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Inflammation involving the folds of tissue around the fingernail

Paronychia

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Inflammation of the parotid gland

Parotitis

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Branch of medicine that looks at abnormal changes in cells & tissues which signal disease.

Pathology

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Inflammation of the 2 layers of the thin, saclike membrane that surrounds the heart

Pericarditis

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Fibrous sac enclosing the heart & the roots of the great vessels

Pericardium

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Specialized connective tissue covering all bones & having none forming potentialities

Periosteum

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Any cell that ingests microorganism a or other cells & foreign particles, such as a macrophage, microphage, or monocyte

Phagocyte

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Sore throat; inflammation of the pharynx

Pharyngitis

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Abnormal visual intolerance to light; fear of light

Photophobia

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Gland located at base of the brain that produces a number of hormones, including those that regulate growth & reproductive functions

Pituitary

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Placenta is abnormally placed, & partially or totally covers the cervix

Placenta previa

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Surgical removal of all or part of a lung

Pneumonectomy

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Excessive or abnormal thirst

Polydipsia

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Distinguishing cells of a gland or organ, contained in & supported by the stroma

Parenchyma

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Inflammation of several peripheral nerves simultaneously

Polyneuritis

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Presence of supernumerary nipples

Polythelia

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Hearing loss occurring w/ age

Presbycusis

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Inability of eye to focus sharply on nearby objects

Presbyopia

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Pain in the prostate

Prostatodynia

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Itching

Pruritus

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Noncontagious inflammatory skin disease characterized by recurring reddish patches covered w/ silvery scales

Psoriasis

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Inflammation of kidney & upper urinary tract that usually results from Noncontagious bacterial infection of the bladder

Pyelonephritis

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Plastic operation on renal pelvis

Pyeloplasty

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Thickening of the layer of the gastric musculature encircling the gastroduodenal junction

Pyloric sphincter

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Paralysis of all 4 limbs

Quadriplegia