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Gland in the neck overlying the windpipe that regulates the speed of metabolic processes by producing a hormone, thyroxin.

Thyroid

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Inflammation of the thyroid gland

Thyroiditis

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Any disease of the thymus

Thymopathy

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Surgical procedure in which all or part of the thyroid gland is removed

Thyroidectomy

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Hyperthyroidism resulting from excessive circulating 3,5,3 triiodothyronine

Thyroidtoxicosis

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Hearing ringing, buzzing, or other sounds w/o an external cause

Tinnitus

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Surgical removal of tonsil & adenoid tissues

Tonsiloadenoidectomy

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Science or study of poisons

Toxicology

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Surgical procedure in which a cut or opening is made within the windpipe (trachea)

Tracheotomy

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Inflammation of the urethra

Urethritis

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Urethrogram

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External opening of the urethra

Urinary meatus

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Surgical construction of an artificial excretory opening from the urinary tract

Urostomy

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Surgical procedure on males in which the gas deferens are cut

Vasectomy

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Anastomosis of the epididymis to the severed end of the vas deferens

Vaso-orchidostomy

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Reanastomosis of the ends of the severed vas deferens

Vasovasostomy

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Radiograph of a vein

Venogram

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Pertaining to position toward anterior surface of the body; frontward

Ventral

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Wormlike blunt process extending from the cecum

Vermiform appendix

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Wart

Verruca

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Sticky or glutinous

Viscid

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Gasslike, transparent gel that fills the back part of eye

Vitreous

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Abnormal twisting of the intestine causing obstruction

Volvulus

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Abnormal dryness & thickening of the conjunctiva & cornea due to vitamin a deficiency

Xerophthalmia

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Fibrinous clot formed in a blood vessel or in a chamber of the heart

Thrombus