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What are purple or red spots appearing on the skin from hemorrhaging?

Petechia

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Root word for sharp.

acu/o

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Root word that means food or meal.

cib/o

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What are the 5 "rights" of delegation?

Right task
Right circumstances
Right supervision
Right person
Right direction/communication

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What is another name for a laxative?

Purgative

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What are the actions or reactions of persons or things in response to external or internal stimuli called?

Behavior

7

A fracture in which a bone is sticking through the skin.

Compound fracture

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What is a communication between parties to a confidential relation (as between physician and patient) such that the recipient cannot be legally compelled to disclose it as a witness?

Privileged communication

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The swelling and irritation of a fluid-filled sac that acts as a cushion between a muscles, tendons, and bones.

Bursitis

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The anterior and largest part of the brain, consisting of two halves or hemispheres and serving to control voluntary movements and coordinate mental actions.

Cerebrum

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Relating to the tongue and pharynx with accordance of transmitting impulses of taste, some sensation of the viscera, and secretion from glands?

Glossopharyngeal

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A usually brief written message or report from one person or department in a company or organization to another

Memorandum

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What is the term for a food or drink that contains no lactose?

Alactasia

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What is an excess of serous fluid in the pleural cavity?

Hydrothorax

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Childbirth, the process of delivering the baby and placenta from the uterus to the vagina to the outside world. Also known as labor and delivery.

Parturition

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What is the term for the endoscopic visualization and examination of the esophagus, stomach, and duodenum?

Esophagogastroduodenoscopy

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What is a cystic tumor of a tendon?

Ganglion

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What is the surgical repair of the nose?

Rhinoplasty

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What is the impairment of vision related to aging?

Presbyopia

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What is the surgical puncture into the pleural space to withdraw fluid or air?

Pleurocentesis

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What is the surgical removal of one or both of the adrenal glands?

Adrenalectomy

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What is a genetic disorder characterized by progressive atrophy of skeletal muscles known as?

Wedding-Hoffman disease

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What is the root word for inner ear?

Labyrinth/o

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What is the inflammation of the prostate gland?

Prostatitis

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What is the surgical removal of all or part of the large intestine?

Colectomy

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What is the thin, watery discharge from the nose?

Rhinorrhea

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What are the 3 functions of the female genitalia?

Produce female hormones
Provide an environment for the development of a baby
Give birth to a baby

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What is the repair of half the stomach?

Hemigastroplasty

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What is the medical term for pertaining to the ileum and the cecum?

Ileocecal

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What is the medical term for the secretion of large amounts of urine?

Diuresis

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What is the medical name for the hormone that simulates body growth?

Somatotropin

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What is the medical term for the loss of urinary bladder control?

Incontinence

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What is the inflammation and swelling of the tendons and median nerve that passes under the carpal ligament?

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

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What is the prefix for large?

Macro-

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What is an abnormally large, raised or thickened scar called?

Keloid

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What is it called when a surgeon removes as much of a tumor as possible?

Debulking surgery

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What is a mechanical device used to assist with or substitute or a patient's breathing?

Ventilator

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What is the effect of one medication being increased when taken in combination with another medication?

Potentiation

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What is the medical term that means to pertain to within the skin?

Intradermal

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What is the surgical removal of all or part of the prostate?

Prostatectomy

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What is the sum of all the chemical change that take pace in the body?

Metabolism

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What is the medical term for the inflammation of the pancreas?

Pancreatiis

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What is the surgical connection of two vessels or other tubular structures called?

Anastomosis

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What is used in conjunction with grading to further identify the characteristics of malignant tumors?

Staging

45

What is the medical term for paleness?

Pallor

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What is the medical term for nerve cell?

Gli/o

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What does the suffix version mean?

To turn

48

What is abnormal muscle tone or prolonged muscle contractions called?

Dystonia

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What is the medical term for pertaining to the tail or downward?

Caudal

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What is the medical term for inflammation of the adrenal glands?

Adrenalitis

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What is a malignant tumor of one or both testes?

Testicular carcinoma

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What is the medical term for severe itching?

Pruritus

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What is the medical term for abnormal cloudiness of the lens?

Cataract

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What is the root word for the nose?

Rhin/o

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What does the root muc/o mean?

Mucus

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What is the medical term for pain in many joints?

Multiarthroalgia

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What is the yellow discoloration of the skin?

Jaundice

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What is the loss of hair or baldness?

Alopecia

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What is the suffix for hemorrhaging?

-(r)rhagia

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What is the inflammation around the heart called?

Pericarditis

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What is an accumulation of fluid in the scrotum or along the spermatic cord?

Hydrocele

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What is a malignant tumor r neoplasm of the prostate gland?

Prostate cancer

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What is the term for excessive thirst?

Polydipsia

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What is the softening of the nails?

Onychomalacia

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What is the drug used to treat cancer?

Chemotherapy

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What is the medical term for skinlike or resembling skin?

Dermatoid

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What is the increased muscular movement and physical activity?

Hyperkinesia

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What is the wasting or decrease in size of an organ or tissue?

Atrophy

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What is the enlargement of the bones of the extremities and face?

Acromegaly

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What is a chronic pain illness characterized by widespread muscular aches, pains, and stiffness?

Fibromyalgia

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What is the medical term for a kidney tumor?

Nephroma

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What does gyn/o or gynec/o mean?

Women

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What is the inflammation of a vein in the presence of blood clot formation called?

Thrombophlebitis

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What is the medical term that means to turn backward?

Retroversion

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What is the root word for to eat?

Phag/o

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What is the surgical fixation of the urethra?

Urethropexy

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What is pertaining to dilating the pupils?

Mydriatic

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What routes deliver medication through mucous membranes?

Parenteral Routes

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What is the medical term for the excessive discharge of sebum?

Seborrhea

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What does "CST" stand for?

Contraction stress test

81

When implantation does not occur, the endometrium is shed in a bloody discharge called?

Menses

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What is the medical term for difficult speaking?

Dysphonia

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What is the inflammation of the testes?

Orchitis

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What is an abnormal chest sound caused by congested or spasmodic bronchi?

Rales

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What is the enlargement of the adrenal glands?

Adrenomegaly

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What is the structure that connects the two hemispheres of the brain?

Corpus Callosum

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What is the root word for few or diminished amount?

Olig/o

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What is the lacking muscular coordination, especially voluntary muscle movement?

Ataxia

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What is an inflamed hair follicle; a boil?

Furuncle

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What is the medical term used for pertaining to through the skin?

Percutaneous

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What is the tumor of connective tissue?

Fibroma

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What are the substances that cause cancer or help cancer grow?

Carcinogens