Examination technique in which the examiner's hands are used to feel the texture, consistency, and location of certain body parts.
Describes any pathologic change or disease in the SPINAL CORD
Describes the specialized mucous membranes that line the body cavities
A torn or jagged wound or an accidental cut wound
Is localized response to an injury or destruction of tissues
Part of the hip bone
Cutting or a surgical incision
Appendix or Appendices
Hangs from the lower portion of the cecum/plays an important role in the Immune System
The formation or discharge of pus
A set of the signs and symptoms that occur together as part of a specific disease process
Subjective evidence of a disease, such as pain or headache
Super or -Supra (prefix)
Above or Excessive
rhin/o (combining form)
Inflamation of Joint
A combining form
A root word with a vowel at the end so that a suffix beginning with a consonant can be added. When combining form appears alone it is shown with a / between the word root & Combining vowel.....EX: gastr/o
plaque or fatty substance
rrhage or rrhagia
the rupture of a muscle
between or among
under, less, below
surgical creation of an artifical opening to the bosy surface
objective evidence of disease such as fever
The surgical removal of the tonsils
A word root
contains the basic meaning of the term....usually indicates the involved body part.
surgical puncture of the abdomen to remove fluid
Bluish color of the skin, nail beds, and/or lips due to an insufficient amount of oxygen in the blood
X-ray imaging of blood vessels after injection of contrast material
pain in the stomach.
inflammation of the lining of the stomach
abnormal enlargement of the liver
a common disorder in which blood pressure remains abnormally high (a reading of 140/90 mm Hg or greater)
Pertaining to within a muscle
between, but not within, the parts of a tissue
any break in the skin or an organ caused by violence or surgical incision
any pathologic change or disease of muscle tissue
inflammation of a nerve accompanied by pain and sometimes loss of function
any acute, inflammatory, pus-forming bacterial skin infection such as impetigo
the scientific study of disease
Pertaining to above the ribs
an acute viral disease marked by inflammation of nerve cells of the brain stem and spinal cord--Gray Matter--
appendectomy or appendicitis
Chrionic Fatigue Syndrome
DG, Dg, Diag, diag, DX, Dx
D/D, DD, DDx, diaf. diag
prog, prong, Prx, Px
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