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Medical terms

arteri artery
ather plaque or fatty substance
arthr joint
-ectomy surgical removal
-ostomy surgical create artificial opening on body surface
-otomy incision
fissure crack like sore of skin
fistula abnormal passage between 2 organs
ileum small intestine longest portion
ilium hip bone part
malaise discomfort indicating infection
exudate fluid such as pus
erythema redness
hyperthermia heat
edema swelling
inflammation destruction of tissues
laceration torn or jagged wound
lesion change of tissue from disease or injury
mucous membranes that line body cavity
mucus fluid secreted by mucous membranes
myc fungus
myel spinal cord or bone marrow
my muscle
palpation hands used to feel body parts
palpitation pounding or racing heart
pyel renal pelvis part of kidney
py pus
pyr fever or fire
supination rotate arm so hand is upward
suppuration formation or discharge of pus
triage medical screening to determine need
trauma wound or injury
viral pertaining to a virus
virile having nature of adult male
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