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Acrocyanosis

Abnormal blueness of the extremities

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Acrodermatitus

Inflammation of the skin of the extremities

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Acromegaly

Abnormally large extremities

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Cardialgia

Heart pain

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Cardiologist

Heart specialist

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Carditis

Inflammation of the heart

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Cyanoderma

Bluish discoloration of the skin

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Cyanosis

Abnormal condition of blueness

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Cytology

Study of the anatomy, physiology, pathology, and chemistry of the cell

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Gastrectomy

Excision of part or all of the stomach

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Gastritis

Inflammation of the stomach

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Gastroduodenostomy

A new opening formed between the stomach and the duodenum

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Leukemia

Overproduction/mass production of abnormal leukocytes

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Leukocyte

White blood cell

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Leukoderma

Absence of pigment. In the skin/ white skin

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Dermatologist

Physician who specializes in diagnosing and treatment of skin diseases

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Dermatome

Surgical instrument used to slice the skin

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Dermatosis

Abnormal skin condition

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Disease

Condition where bodily health is impaired-sickness, illness

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Duodenal

Relating to the duodenum-the first part of the small intestine

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Electrocardiogram

Graphic record of cardiac action currents obtained with the electrocardiograph

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Etiological

Pertaining to the causes of diseases

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Gastralgia

Stomach pain

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Manifestation

Display, exhibition or evidence of disease

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Megalocardia

Enlarged condition of the heart

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Megalogastria

Enlarged condition of the stomach

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Pathologist

One who studies structural and functional changes in the body produced by disease

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Pathology

The scientific study of the changes in the human body produced by disease