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  1. diskectomy
  2. erythr/o-
  3. sternocleidomastoid
  4. testicular pain
  5. vasectomy
  6. Ophthalmoscopy
  7. muscul/o
    my/o
    myos/o
  8. thyroxine (T4) and triiodothyronine (T3)
  9. paresthesia
  10. hemiplegia
  11. tympanic membrane
  12. -pnea
  13. echocardiogram
  14. paraplegia
  15. nocturia
  16. contraceptive
  17. 1. increase # of cells
    2. increase cell size
  18. umbilical cord
  19. myelosis
  20. prefix
  21. bone marrow biopsy
  22. navel
  23. colposcopy
  24. pharyngitis
  25. primigravida
  26. normal sperm count
  27. endocrinopathy
  28. vulvitis
  29. conjunctiva
  30. -dipsia
  31. List the accessory digestive organs
  32. epidermis
  33. lower respiratory tract
  34. femur
  35. P wave
  36. pneum/o
    pneumon/o
    pneu-
  37. orthotic
  38. Addison's disease
  39. metrorrhea
  40. adren/o-
  41. fructosamine test
  42. ligaments
  43. bronchospasm
  44. hyperemesis
  45. allergy (hypersensitivity)
  46. -otomy (ie lobotomy)
  47. hypocalcemia
  48. neurotomy
  49. nasal bones
  50. callus
  51. combining form
  52. myorrhexis
  53. infundibulum
  54. hepat/o-
  55. syncope
  56. Diplopia
  57. ribs
  58. cystalgia
  59. epicardium
  60. capill/o
  61. antepartum
  62. endometriosis
  63. gastrectomy
  64. oral glucose tolerance test
  65. arteri/o-
  66. hemorrhage
  67. pulse
  68. renal failure
  69. epilepsy
  70. menarche
  71. midbrain
  72. cystitis
  73. testicular self-examination
  74. -um
  75. -sclerosis
  76. arteritis
  77. thoracentesis
    thoracocentesis
  78. -pepsia
  79. Tinnitus
  80. melatonin
  81. gynecomastia
  82. hemorrhoids
  83. medial epicondylitis
  84. compression fracture
  85. colporrhexis
  86. inflammation
  87. palpitation
  88. hypoplasia
  89. tax/o
  90. sinoatrial node
  91. Kerat/o
  92. mycosis
  93. sphygmomanometer
  94. medulla oblongata
  95. otalgia
    otodynia
  96. biceps brachii
  97. lipid panel
  98. testitis
  99. adenitis
  100. ur/o
  101. colonoscopy
  102. quadriceps femoris
  103. dendrites
  104. uterine involution
  105. body cavities
  106. lacrimal gland
  107. tonsillectomy
  108. parathyroid hormone (PTH)
  109. quadriplegia
  110. paranasal sinuses
  111. bradykinesia
  112. pronation
  113. concussion
  114. eczema
  115. leukocyte
  116. hips // thigh/ legs // ankles // feet
  117. tachy-
  118. muscle biopsy
  119. pre-
  120. spiral fracture
  121. radiograph
  122. leukorrhea
  123. coronary arteries
  124. radiculitis
  125. pelvic inflammatory disease (PID)
  126. photophobia
  127. cholangiography
  128. hysterosalpingography
  129. chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (copd)
  130. myotomy
  131. trichomoniasis
  132. hepatitis
  133. abduction
  134. mons pubis
  135. pediatrician
  136. lumbar puncture
  137. endovaginal ultrasound
  138. alveoli
  139. systolic pressure
  140. rhin/o-
  141. colporrhaphy
  142. leukopenia
  143. hysterectomy
  144. angiography
  145. natal
  146. stress fracture
  147. foramen
  148. muscle fibers
  149. endometrium
  150. hypothyroidism
  151. meconium
  152. peri-
  153. ab- (ie: abduct = raise away from body // abnormal = away from normal)
  154. corticosteroids
  155. benign prostatic hyperplasia
  156. neuron
  157. word root
  158. bronch/o, bronchi/o
  159. vulvodynia
  160. -plasty
  161. thymosin
  162. dysphagia
  163. rickets
  164. Ophthalm/o
    opt/o
  165. red bone marrow
  166. perineum
  167. hypoxemia
  168. labyrinth
  169. phalanges
  170. abortion
  171. rheumatoid arthritis
  172. frontal bone
  173. tendinitis
  174. neonatologist
  175. hyperinsulinism
  176. fetus
  177. -rrhagia
    -rrhage
  178. subcostal
  179. hormones secreted & f(x) of adrenal gland:
  180. androgens
  181. cholelithiasis
  182. pleur/o
  183. communicable (contagious) // blood // airborne // food // water // vector
  184. urethrostenosis
  185. polyuria
  186. lungs
  187. progesterone
  188. osteitis fibrosa
  189. fibrous joint
  190. ureteroscopy
  191. dysuria
  192. -paresis
  193. corpus
  194. thyroid scan
  195. myc/o-
  196. spasm
  197. electroencephalography
  198. ischemic heart disease
  199. embolism
  200. organic disorder
  201. prolactin
  202. Type 1 diabetes
  203. arteriomalacia
  204. aplasia
  205. anaphylaxis
  206. -ostomy
  207. aneurysm
  208. polyphagia
  209. exophthalmos
  210. liver
  211. phleb/o, ven/o
  212. ossification
  213. conception
  214. orchidectomy
  215. super-
    supra-
  216. dysphonia
  217. pancreas
  218. semen
  219. distal
  220. teeth socket // sutures
  221. sarcopenia
  222. vaginal candidiasis
  223. polydipsia
  224. fascia
  225. apnea
  226. erythema
  227. atelectasis
  228. cervical dysplasia
  229. fibrillation
  230. anus
  231. chronic bronchitis
  232. stupor
  233. macro-
  234. thrombus
  235. arthralgia
  236. edema
  237. vasculitis
  238. hypomenorrhea
  239. urethral catheterization
  240. dense connective tissue
  241. tend/o-
  242. cerebral contusion
  243. rhinoplasty
  244. thyroid storm
  245. cystoscopy
  246. hormones that the anterior pituitary gland secretes
  247. veins
  248. bipolar disorder
  249. adrenalitis
  250. amnionic fluid
  251. anatomical position
  252. liquid connective tissue
  253. nerve
  254. Otitis Media
  255. xeroderma
  256. polyp
  257. hemoglobin A1c testing
  258. acrophobia
  259. postpartum depression
  260. pleura
  261. temporalis
  262. jaundice
  263. CNS
  264. dyspepsia
  265. axial skeleton
  266. breech presentation
  267. cutane/o- // dermat/o-
  268. diaphragm
  269. hematochezia
  270. nephron
  271. total hysterectomy
  272. cholecyst/o
  273. oxytocin (OXT)
