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Adenoma

Tumour of a gland

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Adenitis

Inflammation of a gland

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Arthritis

Inflammation of a joint

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Biology

The study of life

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Biopsy

The process of studying living tissue

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Carcinoma

Cancerous tumour

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Cardiology

The study of the heart

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Cephalic

Pertaining to the head

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Cerebral

Pertaining to the cerebrum

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Incision

The process of cutting into something

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Excision

The process of cutting something out

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Endocrine gland

Glands that secrete through ducts inside the body

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Cystoscopy

The process of viewing the urinary bladder

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Cyctology

The study of blood cells

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Dermatitis

Inflammation of the skin

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Hypodermic

Under the skin

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Electrocardiogram

Electrical recording of cardiac activity

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Electroencephalogram

Electrical recording of brain activity

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Enteritis

Inflammation of the intestines

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Erythrocyte

Red blood cell

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Gastrectomy

Removal of the stomach

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Gastrotomy

The process of cutting the stomach

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Hyperglycemia

Above normal blood sugar levels

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Diagnosis

Complete knowledge of a condition. "State of complete knowledge"

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Prognosis

Prediction of a condition. "Knowledge before"

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Gynecology

Study of a woman

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Hematology

Study of blood

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Hematoma

A collection of blood

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Hemoglobin

Blood protein that carries oxygen

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Hepatitis

Inflammation of the liver

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Iatrogenic

Pertaining to a what is produced by a physician or treatment received. These are adverse conditions that are a result of medical intervention.

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Leukocyte

White blood cell

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Dermatology

The study of the skin

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Nephritis

Inflammation of the kidney

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Nephrology

The study of the kidney

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Neurology

The study of the nerves

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Oncology

The study of a tumour

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Oncologist

A doctor that specializes in the study of tumours

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Ophthalmoscope

An instrument that helps with visual examination of the eye

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Osteitis

Inflammation of the bone

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Osteoarthritis

Degeneration of bones and joints accompanied by inflammation

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Pathology

The study of disease

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Pathologist

A doctor that studies disease, as well as looks at dead bodies to determine the cause of death

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Pediatric

A child doctor

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Psychology

The study of the mind

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Psychiatrist

A doctor of the mind

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Radiology

The study of x-rays

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Renal

Pertaining to the kidneys

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Rhinitis

Inflammation of the nose

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Sarcoma

A malignant tumour of the skin

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Resection

To cut back

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Thrombocyte

Platelets that form a blood clot

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Urology

The study of the urinary tract

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-ac

Pertaining to

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-al

Pertaining to

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-algia

Pain

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-cyte

Cell

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-ectomy

Excision, removal

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-emia

Blood condition

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-genic

Pertaining to, producing, produced in, or produced by

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-globin

Protein

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-gram

Record

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-ic, ical

Pertaining to

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-ion

Process

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-ist

Specialist

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-itis

Inflammation

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-logy

Process of study

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-oma

Tumour, mass, swelling

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-opsy

Process of viewing

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Arthralgia

Joint pain

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Nephrectomy

Removal of the kidney

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Leukemia

A white blood cell condition (cancer)

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Cancinogenic

Cancer that is produced or as a result of an outside factor

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Iatrogenic

Adverse conditions as a result of medical treatment

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-osis

An abnormal condition

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-pathy

Disease condition

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-scope

Instrument to visually examine

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-scopy

The process of visually examining using an instrument

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-sis

State of, or condition

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-tomy

The process of cutting

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-y

Process

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a-, an-

No, not, without

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aut-, auto-

Self, own

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dia-

Complete, through

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endo-

Within

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epi-

Above, upon

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ex-, exo-

Out, outside of, outward

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hyper-

Excessive, above normal

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hypo-

Deficient, below normal

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in-

Into, in

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peri-

Surrounding

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pro-

Before, forward

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re-

Back, backward

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retro-

Behind

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sub-

Below, under

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trans-

Across, through