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Exam #2

Body Systems Termimology

TermDefinition
angiogram image or record of a blood vessel
cardiomegaly enlargement of the heart
cardiomyopathy disease of the heart muscle
phlebotomy incision of the vein
vasoconstriction narrowing of a blood vessel
venous pertaining to a vein
adenoidectomy removal of the adenoids
lobectomy surgical removal of one lobe of the lungs
laryngitis inflammation of the voice box
rhinitis inflammation of the nose (nasal cavities)
nasogastric pertaining to the nose and stomach
septoplasty surgical repair of the nasal septum
cerebrum largest part of the brain
cervical pertaining to the neck
craniomalacia softness of the skull
neuralgia nerve pain
cholecystectomy removal of the gall bladder
enzyme chemical that speeds up a reaction
esophageal pertaining to the esophagus
epigastric pertaining to above the stomach
sublingual pertaining to under the tongue
proctoscopy visual exam of the rectum and anus
chondroplasty surgical repair of cartilage
dyskinesia difficulty or abnormality of movement
myositis inflammation of muscle
atrophy decrease in size of organ or tissue
arthrogram x-ray of a joint
cervicodynia neck pain
craniotomy incision, or surgical cutting of the skull
osteoporosis decrease in bone density
cystopexy surgical fixation of the bladder
urinoma cyst or tumor containing urine
nephropathy kidney disease
renomegaly enlargement of the kidney
retroperitoneal posterior to, or behind the peritoneum
uremia excess of urea and other waste in blood
adrenopathy disease of the adrenal glands
hypocalcemia deficient calcium in the blood
endocrinologist one who studies endocrine diseases
glucogenesis production of glucose
pancreatectomy removal of the pancreas
thyroiditis inflammation of the thyroid gland
immunosuppressor agent that suppresses the immune response
lymphoid resembling lymph
pathogen disease-causing agent
splenomegaly enlargement of the spleen
thymectomy removal of the thymus
toxic pertaining to poisons
audiometer instrument to measure hearing
conjuctivits inflammation of the conjunctiva (pinkeye)
anesthesia without sensation
myringotomy incision of an eardrum
intraocular pertaining to within the eye
otoscopy visual examination of the ear
android resembling a (male) human
cervicitis inflammation of the cervix
galactorrhea abnormal discharge of milk
hysterectomy removal of the uterus
dysmenorrheal painful menstruation
neonatal pertaining to newborn
dermatology study of skin and its diseases
subcutaneous pertaining to under the skin
mycosis condition caused by fungus
subungual pertaining to under a nail
Created by: kimmymarieg