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amblyopia

lazy eye

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anacusis

deaf

3

asphyxia

suffocation

4

cataract

blurred vision

5

cryptorchism

one or both balls lost

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dystosia

difficult birth

7

emmetropia

normal vision

8

glaucomma

optic nerve damage

9

intussusception

part of intestine invaginates into another part

10

agglutination

particles clumping

11

anisocytosis

RBC are unequal size

12

ascites

abnormal accumulation of fluid in abdominal cavity

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lordosis

stick butt out

14

myexedema

hypothyroidism

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multipara

women who has had 1 or more offspring

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oligohydraminos

not enough amniotic fluid

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omphalocele

organs outside of abdominal wall

18

onychia

infection of the nail

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otalgia

ear pain

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pediculosis

lice

21

phimosis

can't pull back foreskin

22

presbyopia

farsightedness due to age

23

scoliosis

curved spine

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sequestrum

piece of dead bone tissue

25

thrombosis

blood clotting

26

tinea

fungal infection

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urticaria

hives

28

effusion

leaking of liquid/light/smell

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exacerbation

worsening

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exophthalmos

protrusion of eyeballs

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hirsutism

male baldness

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cicatrix

scar of healed wound

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claudication

leg cramps

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comedo

clogged pore

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crepitation

crackling sound

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cyanosis

bluish discoloration of skin

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discrete

separate

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eccymosis

bruise discoloration

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anastomosis

connection of normally separate things

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arthoclasia

breaking up of adhesions to allow more mobility

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culdocentesis

peritoneal fluid is obtained from the cul de sac of a female patient

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enucleation

remove eye

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eviseration

removal of viscera

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frozen section

laboratory procedure to perform rapid microscopic analysis of a specimen

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hyperalimentation

feeding of a person intravenously

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laparotomy

surgical incision

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acoustic

sense of hearing

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albus

white

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aniso

unequal

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nocturia

pee at night

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pica

abnormal craving

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poikilocytosis

poikilocytes in blood (abnorm RBCs)

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proliferation

rapid production of new parts or offspring

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pyuria

pus in urine

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oscilloscope

tests functionality of equipment that generates electric signals

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pelvimetry

measures pelvis for birth

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thermography

detect radiation

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tomography

show cross sections of the body from xray

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tonometry

measure pressure in eye

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tubal insufflation

blowing powder/vapor in body

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version

turning organ/fetus

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balano

head of penis

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brady

slow hr

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choledoch

common bile duct

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cochlea

snail

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colpo

exam of cervix

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crine

endocrine secretion

68

entero

intestine

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erythema

reddening of the skin

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fetus

more that 8 weeks

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fundus

part of a hollow organ

72

genu

knee

73

gravida

number of pregnancies (dead/alive)

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histio

allergen

75

hyster

uterus

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kyphos

hunch back

77

laparo

abdominal wall

78

larynx

voice box

79

lien

medical rights

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meatus

passage/opening

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meta

relating to

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myringo

tympanic membrane

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onych

nail

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orchido

testicle

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ossicle

small bone in ear

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pario

give birth to

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penia

deficiency

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phagia

eating something specific

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phako

eye lens

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pharynx

behind nose/mouth

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phleb

vein

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phren

mind

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physis

to grow ends of bones

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pneumo

lungs

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prima

first

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pylorus

opening from stomach into duodenum

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recto

rectum

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scolio

spine

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spondylo

vertebrae

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staphyl

cluster of grape shape

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steno

narrow

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stoma

artificial opening in organ

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sudor

sweat

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thalmo

eyeball

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thele

outlets of milk ducts

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therme

heat

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trigone

triangle region in bladder

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ACTH

adrenocortico hormone

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ASHD

Arteriosclerotic heart disease

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CBC

complete blood count

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CCU

coronary care unit

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CIS

Clinically Isolated Syndrome

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CS

C section

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CVA

stroke

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D and C

dilation and curettage

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DT

a toxin treated by heat

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DX

diagnosis

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EEG

electroencephalogram

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ENT

specialist who is concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the head and neck

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FHR

fetal HR

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FSH

follicle stim hormone

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GC

guanine and cytosine

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GU

genitourinary tract

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HCL

salt in medication

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IPPB

intermittent positive pressure breathing

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IVP

Intravenous pyelogram

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LMP

last menstrual period

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MI

myocardial infarction

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MMPI

Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory test

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NB

newborn

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PID

Pelvic inflammatory disease

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PVC

Premature ventricular contractions

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RF

rheumatoid factors

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TPR

temperature, pulse, respiration

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TUR

Transurethral resection

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URI

upper respiratory infection

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hs

hora somni, before sleep

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po

orally

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prn

Pro re nata, circumstanial

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qh

quaque hora, every hour

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npo

nil per os, nothing by mouth

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pp

punctum proximum

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aden

gland

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aer

air/gas

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anglo

rapid onset

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ankyl

bent

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blephar

eyelid

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cheil

lip

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chir

hand

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chol

bile

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cysto

bladder

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cyt

cell

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dacry

tears

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dactyl

fingers/toes

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hyster

uterus

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ile

ileum

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ili

ilium

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metr

uterus

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nephr

kidney

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pneu

wind

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proct

rectum

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pyel

pelvis/kidney

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pylor

bacteria

164

viscera

internal organs

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cele

hernia

166

clasia

breaking

167

desis

binding

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ectasis

dilation

169

lysis

destruction

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ptosis

drooping

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rhexis

rupture

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pexy

fixation

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tripsy

crush