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Abscess

Swollen, inflamed area of body tissues.

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Aphasia

Loss of power to use or understand words usually caused by brain disease or injury

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Arteriosclerosis

A thickening and hardening of the walls of the arteries, as in old age.

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Biopsy

The cutting out of a piece of tissue for diagnostic examination by microscope

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Cadaver

Dead body; corpse for dissection

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Carcinogen

Any substance that causes cancer.

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Comatose

As if in a coma; lethargic

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Etiology

The science of the causes and origins of disease.

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Malingerer

One who fakes illness and pretends to be suffering.

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Simian

Of or like a monkey or an ape

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Tumescence

Swelling