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Review Chap. 21-24

Review Chapters 21-24

TermDefinition
antineoplastic procedure to fight cancer; chemotherapy
Benign non-cancerous
Carcinoma in situ carcinoma that has not spread
Malignant Tending to become worse and cause death
Neoplasm Any abnormal growth of new tissue, benign or malignant
Papilloma A benign tumor
Relapse return of a medical condition
Remission disappearance of a medical condition
Staging a means of categorizing a cancer
Carcin/o cancer
-oma tumor
-plasia formation or growth
Bx Biopsy
mets metastasis
TNM tumor, nodes and metastasis (a system for staging malignant neoplastic disease)
Anorexia Nervosa mental disorder with poor body image
Bulima Nervosa eating disorder resulting in binging and purging
Conversion Disorder Physical symptoms that have no organic basis, likely related to anxiety and emotional conflict
Delirium state of confusion
Delirium tremens alcohol withdraw that can be fatal
Dementia deterioration of mental function
Intoxication Impaired judgment, slurred speech, loss of coordination, irritability, and mood changes
Malingering faking an illness to gain attention of some sort
Psychosomatic Physical conditions do to a mental condition
-mania Madness
Psych/o Mind
ADHD Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
DTs Delirium Tremens
ECT Electroconvulsive therapy
OCD Obsessive-compulsive disorder
Alopecia Partial or complete hair loss
Atherosclerosis Hardening of the arteries
Ischemia Decreased supply of oxygenated blood to a body part or organ
Nocturia Urination at night
Urinary incontinence Inability to control urination
Cry/o Cold
-porosis Lessening in density
BPH Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy
CABG Coronary Artery Bypass Graft
CAD Coronary Artery Disease
PTCA Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty
TIA Trans Ischemic Attack
Created by: wallace263