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Medical Terminology Study Guide (Final)

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lymphoma
tumor of lymph tissue
tachypnea
rapid breathing
bradycardia
slow heart (rate)
hematoma
tumor of blood
myocardial
pertaining to the muscle of the heart
hemostasis
stopping (the flow of) blood
phlebitis
inflammation of a vein
mucoid
resembling mucus
bronchoscope
instrument used for visual examination of the bronchi
splenomegaly
enlargement of the spleen
angioplasty
surgical repair of a (blood) vessel
rhinorrhea
discharge from the nose
embolism
sudden blocking of an artery by foreign material, such as air or fat, that enters the blood stream and moves until it lodges at another point in the circulation
hyperpnea
excessive breathing
dyspnea
difficult breathing
endrotracheal
pertaining to within the trachea
sputum
mucous secretion from the lungs, bronchi, and trachea expelled through the mouth
bronchogenic
Originating in the bronchus
pneumonia
diseased state of the lung
laryngoscope
instrument used for visual examination of the larynx
pyothorax
Pus in the chest cavity
leuocytopenia
abnormal reduction of white (blood) cells
thrombocyte
(blood) clotting cell
hemorrhage
rapid loss of blood
splenectomy
surgical removal of the spleen
arterial
pertaining to an artery
sinusotomy
incision into the sinus
apnea
absence of breathing
nasopharyngitis
inflammation of the nose and pharynx
thoracotomy
incision into the thorax
neuroma
tumor composed of nerve tissue
histology
study of tissue
prognosis
prediction of a possible outcome of a disease
cytology
study of cells
sarcoma
tumor composed of connective tissue
cytoid
resembling a cell
carcinogenic
producing cancer
lipoid
resembling fat
malignant
tending to become progressively worse
visceral
pertaining to internal organs