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Oral Quiz #2

Medical Terminology

TermDefinition
Oophorectomy surgical removal of one or both ovaries; ovariectomy
Tonsillectomy a surgical operation to remove the tonsils
lithiasis the formation of stony concretion (calculi) in the body, most often in the gallbladder or urinary system.
cholelithiasis presence of gallstones
Carditis inflammation of the heart
Iritis inflammation of the iris of the eye
Bronchogenic of, relating to, or arising in or by way of the air passages of the lungs (of bronchial origin)
Pathogenic capable of producing disease
Cholelithotomy the surgical removal of gallstones by cholecystotomy
Nephrolithotomy incision or opening of a kidney pelvis for removal of a calculus
Myolysis degeneration of muscle tissue
encephalaomalacia the softening or loss of brain tissue after cerebral infarction, cerebral ischemia, infection, craniocerebral trauma, or other injury.
Osteomalacia softening of the bones, typically through a deficiency of vitamin D or calcium
Created by: gsmackay