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  1. bones that form the wrist
  2. a condition due to excessive secretion of any gland, especially an endocrine gland
  3. suturing of nerves
  4. endoscopic surgery to move an undescended testicle into its normal position in the scrotum
  5. also known as atopic dermatitis; a form of persistent or recurrent dermatitis
  6. inflammation of a gland
  7. disease
  8. removing part of the skull bc swelling
  9. toward, or nearer, the midline
  10. A defect in which light rays focus beyond the retina
  11. a tumor of the pineal gland that can disrupt the production of melatonin; can also cause insomnia by disrupting the circadian cycle
  12. pertaining to birth
  13. the male sterilization procedure in which a small portion of the vas deferens is surgically removed
  14. most inferior part of the brainstem
  15. adjectival suffix meaning "pertaining to"
  16. inflammation of the pharynx; sore throat
  17. in the female, stimulates the secretion of estrogen and the growth of ova (eggs); in the male, stimulates the production of sperm
  18. an inflammation of a fallopian tube
  19. blood vessels
  20. a balloon-like enlargement of the wall of an artery
  21. an abnormal discharge, such as mucus or pus, from the uterus
  22. bone suffix
  23. the surgical removal of one or both ovaries
  24. stimulates the sympathetic nervous system; a synthetic hormone used as a vasoconstrictor to treat conditions such as heart dysrhythmias and asthma attacks
  25. disease spread by pathogenic organism
  26. a physician who specializes in diagnosing, treating, and preventing disorders and diseases of children
  27. surgical removal of all or part of the lung
  28. belly button
  29. presence of stones
  30. abnormal condition or disease
  31. presence of abnormally low concentrations of protein in the blood
  32. increase in the number of leukocytes in the blood forming tissues, other organs, and in the blood; a type of cancer
  33. the thin outer membrane that encloses the embryo
  34. liver
  35. a physician who specializes in diagnosing and treating disorders of the newborn
  36. ear drum; part of outer ear
  37. from, away from, or off
  38. mushroom-like growth from the surface of a mucous membrane
  39. muscle of the head; closes the mouth
  40. inflammation of synovial membrane which makes the fluid btwn joints
  41. small grapelike clusters found at the end of each bronchiole; air sacs
  42. insulin
    glucagon
  43. toward the head
  44. surgical creation of an artificial opening to the body surface
  45. inflammation of the gall bladder
  46. abnormal fear
  47. inflammation of the gray matter of the spinal cord
  48. - support and connect organs and other body tissues
  49. absence of normal sensation, especially to pain
  50. for tear production
  51. visual examination of the internal structure of a joint
  52. act of lowering a body part
  53. performed between 11 and 13 weeks of pregnancy and involves an ultrasound and a finger stick blood test
  54. body
  55. liquid part of the blood
  56. redness of the skin
  57. a condition in which excess cerebrospinal fluid accumulates in the ventricles of the brain
  58. sound, voice
  59. partial or complete collapse of the lung
  60. smallest blood vessels; deliver oxygen and nutrients to the cells of the tissues
  61. an opening in a bone
  62. performed by inserting a plastic tube called a catheter through the urethra and into the bladder
  63. disease producing microorganisms
  64. an inflammation of the mucous membrane lining of the cervix
  65. contagious bacterial infection of the upper respiratory tract that is characterized by recurrent episodes of a paroxysmal cough and breathlessness; whooping cough
  66. examples of synovial joint
  67. examination of urine
  68. muscle of the abdominal wall
  69. caused by insufficient production of the antidiuretic hormone or by the inability of the kidneys to respond appropriately to this hormone
  70. one which bone is bent and only partially broken
  71. abnormal hardening
  72. cancerous
  73. a surgically placed feeding tube from the exterior of the body directly into the stomach
  74. the examination of cells retrieved from the chorionic villi
  75. 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. the delivery of the child through an incision in the maternal abdominal and uterinen walls
  77. bones of the fingers and toes
  78. scanty urination
  79. an instrument used to visually examine the external ear canal and tympanic membrane
  80. 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
  81. excess accumulation of fluid in the pleural space
  82. membranes, meninges
  83. lung
  84. not opening tissue; just manipulating (ie using a cast)
  85. after childbirth
  86. enlargement of the spleen
  87. stimulates the secretion of the hormones required to maintain pregnancy
  88. located between right ventricle and pulmonary artery
  89. due to relaxation of the ventricles
  90. the surgical suturing to repair an episiotomy
  91. intercellular fluid or tissue fluid
  92. pregnancy
  93. forms part of the orbit (socket of the eye)
  94. measures the current blood sugar level
  95. a radiographic examination of the uterus and fallopian tubes
  96. the plancenta expelled after delivery of the newborn
  97. slow progressive decline in mental abilities, including memory, thinking, and judgment
  98. sudden, involuntary contraction of one or more muscles
  99. testes
  100. lung
  101. the process of forming and secreting milk from the breasts as nourishment for the infant
  102. cranial and spinal nerves
  103. a scale of 1-10 to evaluate a newborn infant's physical status at 1 and 5 minutes after birth
  104. removing a disk; treatment for slipped disk
  105. calcium deposit in the plantar fascia near its attachment to the calcaneus (heel) bone
  106. aids in regulating the levels of salt and water in the body
  107. circular movement around an axis
  108. middle part of the brainstem
  109. 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
  110. test done to see how well the liver is working
  111. stimulates the growth and secretions of the adrenal cortex
  112. microscopic functional units of the kidney
  113. pineal gland
  114. a congenital form of hypothyroidism; causes mental retardation
  115. part of the large intestine between colon and anus
  116. a fetus born before the 37th week of gestation
  117. located nearest to the brain and spinal cord
