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arthrocentesis

surgical puncture of a joint

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osteoclasis

surgical fracture of a bone

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arthrodesis

fixation of a joint

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appendectomy

removal of the appendix

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thrombolysis

destruction of blood clots

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mastopexy

fixation of the breast

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rhinoplasty

surgical repair of the nose

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myorrhaphy

suture of a muscle

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tracheostomy

forming of the opening of the trachea

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osteotome

instrument to cut a bone

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tracheotomy

incision of the trachea

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lithotripsy

crushing of a stone

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electrocardiogram

record of the electrical activity of the heart

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cardiograph

instrument for recording the heart

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angiography

process of recording a vessel

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pelvimeter

instrument for measuring the pelvis

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pelvimetry

act of measuring the pelvis

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endoscope

instrument for examining within the body

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endoscopy

visual examination within the body

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neuralgia

pain in a nerve

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otodynia

ear pain

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hepatocele

hernia/swelling of the liver

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bronchiectasis

dilation or expansion of the bronchus (lung)

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lymphedema

swelling of the lymph nodes

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hyperemesis

excessive vomiting

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anemia

condition without blood

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cholelithiasis

abnormal condition of gall or bile stones

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gastritis

inflammation of the stomach

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cholelith

gall or bile stones

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chondromalacia

softening of the cartilage

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cardiomegaly

enlargement of the heart

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neuroma

nerve tumor

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cyanosis

abnormal condition/ increase of blue blood cells

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myopathy

disease of the muscles

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erythropenia

decrease of red blood cells

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hemophobia

fear of blood

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hemiplegia

paralyzed in one half of the body

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hemorrhage

bursting of blood cells

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menorrhagia

bursting of menstration

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diarrhea

discharge or flow across/ through

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arteriorrhexis

rupture of the artery

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arteriostenosis

narrowing of an artery

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hepatotoxic

poison in the liver

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dystrophy

bad/ painful nourishment or development

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amastia

without a breast

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anesthesia

without feeling

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circumduction

bringing around

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periodontal

pertaining to around the teeth

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diathermy

the process of heating across

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transvaginal

pertaining to across the vagina

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diplopia

double vision

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diplobacterial

pertaining to double bacteria

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dysphonia

difficulty speaking

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endocrine

secreting within

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intramuscular

pertaining to within the muscle

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homograft

same transplantation

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homeoplasia

same formation/growth

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hypodermic

pertaining to under the skin

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macrocyte

large cell

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microscope

instrument for examining small things

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monotherapy

one treatment

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uninuclear

one nucleus

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postnatal

pertaining to after birth

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prenatal

pertaining to before birth

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prognosis

knowing before

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primigravida

first pregnancy

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retroversion

turning backwards

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superior

pertaining to upper/above