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Definition
Aberrant   To wander  
Abdominal   Of, or pertaining to the abdomen  
Abdominocentesis   Surgical puncture of the abdomen  
Abduction   Movement away from  
Adduction   Movement towards  
Cardiocentesis   Surgical puncture of the heart  
Cephalic   Of, or pertaining to the head  
Cholecystectomy   Excision of the gallbladder  
Cholecystitis   Inflammation of the gallbladder  
Cholelithotomy   Incision into the gallbladder to remove stones  
Craniectomy   Surgical procedure to excise part of the cranium  
Cranioplasty   Surgical repair of the cranium  
Craniotomy   Surgical incision into the cranium  
Cranium   Skull  
Cystitis   Inflammation of the bladder  
Cystocele   Hernia of the bladder  
Cystotomy   Surgical incision into the bladder  
Diplococci   Coccis growing in paire  
Hydrocephalus   Build-up of fluid in the skull  
Hydrophobia   Abnormal fear of water  
Hydrotherapy   Water therapy  
Lithogenesis   Development/growth of calculus  
Lithotomy   Surgical incision to remove calculus  
Otalgia   Earache  
Otitis   Inflammation of the ear  
Otorrhea   Discharge of the ear  
Pelvic   Of, or pertaining to the pelvis  
Pelvimetry   Measurement of the pelvis  
Pyogenic   Production of pus  
Pyorrhea   Discharge of pus  
Rhinitis   Inflammation of the nose  
Rhinoplasty   Surgical repair of the nose  
Rhinorrhea   Discharge from the nose  
Staphylococci   Clusters  
Streptococci   Twisted chains  
Thoracic   Pertaining to the thorax  
Thoracocentesis   Surgical puncture of the thorax (chest cavity)  
Thoracoplasty   Surgical repair of the thorax (chest cavity)  
Thoracotomy   Incision into the thorax (chest cavity)  


   


 
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