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Medical Terms Set 1

Adenectomy Excision of the glands
Amniocentesis Surgical puncture of the amnion to extract amniotic fluid
Carcinoma Cancerous tumor
Chirospasm Twitching of the hand
Dilatation The process of expanding
Edema Swelling
Lithotripsy Surgical crushing of kidney stones
Mucoid Something resembling mucus
Neuralgia Nerve pain
Neurectomy Excision of the nerve
Ophthalmopathy Disease of the eye
Pathologist Disease specialist
Proteinase Enzyme that breaks down protein
Urologic Pertaining to urine or the urinary tract
Anaerobic Absence of oxygen
Asymptomatic Absence of symptoms
Cyanosis Condition where the skin is blue
Dermal Relating to the skin
Electrocardiogram Electrical activity recording of the heart
Erythrocyte Red blood cells
Hyperthermia Excessive body heat
Leukocyte White blood cells
Lipoma Tumor of fatty tissue
Microscopy Process of visually examining small objects
Mycology Study of fungus
Narcolepsy Condition of excessive daytime sleepiness
Pyoderma Pus in the skin
Malignant Tendency of a medical condition to become worse
Dystrophy Difficulty in growth
Ophthalmitis inflammation of the eye
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