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Tachypnea

rapid respiration

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Oophoritis

Inflammation of an ovary

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Pyelonephrosis

any disease of the kidney and its pelvis

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Pathogenic

1. Having the capability to cause disease.
2. Producing disease

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bradycardia

A slowness of the heartbeat, usually under 60 beats per minute in adults

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cycloparalysis

paralysis of the ciliary body

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glossoplegia

a paralysis of the tongue; may be unilateral or bilateral

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megalodontia

The state of having abnormally large teeth

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ophthalmoscopy

Examination of the interior of the eye through the pupil with an ophthalmoscope

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bronchopneumonogram

X ray of the bronchi and lungs

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mammopexy

surgical fixation of a breast to its normal position

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cystocele

hernia of the bladder

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cephalometer

instrument for measuring the head

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herniorrhaphy

suturing (repair) of a hernia

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hyperthyroidism

condition caused by excessive secretion of the thyroid glands

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bronchiectasis

dilatation of the bronchi

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mastodynia

painful breast

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xanthemia

yellow pigment (color) in the blood

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symptomatology

the study (science) of disease symptoms

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etiology

the study of causes of disease

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kinesialgia

painful muscular movement

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fibroosteoma

tumor of bone and fibrous connective tissue

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anuria

absence of urine

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lipochondrima

tumor of cartilaginous and fatty tissue

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costectomy

excision of a rib or ribs

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ureteroenterostomy

make a permanent opening between the ureter and intestine

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metrorrhagia

uterine hemorrhage

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paranephritis

inflammation of tissues around (surrounding) the kidney

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blepharoptosis

drooping of an eyelid

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erythrocyte

red blood cell

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perianal

of or pertaining to around the anus

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endocarditis

inflammation of the inside (lining) of the heart

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lymphadenoid

resembling a lymph gland

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thoracolumbar

of or pertaining to the chest (thorax) and lower back (lumbar)

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corneoiritis

inflammation of the iris and cornea

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hysterorrhexis

rupture of the uterus

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thrombogenesis

formation (development) of a clot (thrombus)

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hematemesis

vomiting blood

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lithotripsy

crushing removal of a stone

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oligohydramnios

scanty amniotic fluid

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prostatic hypertrophy

pertaining to enlargement of the prostate

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hemoptysis

spitting blood (form trachea, bronchi, or lungs)

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dorsalgia

pain in the back

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endocranial

of, or pertaining to, the inside of the head

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parturition

labor and childbirth

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adenocarcinoma

malignant tumor of a gland

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esophagogastrostomy

making a new opening (permanent) between the esophagus and the stomach

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enterohepatitis

inflammation of the liver and intestine

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malaise

vague sensation of not feeling well

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dyspnea

difficult or painful breathing

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mastoptosis

pendulous, drooping breast

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epistaxis

nosebleed

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amenorrhea

cessation of menstruation

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antipyrectic

a substance that counteracts (acts against) the effects of a fever

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nephorolith

a stone (calculus) in the kidney

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enterectasia

dilatation (stretching) of the small intestine

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paroxysmal

of, or pertaining to, a sudden recurrent onset of a condition (convulsions)

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encephalorrhagia

hemorrhage within the brain

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craniocele

hernia of structures in the skull (cranium)

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anorexia

loss of appetite

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gingivoglossitis

inflammation of the gums and tongue

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cholecystitis

inflammation of the gallbladder

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abdominalgia

painful abdomen

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arteriospasm

spasm (twitching) of an artery

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adenosclerosis

condition of hardening of glandular tissue

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duodenohepatic

of, or pertaining to, the duodenum and liver

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endobronchoscopy

examination of the inside of the bronchi

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iridoplegia

paralysis of the iris

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tracheostomy

making a new permanent opening in the trachea

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syndactyly

webbing or fusion of fingers or toes

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ohleborrhexis

rupture of a vein

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cryptorchidism

condition due to hidden (undescended) testes

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thromboid

resembling a blood clot

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electroencephalogram

record (picture) of electrical activity in the brain

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myelodysplasia

abnormal development of the spinal cord

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singultus

hiccup, hiccough

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intersoctal

between the ribs

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epigastric

of, or pertaining to, area of belly over stomach

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urethrocystitis

inflammation of the urethra and bladder

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hypothyroidism

condition of insufficient thyroid excretion

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traumatology

the study (science) of injuries and their effect on the body

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pericardiectomy

excision of tissue around the heart

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syndrome

a group of symptoms occurring together

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hepathorrhaphy

suturing (repairing) the liver

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megalodactylism

condition of abnormally large fingers and toes

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nephropexy

surgical fixation of the kidney in its normal place

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pneumonomelanosis

condition of black lungs, black lung disease

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cerebrovascular

of, or pertaining to, the vessels of the brain

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chondromalacia

condition of softened cartilage tissue

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amniocentesis

puncture of the amniotic sax and withdrawing of fluid

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inframammary

below the breast

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leukocytolysis

destruction of white blood cells

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salpinhectomy

surgical removal of the fallopian tube

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hemodialysis

removal of toxic waste products form the blood

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metastasis

spreading of a malignant disease to another organ or location

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cyanopia

blue vision

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ophthalmopathy

abnormal condition of the eyes

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pneumohemothorax

air and blood in the chest cavity

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otorhinolaryngologist

physician specialist in ear, nose, and voice box diseases

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primagravida

a woman pregnant for the first time