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20 Medical terms

TermDefinition
Arthralgia Ar-THRAL-jah Pain in the joints
Kyphosis Kai-FOH-sis Abnormally excessive curvature of the spine
Bradykinesia Bray-dih-kih-NEE-zhah Slowness of movement
Insomnia In-SOM-nee-ah The inability to sleep.
Encephalitis In-SEF-ah-LAI-tis Inflammation of the brain
Hematoma HEE-mah-TOH-mah Localized collection of blood that is located outside of the blood vessels.
Ankylosis An-kih-LOH-sis Stiffness of a joint
Hyperopia HAI-per-oh-pee-ah Farsightedness
Myopia Mai-oh-pee-ah Nearsightedness
Cerebellitis Ser-eh-bell-AI-tis Inflammation in the cerebellum
Myoplasty MAI-oh-PLAS-tee reconstruction of the muscle
Ataxia ah-TAK-see-ah lack of coordination
Duritis dur-AL-tis inflammation of the dura
Hyperacusis HAI-per-ah-KOO-sis sensitive hearing
Arthroscopy ar-THROW-skoh-pee Procedure of looking into a joint
Osteometry aw-stee-AW-meh-tree Procedure for measuring bone
Bradykinesia Bray-dih-kih-NEE-zhah slow momement
Ototoxic OH-to-TOK-sik A drug that causes damage to the ear making it difficult to hear
Xanthoderma Zan-thoh-DER-mah yellowish tint in the skin
Presbycusis PREZ-bih-KOO-sis losing of hearing due to old age
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