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MedCon 20

The following activity is for the "key terms" in chapter 20 of your textbook.

Adenoidectomy surgical removal of the adenoids
Catarrhal inflammation of mucous membranes of the head and mouth with increased mucus flow
Dormant state of being active
Encephalopathy any disease or disorder of the brain
Exude fluid that has seeped out of tissue or capillaries because of injury or inflammation
Incubation period a time between exposure to the disease and presence of symptoms which might last several days
Inspiratory stridor high pitched sound during inspiration due to blocked airways
Intrathecal injected into the spinal cord
Koplik’s spots spots seen in the mouth in the early stage of measles; these spots are rather unique to measles and are often the definitive symptom that confirms the diagnosis
Malaise general ill feeling
Nits lice eggs
Orchitis inflammation of the testis
Parotid glands the salivary glands located just in front of the ears
Paroxysmal spasm or convulsion
Patent open
Prone positioned face down on the stomach
Pyoderma inflammatory purulent skin
Rhinitis inflammation of the nasal mucous membrane
Supine positioned on the back
Tonsillectomy the surgical removal of the tonsils
Vesicles blister like eruptions on the skin
Created by: jillcyr