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Sequence 3 Vocabulary Week 4

Surgical insicion into the abdominal cavity Laparotomy
Causing increased passing of urine Diuretic
Cutting into -otomy
Surgical removal of one or both testes Orchiectomy
Used to relieve nasal congestion Decongestant
Surgical removal of part or all of one or more mammary glands Mastectomy
Drug that relieves pain Analgesic
constriction of the blood vessels - increases blood pressure Vasoconstriction
Drugs used to control siezures Anticonvulsants
Swelling of clotted blood within the tissues Hematoma
Inflammation of the peritoneum Peritonitis
Heart muscle relaxes; Chamber fills with blood Diastole
An insicion into the stomach from the abdominal wall Gastrotomy
Excessive carbon dioxide in the bloodstream Hypercapnia
Uterine infection Pyometra
-al, -ic, -ac, -ous Pertaining to
-graphy Process of recording
-ist Specialist
-lysis Breakdown; Destruction
-megaly Enlargement
-natal Birth
-oxia Oxygen
-phagia Eating; Swallowing
-spasm Sudden contraction of muscles
-toxin Toxic; Poison
Created by: PimaVT



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