  118. movement of a limb toward the midline of the body
  119. surgical suturing of the end of a tendon to a bone
  120. consist of bones of the upper and lower extremities
  121. an overreaction by the body to a particular antigen
  122. an unresponsive state from which a person can be aroused only briefly despite vigorous, repeated attempts
  123. bone marrow; spinal cord suffix
  124. oval, hollow muscular organ that is a reservoir for urine
  125. Types of tissues
  126. rupture or tearing of a muscle
  127. inflammation of the myocardium
  128. located in dermis; secrete sebum
  129. teeth
  130. an STD caused by the bacterium Treponema pallidum; has many symptoms that are difficult to distinguish from other STDs
  131. thirst
  132. inflammation of the achilles tendon
  133. - voluntary, striated muscle
    - attached to bones
    - make movement possible
  134. sinus
  135. a form of diabetes mellitus that occurs during some pregnancies
  136. brain
  137. small intestine
  138. condition in which excessive amounts of protein are lost through the urine; also known as nephrosis
  139. inflammation of the brain
  140. - incomplete development (ie develop half a limb) bc deficiency in the # of cells
  141. suturing to close a wound and includes the use of sutures, staples, or surgical glue
  142. collection of blood in the pleural cavity
  143. tumor of bone marrow HIGHLY MALIGNANT
  144. highest pressure against the walls of an artery; occurs when the ventricles contract
  145. related to giving birth (NOT pregnancy); already birthed children; woman who has given birth to a specific number of children
  146. last and longest portion of the small intestine
  147. rupture of a muscle
  148. an imbalance of metabolism caused by the overproduction of thyroid hormones
  149. inflammation of the stomach and small intestine
  150. the first movement of the fetus in the uterus that can be felt by the mother
  151. Iris, Color part of eye
  152. contains cells with the specialized ability to contract and relax
  153. a mucous membrane that partially covers this opening before a woman has had intercourse
  154. ear wax; part of outer ear
  155. oxygen carrying protein of the erythrocytes
  156. - part of the respiratory tract outside the thorax
    - nose, mouth, pharynx, larynx
  157. mole; small dark colored benign skin growth that develops from melanocytes in the skin
  158. muscle of the anterior thigh
  159. hearing test
  160. a disorder of the adrenal glands due to excessive production of aldosterone
  161. rectum
  162. increasing the angle between two bones at a joint
  163. a physician who specializes in diagnosing and treating diseases and disorders of the female reproductive system
  164. bones present at the ankle
  165. bones that form the part of the foot to which the toes are attached
  166. the inability of the male to achieve or maintain a penile erection; also known as erectile dysfunction
  167. a condition in which the alveoli of the lungs are damaged and enlarged, causing breathlessness
  168. distension (swelling) of the ureter with urine that cannot flow because the ureter is blocked
  169. stone, calculus
  170. a normally functioning thyroid gland
  171. calf muscle
  172. abnormal overgrowth of the entire body that is caused by excessive secretion o fthe growth hormone before puberty
  173. surgical removal of the gall bladder
  174. caused by an insufficient or absent secretion of the parathyroid hormone (PTH); can cause hypocalcemia
  175. inflammation of the meninges
  176. surgical puncture of the chest wall with a needle to obtain fluid from the pleural cavity
  177. to substitute (ie prothetic leg)
  178. An inflammation of the lacrimal gland that can be caused by bacterial, viral or fungal infection
  179. the growth of abnormal cells in the cervix
  180. within the muscle
  181. the presence of single or multiple benign cysts in the breasts
  182. a benign tumor of the adrenal medulla that causes the gland to produce excess epinephrine
  183. inflammation of the prostate gland
  184. urinary incontinence during sleep; bed-wetting
  185. device used to measure blood pressure
  186. pinched nerve; inflammation of the root of a spinal nerve
  187. an autoimmune insulin deficiency disorder caused by the destruction of pancreatic islet beta cells
  188. movement that bends the foot upward at the ankle
  189. muscle
  190. lowest pressure against the walls of an artery; occurs when the ventricles relax
  191. under, less, or below
  192. fascia
  193. a group of symptoms experienced by some women within the 2-week period before menstruation
  194. sensory neuron
  195. renal pelvis
  196. the synethetic equivalent of corticosteroids produced by the body
  197. outward/posterior/dorsal curvature of upper spine; hunchback
  198. collection of blood trapped in the tissues of the brain
  199. a pair of small, almond-shaped organs located in the lower abdomen, one on either side of the uterus
  200. helps control blood pressure by reducing the amount of water that is excreted
  201. blue discoloration of the skin caused by a lack of adequate oxygen in the blood
  202. no development at all (ie develop w/out a limb)
  203. inflammation of the inner lining of the heart
  204. white
  205. - long slender cells that make up muscles
    - each muscle consists of a group of fibers
  206. Pap smear; an exfoliative biopsy for the detection of conditions that can be early indicators of cervical cancer
  207. glands which secrete hormones
  208. inflammation of the renal pelvis
  209. abnormally rapid resting heart rate
  210. pain in the stomach - stomach ache
  211. air filled cavities located in the bones of the skull
  212. measures the amount of lipids (cholesterol) in the blood
  213. the shaft of a long bone
  214. transmits the electrical impulses onward to the bundle of his
  215. a condition caused by a hormonal imbalance in which the ovaries are enlarged by the presence of many cysts formed by incompletely developed follicles
  216. surgical removal of all or part of the liver
  217. - less moveable attachment of the muscle
    - located nearest the midline of the body
    - where muscle begins
  218. lips
  219. 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
  220. slipped disk
  221. disease present worldwide everywhere
  222. puncture to remove fluid from joint
  223. an organ of sensitive, erectile tissue located anterior to the urethral meatus and the vaginal orifice
  224. how many tarsals?
