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coughing up blood

hemoptysis

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woman with a beard

hirsutism

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chondroma

cartilaginous tumor

4

glosso

tongue

5

tarry colored stool

melena

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stricture of the voice box

laryngostenosis

7

excessive flow of saliva

sialorrhea

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subnormal oxygenation of arterial blood

hypoxemia

9

numbness and tingling

paresthesia

10

suprarenal tumor

top of the kidney tumor

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inferior (what also means inferior)

caudal

12

drawing air into the lung

inspiration

13

frequent urination

polyuria

14

orchitis

inflammation of the testes

15

hyperhidrosis of the hands

excessive sweating of the hands

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cervical lymph nodes

neck lymph nodes

17

elevated potassium

hyperkalemia

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low white blood cell count

leukopenia

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otalgia

ear pain

20

difficulty swallowing

dysphagia

21

eyelid excision

blepharectomy

22

joint inflammation

arthritis

23

salpingitis

inflammation of the fallopian tubes

24

myotomy

to cut a muscle

25

postnatal

after birth

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trichopathy

disease of the hair

27

ureterolith

stone in ureter (connection from kidney to bladder)

28

whats the prefix carbon dioxide

capn/o

29

enlarged lymph nodes

lymphadenopathy

30

adenodynia

gland pain

31

aortostenosis

narrowing or stricture of the aorta

32

cystitis

bladder inflammation

33

abnormal development of tissue

dysplasia

34

menorrhagia

abnormally long/heavy menstrual period

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cervicofacial

referring to neck and face

36

cholelith

gallstone

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dermatitis

inflammation of the skin

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erythematous

reddening of skin

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endocrinologist

specialist who studies the endocrine system (diabetes)

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lobectomy

surgical excision of a lobe

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ballooning of a vessel wall

aneurysm

42

excision of the small intestine

enterectomy

43

etiology

study of causation, or origination

44

linguogingival

refers to tongue and gums

45

hemiplegia

paralysis on one side of the body

46

spondylitis

inflammation of the vertebra

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rhinoscope

instrument to visually inspect the nose

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remove fluid from the chest

thoracentesis

49

absence of respiration

apnea

50

clot

thrombo

51

continuous muscle contraction

tetany

52

difficulty breathing

dyspnea

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difficulty urinating

dysuria

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enlargement of the liver

Hepatomegaly

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inability to speak

Aphasia

56

itching

pruritis

57

joining of two blood vessels

anastomosis

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lateral curvature of the spine

scoliosis

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crushing of a stone

Lithotripsy

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malignant black skin tumor

melanoma

61

menstruation cessation

menopause

62

movement away from the body

abduction

63

normal breathing

eupnea

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opposite of osteosclerosis

osteomalacia

65

paralysis of all four limbs

Quadriplegia

66

plastic surgery of the ear

otoplasty

67

position and breathing

orthopnea

68

ringing in the ear

tinnitus

69

rupture of a vein

phleborrhexis

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shaft of a long bone

diaphysis

71

small growth on a pedicle

polyp

72

tear

lacrimation

73

uncontrolled contraction of skeletal muscles

Spasticity

74

voiding urine

micturition

75

decreased urinary production

oliguria

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inflammation of the gums

gingivitis

77

right side

dextr/o