  274. diuresis
  275. articular cartilage
  276. What does the thymus secrete?
  277. pinealectomy
  278. urinary bladder
  279. nevus
  280. viable
  281. hematemesis
  282. stethoscope
  283. functional disorder
  284. metatarsals
  285. cholecystitis
  286. pruritus
  287. atrioventricular node
  288. meno-
  289. adrenocorticotroic hormone (ACTH)
  290. exocrine glands
  291. craniotomy
  292. cochlea
  293. transverse fracture
  294. chyme
  295. hemarthrosis
  296. pharynx
  297. gastritis
  298. thym/o-
  299. hydronephrosis
  300. cervical vertebrae
  301. deep tendon reflexes
  302. hemo-
  303. Cornea
  304. nephrotic syndrome
  305. myomectomy
  306. cardiomegaly
  307. craniectomy
  308. Presbycusis
  309. meningocele
  310. spleen
  311. radical hysterectomy
  312. hypocrinism
  313. histology
  314. mediastinum
  315. concuss/o
  316. seminiferous tubules
  317. electrocardiogram
  318. dentition
  319. coitus
  320. PNS
  321. pathogens
  322. arteries
  323. diverticulum
  324. angina pectoris
  325. angiogram
  326. brainstem
  327. men/o-
  328. metabolism
  329. skull
  330. -rrhage // -rrhagia // -rrhea // -rrhaphy //-rrhexis
  331. laryngoscopy
  332. thyr/o-
    thyroid/o-
  333. epidemiology
  334. melan/o-
  335. vermiform appendix
  336. postnatal
  337. preoperative
  338. vomer
  339. horizontal (transverse) plane
  340. GERD
  341. urethrorrhagia
  342. vagina
  343. causalgia
  344. hyperparathyroidism
  345. glands
  346. somat/o-
  347. testicles
  348. fallopian tubes
  349. urethr/o
  350. oblique fracture
  351. keratosis
  352. enter/o
  353. localized allergic response
  354. systemic circulation
  355. -penia
  356. anorexia
  357. urethra
  358. epidemic
  359. infertility
  360. pleuritis
  361. hallucination
  362. thrombocytosis
  363. colotomy
  364. allergens
  365. adenoma
  366. hemopoietic
  367. polymyositis
  368. Apgar score
  369. congenital disorder
  370. parathyroid glands
  371. 1. word root
    2. combining form
    3. suffix
    4. prefix
  372. cost/o-
  373. menometrorrhagia
  374. mast/o-
  375. pneumonia
  376. bacteremia
  377. ureters
  378. occipital bone
  379. hyperpituitarism
  380. delusion
  381. organs
  382. -gram
  383. menorrhagia
  384. lymphoid cells
  385. oliguria
  386. chorionic villus sampling
  387. thyrotoxicosis
  388. aphonia
  389. myel/o
  390. col/o-
  391. first trimester screening
  392. delirium
  393. genital warts
  394. appendicular skeleton
  395. interstitial fluid
  396. adenocarcinoma
  397. malabsorption
  398. achilles tendinitis
  399. pancreat/o
  400. Peyronie's disease
  401. hyoid bone
  402. ovulation
  403. cost/o
  404. spongy (cancellous) bone
  405. hypoparathyroidism
  406. arthroplasty
  407. pia mater
  408. perimetrium
  409. genitalia
  410. stomach
  411. hypo-
  412. salping/o-
  413. caesarean section
  414. cerebrospinal fluid
  415. -gravida
  416. neurorrhaphy
  417. pineal/o-
  418. aldosterone
  419. thymus
  420. -centesis
  421. pruritus vulvae
  422. endocarditis
  423. otalgia
  424. appendicitis
  425. external oblique
  426. ten/o, tend/o, tendin/o
  427. parietal bones
  428. antigen
  429. enteritis
  430. -trophy
  431. ascites
  432. ex-
  433. endometrial biopsy
  434. proct/o
    rect/o
  435. smooth muscle
  436. anorchism
  437. thrombocytes
  438. posterior // dorsal
  439. prolactinoma
  440. anabolic steroids
  441. arthrocentesis
  442. epithelial tissues
  443. asystole
  444. estrogen (E)
  445. pulm/o
    pulmon/o
  446. Myopia
  447. anemia
  448. trapezius
  449. embolus
  450. loose connective tissues
  451. lactation
  452. neurohormones
  453. pathogen
  454. 1. define the suffix
    2. define the first part (prefix, word root, combining form)
    3. define the middle part (word root, combining form)

    Last, Beginning, middle
  455. -tripsy
  456. euthyroid
  457. adipose tissue
  458. orch/o-
    orchid/o-
  459. skeletal muscle
  460. endocrinologist
  461. extension
  462. -phagia
  463. hypercrinism
  464. radius
  465. hyperesthesia
  466. lumbar vertebrae
  467. arthroscopy
  468. cerebellum
  469. uremia
  470. pandemic
  471. midsagittal (median) plane
  472. chondr/o-
  473. influenza
  474. bradycardia
  475. virile
  476. mucous
  477. scrotum
  478. thoracic vertebrae
  479. pulmonary circulation
  480. rhinorrhea
  481. glomerul/o
  482. thrombocytopenia
  483. aphasia
  484. breast reduction
  485. internal respiration
  486. gonads
  487. gastrodynia
  488. lordosis
  489. urinalysis
  490. mitral valve
  491. ankylosis
  492. calcitonin (CAL)
  493. axon
  494. anovulation
  495. hormone replacement therapy
  496. balanitis
  497. anterior // ventral
  498. regurgitation
  499. erythrocytes
  500. laryngopharynx
  501. -lithiasis
  502. pons
  503. nephr/o
  504. hypermenorrhea
  505. List the urinary tract infections
  506. coccyx
  507. -esthesia
  508. periostitis
  509. genital herpes
  510. fimbriae
  511. laryng/o-
  512. condyle
  513. tarsals
  514. syphilis
  515. inter-
  516. primipara
  517. -algia
    -dynia (not used as often as -algia)

    (ie: fibromyalgia)
  518. sebaceous glands
  519. anastomosis
  520. bronchi
  521. prostatitis
  522. glycogen
  523. steroid
  524. blood pressure
  525. cardiopulmonary resuscitation (cpr)
  526. cardiomyopathy
  527. mandible
  528. urethrorrhea
  529. cerumen
  530. amniocentesis
  531. adrenal glands
  532. myocardium
  533. anteflexion
  534. crani/o-
  535. gingiva
  536. puerperium
  537. pyel/o
  538. ventral cavity
  539. fibula
  540. lateral
  541. atheroma
  542. neuroplasty
  543. cyanosis
  544. cardiac catheterization
  545. areola
  546. amenorrhea
  547. Type 2 diabetes
  548. -malacia
  549. adduction
  550. melena
  551. plantar fasciitis
  552. medial
  553. pectoralis major
  554. perimenopause
  555. electrolytes
  556. myalgia
  557. endocrine glands
  558. -graphy
  559. sub-
  560. eclampsia
  561. neonate
  562. antidiuretic hormone (ADH)
  563. phimosis
  564. dermatitis
  565. Cataract
  566. postpartum
  567. hyster/o-
    uter/o-
    metr/o-
    metri/o-
  568. kines/o, kinesi/o
  569. allogenic bone marrow transplant
  570. andropause
  571. fasciitis / fascitis
  572. pneumonectomy
  573. fundus
  574. nocturnal enuresis
  575. oste/o-
  576. vasovasostomy
  577. epinephrine (Epi, EPI)
  578. spondyl/o
  579. anuria
  580. lumbago
  581. dilation and curettage
  582. Otopyorrhea
  583. arthr/o-
  584. cyst/o
  585. angi/o, vas/o
  586. synovi/o, synov/o
  587. -rrhaphy
  588. atrophy
  589. mastitis
  590. cervical cancer
  591. cystopexy
  592. thoracotomy
  593. lateral epicondylitis
  594. -para
  595. galactorrhea
  596. herniated disk
  597. osteomalacia
  598. neur/o-
  599. medullary cavity
  600. cells
  601. epithelial // muscle // nerve // connective
  602. purkinjee fibers
  603. meningioma
  604. interstitial
  605. prenatal
  606. epistaxis
  607. insulinoma
  608. superior
  609. -itis
  610. sphenoid bone
  611. sinusitis
  612. oophoritis
  613. due date
  614. myositis
  615. aldosterone (ALD)
  616. hypoxia
  617. electromyography
  618. dorsiflexion
  619. blood urea nitrogen (BUN test)
  620. acromegaly
