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gmi chap 5

anesthesiology studfy of how provide loss of sensation during surgery or surgical procedures
cardiologist one who specializes in disorders of the heart
cardiovascular surgeon one who operates o the heart.
clinical involving patient care
colorectal surgeon one who operates on the rectum or colon
colostomy new surgical opeining outside the body for the colon
dermatologist one who specializes in skin disorderss
dermatology one who studies the skin
emergency medicine immediate action for care of patients
endocrinologist one who studies disorders of the endocrine glands
enteritis inflammation of the intestines
family practitioner primary care physician
gastroenterologist one who specializes in te stomach and intestine disorders
gastroscopy the process of viewing the stomach using a scope
geriatric pertaining to the treatment the older aged generation
geriatrician one who specializes in the treatment of the older aged generation
gynecologist one who studies disorders of females
gynecology study of female disorders
hematologist one who specializes in blood and blood disorders
hematoma collection of blood centralized in one area. a bruise or black and blue mark.
iatrogenic pertaining to a pts. abnormal condition that results unexpectedly from a specific treatment: a allegic reaction
infectious disease disorders that are caused by bacteria. usuall very contagious
internal medicine branch of medicine specializing int he diagnois of disorders and treatment with drugs.
laryngitis inflammation of the voice box
lymphadenopathy disease of the lymph glands
nephrologist one who specializes in the disorders of the kidneys
nephrostomy new opening on the outside of the body for the kidney
neuralgia nerve pain
Urologist one who specializes in disorders of the kidney
neurosurgeon one who operates on the brain or nerves
nosocomial hospital stay accquired infections
obstetrician one who delivers babies
obstetrics the branch of medicine that pertains to the care and well being of women during pregnancy and post partum
oncogenic pertaining to growing cancerous tumors
oncologist one who specializes in cancer treatment
opthalmologist one who specializes in the treatment of eye disorders
othalmology the study of the eye
optician one who fill prescriptions for glasses
optometrist one who examines the eyes
orthopedist one who corrects disorders of the musculoskeletal system
otitis inflammation of the ear
otolaryngologist one who specializes in the disorders of the ear, nose and throat
pathologist one who specializes in the examing dead tissues and performs autopsy
pathology the study of the dead tissues and dead bodies
pediatric pertaining to the treatment of children
pediatrician one who treats children and childhood diseases
psychiatrist one who treats people with mental disorders of the mind
psychosis conditon of the mind that has loss a sense of reality
pulmonary specialist one who specializes in the treatment of lung and breathing disorders
radiation oncologist one who performs radiology treatment for cancer patients
radiologist one who reads x-ray reports to diagnose ailments
radiotherapy radiaton treatment
rectocele hernia in the rectum into the vagina
research lab investigations of medical problems
rheumatologist one who studies disorders of the joints
rheumatology the study of the swelling of joints and connective tisues
rhinorrhea the discharge of the nose
surgery branch of medicine that treats disease by manual or operative means
thoracic surgeon one who performs surgery on the chest cavity
thoracotomy to cut into the chest cavity
urologist one who studies disorders of the urinary system
vasculitis inflammation of the blood vessels
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