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Prefix meaning uterus.

Hyster

2

Suffix meaning a process.

Iasis

3

Results rom the adverse activity of medical personnel.

Iatrogenic

4

Of unknown cause (example: essential hypertension).

Idiopathic

5

Any foreign or heterogeneous substance contained in a cell or in any tissue or organ that was not introduced as a result of trauma.

Inclusions

6

Plant life occurring or adapted for living in a specific environment.

Indigenous flora

7

The formation of an area of necrosis in a tissue caused by obstruction in the artery supplying the area.

Infarction

8

The state or condition in which the body or a part of it is invaded by a pathogenic agent that, under favorable conditions, multiplies and produces injurious effects.

Infection

9

The harboring of animal parasites, especially macroscopic forms, such as ticks or mosquitos.

Infestation

10

The process of seepage or diffusion into tissue of substances that are not ordinarily present.

Infiltration

11

A tissue reaction to irritation, infection, or injury marked by localized heat, swelling, redness, pain and sometimes loss of function.

Inflammation

12

Prefix meaning below.

Infra

13

A substance that kills insects.

Insecticide

14

Prefix meaning between.

Inter

15

Prefix meaning within.

Intra

16

State of being intoxicated, especially of being poisoned by a drug or toxic substance.

Intoxication

17

Extravasation of blood within the skull.

Intracranial hemorrhage

18

A compound consisting of iodine combined with a carrier, such as polyvinylpyrrolidone, often used as a preoperative skin disinfectant.

Iodophores

19

Reduction in arterial blood supply.

Ischemia

20

Condition that results when the body part that dies had little blood and remains aseptic and occurs when the arteries but no the veins are obstructed.

Ischemic necrosis

21

Suffix meaning inflammation of.

Itis

22

Conditions characterized by excessive concentration of bilirubin in the skin and tissues and deposition of excessive bile pigment in the skin, cornea, body fluids, and mucous membranes with the resulting yellow appearance of the patient.

Jaundice

23

A tear or town wound.

Laceration

24

A substance that kills insect larva.

Larvacide

25

Specific pathological structural or functional changes of both brought about by disease or injury.

Lesion

26

Disease characterized by the appearance of great numbers of immature and abnormal white blood cells.

Leukemia

27

Prefix meaning white.

Leuko

28

Increase in the number of white blood cells in blood.

Leucocytosis

29

Abnormal reduction in the number of white blood cells in the blood.

Leucopenia

30

A tumor composed of fatty tissue.

Lipoma