  621. prostat/o
  622. duodenum
  623. pituitary adenoma
  624. amniotic sac
  625. gastr/o-
  626. kyphosis
  627. fasci/o
  628. glans penis
  629. coma
  630. insulin
  631. thromb/o
  632. sternum
  633. poli/o-
  634. colpopexy
  635. somn/o
  636. endocardium
  637. interstitial cell-stimulating hormone (ICSH)
  638. gonorrhea
  639. inferior
  640. suffix
  641. acr/o-
  642. -cele
  643. or/o
    stomat/o
  644. gingivitis
  645. -ology
  646. placenta previa
  647. cholecystectomy
  648. dys- (dysfunctional)
  649. otoscope
  650. infection
  651. otorrhea
  652. lymph
  653. laryng/o
  654. goiter
  655. home blood glucose monitoring
  656. polycythemia
  657. pupil
  658. tonsils
  659. pinna auricle
  660. myocele
  661. cephalic
  662. ather/o
  663. tenolysis, tendolysis
  664. testicular cancer
  665. tricuspid valve
  666. nosocomial infection
  667. an/o
  668. esophag/o
  669. infectious disease
  670. antithyroid drug
  671. tendon
  672. bundle of his
  673. fraternal twins
  674. esophagus
  675. nulligravida
  676. epididymis
  677. lethargy
  678. pinealoma
  679. polycystic ovary syndrome
  680. afferent neuron
  681. neuritis
  682. Alzheimer's disease
  683. pneumoconiosis
  684. gigantism
  685. tibia
  686. Irid/o
  1. a inflammation of the small intestine
  2. b the abnormal implantation of the placenta in the lower portion of the uterus
  3. c ear wax; part of outer ear
  4. d testes
  5. e excessive uterine bleeding at both the usual time of menstrual periods and at other irregular intervals
  6. f thin, moist, and slippery membranes that cover the lungs
  7. g form most of the roof and upper sides of the cranium
  8. h digest, digestion
  9. i surgical division or dissection (cutting) of a nerve
  10. j the greenish material that collects in the intestine of a fetus and forms the first stools of a newborn
  11. k x-ray
  12. l a mood disorder characterized by feelings of sadness and the loss of pleasure in normal activities that can occur shortly after giving birth
  13. m oval, hollow muscular organ that is a reservoir for urine
  14. n an instrument used to visually examine the external ear canal and tympanic membrane
  15. o the time from the delivery of the placenta through approximately the first 6 weeks after the delivery
  16. p muscular sac-like organ located between esophagus and small intestine
  17. q also known as the shin bone
  18. r disease gotten in a hospital setting
  19. s the second-most common cancer in women and usually affects women between the ages of 45 and 65 years
  20. t weakness or wearing away of body tissues due to disuse over a long period of time
  21. u an inflammation of the glans penis that is usually caused by poor hygiene in men who have not had the foreskin removed by circumcision
  22. v abnormal discharge from the urethra
  23. w muscular tube through which food passes from the pharynx to the stomach
  24. x mouth
  25. y gray
  26. z The visual examination of the fundus (back part) of the eye with an ophthalmoscope
  27. aa all of the processes involved in the body's use of nutrients
  28. ab inflammation of a nerve or nerves
  29. ac severe form of hypderthyroidism
  30. ad the examination of cells retrieved from the chorionic villi
  31. ae temporary absence of spontaneous respiration
  32. af condition characterized by recurrent episodes of seizures
  33. ag inflammation of the gall bladder
  34. ah inflammation
  35. ai measures the amount of lipids (cholesterol) in the blood
  36. aj test that uses sound waves to create a picture of the heart
  37. ak an abnormal absence of menstrual periods for 3 or more months
  38. al artery
  39. am fascia
  40. an The flow of pus from the ear
  41. ao condition of having low oxygen levels in the blood
  42. ap 20-120 million or more sperm per millileter of semen
  43. aq partial or complete collapse of the lung
  44. ar tubes that branch out from the trachea and convey air to the lungs
  45. as any cell involved in producing immunity
  46. at works with the parathyroid hormone to regulate calcium levels in the blood and tissues
  47. au Horny, Hard, Cornea
  48. av large
  49. aw inflammation of the liver
  50. ax mammoplasty performed to decrease and reshape excessively large, heavy breasts
  51. ay Organs can become big in 2 ways:
  52. az an excessive fear of heights
  53. ba softening of the bone in adults
  54. bb inflammation of the skin
  55. bc a blood clot attached to the interior wall of an artery or vein
  56. bd most basic structural and functional unit of the body
  57. be lower back pain
  58. bf cutting or surgical incision of the thoracic
  59. bg anus
  60. bh excessive fluid accumulation in body tissues (swelling)
  61. bi inflammation of the pleura
  62. bj a sensory perception experienced in the absence of external stimulation
  63. bk establishes the basic rhythm and rate of the heartbeat
  64. bl outside, out of
  65. bm the normal position of the uterus, where the body of the uterus is bent forward
  66. bn a rounded, fleshy prominence located over the pubic symphysis
  67. bo flow of bright red blood in the stool
  68. bp urine production
  69. bq uterus
  70. br inflammation of the periosteum (outer covering of bone; there's lots of nerves here; sensitive)
  71. bs the process of producing a picture or record
  72. bt the tube that carries blood, oxygen, and nutrients from the placenta to the developing child
  73. bu fast, rapid
  74. bv suturing of nerves
  75. bw a muscle contraction caused in response to stretching within the muscle; used to determine the integrity of the spinal cord and peripheral nervous system
  76. bx a small amount of the tissue from the lining of the uterus is removed for microscopic examination
  77. by support tissues; type of connective tissue
  78. bz radiographic study of the blood vessels after the injection of a contrast medium
  79. ca pleura
  80. cb inflammation of the arteries
  81. cc small grapelike clusters found at the end of each bronchiole; air sacs
  82. cd performed to determine the cause of abnormal vaginal bleeding
  83. ce bone
  84. cf cystitis
    pyelitis
    pyelonephritis
    urethritis
  85. cg surgical repair
  86. ch examination of urine
  87. ci tubes that transport urine from the kidney to the bladder
  88. cj lowermost, below, or toward the feet
  89. ck complete lack of electrical activity in the heart; flat line
  90. cl band of non-elastic, dense, fibrous connective tissue that attaches a muscle to a bone
  91. cm a woman during her first pregnancy
  92. cn bleeding from the urethra
  93. co stalk like portion of the brain that connects the cerebrum with the spinal cord
  94. cp an abnormal protrusion of the eyeball out of the orbit
  95. cq Inflammation of the middle of the ear
  96. cr inflammation of the muscles
  97. cs excessive thirst (as in cases of diabetes or kidney dysfunction)
  98. ct involves removal of muscle tissue for examination
  99. cu occurs when a sperm penetrates and fertilizes the descending ovum
  100. cv discharge from ear
  101. cw an STD caused by the herpex simplex virus type 2
  102. cx condition of having low oxygen levels in the tissues
