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aspexia Condition caused by insufficient of o2
asytole cardiac standstill; absence of electrical activity & contractions of the heart evidence on the surface ECG as a flat line during cardiac arrest
auscultation listening for sounds within the body,esp form the chest, neck, or abdomen; typically a stethoscope is used.
callus Refers to callosity which is a circumscribed thickening & hypertrophy of the horny layer of skin; maybe oval or elongated, gray or brown, slightly elevated, with a smooth burnished surface.
catheter a tube passed within the body for evacuating fluids or injecting them into body cavities. It may be made of elastic, elastic web, rubber, glass, metal, or plastic.
abscess an abscess is a collection of pus in any part of the body that most cases causes swelling and inflammation around it.
adolescence the period following the onset of puberty during which a young person develops from a child into an adult, commonly referred to as between the ages of 13 and 19
alimentation giving or receiving of nourishment, by IV, oral rectally and or injection.
Alopecia Alopecia simply means hair loss
Alzheimer Alzheimer disease is the most common form of dementia a neurologic disease characterized by loss of mental ability severe enough to interfere with normal activities of daily living.
diabetes mellitus a variable of carbohydrates caused by a combination of heredity and nviornmental factors and usually characterized by inadequate secreation of insulin by excessive urine production by excessive amounts of sugar in the blood and urine and by thirst hunger
diaphoresis profuse perspiration
diaphragm a body postion of muscle and connective tissue
Dilatation the condition of being strectched beyond dimensions especially as a result of overwork or disease or of abnormal relaxation
diphtheria An acute febrile contagious disease typically marked by the formation of a false membrane especially in the throat and caused by a bacterium of the genus corynebacterium
Eczema A general term for an itchy red ash that initially weeps or oozes serum and may become crusted, thickened or scaly eczema may result from various causes including allergies irritating chemicals drugs scratching or rubbing the skin
effusion Escape of fluid into a part as the pleural cavity such as pus serum lymph air or a combination
elicit to draw forth or bring out
epididymitis Inflamation of the epididymis a small oblong organ resting on the beside the posterior surface of the testis the first part of the secretory duct of each restis
fascia A fibrous membrane covering a supporting and separating muscles the subcutaneous tissue that connects the skin to the muscles
flaccid lacking firmness resilience or muscle tone.
gall bladder the gallbladder is a small pouch that sits under the liver the gall bladder stores bile produced by the liver
gangrene gangrene is the depth of tissue in th epart of the body gangrene happens when a body part loses ints blood supply
gauge normally refers to aninsturment used for or a means of measuring of testing
gonorrhea gonorrhea is a common sexually transmitted infection (sti) or std Sexcually transmitted disease
hemoptysis hemoptysis is the spitting of blood that orginated in th elungs or bronchial tubes
hemorrhoid hemorrhoid are painful swollen veins in the lower portion of the rectum or anus can be internal or external very common especially during the pregnancy and after childbirth
humerus the humerus is the arm bone most folks call iy yhe upper arm bone
hygiene hygiene refers to conditions and practices that help to maintain health and prevent the spread of disease
icterus AKA jaundice is a yellow color of the skin mucus membranes or the eyes the yellow coloring comes from bilirubin a byproduct of old red blood cells.
Palliative palliative care pronounced is specialized medical care for people with serious illnesses
palpate to palpate is to examine with the hands by pressing your doctor might palpate your abdomen if you have a pain in your stomach
palpitation palpitation is an abnormality of heartbeat that ranges from often unnoticed skipped beats or accelerated heartrate
perineum the area between the anus and the scrotum in the male and between the anus and the vulva in the female
perisosteum dense fibrous membrane covering the surfaces of bones consisting of an outer fibrous layer and an inner cellular layer.
menstruation to discharge the menses
oophorectomy excision surgical removal of an ovary
ophthalmology study of the yes and their diseases
orthopnea labored breathing with lying flat relieved by sitting upright symptom of heart faliure
pacemaker An artificial device for stimulating the heart muscles and regulating its contractions.
peritoneum the peritoneal is a semi-permeable membrane that lines the abdominal wall and covers the abdominal organs
peroneal of or relating to the fibula or to the outer portion of the leg
prosthesis providing realistic custom prosthetics for patients with anatomical loss due to trauma disease or congenital conditions
prostate the prostate is a walnut-sized gland located between the bladder and the penis just in front of the rectum
protocol the rules of correct or appreciate behavior of a group organization or profession
pruritus pruritus is a skin condition in which a person faces severe impulse of itch
rhythm rhythm is he repetition or alternation of elements
sagittal relating to the suture uniting the two parietal bones of the skull
sedentary a sedentary lifestyle is a type of lifestyle with no irregular physical activity
sequela an aftereffect of disease condition or injury
sieve a meshed or perforated device for separating fine particles from coarser ones
spleen the spleen is a lymphatic organ interposed in the blood stream.
splenectomy removal of the spleen through several small incisions
supersede to replace in power authority effectiveness acceptance use by another person or thing
syncope the medical term for fainting or passing out
analyze to examine methodically by seperatin into parts and studying their interrelations
aneurysm Alocalized pathological blood filled dilation of a blood vessel caused by a disease or weakening of the vessels wall
anorexia loss of appetite especially as a result of disease
arrhytmia Any abnormality in the rhythm of the heartbeat also referred to as dysrhythmia
ascites An abnormal accumulation of serous fluid in the abdominal cavity
melanin any various black dark brown reddish brown or yellow pigments of the animal or plant structures skin hair the choroid
ischemia defiecient supply of blood to a body part as the heart or the brain that is due to obstruction of the inflow of arterial blood
intussusception the slipping of a length of intestine into an adjacent portion usually producing obstruction the deposition of new particles of formative material among those already embodied in a tissue or structure as the growth as in the growth of living organisms
intraocular implanted in occurring withing or administered by entering the eyeball
inoculate to introduce immunoliogically active material as an antibody or antigen into especially in order to treat or prevent of a disease
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