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Flashcards in Chapter 1 & 2 Terms of the Week Deck (12):
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adenopathy

gland disease

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bilateral

pertaining to both sides

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cardiomegaly

enlargement of the heart

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distal

farthest from the point of attachment to the body

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gastroenterology

study of the stomach and small intestine

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inferior

below; toward the feet or tail

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intravenous

inside, within a vein

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myopathy

muscle disease

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neoplasm

new growth/formation; AKA a tumor

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proximal

closest to the point of attachment to the body

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sagittal

divides the body or structure into right and left portions

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superior

above; toward the head