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Oral Quiz #8

Medical Terminology

TermDefinition
Hepatitis a disease characterized by inflammation of the liver
Hysterectomy a surgical operation to remove all or part of the uterus.
Ileostomy a surgical operation in which a piece of the ileum is diverted to an artificial opening in the abdominal wall.
Iliofemoral Relating to the ilium and the femur
Leukemia a malignant progressive disease in which the bone marrow and other blood-forming organs produce increased numbers of immature or abnormal leukocytes. These suppress the production of normal blood cells, leading to anemia and other symptoms.
Lipectomy the surgical removal of fatty tissue, especially from the abdomen in obese people.
Lithoscope an instrument for examining calculi in the bladder; a cystoscope.
Meningitis inflammation of the meninges caused by viral or bacterial infection and marked by intense headache and fever, sensitivity to light, and muscular rigidity, leading (in severe cases) to convulsions, delirium, and death.
Metrorrhexis rupture of the uterus.
Myelosarcoma A malignant tumor derived from bone marrow or from one of its cellular elements
Myocardium the muscular tissue of the heart
Nephrosis kidney disease, especially when characterized by edema and the loss of protein from the plasma into the urine due to increased glomerular permeability.
Ophthalmology the branch of medicine concerned with the study and treatment of disorders and diseases of the eye.
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