  225. pain in the pancreas
  226. inflexible layers of dense connective tissue; hold bones together
  227. inflammation of the larynx
  228. characterized by abnormally low levelsl of calcium in the blood
  229. lateral bone of the leg
  230. double-layered membranous sac that encloses the heart
  231. gums
  232. use of electrical shock to restore the heart's normal rhythm
  233. the interruption or termination of pregnancy before the fetus is viable
  234. an autoimmune disorder that is caused by hyperthyroidism and is characterized by goiter and/or exophthalmos
  235. visual exam of joint
  236. tendons
  237. vessels that bring blood toward the heart
  238. illness w/out known causes
  239. pain in the head; headache
  240. blue
  241. bone of the upper arm
  242. secretes the hormone progesterone during the second half of the menstrual cycle
  243. blood is what type of connective tissue?
  244. white
  245. - part of the pharynx present behind the nasal cavity
    - first division
  246. benign tumor of the meninges
  247. inflammation of the pericardium
  248. a complication of pregnancy characterized by hypertension, edema, and proteinuria
  249. complete paralysis
  250. located between left atrium and left ventricle
  251. breakdown, destruction
  252. time and events after birth
  253. surgical removal of a nephrolith through a small incision in the back
  254. capillaries
  255. rhythmic pressure against the walls of an artery caused by the contraction of the heart
  256. immune response
  257. disorder of vertebrae which can cause loss of normal spinal structure & function
  258. an event in which the heart abruptly stops beating or pumping blood effectively
  259. the vaginal lips that protect the other external genitalis and the urethral meatus
  260. kidney
  261. inflammation of muscles in many parts of the body
  262. vasectomy reversal
  263. visual exam of ear
  264. a surgical connection between two hollow, or tubular, structures
  265. 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
  266. pain in a joint or joints
  267. any disease process affecting a lymph node
  268. paralysis of both legs and the lower part of the body
  269. brain and spinal cord
  270. inflammation of the tissues surrounding the elbow
  271. 7 vertebrae present in the region of the neck
  272. inflammation of the fascia
  273. softening of the bone in children
  274. example of cartilagenous joint
  275. a physician who specializes in providing medical care to women during pregnancy, childbirth, and immediately thereafter
  276. located between right atrium and right ventricle
  277. a sharp pain in the scrotum caused by twisting of the vas deferens and blood vessels leading into the testicle
  278. located just below the prostate gland; during sexual arousal, these glands secrete a fluid known as pre-ejaculate
  279. - 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
  280. the surgical removal of a cone-shaped specimen of tissue from the cervix
  281. middle and thickest layer of the heart wall
  282. Vaginal Birth After a Caesarean
  283. enlargement
  284. artery
  285. the surgical removal of one or more of the parathyroid glands
  286. 5 vertebrae that form the lower back
  287. located between the dura mater and the pia mater
  288. caused by a deficiency of thyroid secretion; also known as an underactive thyroid
  289. abnormally slow rate of respiration
  290. the normal position of the uterus, where the body of the uterus is bent forward
  291. a disease fighting protein created by the immune system in response to the presence of a specific antigen
  292. secreted by specialized cells of the brain
  293. small bones which vibrate; ear bones; part of middle ear (tympanic cavity) the smallest bones in the body
  294. flow or discharge and refers to flow of most body fluids
  295. breathing, respiration
  296. disease gotten in a hospital setting
  297. The condition of common changes in the eyes that occur with aging
  298. direct visual examination of the colon
  299. urethra
  300. a specialized form of milk that delivers essential nutrients and antibodies in a form that the newborn can digest
  301. alveolus
  302. inflammation of the periosteum (outer covering of bone; there's lots of nerves here; sensitive)
  303. an injury to a joint which occurs when a ligament is wrenched or torn
  304. chemical substances released by the nerve
  305. clear, colorless, and watery fluid that flows throughout the brain and around the spinal cord
  306. tubes which extend from the upper end of the uterus to a point near, but not attached to, an ovary
  307. slippery secretion produced by the mucous membranes that protects and lubricates the tissues
  308. inflammation of the spinal cord
  309. increases the production of melanin in melanocytes of the skin; secreted by pituitary
  310. pain in the ear
  311. bluish discoloration of the skin and mucous membranes caused by lack of adequate oxygen in the blood
  312. surgical removal of all or part of the urinary bladder
  313. enlargement of the heart
  314. difficulty in swallowing
  315. inner ear
  316. an excessive amount of menstrual flow over a period of more than 7 days
  317. break straight across the bone
  318. a more serious form of preeclampsia, characterized by convulsions and sometimes coma; hypertension (HTN) + proteinuria (protein in urine) + edema + seizures
  319. a blood test that measures the average blood glucose level over the previous 3-4 months
  320. sudden spasmodic closure of the larynx
  321. after
  322. disease in which the airways become inflamed due to recurrent exposure to inhaled irritants (cigarette smoke)
  323. the external surface region in both males and females between the pubic symphysis and the coccyx
  324. good, normal, well or easy
  325. excessively dry skin
  326. the surgical removal of uterine fibroids
  327. the production of breast milk in a women who is not breastfeeding
  328. occurs at the lower end of the radius when a person tries to stop a fall by landing on his or her hands
  329. before operation
  330. the surgical removal of a fallopian tube and ovary
  331. small intestine
  332. having the nature, properties, or qualities of an adult male
  333. vomiting
  334. a condition associated with severe emotional and physical problems that are closely linked to the menstrual cycle
  335. thymosin
  336. pathology resulting in the excessive secretion by the anterior lobe of the ituitary gland
