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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…
Clinical Terms
Chiropractic
clubfoot
laminectomy
pelvimetry
system of treating disease by manipulating the vertebral colu…
soles of feet face medially and toes point inferiorly
surgical removal of vertebral lamina
measurement of dimensions of inlet and outlet of pelvis usual…
Chiropractic
system of treating disease by manipulating the vertebral colu…
clubfoot
soles of feet face medially and toes point inferiorly
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…
175 terms
Clinical Medicine Term 2
Part of normal flora of mouth, vagina…
pregnancy, oral contraceptives, antibi…
Intertrigo
Vulvovaginitis
Yeast Infections "Monilia"
What causes this organism (which is part of the normal flora)…
Part of normal flora of mouth, vagina…
Yeast Infections "Monilia"
pregnancy, oral contraceptives, antibi…
What causes this organism (which is part of the normal flora)…
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…
5 terms
Clinical Terms
Disorder
Disease
Symptoms
Signs
abnormality of structure/function
specific illness determined by signs & symptoms
subjective changes not observable from outside
measurable observable changes
Disorder
abnormality of structure/function
Disease
specific illness determined by signs & symptoms
77 terms
clinical terms
absence of menstruation
absence of the sense of smell
a painful grayish-white ulcer in the m…
absence of breathing
Amenorrhea
Anosmia
Aphthous stomatitis
Apnea
absence of menstruation
Amenorrhea
absence of the sense of smell
Anosmia
Clinical Terms
amenorrhea
anosmia
aphthous stomatitis
apnea
absence of menstruation
absence of the sense of smell
a painful grayish white ulcer in the mouth... aka canker sore
absence of breathing
amenorrhea
absence of menstruation
anosmia
absence of the sense of smell
Clinical terms
amenorrhea
anosmia
aphthous stomatitis
apnea
absence of menstruation
absence of sense of smell
painful grayish-white ulcer in the mouth
absence of breathing
amenorrhea
absence of menstruation
anosmia
absence of sense of smell
18 terms
Clinical Terms
botulism
carpal tunnel syndrome
fibrosis
hernia
a disease characterized by sever, potentially fatal paralysis…
ischemia resulting from accumulated blood and fluid trapped w…
a process in which a tissue is replaced by fibrous connective…
a condition involving an organ or a body part that protrudes…
botulism
a disease characterized by sever, potentially fatal paralysis…
carpal tunnel syndrome
ischemia resulting from accumulated blood and fluid trapped w…
14 terms
clinical terms
hyperinsulinism
hypoglycemia
hirsutism
hypophysectomy
excessive insulin secretion; hypoglycemia; triggers release o…
low blood sugar levels
excessive hair growth in women usually due to excessive andro…
surgical removal of the pituitary gland
hyperinsulinism
excessive insulin secretion; hypoglycemia; triggers release o…
hypoglycemia
low blood sugar levels
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
Clinical Terms
Botulism
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Compartment Syndrome
Fibrosis
A disease characterized by severe, potentially fatal paralysi…
Inflammation of the tubular bursar and retinaculum surroundin…
Ischemia (defined shortly) resulting from accumulated blood a…
A process in which a tissue is replaced by fibrous connective…
Botulism
A disease characterized by severe, potentially fatal paralysi…
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Inflammation of the tubular bursar and retinaculum surroundin…
19 terms
Clinical Terms
botulism
carpal tunnel syndrome
compartment syndrome
fibrosis
a disease characterized by severe, potentially fatal paralysi…
inflammation of the tubular bursar and retinaculum surroundin…
ischemia (defined shortly) resulting from, accumulated blood…
a process in which a tissue is replaced by fibrous connective…
botulism
a disease characterized by severe, potentially fatal paralysi…
carpal tunnel syndrome
inflammation of the tubular bursar and retinaculum surroundin…
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…
19 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…
Clinical terms
Meningitis
Epilepsy
Dilantin
Paraplegia
Inflamation of membrane that cover the brain and soinal cord;…
Condition in which abnormal, rapid impulses are released by b…
Drug used to treat seizure disorders
Paralysis of both lower limbs
Meningitis
Inflamation of membrane that cover the brain and soinal cord;…
Epilepsy
Condition in which abnormal, rapid impulses are released by b…
15 terms
Clinical Terms
ribs
bellybutton
