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Thoracentesis

Surgical puncture to remove fluid from the thorax or chest

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Polycytemia

An excess of blood cells

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Homogenous

Same kind or type

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Endocarditis

Inflammation within the heart

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Narcoepilepsy

Seizure while sleeping

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Oliguria

Less than normal urine output

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Urethrocystitis

Inflammation of the urethra and bladder

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Gastrectomy

Surgical removal of the stomach

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Pericarditis

Inflammation around the heart

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Dysphagia

Difficult or painful eating an swallowing

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Antitoxic

Against poisons

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Postpartum

After birth

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Cholecystitis

Inflammation of the gallbladder

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Bronchitis

Inflammation of the air tubes in the tubes

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Paraplegia

Paralysis of the lower half of the body

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Gastroenteritis

Inflammation of the stomach and intestines

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Electroencephalograph

Instrument for recording electrical activity of the brain

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Adenoma

Tumor on a gland

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Dysmenorrhea

Difficult or painful flow of menstration

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Arteriosclerosis

Condition of hardening of the arteries

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Salpingo-oophorocele

Hernia or Fallopian tube and ovary

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Pyuria

Pus in the urine

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Ophthalmology

Study of the eye

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Blepharorrhaphy

See or suture of the eyelid

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Pneumonomelanosis

Condition of bleakness of the lung

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Septicemia

Poison blood

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Herniorraphy

Suture or sewing up of a rupture

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Hypoglycemia

Low blood sugar

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Paraosteoarthropathy

Disease near bone or joint

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Angiopathy

Disease or abnormal condition of the vessels