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Fistula

Abnormal passage between organs

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Fissure

Cracklike sore of skin

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Diagnosis

Infection of a disease

4

General discomfort

Malaise

5

Prediction of disease outcome

Prognosis

6

Surgical removal of appendix

Appendectomy

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Pain in joints

Arthralgia

8

Creation of a artificial excretory opening between colon surface

Colostomy

9

Study of ears nose throat

Otoehinolaryngology

10

Skin doctor

Dermatologist

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Localized response to injury

Inflammation

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Pain is classified as

Symptom

13

Medical screening

Triage

14

Torn or jagged wound

Laceration

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Rotating arm so palm is forward or upward

Supination

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Pathologic change of tissue due to injury

Lesion

17

Examination technique when examiners hands are used to feel

Palpation

18

Higher than normal blood pressure

Hypertension

19

Pathologic change in doses in the spinal cord

Myelopathy

20

Above ribs

Supracostal

21

Objective evidence of disease

Sign

22

Pertaining to virus

Viral

23

Pounding racing heart

Palpitation

24

Rapid onset

Acute

25

Wound or injury

Trauma

26

Surgical puncture of abdominal cavity to remove fluid

Abdominocentesis

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Flow of frequent lose or watery stool

Diarrhea

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Red blood cell

Erythrocyte

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Being blue

Cyanosis

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Pyoderma

Acute inflammatory plus forming skin infection