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Histology 5-8

Histology Medical Terms Ch. 5-8

TermDefinition
Ulcer open sore or lesion of skin tissue
Cervical Carcinoma a malignant conditions that can be diagnosed by a pap smear, revealing dysplastic changes in cells
Nasogastric intubations a tube is passed through the nose into the stomach and upper region of the small intestine
Renal failure failure of the kidney to excrete urine
laproscopy visual examination of the abdominal cavity
Endometriosis uterine tissues located outside the uterus (cul-di-sac or attached to the peritoneum)
Polycystic kidney disease multiple fluid-filled sacs within and upon the kidney
Hernia protrusion of an organ or part through the muscle normally containing it
Interstitial nephritis inflammation of the connective tissue that lies between the renal tubules
liver biopsy a needle is instered percutaneously into the liver
PAP smear cells are taken from the cervix or vagina for microscopic analysis
Glomerulonephritis inflammation of the kidney glomeruli
Abruptro placentae premature separation of a normally implanted placenta
Renal biopsy biopsy of kidney
GERD solids and fluids return to the mouth from the stomach
Renal cell carcinoma cancerous tumor of the kidney in adulthood
Pelvic extenteration complete removal of internal organs in the pelvic region
Ovarian carcinoma malignant tumor of the ovary
Gastrointestinal endoscopy flexible tube placed through the mouth or anus to visualize parts of the gastrointestinal tract
Pancreatitis inflammation of the renal pelvis and renal medulla
Cauterization destruction of abnormal tissue with chemicals or an electrically heated instrument
Gall stones crystallization of cholesterol and other materials to form stones
Cystoscopy visual examination of the urinary bladder
cervicitis chlamydial infection causing inflammation in the lower, neck like portion of the uterus
Ulcerative colitis chronic inflammation of the colon with the presence of ulcers
Wilm's tumor malignant tumor of the kidney occurring in childhood
leiomyoma benign muscle tumors in the uterus
IBS group of GI symptoms associated with stress and tension
Endometrial carcinoma malignant condition of the inner lining of the uterus
Paracentesis surgical puncture to remove fluid from the abdomen
Viral hepatitis inflammation of the liver caused by a virus
lumpectomy removal of a small primary tumor with the remainder of the breast left intact
nephrotic syndrome symptoms caused by excessive protein loss in the urine
carcinoma in situ cancerous tumor cells are localized in a small area
crohn disease chronic inflammation o fthe intestinal tract
colonic polyposis polyps protrude from the mucous membrane of the colon
colposcopy visual examination of the vagina and cervix
colorectal cancer carcinoma of the colon and rectum or both
renal hypertension high blood pressure resulting from kidney disease
ileus failure of peristalsis
hysterosalpingography contrast material is injected into the uterus and fallopian tubes, and x-rays are taken
dialation and curettage widening the cervical opening and scraping the lining of uterus
esophageal varices swollen, toruous veins in the distal portion of the esophagus or upper part of the stomach
placenta previa placenta implantation over the cervical opening
cryosurgery cold temperatures are used to destroy tissue
aspiration withdrawal of fluid by suction with a needle
anal fistula abnormal tube-like passageway near the anus
culdocentesis surgical puncture to remove fluid from the cul-de-sac
choriocarcinoma malignant tumor of the pregnant uterus
mammography recording x-rays of the breast
tubal ligation blocking the fallopian tubes by burning or cutting them and tying them off
dysentery painful, inflamed intestines
gastric carcinoma malignant tumor of the stomach
salpingitis inflammation in the fallopian tubes
volvulus twisting of the intestine upon itself
cirrhosis chronic disease of the liver with degeneration of liver cells
dialysis waste materials such as urea are separated from the bloodstream
hemorrhoids swollen, toruous veins in the rectal region
preeclampsia condition during pregnancy or shortly thereafter, marked by hypertension, proeinuria, and edema
diverticula abnormal side pockets in the intestinal wall
pelvic ultrasonography echoes from sound waves are used to create an image of structures in the region of the hip
conization cone-shaped section of the cervix is removed for diagnosis or treatment of cervical dysplasia
achalasia failure of the lower esophagus sphincter muscle to relax
ovarian cysts collections of fluids within a sac in th eovary
nephrolithiasis kidney stones, renal calculi
Created by: deeloused