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med term final

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ectomy surgical removal, cutting out
necrosis tissue death
scopy visual examination
lysis breakdown
algia pain
dynia pain
sclerosis abnormal hardening
stenosis abnormal narrowing
malacia abnormal softening
ologist specialist
ology study of
plasty surgical repair
otomy cutting, surgical incision
ostomy surgically creating an opening
lateral part or side of the body that is farther from the middle or center of the body
endocrinologist diagnose diseases related to the glands
immunologist studies the immune system
oncologist specializes in treating people with cancer
gerontologist study of social, psychological, cognitive, and biological aspects of aging
how do you get cystic fibrosis and what are the symptoms? inherited, damages the lungs and digestive system
what is the relationship between cells, tissues, organs, systems? a group of cells makes up a tissue, a group of tissues make an organ and a group of organs make an organ system and a organ system makes an organism
clavicle known as collar bone located on the ribs(sternum)
olecranon upper end of the ulna
sternum (breastbone) thickened ventral plate
patella knee cap
zygomatic cheekbone
what is the function of involuntary muscles? what do they look like? give an example involuntary muscles are smooth, non branching muscles that are not directly controllable at will. Examples: cardiac muscles, pupils
Created by: densborng