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A doctor who passes gas

Anesthesiologist

1

Has all the information about a drug that the physician may refer to in his office

PDR-physicians desk reference

2

Enzyme to digest starch

Amylase

3

A condition of the heart when the conduction pattern is abnormal

Arrhythmia

4

A pregnant women's due date or ...can be calculated to be 40 weeks from her

EDC, LMP

5

Pregnancy

Gestation

6

A term referring to the heart

Like the....arteries

Coronary

7

Too many or

Watery stools

Diarrhea

8

Fx

Fracture

9

Recurring heart burn

GERD

10

Sac like membrane surrounding the heart

Pericardium

11

A local widening of an artery

Aneurysm

12

Removal of the voice box

Laryngectomy

13

Petechiae

Small pinpoint hemorrhages

14

NPO

nothing by mouth

15

The liquid around the brain

CSF

16

The..department is where very ill patients are kept

ICU

17

MRI

Magnetic resonance imaging

18

Inability to control urine or feces

Incontinence

19

Cancer of the bone marrow may affect red or white blood cells

Leukemia

20

Pertaining to the groin area

Inguinal

21

Absence of menses or the first sign of pregnancy

Amenorrhea

22

Cyanosis

Bluish coloration of the skin

23

Disease of the heart muscle

Cardiomyopathy

24

Pertaining to the upper arm bone

Humeral

25

Severe headache

Migraine

26

Tube that empties into the stomach

Esophagus

27

BPH

Benign prostatic hypertrophy

28

CTS

Carpal tunnel syndrome

29

Tumor with uncontrolled growth like cancer

Malignant