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MedTerms Week 4

Medical Terminology Week 4

edema excessive fluid in body tissue causing swelling
syndrome a set of sign and symptom that occurs together as part of a disease
diagnosis identification of disease
sign objective evidence of disease
symptoms subjective evidence of disease
prognosis the forecast of prediction of the probable course and outcome of a disease
remission temporary, partial, or complete disappearance of disease
chronic disease or symptoms of long duration
acute disease that has a rapid onset, severe, course, and short duration
appendicities inflammation of the appendix
appendic appendix
lithotomy surgical removal of stone
otorhinolaryngology the study of ear, nose, and throat
lith/o stone
rhinitis inflammation of nose
laryng/o larynx/throat (voice box)
rhin/o nose
otoscope instrument to view inside the external ear canal
ot/o ear
Created by: zeldajae