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MBC 100 The Language of Medicine, Ch. 1
|RBC or red blood cell
|process of cutting out; removal; resection
|glands that secrete chemicals to the outside of the body. glands that "secrete out"
|procedure for removal or excision of the stomach
|pertaining to the stomach
|process of studying the stomach and intestines, usually small.
|incision of the stomach
|specialist int the study of disorders of the female reproductive system
|study of the diseases of women, particularly those affecting the female reproductive system
|study of blood and blood disorders.
|collection or mass of blood, bruise
|blood protein containing iron; carries oxygen in red blood cells.
|inflammation of the liver
|tumor of the liver
|high levels of sugar in the bloodstream; often associated with diabetes mellitus
|secretion by thyroid gland of a greater than normal amount of thyroxine (thyroid hormone)
|pertaining to under the skin
|pertaining to below the stomach
|low/deficient levels of sugar in the bloodstream.
|pertaining to produced by a treatment or a procedure
|process of cutting into or making an incision
|disease of high numbers of malignant white blood cells
|WBC or white blood cell
|slight increase in white blood cells
|procedure for surgical removal of a kidney
|inflammation of a kidney
|abnormal condition of the kidney
|pertaining to the nerves
|condition of pain of the nerves
|pertaining to the study of the nerves
|study of nerves and nerve disorders
|specialist in the study of tumors, particularly malignant growths
|study of tumors
|medical doctor specializing in the diseases of the eye.
|instrument used by an opthalmologist to visually examine the eyes.
|inflammation of the bone
|inflammation of bones and joints
|incision of a bone
|pertaining to producing disease
|a specialist in the study of disease
|study of disease
|pertaining to the treatment of children
|double layered membrane surrounding the heart
|state of knowledge before the fact; prediction about the outcome of an illness
|"stands before" A gland in men that surrounds the neck of the urinary bladder and urethra. It produces a fluid which, after combining with sperm cells, leaves the body as semen.
|physician who treats the mind an mental disorders.
|study of the mind
|study of x-ray and other energy sources in the diagnosis of disease
|pertaining to the kidney
|removal or excision of an organ or part of the body.
|pertaining to behind the heart.
|inflammation of the nose.
|Tumor (malignant) of fleshy tissue such as bone, muscle, fat, and cartilage.
|pertaining to below the liver.
|platelet; clotting cell
|pertaining to across the liver.
|Specialist in the study of the urinary tract. (Physician specializing in operating on the urinary tract in males and females and on the reproductive tract in males.)
|inflammation of a gland
|tumor of a gland
|a disease condition of a gland
|condition marked by reduction in the number of erythrocytes or in the amount of hemoglobin in blood
|inflammation of a joint
|examination of a body after death (postmortem) to determine the cause of death.
|study of life (living organisms)
|process of removing a small piece of living tissue for microscopic examination.
|pertaining to producing cancer.
|pertaining to the heart
|study of the heart
|pertaining to the head.
|pertaining to the cerebrum (largest part of the brain)
|inflammation of the urinary bladder.
|visual examination of the urinary bladder.
|study of cells.
|inflammation of the skin
|study of the skin
|complete knowledge of a patient's condition
|record of the electricity within the heart
|record of the electricity in the brain
|glands that secrete hormones within the body, directly into the bloodstream
|medical specialist in the diagnosis and treatment of endocrine gland disorders.
|study of the endocrine glands.
|Instrument to visually examine the interior of the body.
|process of visual examination within the body
|inflammation of the small intestine
|disease condition of the intestines, often the small intestine.
|outer layer of the skin; pertaining to above the skin
|pertaining to above the stomach.