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Emesis

vomiting

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Erythrocycle

red blood cell

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Diagnosis

the state of complete knowledge

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Pallor

paleness

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-Algia

pain

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Dys-

bad or difficult

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-Ectomy

removal of an anatomical structure

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Hyper

exsessive; above normal

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Hypo-

less than normal

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-itits

inflammation of

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-osis

increase; formation

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-Ostomy

an operation to create an artificial passage for bodily elimination

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-otomy

cutting; sharp; seprating

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Plasty

surgical repair

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-rrhage

excessive flow

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-rrhaphy

sewing; suturing

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-rrhea

flow or discharge

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-rrhexis

rupture or splitting

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-scleriosis

abnormal hardening; like tissue

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Abdominocentesis:

Abdominocentesis: surgical puncture of the abdomen by a needle to withdraw fluid

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abdomino-

abdominal

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-centesis

puncturing

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acronym

a way to shorten something

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acute

sharp or severe; having rapid onset; not chronic

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angiography

a description of blood vessels an lympathic

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appendectomy

surgical removal of the of the vermiform of the appendix

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arteriosclerosis

a disease of the arterial vessels marked by thickening, hardening and loss of elasticity in the arterial walls

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arterio

pertaining to the arteries

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arthralgia

pain in the joints

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colostomy

the opening portion of the colon through the abdominal wallto its skin surface