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ARTHR O JOINT
ARTHROSCOPY PROCESS OF VISUAL EXAMINATION OF A JOINT
CHONDR O CARTILAGE
CHONDROMA BENIGN TUMOR OF CARTILAGE
COST O RIB
COSTOCHONDRITIS INFLAMMATION OF A RIB AND ITS CARTILAGE
CRANI O SKULL
CRANIOTOMY INCISION OF A SKULL
LIGAMENT O LIGAMENT
LIGAMENTOUS PERTAINING TO A LIGAMENT
MY O MUSCLE
MYOSARCOMA TUMOR OF A MUSCLE
MYOS O MUSCLE
MYOSITIS INFLAMMATION OF THE MUSCLE
MUSCUL O MUSCLE
MUSCULAR PERTAINING TO MUSCLES
MYEL O BONE MARROW
MYELODYSPLASIA ABNORMAL DEVELOPMENT OF BONE MARROW
OSTE O BONE
OSTEOMYELITIS INFLAMMATION OF BONE AND BONE MARROW
PELV O PELVIS HIPBONE
PELVIC PERTAINING TO THE PELVIC
SPONDYL O VERTEBRA
SPONDYLOSIS ABNORMAL CONDITION OF THE VERTEBRA OR VERTEBRAE
VERTEBR O VERTEBRA
INTERVERTEBRAL PERTAINING TO LYING BETWEEN TWO BACKBONES
TEN O TENDON
TENORRHAPHY SUTURE OF A TENDON
TENDIN O TENDON
TENDINITIS INFLAMMATION OF A TENDON
ANKYLOSING SPONDYLITIS CHRONIC PROGRESSIVE ARTHRITIS WITH STIFFENING OF JOINTS PRIMARILY OF THE SPINE
CARPAL TUNNEL SYNDROME COMPRESSION OF THE MEDIAN NERVE AS IT PASSES BETWEEN THE LIGAMENT AND THE BONES AND TENDONS OF THE WRIST
GOUTY ARTHRITIS INFLAMMATION OF JOINTS CAUSED BY EXCESSIVE URIC ACID ALSO CALLED GOUT
MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY AN INHERITED DISORDER CHARACTERIZED BY PROGRESSIVE WEAKNESS AND DEGENERATION OF MUSCLES FIBERS
OSTEOPOROSIS DECREASE IN BONE DENSITY WITH THINNING AND WEAKNESS OF BONE POROSIS MEANS CONDITION OF CONTAINING PASSAGES OR SPACES
RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS CHRONIC INFLAMMATION OF JOINTS PAIN SWELLING AND STIFFENING ESPECIALLY IN THE SMALL JOINTS OF THE HANDS AND FEET RHEUMAT O MEANS FLOWING DESCRIPTIVE OF THE SWELLING IN JOINTS
ARTHROPLASTY SURGICAL REPAIR OF A JOINT TOTAL HIP ARTHROPLASTY IS THE REPLACEMENT OF THE HEAD OF THE FEMUR THIGH BONE AND ACETABULUM CUP SHAPED PORTION OF THE HIP SOCKET WITH ARTIFICIAL PARTS PROSTHESES THAT ARE CEMENTED INTO THE BONE
CHEMONUCLEOLYSIS TREATMENT OF A HERNIATED DISK BY INJECTION OF CHYMOPAPIN TO DISSOLVE THE INNER PORTION NUCLEUS OF THE DISK
ENDOSCOPIC DISKECTOMY SURGICAL REMOVAL OF A HERNIATED INTERVERTEBRAL DISK WITH AN ENDOSCOPE
LAMINECTOMY SURGAICAL REMOVAL OF A PORTION OF A VERTEBRA TO ALLOW VISUALIZATION AND REMOVAL OF A PORTION OF A PROTRUDING DISK
