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HHSC 198 - Chapter 3

Word Analysis and Communication

Dent- tooth
-ry occupation
dental pertaining to the teeth
dentist specialist in dentistry
diagnosis the determination of the cause of the disease
diagnoses plural of diagnosis
diagnostic pertaining to or establishing a diagnosis
endocarditis inflammation of the lining of the heart
endocardium The inside lining of the heart
hemorrhage to bleed profusely
murmur abnormal sound heard on auscultation of the heart or blood vessels
pyrexia fever
hypotension low blood pressure
hypertension high blood pressure
ureter tube from kidney to bladder
urethra tube from bladder to outside
abdomen the part of the trunk that lies b/w the thorax and pelvis
abdominal pertaining to the abdomen
colic pertaining to the colon
colicky pain in the colon
-icky arising from
costovertebral pertaining to the rib and spine
radiopaque impenetrable by x-rays or other forms of radiation
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