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Histology 9-14

Histology Medical Terms Ch. 9-14

Carcinoma of testes malignant tumor of the testicles
CSF analysis cell counts, bacterial smears, cultures and cytology performed on CSF
Coronary artery disease disease of the arteries surrounding the heart
Pericarditis inflammation of the membrane surrounding the heart
Pulmonary abscess a large collection of pus (bacterial infection in the lungs)
Carcinoma of the prostate malignant tumor of the prostate gland
Atherosclerosis deposition of fatty compounds on the inner linings of arteries
Transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) pieces of prostate gland are removed through the urethra
Endocarditis inflammation of the inner lining of the heart caused by bacteria
hydrocele sac of clear fluid in the scrotum
infarction area of dead myocardial tissue
vasectomy the vas deferens is cut and a piece removed to sterilize a male
mitral valve response improper closure of the mitral valve when the heart is pumping blood
pneumonia acute inflammation and infection of alveoli, which fill with pus or products of the inflammatory reaction
edema swelling due to fluid in tissues spaces
antibody protein substance that helps to neutralize or inactivate antigens
lymphoma malignant tumor of lymph nodes and lymph tissues
bronchogenic carcinoma cancerous tumors arising from a bronchus; lung cancer
bone marrow biopsy a needle is inserted into the bone marrow and marrow is aspirated
thyoma malignant tumor of the thymus gland
pulmonary edema swelling and fluid in the air sacs and bronchioles
sputum material expelled from the chest by coughing or clearing the throat
mediastinum region between the lungs in the chest cavity
pleurisy inflammation of the pleura
pulmonary embolism clot or other material lodges in vessels of the lung
mesothelioma malignant tumor arising in the pleura
COPD chronic condition of persistent obstruction of air flow through the bronchial tubes and lungs
AIDS syndrome associated with the suppression of the immune system
multiple myeloma malignant tumor of bone marrow cells
kaposi's sarcoma malignant condition associated with AIDS, appears as bluish-red skin nodules
tuberculosis an infectious disease caused by mycobacterium tuberculosis
antigen foreign materials that stimulate the production of an antibody
lymphoma malignant tumor of lymph tissue in the spleen and lymph nodes
pleural effusion escape of fluid into the pleural cavity
varicocele enlarged, dilated veins near the testicle
prostatic hyperplasia benign growth of cells within the prostate gland
aneurysm local widening of an artery caused by weakness in the arterial wall
hypertension high blood pressure
pneumothorax accumulation of air or gas in the pleural cavity
thoracentesis insertion of a needle into the pleural space in order to obtain fluid
chronic bronchitis inflammation of the bronchi that persists for along time
BPH benign prostatic hyperplasia
hydrothorax collection of fluid in the pleural cavity
bronchoscopy examination of the bronchial tubes
bronchial alveolar lavage bronchial washings obtained during a bronchoscopy
occlusion closure of a blood vessel
varicose veins abnormally swollen and twisted veins
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