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Medical Terminology

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Abdominocentesis Surgical puncture of the abdominal cavity to remove fluid.
Gastralgia "Stomach ache" Pain in stomach.
Gastrodynia Pain in the stomach.
Gastritis Inflammation of the stomach.
Arteriomalacia Abnormal softening of the walls of an artery.
Hepatomegaly Abnormal enlargement of the liver.
Arterionecrosis Tissue death of an artery.
Arteriosceloris Abnormal hardening of the walls of an artery.
Arteriostenosis Abnormal narrowing of an artery.
Angiography Process of producing a radiographic study of the blood vessel after an injection.
Angiogram Film produced by Angiography.
Myoplasty Surgical repair of a muscle.
Arthroscopy Visual examination of internal structure of a joint.
Hemorrhage Loss of a large amount of blood in a short time.
Myorrhaphy Surgical suturing of a muscle wound.
Diarrhea Frequent flow of loose or watery stools.
Prenatal Time before birth.
Perinatal Time surrounding birth.
Postnatal Time after birth.
Otorhinolaryngology Study of ears, nose, and throat.
Lithotomy Surgical incision for removal of a stone.
Edema Swelling caused by excess fluid in the body tissue.
Appendicitis Inflammation of the Appendix.
Atheroma Fatty deposits within the wall of an artery.
Arthralgia Pain in a joint.
Appendectomy Surgical removal of the Appendix.
Colostomy Surgical creation of an artificial opening between the colon and the body surface.
Colotomy Surgical incision into the colon.
Pathology Study of all aspects of diseases.
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