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med term

chapter 3

acute short term illness
adenocarcinoma cancerous tumor
adenoma tumor of the gland
amniocentisis surgical puncture to remove fluid from the amnion
anastomosis new surgical connection between two previously unconnected bowel parts
angiography process of recording the blood vessels
angioplasty surgical repair to the blood vessels
arteriosclerosis Hardening of the arteries
arthalgia pain in the joints
arthropathy joint disease
artherosclerosis hardening of the joints
axillary pertaining to the armpit
bronchitis inflammation of the bronchials
bronchoscopy examination of the bronchial s
carcinoma cancerous tumor
cardimegaly enlargement of the heart
cardiomypathy heart muscle disease
chemotherapy chemical treatment
cholecystectomy removal of the gall bladder
chronic long term
colitis inflamation of the colon
colostomy opening of the colon
craniotomy incision into the skull
cystitis inflamation of the urinary bladder
dialysis complete seperation of wastes from the blood when the kidneys fail
electroencephalography record of electricity in the brain
encephlopathy disease of the brain
erythrocytosis condition of the blood cells
esophageal pertaining to the esouphagus
esophagitis inflamation of the esophagus
hematuria abnormal condition of blood oin the urine
hemorrhage exssesive bleeding
hysterectomy removal of the uterus
infraction area of dead tissue
inguinal groin
ischemia deficiency of blood flow to a part of the body
laparscopy examination of the abdomine
laparotomy incision into the abdomen
laryngitis inflamation of the larynx
laryngoscopy examination of the larynx
leukemia condition of white blood cells
leukocytosis condition of white blood cells
mammogram record of the breast
mammography process of recording of the breast
mastectomy removal of the breast
meningitis inflamation of the menings
menorrhagia exssesive bleeding
menorrhea exsessive bleeding
myalgia bone marrow pain
myelogram record of the bone marrow
myeloma a tumor in the bone marrow
myocardial pertaining to the heart muscle
myoma tumor on the muscle
myosarcoma fleshy yumor on the muscle
necrosis death cells
nephrosis condition of the kidneys
neuralgia pain in the nerves
oophorectomy removal of the ovary
otalgia pain in the ear
pelvic pertaining to the hip bone
peritoneal pertaining to pertineum
phlebitis inflamation of the veins
phlebotomy incision of the veins
pneumonia pertaining to the lungs
pulmonry pertaining to the pulmanry artery
radiotherapy radiation thearpy
rhinplasty surgical repair to the nose
rhinorrhea discharge of the nose
salpingectomy removal of thepholopian tube
septicemia blood infection
thoracentesis insertion of an needle into the chest to take fluid out.
tonsillectomy removal of the tonsills
tracheostomy incision into the trachea
uremia condition of high levels ofnitrogen waste in the blood
vascular pertaining to the blood vessles
Created by: nascardg