Midterm Coding Definitions

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Acr/o

extremities

Albin/o

white

Ather/o

plaque, fat, fatty substance

Cholecyst/o

gallbladder

Cost/o

rib

Cyan/o

blue, bluish

-ectomy

surgical removal, excision

Eryth/o

red

-itis

inflammation

Litho

stone

-megaly

enlarged, enlargement

-oid

like, resembling

Oste/o

bone

Ot/o

ear, hearing

-pathy

disease, illness

-rrhea

abnormal flow, discharge

Adenectomy

surgical removal of a gland

Amniocentesis

surgical puncture to remove a specimen of amniotic fluid for diagnostic purposes

Apnea

the absence of spontaneous respiration

Bilateral

two sides of the body including both sides

Bradycardia

slow heartbeat/heart rate

Cervical

of or relating to a neck or cervix

Dermatologist

physician specialist of the study of the skin

Encephalomyelopathy

disease condition of the brain and spinal cord

Gastrectomy

excision of the stomach (removal)

Hematuria

blood in urine

Lipoma

fatty tissue tumor

Lymphosarcoma

malignant lymphoma that tends to metastasize freely

Orthopedist

physician specialist in treatment of skeletal and joint disorders

Osteomalacia

softening of the bone

Pediatrician

physician specialist in children's diseases and development

Tachycardia

fast heartbeat

Unilateral

one sided

Ureterolith

stone in the urether

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