given (medication given to work against a ppoison)
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antisepsis
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against infection. To make an object free of infection
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conjunctiva
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connecting or joining together. The transparent membrane covering the eyeball
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dyspareunia
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painful sexual intercourse. pareunos (lying beside)
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dyspepsia
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difficult digestion. pepsis- digestion
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dystrophy
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abnormal growth and development. trophe-nourishment
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endometrium
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inner lining of the uterus. metre--uterus
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epiglotis
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flap of cartilage above the entrance to the trachea. glossa--tongue
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exophthalmos
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protruding (out) eyeball
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exophthalmic goiter
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a condition of enlrgement of the thyroid gland associated with bulging of the white of the eye (sclera)
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malaise
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vague feeling of body discomfort. mal--bad/ill, aise--ease
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prodrome
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early stage of an illness that which runs before, dromos-running
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trimester
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the equally divided into early, middle and late stages of pregnancy. it means a period of 3 months from mestris (monthly)
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ultraviolet
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of a wavelength above and beyond that of visible violet light
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metacarpal
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handbone
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retroperitoneL
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BEHIND THE ABDOMINAL CAVITY
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congenital abnormaly
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abnormality present at birth
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antigen
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foreign body, bacteria, virus
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antibody
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a protein made by white blood cells and capable of destroying bacteria and virus
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adrenal
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endocrine glands that are near (above) each kidney
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2 prefixes that means beyond
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ultra-, meta-
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2 prefixes that means before
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ante-, pro-
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2 prefixes that means excessive
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poly-, hyper-
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2 prefixes that means within
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endo-, intra-
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if an organ slides or falls forwarrd
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prolapse
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when the symptom comes back
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relapse
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ischemia
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hold back blood flow, deficiency of blood flow to the blood vessels
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adenoma
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tumor of the gland
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adenocarcinoma
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malignant tumor of the gland
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hemorrhage
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bursting forth of blood
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menorrhage
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bursting forth of blood from the uterus during menstartion
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mastitis
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inflammation of the breast
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appendicitis
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inflammation of the appendix
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dermatitis
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inflammation of the skin
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endocarditis
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inflammation of the inner linings of the heart
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osteomylelitis
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inflammation of the bone and bone marrow
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2 suffix that means muscle
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myo, myoso
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thrombophlebitis
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inflammation of the clotting vein
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leiomyosarcoma
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malignant cancer of visceral muscle (leio-smooth, myo-muscles)
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liposarcoma
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malignant cancer of fatty tissue
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osteogenic sarcoma
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malignant cancer of bone
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another word for hepatoma
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hepatocellular carcinoma
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laminectomy
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excission of a piece of backbone
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myomectomy
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removal of muscle tumor
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pneumonectomy
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removal of the lungs
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lamina
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one part of the vertebrae
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rrhexis
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rupture
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rrphaphy
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suture
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lumen
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center of opening of arteries
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myelo
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spinal cord and bone marrow
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amniocentesis
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draw blood to check for downs syndrome
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electrocytosis
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abnormal condition (increase) in number of red blood cells
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crotogenic
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freezing
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hemangioma
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tumor of blood vessel
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peritoneal dialysis
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process of removing wastes from the blood by introducing a special fluid into the abdomen
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pneumoconiosis
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group of lung disease resulting from inhalation of particles of dust such as coal, with permanent deposition of such particles in the lungs
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radiology
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science of using xrays in the diagnosis of disease
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sarcoidisis
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chronic, progressive disorder of cells in connective tissue, spleen, liver etc
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esophagus
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behind trachea
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hepatoma
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malignant tumor of the liver
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septicemia
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infection in the blood