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10 terms
clinical terms
Systolic
diastolic
CPC (complete blood count)
hemacrit
The top number, which is also the higher of the two numbers,…
The bottom number, which is also the lower of the two numbers…
1. White blood cell count (WBC or leukocyte count)... 2. WBC dif…
The hematocrit is the proportion, by volume, of the blood tha…
Systolic
The top number, which is also the higher of the two numbers,…
diastolic
The bottom number, which is also the lower of the two numbers…
25 terms
Clinical Terms
Deep Veins
Superficial Veins
Perforator Veins
Spider Veins
Large veins close to the bone that carries the majority of th…
Veins closer to the skin's surface that directs blood to the…
Connect the deep veins and superficial veins.
Tangled groups of tiny blood vessels just under the skin's su…
Deep Veins
Large veins close to the bone that carries the majority of th…
Superficial Veins
Veins closer to the skin's surface that directs blood to the…
86 terms
Clinical Terms
Adiadochokinesia
Agnosia
Agraphia
Algesia
Lack of succeeding movement. Inability to perform rapidly alt…
Lack of knowledge. Lack of ability to recognize the significa…
Unable to write. Inability to express thoughts in writing owi…
Pain.
Adiadochokinesia
Lack of succeeding movement. Inability to perform rapidly alt…
Agnosia
Lack of knowledge. Lack of ability to recognize the significa…
20 terms
Clinical terms
Contracture
Convulsion
Electromyography
Fibrillation
Condition of great resistance to the stretch of a muscle.
Series of involuntary contractions of various voluntary muscl…
Technique for recording electrical changes in muscular tissue.
Spontaneous contractions of individual muscle fibers, produci…
Contracture
Condition of great resistance to the stretch of a muscle.
Convulsion
Series of involuntary contractions of various voluntary muscl…
10 terms
Clinical Terms
Mobilize Secretions
Orthopnea
Hypothermia
Hyperthermia
To get mucus moving out of the PT's airways and off of the lu…
Unable to breath while lying down
Temperature lower than normal
Temperature greater than normal
Mobilize Secretions
To get mucus moving out of the PT's airways and off of the lu…
Orthopnea
Unable to breath while lying down
40 terms
Clinical Terms
Human Genome
Genetics
Genomics
Gene Mutation
total amount of genetic info in the chromosomes of a person
the inheritance- the way traits are passed down form one gene…
the study of all the genes in a person, interactions of the g…
a permanent change in the DNA sequence that makes up a gene
Human Genome
total amount of genetic info in the chromosomes of a person
Genetics
the inheritance- the way traits are passed down form one gene…
6 terms
Clinical Terms
acne
basal cell carcinoma
biopsy
cavernous hemangioma
sebaceous gland inflammation causedby accumulation of secreti…
cancer that originates in the stratum germinativum; most comm…
removal and examination of tissue from the body for diagnosis
a mass of large blood vessels that can occur in the skin or o…
acne
sebaceous gland inflammation causedby accumulation of secreti…
basal cell carcinoma
cancer that originates in the stratum germinativum; most comm…
25 terms
Clinical Terms
Arthritus
Rickets
Kyphosis
Sutures
Most widespread crippling disease in US
Disease where bones fail to calcify causing soft bones and le…
Abnormal curvature of spine giving a hunch back apperance
Bones in skull are joined by these interlocking, immovable jo…
Arthritus
Most widespread crippling disease in US
Rickets
Disease where bones fail to calcify causing soft bones and le…
clinical terms
contracture
myokymia
duchenne muscular dystrophy
fibrilation
condition of great resistance to a stretch of a muscle
persistent quivering of a muscle
usually begins by age 5, death in early adulthood
spontaneous contractions of individual muscle fibers, produci…
contracture
condition of great resistance to a stretch of a muscle
myokymia
persistent quivering of a muscle
8 terms
Clinical terms
Blepharospasm
Exophthalmos
Lacrimation
Photophobia
Sustained involuntary closing of eyelids
Posterior displacement of eyeball
Tearing
Sensitive to light
Blepharospasm
Sustained involuntary closing of eyelids
Exophthalmos
Posterior displacement of eyeball
25 terms
Clinical Terms
Acromegaly
Ankylosis
Arthralgia
Arthrocentesis
Abnormal enlargement of facial features, hands, and feet in a…
Abnormal stiffness of a joint or fusion of bones at a joint,…
Pain in a joint.
Puncture of and removal of fluid from a joint cavity.
