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large and extends outward

protuberant, distended

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hard, board like

hard, rigid, distended, tympanic, taut

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soft, flabby

relaxed, flaccid

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swollen, rounded

distended, edematous

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filled with gas

tympanic, flatulent

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hangs down

pendulous

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large amounts of drainage

profuse, copious

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medium amount of drainage

moderate

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small amount of drainage

scant

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loss of appetite

anorexia

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Hunchback

kyphosis

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small of back

lumbar region

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swayback

lordosis

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nose bleed

epistaxis

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blood in urine

hematuria

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spitting up of blood

hemoptysis

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positive blood in stool

Guaiac positive

18

unpleasant

halitosis

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foul

fetid

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with sweet fruit-like odor

fruity, sweet

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urinous odor

odor of ammonia

22

breathing

respiration

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difficult breathing

dyspnea

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short periods when breathing has ceased

apnea

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inability to breathe while lying down

orthopnea

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rapid breathing

hyperpnea

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increasing dyspnea with periods of apnea

Cheyne-Stokes respirations

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laborious and noisy

stertorous

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alert, fully conscious, oriented to date, time, place

alert, fully conscious

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only partly conscious

semi-conscious

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unconscious, but can be aroused

stuporous

32

unconscious, cannot be aroused

comatose

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type of cough

continuous, persistent, productive, nonproductive, dry, hacking

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occurring in spasms

spasmodic

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coughing up or expectoration of blood

Hemoptysis

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dead tissue

tissue necrosis, necrotic

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frequent liquid defecation

diarrhea

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color of stool

clay or dark brown, black, mustard, yellow, green, tarry, streaked with blood

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constituents of stool

liquid, soft or hard formed, watery, semiformed, constipated, undigested foods, mucoid

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containing pus

purulent

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bloody

sanguineous

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of lymphatic fluid

serous

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contains mucus and pus

mucopurulent

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tough, sticky

tenacious

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bloody, lymphatic (serous)

serosanguineous

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indented 2 mm

1+ edema

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indented 4 mm

2+ edema

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indented 6 mm

3+ edema

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indented 8 mm

4+ edema

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produced by conscious effort of patient

induced

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ejected a few feet distance

projectile

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if blood is noticeable

hematemesis

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sharpness of vision

visual acuity

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yellow in color

jaundiced

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puffy, swollen

edematous

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drooping eyelids

ptosis of lids

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unusually sensitive to light

photophobia

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double vision

diplopia

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cross eye, squinting

strabismus

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abnormal protrusion of eyeball

exophthalmos

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inflammation of conjunctiva

conjunctivitis

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1 dilatation of the pupil

1 mydriasis, pupil dilated

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1 contraction of the pupil

1 myosis, pupil constricted, pin point

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1 near-sightedness

1 myopia

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far-sightedness

hyperopia

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fainting

syncope

67

without fever

afebrile

68

temperature above normal

pyrexia

69

temperature greatly above normal

hyperpyrexia

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to urinate

voiding, micturate

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no control over urination

incontience

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large amount of urine voided

diuresis

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total suppression of urine

anuria

74

frequent voiding at night

nocturia

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increased amount voided

polyuria

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painful urination

dysuria

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pus in urine

pyuria

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blood in urine

hematuria

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scantiness of urine

oliguria

80

1 sugar in urine

1 glycosuria

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overweight

obese

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abnormal thinness

emaciated, wasting

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very underweigth

cachectic

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discharging puss

purating, purulent

85

black or gray necrotic tissue

eschar

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wound drainage

exudate