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Health Science Vocab

Freshman Focus vocabulary

Anesthesiologist: A specialist who gives patients drugs to numb pain
Cardiovascular Of the heart and vessels
Diagnostic Determines the cause of a particular health problem
Dietitian A health professional that plans your meals
EMT Emergency medical technician
Hygienist Dental assistant whose main function is the scaling of tooth surfaces
Laboratory Work, especially hard, physical work.
Medical Transcriptionist Types medical records
Nuclear medicine Uses radioactive materials either to image a patient’s body or to destroy diseased cells
Oncology Study of cancer
Ophthalmic Pertaining to the eye
Paramedic EMT with advanced training
Pathologist Specialist in the study of disease
Podiatrist A specialist in care for the feet
Practitioner A person who practices in a profession, such as medicine
Radiologist Medical specialist in the use of x-rays and other imaging techniques
Rehabilitation Restoration to good health or good condition
Respiratory Having to do with breathing
Sonography Ultrasound imaging
Technologist A person who uses scientific knowledge to solve practical problems, especially in industry
Created by: sethalbritton