Medical Terminology Study Guide (Final)

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lymphoma

tumor of lymph tissue

tachypnea

rapid breathing

bradycardia

slow heart (rate)

hematoma

tumor of blood

myocardial

pertaining to the muscle of the heart

hemostasis

stopping (the flow of) blood

phlebitis

inflammation of a vein

mucoid

resembling mucus

bronchoscope

instrument used for visual examination of the bronchi

splenomegaly

enlargement of the spleen

angioplasty

surgical repair of a (blood) vessel

rhinorrhea

discharge from the nose

embolism

sudden blocking of an artery by foreign material, such as air or fat, that enters the blood stream and moves until it lodges at another point in the circulation

hyperpnea

excessive breathing

dyspnea

difficult breathing

endrotracheal

pertaining to within the trachea

sputum

mucous secretion from the lungs, bronchi, and trachea expelled through the mouth

bronchogenic

Originating in the bronchus

pneumonia

diseased state of the lung

laryngoscope

instrument used for visual examination of the larynx

pyothorax

Pus in the chest cavity

leuocytopenia

abnormal reduction of white (blood) cells

thrombocyte

(blood) clotting cell

hemorrhage

rapid loss of blood

splenectomy

surgical removal of the spleen

arterial

pertaining to an artery

sinusotomy

incision into the sinus

apnea

absence of breathing

nasopharyngitis

inflammation of the nose and pharynx

thoracotomy

incision into the thorax

neuroma

tumor composed of nerve tissue

histology

study of tissue

prognosis

prediction of a possible outcome of a disease

cytology

study of cells

sarcoma

tumor composed of connective tissue

cytoid

resembling a cell

carcinogenic

producing cancer

lipoid

resembling fat

malignant

tending to become progressively worse

visceral

pertaining to internal organs

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