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lower end of the spinal cord at the first lumbar vertebra and the bundle of lumbar, sacral, and coccygeal nerve roots that emerge from the spinal cord.
a metabolic disease characterized by the inability to digest gluten, which leads to abdominal distention and diarrhea
ex. ceruminolytic- substance that dissolves earwax.
cervic (cervix) vs cervical
abnormal condition of the lips from riboflavin deficiency.
surgical repair of hand
presence of gallstones in the gallbladder
cholangiography- process of x-raying the major bile ducts using contrast.
ex. cholecystitis- inflammation of the gallbladder.
ex. chondrosarcoma- a malignant neoplasm of the bone cartilage.
ex. choroidal melanoma
a malignant tumor of the vascular layer of the eye, made up of pigment cells
a chronic degenerative disease of the liver in which the lobes are covered with fibrous tissue.
small hemorrhages in the skin that are caused by a variety of factors
-pustul is pustule: small elevation of the skin
a severe form of psoriasis consisting of bright red patches and pustules all over the body.
pyel- renal pelvis
a radiographic image of the kidneys and utterers, using contrast.
pylor- pylorus: the opening from the stomach into the duodenum (small intestine).
pyloric stenosis- a narrowing of the pyloric sphincter at the outlet of the stomach causing obstruction.
an extremely elevated temperture.
rachi- spinal column, back bone
pain in the spinal column
striated skeletal muscles
colposcopy- process of viewing the vagina
coni- means dust
relating to the lungs
ex. pneumonconiosis- abnormal condition of dust in the lungs
the mucous membrane that covers the front of the eye and lines the inside of the eyelids.
an electrocardiographic conductor in which an electrode is placed on the chest (precordium)
ex. tinea cruris- fungal infection on a leg
treatment using extreme cold ( treat wart)
ex. cutaneous horn
a hard, skin- colored projection of the epidermis, usually on the head or face.
cortex, outer portion
a fracture that occurs on the outer portion of a bone