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Normocephalic

Normal shaped head

Neuralgia

Nerve pain

Nystagmus

Involuntary rapid movements of the eyes

Occiput

Back of the head

Paresthesia

Abnormal tactile sensation such as numbness, tingling or burning

Petechia

tiny red spot on tissue that is caused by blood hemorrhage

Pharyngitis

Inflammation of the mucous membranes and parts of the pharynx

Photophobia

sensitivity to light

Pleurisy

Inflammation of the pleura that is painful

Pneumothorax

Air in the pleural cavity

Post-ictal

Symptoms that occur after a seizure

Purulent

Material that either is or resembles pus

Rale

Abnormal sound heard in lungs

Rhinorrhea

Runny nose

Rhonchi

Whistling sound heard when there is a partial obstruction of the rhonchi

Stenosis

Narrowing of an opening

Stridor

sound heard when there is a partial obstruction of the rhonchi

Syncope

Loss of Consciousness; faint

Tachycardia

fast heartbeat

Tachypnea

Rapid breathing

Tinea

Fungal infection of dermis ( many different types)

Tinnitus

ringing in the ears

Torsion

When an organ twists around on its own axis

Turgor

Condition of being swollen or distended

Urticaria

hives or wheals that are either lighter or darker in color than the surrounding

Vertigo

dizziness: specifically characterized by the sensation that the room is spinning

Wheeze

difficulty breathing, makes a whistling sound that is a result from the narrowing of the lumen in the respiratory passages

Cholecystitis

Infection/Inflammation of the lining of the gallbladder

Odenophagia

difficult swallowing

Orthopnea

Hard to breathe when laying down

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