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vocab 7

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Arthr
a joint or articulation
arthritis
inflammation of one or more joints
Eu
Good, well, normal
eukinesia
normal movement
euphoria
exaggerated feeling of well being
chondro/ chondri
1) cartilage
2) granular or gritty
chondrocyte
a cartilage cell, found in the lacunae of the matrix of cartilage
Carcin/o
cancer
carcinogen
an agent that causes cancer
carcinogenesis
the production, development, or origin of cancer
edema
accumulation of excess amounts of fluid in cells, tissues, or cavities
ecchymosis
purplish patch caused by hemorrhage under the skin from injury or leaking from blood vessels
ascites
an abnormal accumulation of serous fluid in the peritoneal cavity causing swelling
Iatr/o
treatment
iatrogenic
unexpected side effects resulting from treatment by physician
podiatry
branch of medicine concerned with the treatment of diseases and injuries of the feet
Idio
1)unknown
2)peculiar, distinctive, individual
idiopathic
denotes a disease which arises spontaneously, or the cause is unknown
idiosyncrasy
abnormal/unexpected effect of a drug that is particular to an individual
mal
bad, a disorder
malformation
defective or abnormal development
malaise
vague feeling of bodily discomfort
onco
a tumor, bulk,mass
oncology
branch of medicine dealing with tumors
oncolytic
pertaining to the destruction of a tumor or neoplasm
neo
new or recent
neoplasm
tissue that grows more rapidly than normal and continues to grow even after the stimuli ceases
necr, necro
death or dead
necrosis
pathologic death of one or more cells
necrology
the science of the collection, and classification of mortality statistics
splanchn
the viseral
splanchnic
pertaining to or supplying the viscera
parieto
1) a wall
2) parietal bone
parietal
relating to the wall of any cavity or the partial bone of the skull
pedo
1) child
2) foot
pediatrics
medical specialty concerned with the study and treatment of children
pedal
relating to the feet
pod
foot or foot shaped
podiatrist
medical doctor concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of the feet
post
behind, after
postsynaptic
situated beyond or distal to synapse
postprandial
following a meal
pre
before, in front of
presynaptic
situated before or proximal to a synapse
petechiae
pinpoint sized hemorrhagic spots under skin
purpura
multiple pinpoint hemorrhages and accumulation of blood under the skin
pruritus
itching
urticaria
hives; an acute allergic reaction in which welts develop on skin
uresis
excretion in urine, urination
natriuresis
excretion of sodium in the urine
viscer
internal organ
visceromotor
relating to or controlling movement in the internal organs
phor
carrying, bearing, feeling
dysphoria
feeling of unpleasantness or discomfort
exophoria
tendency for one eye to deviate outward when fusion is suspended
oma
a tumor or neoplasm
sarcoma
connective tissue tumor, highly malignant
carcinoma
a malignant neoplasm derived from epithelial tissue