  337. Types of connective tissues
  338. nerve
  339. the condition of deficient secretion of hormones by the sex glands
  340. radiographic examination of the bile ducts with the use of a contrast medium
  341. slows coagulation and prevents new clot formation; blood thinner
  342. portion of the skull that encloses and protects the brain
  343. skull
  344. a cyst that develops in the epididymis and is filled with a milky fluid containing sperm
  345. diagnoses and treats problems associated with conception and maintaining pregnancy
  346. inflammation of the stomach
  347. the saclike structure that surrounds, protects, and supports the testicles
  348. surgical creation of an opening between the colon and the body surface
  349. covers the joint forming surfaces of bones and protects them from rubbing against each other
  350. muscle group of the posterior thigh
  351. formation
  352. test that uses sound waves to create a picture of the heart
  353. esophagus
  354. between, but not within, the part of a tissue
  355. pathologic change or disease of muscle tissue
  356. a rounded projection at the end of a bone; most often for articulation with ligaments and tendons
  357. the rupture of an ovary
  358. a benign tumor composed of muscle and fibrous tissue that occurs in the wall of the uterus
  359. wave-like contractions of the smooth muscles in a single direction that moves the food forward into the digestive tract
  360. dark-pigmented area that surrounds the nipple
  361. measures average glucose levels over the past 3 weeks
  362. example of fibrous joints
  363. also known as amniotic fluid; the liquid that protects the fetus and makes possible its floating movements
  364. middle portion of the small intestine
  365. to crush
  366. difficult or labored breathing; shortness of breath
  367. inflammation of both the renal pelvis and of the kidney
  368. medication that depresses the nervous system and produces sleep
  369. trachea
  370. inflammation of the arteries
  371. a foreign object (blood clot, air, piece of tumor) that is circulating in the blood
  372. the middle portion of the uterus
  373. process of producing a radiographic (x-ray) study of the blood vessels after the injection of a contrast medium to make these blood vessels visible
  374. pertaining to the heart
  375. carry electrical impulses to the right and left ventricles
  376. inflammation of an ovary
  377. inflammation of the mucous membrane lining the stomach and intestine
  378. also known as the shoulder blade
  379. costal suffix
  380. movement that bends the foot downward at the ankle
  381. partial paralysis
  382. surgical removal of the tonsils
  383. weakness or wearing away of body tissues due to disuse over a long period of time
  384. an operation in which a vessel from the leg or chest is implanted on the heart to replace a blocked coronary artery
  385. inflammation of the bladder
  386. a hormone secreted by adipocytes (fat cells)
  387. disease or damage to a nerve
  388. tone, tension, stretched
  389. heart disease resulting from an insufficient supply of oxygenated blood to the heart
  390. an abnormally high concentration of glucose in the blood
  391. enlargement of the prostate that most often occurs in elderly men
  392. inner lining of the heart
  393. loss of muscle mass, strength, and function that come with aging
  394. a breast infection that is most frequently caused by bacteria that enter the breast tissue during breastfeeding
  395. visual examination of the larynx and vocal cords
  396. the organs of reproduction and their associated structures
  397. disorder resulting from the compression or obstruction of the urethra due to benign prostatic hyperplasia
  398. - more moveable attachment of the muscle
    - located furthest from midline of the body
    - where muscle ends
  399. endocrine glands near the kidneys
  400. muscle of the abdominal wall
  401. chemical messengers that are secreted by endocrine glands and have specialized functions in regulating the activities of specific cells, organs, or both
  402. mass of food that has been chewed and is ready to be swallowed
  403. form the sides and base of the cranium
  404. malignant tumor
  405. calculated from the first day of the last menstrual period
  406. pain in one or both testicles
  407. occurs when diabetes damages the tiny blood vessels in the retina, causing blood to leak into the posterior segment of the eyeball
  408. most basic structural and functional unit of the body
  409. the condition of excessive secretion of hormones by the sex glands
  410. also known as the shin bone
  411. any inflammation of the female reproductive organs that is not associated with surgery or pregnancy
  412. muscle of the head; closes the mouth
  413. the tube that carries blood, oxygen, and nutrients from the placenta to the developing child
  414. degeneration (breaking down) of muscle tissue
  415. time and events surrounding birth
  416. suffix changing the root word into a noun
  417. lower two chambers of the heart; pump blood
  418. located along the front of the body; contains organs that sustain homeostasis
    - includes: thoracic cavity, abdominal cavity, pelvic cavity
  419. defend the body
  420. urinary bladder
  421. outer region of the kidney
  422. the long, narrow continuations of each epididymis
  423. the normal termination of the menstrual function
  424. pigment cell
  425. forms most of the upper jaw
  426. a condition in which the male reaches climax too soon, usually before, or shortly after, penetration of the female
  427. surgical incision into the chest wall
  428. surgical suturing together of the divided ends of a tendon
  429. a relatively rare, lift-threatening condition caused by exaggerated hyperthyroidism
  430. abnormal softening of the walls of an artery/arteries
  431. the male sex organ that transports the sperm into the female vagina
  432. a condition in women in which there is an abnormal overgrowth of certain bacteria in the vagina
  433. a diagnostic procedure in which a catheter is passed into a vein or artery and then guided into the heart
  434. menstruation
  435. hangs from the infudibulum below the hypothalamus and functions to secrete hormones that control the activity of other endocrine glands (master gland)
  436. largest and uppermost portion of the brain
  437. persistent, severe burning pain that usually follows an injury to a sensory nerve
  438. within or inside
