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Amblyopia

Eye disorder, dimness of vision

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Aphasia

Inability to communicate through speech

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Aseptic

Free from any infectious material

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Auricle

External ear

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Bronchi

Bronchial tubes

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Calculi

Stones found in the urethra, bladder and kidneys

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Carbuncle

Infection of skin and tissue (boils)

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Caustic

Destructive to living tissue

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Colonoscopy

Visual examination of the colon with a scope

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Comedone

Blackhead

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Contaminate

Unclean, unsterile

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Cystoscopy

Visual examination of the urethra and bladder

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Demyelination

Destruction of nerve fibers

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Dysuria

Painful or difficult urination

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Erosion

Eating away of tissue

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Friable

Easily broken

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Furuncle

Skin infection in gland or hair follicle

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Hematochezia

Blood in the feces

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Lesion

Injury or wound

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Malaise

Discomfort, uneasiness

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Nocturia

Excessive urination at night

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Nystagmus

Continuous involuntary movement of the eyes

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Ophthalmoscope

Instrument for examination of the interior of the eye

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Swaged

A surgical needle attached to a length of suture material

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Volatile

Easily evaporated