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Medical Conditions

Gadsden Jobcorps Medical Conditions

TermDefinition
analgesic without pain
antepartum before delivery
bifocal two lenses
bradycardia slow pulse, heartbeat
contraceptive prevents pregnancy
disinfected free from microorganisms
dysuria painful urination
endoscope instrument for examining the inside of an organ
epidermis outer layer of skin
erythrocyte red blood cell
exhale to breathe out
hemisphere one of two parts of the brain
hypertension high blood pressure
hypotension low blood pressure
interdisciplinary between disciplines
leukocyte white blood cell
malformed badly made
microscopic too small for the eye to see
oliguria small amount of urine
pathology study of disease
perforate to make a hole through
pericardium sac around the heart
polyuria much urine
postmortem period after death
prenatal period before birth
subcutaneous beneath the skin
suprapelvic located above the pelvis
tachycardia rapid heartbeat
abdominal pertaining to the abdomen
adenitis inflammation of a gland
angioplasty surgical repair of a vessel using a balloon
arteriosclerosis hardening of artery walls
arthrotomy cut into a joint
brachial pertaining to the arm
bronchopneumonia inflammation of the lungs
cardiology study of the heart
cerebrospinal pertaining to the brain and spinal cord
cephalalgia headache
cholecystitis inflammation of the gallbladder
colonoscopy examination of the large intestine or colon with a scope
costochondral pertaining to a rib
craniotomy cutting into the skull
cyanosis blue, gray, or purple tinge to the skin due to lack of oxygen in the blood
cystitis inflammation of the bladder
dermatitis inflammation of the skin
duodenal pertaining to the duodenum, the first part of the small intestine
encephalitis inflammation of the brain
gastritis inflammation of the stomach
gerontology study of the aged
glucometer device used to measure blood glucose
glycosuria glucose (sugar) in the urine
gynecology study of diseases of the female reproductive organs
hematuria blood in the urine
hepatomegaly enlargement of the liver
hysterectomy surgical removal of the uterus
leorrhaphy surgical repair of the ileum
laryngectomy excision of the larynx
lymphocyte type of white blood cell
mammogram x-ray of the breast
mastectomy excision of the breast
melanoma mole or tumor, may be cancerous
meningitis inflammation of the membranes of the spinal cord and brain
necrotic dead tissue
nephrectomy removal of a kidney
neuritis inflammation of a nerve
oncology study of tumors
ophthalmologist eye doctor
osteoarthritis disease of the joints
otology science of the ear
pharyngitis inflammation of the throat, sore throat
phlebitis inflammation of a vein
tachypnea rapid breathing
pneumonia inflammation of the lungs
podiatrist foot doctor
proctology study of the rectum
pulmonary relating to the lungs
splenomegaly enlarged spleen
stomatitis inflammation of the mouth
thermoplegia heatstroke
thoracotomy incision into chest wall
thrombus blood clot blocking a vessel
toxicology study of poisons
tracheostomy incision to make an artificial airway
urethritis inflammation of urethra
leukocyte white blood cell
splenectomy removal of spleen
hyperemesis excessive vomiting
anemia lack of red blood cells
hyperthyroidism condition caused by an excessive production of thyroid hormones
stomatitis inflammation of the mouth
hematology study of the blood
splenomegaly enlarged spleen
halitosis bad breath
laparotomy cutting into the abdomen
myopathy disease of the muscle
leukopenia a lack of white blood cells
dysphagia difficulty swallowing
aphasia absence of speaking
acrophobia fear of heights
paraplegia paralysis of lower portion of the body
hemorrhage excessive flow of blood
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