  439. the most commonly reported STD in the US; is highly contagious and requires early treatment with antibiotics
  440. the surgical removal of all or part of the pancreas
  441. process of bone tissue formation
  442. pituitary gland
  443. surgical repair of the nerve
  444. the term used to describe a birth involving more than two infants
  445. a profuse, whitish mucus discharge from the uterus and vagina
  446. the muscular middle layer of uterine tissue
  447. administered to replace lost thyroid function
  448. an instrument used to listen to sounds within the body
  449. occurs when the bone is pressed together (compressed) on itself
  450. works with the parathyroid hormone to regulate calcium levels in the blood and tissues
  451. surgical incision into the colon
  452. the surgical removal of the uterus and the cervix
  453. continuation of sclera, but on outside of the eyeball
    CLEAR
  454. stimulates the maturation of lymphocytes into T cells of the immune system; secreted by thymus
  455. the surgical removal of the pineal gland
  456. the surgical removal of one or both fallopian tubes
  457. oblong gland located behind the stomach; both endocrine and exocrine function
  458. inflammation of the bone + bone marrow
  459. tear or stretching of ligament
  460. taking marrow from patient --> store the normal marrow, chemo to destroy defect marrow --> inject back good marrow
  461. muscle located in the posterior upper arm
  462. white blood cell
  463. release of a tendon from adhesions
  464. excessive or increased
  465. liver
    gall bladder
    pancreas
  466. inflammation of the adrenal glands
  467. mature red blood cells; transport oxygen to the tissues
  468. incision/opening part of skull to remove tumor then put back
  469. deep state of unconsciousness marked by the absence of spontaneous eye movements, no response to painful stimuli, and the lack of speech
  470. pancreas
  471. pathologic change or disease of the bone marrow or spinal cord
  472. the muscular tube lined with mucosa that extends from the cervix to the outside of the body
  473. 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)
  474. also known as the tail bone
  475. the whitish fluid containing sperm that is ejaculated through the urethra at the peak of male sexual excitement
  476. a round, firm, rubbery mass that arises from excess growth of glandular and connective tissue in the breast
  477. recording device that measures lung function (volume of air and speed of air that can be inhaled and exhaled)
  478. a surgical procedure in which the cervix is dilated and the endometrium of the uterus is scraped away; also known as a D&C
  479. the tough, membranous outer layer of the uterus
  480. middle section of the thoracic cavity; located between the lungs
  481. glomerulus
  482. performed to confirm a diagnosis of diabetes mellitus and to aid in diagnosing hypoglycemia
  483. an abnormal protrusion of the eyeball out of the orbit
  484. the return of the uterus to its normal size and former condition after delivery
  485. muscle that forms the muscular cap of the shoulder
  486. form the upper part of the bridge of the nose
  487. - sudden & widespread outbreak of a disease within a specific population group or area (ie chicken pox has come into the population)
  488. vomiting
  489. fast, rapid
  490. bone marrow or spinal cord
  491. consists of the labia, clitoris, Bartholin's glands, and vaginal orifice
  492. - 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
  493. How to read a medical term
  494. place of union between two or more bones
  495. difficult or painful urination
  496. study of CAUSES of diseases
  497. hardening and narrowing of the arteries caused by a buildup of cholesterol plaque on the interior walls of the arteries
  498. bony structure that supports the structures of the face and forms a cavity for the brain
  499. most superior part of the brainstem
  500. rapid and uncontrolled heartbeat
  501. medication that depresses the nervous system to produce calm without producing sleep
  502. surgical puncture to remove fluid for diagnostic purposes or to remove excess fluid
  503. external cartilage of ear; part of outer ear
  504. tough, fibrous tissue that forms the outermost covering of bone
  505. muscles
  506. transmitted through exposure to infected body fluids, particularly through sexual intercourse with an infected partner
  507. decreasing the angle between two bones at a joint
  508. works with calcitonin to regulate calcium levels in the blood and tissues
  509. lowermost, below, or toward the feet
  510. caused by prolonged exposure to high levels of cortisol from adrenal galnds; high production of cortisol
  511. uppermost, above, or toward the head
  512. located between left ventricle and aorta
  513. inflammation of sinuses
  514. stimulates and maintains the secretion of breast milk
  515. the condition of excessive secretion of insulin in the bloodstream
  516. cholesterol lowering drugs
  517. a reproductive cell, sperm in the male and ova (eggs) in the female
  518. spinal tap
  519. central cavity located in the shaft of long bones; stores bone marrow
  520. a small crack in the bone that develops from chronic, excessive impact
  521. violent shaking up or jarring of the brain
  522. acute, highly contagious viral infection of the respiratory system; flu
  523. extremities
  524. parathyroid hormone (PTH)
    calcitonin
  525. the funnel-shaped opening into the fallopian tube near the ovary
  526. cervix
  527. a diagnostic test that measures the electrical activity within muscle fibers in response to nerve stimulation
  528. vagina
  529. oval shaped organ of the lymphatic system; contains lymphocytes capable of destroying pathogens
  530. inflammation of the bone
  531. inflammation of the arteries
  532. blood condition
  533. one who specializes in studying diseases
  534. joint
  535. oviares
  536. the single cell formed that results from the union of sperm and egg; a new life
  537. surgery/open up to fix
  538. a surgical incision made through the perineum to enlarge the vaginal origice to prevent tearing of the tissues as the infant moves out of the birth canal
  539. acute condition of confusion, disorientation, disordered thinking and memory, agitation, and hallucinations
  540. a mood disorder characterized by feelings of sadness and the loss of pleasure in normal activities that can occur shortly after giving birth