  103. cy tendon
  104. cz - contains the basic meaning of the term and usually indicates the involved body part
    - CANNOT stand alone
    - a suffix must always be added to complete the term
  105. da pain in a joint or joints
  106. db fluid of eyeball
  107. dc - incomplete development (ie develop half a limb) bc deficiency in the # of cells
  108. dd newborn infant during the first 4 weeks after birth
  109. de - usually indicates the procedure or abnormal condition (disorder, disease)
    - comes at the end of the word
    - hyphen preceding it
    - changes word roots into nouns or adjectives
  110. df presence of bacteria in the blood
  111. dg the inner layer of the uterus
  112. dh the two small, egg-shaped glands that produce the sperm
  113. di measures thyroid function
  114. dj substances that produce allergic reactions
  115. dk inflammation of the adrenal glands
  116. dl blood vessels
  117. dm a syndrome of unknown cause that is characterized by chronic burning, pain during sexual intercourse, itching, or stinging irritation of the vulva
  118. dn the surgical fixation of a prolapsed vagina to a surrounding structure such as the abdominal wall
  119. do stimulates the growth and secretions of the adrenal cortex
  120. dp the form in which the liver stores the excess glucose
  121. dq menstruation
  122. dr movement of a limb away from the midline of the body
  123. ds tennis elbow
  124. dt deep state of unconsciousness marked by the absence of spontaneous eye movements, no response to painful stimuli, and the lack of speech
  125. du chemically related to the male sex hormone testosterone
  126. dv secreted by specialized cells of the brain
  127. dw influences the sleep-wakefulness cycles; circadian rhythm
  128. dx a severe, whole-body reaction to an allergen
  129. dy pain in the stomach - stomach ache
  130. dz Iris, Color part of eye
  131. ea thyroid gland
  132. eb - part of the respiratory tract inside the thoracic cavity
    - trachea, bronchial tree, lungs
    - ANYTHING below voicebox
  133. ec presence of stones
  134. ed removing a disk; treatment for slipped disk
  135. ee return of the swallowed food into the mouth
  136. ef the surgical removal of one or both testicles
  137. eg combined tissues
  138. eh connective tissue that envelops, separates, or binds muscles together
  139. ei the tough, membranous outer layer of the uterus
  140. ej a measure taken, or a device used, to lessen the likelihood of conception and pregnancy
  141. ek located near the midline in the anterior portion of the thoracic cavity; behind your sternum and between your lungs; close to the heart
  142. el a picture or record (results)
  143. em a condition due to excessive secretion of any gland, especially an endocrine gland
  144. en inner lining of the heart
  145. eo middle part of the brainstem
  146. ep below a rib or ribs
  147. eq any one of a large number of hormone-like substances secreted by endocrine glands or artificially produced as medications to relieve swelling and inflammation in conditions such as asthma
  148. er spongy bone; hemopoietic
  149. es a condition characterized by cycles of severe mood changes shifting from highs (manic behavior) and severe lows (depression)
  150. et mole; small dark colored benign skin growth that develops from melanocytes in the skin
  151. eu hangs off the lower part of the cecum
  152. ev inflammation of the tendons
  153. ew opening in eyeball
  154. ex covers the joint forming surfaces of bones and protects them from rubbing against each other
  155. ey pathology resulting in the excessive secretion by the anterior lobe of the ituitary gland
  156. ez inflammation of the stomach lining
  157. fa a surgical connection between two hollow, or tubular, structures
  158. fb hormone secreted by anterior pituitary and stimulates milk production
  159. fc study of outbreak of diseases within a population group
  160. fd basic cells of the nervous system; a bundle of neurons which connects the brain to the spinal cord and rest of body
  161. fe kidney
  162. ff rigid
    bones, cartilage is what type of connective tissue?
  163. fg flow of blood to all parts of the body except the lungs
  164. fh plaque, fatty substance
  165. fi an abnormal increase in the number of platelets in the blood
  166. fj toward, or nearer, the midline
  167. fk esophagus
  168. fl an abnormal nonmalignant enlargement of the thyroid gland
  169. fm abnormal softening
  170. fn colon
  171. fo inflammation of the fascia
  172. fp situated farthest from the midline or beginning of a body structure
  173. fq anterior portion of the cranium that forms the forehead
  174. fr extreme, persistent vomiting
  175. fs liver
  176. ft an area of the skin which has become relatively thick and hard in response to repeated friction or pressure
  177. fu surgical puncture of the joints to remove excessive fluids
  178. fv masses of lymphoid tissue that form a ring around the back of the nose and throat; play a role in the immune system
  179. fw hernia (protrusion)
  180. fx A defect in which light rays focus in front of the retina
  181. fy study of tissues at all levels
  182. fz the process of forming and secreting milk from the breasts as nourishment for the infant
  183. ga difficulty in speaking; impairment of voice quality (hoarseness, cracking of voice)
  184. gb group of specialized epithelial cells that are capable of producing secretions
  185. gc cranial and spinal nerves
  186. gd acute, highly contagious viral infection of the respiratory system; flu
  187. ge - long slender cells that make up muscles
    - each muscle consists of a group of fibers
  188. gf lateral bone of the leg
  189. gg a rounded prominence at the end of a bone; usually serves as a place of attachment for other bones
  190. gh the absence of one or both testicles
  191. gi forms part of the nasal septum
  192. gj coordination, order
  193. gk an opening in a bone
  194. gl characterized by abnormally low levelsl of calcium in the blood
  195. gm an instrument used to listen to sounds within the body
  196. gn inflammation of the prostate gland
  197. go skull
  198. gp muscle of the abdominal wall
  199. gq incision/opening part of skull to remove tumor then put back
  200. gr interstitial fluid which is collected through lymph vessels
  201. gs repair of replacement of joint
  202. gt pain and suffering
  203. gu total paralysis affecting only one side of the body
  204. gv lung
  205. gw flow of blood only between the heart and lungs
  206. gx also known as the breast bone
  207. gy heart disease resulting from an insufficient supply of oxygenated blood to the heart
  208. gz the male sterilization procedure in which a small portion of the vas deferens is surgically removed
  209. ha a toxic condition resulting from renal failure in which urea and other waste products normally secreted in the urine are retained in the blood
  210. hb The perception of two images of a single object
  211. hc burning or prickling sensation that is usually felt in the hands, arms, legs, or feet
  212. hd costal suffix
  213. he nose
  214. hf What are the 5 "double R" suffixes?
