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med term

chapter 4

termdef
abnormal pertaining to being away
adrenal glands two endocrine glands above the kidneys
analysis seperating a substance into its componets.
anemia deficiency of hemo globin
antepartum before birth
antibiotic pertaining to a substance that helps get rid of germs.
antibody a substancethat works against germs
antigen a foreign protein that stimulates white blood cells to make antibodys
aphasia imparment of speech
apnea unable to breath
atrophy decress of the size of cells in an organ
benign not cancerus
bilateral pertaining to two sides
bradycardia a condition of a slow heart rate
congenital anomaly a deviation of the normal
dialysis complete seperation of blood waste
diarrhea complete discharge of waste
dysphagia difficult swallowing
dysplasia abnormali of the development of cells
dyspnea painful breathing
dysuria painful urination
ectopic pregnancy development of the zyogote outside of the uterus
endocrine glands secrition glands
endoscopy examination from within
epidural hematoma a mass above the dura matter
excission act of cutting out
extrahepatic pertaining to the outside
hemigasterectomy removal of half the stomach
hemiplagia parlysis on half the body
hyperglycemia high blood sugar
hypertension high blood pressure
hemiplagia parlysis on half the body
hemiplagia parlysis on half the body
hyperglycemia high blood sugar
hypertension high blood pressure
hyperthyroidism condition of high secrition from the thyroid gland
hypertrophy above development
hypoglycemia low blood sugar
incision cutting into the body organ
intervertebral pertaining to lying in between two back bones
intrauterine pertaining to within the uterus
intravenous pertaining to with in a vein
hemiplagia parlysis on half the body
hyperglycemia high blood sugar
hypertension high blood pressure
hyperthyroidism condition of high secrition from the thyroid gland
hypertrophy above development
hypoglycemia low blood sugar
incision cutting into the body organ
intervertebral pertaining to lying in between two back bones
intrauterine pertaining to within the uterus
intravenous pertaining to with in a vein
malignment tending to become progressvely worse
metacarpal bones of the hand between the wrist bones and fingers
metastasis spread of the cancer to a distant organ
neonatal pertaining to new birth
neoplastic pertaining to new growth
paralysis loss of movement in a part of the body
paraplegia loss of movement in the lower loss of the body
parathyroid glands four endocrine gland behinde the thyroid gland.
perianal pertaining to surrounding the anus
periosteum membrane that surrounds the bones
polydipsia excessive thirst
polyneuropathy disease of many nereves
polyuria excessive urination
postmortem after death
postpartum after birth
precancerous pertaining to a condition that comes before cancer
prolapse falling of a body part
prosthesis artificial substitute for a missing body part
qaudriplegia paralysis of four limbs
relapse return of a disease
remission lessining of signs and symptoms of a disease
resection removal of an organ or structure
retroperitoneal pertaining to behind the peritoneum
subcostal pertaining to under the ribs
subcutaneous lower layer of the skin
subscalpular pertaining to under the shoulder bone
subtotal less than total
syndrom a set of signs and symptoms that occur together to indicate a disease condition
tachycardia a condition of a fast heat rate
tachypnea rapid breathing
transabdominal pertaining to through across the abdomein
transurethral pertaining to through across the urethra
tricuspid valve it's a valve on the right side of the heart that's in between the right atrium and the right ventricle
ultrasonography recording of the internal structers with sound waves
unilateral pertaining to one side
urinalysis examination of urine to determine its contenents
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