  541. bleeding, usually sudden, severe bleeding
  542. the wider ends of long bones
  543. involves cancerous growth on the lining of the uterus
  544. What are the four types of word parts?
  545. Use of air pressure in the ear canal to test for disorders of the middle ear
  546. a complication of hyperparathyroidism in which bone becomes softened and deformed and may develop cysts
  547. extreme slowness in movement; one of the symptoms of parkinson's disease
  548. bruise
  549. forms part of the nasal septum
  550. term used to describe all diseases of the heart muscle
  551. act of rotating the forearm so that the palm of the hand is turned downward
  552. act of raising or lifting a body part
  553. pertaining to formation of blood cells
  554. disease which involves a body organ/system
  555. pouch that extends from the end of the ileum to the beginning of the colon
  556. inflammation of joints
  557. an abnormal increase in the number of red blood cells in the blood
  558. - glands w/a duct
    - bring secretions to a certain area
  559. estrogen
    progesterone
    testosterone
  560. dense, hard, and very strong bone that forms the protective outer layer of bones
  561. a medication administered to slow the ability of the thyroid gland to produce thyroid hormones
  562. an abnormal increase in the number of platelets in the blood
  563. surgical repair of the nose
  564. the administration of radioactive iodine to destroy thyroid cells
  565. veins
  566. three pairs of glands that secrete saliva
  567. temporary absence of spontaneous respiration
  568. bone at the lower end of the trunk
  569. after operation
  570. ctrl minerals (ie: aldosterone, Na, K)
    anti-inflammatory (ie cortisol)
    sex hormones (ie androgens)
    epinephrine + norepinephrine
  571. a false personal belief that is maintained despite obvious proof or evidence to the contrary
  572. 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
  573. 12 vertebrae present in the thoracic region
  574. ear
  575. condition in which there is an insufficient supply of oxygen in the tissues due to inadequate blood supply
  576. the direct visual examination of the interior of the uterus and fallopian tubes
  577. in the female, stimulates ovulation; in the male, stimulates testosterone secretion
  578. a small amount of the tissue from the lining of the uterus is removed for microscopic examination
  579. characterized by throbbing pain on one side of the head
  580. a toxic condition resulting from renal failure in which urea and other waste products normally secreted in the urine are retained in the blood
  581. more severe form of bacteremia
  582. - part of the respiratory tract inside the thoracic cavity
    - trachea, bronchial tree, lungs
    - ANYTHING below voicebox
  583. the condition of having a developing child in the uterus
  584. gastroesophageal reflux disease
  585. deficiency
  586. an unusually small amount of menstrual flow during a shortened regular menstrual period
  587. lower opening of the gi tract
  588. appendicular skeleton includes
  589. tumor (typically benign)
  590. condition of abnormal and excessive sensitivity to touch, pain, or other sensory stimuli
  591. stomach
  592. treatment for a nephrolith lodged in the ureter
  593. skull suffix
  594. colon
  595. pain in the bladder
  596. flow of blood only between the heart and lungs
  597. partial or complete blockage of the intestine due to stopping of the normal peristalsis
  598. - involuntary, striated muscle
  599. a knot of varicose veins in one side of the scrotum
  600. caused by extreme deficiency of thyroid secretion; also known as adult hypothyroidism; can cause severe depression and lethargy
  601. parathyroid
  602. the surgical suturing of a tear in the vagina
  603. study of the anatomy, physiology, pathology, and chemistry of the cell
  604. memory disturbance characterized by a total or partial inability to recall past experiences
  605. in, into
  606. tube to transport air to and from the lungs; windpipe
  607. softening of the bones
  608. thyroid gland
  609. rib suffix
  610. excessive bleeding of the uterus
  611. combined organs
  612. slightly curved, triangular shaped bone near the lower end of the spine
  613. a pear-shaped organ with muscular walls and a mucous membrane lining filled with a rich supply of blood vessels
  614. produce a mucus secretion to lubricate the vagina
  615. inflammation of the urethra
  616. regulates the metabolism of carbohydrates, fats, and proteins in the body; also has an anti-inflammatory action
  617. mass of lymphoid tissue located above the heart
  618. arteries
  619. enlargement because of increase in the number of cells in the tissue
  620. repair of replacement of joint
  621. bile, gall
  622. anus
  623. heart
  624. inflammation of the epididymis that is frequently caused by the spread of infection from the urethra or the bladder
  625. the bulging, rounded part of the uterus above the entrance of the fallopian tubes
  626. mammoplasty performed to decrease and reshape excessively large, heavy breasts
  627. excessive uterine bleeding at both the usual time of menstrual periods and at other irregular intervals
  628. cartilage suffix
  629. vertebrae, vertebral column suffix
  630. - form of covering for all the external and internal surfaces of the body
    - form glands
  631. muscle of the neck
  632. acute pain in the kidney area
  633. Eye, Vision
  634. a sensory perception experienced in the absence of external stimulation
  635. inflammation of one or both testicles
  636. hold bone to a joint
  637. - the ongoing presence of a disease within the population, group, or area
    - disease spread in a population only during a certain season (ie flu season)
  638. a radiographic study to measure the dimensions of the pelvis to evaluate its capacity to allow passage of the fetus through the birth canal
  639. surgical suturing
  640. anterior portion of the cranium that forms the forehead
  641. group of specialized epithelial cells that are capable of producing secretions
  642. arthritis + systemic disease
    - can include any system; don't have to be related (ie arthritis + spleen bc antibodies attack)
    - this is an autoimmune disease
  643. second largest part of the brain; located at the back of the head below the posterior portion of the cerebrum
  644. lack of proper food or nutrients in the body
  645. a psychotic disorder characterized by withdrawal from reality, illogical thinking, delusions, and hllucinations
  646. pertaining to kidneys
  647. the fringed, finger-like extensions of the opening at the end of the fallopian tubes
