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Abruptio placentae

Breaking away of the placenta

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Amylase

Enzyme to digest starch

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Anelgisics

Agent that eliminates or relieves pain

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Androgen

Anytime hormone

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Anesthesia

Agent that relieves pain by blocking nerve sensation

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Aneurysm

Abnormal widening of an artery wall that burst and releases blood

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Ankylosis

Stiffening of a joint as result of a disease

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Anarchism

Congenital absence of one or both testicles

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Anticonvulsant

Agent that lessens or prevents convulesense

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Aphasia

Loss of speech

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Arthroplasty

Surgical replacement or repair of a joint

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Atrophy

Waiting away of tissue organs and cells usually because of disease or loss of blood supply

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Azotomia

Uremia

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Bronchoscopy

Device used to examine airways

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BUN

Blood, urea, nitrogen

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Cardiomyopathy

Disease of heart muscle

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Cerebrovascualr accident

Neurological accident caused by disruption of blood supply

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Coronary arteries

Blood vessels that supply oxygen rich blood to the body

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Cryogenic surgery

Freezing to remove tissue

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Cyanosis

Blueish coloration of the skin

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Dysmenorrhea

Painful menstuation

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Dysphasia

Difficulty swallowing

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Endarectomy

Surgical removal of the disease portion of the lining of the Artery

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Hyoerbilirubinemia

High blood levels of a pigment released by the liver with bile

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Ischemia

Can lead to myocardial infraction , blood is held back from area, can be caused by thrombotic occulusion, may be result of coronary artery disease

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Mesentary

Membrane that connects parts of the small intestine

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Testosterone

An androgen

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Inflammation of the testis

Orchitis

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Oophoro/ovari

Ovary

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Voice impairment

Dysphonia

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Sterilized procedure

Vasectomy

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Treating tissue with cold temperature

Cryogenic surgery

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Incision of the perineum during childbirth

Episiotomy

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Which test would tell the presence of melena

Stool guaiac

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Area between the uterus and the rectum

Cul-de-sac

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Vitamin d deficiency leads to softening of bone , which is known as

Osteomalacia

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Pertaining to muscles and nerves

Myoneural

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High levels of a pigment released by the liver with bile

Hyperbilirubinemia

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Enzyme to digest starch

Amylase

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Membrane that connects parts of the small intestine

Mesentary

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Telescoping of the intestines

Intussusception

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Difficulty in swallowing

Dysphagia

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Test that measures the amount of urea in blood

BUN

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An androgen

Testosterone

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Vaccines given as a child to prevent diseases

MMR( measles mumps robella) DPT (diphtheria, pertuga, tetnis)

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If you have an STI( sexually transmitted infection) it can lead to?

PID( pelvic inflammatory disease)

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PID can lead to?

Infertility

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What can be done for meningitis?

LP( lumbar puncture)

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Annual test for cervical cancer?

PAP( Pap smear)

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What test is ran for kidney failure

BUN( blood urea nitrogen

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What is done to maintain oxygen levels?

ABGS ( arterial blood gasses)

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Liver or lung function test?

LFT

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Look up dosage?

PDB( physician desk book)

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Used to treat BPH( benign prostatic hypertrophy)

TURP( trans urethral resection of the prostate)

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Too much acidity or heart burn?

GERD( gastrointestinal reflux disease)

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Also treated like anxiety?

SAD ( seasonal affective disorder)

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IDDM

Insulin dependent diabetes mellitus

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If you get this it can lead to aids ( acquired immunodeficiency syndrome) or PCP( pneumocystis carinvii)

HIV( human immunodeficiency virus)

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Found in pregnancy test

HCG( human coreonic gonotropin, testosterone found in both male and female

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HDL(high density lipoprotein)- good.
LDL(low density lipoprotein)- bad

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Food and drug administration

FDA

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Localized areas of pus formation in the lungs

Pulmonary abscess

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Used to treat patients with epilepsy

Anticonvulsant

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OCP

Oal contraceptive pill

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Looks like big blister on spinal cord

Spinalbifida

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Carry sperm from epididymis to urethra

Defrons

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Small pinpoint bruising

Petechia

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Large bruising

Ectamosis

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Nose bleed

Epistaxis