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1

A bone doctor is called an ______________

ORTHOPEDIST

2

Of the cerebrum of the brain
A _________hemorrhage

CEREBRAL

3

What is the prefix meaning milk

GALACT/O

4

An operation to remove part or all of the stomach

GASTRIC RESECTION

5

Hardening of the arteries is called

ARTERIOSCLEROSIS

6

What is a heart doctor called

CARDIOOLOGIST

7

What is the coughing up of blood called

HEMPTYSIS

8

A gruffness; a throaty harshness or having a dry harsh voice is called

HOARSENESS

9

What are inflamed testes called

EPIDIDYMITIS

10

What are immature bone cells called

OSTEOBLASTS

11

Medical term meaning milk

LACT/O

12

What is a sheet or band of tough, fibrous tissue connecting bones or cartilages at a joint or supporting an organ

LIGAMENT

13

Medical term meaning breast

MAMM/O

14

Another medical term for breast

MAST/O

15

A sound due to vibrations from the flow of blood through the heart or great vessels. Usually heard with a stethoscope

MURMUR

16

What is the medical term for a nosebleed

EPISTAXIS

17

What is medical term meaning ovary

OOPHO/O

18

What is another term for ovary

OVARI/O

19

What is a rapid heart rate called

TACHYCARDIA

20

The hearts natural pacemaker located in the right atrium. Electrical impulses originate here and travel through the heart, causing it to beat

SINOATRIAL VALVE

21

What is a slow heart rate called

BRADYCARDIA

22

The strong membrane around bone is called

PERIOSTEUM

23

The soft tissue by which muscles attach to bone

TENDON

24

The inflammation of a vein with blood clot formation inside the vein at the site of the inflammation

THROMBOPHLEBITIS

25

What is a tumor of the liver called

HEPATOMA

26

What is a visual examination of the bladder called

CYSTOSCOPY