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Chapter 2 Med term

Vocab words homework flash cards

word term, word parts
Acute Just started recently or is a sharp, severe symptom ah-KYOOT
Exacerbation It is getting worse ek-SAS-er-BAY-shun
Alert Able to answer questions; responsive; interactive ah-LERT
Unremarkable Another way of saying normal un-ree-MARK-ah-bul
Auscultation To listen aws-kul-TAY-shun
Differential Diagnosis A list of conditions the patient may have based on the symptoms exhibited and the results of the exam dih-fer-EN-shal DAI-ag-NOH-sis
Idiopathic No known specific cause; it just happens ih-dee-oh-PA=thik
Etiology The cause ee-tee-AW-loh-jee
Palliative Treating the symptoms, but not actually getting rid of the cause PA-lee-ah-tiv
Prophylaxis Preventive treatment PROH-fuh-LAK-sis
Created by: cmoore19