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Movement of a bone away from the midline of the body

Abduction

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Excision of a gland

Adenectomy

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Located on top of kidneys; secrete hormones

Adrenal Glands

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Enlargement of one or both of the adrenal glands

Adrenomegaly

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Inflammation or bleeding of the middle ear- caused by difference between the air pressure in the middle ear & that of the atmosphere

Aerotitis Media

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Condition characterized by absence of pigment in the skin, hair, & eyes

Albinism

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Presence in the urine of serum albumin

Albuminuria

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Partial or complete loss of hair

Alopecia

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Absence of menstrual flow

Amenorrhea

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W/O sensitivity to pain

Analgesia

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Surgical joining of 2 ducts, blood vessels, or bowel segments to allow flow from one to the other

Anastomosis

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Medical specialty dedicated to the treatment of male infertility & sexual dysfunction

Andriatrics

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Severe pain & constriction about the heart, usually radiating to the left shoulder & down the left arm, creating a feeling of pressure in the anterior chest

Angina Pectoris

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Spasmodic contraction of a blood vessel w/ increase in blood pressure

Angiospasm

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Abnormal condition of blood characterized by RBCs of variable & abnormal size

Anisocytosis

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Severe restriction of tongue movement as a result of fusion or adherence of the tongue to the floor of the mouth

Ankyloglossia

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Immobility & consolidation of a joint due to disease, injury, or surgical procedure

Ankylosis

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Lack or loss of appetite, resulting in the inability to eat

Anorexia

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Abnormal forward bending of an organ or part; The normal forward curvature of the uterus

Anteflexion

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Complete suppression of urine formation & excretion

Anuria

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Refusal or inability to swallow

Aphagia

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Absence of the lens of the eye

Aphakia

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Inability to communicate through speech, writing, or signs, because of an injury to or disease in certain areas of the brain

Aphasia

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Absence of spontaneous respiration

Apnea

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Pertaining to the abdomen

Abdominal