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MBC 100 The Language of Medicine, Ch. 4
|Muscle that draws a limb away from the body.
|Pertaining to away from rule, order.
|Muscle that draws a limb toward the body.
|Endocrine glands above the kidney.
|Process of building up proteins in cells.
|Separation of a substance into various parts.
|ante cibum (a.c.)
|Chemical substance that has the ability to inhibit or destroy foreign substances (antigens) in the blood.
|Substance that stimulates the production of antibodies.
|Destruction of microorganisms to prevent infection.
|Substance produced against a toxin (poison); an antibody.
|Antibodies that are produced against an individual's own normal cells.
|Branching or forking into two parts.
|Pertaining to both or two sides.
|Cellular process of breaking down of a complex substance into simple compounds. Energy is released to do the work of the cell.
|Abnormality present at birth; birth defect.
|Tissue that supports and binds other tissues and parts. Examples are bone, cartilage, muscle or fibrous tissues.
|A factor that prohibits the administration of a drug or procedure in the care of a patient.
|Affecting the opposite side of a part of the body.
|Excessive loss of water.
|Separation of nitrogenous wastes from the blood when the kidneys no longer function.
|Measurement between opposite points on the periphery of a circular body part.
|Frequent passage of loose, watery stools.
|Condition of painful intestines (often caused by bacterial infection).
|Condition of abnormal formation.
|Pregnancy that is not in the normal location (uterus); a fallopian tube is the most common ectopic site.
|Inner lining of the heart.
|Instrument to visually examine the interior of the body.
|Pertaining to within the trachea
|Layer of cells covering the external surface of the body and lining the hollow tubes within the body.
|Exaggerated feeling of well-being; elevated mood, "high."
|Normal thyroid function.
|Protrusion of the eyeball (proptosis); symtom of hyperthyroidism.
|Removal (resection) of half the tongue.
|High levels of sugar in the bloodstream; often associated with diabetes mellitus.
|Condition of increased formation of cells.
|Increase in size of tissue or an organ due to increase in size of individual cells.
|Placement of a needle below the skin.
|Low/deficient levels of sugar in the bloodstream.
|Process of cutting into.
|Pertaining to below the ribs.
|Pertaining to without sleep.
|Pertaining to between the ribs.
|Pertaining to within a vein.
|Condition of a larger than normal head.
|General feeling of bodily discomfort.
|Pertaining to beyond the wrist; hand bones.
|Condition of change of shape or form.
|Spread of a malignant tumor beyond its orignal location to a distant site.
|Instrument to view small objects.
|Pertaining to a new birth.
|Deficiency of all (blood) cells.
|Destruction of nerve tissue leading to loss of sensation or motion in a part of the body.
|Four endocrine glands on the posterior (dorsal) region of the thyroid gland.
|Pertaining to through the skin.
|Double-layered membrane surrounding the heart.
|Pertaining to a multi-lobed nucleus (in granulocytic white blood cells).
|Inflammation of many nerves.
|Pertaining to occurring before a malignant condition.
|Pertaining to before birth.
|Symptom that appears before the onset of a more serious illness. An example is the fever that signals the onset of a viral illness.
|Sliding forward or downward.
|An artificial substitute for a missing body part.
|Insertion of a gene (region of DNA) from an organism into the DNA of another organism.
|Sliding or falling back; as in recurrence of symptoms or decline after apparent recovery.
|Disappearance of symptoms of disease.
|Pertaining to behind the peritoneaum (membrane surrounding the abdominal cavity).
|Pertaining to under the skin.
|Pertaining to above pubic bones.
|Close association between organisms of different species or a state in which two people are emotionally dependent on each other.
|Equality of parts, literally measured together.
|Bones that grow together separated by a piece of fibrocartilage.
|A subjective change in condition as perceived by the patient.
|Fusion of fingers or toes; a congenital anomaly.
|Group of symptoms that occur together indicating a particular condition or disorder.
|Combination of simple substance to create something new and more complex.
|Excessively fast breathing.
|Transfer of blood from one person to another.
|Pertaining to across or through the urethra.
|The use of high frequency sound waves to produce a record or picture of an organ or tissue.
|Pertaining to one side.