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KSS SM 2 Vocab 9

SM 2 Vocab 9

Hemothorax bloody fluid in the pleural cavity
Hernia protrusion of a part of an organ or tissue through an abnormal opening
Histamine powerful inflammatory chemical that causes an increase in vascular permeability as well as vasodilation
Hyperema unusual amount of blood in a body part
Hyperextension extreme stretching of a body part (beyond normal extension)
Hyperglycemia excessively high level of blood sugar
Hyperhidrosis excessive sweating
Hypermobility extreme mobility of a joint
Hypertension high blood pressure
Hyperthermia abnormally high body temperature
Hyperventilation abnormally deep breathing that is prolonged, causing a depletion of carbon dioxide, a fall in blood pressure, and fainting
Hyphemia bleeding in the anterior portion of the eye
Hypoxia lack of an adequate amount of oxygen
Idiopathic cause of a condition is unknown
Impetigo an acute contagious skin disease characterized by vesicles, pustules, and yellowish crusts
Created by: SK Ath Med
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