MICRSCOPIC DISKECTOMY SURGICAL REMOVAL OF A HERNIATED INTERVEREBRAL DISK WITH AN INCISION THAT IS 1 TO 2 INCHES LONG AND VISUALIZATION OF THE SURGICAL FIELD WITH AN OPERATING MICROSCOPE
VERTEBROPLASTY SURGICAL REPAIR OF VERTEBRAE SPECIAL CEMENT IS INJECTED INTO COMPRESSED BACKBONES TO STRENGTHEN THEM AND TO RELIEVE PAIN
ACL ANTERIOR CRUCIATE LIGAMENT OF THE KNEE
C1-C7 CERVICAL VERTEBRAE
CA CALCUIM
IM INTRAMUSCULAR
L1-L5 LUMBAR VERTEBRAE
NSAID NONSTEROIDAL ANTI INFLAMMATORY DRUG PRESCRIBED TO TREAT JOINT DISORDERS
ORTHO ORTHOPEDICS OR ORTHOPAEDICS
PT PHYSICAL THERAPY
ROM RANGE OF MOTION
T1-T12 THORACIC VERTEBRAE
CRANIUM SKULL
CLAVICLE COLLARBONE
HUMERUS UPPER ARM BONE
RADIUS LOWER ARM BONE ON THE THUMB SIDE
ULNA LOWER ARM BONE LITTLE FINGER SIDE
CARPALS WRIST BONES
METACARPALS HAND BONES
PHALANGES FINGER BONES
SCAPULA SHOULDER BONE
STERNUM BREASTBONE
TARSALS ANKLE BONES
METATARSALS FOOT BONES
FIBULA SMALLER OF THE LOWER LEG BONES
TIBIA LARGER OF THE LOWER LEG BONES
PATELLA KNEECAP
SACRUM LOWER PART OF THE BACKBONE NEAR THE HIP
COCCYX TAILBONE
PELVIS HIP BONE
FEMUR THIGH BONE
RIBS BONES SURROUNDING THE CHEST CAVITY
CRANI O SKULL
ARTHR O JOINT
OSTE O BONE
COST O RIB
PELV O HIP BONE
MY O MUSCLE
TEN O CONNECTS MUSCLES TO BONES
CHONDR O CARTILAGE
SPONDYL O BACKBONE
LIGAMENT O CONNECTS BONES TO OTHER BONES
CEREBELL O CEREBELLUM
CEREBELLAR PERTAINING TO THE CEREBELLUM
CEREBR O CEREBRUM
CEREBRAL PERTINING TO THE CEREBRUM
ENCEPHAL O BRAIN
ENCEPHALITIS INFLAMMATION OF THE BRAIN
MEDULL O MEDULLA OBLONGATA
MEDULLARY PERTAINING TO THE INNER SOFT PART OF AN ORGAN
MYEL O SPINAL CORD
MYELITIS INFLAMMATION OF THE SPINAL CORD
NEUR O NERVE
NEUROPATHY DISEASE OF NERVOUS TISSUE
ALZHEIMER DISEASE BRAIN DISORDER MARKED BY DETERIORATION OF MENTAL CAPACITY DEMENTIA
CEREBROVASCULAR ACCIDENT DAMAGE TO THE BLOOD VESSELS OF THE CEREBRUM LEADING TO LOSS OF BLOOD SUPPLY TO BRAIN TISSUE A STROKE
CONCUSSION BLUNT INJURY TO THE BRAIN SEVERE ENOUGH TO CAUSE LOSS OF CONSCIOUSNESS
EPILEPSY CHRONIC BRAIN DISORDER CHARACTERIZED BY RECURRENT SEIZURE ACTIVITY
GLIOBLASTOMA MALIGNANT BRAIN TUMOR ARISING FROM GLIAL CELLS BLAST MEANS IMMATURE
HEMIPLEGIA PARALYSIS THAT AFFECTS THE RIGHT OR THE LEFT HALF OF THE BODY
MEINGITIS INFLAMMATION OF THE MENINGS MEMBRANCES SURROUNDING THE BRAIN AND SPINAL CORD
MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS DESTRUCTION OF THE MYELIN SHEATH ON THE NERVE CELLS IN THE CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM BRAIN AND SPINAL CORD WITH REPLACEMENT BY PLAQUES OF SCLEROTIC HARD TISSUE
