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Stack #44482

gmi chapter 3

QuestionAnswer
acute short period of time; mild, sudden, sharp.
adenocarcinoma cancerous gland tumor
adenoma tumor of the glands
amniocentesis surgical puncture to remove fluid from the amniotic sac
anastomosis new surgical connection between two previously unconnected bowel parts, vessels or ducts
angiography recording of an artery
angioplasty surgical repair of the blood vessels
arteriosclerosis hardening of the arteries
arthralgia pain of the joints
arthropathy disease of the joints
atherosclerosis hardening of the arteries
axillary pertaining to the armpit
bronchitis inflammation of the bronchial tubes
bronchoscopy vewing of bronchial tubes using an instrument
carcinoma cancerous tumor
cardiomegaly enlarged heart
cardiomyopathy disease of the heart muscle
chemotherapy treatment with chemical or drugs
cholecystectomy removal of the gallbladder
chronic time; pertaining to long term illness
colitis large colon inflammtion
colostomy opening on the outside of the body from the colon
colocolostomy new surgical connection between 2 priviously unconnected portions of the colon.
craniotomy incision into the skull
cystitis inflammation of the urinary bladder
dialysis removing completly; complete seperation waste
electroencephalography record of the electrical activity of the brain
encephalopathy disease of the brain
esophageal pertaining to the esophagus
esophagitis inflammation of the esopohagitis
hematoma collection of blood
hematuria blood in the urine
hemorrhage uncontrollable bleeding
hysterectomy removal of the uterus
infarction area of dead tissue; decreased blood flow to a body flow
inguinal pertaining to the groin
ischemia blockage of blood flow
laparoscopy viewing of the abdomen using an instrument
laparotomy incision of the abdomen
laryngitis inflammation of the larynx
laryngoscopy viewing of the larynx using an instrument
leukemia increase in cancerous white blood cells and the bone marrow
leukocytosis increased white blood cells
mammogram record of the breast
mammography record of the breast exam
mammoplasty surgical repair of the breast
mastectomy removal of the breast
menigitis inflammation of the meninges; highly contagious
menorrhagia increased blood flow during menstrual cycle
myalgia pain of the muscles
myelogram record of the spinal cord by injecting a contrast to the membranes for viewing irregularities or abnormalities
myeloma malignant tumor of bone marrow
myocardial pertaining to the heart muscle
myoma noncancerous tumor in the muscles
myosarcoma cancerous muscle tumor
necrosis dead tissue
nephrosis condition of the kidney
neuralgia nerve pain
oophorectomy removal of the ovary
otalgia ear pain
pelvic pertaining to the pelvis
peritoneal pertaining to the peritonial; the membrane that surrounds the bones
phlebitis inflammation of the veins
phlebotomy incision of the vein
pneumonina pertaining to the lungs
pulmonary pertaining to the lungs
radiotherapy treatment using radiation
renal pertaining to the kidney
rhinoplasty surgical repair of the nose
rhinorrhea runny nose; flow or discharge of fluid from the nose
salpingectomy removal of the fallopian tubes
septicemia blood poisoning; blood infection
thoracentesis surgical puncture to remove fluid from the chest cavity
tonsillectomy removal of the tonsils
tracheostomy an opening on the outside of the body for the throat (trachea)
uremia blood in the urine
vascular pertaining to the blood vessels
erythrocytosis incresed red blood cells
Created by: jcrew0319