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Tipton's Med Term

Med term book chapter 1

Adenitis Inflamation of the glands
Adenoma Tumor of the glands
Anemia Abnormal condition of the blood.
Arthralgia Painful joints
Arthritis Inflamation of the joints
Arthrogram Record of the joints
Arthroscope Instriment to view the joints.
Arthoscopy Visually view the joints
Autopsy Examining the dead body
Biology The study of life
Biopsy Removing tissues to view
Carcinoma Cancerous tumor
Cardiac Pertaining to the heart
Cardiology Study of the heart
Cephalic Head ach
Cerebral The brain
Cerebrovascular Accident Stroke
Cytoscope Instriment to view the cells
Cystoscopy To visually view the cells
Cytology The study of the cells
Dermal Pertaining to the skin
Dermaitis Inflamation of the skin
Deratosis Abnormal condition of the skin
Diagnosis The final desicion
Diameter Complete measurment
Dysentery Painful intestines
Electrocardiogram Electrical currents through the heart
Electroencephalgram Electrical currents through the head
Endocardium Pertaining to the inside of the heart.
Endocrine glands Glands that produce hormones
Endocrinology The study of the endocrine glands
Enteritis Inflamation of the intestines
Erythrocyte Red blood cell
Exocrine glands Glands that produce hormones that leave the body
Gastrectomy Removal of the stomach
Gastritis Inflamation of the stomach
Gastroenteritis Inflamation of the stomach and the intestines
Gastroenterology The study of the stomach and the intestines
Gastroscope Instiment used to view the stomach
Gastroscopy Visually view the stomach
Gastrotomy Incision of the stomach
Gynecologist Specialist in women
Gynocology The study of women
Hematoma Tumor in the blood
Hemaglobin Protein in the blood
Hepatitis Inflamtion of the liver
Hyperglycemia High blood suger
Hyperthyroidism Excessive use of the thyroid glands
Hypoglycemia Not enough blood sugar
Hypothyroidism Not enoug use of the thyroid glands
Laparscopy Visually view the abdomen
Laparotomy Incision of the abdomen
Leukemia Cancer in the white blood cells
Leukocyte White blood cell
Nephrectomy Removal of the kidney
Nephrology Study of the kidney
Nephrosis Abnormal condition of the kidney
Neural Pertaining to the nerves
Neuralgia Painful nerves
Neuritis Inflamation of the nerves
Neurotomy Incision of the nerves
Oncologist Specialist of a tumor
Opthalmoscope Instiment used to view the eye
Osteitis Inflamation of the bone
Osteoarthritis Inflamation of the bone and joint
Pathologist Specialist of diesease
Platelet Clotting cell
Prognosis Production of the outcome
Prostate Gland Male gland around the bladder
Psychosis Abnormal condition of the mind
Renal Pertaining to the kidney
Resection Removal of a organ
Retrogastric Behind the stomach
Rhinitis Inflamation of the nose
Rhinotomy Incision of the nose
Sarcoma Tumor of the flesh
Subgastric Pertaining to below the stomach
Subhepatic Pertaining to below the liver
Thrombocyte Clotting cell
Thrombosis Abnormal clotting
Transdermal Through the skin
Transgastric Pertaining to through the skin
Transurethral Across the urethra