PARAPLEGIA PARALSIS THAT AFFECTS THE LOWER PORTION OF THE BODY
SYNCOPE FAINTING SUDDEN AND TEMPORARY LOSS CONSCIOUSNESS AS A RESULT OF INADEQUATE FLOW OF BLOOD TO THE BRAIN
STEREOTACTIC RADIOSURGERY PLACEMENT IN THE SKULL OF A STEREOTACTIC INSTRUMENT THAT LOCATES A TARGET SUCH AS A TUMOR IN THE BRAIN THEN A HIGH ENERGY RADIATION BEAM GAMMA KNIFE IS DELIVERED TO THAT PRECISE TARGET TO DESTROY THE TISSUE
TRANSCUTANEOUS ELECTRICAL NERVE STIMULATION A BATTERY POWERED DEVICE DELIVERS STIMULATION TO NERVES TO TO RELIEVE ACUTE AND CHRONIC PAIN
AD ALZHEIMER DISEASE
CNS CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM
CSF CEREBROSPINAL FLUID
CVA CEREBROVASCULAR ACCIDENT STROKE
EEG ELECTROENCEPHALOGRAPHY
LP LUMBAR PUNCTURE
MS MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS
TIA TRANSIENT ISCHEMIC ATTACK TEMPORARY INTERFERENCE WITH BLOOD SUPPLY TO THE BRAIN
ADENOID O ADENOID
ADENOIDECTOMY REMOVAL OF THE ADEOIDS
ALVEOL O AIR SAC ALVEOLUS
ALVEOLAR PERTAINING TO AIR SACS WITHIN THE LUNGS
BRONCH O BRONCHIAL TUBE
BRONCHOSCOPY VISUAL EXAMINATION OF THE BRONCHIAL TUBE BY PASSING AN ENDOSCOPE THROUGH THE TRACHEA INTO BRONCHI
BRONCHIOL O BRONCHIOLE
BRONCHIOLITIS INFLAMMATION OF THE BRONCHIOLES
CYAN O BLUE
CYANOSIS BLUISH DISCOLORATION OF THE SKIN DUE TO DEFICIENT OXYGEN IN THE BLOODSTREAM
EPIGLOTTO O EPIGLOTTIS
EPIGLOTTIS INFLAMMATION OF THE EPIGLOTTIS
LARYNG O LARYNX
LARYNGEAL PERTAINING TO THE LARYNX
NAS O NOSE
NASAL PERTAINING TO THE NOSE
RHIN O NOSE
RHINORRHEA DISCHARGE FROM THE NOSE
PHARYNG O PHARYNX
PHARYNGITIS INFLAMMATION OF THE PHARYNX
PHREN O DIAPHRAGM
PHRENIC PERTAINING TO THE DIAPHRAGM
PNEUMON O LUNG
PNEUMONECTOMY REMOVAL OF A LUNG
PULMON O LUNG
PULMONARY PERTAINING TO THE LUNGS
TONSILL O TONSILS
TONSILLITIS INFLAMMATION
TRACHE O TRACHEA
TRACHEOSTOMY OPENING OF THE TRACHEA TO THE OUTSIDE OF THE BODY
ASPHYXIA EXTREME DECREASE IN THE AMOUNT OF OXYGEN IN THE BODY WITH INCREASE OF CARBON DIOXIDE LEADS TO LOSS OF CONSCIOUSNESS OR DEATH
ASTHMA SPASM AND NARROWING OF BRONCHI LEADING TO BRONCHIAL AIRWAY OBSTRUCTION
ATELECTASIS COLLAPSED LUNG
EMPHYSEMA HYPERINFLATION OF AIR SACS WITH DESTRUCTION OF ALVEOLAR WALLS ALONG WITH CHRONIC BRONCHITIS AND ASTHMA EMPHYSEMA IS A TYPE OF CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE
HEMOPTYSIS SPITTING UP FOOD
HEMOTHORAX BLOOD IN THE PLEURAL CAVITY SPACE BETWEEN THE PLEURAL MEMBRANES
