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Medical Terms 7 & 8

Terms of the week

antitussive medication to relieve coughing
aphagia not eating/inability to eat/swallow
cholecystectomy surgical removal/excision of the gallbladder
dyspepsia upset stomach or indigestion
dyspnea difficult or painful breathing
emesis vomiting
enteritis inflammation of the small intestine
epistaxis nosebleed
laparoscopy visual examination of the abdominal and pelvic contents through an endoscope
pneumonia inflammatory condition of the lung that can be caused by bacterial and viral infections, diseases, and chemicals
pneumothorax collection of air or gas in the pleural cavity, may result in collapse of the lung
thoracentesis surgical puncture of the chest wall for removal of fluids, air, or pus
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