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ophthalmoscope
instrument for examining the eye
oliguria
less than normal urine
atrophy
without nutrition
hepatitis
inflammation of the liver
cephalgia
head pain
proctologist
person who studies diseases of rectum
hypoglycemia
low blood sugar
gastroenteritis
inflammation of stomach and intestine
cholelithiasis
condition of stones in the gallbladder
bradycardia
slow heart rate
transdermal
across the skin
aphasia
without speech
dysphagia
difficult swallowing
hydrophobia
fear of water
craniotomy
cutting into the skull
otoscopy
diagnostic examination of the ear
bilateral
two sides, both sides
hysterectomy
surgical removal of the uterus
cyanosis
conditions of blueness
pathology
study of disease or abnormal condition
paraplegia
paralysis of lower half of body
pseudomyoma
false muscle tumor or swelling
microcytemia
small blood cell
homogenous
small kind or type
histology
study of tissue
tracheostomy
creation of an opening in trachea or windpipe
hydrocele
enlarged space or chamber of water
electrocardiograph
instrument for recording heart
dyspnea
difficult or painful breathing
thrombocytopenia
lack of clotting cells
mastectomy
surgical removal of the breasts
periencephalitis
inflammation around the brain
phleboplasty
surgical correction of vein
nephrogenetic
originating in the kidney
rhinostenosis
condition of narrowing in nose
dysmenorrhagia
difficult or painful excessive or sudden monthly flow
arteriosclerosis
condition of hardening in arteries
polydactyl
many fingers
intercostal
between the ribs
neokinetic
new motion
litholysis
destruction or dissolving of stone
hematuria
blood in the urine
bronchiectasis
expansion of air tubes in lungs
osteochondroma
tumor of bone and cartilage
leukocyte
white blood cell
glossopharyngeal
pertaining to the tongue and throat (pharynx)
pseudoneuroma
false tumor of a nerve
ectoderm
outside the skin
pleurocentesis
surgical puncture to remove fluid from the side or rib
hyperopia
excessive or more than normal vision
neopathy
new disease
dermatologist
person who studies the skin
polycythemia
excessive blood cells
hematuria
blood in the urine
pseudoappendicitis
false inflammation of the appendix
septicemia
blood poison or rot
myasthenia
muscle weakness or lack of strength
thoracentesis
surgical puncture to remove fluid in thorax or chest
oophorectomy
surgical removal of an ovary
pyorrhea
flow or discharge of pus
amenorrhea
without menstrual flow