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Prefix meaning through.

Dia

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A term used to designate two diseases, diabetes insipidus and diabetes mellitus, each having the symptom of polyuria in common.

Diabetes

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The term denoting the naming of the disease or syndrome; to recognize the nature of the disease.

Diagnosis

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The condition of the heart being enlarged occurring normally, artificially, or as a result of disease.

Dilatation

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A double bacillus, two being linked end to end to each other.

Diplobacilli

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A genus of bacteria that are gram-positive organisms occurring in pairs. Also called streptococcus.

Diplococcus

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A chemical or physical agent that kills disease-causing microorganisms generally used on inanimate objects.

Disinfectant

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The destruction of infectious agents by chemical or physical means directly applied to an inanimate object.

Disinfection

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The presence of a number of diverticula of the intestine.

Diverticulosis

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Resistant, as in bacteria, to the action of a drug or drugs.

Drug-fast

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Condition that results when the body part that dies had little blood and remains aseptic and occurs when the arteries but not the veins are obstructed.

Dry Gangrene (ischemic necrosis)

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Prefix meaning difficult.

Dys

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Abnormal development of tissue.

Dysplasia

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Faulty nutrition.

Dystrophy

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Small, non-elevated hemorrhagic patch; extravasation of blood into a tissue. (another name for a bruise).

Ecchymosis

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Suffix meaning dilate.

Ectasis

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Suffix meaning removal of.

Ectomy

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Displaced; not in the normal place, for example, extrauterine pregnancy.

Ectopic

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The implantation of the fertilized ovum in a site other than the normal one in the uterine cavity.

Ectopic Pregnancy

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Abnormal accumulation of fluids in tissue or body cavities.

Edema

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Excessive wasting away of the body.

Emaciation

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Free floating object in the bloodstream.

Embolus

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Obstruction of a blood vessel by free floating object in the bloodstream.

Embolism

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Suffix meaning vomit.

Emesis

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Suffix meaning blood.

Emia

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Pus in the pleural cavity.

Empyema

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Prefix meaning in.

En

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Inflammation of the brain.

Encephalitis

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A disease that is continuously present in a community.

Endemic

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Prefix meaning within.

Endo