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Med term 4

medical terminology

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INTRAUTERINE WITHIN THE UTERUS (WOMB)
EXTRAUTERINE OUTSIDE THE UTERUS
ENDOMETRIUM THE TISSUE THAT FORMS THE LINING OF THE UTERUS
MENSTRUATION (AKA MENSES) THE DISCHARGE OF BLOODY FLUID FROM THE UTERUS AT FAIRLY REGULAR INTERVALS (THE SLOUGHING OFF OF THE ENDOMETRIUM)
COLPOSCOPY USE OF A LOW POWERED MICROSCOPE TO MAGNIFY THE MUCOSA OF THE VAGINA AND THE CERVIX
LAPAROSCOPY EXAMINATION OF THE ABDOMINAL CAVITY THROUGH ONE OR MORE SMALL INCISIONS IN THE ABDOMINAL WALL
LAPAROSCOPE INSTRUMENT USED IN A LAPAROSCOPY
AMENORRHEA ABSENCE OF MENSTRUAL FLOW WHEN IT IS NORMALLY EXPECTED
DYSMENORRHEA PAINFUL MENSTRUATION
MENORRHAGIA EXCESSIVE FLOW DURING MENSTRUATION
METORRHAGIA BLEEDING FROM THE UTERUS AT ANYTIME
ENDOMETRITIS INFLAMMATION OF THE ENDOMETRIUM
FISTULA AN ABNORMAL, TUBE LIKE PASSAGE BETWEEN TWO INTERNAL ORGANS
OOPHORITIS AN INFLAMED CONDITION OF AN OVARY
HYSTERECTOMY SURGICAL REMOVAL OF THE UTERUS
SALPINGECTOMY SURGICAL REMOVAL OF A UTERINE TUBE
SALPINGO-OOPHORECTOMY REMOVAL OF AN OVARY AND IT'S ACCOMPANYING UTERINE TUBE
SALPINGITIS INFLAMMATION OF A FALLOPIAN TUBE
OOPHORECTOMY THE REMOVAL OF AN OVARY OR OVARIES
COLPORRHAPHY SUTURE OF THE VAGINA
LAPAROTOMY AN ABDOMINAL OPERATION; SURGICAL OPENING OF THE ABDOMEN
PARA BEARING OF OFFSPRING (BIRTH)
GRAVIDA WOMAN WHO IS PREGNANT FOR THE FIRST TIME
MASTECTOMY SURGICAL REMOVAL OF A BREAST
MAMMOPLASTY PLASTIC SURGERY TO INCREASE THE SIZE OF THE FEMALE BREAST (REDUCTION MAMMOPLASTY IS PLASTIC SURGERY TO REDUCE THE SIZE OF THE BREAST)
ORCHIDECTOMY SURGICAL REMOVAL OF A TESTICLE
ORCHIOPEXY SURGICAL FIXATION OF AN UNDESCENDED TESTICLE IN THE SCROTUM
PROSTATECTOMY SURGICAL REMOVAL OF THE PROSTATE OR PART OF IT
HYDROCELE ACCUMULATION OF FLUID IN A SACLIKE CAVITY, ESPECIALLY SEROUS TUMORS OF THE TESTES OR ASSOCIATED PARTS
CRYPTORCHIDISM UNDESCENDED TESTICLES; FAILURE OF THE TESTICLES TO DESCEND INTO THE SCROTUM BEFORE BIRTH
ORCHITIS/ORCHIDITIS INFLAMMATION OF A TESTICLE
PROSTATITIS INFLAMMATION OF THE PROSTATE
CONTUSION BRUISE CAUSED BY A BLOW TO THE BODY THAT DOES NOT BREAK THE SKIN
LACERATION A TORN, JAGGED WOUND
DEBRIDEMENT REMOVAL OF FOREIGN MATERIAL AND DEAD OR DAMAGED TISSUE, ESPECIALLY FROM A WOUND
DERMATITIS AN INFLAMMATORY CONDITION OF THE SKIN
URTICARIA (aka HIVES) A SKIN ERUPTION CHARACTERIZED BY WHEALS OF VARYING SHAPES AND SIZES WITH WELL-DEFINED MARGINS AND PALE CENTERS. CAUSES INCLUDE DRUGS, FOODS, AND INSECT BITES
AKINESIA COMPLETE OR PARTIAL LOSS OF MUSCLE MOVEMENT
APHAGIA INABLILITY OR REFUSAL TO SWALLOW
APHASIA ABSENCE OR IMPAIRMENT OF THE ABILITY TO COMMUNICATE THROUGH SPEECH, WRITING, OR SIGNS
CEPHALALGIA HEADACHE
CONCUSSION LOSS OF CONSCIOUSNESS CAUSED BY A BLOW TO THE HEAD
CERBROVASCULAR ACCIDENT (STROKE)NORMAL BLOOD SUPPLY TO THE BRAIN HAS BEEN DISRUPTED (INSUFFICIENT OXYGEN TO BRAIN TISSUE, CAUSED BY HEMORRHAGE, OCCLUSION, OR CONSTRICTION OF THE BLOOD VESSELS THAT NORMALLY SUPPLY OXYGEN TO THE BRAIN)
DIPLOPIA DOUBLE VISION
HEMIPLEGIA PARALYSIS OF ONE SIDE OF THE BODY
HYPEROPIA FARSIGHTEDNESS, AN ERROR OR REFRACTION IN WHICH THE RAYS OF LIGHT ENTERING THE EYE ARE BROUGHT TO A FOCUS BEHIND THE RETINA
MYOPIA NEARSIGHTEDNESS, A DEFECT IN VISION IN WHICH THE RAYS OF LIGHT ENTERING THE EYE ARE BROUGHT TO FOCUS IN FRONT OF THE RETINA
NEUROLYSIS (NERVE DESTRUCTION) RELEASE OF A NERVE SHEATH BY CUTTING IT LONGITUDINALLY; OPERATIVE BREAKING UP OF ADHESIONS SURROUNDING A NERVE; RELIEF OF TENSION ON A NERVE; DISINTEGRATION OF NERVE TISSUE
TRANSIENT ISCHEMIC ATTACK CAUSED BY A BRIEF INTERRUPTION IN CEREBRAL BLOOD FLOW
ADENOMA TUMOR OF A GLAND
EUTHYROID NORMAL THYROID FUNCTION
ABRASION RESULTS WHEN SKIN IS SCRAPED OR RUBBED AWAY BY FRICTION
NEURALGIA PAIN OF A NERVE
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