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Achondroplasia

Lack of development of cartilage

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Angioplasty

Surgical repair of the vessel

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Blepharoptosis

Dropping, falling, prolapse of the eyelid (s)

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Arteriosclerosis

Hardening of the artery

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Laparoscope

Instrument for visual examination of the abdomen, abdominal wall

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Laparoscopy

Process of visual examination of the abdomen, abdominal wall

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Metastasis

The spread of a malignant tumor beyond its original site to a secondary organ or location

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Hemostasis

Controlling, stopping blood

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Colostomy

Opening to form a mouth is the colon

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Tracheostomy

Opening to form a mouth of the trachea

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Hydrotherapy

Treatment with water, fluid

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Chemotherapy

Treatment with drugs, chemicals

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Radiotherapy

Treatment with x-Rays

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Laparotomy

Incision of the abdomen, abdominal wall

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Phlebotomy

Incision of the vein

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Tracheotomy

Incision of the trachea

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Hypertrophy

Development of increase in cell structure (cells increase in size, not numbers)

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Atrophy

Development decrease in size (cells decrease in size)