Medical Terminology

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Unit 13 Terms


 
  
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Apnea
 
absence of breathing
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Atelectasis
 
collapsed lung
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Bradypnea
 
slow breathing
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Bronchitis
 
inflammation of the bronchi
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Broncholith
 
bronchial stone
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Bronchorrhagia
 
hemorrhage of the bronchi
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Bronchorrhaphy
 
suture of the bronchi
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Bronchoscopy
 
examination of the bronchi with a bronchoscope
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Bronchospasm
 
uncontrolled contraction of the bronchial muscles
10
Cardiopulmonary
 
pertaining to heart and lungs
11
Chiroplasty
 
surgical repair of the hand
12
Chiropractic
 
practice of using hands for therapeutic spinal and skull manipulation, a philosophy of medicine...
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Chiropractor
 
doctor of chiropractic (DC)
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Dermatomycosis or mycodermatitis
 
fungal infection of the skin
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Dextral
 
pertaining to the right
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Dextrocardia
 
heart displaced to the right
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Dextrogastria
 
stomach displaced to the right
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Dyspnea
 
difficulty (painful) breathing
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Embolus
 
a moving blood clot (embolism)
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Endotracheal
 
inside the trachea
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Epistaxis
 
nosebleed
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Hemoptysis
 
bloody sputum
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Fungi
 
plural of fungus
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Geriatrics or gerontology
 
medical specialty studying aging and related diseases
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Hyperpnea
 
increase in depth and rate of breathing
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Laryngalgia
 
larynx pain
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Laryngitis
 
inflammation of the voice box (larynx)
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Laryngocele
 
herniation of the larynx
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Laryngopathy
 
any disease of the larynx
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Laryngoscope
 
an instrument used to examine the larynx
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Laryngospasm
 
uncontrolled contraction of the vocal cords
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Laryngostomy
 
making a new, permanent opening in the larynx
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Laryngotomy
 
making a temporary incision into the larynx
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Larynx
 
the voice box
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Manual
 
pertaining to the hands
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Mycoid
 
resembling a fungus
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Mycology
 
the science and study of fungi
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Nasoantritis
 
inflammation of the nose and antrum
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Nasofrontal
 
pertaining to the nasal and frontal bones
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Nasolacrimal
 
pertaining to the nose and lacrimal ducts
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Nasomental
 
pertaining to the nose and chin
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Nasopharyngeal
 
pertaining to the nasopharynx (nose and pharynx)
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Nasopharyngitis
 
inflammation of the nose and pharynx
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Nasoscope
 
instrument used to examine the nose
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Orthopnea
 
dyspnea when lying down (straight) or any position other than sitting or standing upright
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Otorhinolaryngologist
 
physician specialist in diseases of the ear, nose and throat
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Pedal
 
pertaining to the foot
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Pedialgia
 
foot pain
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Pediatrician
 
physician specialist in childrens diseases and development
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Pharyngocele
 
herniation (weakening of the wall) of the throat
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Pharyngomycosis
 
fungal infection of the throat
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Pharyngoplasty
 
surgical repair of the throat
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Pharyngoscope
 
instrument used to examine the throat
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Pharynx
 
throat
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Phrenectomy or phrenicectomy)
 
excision of part of the phrenic nerve
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Phrenoplegia
 
paralysis of the diaphragm
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Pleural
 
pertaining to the pleura
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Pleuralgia (pleurodynia)
 
pleural membrane pain
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Pleurectomy
 
excision of part of the pleura
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Pleurisy or pleuritis
 
inflammation of the pleura
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Pleurocentesis
 
surgical puncture of the pleura to remove fluid
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Pleurolith
 
stone in the pleural cavity
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Pneumohemothorax
 
air and blood in the thoracic cavity
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Pneumometer
 
instrument for measuring air volume
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Pneumonectomy
 
excision of the lung
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Pneumonia
 
inflammation of the lung
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Pneumonocentesis
 
surgical puncture of the lung to remove fluid
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Pneumonomelanosis
 
black lung disease
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Pneumonomycosis
 
fungal infection of the lung
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Pneumonopathy
 
any lung disease
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Pneumonopexy or pneumonoplasty
 
surgical fixation of a prolapsed lung
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Pneumonorrhagia
 
hemorrhage of the lung
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Pneumonotomy
 
incision into the lung
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Pneumotherapy
 
treatment using air
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Pneumothorax
 
air in the thoracic cavity
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Podiatrist
 
specialist in the care of conditions of the feet; may also perform surgery of the foot
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Psychiatrist
 
physician specialist in mental disorders
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Ptyalorrhea
 
flow of saliva
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Rhinomycosis
 
fungal infection in the nose
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Sinsitral
 
pertaining to the left
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Tachypnea
 
fast breathing
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Trachea
 
windpipe
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Trachealgia
 
tracheal pain
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Tracheocele
 
herniation of the tracheal wall
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Tracheopyosis
 
condition of pus in the trachea
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Tracheorrhagia
 
hemorrhage of the trachea
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Tracheoscopy
 
process of inspecting the trachea
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Tracheostomy
 
surgical creation of an opening in the trachea
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Tracheotomy
 
incision into the trachea


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