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bad, difficult, or pain
surgical removal, cutting out
abnormal condition, disease
the surgical creation of an artificial opening to the body surface
cutting, surgical incision
bleeding, abnormal excessive fluid discgarge
flow or discharge
Which word part means abnormal softening?
A word part meaning large, abnormal size, or long
The abnormal narrowing of an artery or arteries is know as
Which term means surgical repair of a nerve?
is any condition of unusual deposits of black pigment in body tissues or organs
means an organ or body part that is not working properly
The part of term which contains the basic meaning of the term is the
In the term otorhinolaryngology, whichword part means ear?
This word part means right side
The word part__-refers to the renal pelvis, which is part of the kidney
this term is an adjective that means pertaining to the heart
which combining form means white?
Which term describes the time and events surrounding birth?
the medical term for surgical repairs of an muscle is
the suffix___means the process of producing a picture or record
Inflammation of the appendix is know as
which combining form means nerve?
The resulting film created by angiography is know as an
A word part meaning a surgical puncture to remove fluid for diagnostic purposes
This medical term means a surgical incision for the removal of stone
lower part of body, tail
out of, outside, away from
the science or study of
disease, suffering, feeling emotion
plas/i, plas/o, -plasia
development, growth, formation
behind, toward the back
control, maintenance of a constant level
which term means any abnormal condition of a gland?
A structure that is located below the transverse plane is said to be
The humerus is the bone of the upper arm. Which end of this bone is nearest the Medline?
Which term means the study of the structure, composition, and function of tissues?
Which type of specialized EPITHELIAL TISSUE LINES THE BLOOD ANY LYMPH VESSELS?
which type of disorder is fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS)?
Which term refers to the back of the body or an organ?
The hypochondriac regions are covered by the lower ribs?
Which glands pour their secretions directly into the bloodstream?
Which term describes an abnormal increase in the number of normal cells in normal arrangement in a tissue?
the smallest structural and functional unit of an organism (body)
The study of anatomy, physiology, pathology, and chemistry of the cell is know as_____.
A______ specializes in the study of the organization of tissues at all levels
Diseases such as the flu are spread through contact with contaminated respiratory droplets in ______ transmission
The____ is the outer layer of the peritoneum that lines the interior of the abdominal wall
means uppermost, above, or toward the head
the term___ describes the congenital absence of a normal body opening
When a ___is inherited from either parent,the offspring will inherit the genetic characteristic
A physician who specializes in the general medical care of hospitalized patients is known as a/an
A/an___ is a somewhat independent part of the body that performs a function
Tissues that from glands and a protective covering for all body surfaces are called
is a generic variation associated with characteristic facial appearance, learning disabilities, and physical abnormalities such
This type of disease is also known as a contagious disease
This plane is also know as the coronal plane
tissues has the specialized ability to contract and relax
These type of cells are found among differentiated cells in a tissue or organ
adult steam cells
This cavity is also know as the chest cavity
This type of condition is also know as a birth defect
This condition is genetic disorder that causes nerve degeneration with symptoms that most often appear in midlife
A specialist in the study of outbreaks of disease within a population group is know as a/an
oss/e, oss/i, oste/o, osto/o
bone marrow, red bone marrow
crooked, bent, stiff
to bind, tie together
curve, swayback, bent
loosening or setting free
spinal cord, bone marrow
vertebrae, vertebral column, backbone
Which term means relating to the formation of blood cells?
An autologous transplant uses bone marrow harvested from the patient
Which term means the dislocation or displacement of bone from its joint?
which term means abnormal softening of cartilage?
which structure forms the lower portion of the sternum?
Which term means a surgical procedure performed to stiffen a joint or to join spinal vertebrae?
Which structure connects bones to bones
The sternum is also known as the collarbone
False, is know as Breastbone
Which term means an abnormal increase in the outward curvature of the spine?
Which term describes stiffness in the joints, particularly in the elderly ?
the lower part of the sternum is called the
is stiffness of the joints, specially in older adults
which procedure is the surgical repair of cartilage?
which diagnostic technique is most commonly used to visualize a bone fracture?
is a relatively rare malignant tumor that originates in a bone
Primary bone cancer
Which bone is known as the kneecap?
Which bone tissue functions as a fat-storage area and is located in the medullary cavity?
yellow bone marrow
The opening in a bone, trough which the blood vessels,nerves, and ligaments pass, is know as a
the surgical removal of a portion of the skull is known as
a transplant using healthy bone marrow cells from a compatible donor is a/an
allogenic bone marrow transplant
An inflammation of the synovial membrane is know as
This term means the surgical removal of bone
the medical term is also know as clubfoot
the medical term for the large bone in the lower leg, also know as the skin bone, is
This type of fracture is also known as a simple or complete fracture
which term describes the surgical repair or replacement of a damaged joint?
smooth, rubbery connective tissue that makes up the tip of the nose is called
which is the only movable bone of the skull?
a___ fracture occurs when a person tries to stop a fall by landing on his or her hands
the attempted realignment of a bone involved in a fracture or joint dislocation is know as
muscul/0, my/o, myos/o
Fascia, fibrous band
ten/o, tend/o, tendin/o
hernia, tumor, swelling
bad, difficult, or paintful
fibrous tissue, fiber
abnormal condition, disease, plural of -ium
tone, streching, tension
Which condition is commonly know as hiccups?
Which term describes the movement of the arm toward the body?
which term describes the rupture of a muscle?
Which term means weakness or slight paralysis of a muscle?
Which procedure is the surgical repair of a muscle?
A ganglion cyst occurs when the wrist is chronically overused and becomes inflamed and swollen
False, is harmless fluid-filled swelling that occurs most commonly on the outer surface of the wrist.
What is the meaning of the suffix -PARESIS?
Sarcopenia is the age-related reduction in skeletal muscle mass in the elderly
Which term means difficulty in controlling voluntary movement?
Myofascial damage is caused by overworking the muscles
Blood or lymph vessel
plaque, fatty substances
a mixture or blending
blood, blood condition
blood, relating to the blood
Which condition is an inflammation of the tissue surrounding the heart?
Which term describes a foreign object circulating in the blood?
idiopathic hypertension is also known as malignant hypertension
Which condition is the tissue death of the walls of blood vessels?
Which condition is the narrowing of a blood vessel?
Which condition is a deficiency of blood passing through an organ or a body part?
Which blood disorder is marked by an absence of all formed blood elements?
Plasmapheresis is the removal of whole blood from the body, separation of its cellular elements and reinfusion of elements suspended in saline or plasma substitute *
Which fatty substance travels in the blood in packets called lipoproteins?
Which tissue forms the inner layer of the heart?
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