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adenitis inflammation of a gland
adenoma tumor of a gland
anemia lacking in blood
arthitis inflammation of the joint
arthrogram x-ray record of joint
arthroscope instrement used to examine the inside of a joint
arthroscopy process of visual examine of joint
autopsy examination of dead body to determine the cause of death
biology study of life
biopsy removing living tissues for subsequent viewing under a microscobe
carcinoma cancerous tumor
cardiac pertaining to the heart
cardiology study of the heart
cephalgia headach
cephalic pertaining to the head
cerebral pertaining to cerebrum
cerebrovascular accident disorder of blood vessel within the cerebrum
cystoscope view the urinary bladder
cystoscopy visual examination of urinary bladder
cytology study of cells
dermal pertaining to the skin
dermaitits inflammation of skin
dermatosis any abnormal condition of the skin
diagnosis complete knowledge of patient's condition
diameter length of straight line
dysentery condition of painful intesting
electrocardiogram record of the electricity in the heart
electroencephalogram process of recording the electricity in brain
endocardium the skin inside the heart
endocrine glands organ that produce hormones
endocrinology study of endocrine gland
enteritis inflammation of the small intestines
erythrocyte red blood cell
exocrine glands glands that produce chemicals
gastrectomy excision of the stomach
gastric pertaining to teh stomach
gastritis inflammation of the stomach
gastroenteritis inflammation of stomach and intestines
gastroenterology study of stomach and intestines
gastroscope instrument used to view stomach
gastroscopy visual examination of the stomach
gastrotomy incision of the stomach
gynecologist sepacialist in the treatment of women
gynecology study of female disorders
hematoma mass of blood in skin
hemoglobin oxygen carrying protein found in red blood cell
hepatitis inflammation of liver
hepatoma tumor of the liver
hyperglycemia higher than normal levels of sugar in the blood
hyperthyroidism excessive acitivity of thyroid gland
hypoglycemia blood condition decreased sugar
hypothyroidism decreased activity of thyroid gland
laparoscopy visual examination of the abdomen
laparotomy incision of the abdomen
leukemia increase in white blood cells in mallginant
leukocyte white blood cell
nephrectomy removal of a kidney
nephrology study of the kidney
nephrosis abnormal condition of the kidney
neural pertaining to nerves
neuralgia nerve pain
neuritis inflammation of nerve
neurology study of nervous system
neurotomy incision of the nerve
oncologist physician sepacialist in the study of tumors
ophthalmoscope instrument used to visually examine eye
osteitis inflammation of the bone
osteoarthritis inflammation of bone and joint
pathologist sepacialist in the study of disease
platelet cell in the blood that aid clotting
prognosis prediction as to the outcome
prostate gland above the gland
psychosis abnormal condition of the mind
renal pertaining to the kidney
resection removal of an organ or a structure
retrogastric pertaining to behind the stomach
rhinitis inflammation of the nose
rhinotomy incision of the nose
sarcoma tumor of the flesh
subgastric pertaining to below the stomach
subhepatic pertaining to under the liver
thrombocyte clotting cells
thrombosis abnormal condition of clot formation
transdermal pertaining to through the skin
transgastric pertaining to across the stomach
transurethral pertaining to across the urethra
Created by: amna22