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Medical Terminology

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Medical terminology is a vocabulary or word listing used to describe medical words and terms in a scientific manner. It is used in the nursing and medical fields. This methodical approach to word building is based on the concept of word roots, prefixes, and suffixes.
Hypopiesis relates to hypotension, or subnormal arterial bloodpressure.
I think you may be referring to the racial policies of fascist Germany under Hitler. They actively searched for persons of Aryan descent for their breeding program.
Chiroplasty is the medical terminology for surgery of the hand.
Cardiotomy is the general team meaning surgical incision into the heart. (cardi/o Meaning: heart; -otomy meaning: surgical incision). CardiotomyMost likely a valve repair or replacement.
Hyperthermia (However, a person with a high temperature, i.e. a fever, is pyrexial)
A recent acute cause like severe bleeding and hypovolaemia or acute urinary tract obstruction usually point to an acute type of renal failure. Chronic diabetes or hypertension, poly-cystic kidney disease etc on the other hand makes the chronic renal failure more likely. An ultrasound can be helpful,...
Hyperkinesia is an increase in muscular activity that can result in  excessive abnormal movements, excessive normal movements, or a  combination of both.
Depending on context, ABD may mean abdomen or abduction.
Rabies is also known as hydrophobia, which means the abnormal fear of water. See the related link for more information.   Hydrophobia is the medical term for rabies. This is because the most common symptom of rabies is a fear of water.
Gangrene is the medical term meaning that an ischemic area has developed a secondary pus-producing infection.
Any substance or product that is used or intended to be used to modify or explore the physiological system or pathological state in the benefit of the recipient.
Motion Sickness, which is caused by a discordance between the  stillness that your eyes see inside the boat and the motion your  inner ear feels.
SternotomySternotomy (stern = sternum [breastbone] + tomy = cut + y = procedure) is an incision into or through the sternum. This procedure provides access to the heart and lungs for surgical procedures such as heart transplants, correction of congenital heart defects or coronary artery bypass...
pilus (singular form) pilli (plural form)
Metacarpus (plural: metacarpi)Metacarpal bonesThere are 64 bones in the upper extremity. They consist of 10 shoulder and arm, 16 wrist and 38 hand bones.The 10 shoulder and arm bones are the clavicle, scapula, humerus, radius, and ulna on each side.The 16 wrist bones are the scaphoid, lunate,...
Onychocryptosis literally means hidden nail; the common name is ingrown nail.
Ankylosing spondylitis is one of a sevral arthritic diseases called "spondyloarthropathies." Inflammation In this disease causes: Swelling Stiffness in the joint between the pelvic bones (the ilium) and the wedge-shaped bone at the base of the spine (the sacrum) Pain Difficulty moving...
If you're post-menopausal, a 6mm thickness of endometrium is abnormal. If you're a young woman still menstruating, it's normal. Clinical correlation means that the health care provider who ordered the ultrasound has to take into account whether the finding is meaningful for that particular patient,...
What I think you are looking for is "lumbago" which per definition  is a symptom of lower back pain that can have numerous causes, it  is preffered to use the cause as diagnosis (diagnostic codes) if  known. Back pain can be caused by many different things of which  one is strain of the lower...
Yeah, that's its prime objective. The leads placed on the limbs canmeasure the heart's electrical activity, as the voltages generatedin the heart are readily transmitted through the body to the limbs.
No, that which you mean is hemostats. Homeostasis refers to the  maintenance of constant favourable internal environment inside the  living body.
Discectomy is the surgical removal of a disc.   lamenectomyI believe it is Discetomy.Laminectomy
Voice recognition software is already impacting thetranscriptionist role
Glomerular Filtration Rate on a non black person
The medical terminology combining form dys- means abnormal or bad.
Oncologic is the medical term for pertaining to cancer.
== Answer ==   Fibrillation is the medical term for what your heart does when it is not beating correctly. Defibrillator is the devise used to send a electric shock to your heart to stimultate it back into its regular beating mode,   ------------------------------------------------------------...
moorea insertion forceps use in delivery procedure
Leukorrhea is the medical term meaning white or yellowish discharge  from the vagina.
Gastromegaly is the medical term meaning abnormally enlarged  stomach.