  215. hg bone marrow; spinal cord suffix
  216. hh the organs of reproduction and their associated structures
  217. hi loss of ability of the larynx to produce normal speech sounds
  218. hj partial paralysis
  219. hk movement of a limb toward the midline of the body
  220. hl gall bladder
  221. hm gland
  222. hn for tear production
  223. ho an STD caused by the human papilloma virus (HPV); highly contagious
  224. hp a benign tumor of the pituitary gland that causes it to produce too much prolactin
  225. hq intercellular fluid or tissue fluid
  226. hr a condition caused by deficient secretion of any gland, especially an endocrine gland
  227. hs glomerulus
  228. ht lower opening of the gi tract
  229. hu abnormal hardening
  230. hv skin
  231. hw abnormal accumulation of serous fluid in the peritoneal cavity (serous means a substance having a watery consistency)
  232. hx also known as jaw bone; only movable bone in skull
  233. hy hormones that influence sex-related characteristics
  234. hz shaken together, violently agitated
  235. ia yellow discoloration of the skin, mucous membranes, and the eyes
  236. ib a condition in which the small intestine cannot absorb nutrients from the food
  237. ic bleeding, usually sudden, severe bleeding
  238. id watery flow of mucus from the nose; runny nose
  239. ie a radiographic examination of the uterus and fallopian tubes
  240. if violent shaking up or jarring of the brain
  241. ig located between left atrium and left ventricle
  242. ih the overproduction of the parathyroid hormone (PTH), causing the condition known as hypercalcemia
  243. ii a balloon-like enlargement of the wall of an artery
  244. ij teeth
  245. ik allows us to hear; part of labyrinth (inner ear)
  246. il ctrl minerals (ie: aldosterone, Na, K)
    anti-inflammatory (ie cortisol)
    sex hormones (ie androgens)
    epinephrine + norepinephrine
  247. im the production of breast milk in a women who is not breastfeeding
  248. in mushroom-like growth from the surface of a mucous membrane
  249. io surgical incision into a muscle
  250. ip spinal tap
  251. iq inflammation of the appendix
  252. ir blood is what type of connective tissue?
  253. is bronchus
  254. it vasectomy reversal
  255. iu example of fibrous joints
  256. iv caused by a deficiency of thyroid secretion; also known as an underactive thyroid
  257. iw difficult or painful urination
  258. ix performed to confirm a diagnosis of diabetes mellitus and to aid in diagnosing hypoglycemia
  259. iy - sudden & widespread outbreak of a disease within a specific population group or area (ie chicken pox has come into the population)
  260. iz rhythmic pressure against the walls of an artery caused by the contraction of the heart
  261. ja urethra
  262. jb to crush
  263. jc the delivery of the child through an incision in the maternal abdominal and uterinen walls
  264. jd vessels that bring blood toward the heart
  265. je inflammation of sinuses
  266. jf muscle of the head; closes the mouth
  267. jg stimulates ovulation in the female; stimulates the secretion of testosterone in the male
  268. jh How to read a medical term
  269. ji outward/posterior/dorsal curvature of upper spine; hunchback
  270. jj redness of the skin
  271. jk loss of a large amount of blood in a short time
  272. jl situated in the front; on the front part of an organ
  273. jm a normally functioning thyroid gland
  274. jn clot
  275. jo the developing child from the 9th week of pregnancy to the time of birth
  276. jp ovaries in females and testicles in males; gamete-producing glands
  277. jq location of sperm formation
  278. jr inflammation of the pharynx; sore throat
  279. js inner ear
  280. jt any disease caused by a disorder of the endocrine system
  281. ju test done to see how well the kidneys are working
  282. jv pain in the ear
  283. jw scanty urination
  284. jx a more serious form of preeclampsia, characterized by convulsions and sometimes coma; hypertension (HTN) + proteinuria (protein in urine) + edema + seizures
  285. jy - usually indicates location, amount of time, quantity, size, or direction
    - added to the beginning of a word
    - hyphen following it
  286. jz term used to describe all diseases of the heart muscle
  287. ka before operation
  288. kb bleeding from the nose; nose-bleed
  289. kc the middle portion of the uterus
  290. kd a form of sexual dysfunction in which the penis is bent or curved during erection; also known as penile curvature
  291. ke enlargement of the prostate that most often occurs in elderly men
  292. kf absence of urine formation
  293. kg the growth of abnormal cells in the cervix
  294. kh an autoimmune insulin deficiency disorder caused by the destruction of pancreatic islet beta cells
  295. ki having the nature, properties, or qualities of an adult male
  296. kj above or excessive (2 types of prefix)
  297. kk stimulates the maturation of lymphocytes into T cells of the immune system; secreted by thymus
  298. kl the specialized slimy membranes that line the body cavities
  299. km synovial membrane sufix
  300. kn measures the current blood sugar level
  301. ko - glands w/out a duct
    - pour secretions directly into teh blood stream (ie hormones into blood)
  302. kp the saclike structure that surrounds, protects, and supports the testicles
  303. kq Ringing, buzzing, or roaring sound in one or both ears.