  648. loss of a large amount of blood in a short time
  649. the surgical removal or destruction of both testicles
  650. glands that secrete a thick, yellow substance to nourish the sperm cells
  651. urine production
  652. also known as the breast bone
  653. an abnormal condition of the spinal cord
  654. clot
  655. colon
  656. an abnormally low concentration of glucose in the blood
  657. loss of appetite for food
  658. heartburn
  659. Inflammation of the middle of the ear
  660. a sperm count below 20 million/ml; also known as low sperm count
  661. medication administered to lower blood pressure
  662. contraction of smooth muscles in the walls of the bronchi and bronchioles
  663. blood sugar; the basic form of energy used by the body
  664. inflammation of a blood vessel
  665. between or among
  666. an abnormal disorder in which the placenta separates from the uterine wall before the birth of the fetus
  667. a women who has borne one viable child
  668. calcium regulation
  669. the condition of first being capable of reproducing sexually
  670. circular movement at the far end of a limb
  671. a retractable double-layered fold of skin and mucous membrane that covers and protects the glans penis
  672. tennis elbow
  673. antidiuretic hormones (ADH) / vasopressin
    oxytocin
  674. dislocation; bone comes out of the joint
  675. describes the mental activities associated with thinking, learning, and memory
  676. hormones that influence sex-related characteristics
  677. fibrosis of the lung tissues due to inhalation of dust
  678. pain in the bone
  679. thin, moist, and slippery membranes that cover the lungs
  680. discharge of the nose (runny nose)
  681. excessive hunger
  682. the invasion of the body by a pathogenic (disease producing) organism
  683. stomach
  684. a molded plastic contraceptive inserted through the cervix into the uterus
  685. muscle of the forehead
  686. inflammation of the stomach lining
  687. organs of respiration
  688. surgical repair of a nerve
  689. type of stroke that occurs when a blood vessel in the brain leaks
  690. any abnormalities of the stomach
  691. inflammation of a nerve
  692. FSH
    LH
    ACTH (adrenocorticotropic hormone)
    prolactin
    MSH (melanocyte stimulating hormone)
    GH
    TSH (thyroid stimulating hormones)
  693. the surgical removal of one lobe of the thyroid gland; also used to describe the removal of a lobe of the liver, brain, or lung
  694. an area of the skin which has become relatively thick and hard in response to repeated friction or pressure
  695. spongy bone; hemopoietic
  696. radiographic study of the blood vessels after the injection of a contrast medium
  697. increases the level of glucose in the bloodstream
  698. fainting
  699. measures the glucose (blood sugar) levels after the patient has not eaten for 8-12 hours
  700. surgical repair
  701. an abnormal decrease in the number of platelets in the blood
  702. a form of sexual dysfunction in which the penis is bent or curved during erection; also known as penile curvature
  703. an abnormal absence of menstrual periods for 3 or more months
  704. inflammation of the pleura
  705. abnormally slow resting heart rate
  706. ring-like muscle that controls the flow of partially digested food from the stomach to the duodenum
  707. decrease in bone density --> more porous --> easily breaks
  708. microbe which produces a disease
  709. a woman who has never been pregnant
  710. What are the 2 rules when using combining vowels
  711. the steroid hormones produced by the adrenal cortex
  712. an inflammation of the lining of the vagina
  713. a vertical plane that divides the body into unequal left and right parts
  714. presence of gallstones in the gall bladder or bile ducts
  715. burning or prickling sensation that is usually felt in the hands, arms, legs, or feet
  716. a highly contagious condition caused by the bacterium Neisseria gonorrhoeae; causing inflammatory discharge
  717. supply oxygen-rich blood to the myocardium
  718. the term used to describe infrequent or very light menstruation in a women with previously normal periods
  719. An inflammation of the cornea
  720. the fluid-filled space between the embryo and the amniotic sac
  721. a severe, whole-body reaction to an allergen
  722. inflammation of bone + joint; wear and tear arthritis
    - can be considered normal sign of aging
  723. the removal of a portion of an enlarged vein to relieve a varicocele
  724. rupture
  725. larynx
  726. secrete
  727. the surgical removal of the foreskin of the penis
  728. drowsiness
  729. inner region of the kidney
  730. a plane that divides the body into upper (superior) and lower (inferior) parts
  731. located along the back of the body and head; contains organs of the nervous system that coordinate body functions (brain and spinal cord)
  732. funnel shaped area inside each kidney
  733. platelets; form blood clot; smallest formed elements of the blood
  734. pain and suffering
  735. the postpartum vaginal discharge that typically continues for 4-6 weeks after childbirth
  736. absence of urine formation
  737. basic cells of the nervous system; a bundle of neurons which connects the brain to the spinal cord and rest of body
  738. a minimally invasive procedure to surgically remove one or both adrenal glands
  739. medication administered to control irregularities of the heartbeat
  740. establishes the basic rhythm and rate of the heartbeat
  741. regulates the growth of bone, muscle, and other body tissues
  742. red blood cell
  743. large
  744. hangs off the lower part of the cecum
  745. inflammation of the appendix
  746. cancer originates from the bone
  747. specialist
  748. abnormal condition of gland
  749. completes preparation of the uterus for possible pregnancy
  750. urination, urine
  751. tubes that transport urine from the kidney to the bladder
  752. the sagittal plane that divides the body into equal left and right halves
  753. a syndrome of unknown cause that is characterized by chronic burning, pain during sexual intercourse, itching, or stinging irritation of the vulva
  754. loss, or absence, of mobility in joints bc of some reason (disease, injury, or surgical procedure)
  755. sleep study
  756. uterus
  757. first portion of the small intestine
  758. tubes that branch out from the trachea and convey air to the lungs
  759. surgical removal
  760. tube of ear; part of outer ear
  761. refers to the final state of pregnancy just before the onset of labor
  762. excessive urination
  763. a butterfly-shaped glands that lies on either side of the larynx
  764. loss of the normal rhythm of the heartbeat
