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Terminology III

Chapter 15

TermDefinition
ALBUMIN/O ALBUMIN, PROTIEN
CALC/I CALCIUM, LIME
-CENTESIS SURGICAL PUNCTURE TO REMOVE FLUID
CREATION/O CREATININE
GLYCOS/O GLUCOSE, SUGAR
-GRAPHY THE PROCESS OF PRODUCING A PICTURE OR RECORD
HEMAT/O BLOOD
LAPAR/O ABDOMEN, ABDOMEN WALL
-OTOMY SURGICAL INSICION
PHLEB/O VEIN
RADI/O RADIATION, X-RAY
-SCOPY VISUAL EXAMINATION
SON/O SOUND
-URIA URINATION, URINE
ACUPUNCTURE A TRADITIONAL CHINESE MEDICAL PRACTICE USING VERY THIN ACUPUNCTURE NEEDLES INSERTED INTO SPECIFIC POINTS OF THE BODY
ACETAMINOPHEN ANALGESIC THAT REDUCES PAIN AND FEVER, BUT DOES NOT RELIEVE INFLAMATION
ANALGESIC A MEDICATION THAT RELIEVES PAIN WITHOUT AFFECTING CONSCIOUSNESS
ARTHOCENTESIS SURGICAL PUNCTURE OF THE JOINT SPACE TO REMOVE SYNOVIAL FLUID FOR ANALYSIS
AUSCULTATION LISTENING FOR SOUNDS WITHIN THE BODY, USUALLY DONE WITH A STETHOSCOPE
BACTERIURIA THE PRESENCE OF BACTERIA IN THE URINE
CALCIURIA THE PRESENCE OF CALCIUM IN THE URINE
COMPUTED TOMAGRAPHY AN IMAGING TECHNIQUE THAT USES A THIN, FAN-SHAPED X-RAY BEAM TO PRODUCE MULTIPLE CROSS-SECTIONAL VIEWS OF THE BODY
CREATNURIA AN INCREASED CONCENTRATION OF CREATININE IN THE URINE
ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY AN ULTRASONIC DIAGNOSTIC PROCEDURE USED TO EVALUATE THE STRUCTURES AND MOTION OF THE HEART
ENDOSCOPE A SMALL, FLEXIBLE TUBE WITH A LIGHT AND LENS ON THE END
GLYCOSURIA THE PRESENCE OF GLUCOSE IN THE URINE
HEMATOCRIT A BLOOD TEST THAT MEASURE THE PERCENTAGE BY VOLUME OF RED BLOOD CELLS IN A WHOLE BLOOD SAMPLE
HEMATURIA THE PRESENCE OF BLOOD IN THE URINE
HYPERTHERMIA AN EXTREMELY HIGH FEVER
HYPOTHERMIA AN ABNORMALLY LOW BODY TEMPERATURE
INTRADERMAL INJECTION THE ADMINISTRATION OF MEDICATION BY INJECTION INTO THE MIDDLE LAYERS OF THE SKIN
INTRAMUSCULAR INJECTION THE ADMINISTRATION OF MEDICATION BY INJECTION DIRECTLY INTO MUSCLE TISSUE
INTRAVENOUS INJECTION THE ADMINISTRATION OF MEDICATION BY INJECTION DIRECTLY INTO A VEIN
KETONURIA THE PRESENCE OF KEYONES IN THE URINE
LAPAROSCOPY THE VISUAL EXAMINATION OF THE INTERIOR OF THE ABDOMEN WITH THE USE OF A LAPAROSCOPE
MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING MRI AN IMAGING TECHNIQUE THAT USES A COMBINATION OF RADIO WAVES AND A STRONG MAGNETIC FIELD TO CREATE SIGNALS THAT ARE SENT TO A COMPUTER AND CONVERTED INTO IMAGES OF ANY PLANE THROUGH THE BODY
PALLIATIVE A SUBSTANCE THAT EASES THE PAIN OR SEVERITY OF A DISEASE BUT DOES NOT CURE IT
PARENTERAL THE ADMINISTRATION OF MEDICATION BY INJECTION THROUGH A HYPODERMIC SYRINGE
PRECUSSION A DIAGNOSTIC PROCEDURE TO DETERMINE THE DENSITY OF A BODY AREA THAT USES THE SOUND PRODUCED BY TAPPING THE SURFACE WITH THE FINGERS
PERFUSION THE FLOW OF BLOOD THROUGH AN ORGAN
PERICARDIOCENTISIS THE PUNCTURE OF THE PERICARDIAL SAC FOR THE PURPOSE OF REMOVING FLUID
PHLEBOTOMY THE PUNCTURE OF A VEIN FOR THE PURPOSE FO DRAWING BLOOD
PROTEINURIA THE PRESENCE OF AN ABNORMAL AMOUNT OF PROTEIN IN THE URINE
HORIZONTAL RECUMBENT POSITION LYING ON THE BACK WITH THE FACE UP
DORSAL RECUMBENT POSITION POSITION WHERE THE PATIENT IS LYING ON THE BACK, FACE UP , WITH THE KNEES BENT
RECUMBENT POSITION ANY POSITION IN WHICH THE PATIENT IS LYING DOWN
PRONE POSITION POSITION WHERE THE PATIENT LIES FACE DOWN ON THE ABDOMEN
LITHOTOMY POSITION AN EXAMINATION POSITION IN WHICH THE PATIENT IS LAYING ON THE BACK WITH THE FEET AND LEGS RAISED AND SUPPORTED IN STIRRUPS
SIMS' POSITION AN EXAMINATION POSITION IN WHICH THE PATIENT IS LYING ON THE LEFT SIDE WITH THE RIGHT KNEE AND THIGH DRAWN UP WITH THE LEFT ARM PLACED ALONG THE BACK
PYURIA THE PRESENCE OF PUS IN THE URINE
RHONCHI A COARSE RATTLING SOUND SOMEWHAT LIKE SNORING, USUALLY CAUSED BY SECRETION IN THE BRONCHIAL AIRWAYS
SUBCUTANEOUS INJECTION THE ADMINISTRATION OF MEDICATION BY INJECTION INTO THE FATTY LAYER JUST BELOW THE SKIN
TRANSDERMAL THE ADMINISTRATION OF MEDICATION THROUGH THE UNBROKEN SKIN SO THAT IT IS ABSORBED CONTINUOUSLY TO PRODUCE A SYSTEMIC EFFECT
URIANLYSIS THE EXAMINATION OF URINE TO DETERMINE THE PRESENCE OF ABNORMAL ELEMENTS
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