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cocc/i

spherically shaped family of bacteria

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strept/o

twisted chains or strips

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staphyl/o

bunch of grapes or uvula

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bacill/i

rod shaped bacteria

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dipl/o

double

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uvul/o

uvula

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py/o

pus

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onc/o

tumors

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-genic

producing or forming

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-rrhea

flow or discharge

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ot/o

ear

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cholecystography

process of obtaining an x-ray of the gall bladder

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-ites

distended with gas

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a-

not, lack of

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an-

not, lack of

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brady-

abnormally slow

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dys-

difficult, abnormal, poor, painful

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tachy-

abnormally fast

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audi/o

hearing

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phon/o

voice, vocal sounds

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phasia

speech

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rhin/o

nose

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lith/o

calculus or stone

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-genesis

generating, producing or forming

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chol/e

gall or bile

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-iasis

pathological condition or infestation

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phagia

Swallowing

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pne/o

respiration or breathing

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-pnea

breathing

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men/o

menstruation

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peps/o

digestion

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therm/o

heat

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dia-

through

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dactyl/o

fingers or toes

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syn-

with or together

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drom/o

run

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dips/i

thirst

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poly-

too much or too many

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agenesis

lack of development

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alcoholism

chronic physical and psychological addiction to alcohol

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amenorrhea

absence of menstruation

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apepsia

cessation of digestion

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aphasia

unable to speak

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aphonia

no voice, unable to make sounds

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apnea

absence of breathing

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audiogram

graphic record of hearing function

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audiologist

hearing specialist

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audiology

science that studies hearing

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audiometer

instrument to test hearing

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audiometry

process of testing hearing

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bacillus

rod shaped bacterium

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bradycardia

slow heart rate

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bradypepsia

slow digestion

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bradyphagia

slow eating (swallowing)

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bradypnea

slow breathing

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calculi

small stones

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carcinogenesis

formation of cancer

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cholangiogram

x-ray of the bile ducts

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cholecyst

gall bladder

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cholecystitis

inflammation of the gallbladder

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cholecystogram

x-ray of the gall bladder

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cholecystography

process of obtaining an x-ray of the gall bladder

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Coccus

Sphere shaped bacterium

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Dactylitis

Inflammation of the fingers and/or toes

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Dactylogram

Fingerprint

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Dactylospasm

Spasm of a digit

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Diplobacillus

Double bacillus

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Diplococci

Cocci growing in pairs

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Dipsomania

Abnormal compulsion to drink

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Dysmenorrhea

Painful menstruation

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Dipsomania

Abnormal compulsion to drink

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Dysmenorrhea

Painful menstruation

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Dyspepsia

Painful digestion

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Dysphagia

Difficulty swallowing

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Dysphasia

Difficulty speaking, garbled speech

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Dysphonia

Difficulty making sounds with your voice

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Dyspnea

Difficulty breathing

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Hydrocephalus

Enlarged head due to fluid accumulation (congenital)

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Hyperthermia

Abnormally high body temperature

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Hypothermia

Abnormally low body temperature

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Lithometer

Instrument to measure stones

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Lithotomy

Incision for the removal of stones

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Macroblast

Abnormally large immature cell

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Macrocephalus

Large head size

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cholecystotomy

incision into the gallbladder

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cholelith

gallstone

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cholelithiasis

infestation with gallstones