armpit
hip
costal
umbilical
axillary
gluteal
ribs
costal
bellybutton
umbilical
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…
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
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
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…
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
82 terms
Clinical Terms
Amenorrhea
Anosmia
Aphthous Stomatitis
Apnea
absence of menstruation
absence of the sense of smell
a painful grayish-white ulcer in the mouth aka canker sore
absence of breathing
Amenorrhea
absence of menstruation
Anosmia
absence of the sense of smell
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
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…
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…
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
7 terms
Clinical Terms
Acromegaly
Ankylosis
Arthralgia
Arthrocentesis
Abnormal enlargement of the face, feet, and hands due to an o…
Abnormal stiffness in a joint, or fusion of bonds at a joint
Pain in joint
Puncture and removal of fluid from a joint cavity
Acromegaly
Abnormal enlargement of the face, feet, and hands due to an o…
Ankylosis
Abnormal stiffness in a joint, or fusion of bonds at a joint
28 terms
Clinical Terms
Cardiology
Cytology
Dermatology
Endocrinology
Heart
Cells
Skin
Hormones
Cardiology
Heart
Cytology
Cells
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
Clinical Terms
Auscultation
Palpation
Heart Murmur
Valvular insufficiency
A diagnostic method that involves listening to the sounds pro…
Using the hands to detect organs, masses, or infiltration of…
Result of the turbulence of the blood as it passes through th…
Occurs when one or more of the cardiac valves leaks because t…
Auscultation
A diagnostic method that involves listening to the sounds pro…
Palpation
Using the hands to detect organs, masses, or infiltration of…
17 terms
Clinical terms
Ia
Ic/ ical/ is
Itis
Lysis
Disease,unhealthy
Pertaining to
Inflammation
Destruction
Ia
Disease,unhealthy
Ic/ ical/ is
Pertaining to
Clinical terms
cyanosis
Dyspnea
Dyspepsia
Dysuria
the appearance of a blue or purple coloration of the skin or…
shortness of breath or breathlessness is the feeling or feeli…
term which describes pain and sometimes other symptoms which…
refers to painful urination
cyanosis
the appearance of a blue or purple coloration of the skin or…
Dyspnea
shortness of breath or breathlessness is the feeling or feeli…
clinical terms
la acidez
el anciano
audifono
el azucar
acidity, heartburn
elderly man
hearing aid
surgar
la acidez
acidity, heartburn
el anciano
elderly man
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;…
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
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
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…
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
9 terms
Clinical Terms
Actinic Keratosis
Alopecia
Athletes foot
Boils and Carbuncles
A precancerous lesion of the skin; feel like sandpaper or loo…
Absence or loss of hair
fungal infection; itchy, red, peeling condition of the toes
infection and inflammation of hair follicles and sebaceous gl…
Actinic Keratosis
A precancerous lesion of the skin; feel like sandpaper or loo…
Alopecia
Absence or loss of hair
Clinical terms
Bradycardia
Genocide
Hematoma
Hippocrates
Heart rate that is slower than others
Race destruction
Swelling containing clotted blood
Greel physician known as father of medicine
Bradycardia
Heart rate that is slower than others
Genocide
Race destruction
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.
Clinical Terms
Circumstantiality
Blockiing
Tangentiality
Confabulation
before getting to the point or answering the question, the pe…
sudden cessation of thought in the middle of a sentence. The…
association disturbance in which the speaker goes off topic.…
filling in a memory gap with detailed fantasy believed by the…
Circumstantiality
before getting to the point or answering the question, the pe…
Blockiing
sudden cessation of thought in the middle of a sentence. The…
Clinical Terms
Contracture
Convulsion
Electromyography
Fibrillation
condition in which there is great resistance to the stretchin…
Series of involuntary contractions of various voluntary muscl…
Technique for recording the electrical changes that occur in…
Spontaneous contractions of individual muscle fibers, produci…
Contracture
condition in which there is great resistance to the stretchin…
Convulsion
Series of involuntary contractions of various voluntary muscl…
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