PNEUMOCONIOSIS ABNORMAL CONDITION OF DUST IN THE LUNGS
PNEUMONIA INFLAMMMATION AND INFECTION OF ALVEOLI WHICH FILL WITH PUS OR PRODUCTS OF THE INFLAMMATORY REACTION
TUBERCULOSIS AN INFECTIOUS DISEASE CAUSED BY BACTERIA THE LUNGS AND OTHER ORGANS ARE AFFECTED SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS ARE COUGH WEIGHT LOSS NIGHT SWEATS HEMOPTYSIS AND PLEURITIC PAIN
ENDOTRACHEAL INTUBATION A TUBE IS PLACED THROUGH THE NOSE OR MOUTH INTO THE TRACHEA TO ESTABLISH AN AIRWAY DURING SURGERY AND FOR PLACEMENT ON A RESPIRATOR
THORACENTESIS A NEEDLE IS INSERTED THROUGH THE SKIN BETWEEN THE RIBS AND INTO THE PLEURAL SPACE TO DRAIN A PLEURAL EFFUSION
THORACOTOMY INCISION OF THE CHEST TO REMOVE A LUNG OR A PORTION OF A LUNG
TRACHEOSTOMY CREATION OF AN OPENING INTO THE TRACHEA THROUGH THE NECK AND THE INSERTION OF A TUBE TO CREATE AN AIRWAY
CO2 CARBON DIOXIDE GAS EXPELLED FROM THE LUNGS
COPD CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE CHRONIC BRONCHITIS AND EMPHYSEMA
CPR CARDIOPULMONARY RESUSCITATION
CXR CHEST X-RAY
O2 OXYGEN GAS ENTERING THE BLOODSTREAM THROUGH THE LUNGS
PE PULMONARY EMBOLISM BLOCKAGE OF VESSELS IN THE LUNG BY A BLOOD CLOT
PFTS PULMONARY FUNCTION TESTS
SOB SHORTNESS OF BREATH
URI UPPER RESPIRATORY INFECTION
VATS VIDEO-ASSISTED THORACIC SURGERY USING SMALL INCISIONS AND AN ENDOSCOPE
AUR O EAR
AURAL DISCHARGE FLUID OR MATERIAL FROM THE EAR
OT O EAR
OTITIS ABSENCE OF THE LENS OF THE EYE
CUTANE O SKIN
SUBCUTANEOUS PERTAINING TO UNDER THE SKIN
DERM O SKIN
EPIDERMIS OUTER LAYER OF THE SKIN
DERMAT O SKIN
DERMATOLOGY STUDY OF THE SKIN AND ITS DISEASES
MYRING O EARDRUM
MYRINGOTOMY INCISION OF THE EARDRUM
TYMPAN O EARDRUM
TYMPANOPLASTY SURGICAL REPAIR OF THE EARDRUM
OCUL O EYE
OCULAR PERTAINING TO THE EYE
ONYCH O NAIL
ONYCHOYSIS SEPARATING OF A NAIL FROM ITS FOUNDATION
PHAK O LENS OF THE EYE
APHAKIA ABSENCE OF THE LENS OF THE EYE
PIL O HAIR
PILOSEBACEOUS PERTAINING TO HAIR AND ITS ASSOCIATED SEBACCOUS GLAND
RETIN O RETINA
RETINOPATHY DISEASE OF THE ROD AND CONE LAYER OF THE EYE SENSITIVE CELLS AT THE BACK OF THE EYE
TRICH O HAIR
TRICHOPHAGIA HABIT OF EATING HAIR ABNORMAL CRAVING FOR NON FOOD SUBSTANCES
UNGU O NAIL
SUBUNGUAL PERTAINING TO UNDER THE NAIL
ALOPECIA ABSENCE OF HAIR FROM AREAS WHERE IT NORMALLY GROWS BALDNESS
CATARACT CLOUDNESS OPACITY OF THE LENS OF THE EYE CAUSING IMPAIRMENT OF VISION OR BLINDNESS
