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Hernia

Protrusion of an organ or the muscular walk of and organ through the cavity that normally contains it

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Hiatal hernia

Occurs when the stomach protrudes upward Ito the mediastinum through the esophageal opening in the diaphragm

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Inguinal hernia

Occurs when part of the intestine protrudes downward into the groin region and commonly
Into the scrotal sac in the male

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Cystocele

Part of the urinary bladder herniated through the vaginal as well as a result of weakness is the pelvic muscles

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Rectocele

Protrusion of a portion of the rectum toward the vagina

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Omphalocele

Herniation of the intestines through a weakness in the abdominal wall around the navel occurring in infants at birth

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Streptococcus

Berry shaped bacterium which grows in twisted chains

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Streptococci

Causes strep throat

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Staphylococci

Berry shaped bacteria that grows in small clusters

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Abscess

Collection of pus, white blood cells, and protein that is present at the site of infection

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MRSA (methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus)

Serious staphylococcal condition that is difficult to treat with antibiotics

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Diplococci

Berry shaped bacteria organized in pairs

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Pneumococci

Bacteria phenomena

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Gonococci

Invade reproductive system

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Erythrocytes

Red blood cells

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Hemoglobin

Protein blood

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Leukocytes

White blood cells

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Granulocytes

Polymorphonuclear cells

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Eosinophils

Active increases numbers in allergic conditions

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Basophil

Granules stained blue

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Neutrophils

Granules stained purple