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TermDefinition
Hernia Organ or tissue protruding through the wall or cavity that usually contains it
Thymus gland that produces hormones important to the immune response
Peritoneal within the lining of the abdominal cavity
Endomyocardial pertaining to the inner and middle layers of the heart
Echocardiography radiographic recording of the heart or heart walls of surrounding tissues
Catheter tube placed into the body to put fluid in or take fluid out
Cauterization destruction of tissue by the use of cautery
Sinography radiographic recording of the sinus or sinus tract
Causalgia burning pain
Biopsy removal of a small piece of living tissue for diagnostic purposes
Pericardiocentesis procedure in which a surgeon withdraws fluid from the pericardial space by means of a needle
Exostosis bony growth
Histology study of structure of tissue and cells
Dysphonia speech impairment
Fluoroscopy procedure for viewing the interior of the body using x-rays and projecting the image onto a television screen
Aspiration use of a needle and a syringe to withdraw fluid
Larygectomy surgical removal of the larynx
Tracheotomy incision into the trachea
Epistaxis nose bleed
Segmentectomy surgical removal of a portion of a lung
Antigen a substance that produces a specific response
Dysphagia difficulty swallowing
Subcutaneous tissue below the dermis, primarily fat cells that insulate the body
Gastroplasty operation on the stomach for repair or reconfiguration
Fistula Abnormal opening from one are to another are or to the outside of the body
Pilosebaceous pertains to hair follicles and sebaceous glands
Labyrinthitis inner ear inflammation
Phlebotomy cutting into vein
Epidermomycosis superficial fungal infection
Rhinorrhea nasal mucous discharge
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