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MOD G Unit1 Vocab

Vocab for Unit 1 Mod G

AAMA American Association of Medical Assistants
AMA American Medical Association
one who administers anesthesia anesthesiologist
exam of tissue and organs of cadavar to determine cause of death autopsy
microorganism capable of causing disease bacteria
study of the heart cardiology
CEUs continuing education units
use of chemicals/drugs to treat/control infections (cancer) chemotherapy
study of skin, hair and nails dermatology
elderly geriatric
study of blood hematology
study of immunity - resistance to disease immunology
plants or other substances that have theraputic value for the body medicinal
one celled form of life - bacteria microbes
organism not visible by the human eye microorganisms
# of persons or cases of a disease within a certain population morbidity
death rate within a population mortality
study of kidney disorders and disease nephrology
brain surgery neurosurgery
study of cancer and cancer tumors oncology
one who specializes in eye and vision problems ophthalmologist
one who specializes in the musculoskeletal system orthopedist
process of heating to destroy bacteria pasturization
study of nature or cause of diseases pathology
physical medicine and rehabilitation physiatry
study of tissue and organs based on x-ray visualization radiology
study of inflammation of the joints rheumatology
prioratization of illness; most important thing a medical professional can know triage
ist one who specializes
logy study of
pathy disease
bi two
hist tissue
nephro kidney
derm skin
treatment and prevention of disease based on the premise that large doses of drugs which cause symptoms in healthy people will cure the same symptoms when given in small doses homeopathy
Created by: angelcap99