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Series of letters used to identify a word set

Acronym

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Any sleep inducing drug

Barbiturate

2

Hormones that are steroids - adrenal

Corticosteroid

3

Pink eye

Conjunctivitis

4

Curvature of the spine - hunch back

Kyphosis

5

Use of stethoscope for noises of organs normal and not

Auscultation

6

Rupture of the heart

Cardiorrhexis

7

Bluish discoloration of the skin due to lack of oxygen

Cyanosis

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The cause of the disease

Etiology

9

Scar tissue - raised over the skin surface

Keloid