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Vocabulary Chapter 31
Abnormal sound or murmur heard on ausculation of an organ, vessel, or gland
Abnormal enlargement of the fingertips; usually seen with advanced heart and lung disease.
examination of the large intestine with fiber optic scope.
a graphic record of electrical conduction through the heart
pathologic accumulation of air in the tissue or organs; in the lungs the bronchioles become plugged with mucus and lose elasticity.
the manner or style of walking.
formation and developement of blood cells in the bone marrow.
moving or exercising a body part via an externally applied force.
abnormal sound heard when auscultating the heart that may or may not have a pathologic origin.
small lumps, lesions, or swelling felt when palpating the skin.
rhythmic contractions of involuntary muscle lining the gastrointestinal tract.
inspection of a cavity or organ by passing light through the walls.
physical injury or wound caused by an external force or violence.
contraction of the muscle lining blood vessels that result in decreased lumen size.