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Med Term Competition

Hyperemesis Severe and excessive vomiting
Hyperoria An abnormal condition of the eye in which vision is better for distant objects than for near objects
Hypoventilation Abnormally slow and shallow respiration, resulting in an increased level of carbon dioxide in the blood
Idiosyncratic Unexpected effect prodeuced in a particulary sensitive individual, but not seen in most patients
Ileostomy Surgical construction of an artificial excretory opening through the abdominal wall into the ileum
Ileus Failure of peristalsis with obstruction of intestines
Infarction Area of dead tissue
Intracerebral Occurring or situated within the cerebrum
Intradermal Within or between the layers of the skin
Intramuscular Within a muscle
Intravenous A drug, nutrient solution, or other substance administered into a vein
Ischemia Condition of holding back blood from an organ or tissue
Jaundice Yellowish discoloration of the whites of the eyes, skin, and mucous membranes caused by deposition of bile salts in these tissues. It occurs as a symptom of various diseases, such as hepatitis, that affect the processing of bile
Kaposi's sarcoma Malignant tumor of the skin and connective tissue
Keratosis Excessive development of hard, keratinized tissue on the skin
Kyphosis Abnormal rearward curvature of the spine, resulting in protuberance of the upper back; hunchback
Laceration A jagged wound or cut
Lesion A wound or injury
Leukorrhea White to yellow discharge from vagina
Leukoplakia White plaques on musous membranes and surface of the body
Lordosis An abnormal forward curvature of the spine in the lumbar region
Lou Gehrig's Disease
Lumbago A painful condition of the lower back, as one resulting from muscle strain or a slipped disk
Lymphadenitis Inflammation of lymph nodes
Lymphangioma Benign angioma consisting of a mass of lymphatic vessels, a tumor consisting of a mass of blood or lymphatic vessels
Macular Degeneration A condition in which the cells of the macula lutea degenerate, resulting in blurred vision and ultimately blindness
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