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Chapter 1 - Introduction to Medical Terminology: Homework
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A colostomy is the surgical creation of an artificial opening between the colon and the body surface.
The term meaning pain in a joint or joints is ____________________.
The term ____________________ means pertaining to a virus.
The process of recording a radiographic study of the blood vessels after the injection of a contrast medium is known as ____________________.
The medical term ____________________ describes an inflammation of the stomach.
A/An ____________________ diagnosis is also known as a rule out.
A laceration is a pathologic change of the tissues due to disease or injury.
The abnormal hardening of the walls of an artery or arteries is called ____________________.
A/An _______________ is an abnormal passage, usually between two internal organs or leading from an organ to the surface of the body.
A ____________________ is a physician who specializes in diagnosing and treating disorders of the skin.
The formation of pus is called ____________________.
The term meaning wound or injury is ____________________.
Arterionecrosis is the abnormal softening of the walls of an artery or arteries.
The term meaning above or outside the ribs is ____________________.
Lower-than-normal blood pressure is called _____________________.
A fever is considered to be a ____________________.
An inflammation of the stomach and small intestine is known as ____________________.
An infection is the invasion of the body by a disease-producing organism.
An erythrocyte is commonly known as a red blood cell.
A/an ____________________ is the surgical removal of the appendix.
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