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Medterm 3


acute sharp,sudden and intense for a short period of time
adenocarcinoma cancerous tumor derived from glandular cells
adenoma benign tumor of glandular cells
amniocentesis surgical punture to remove fluid from the aminon
anastomosis new surgical connection between two perviously unconnected bowl parts
angiography x-ray recording of blood vessels
angioplasty surgical repair of the blood vessels
arteriosclerosis process of recording of arteries
arthralgia pain in a joint
arthropathy disease of joints
artherosclerosis hardening of arteries caused by collection of fatty
axillary pertaining to the armpit or underarm
bronchitis inflammation of bronchial tubes
bronchoscopy visual examination of bronchial tubes
carcinoma cancerous tumor
cardiomegaly enlargement of the heart
cardiomyopathy diease of the heart
chemotherapy treatment with drugs
cholecystectomy removal og the gall bladder
chronic lasting a long time
colitis inflammation of the colon
colostomy opening of the colon to the outside of the body
colocolostomy new surgical connection between two perviously unconnected portions of the colon
craniotomy incision of the skull
cystitis inflammation of the urinary bladder
dialysis complete separation of wastes
electoencephalography process of recording the elecricity in the brain
encephalopathy disease of the brain
erythrocytosis abnormal condition of red blood cells
esophageal pertaining to the esophagus
esophagitis inflammation of the esophagus
hematuria abnormal condition of blood in urine
hemorrhage bursting forth of blood
hysterectomy excision of the uterus
infraction area of dead tissue caused by decreased blood flow to that part
inguinal pertaining to the groin
ischemia deficiency of bloodflow to a part of the body
laparoscopy visual examination of the abdomen
laparotomy incision of the abdomen
laryngitis inflammation of the larynx
laryngoscopy visual examination of the voice box
leukemia increase in malignant
leukocytosis slight increase in the no. of white blood cell
mammogram x-ray record of the breast
mammography process of making an x-ray recording of the breast
mammoplasty surgical repair of the breast
mastectomy removal of the breast
meningitis inflammation of the breast
menorrhagia excessive bleeding from the uterus
menorrhea normal discharge of blood
myalgia pain in a muscle
myelogram x-ray image of the spinal cord
myeloma malignant tumor in the bone marrow
myocardial pertaining to the muscle of the heart
myoma tumor of muscle
myosarcoma tumor of muscle
necrosis death of cells
nephrosis abnormal condition of the kidney
neuralgia nerve pain
oophorectomy removal of an ovary
otalgia pain in an ear
pelvic pertaining to the bones of the hip area
peritoneal pertaining to the peritoneum
phlebitis inflammation of a vein
phlebotomy incision of a vein
pneumonia abnormal condition of the lungs
pulmonary pertaining to the lungs
radiotherapy treatment of disease with high energy x-ray
renal pertaining to the kidney
rhinoplasty surgical repair of the nerve
rhinorrhea discharge from the nose
salpingectomy removal of a fallopian
septicemia infection in the blood
thoracentesis surgical puncture of the chest to remove fluid
tracheostomy opening of the trachea
tonsillectomy removal of the tonsil
uremia abnormal condition of excessive amounts of urea
vascular pertaining to blood vessels
Created by: amna22