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Oral Quiz #5

Medical Terminology

TermDefinition
Adenectomy surgical removal of a gland
Adenoma a benign tumor formed from glandular structures in epithelial tissue.
Aerated introduce air into (a material)
Aeroneurosis a functional disorder of airplane pilots characterized by anxiety and various psychosomatic disturbances, caused by insufficient oxygen at high altitudes and the emotional tension of flying.
Angiotomy Sectioning of a blood vessel, or the creation of an opening into a vessel prior to its repair.
Angitis Inflammation of the walls of a blood vessel (arteritis, phlebitis) or lymphatic vessel (lymphangitis).
Arthralgia pain in a joint
Arthritis painful inflammation and stiffness of the joints
Blepharedema Edema of the eyelids, often causing a swollen and puffy appearance; causes may be allergic, inflammatory, infectious, circulatory (for example, cicatricial), posttraumatic, postsurgical, or secondary to ocular conditions
Blepharoplasty surgical repair or reconstruction of an eyelid.
Phonocardiography involves picking up, through a highly sensitive microphone, sonic vibrations from the heart which are then converted into electrical energy and fed into a galvanometer, where they are recorded on paper.
Electrocardiogram a tracing representing the heart's electrical action derived by amplification of the minutely small electrical impulses normally generated by the heart.
Cerebral of the cerebrum of the brain
Cerebromalacia abnormal softening of the substance of the cerebrum.
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