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Medical terms 1

Definition of medical terms

Acromegaly An abnormal condition of oversize extremities
Acrocyanosis Abnormal blueness of the extremities
Adenoma Tumor of the glands
Adenitis Inflammation of the glands
Adenectomy Excision (cutting) of the glands
Biology The study of life
Biopsy The process of viewing of living tissue under microscope.
Carcinoma A cancerous tumor
Cardiology the study of the heart
Carditis Inflammation of the heart
Cephalic Presentation a “head first” position for the delivery of an infant
Cytology The study of cells
Cyanosis An abnormal condition of blueness
Dermatologist A specialist in skin diseases
Dermatitis Inflammation of the skin
Acrodermatitis Inflammation of extremities' skin
Duodenum first part of the intestine
Duodenotomy Incision into the duodenum
Gastritis Inflammation of the stomach
Gastroduodenostomy Forming a new opining between the stomach and duodenum
Hyperglycemi A condition of high blood sugar
hepatitis Inflammation of the liver
Leukoderma A condition of abnormally white skin
Leukemia A condition of abnormally white blood
Megalogastria Oversized stomach
Microcephaly A condition of abnormally undersized head
Neurology The study of the nervous system
Osteitis Inflammation of the bone
Oncology The study of tumour
Oncologist A specialist in tumours
Ophthalmology The study of the eyes
Pathologist a specialist who studies the causes and effects of diseases
radiology A branch of medicine that uses radiant energy in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases
rhinitis Inflammation of the nose
sarcoma A flesh tumor
thrombocyte Clotting blood cells
Urology The study of the urinary tract, urine
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