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endocolitis
inflammation of the inner layer of the large intesting
enterorrhagia
hemorrhage from the small intestine
abduction
movement away from the midline
thoracentesis
surgical puncture of the chest
tachycardia
rapid or fast heart
cystoscope
instrument to examine the bladder
lumbar
pertaining to the lower back
dysphasia
difficult speech
orchiectomy
removal of a testicle
mammogram
record of the breast
pneumonectomy
excision of the lung
acrocyanosis
abnormal condition of blue extremeties
acroscleroderma
abnormal hardened skin of the extremities
adenopathy
any disease of the gland
otologist
specialist who studies the ear
tracheostomy
permanent opening in the windpipe
pyorrhea
discharge of pus
carcinoma
cancerous tumor or growth
craniomalacia
abnormal softening of the skull
cholelithectomy
surgical removal of a gallstone
leukocytopenia
deficiency of white blood cells
neuropathologist
specialist who studies diseases of the nerves
hypotrophy
under or below normal development
ectoderm
outer layer of the skin
oophoropexy
surgical fixation of the ovaries
hemiplegia
paralysis of one half
jejunocolostomy
permanent opening of the large intestine and middle part of the small intestine
hyperglycemia
more than normal glucose in the blood
polydipsia
excessive thirst
pyeloplasty
surgical repair of the renal pelvis
intracerebral
pertaining to within the cerebrum
diagnosis
through knowledge
anterioposterior
front to back
osteoarthritis
inflammation of the bones and joints
distal
pertaining to farther away from the body
fibrile
fever
sternalgia
pain of the breastbone
tympanotomy
surgical incision of the eardrum
ophthalmoscope
instrument to examine the eye
primiparous
to bear the first child
suprapubic
above the pubis
gluconeogenesis
formation of new sugar
bradykinesia
pertaining to slow movement
abdominocentesis
surgical puncture of the abdomen to remove fluid
cephalgia
pain in the head
diplopia
double vision
nasoseptitis
inflammation and infection of the nose
amenorrhea
without menstrual flow
spondylolysis
breakdown of the spine
retroligual
behind the tongue
lithogenesis
creating a stone
staphylococcus
clusters of bacteria
bradypnea
slow breathing
hydrocephalic
pertaining to water on the brain
cele
is a suffix
interdental
pertaining to between the teeth
analgesia
without sensitivity to pain
cryptorchid
hidden testicle
salpingotomy
incision into the fallopian tube
gingivoglossitis
inflammation of the gums and tongue
oliguria
small amount of urine
nephroptosis
prolapse of the kidney
anesthesia
without feeling or sensation
hypoglossal
pertaining to under or below the tongue
gastrectasia
stretching, dilatation of the stomach
phlebothrombosis
condition of a clot in a vein
thrombophlebitis
inflammation of a vein with a clot
laparohysteropexy
surgical fixation of the uterus and abdominal wall
necrosis
condition of dead tissue
mesonephroma
tumor of the middle layer of kidney
monorchid
one testicle
psychogenic
creation of the mine
multipara
to bear more than one child
thermometer
instrument to measure heat
esophagomyotomy
surgical incision of muscle of the esophagus
hematuria
pertaining to blood in the urine
narcosis
condition of sleep
sanguineous
pertaining to bloody drainage
ureterorrhaphy
suturing or stitching of the ureter
pneumoencephalography
process of recording air in the brain
pancreatoduodenectomy
excision of the pancreas and 1st portion of the small intestine
stomatonecrosis
condition of dead tissue in the mouth
aplasia
pertaining to without formation
septicemia
infected (or infection of) blood
infracostal
pertaining to below or under the ribs
melanocyte
black cell