Acromegaly
Abnormal enlargement of facial features, hands, and feet in a…
Ankylosis
Abnormal stiffness of a joint or fusion of bones at a joint,…
16 terms
Clinical Terms
Abscess
Adhesions
Anaplasia
Antiangiogenesis factor
The accumulation of pus within an enclosed tissue space
Restricted fibrous connection that can result from surgery, i…
An irreversible change to the size and shape of tissue cells
A secretion, produced by chondrocytes, that inhibits the grow…
Abscess
The accumulation of pus within an enclosed tissue space
Adhesions
Restricted fibrous connection that can result from surgery, i…
15 terms
Clinical Terms
ribs
bellybutton
armpit
hip
costal
umbilical
axillary
gluteal
ribs
costal
bellybutton
umbilical
13 terms
Clinical Terms
Inherited condition reflecting an inab…
Itchy, red, peeling condition of the s…
Inflammation of hair follicles and seb…
Gross thickening of the epidermis caus…
Albinism
Athlete's foot
Boils and Carbuncles
Callus
Inherited condition reflecting an inab…
Albinism
Itchy, red, peeling condition of the s…
Athlete's foot
9 terms
Clinical Terms
cholesterol
familial hypercholesterolemia
galactosemia
nuclear imaging
a steroid and an important component of cellular membranes; i…
a genetic disorder resulting in high cholesterol levels in bl…
a metabolic disorder resulting from the lack of an enzyme tha…
a procedure in which an image is created on a photographic pl…
cholesterol
a steroid and an important component of cellular membranes; i…
familial hypercholesterolemia
a genetic disorder resulting in high cholesterol levels in bl…
24 terms
Clinical terms
Abdominopelvic quadrant
Abdominopelvic region
Auscultation
CT , CAT ( computerized axial tomograp…
One of four divisions of the anterior abdominal surface
One of nine divisions of the anterior abdominal surface
Listening to a patient's body sounds using a stethescope
An imaging technique that uses Xray to reconstruct the body's…
Abdominopelvic quadrant
One of four divisions of the anterior abdominal surface
Abdominopelvic region
One of nine divisions of the anterior abdominal surface
28 terms
clinical terms
neurology
psychiatry
gastroenterology
orthopedics
study of nerves
study of mental illness
study of stomach
muscular and skeleton system
neurology
study of nerves
psychiatry
study of mental illness
28 terms
Clinical Terms
Caridology
Cytology
Dermatology
Endocrinology
Study of the heart and abnormalities of the heart
Study of the structure and function of cells
Study of the skin
Study of the glands and hormones of the endocrine system
Caridology
Study of the heart and abnormalities of the heart
Cytology
Study of the structure and function of cells
10 terms
Clinical Terms
Acronym
Acute Disease
Chronic Disease
Diagnosis
Abbreviation of word
Disease with sudden onset, severe symptoms, and short duration
Disease continuing for a long time, little change in symptoms
Identification of a disease
Acronym
Abbreviation of word
Acute Disease
Disease with sudden onset, severe symptoms, and short duration
17 terms
Clinical terms
Ia
Ic/ ical/ is
Itis
Lysis
Disease,unhealthy
Pertaining to
Inflammation
Destruction
Ia
Disease,unhealthy
Ic/ ical/ is
Pertaining to
8 terms
Clinical Terms
Anuria
Cystectomy
Cystitis
Diuresis
Absence of urine due to failure of a kidney function or to an…
Surgical removal of the urinary bladder.
Inflammation of the urinary bladder.
Increased urine excretion.
Anuria
Absence of urine due to failure of a kidney function or to an…
Cystectomy
Surgical removal of the urinary bladder.
20 terms
clinical terms
atonic bladder
Horner's syndrome
vagotomy
vasovagal syncope
condition in which the urinary bladder becomes flaccid and ov…
condition due to damage to the superior sympathetic trunk on…
cutting or severing the vagus nerve to decrease secretion of…
most common cause of fainting; occurs during prolonged standing
atonic bladder
condition in which the urinary bladder becomes flaccid and ov…
Horner's syndrome
condition due to damage to the superior sympathetic trunk on…
16 terms
Clinical terms
Acne
Basal cell carcinoma
Bioposy
Contact dermatitis
Gland inflammation
Cancer that originates in stratum germ.
Removal and examination
Caused by strong chemical irritants
Acne
Gland inflammation
Basal cell carcinoma
Cancer that originates in stratum germ.
