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stent expandable tube
posteroanterior From back to front,
spasm spell of energy
diagnosis process of determine
prognosis forecast of disease
rectocele protrusion/herniation rectum into vagina
otolaryngologist ear, nose throat
rheumatologist systemic disease joint / muscle
geriatrician old age treatment
angioplasty repair blood vessel
anemic low hemoglobin or erythrocytes
hoarse raucous voice
viral rel. to virus
ACS acute coronary syndrome
AED Automated external defibrillator
AMI Acute myocardial infarction heart attack
BP blood pressure
CABG Coronary artery bypass grafting
CAD Coronary artery disease
CCU Coronary care unit
CHF congestive heart failure min blood pumping
CPR Cardiopulmonary resuscitation
ECG Electrocardiography
ECHO Echocardiography
HDL high-density lipoprotein
HTN hypertension high blood pressure
ICD Implantable cardioverter-defibrillator
LDL low-density lipoprotein
PCI Percutaneous coronary intervention balloon angioplasty
lymphadenopathy lymph gland disease
Hodgkin disease lymph node cancer
MRI magnetic resonance imaging
manual relate to hand
iatrogenic abnormal condition caused by treatment
nosocomial pert. hospitalization
ICD 2 Intern. Class Diseases
neuralgia nerve pain
cardiomegaly heart enlargement
nephrostomy opening into kidney
thoracotomy incision into chest
radiotherapy x-ray treatment
orthopedist surgeon treats bones muscle joint
rheumatologist internal med joint disorder
nephrologist IntMed treats kidney disorder
angina chest pain decreased blood flow to heart muscle
aorta the main trunk of the arterial system, conveying blood from the left ventricle of the heart to all of the body except the lungs.
internist a physician specializing in the diagnosis and nonsurgical treatment of diseases, especially of adults.
orthopedist foot specialist
orthodontist specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of malocclusion and irregularities of the teeth
periodontist specializes in the study and treatment of gums
uvula the small, fleshy, conical body projecting downward from the middle of the soft palate.
pedodontist specializes in dental problems affecting children
colorectal surgeon colon & rectum surgeon
obstetrician specializes surgery dealing with pregnancy, labor, and the puerperium.
puerperium the period following childbirth, lasting approximately six weeks, during which the uterus returns to its normal size and shape
cardiomyopathy A disease or disorder of the heart muscle,
c/w consistent with
Doctor training school(4), residency- fellowship training, research / clinical skills
surg- hand
peridontist Gums
endodontist rootcanal
prosthodontist replacement of missing teeth
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