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Flashcards in Chapter 11 & 12 Terms of the Week Deck (12):
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analgesia

absence of pain

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anesthesia

absence of feeling or sensation

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edema

excess amounts of fluid in tissues

4

encephalitis

inflammation of the brain

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exophthalmos

condition in which the eyeballs protrude; generally caused by excess thyroid hormone (causes brain to swell behind the eyes)

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glycosuria

excess sugar in the urine

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hyperthyroidism

excessive secretion of thyroid hormones in the blood

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ketoacidosis

excessive acidity of bodily fluids due to excess ketone bodies (waste products)

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meningitis

inflammation of the meninges

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neuralgia

nerve pain

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polydipsia

excessive thirst

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syncope

fainting