Medical Terminology: Common Clinical Signs & Symptoms

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anesthesia

loss of feeling, as to an area of skin

bradycardia

lowered heart rate

bradypnea

abnormally slo rate of breathing

cachexia

significant loss of appetite resulting in loss of weight and muscle mass

dyspnea

difficulty breathing

edema

swelling, commonly abnormal accumulation of fluid beneath the skin

emesis

vomiting

epistaxis

nose bleed

febrile

feverish

hemoptysis

coughing up blood

hypesthesia

diminished sensation as to an area of skin

icterus

yellowish pigmentation of the skin due to increased bilirubin levels

jaundice

yellowish pigmentation of the skin due to increased bilirubin levels

paresis

muscle weakness, without complete loss of function

paresthesia

tingling and numbness as to an area of skin

syncope

feeling of lightheadedness, feeling faint

tachycardia

elevated heart rate

tachypnea

increased breathing rate

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