  304. kr thymosin
  305. ks gums
  306. kt outermost layer of the skin
  307. ku fungus
  308. kv from, away from, or off
  309. kw sudden, involuntary contraction of one or more muscles
  310. kx disease present worldwide everywhere
  311. ky dome-shaped sheet of muscle that separates the thoracic cavity from the abdomen
  312. kz arthritis + systemic disease
    - can include any system; don't have to be related (ie arthritis + spleen bc antibodies attack)
    - this is an autoimmune disease
  313. la the fringed, finger-like extensions of the opening at the end of the fallopian tubes
  314. lb caused by an insufficient or absent secretion of the parathyroid hormone (PTH); can cause hypocalcemia
  315. lc located along the front of the body; contains organs that sustain homeostasis
    - includes: thoracic cavity, abdominal cavity, pelvic cavity
  316. ld a procedure that includes the surgical removal of the ovaries and fallopian tubes, the uterus and cervix, plus nearby lymph nodes; most commonly performed to treat uterine cancer
  317. le microbe which produces a disease
  318. lf muscles
  319. lg the inability of a couple to achieve pregnancy after 1 year of regular, unprotected intercourse, or the inability of a woman to carry a pregnancy to live birth
  320. lh a highly contagious condition caused by the bacterium Neisseria gonorrhoeae; causing inflammatory discharge
  321. li second largest part of the brain; located at the back of the head below the posterior portion of the cerebrum
  322. lj break straight across the bone
  323. lk thymus "soul" gland
  324. ll the innermost membrane that surrounds the embryo in the uterus
  325. lm embedded in the posterior surface of the thyroid gland, works with the hormone calcitonin that is secreted by the thyroid gland to regulate the calcium levels in the blood and tissues
  326. ln act of rotating the forearm so that the palm of the hand is turned downward
  327. lo - word root with vowel at the end so that a suffix beginning with a consonant can be added
    - used to make a medical term easier to pronounce
  328. lp bones of the fingers and toes
  329. lq rapid and uncontrolled heartbeat
  330. lr the surgical removal of the pineal gland
  331. ls root-like processes of the neuron that receive impulses and conduct them to the cell body
  332. lt an infection caused by the protozoan parasite Trichomonas vaginalis; also known as trich
  333. lu refers to the final state of pregnancy just before the onset of labor
  334. lv breathing, respiration
  335. lw sleep
  336. lx completes preparation of the uterus for possible pregnancy
  337. ly acute condition of confusion, disorientation, disordered thinking and memory, agitation, and hallucinations
  338. lz condition of abnormal and excessive sensitivity to touch, pain, or other sensory stimuli
  339. ma a false personal belief that is maintained despite obvious proof or evidence to the contrary
  340. mb loss of ability to speak, write, and/or comprehend the written or spoken words
  341. mc the funnel-shaped opening into the fallopian tube near the ovary
  342. md surgical fixation of the bladder to the abdominal wall
  343. me surgical incision into the colon
  344. mf smaller and shorter bone of the forearm; lateral bone of the forearm;
  345. mg inflammation of the achilles tendon
  346. mh presence of gallstones in the gall bladder or bile ducts
  347. mi uppermost, above, or toward the head
  348. mj horse-shoe shaped bone present in the anterior midline of the neck between the chin and the thyroid cartilage
  349. mk condition in which excessive amounts of protein are lost through the urine; also known as nephrosis
  350. ml any inflammation of the female reproductive organs that is not associated with surgery or pregnancy
  351. mm form the upper part of the bridge of the nose
  352. mn most superior part of the brainstem
  353. mo mineral substances, such as sodium and potassium, that are normally found in the blood
  354. mp surgical repair of the nerve
  355. mq a diagnostic test that measures the electrical activity within muscle fibers in response to nerve stimulation
  356. mr frequent and excessive urination during the night
  357. ms a surgical procedure in which the cervix is dilated and the endometrium of the uterus is scraped away; also known as a D&C
  358. mt in the male, the urethra passes through the penis to the outside of the body
  359. mu gastroesophageal reflux disease
  360. mv located nearest to the brain and spinal cord
  361. mw urine, urinary tract
  362. mx process of bone tissue formation
  363. my loss of appetite for food
  364. mz extremities
  365. na - involuntary, unstriated, visceral muscle
    - in walls of internal organs
    - move fluids through digestive tract, blood vessels, and ducts of the glands
  366. nb a condition of severe itching of the external female genitalia
  367. nc localized response to an injury or infection
  368. nd persistent, severe burning pain that usually follows an injury to a sensory nerve
  369. ne middle section of the thoracic cavity; located between the lungs
  370. nf pertaining to formation of blood cells
  371. ng external cartilage of ear; part of outer ear
  372. nh any substance that the body regards as being foreign
  373. ni fatty deposit within the wall of an artery
  374. nj muscle located in the anterior upper arm
  375. nk the study of
  376. nl central cavity located in the shaft of long bones; stores bone marrow
  377. nm the condition of excessive mammary development in the male
  378. nn abnormally slow resting heart rate
  379. no bone has been twisted apart
  380. np the beginning of the menstrual function
  381. nq for support (ie wrist splint)
  382. nr inflammation of one or both testicles
  383. ns the release of a mature egg from a follicle on the surface of the ovary
  384. nt increasing the angle between two bones at a joint
  385. nu sudden blockage of a blood vessel by an embolus
  386. nv stimulates the sympathetic nervous system; a synthetic hormone used as a vasoconstrictor to treat conditions such as heart dysrhythmias and asthma attacks
  387. nw vertebrae, vertebral column suffix
  388. nx joint
  389. ny eating, swallowing
  390. nz lung, air
  391. oa process of recording the electrical activity of the brain
  392. ob a scale of 1-10 to evaluate a newborn infant's physical status at 1 and 5 minutes after birth
  393. oc an abnormal decrease in the number of platelets in the blood
  394. od excessive bleeding of the uterus
  395. oe first portion of the small intestine
  396. of referred to as male menopause; is marked by the decrease of the male hormone testosterone
  397. og the surgical suturing of a tear in the vagina
  398. oh a condition caused by a hormonal imbalance in which the ovaries are enlarged by the presence of many cysts formed by incompletely developed follicles
  399. oi benign tumor of the meninges
  400. oj a self-help step in early detection of testicular cancer by detecting limps, swelling, or changes in the skin of the scrotum
  401. ok located in dermis; secrete sebum
  402. ol pancreas
  403. om the use of the female hormones estrogen and progestin to replace those the body no longer produces during and after perimenopause
  404. on throat
  405. oo renal pelvis
  406. op an insulin resistance disorder
  407. oq pain in the muscles
  408. or the term used to designate the transition phase between regular menstrual periods and no periods at all
  409. os radiographic examination of the bile ducts with the use of a contrast medium
  410. ot to describe the position of a structure in relation to another
    - standing straight up
    - facing forward
    - arms at sides w/palms facing front
    - head & feet pointing straight ahead)
  411. ou slipped disk
  412. ov the external surface region in both males and females between the pubic symphysis and the coccyx
  413. ow mass of lymphoid tissue located in the left upper quadrant of the abdomen
  414. ox inward/anterior/ventral curvature
  415. oy a decrease in the number of white blood cells in the blood
  416. oz surrounding, around
  417. pa stimulates uterine contractions during childbirth. It also causes milk to flow from the mammary glands after childbirth.
