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Pericardium

Sac surrounding the heart

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Periosteum

Pertaining to surrounding the bone

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Polymorphonuclear

Many shapes of nucleus

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Polyneuritis

Inflammation of many nerves

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Postmortem

After death

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Postpartum

After birth or labor

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Precancerous

Before or in front of cancer

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Prenatal

Before or in front of birth

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Prodrome

Before, forward to run

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Prolapse

Before sliding falling or sagging

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Prosthesis

And artificial limb

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Relapse

Signs, symptoms, disease returning or coming back again after an apparent recovery

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Remission

Signs and symptoms lesson

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Recombinant DNA

The process of taking a gene from one organism and inserting it into the DNA of another organism

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Retroperitoneal

Pertaining to behind the peritoneum

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Retroflexion

Organ bent or tilted backwards

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Subcutaneous

Under the skin

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Suprapubic

Above the pubis/pubic bone

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Syndactyly

Fingers and toes together

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Synthesis

Building up together

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Syndrome

To run together

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Symbiosis

Two organisms live together in close association

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Symmetry

The quality of parts on opposite sides of the body

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Symphysis

Joint where bony surfaces are firmly united by fibrocartilage

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Tachypnea

Fast breathing

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Transfusion

Transfer of blood from one person to another

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Transurethral

Pertaining to you across the urethra

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Ultrasonography

Recording of sound waves

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Unilateral

One side

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Antigen

Usually a foreign body substance stimulates the production of antibodies

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Antibodies

Protein substances made by white blood cells in response to the presence of foreign antigens

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Immune response

The reaction between an antigen and an antibody

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Vaccine

Dead or weakened antigens that stimulate white blood cells to make antibodies