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Exam 2 Clinical Terms

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fear of public places
agoraphobia
fear of pain
algophobia
absence of menstruation (menses)
amenorrhea
inequality of pupil diameter
anisocoria
lack of appetite
anorexia
a small painful grayish-white ulcer in the mouth (canker sore)
aphthous stomatitis
jerking movements of the limbs
asterixis
eye weakness characterized by eye pain, dimness of vision, etc.
asthenopia
grinding the teeth during sleep
bruxism
double vision
diplopia
difficulty in articulating words
dysarthria
decrease in taste
dysgeusia
painful menses
dysmenorrhea
difficulty in swallowing
dysphagia
inflammation of the brain
encephalitis
protrusion of the eyeball
exophthalmos
muscle contractions visible under the skin
fasciculation
excessive gas
flatulence
enlargement of gum tissue produced by factors other than local irritation
gingival hyperplasia
inflammation of the tongue
glossitis
transitional state preceding sleep
hypnagogic
excessive growth of hair
hypertrichosis
diminished sensitivity to touch
hypoesthesia
involuntary, rhythmic movement of the eyeball
nystagmus
eye muscle paralysis
ophthalmoplegia
softening of the bones
osteomalacia
burning or tingling on the skin
paresthesia
drooping of the upper eyelid
ptosis
snore
stertor