CONJUNCTIVITIS INFLAMMATION OF THE CONJUNCTIVA
GLAUCOMA INCREASE IN PRESSURE FLUID ACCUMULATION WITHIN THE CHAMBER AT THE FRONT OF THE EYE
MELANOMA MALIGNANT TUMOR OF PIGMENTED CELLS THAT FROM A NERVE IN THE SKIN
NERVUS PIGMENTED LESION IN OR ON THE SKIN A MOLE
STY PUS FILLED INFECTION OF GLANDS NEAR THE EYELID
TINNITUS ABNORMAL NOISE SOUND IN THE EARS
AD RIGHT EAR
AS LEFT EAR
ENT EARS NOSE THROAT
HEENT HEAD EYES EARS NOSE THROAT
OD RIGHT EYE
OS LEFT EYE
PERRLA PUPILS EQUAL ROUND REACTIVE TO LIGHT AND ACCOMMODATION
VA VISUAL ACUITY
VF VISUAL FIELD
CYST O URINARY BLADDER
CYSTOSCOPY VISUAL EXAMINATION OF THE URINARY BLADDER
VESIC O URINARY BLADDER
INTRAVESICAL PERTAINING TO WITHIN THE URINARY BLADDER
NEPHR O KIDNEY
NEPHRITIS INFLAMMATION OF THE KIDNEY
REN O KIDNEY
RENAL PERTAINING TO THE KIDNEY
PYEL O RENAL PELVIS
PYELOGRAM XRAY RECORD OF THE RENAL PELVIS
URETER O URETER
URETERECTOMY RESECTION OF A URETER
URETHR O URETHRA
URETHRITIS INFLAMMATION OF THE URETHRA
ALBUMINURIA ABNORMAL CONDITION OF PROTEIN IN THE URINE
ANURIA ABNORMAL CONDITION OF NO URINE PRODUCTION
DYSURIA PAINFUL URINATION
GLYCOSURIA ABNORMAL CONDITION OF GLUCOSE IN THE URINE
HEMATURIA ABNORMAL CONDITION OF BLOOD IN THE URINE
NEPHROLITHIASIS ABNORMAL CONDITION OF STONES IN THE KIDNEY
RENAL FAILURE CONDITION IN WHICH THE KIDNEYS STOP FUNCTIONING AND DO NOT PRODUCE URINE
UREMIA CONDITION OF HIGH LEVELS OF UREA IN THE BLOOD
DIALYSIS WASTE MATERIALS ARE SEPAREATED FROM THE BLOOD BY A MACHINE ALTERNATIVELY A PERTIONEAL CATHETER DELIVERS A SPECIAL FLUID INTO THE ABDOMINAL CAVITY AND THEN THE FLUID WHICH NOW CONTAINS WASTE MATERIALS THAT HAVE SEEPED FROM THE BLOOD INTO IT IS DRAINED
LITHOTRIPSY SHOCK WAVES ARE BEAMED INTO A PATIENT TO CRUSH URINARY TRACT STONES THE STONE FRAGMENTS THEN PASS OUT OF THE BODY WITH URINE ALSO CALLED ESWL
RENAL TRANSPLANTATION A DONOR KIDNEY IS TRANSFERRED TO A RECIPENT
URINARY CATHETERIZATION A CATHETER IS PASSED THROUGH THE URETHRA AND INTO THE URINARY BLADDER FOR SHORT TERM OR LONG TERM DRAINAGE OF URINE
ARF ACUTE RENAL FAILURE
BUN BLOOD UREA NITROGEN MEASURES KIDNEY FUNCTION
CAPD CONTINOUS AMBULATORY PERITONEAL DISLYSIS
CKD CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE
CRF CHRONIC RENAL FAILURE
HD HEMODIALYSIS
KUB KIDNEYS URETERS BLADDER XRAY WITHOUT CONTRAST
RP RETROGRADE PYELOGRAM
UA URINALYSIS
UTI URINARY TRACT INFECTION
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