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Kinns Chapter 32

auscultation The act of listening to body sounds, typically with a stethoscope, to assess various organs throughout the body.
bruit An abnormal sound or murmur heard on auscultation of an organ, vessel, or gland.
clubbing Abnormal enlargement of the distal phalanges (fingers and toes) associated with cyanotic heart disease or advanced chronic pulmonary disease.
colonoscopy A procedure in which a fiberoptic scope is used to examine the large intestine.
electrocardiogram A graphic record of electrical conduction through the heart.
emphysema The pathologic accumulation of air in the alveoli, which results in alveolar destruction and overall oxygen deprivation; in the lungs, the bronchioles become plugged with mucus and lose elasticity.
gait The manner or style of walking.
hematopoiesis The formation and development of blood cells in the red bone marrow.
intercellular A term referring to the area between cells.
intracellular A term referring to the area within the cell membrane.
manipulation Movement or exercising of a body part by means of an externally applied force.
mastication Chewing.
murmur An abnormal sound heard during auscultation of the heart that may or may not have a pathologic origin; it is associated with valve disease or a congenital heart defect.
nodules Small lumps, lesions, or swellings that are felt when the skin is palpated.
palpation The use of touch during the physical examination to assess the size, consistency, and location of certain body parts.
peristalsis The rhythmic contraction of involuntary muscles lining the gastrointestinal tract.
sclera The white part of the eye that forms the orbit.
transillumination Inspection of a cavity or organ by passing light through its walls.
trauma Physical injury or a wound caused by an external force or violence.
vasoconstriction Contraction of the muscles lining blood vessels, which narrows the lumen.
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