24 terms
CLinical Terms
Etiology
Pathology
Pathophysiology
Epidemiology
General cause (s)
Mechanisms of the disease process
Disruption of normal physiological functions
Who has the disease (specific cause of outbreak)
Etiology
General cause (s)
Pathology
Mechanisms of the disease process
17 terms
Clinical terms
Anoxia
Apnea
Asphyxia
Bradypnea
Absence of oxygen within tissues
Temporary absence of breathing
Condition characterized by a defiance of oxygen
Slow breathing
Anoxia
Absence of oxygen within tissues
Apnea
Temporary absence of breathing
10 terms
clinical terms
Achlorhydria
Anorexia Nervosa
Aphagia
Appendicitis
Lack of hydrochloric acid in stomach secretions
Self starvation; chronic loss of appetite
Inability to swallow
Inflammation and infection of the appendix
Achlorhydria
Lack of hydrochloric acid in stomach secretions
Anorexia Nervosa
Self starvation; chronic loss of appetite
16 terms
Clinical terms
Anisocytosis
Anti-hemophilic plasma
Citrated whole blood
Dried plasma
Abnormal variation in the size of e abnormal variation in the…
Plasma that has been processed to preserve in anti-hemophilia…
Blood with added acid citrate to prevent coagulation
Plasma that has been vacuumed dried to prevent the growth of…
Anisocytosis
Abnormal variation in the size of e abnormal variation in the…
Anti-hemophilic plasma
Plasma that has been processed to preserve in anti-hemophilia…
8 terms
Clinical Terms
Vascular Dementia
Lewy Body dementia
Normal Pressure hydrocephalous
Pseudodementia
Mult mini strokes... abrupt, progression, patchy effects... TX: do…
PD symptoms, LDOPA doesnt help. Faster decline than AD. Bad h…
Dec CSF outflow causing dementia, incontinencem ataxia, ... TX:…
Depression
Vascular Dementia
Mult mini strokes... abrupt, progression, patchy effects... TX: do…
Lewy Body dementia
PD symptoms, LDOPA doesnt help. Faster decline than AD. Bad h…
13 terms
Clinical Terms
thrush
this becomes thrush
ringworm
athlete's foot
oral candidiasis
candida albicans
tinea corporis
tinea pedis
thrush
oral candidiasis
this becomes thrush
candida albicans
Clinical Terms
Acute Disease
Chronic Disease
Diagnosis
Eponym
Disease having a rapid onset, severe symptoms, and a short co…
a disease that develops gradually and continues over a long p…
Identification of an injury or disease
a disease, structure, operation, or procedure named for the p…
Acute Disease
Disease having a rapid onset, severe symptoms, and a short co…
Chronic Disease
a disease that develops gradually and continues over a long p…
12 terms
Clinical Terms
Embolus
Embolism
thrombus
Cerebral Vascular Accident
drifting blood clot
blockage due to a blood clot in the heart or lungs or brain
stationary blood clot found in a vessle
an embolism that has gone to the brain, causes a stroke
Embolus
drifting blood clot
Embolism
blockage due to a blood clot in the heart or lungs or brain
19 terms
CLINICAL TERMS
analgesia
analgesic
anesthesia
cerebral palsy
loss or reduction in the ability to sense pain, but without l…
pain-relieving drug
loss of feeling
partial paralysis and lack of muscular coordination caused by…
analgesia
loss or reduction in the ability to sense pain, but without l…
analgesic
pain-relieving drug
22 terms
Clinical Terms
Incidence
Prevalence
Comorbidity
Morbidity
the # of new cases in a given population. ex. how many people…
the condition of being prevalent, or widespread. ex. total amt.
present simultaneously in a patient ex. comorbid insomnia
the proportion of sickness or a specific disease in a geograp…
Incidence
the # of new cases in a given population. ex. how many people…
Prevalence
the condition of being prevalent, or widespread. ex. total amt.
28 terms
Clinical Terms
Cardiology
Cytology
Dermatology
Endocrinology
Heart
Cells
Skin
Hormones
Cardiology
Heart
Cytology
Cells
9 terms
Clinical Terms
anorexia nervosa
aphagia
cirrhosis
diverticulitis
self-starvation
inability to swallow
liver condition in which the hepatic cells degenerate and the…
inflammation of small pouches that form the lining and wall o…
anorexia nervosa
self-starvation
aphagia
inability to swallow
37 terms
Clinical Terms
Chemstick
CS
One Touch
BG
finger stick blood glucose
chemstick
finger stick blood glucose (the name of the machine)
blod glucose
Chemstick
finger stick blood glucose
CS
chemstick
194 terms
Clinical Terms
AC
gtt
HOB
I&O
Before meals
Drop
Head of bed
intake and output
AC
Before meals
gtt
Drop
56 terms
Clinical terms
achondroplasia
acromegaly
Colles fracture
epiphysiolysis
a hereditary condition in which the growth of long bones by o…
abnormal growth of the hands, feet, and face, caused by overp…
a fracture of the lower end of the radius in the wrist with a…
separation of the epiphysis from the diaphysis of a bone.