Fr. Accident vasculaire cerbral (Cerebral vascular accident - eng)
incision or laceration. Tomy means Cut
Rescection of the cornual end of the uterus to remove the corneal pregnancy ,it is one type of a surgical treatment of the corneal or interstitial pregnancy or in a simle form incise the cornual end and remove the pregnancy
pubis The hip bone, innominate bone or coxal bone is a large, flattened, irregularly shaped bone, constricted in the center and expanded above and below. ...The anatomical term for hip bone is the coxal bone or the OS coxae
Peri- (prefix) around or about.
A bacterial infection of the throat, including the tonsils, causedby Group A Streptococcus.
it's not dnc. it's d and c meaning dilation and curettage.
Medicine has a prefix of chemo pharm apoth medi I don't recall any suffixes.Some suffixes for treatments are: tion, otomy, ectomy, sion, opsy, entesis, ticsSamples of words: chemotherapy, pharmaceutical, apothacary, medicine, medicalsuspension, insertion, myringotomy, appendectomy, biopsy,...
Dermatocyte is the medical term meaning skin cell.
The small intestine is divided into three structural parts: ..Duodenum 26 cm (9.8 in) in lengthJejunum 2.5 m (8.2 ft)Ileum 3.5 m (11.5 ft)
Only a MRI can tell for sure
High blood pressure affects the muscles of the heart, the walls of the blood vessels and all the rest of the body systems by over taxing them. HBP can cause strokes, embolisms, severe headaches and lots of other problems. Untreated HBP wears down the human body. It is like being boiling mad and...
rheumatic fever, collagen vascular disease, pyelonephritis,rheumatoid arthritis, leukemia, thrombus formation, disseminatedvascular thrombosis, stroke, etc.
Periotic or periauricularPeriauricular
Pulse is the medical term meaning twitching of an artery.
It means "pertaining to," as in esophageal or gastroesophageal.
Blood islands are collections of tissues in a fetus that will go on to develop into its circulatory system.
a test performed after a meal is called a postprandial test. origin- prandium= meal (in latin) example- a postprandial blood sugar test is done to assess diabetes mellitus to check whether insulin is produced in adequate amount to reduce the blood glucose level after it rises due to meal.
In medical terms, sats = saturations. It refers to the blood oxygen saturation level (SP02). Normal ranges of SP02 levels are 90%-100%, ideally above 95%.
CHOLECYSTALGIA (cholecyst = gallbladder, algia = pain)
fcvd  oral cavity  Also known as the buccal cavity,oropharynx and glossopharyngeal cavitystoma/o, stomy, or oro (oral cavity, also common)stoma/o, stomy, or oro (oral cavity, also common)
'Ureterocele' IS the medical term for herniation of the ureter.
This is something called "sleep apnea", which means you stop  breathing periodically on and off during sleep. There are 2 types  of sleep apnea one being Obstructive sleep apnea (where your throat  muscles relax) and the second is Central sleep apnea (your brain  sends messages to your muscles...
The right iliac fossa was tender to light palpation with rebound guarding present, suggesting the differential diagnosis of a peritonitis secondary to a ruptured appendix.
someone that is over their weight on the scale. the scale is for your age and height, then they read a graph then tell you if you are obese or skinny or just right. p.s. everyone is "obese" according to the chart. Obese is a word referring to being over the average weight of other people the same...
This stands for Inferior Vena Cava.
Anisocoria means unequal pupil size. It can be a normal variant, or a sign of disease.
The term for bile not flowing is cholestasis cholestatic
Femoral means pertaining to the thigh.
CraniomalaciaCraniotabes is the medical term for softening of the skull .
The medical term for itching is pruritus, from the Latin word prurire (to itch).
This stands for thyroid function testing. TFT's may be undertaken if a patient is suspected of suffering from hypothyroidism (a thyroid gland that is underactive), or hyperthyroidism (overactvie thyroid gland. These conditions result in not enough, or too much, thyroid hormones in the blood- and...
Bilirubin is a pigment that is made by the liver and is found in  bile. Certain diseases can cause high levels of bilirubin, such as  a gallbladder infection, gallstones, cirrhosis, hepatitis, and  pancreatic cancer.