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Medical Terminology-Final self Test II

Final self Test II-IPPE medical terminology
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Mastoptosis
pendulous, drooping breast
Epistaxis
nosebleed
Amenorrhea
cessation of menstruation
Antipyretic
a substance that counteracts (acts against) the effects of a fever
Nephrolith
a stone (calculus) in the kidney
Enterectasia
dilatation (stretching) of the small intestine
Paroxysmal
of, or pertaining to, a sudden recurrent onset of a condition
(convulsions)
Encephalorrhagia
hemorrhage within the brain
Craniocele
hernia of structures in the skull (cranium)
Anorexia
loss of appetite
Gingivoglossitis
inflammation of the gums and tongue
Cholecystitis
inflammation of the gallbladder
Abdominalgia
painful abdomen
Arteriospasm
spasm (twitching) of an artery
Adenosclerosis
condition of hardening of glandular tissue
Duodenohepatic
of, or pertaining to, the duodenum and liver
Endobronchoscopy
examination of the inside of the bronchi
Iridoplegia
paralysis of the iris
Tracheostomy
making a new permanent opening in the trachea
Syndactyly
webbing or fusion of fingers or toes
Phleborrhexis
rupture of a vein
Cryptorchidism
condition due to hidden (undescended) testes
Thromboid
resembling a blood clot
Electroencephalogram
record (picture) of electrical activity in the brain
Myelodysplasia
abnormal development of the spinal cord
Singultus
hiccup, hiccough
Intercostal
between the ribs
Epigastric
of, or pertaining to, area of belly over stomach
Urethrocystitis
inflammation of the urethra and bladder
Hypothyroidism
condition of insufficient thyroid excretion
Traumatology
the study (science) of injuries and their effect on the body
Pericardiectomy
excision of tissue around the heart
Syndrome
a group of symptoms occurring together
Hepatorrhaphy
suturing (repairing) the liver
Megalodactylism
condition of abnormally large fingers and toes
Nephropexy
surgical fixation of the kidney in its normal place
Pneumonomelanosis
condition of black lungs, black lung disease
Cerebrovascular
of, or pertaining to, the vessels of the brain
Chondromalacia
condition of softened cartilage tissue
Amniocentesis
puncture of the amniotic sac and withdrawing of fluid
Inframammary
below the breast
Leukocytolysis
destruction of white blood cells
Salpingectomy
surgical removal of the fallopian tube
Hemodialysis
removal of toxic waste products from the blood
Metastasis
spreading of a malignant disease to another organ or location
Cyanopia
blue vision
Ophthalmopathy
abnormal condition of the eyes
Pneumohemothorax
air and blood in the chest cavity
Otorhinolaryngologist
physician specialist in ear, nose, and voice box diseases
Primagravida
a woman pregnant for the first time