  418. pb due to contraction of the atria
  419. pc inflammation of a gland
  420. pd type of bone commonly found in the ends and inner portions of long bones; lighter and not as strong as compact bone
  421. pe gland tumor
  422. pf increased sensitivity to light; "fear of light" (think vampires)
  423. pg organs of respiration
  424. ph platelets; form blood clot; smallest formed elements of the blood
  425. pi urinary bladder
  426. pj cutting or surgical incision
  427. pk a slow-growing benign tumor of the pituitary gland; functioning pituitary tumors often produce hormones in large and unregulated amounts; nonfunctioning pituitary tumors do not produce significant amounts of hormones
  428. pl an inflammation of the vulva
  429. pm no development at all (ie develop w/out a limb)
  430. pn also known as amniotic fluid; the liquid that protects the fetus and makes possible its floating movements
  431. po exchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide between the blood and the cells; cellular respiration (btwn tissue cells & systematic capillaries)
  432. pp between or among
  433. pq continuation of sclera, but on outside of the eyeball
    CLEAR
  434. pr visual examination of the internal structure of a joint
  435. ps microscopic functional units of the kidney
  436. pt surgical creation of an artificial opening to the body surface
  437. pu indigestion; pain or discomfort in digestion
  438. pv spaces within the body that contain & protect internal organs
  439. pw pain in one or both testicles
  440. px the return of the uterus to its normal size and former condition after delivery
  441. py sexual intercourse
  442. pz narrowing of the urethra
  443. qa inflammation of the fascia on the sole of the foot
  444. qb cartilage
  445. qc congenital herniation of the meninges through a defect in the skull or spinal column
  446. qd excessive urination
  447. qe - form of covering for all the external and internal surfaces of the body
    - form glands
  448. qf away from the midline; near the sides
  449. qg inflammation of a blood vessel
  450. qh rib suffix
  451. qi an unresponsive state from which a person can be aroused only briefly despite vigorous, repeated attempts
  452. qj removing part of the skull bc swelling
  453. qk most inferior part of the brainstem
  454. ql regulates minerals; ctrl the salt and water levels in the body by increasing sodium reabsorption and potassium excretion by the kidneys; all to ctrl BP
  455. qm inflammation of the gums
  456. qn muscle of the anterior thigh
  457. qo tearing or laceration of the vaginal wall
  458. qp development
  459. qq occurs at an angle across the bone
  460. qr surgical removal of all or part of the lung
  461. qs surgical removal of the gall bladder
  462. qt helps control blood pressure by reducing the amount of water that is excreted
  463. qu 5 vertebrae that form the lower back
  464. qv inflammation of the bladder
  465. qw body
  466. qx inflammation of the lungs in which the alveoli and air passages fill with pus and other inflammatory fluids
  467. qy small intestine
  468. qz fat is what type of connective tissue?
  469. ra a condition in which patches of endometrial tissue escape the uterus and become attached to other structures in the pelvic cavity
  470. rb result from the fertilization of separate ova by separate sperm cells
  471. rc thigh bone; largest bone
  472. rd paralysis of both legs and the lower part of the body
  473. re the muscular tube lined with mucosa that extends from the cervix to the outside of the body
  474. rf a relatively rare, lift-threatening condition caused by exaggerated hyperthyroidism
  475. rg Types of tissues
  476. rh pain in the bladder
  477. ri under, less, or below
  478. rj a profuse, whitish mucus discharge from the uterus and vagina
  479. rk not working properly
  480. rl the direct visual examination of the tissues of the cervix and vagina
  481. rm a diagnostic procedure in which a catheter is passed into a vein or artery and then guided into the heart
  482. rn time and events before birth
  483. ro the interruption or termination of pregnancy before the fetus is viable
  484. rp measures average glucose levels over the past 3 weeks
  485. rq direct visual examination of the colon
  486. rr veins
  487. rs sensory neuron
  488. rt occurs when the bone is pressed together (compressed) on itself
  489. ru an overreaction by the body to a particular antigen
  490. rv a small pouch, or sac, found in the wall of a tubular organ such as colon
  491. rw a blood test that measures the average blood glucose level over the previous 3-4 months
  492. rx before
  493. ry device used to measure blood pressure
  494. rz enlargement of the heart
  495. sa excessive hunger
  496. sb hold bone to a joint
  497. sc highest pressure against the walls of an artery; occurs when the ventricles contract
  498. sd loss of muscle mass, strength, and function that come with aging
  499. se toward the head
  500. sf regulates the transport of glucose to body cells and stimulates the conversion of excess glucose to glycogen for storage; decreases blood sugar
  501. sg 7 vertebrae present in the region of the neck
  502. sh the surgical removal of uterine fibroids
  503. si relay the electrical impulses to the cells of the ventricles
  504. sj disease in which the airways become inflamed due to recurrent exposure to inhaled irritants (cigarette smoke)
  505. sk tubes which extend from the upper end of the uterus to a point near, but not attached to, an ovary
  506. sl a physician who specializes in diagnosing and treating diseases and malfunctions of the endocrine glands
  507. sm liver
    gall bladder
    pancreas
  508. sn inflammation of the inner lining of the heart
  509. so larynx
  510. sp located between right atrium and right ventricle
  511. sq taking bone marrow from donor
  512. sr bones that form the part of the foot to which the toes are attached
  513. ss prostate
  514. st muscle of the neck
  515. su visual examination of the larynx and vocal cords
  516. sv surgical suturing
  517. sw - protects major organs of the nervous, respiratory, and circulatory systems
  518. sx bruising of the brain as a result of a head injury
  519. sy abnormal enlargement of the extremeties (hands and feet) that is caused by excessive secretion of growth hormone after puberty; thickened bones
  520. sz a physician who specializes in diagnosing and treating disorders of the newborn
  521. ta an abnormal condition of the spinal cord
  522. tb thirst
  523. tc aids in regulating the levels of salt and water in the body
  524. td movement that bends the foot upward at the ankle
  525. te vomiting of blood
  526. tf movement
  527. tg surgical removal of the tonsils
  528. th a women who has borne one viable child
  529. ti regulate the rate of metabolism; acts on every cell in the body
  530. tj release of a tendon from adhesions
  531. tk fallopian tubes
  532. tl transmits the electrical impulses onward to the bundle of his
  533. tm the invasion of the body by a pathogenic (disease producing) organism
  534. tn calculated from the first day of the last menstrual period
  535. to fainting
  536. tp stomach
  537. tq an emergency procedure for life support consisting of manual external cardiac compression and artificial respiration
  538. tr disease which involves a body organ/system
  539. ts a physician who specializes in diagnosing, treating, and preventing disorders and diseases of children
  540. tt basic cells of the nervous system
  541. tu the most common cancer in American males between the ages of 15 and 34 years
  542. tv produces symptoms but no physiological or anatomical signs nor causes can be identified (ie patient says they feel strange w/panic disorder, but all lab reports show normalcy)
  543. tw inflammation of an ovary
  544. tx treatment for a nephrolith lodged in the ureter
  545. ty surgical removal of all or part of the stomach
  546. tz pertaining to birth
  547. ua works with calcitonin to regulate calcium levels in the blood and tissues
  548. ub capillaries
  549. uc pineal gland
  550. ud measurement of the amount of systolic and diastolic pressure exerted against the walls of the arteries
  551. ue a breast infection that is most frequently caused by bacteria that enter the breast tissue during breastfeeding
  552. uf also known as atopic dermatitis; a form of persistent or recurrent dermatitis
  553. ug - part of the pharynx present behind the voice box
    - third division
  554. uh dark-pigmented area that surrounds the nipple
