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medical term, 2/15/2013

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combining form
the root plus combining vowel
itis
inflammation
hypo
under, deficient or less than normal
logy
study of
adenoma
tumor of gland
cystoscopy
visual examination of the urinary bladder
prognosis
predication about the outcome of treatment
neuralgia
nerve pain
kidney
ren/o and nephr/o
respiratory system
system that controls breathing
cell
individual unit that each par of the body is composed of
musculoskeletal system
supports the body and allows it to move
larynx
the voice box
urethra
tube leading from the bladder to the outside of the body
pituitatary gland
endocrine gland located at the base of the brain
spinal cord
nervous tissue that is surrounded by backbone
thoracic cavity
chest cavity
peritoneum
membrane surrounding the organs in the abdomen
pelvis
bones in the region of the hip
antibody
protein made by white blood cells and capable of destroying bacateria and viruses
congenital anomaly
irregularity that occurs at birth
bradycardia
slow heartbeat
cerebral
relates to the brain
carcinoma
cancerous tumor
erythrocyte
red blood cell
thrombosis
cerebrovascular accident (CVA) can be caused by:
gastric resection
gastrectomy
pathologist
doctor who perform autopsoes and examines biopsy samples
enteritis
inflammation of the small intestine
cell
cyt/o
blood
hamat/o
abdomen
lapar/o
head
cephal/o
mediastinum
space in the chest that contains the heart and other organs is the:
cartilage
flexible connective tissue found between bones at joints is:
throat
pharyng/o
abnormal condition
osis
septicemia
blood infection
ischemia
condition in which white blood is held back from an organ
sclerosis
condition of hardening
hematuria
condition of blood in the urine
chronic
condition that lasts for a long time
mammoplasty
surgical repair of breast tissue
hardening
sclerosis
pertaining to patient care
clinical
enter/o
small intestines
re-retro
beyond