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Joy of Vocab 7

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appendicitis inflammation of the appendix
arthritis inflammation of the joints
appendix a narrow, blind tube protruding from the cecum, having no known useful function, in humans being 3 to 4 in. (8 to 10 cm) long and situated in the lower right-hand part of the abdomen.
bronchitis inflammation of the lining of the bronchial tubes, which convey air into the lungs
bronchial tubes tubes that convey air into the lungs
bursitis inflammation of a sac, especially of the shoulder or elbow
carditis inflammation of the heart
colitis inflammation of the colon
cystitis inflammation of the urinary bladder
dermatitis inflammation of the skin
encephalitis inflammation of the brain
gastritis inflammation of the stomach
gingivitis inflammation of the gums
hepatitis inflammation of the liver
laryngytis inflammation of the larynx, or voice box
larynx voice box
nephritis inflammation of the kidneys
neuritis inflammation of a nerve
otitis inflammation of the ear
peritonitis inflammation of the peritoneum, the membrane lining the abdominal cavity
peritoneum the membrane lining the abdominal cavity
phlebitis inflammation of a vein
sinusitis inflammation of the sinuses, hollow cavities connected by passageways to the nose
sinuses hollow cavities connected by passageways to the nose
neuralgia pain in a joint
gastric juice juice secreted by glands in the lining of the stomach
dermatologist skin specialist
cardiologis heart specialist
neurology scientific study of the nervous system
hepatoma a tumor of the liver
cardiac a person with a heart ailment
cardiogram a tracing showing the force and form of the movements of the heart
encephalogram a tracing showing the changes in electric potential in the brain
gingival disease disease of or pertaining to the gum
nephrologist kidney specialist
gastrointestinal ailment an ailment that involves both the stomach and the intestines
gastrectomy the surgical removal of all or part of the stomach
hepatectomy the surgical removal of all or part of the liver
phlebotomy the opening of a vein to draw blood from a patient in the treatment of a disease
neurosurgeon a surgeon that performs surgery involving nerves, the spine, and other parts of the nervous system
otology the science of the ear and its diseases
cystoscope an instrument for examining the interior of the urinary bladder
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