  555. ui blood inside the joint causing abnormality
  556. uj clear, colorless, and watery fluid that flows throughout the brain and around the spinal cord
  557. uk pinched nerve; inflammation of the root of a spinal nerve
  558. ul after childbirth
  559. um rectum
  560. un deficiency
  561. uo related to giving birth (NOT pregnancy); already birthed children; woman who has given birth to a specific number of children
  562. up ear drum; part of outer ear
  563. uq pounding heartbeat with or without irregularity in rhythm
  564. ur condition in which episodes of chest pain occur due to an inadequate blood flow to the myocardium
  565. us a foreign object (blood clot, air, piece of tumor) that is circulating in the blood
  566. ut an abnormal increase in the number of red blood cells in the blood
  567. uu malignant tumor of the gland
  568. uv throat; common passage for both respiration and digestion
  569. uw any skin growth, such as a wart or a callus, in which there is overgrowth and thickening of the skin
  570. ux a coiled tube at the upper part of each testicle
  571. uy a vaginal infection caused by the yeast-like fungus Candida albicans; also known as a yeast infection
  572. uz the steroid hormones produced by the adrenal cortex
  573. va the absence of ovulation when it would be normally expected
  574. vb inability of one or both of the kidneys to perform their functions
  575. vc herniation of muscle substance through a tear in the fascia surrounding it
  576. vd a medication administered to slow the ability of the thyroid gland to produce thyroid hormones
  577. ve uterus (protects developing child)
  578. vf an excessive amount of menstrual flow over a period of more than 7 days
  579. vg carry electrical impulses to the right and left ventricles
  580. vh fibrosis of the lung tissues due to inhalation of dust
  581. vi a record of the electrical activity of the myocardium
  582. vj passage of black, tarry, and foul smelling stools
  583. vk red
  584. vl a group of lung diseases that block airflow and make breathing difficult
  585. vm surgical repair of the nose
  586. vn tendons
  587. vo appendicular skeleton includes
  588. vp oblong gland located behind the stomach; both endocrine and exocrine function
  589. vq brain and spinal cord
  590. vr nerve
  591. vs deficient or decreased
  592. vt a process that conducts impulses away from the cell body
  593. vu pain in ear
  594. vv inflexible layers of dense connective tissue; hold bones together
  595. vw black
  596. vx largest organ in the body; secreted bile
  597. vy types of disease transmissions (spreading)
  598. vz also known as costals
  599. wa lower-than-normal number of erythrocytes in the blood
  600. wb time and events after birth
  601. wc bones present at the ankle
  602. wd an unusually small amount of menstrual flow during a shortened regular menstrual period
  603. we supply oxygen-rich blood to the myocardium
  604. wf excessively dry skin
  605. wg a tumor of the pineal gland that can disrupt the production of melatonin; can also cause insomnia by disrupting the circadian cycle
  606. wh blue discoloration of the skin caused by a lack of adequate oxygen in the blood
  607. wi softening of the bone in children
  608. wj The loss of transparency of the lens that causes a progressive loss of visual clarity
  609. wk surgical puncture of the chest wall with a needle to obtain fluid from the pleural cavity
  610. wl urinary incontinence during sleep; bed-wetting
  611. wm heart muscle / cardiac muscle
  612. wn a disorder that involves parts of brain that control thought, memory, and language; leading cause of dementia
  613. wo external layer of the heart
  614. wp Gradual loss of sensorineural hearing that occurs with age
  615. wq a narrowing of the opening of the foreskin so that it cannot be retracted (pulled back) to expose the glans penis
  616. wr take a sample of bone tissue & examine it
  617. ws What are the four types of word parts?
  618. wt the sagittal plane that divides the body into equal left and right halves
  619. wu between, but not within, the part of a tissue
  620. wv the bulging, rounded part of the uterus above the entrance of the fallopian tubes
  621. ww contraction of smooth muscles in the walls of the bronchi and bronchioles
  622. wx abnormal softening of the walls of an artery/arteries
  623. wy disease producing microorganisms
  624. wz the surgical removal of the uterus and the cervix
  625. xa the head of the penis
  626. xb disease spread by pathogenic organism
  627. xc vessels that carry blood away from the heart
  628. xd abnormal overgrowth of the entire body that is caused by excessive secretion o fthe growth hormone before puberty
  629. xe rupture of a muscle
  630. xf performed by inserting a plastic tube called a catheter through the urethra and into the bladder
  631. xg inflammation of muscles in many parts of the body
  632. xh one in which the buttocks or feet of the fetus are positioned to enter the birth canal first instead of the head
  633. xi a complication of hyperparathyroidism in which bone becomes softened and deformed and may develop cysts
  634. xj suffix changing the root word into a noun
  635. xk forms the back part of the skull and the base of the cranium
  636. xl belly button
  637. xm - irregular, wedge shaped bone at the base of the skull
    - forms base of skull and parts of floor and sides of orbit
  638. xn 12 vertebrae present in the thoracic region
  639. xo performed between 11 and 13 weeks of pregnancy and involves an ultrasound and a finger stick blood test
  640. xp disease present since the time of birth
  641. xq occurs when the adrenal glands produce low cortisol and/or aldosterone
  642. xr dilation (swelling) of one or both kidneys
  643. xs white blood cell
  644. xt abnormal condition or disease caused by a fungus
  645. xu a plane that divides the body into upper (superior) and lower (inferior) parts
  646. xv breast
  647. xw - glands w/a duct
    - bring secretions to a certain area
  648. xx develops and maintains the female secondary sex characteristics and regulates the menstrual cycle
  649. xy the film produced by angiography
  650. xz itching
  651. ya endocrine glands near the kidneys
  652. yb a small crack in the bone that develops from chronic, excessive impact
  653. yc sensation, feeling
  654. yd extreme slowness in movement; one of the symptoms of parkinson's disease
  655. ye mature red blood cells; transport oxygen to the tissues
  656. yf an STD caused by the bacterium Treponema pallidum; has many symptoms that are difficult to distinguish from other STDs
  657. yg - voluntary, striated muscle
    - attached to bones
    - make movement possible
  658. yh Eye, Vision
  659. yi situated in the back; on the back part of an organ
  660. yj difficulty in swallowing
  661. yk visual examination of the urinary bladder
  662. yl golfer's elbow
  663. ym semisolid mass of partially digested food that passes out of the stomach
  664. yn muscle that moves the head and shoulder blade
  665. yo drowsiness
  666. yp pregnancy
  667. yq paralysis of all four extremities
  668. yr a surgical puncture with a needle to obtain a specimen of amniotic fluid
  669. ys loss, or absence, of mobility in joints bc of some reason (disease, injury, or surgical procedure)
  670. yt makes up the bulk of the chest muscles
  671. yu a woman who has never been pregnant
  672. yv surgical puncture to remove fluid for diagnostic purposes or to remove excess fluid
  673. yw an abnormal discharge, such as mucus or pus, from the uterus
  674. yx consist of bones of the upper and lower extremities
  675. yy the surgical removal of the uterus
  676. yz a benign tumor of the pancreas that causes hypoglycemia by secreting additional insulin
  677. za occur when a cluster of veins, muscles, and tissue slip near or through the anal opening
  678. zb also known as the tail bone
  679. zc bony structure that supports the structures of the face and forms a cavity for the brain
  680. zd the condition of excessive secretion of insulin in the bloodstream
  681. ze a cellular response where the skin has come into contact with an allergen
  682. zf blood
  683. zg FSH
    LH
    ACTH (adrenocorticotropic hormone)
    prolactin
    MSH (melanocyte stimulating hormone)
    GH
    TSH (thyroid stimulating hormones)
  684. zh the whitish fluid containing sperm that is ejaculated through the urethra at the peak of male sexual excitement
  685. zi air filled cavities located in the bones of the skull
  686. zj the fetus when it is capable of living outside the uterus