achondroplasia
a hereditary condition in which the growth of long bones by o…
acromegaly
abnormal growth of the hands, feet, and face, caused by overp…
35 terms
clinical terms
la acidez
el anciano
audifono
el azucar
acidity, heartburn
elderly man
hearing aid
surgar
la acidez
acidity, heartburn
el anciano
elderly man
12 terms
Clinical Terms
anaplasia
carcinogen
dysplasia
genetic engineering
an irreversible change in the size and shape of tissue cells
a cancer-causing agent
a reversible change in the normal shape, size, and organizati…
a term that encompasses attempts to change the genetic makeup…
anaplasia
an irreversible change in the size and shape of tissue cells
carcinogen
a cancer-causing agent
18 terms
Clinical Terms
Analgesia
Analgesic
Anesthesia
Cerebral Palsy
Loss of ability to sense pain, while conscious.
Pain relieving drug
Loss of feeling
Partial paralysis and lack of muscular coordination as a resu…
Analgesia
Loss of ability to sense pain, while conscious.
Analgesic
Pain relieving drug
26 terms
Clinical terms
Aneurysm
Angina pectoris
Anoxia
Aortic stenosis
Sac-like bulging of blood vessel wall.
Chest pain from oxygen deficiency in the heart
Lack of oxygen
Narrowing of aorta valve from lesions
Aneurysm
Sac-like bulging of blood vessel wall.
Angina pectoris
Chest pain from oxygen deficiency in the heart
Clinical terms
Analgesia
Analgesic
Anesthesia
Aphasia
Loss or reduction in the ability to sense pain, but without l…
Pain-relieving drug
Loss of feeling
Disturbance or loss of the ability to use words or to underst…
Analgesia
Loss or reduction in the ability to sense pain, but without l…
Analgesic
Pain-relieving drug
35 terms
Clinical Terms
Achalasia
Ascites
Barrett's esophagus
Bruxism
A disorder in which swallowing is hindered or prevented. Boto…
Abnormal accumulation of fluid within the peritoneal cavity;…
A pathological change in the epithelium of the lower esophagu…
Grinding or clenching of teeth, usually at night during sleep…
Achalasia
A disorder in which swallowing is hindered or prevented. Boto…
Ascites
Abnormal accumulation of fluid within the peritoneal cavity;…
39 terms
Clinical Terms
Contracture
Convulsion
Electromyography
Fibrillation
Condition of great resistant to the stretch of a muscle
Series of involuntary contractions of various voluntary muscles
Technique for recording electrical changes in muscle tissues
Spontaneous contractions of individual muscle fibers producin…
Contracture
Condition of great resistant to the stretch of a muscle
Convulsion
Series of involuntary contractions of various voluntary muscles
43 terms
Clinical terms
halitosis
pica
ascites
cirrhosis
bad breath
disordered eating of substances
accumulation of fluid in peritoneal cavity
chronic liver disease
halitosis
bad breath
pica
disordered eating of substances
21 terms
clinical terms
anoxia
apnea
asthma
atelectasis
lack of oxygen in a tissue
cessation of breathing
an acute respiratory disorder characterized by unusually sens…
a collapsed lung
anoxia
lack of oxygen in a tissue
apnea
cessation of breathing
21 terms
Clinical terms
Anoxia
Asphyxia
Atelectasis
Bradypnea
Absence of oxygen
Condition where body is deprived of oxygen causing unconsciou…
Complete or partial collapse of a lung or a section of a lung
Abnormally slow breathing
Anoxia
Absence of oxygen
Asphyxia
Condition where body is deprived of oxygen causing unconsciou…
25 terms
Clinical Terms
Acromegaly
Ankylosis
Arthralgia
Anthrocentesis
Abnormal enlargement of facial features, hands, and feet in a…
Abnormal stiffness of a joint or fusion of bones at a joint,…
Pain in a joint
Puncture of and removal of fluid from a joint cavity
Acromegaly
Abnormal enlargement of facial features, hands, and feet in a…
Ankylosis
Abnormal stiffness of a joint or fusion of bones at a joint,…
11 terms
Clinical terms
Thrombus
Embolus
Embolism
Arteriosclerosis
Stationary blood clot formed in a vessel
Drifting blood clot
Blockage due to a blood clot in the heart
Thickening of the artery
Thrombus
Stationary blood clot formed in a vessel
Embolus
Drifting blood clot
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