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Chapter 3 Review

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Erythrocyte
Red blood cells
Electrocardiogram
A record or tracing of the electrical impluses of the heart
Hemolysis
Destruction of red blood cells that results in liberation of hemoglobin
Abductor
A muscle that draws a body part away from the midline of the body
Dystrophy
Any disease caused by defective nutrition or metabolism
Carcinogensis
The production or orgin of cancer
Megalocyte
A large cell usually restricted to mean an extremely large red blood cell
Cytoscopy
Examination of cells
Albino
An individulal with congenital absence of pigment in the skin, hair, and eyes
Cyanosis
A condition in which deficiency of oxygen results in a slightly bluish slatelike color of the skin
Dyskinesia
Painfull or diffucult movement
Phagocyte
A cell that ingests particulate matter
Lithotrispy
Surgical crushing of a stone
Cephalometry
Measurement of the head
Photophobia
unusual sensitivity of the eyes to light
Pyromania
Abnormal preoccupation with fire
Leukocyte
A white blood cell
Electroencephalograph
An instrument used to record the electrical impulses of the brain
Stupor
The combining form in the term narcotic
Psychogenic
Originating in the mind
Litholysis
Dissolving or destruction of a calculus
Lipoma
A benign tumor composed of fatty tissue
Necrosis
Death of areas of tissue or bone surrounded by healthy tissues
Melanoma
Malignant pigmented tumor
Pyoderma
An inflammatory disease of the skin in which pus is produced
Ophthalmopathy
Any disease of the eye
Narcolepsy
A chronic ailment that consists of recurrent attacks of drowsiness and sleep
Aphonia
Absence or loss of voice
Cryosurgery
Destruction of tissue by application of extream cold temperatures
Hyperthermia
A serious condition in which the body temperature is greatly elevated because of retention of body heat
Mycodermatitis
Inflammation of the skin caused by a fungus
Cancer
Carcinoma
Endotracheal
Inside the trachea
Dermal
Pertaining to the skin
Cryptorchidism
Undescended testicle
Macrocephaly
Enlarged head
Mycology
The study of fungi
Tachycardia
Increased pulse rate
Euthyroid
Normal thyroid function
Contraindication
Any condition that renders some particulat line of treatment improper
Pare-appendicitis
Inflammation of the tissue adjacent to or near the appendix
Bradyphasia
Abnormal slowness of speech
Anticonvulsive
An agent that is used to prevent convulsions
Hypoparathyroidism
Below normal secretion of the parathyroids
Anaerobic
Able to live without oxygen
Transdermal
A type of drug that can be absorbed through the skin surface
Bradyphasia
This word has the predix brady. The prefix does not indicate a location on the body
Xanthosis
Indicates Yellow
Microscope
Micro indicates small
Carcinogen
Cancer-causing substance
Dysphasia
Difficult speech
Electrolysis
Destruction of tissue by electrical current
Diplopia
Double vision
Polydipsia
Excessive thirst
Hemiplegia
Paralysis of one side of the body
Cephalic
Pertaining to the head
Electrocardiogram
Record produced in electrocardiography
Intramucular
Within the muscle
Afebrile
Without fever