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Med Term Definitions

aspirator instrument that suctions fluid or gas
cardiovascular relating to the heart and blood vessels
cataract decreased vision caused by clouding of the lens
diarthroses freely moveable joints
dyspnea difficulty in breathing
diverticulitis inflammation of a diverticulum
dysuria painful urination
hysterectomy surgical removal of the uterus
neuralgia severe pain along a nerve
oncology body knowledge regarding tumors
concussion posttraumatic syndrome, which includes headaches, memory loss, dizziness, and extreme breathing rates.
diabetes mellitus inability to oxidize and utilize carbohydrates because of a lack of insulin
electrocardiogram record of heart activity monitored by electrodes placed on the chest wall
hemoptysis spitting up blood
lymphadenitis inflammation of the lymph nodes
malignant tending to become progressively worse
melanoderma increased amount of melanin in the skin
rotavirus acute viral infection often found in childcare centers and long-term care facilities
pneumonia disease of the lungs
preelampsia disorder of pregnancy characterized by hypertension
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