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Medical Terminology: Common Clinical Signs & Symptoms

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anesthesia
loss of feeling, as to an area of skin
bradycardia
lowered heart rate
bradypnea
abnormally slo rate of breathing
cachexia
significant loss of appetite resulting in loss of weight and muscle mass
dyspnea
difficulty breathing
edema
swelling, commonly abnormal accumulation of fluid beneath the skin
emesis
vomiting
epistaxis
nose bleed
febrile
feverish
hemoptysis
coughing up blood
hypesthesia
diminished sensation as to an area of skin
icterus
yellowish pigmentation of the skin due to increased bilirubin levels
jaundice
yellowish pigmentation of the skin due to increased bilirubin levels
paresis
muscle weakness, without complete loss of function
paresthesia
tingling and numbness as to an area of skin
syncope
feeling of lightheadedness, feeling faint
tachycardia
elevated heart rate
tachypnea
increased breathing rate