Buss Med Term Ch. 1 Medical Terms

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All 46 medical terms for Chapter 1: Introduction to Medical Terminology.

tonsillitis

inflammation of the tonsils, inflamed tonsils

tonsillectomy

surgical removal of the tonsils

cardiac

pertaining to the heart, adjective

gastrosis

any disease of the stomach

cyanosis

blue discoloration of the skin caused by a lack of oxygen in the blood

melanosis

unusual condition where black pigment is deposited in body tissues or organs

poliomyelitis

viral infection of the gray matter of the spinal cord

neuroplasty

surgical repair of a nerve

neuritis

inflammation of a nerve(s)

gastroenteritis

inflammation of the stomach and small intestine

gastralgia

pain in the stomach

gastrodynia

pain in the stomach

gastritis

inflammation of the stomach

arteriomalacia

abnormal softening of the arterial walls

arterionecrosis

tissue death of an artery(ies)

arteriosclerosis

abnormal hardening of the arterial walls

arteriostenosis

abnormal narrowing of artery(ies)

abdominocentesis

surgical puncture of abdominal cavity to remove fluid

myoplasty

surgical repair of a muscle

arthroscopy

visual examination of the internal structure of a joint

hemorrhage

loss of a large amount of blood in a short time

myorrhaphy

surgical suturing of a muscle wound

diarrhea

frequent flow of loose or watery stools

myorrhexis

rupture of a muscle

natal

pertaining to birth, adjective

prenatal

time and events prior to birth

perinatal

time and events surrounding birth

postnatal

time and events after birth

otorhinolaryngology

study of the ear, nose, and throat

otolaryngology

study of the ears, and larynx or throat

lithotomy

surgical incision to remove a stone

appendicitis

inflammation of the appendix

endarterial

pertaining to the interior or lining of an artery, adjective

arthralgia

pain in joint(s), joint pain

appendectomy

surgical removal of the appendix

colostomy

surgical creation of an artificial excretory opening between the colon and body surface

colotomy

surgical incision into the colon

mycosis

abnormal condition or disease caused by fungus

myelopathy

pathologic change or disease in the spinal cord

myopathy

pathologic change or disease of muscle tissue

dermatologist

physician who specializes in diagnosing and treating disorders of the skin

neonatology

study of disorders of the newborn

pyelitis

inflammation of the renal pelvis

pyoderma

any acute, inflammatory, pus-forming bacterial skin infection

pyrosis

discomfort from regurgitation of stomach acid up into the esophagus, heartburn

viral

pertaining to a virus, adjective

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