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Ather/o

Plaque or fatty substance

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Athr/o

Joint

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Ectomy

Surgical removal

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Ostomy

Surgical creation of artificial opening to the body surface

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Otomy

Cutting or surgical incision

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Fissure

Groove or crack like sore of the skin

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Fistula

Abnormal passage between 2 organs or leading to surface of body

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Ileum

Longest portion of small intestine

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Ilium

Part of hip bone

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Infection

Invasion of the body by a pathogenic organism

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Inflammation

Localized response to an injury

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Laceration

A torn or jagged wound

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Lesion

Pathologic change of tissue that leads to disease

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Mucous

Membrane that lines body cavity

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Mucus

Fluid secreted by the mucous membranes

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Ologist

Means specialist

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Ology

Means study of

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Myc/o

Fungus

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My/o

Muscle

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Palpation

Exam using hands

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Palpitation

Pounding or racing heart

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Prostate

A male gland under the bladder surrounding the urethra

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Prostrate

To collapse or be laying flat

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Pyel/o

Renal pelvis,part of kidney

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Py/o

Pus

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Pyr/o

Fever or fire

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Viral

Pertaining to a virus

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Virile

Having nature or qualities of a young male

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Arteri/o

Artery