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a cardiovascular disease characterized by a sac-like widening of an artery resulting from weakening of the artery wall
absence of the sense of smell (as by damage to olfactory nasal tissue or the olfactory nerve or by obstruction of the nasal passages)
nursing, the portion of the nursing process that includes collecting and verifying data and analyzing the data as a basis for developing a patient's plan of care
listening for sounds within the body, usually with a stethoscope or an ultrasound blood-flow detector (Doppler)
bronchovesicular breath sounds
loud , high pitched hollow sounds normally heard over the trachea and the large bronchi.
enlargement of the fingertips and flattening of the angle between the fingernail and the nailbed, a classic sign of long-term oxygen deprivation
the delicate membrane that lines the eyelids and covers the exposed surface of the sclera
a dry, crackling or grating sound produced by air in subcutaneous tissue, by air moving through fluid in the alveoli of the lungs or by bone rubbing against bone.
a set of six muscles, innervated by the cranial nerves that move the eyes in a conjugate(parallel) manner
any material such as fluid, cells or cellular debris that has escaped from blood vessels and has been deposited in tissues or on tissue surfaces, usually as a result of inflammation
a scratching or squeaking sound that persists throughout the respiratory cycle and does not clear with coughing
a large protuberance on the inferior part of the posterior margin of the body of the ischium, the three major bones that make up each half of the pelvis
the muscle that closes the mouth and is the mjor muscle involved in mastication (chewing)
crackles, dounds heard primarily during inhalatin and resulting from air bubbling through mositure in the alveoli or from collapsed alveoli popping open
valvular , backward flowing of blood through the orifices of the heart valves due to abnormal closing of the valves
dry, low-pitched, snore-like noises produced in the throat or bronchial tubve due to a partial obstruction such as secretions
an instrument that exposes the interior of a passage or cavity of the body by enlarging its opening
a harsh, high pitched sound such as that heard on inhalation with an acute laryngeal obstruction
placing the heel of one foot in front of and touching the toes of the other foot and repeating the process to walk in a straight line , used as a test of gait and sobriety
a source of illumination directed from an angle to the side of what is being examined,
muscle that arises in the temporal fossa and inserts into the lower jaw and closes the jaw
a sensation fo vibration felt on palpation such as over the heart during loud, harsh cardiac murmurs
pendent, fleshy mass, most often used to refer to the one hanging from the soft palate above the root of the tongue
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