Anatomy 7 terms (part 3)

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oma

a tumor or neoplasm

sarcoma

a connective tissue tumor; usually highly malignant, formed by proliferation of embryonic mesodermal cells

carcinoma

a malignant neoplasm derived from epithelial tissue

phor/o

carrying, bearing, feeling

dysphoria

a feeling of unpleasantness or discomfort; feeling ill at ease

exophoria

tendency for one eye to deviate outward when fusion (the blending of slightly different images from each eye into a singe perception) is suspended

viscera

internal organs

visceromotor

relating to or controlling movement in the internal organs, esp the intestines

pruritus

itching

purpura

a condition characterized by multiple pinpoint hemorrhages and accumulation of blood under the skin, producing purplish discoloration of the skin; merging ecchymoses and petechiae over any part of the body

petechiae

pinpoint to pinhead-sized hemorrhagic spots under the skin; smaller versions of ecchymoses

urticaria

also hives, an acute allergic reaction in which round wheals (welts) develop on the skin, usually accompanied by intense itching

uresis

excretion in urine, urination

natriuresis

excretion of sodium in the urine; although this is normal, this term usually applies to greater than normal sodium excretion

stomat

mouth, opening; an artificial opening between two cavities or canals or between such and the surface of the body

stomatitis

inflammation of the mucous membrane lining of the mouth

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