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Medical Terminology from Jeopardy

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Gastrocele
herniation of the stomach
Eu-
normal, good
-rrhexix
to rupture
radiography of the vessels
angiography
dysphonia
difficulty in speaking
hardening of the arteries
arteriosclerosis
retro
behind, backward
cholelithiasis
gallstones
-tripsy
crushing
orthopneic
difficulty breathing in supine position (difficulty breathing except in an upright position)
cheilitis
inflammation of the lips
meso
middle
-rrhea
flow, discharge
formation, development or presence of a clot
thrombosis
phrenic
pertaining to the diaphragm
phlebitis
inflammation of a vein
epi
above
gastrodynia
pain of the stomach
malacia
softening/abnormal softness
rhinorrhea
watery discharge from the nose
proctologist
physician who specializes in diseases of the anus (Kramer = the assman)
ab
to take away from
-itis
inflammation
enlarged heart
cardiomegaly
pneumonectomy
removal of all or part of the lung
hypoglossal
under the tongue
mono
one
algia
pain
pneumonitis
inflammation of the lung
sac that encloses the heart
pericardium
periencephalitis
inflammation of the surface of the brain (cerebral membranes)
towards the anterior surface
ventral
inflammation of the sac around the heart
pericarditis
pyuria
pus in the urine
coccyx
tailbone
musculature that divides thoracic and abdominal cavities
diaphragm
inflammation of several arteries
polyarteritis
inflammation of the nose
rhinitis
cystitis
inflammation of the bladder
pyelolithotomy
surgical incision of the kidney to remove a stone from the renal pelvis
measurement of the amount of air taken into and expelled from the lungs
spirometry
dactylospasm
cramping of the fingers
arteriosclerosis vs atherosclerosis
hardening of the arteries vs plaque build up in arteries
urinoproctostomy
formation of artificial passage from the ureter to the rectum
displacement of a bone from a joint
dislocation
membrane lining the abdominopelvic cavity
peritoneum
difference between a thrombus and an embolus
thrombus is stationary and an embolus can move
agent that prevents or relieves a cough
antitussive
nephromegaly
enlarged kidney
carpectomy
removal of carpal bones
nephropexy
fixation of a bloated kidney
in the middle and to one side
mediolateral
state of dynamic equilibrium of the body
homeostasis
procedure where a tube is placed through the mouth to the trachea
endotracheal intubation
inflammation of the bone of the finger
phalangitis
swelling caused by obstruction of lymphatic tissue
lymphedema
lobectomy
removal of a lobe of a lung
cystocele
herniation of the bladder into the vaginal wall
chondral
pertaining to cartilage