Medical Terminology from Jeopardy

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Gastrocele

herniation of the stomach

Eu-

normal, good

-rrhexix

to rupture

radiography of the vessels

angiography

dysphonia

difficulty in speaking

hardening of the arteries

arteriosclerosis

retro

behind, backward

cholelithiasis

gallstones

-tripsy

crushing

orthopneic

difficulty breathing in supine position (difficulty breathing except in an upright position)

cheilitis

inflammation of the lips

meso

middle

-rrhea

flow, discharge

formation, development or presence of a clot

thrombosis

phrenic

pertaining to the diaphragm

phlebitis

inflammation of a vein

gastrodynia

pain of the stomach

malacia

softening/abnormal softness

rhinorrhea

watery discharge from the nose

proctologist

physician who specializes in diseases of the anus (Kramer = the assman)

ab

to take away from

-itis

inflammation

enlarged heart

cardiomegaly

pneumonectomy

removal of all or part of the lung

hypoglossal

under the tongue

algia

pain

pneumonitis

inflammation of the lung

sac that encloses the heart

pericardium

periencephalitis

inflammation of the surface of the brain (cerebral membranes)

towards the anterior surface

ventral

inflammation of the sac around the heart

pericarditis

pyuria

pus in the urine

coccyx

tailbone

musculature that divides thoracic and abdominal cavities

diaphragm

inflammation of several arteries

polyarteritis

inflammation of the nose

rhinitis

cystitis

inflammation of the bladder

pyelolithotomy

surgical incision of the kidney to remove a stone from the renal pelvis

measurement of the amount of air taken into and expelled from the lungs

spirometry

dactylospasm

cramping of the fingers

arteriosclerosis vs atherosclerosis

hardening of the arteries vs plaque build up in arteries

urinoproctostomy

formation of artificial passage from the ureter to the rectum

displacement of a bone from a joint

dislocation

membrane lining the abdominopelvic cavity

peritoneum

difference between a thrombus and an embolus

thrombus is stationary and an embolus can move

agent that prevents or relieves a cough

antitussive

nephromegaly

enlarged kidney

carpectomy

removal of carpal bones

nephropexy

fixation of a bloated kidney

in the middle and to one side

mediolateral

state of dynamic equilibrium of the body

homeostasis

procedure where a tube is placed through the mouth to the trachea

endotracheal intubation

inflammation of the bone of the finger

phalangitis

swelling caused by obstruction of lymphatic tissue

lymphedema

lobectomy

removal of a lobe of a lung

cystocele

herniation of the bladder into the vaginal wall

chondral

pertaining to cartilage

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