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skin disease containg pus pyoderma
flexible air sac where gas exchange occurs alveoli
bening growth of fat cells lipoma
producing/containg pus purulent
accidental cut into the skiin laceration
pus in the chest cavity pyothorax
acts as a lid over the entrance to the trachea epiglottis
interruption of breathing resulting in a lack of oxygen asphsyxiation
inflammation of oncnnective tissue cellulitis
localized collection of pus abscess
production and secretion of sweat hidrosis
tumor/growth of pigmented skin melanoma
skin paleness pallor
removal of tissue and foreign material to aid healing debridement
growth of mass protrudinf from a mucous membrane polyp
the word part found at the beginning of a word prefix
word part found at the end of a word suffix
word part that gives essential meaning root
prefix relating to the color white leuco-
suffix meaning surgical removal -ectomy
procedural suffix meaning separation/breakdown -lysis
preix meaning all -pan
conditional suffix meaning abnormal hardening -sclerosis
prefix meaning difficult, painful, bad dys-
suffix meaning flow/discharge -rrhea
intact female cat queen
intact female dog bitch
castrated (at a young age) male bovine steer
intact male cat tom
intac male goose gander
combining form for cartilage chondr/o
combining form for tendon tendin/o
combining form for ligament ligament/o
combining form for rib cost/o
combining form for muscle my/o
combining form for fascia fasci/o
combining form for fibrous tissue fibr/o
combining form for bone oss/i
combining form for joint arthr/o
large socket of the pelvic bone acetabulum
band of fibrous connective tissue that connects bone to bone ligament
surgical removal of a muscle/muscle part myopathy
curved fibrous cartilage found in some synovial joints meniscus
abnormal development of the pelvic joint causing the head of the femur and the acetabulum to not be aligned hip dysplasia
combining form for the small intestine enter/o
combining form for mouth stomat/o
combining form for tongue lingu/o
combining form for stomach gastr/o
combining form for ileum ile/o
combining form referring to the anus and rectum collectively proct/o
Dx diagnosis
IV intravenous
narrow passage between the stomach and the duodenum pylorus
term referring to the grasping of food prehension
elongated mandible/mandible that is overshot prognathia
shortened mandible/mandible that is undershot bradygnathia
series of wavelike contractions of smooth muscles peristalsis
mixes and thus delays the movement of ingestia segmentation
breaks food into smaller pieces and mixes the ingesta with saliva mastication
inflammation of the urinary bladder cystitis
examination of the components of urine urinalyasis
term meaning frequent urination pollakiuria
blood in the urine hematoruria
term meaning no urine production oliguria..
abnormal hardening of the kidneys nephrosclerosis
disease of the heart muscle cardiomyopathy
control of bleeding hemostasis
the contraction phase of the heartbeat systole
localized area of necrosis caused by interrupted blood supply infarct
widening of a vessel vasodilation
constant internal environment homeostasis
functional unit of the kindey nephron
excessive thirst polydipsia
collection of blood hematoma
blood flow through the tissues perfusion
excessive urination at night nocturia
hormone produced by the kidney that stimulates red blood cell production erythropoietin
the presence of ureao/other nitrogenous elements in the blood azotemia
w/o pain analgesia
w/o coordination "stumbling" ataxia
involuntary movement of the eye nystagmus
protective covering voer some nerve cells of CNS myelin
pupillary dilation mydriasis
repetitive, rhythmic contraction of limb/facial muscles myoclonus
space b/t two neurons/neuron and receptor synapse
decrease level of oxygen in the blood hypoxia
condition of low Ph acidosis
chemical substance, that controls cardia rhythm and reproductive timing melatonin
regulator of the endocrine system hypothalamus
inflammation of the joint arthritis
auditory ossicle known as the stirrup stapes
accumulation of fluid in intracellular tissue edema
auditory ossicle known as the hammer malleus
earwax cerumen
"master" and base of the brain pituitary
study of hormones endocrinology
complete suppression of urine production anuria
difficult/painful urination dysuria
condition of normal thyroid function euthyroidism
connective tissue brain and spinal cord are encased in meninges
skin condition characterized by overproduction of oil (sebum) seborrhea
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