  765. severe form of hypderthyroidism
  766. tube that extends from the bladder to the exterior of the body
  767. an involuntary response to a stimulus
  768. bleeding from the urethra
  769. increased sensitivity to light; "fear of light" (think vampires)
  770. paralysis of all four extremities
  771. a women who has never borne a viable child
  772. portion of the skull that encloses the brain
  773. liver
  774. milk ducts which carry milk from the mammary glands to the nipple
  775. kidney
  776. sensation, feeling
  777. dissolves or causes a clot to break up; clot-busting drug
  778. a synthetic version of the growth hormone that is administered to stimulate growth when the natural supply of growth hormone is insufficient for normal development
  779. a group of metabolic disorders characterized by hyperglycemia resulting from defects in insulin secretion, insulin action, or both
  780. surgical fixation of the bladder to the abdominal wall
  781. makes up the bulk of the chest muscles
  782. inflammation of the pleura
  783. coughing up of blood
  784. skin
  785. absence of oxygen from the tissues
  786. cutting or surgical incision of the thoracic
  787. a self-help step in early detection of testicular cancer by detecting limps, swelling, or changes in the skin of the scrotum
  788. sores that affect the mucous membranes of the digestive system
  789. pain in the muscles
  790. the condition of excessive mammary development in the male
  791. a benign tumor of the pancreas that causes hypoglycemia by secreting additional insulin
  792. digest, digestion
  793. surgical creation of an opening into the trachea to insert a tube to facilitate breathing
  794. a picture or record (results)
  795. fatty deposit in the inner lining of an artery
  796. urge to vomit
  797. prostate
  798. an abnormality of electrolyte balance caused by the excessive secretion of aldosterone
  799. located near the midline in the anterior portion of the thoracic cavity; behind your sternum and between your lungs; close to the heart
  800. veins
  801. ureter
  802. discharge from ear
  803. condition of having low oxygen levels in the tissues
  804. - involuntary, unstriated, visceral muscle
    - in walls of internal organs
    - move fluids through digestive tract, blood vessels, and ducts of the glands
  805. an accumulation of pus in the fallopian tube
  806. originates within the walls of the ovaries
  807. x-ray
  808. the period of development of the child in the mother's uterus; lasts approximately 280 days
  809. painful condition caused by the tibialis anterior muscle tearing away from the tibia; caused by repeated stress
  810. disease of
  811. a small pouch, or sac, found in the wall of a tubular organ such as colon
  812. a painful erection that lasts 4 hours or more but is not accompanied by sexual excitement
  813. due to contraction of the atria
  814. surgical puncture of the joints to remove excessive fluids
  815. all of the processes involved in the body's use of nutrients
  816. the inner layer of the uterus
  817. middle ear
  818. exchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide between the blood and the cells; cellular respiration (btwn tissue cells & systematic capillaries)
  819. any skin growth, such as a wart or a callus, in which there is overgrowth and thickening of the skin
  820. What are the two meanings of myel(o)-
  821. a very small endocrine glands that is located in the central portion of the brain
  822. below a rib or ribs
  823. also known as the cheek bones
  824. performed to determine the cause of abnormal vaginal bleeding
  825. Organs can become big in 2 ways:
  826. the second-most common cancer in women and usually affects women between the ages of 45 and 65 years
  827. a vaginal infection caused by the yeast-like fungus Candida albicans; also known as a yeast infection
  828. higher than normal blood pressure
  829. pharynx
  830. any disorder of pituitary function
  831. taking bone marrow from donor
  832. an inflammation of the pancreas
  833. largest organ in the body; secreted bile
  834. procedure to remove waste products as well as excess water from the blood of a patient whose kidneys no longer function
  835. surgical creation of an artificial excretory opening between the colon and the body surface
  836. inflammation of the sheath surrounding a tendon
  837. the developing child from the 9th week of pregnancy to the time of birth
  838. medications administered to increase urine secretion, primarily to rid the body of excess water and salt
  839. before
  840. sleep
  841. a diagnostic test to measure the circulating blood level of thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH)
  842. cutting or surgical incision
  843. the surgical removal of the thymus gland
  844. exchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide between the outside air and the cells within tissues
  845. The loss of transparency of the lens that causes a progressive loss of visual clarity
  846. blood
  847. - contains cells with the specialized ability to react to stimuli and to conduct electrical impulses
    - can be stimulated and respond; excitable tissue
  848. pounding heartbeat with or without irregularity in rhythm
  849. the form in which the liver stores the excess glucose
  850. a vertical plane that divides the body into anterior and posterior parts
  851. yellow discoloration of the skin, mucous membranes, and the eyes
  852. itching
  853. measures thyroid function
  854. also known as costals
  855. triangular chamber located between the pharynx and the trachea; voice box
  856. impairment of voluntary movement such as a tic
  857. caused by very high blood sugar (hyperglycemia)
  858. a group of lung diseases that block airflow and make breathing difficult
  859. functions of muscles
  860. band of non-elastic, dense, fibrous connective tissue that attaches a muscle to a bone
  861. forms the roof of the mouth
  862. surgical removal of all or part of the colon
  863. a feather-shaped organ located behind the stomach that functions as part of both the digestive and the endocrine systems
  864. An abnormal condition of the kidney
  865. a disorder that involves parts of brain that control thought, memory, and language; leading cause of dementia
  866. any cell involved in producing immunity
  867. flow of bright red blood in the stool
  868. uterus (protects developing child)
  869. the female gametes; also known as eggs
  870. process of creating a visual image of the brain by using ultrasound
  871. abnormal enlargement of the extremeties (hands and feet) that is caused by excessive secretion of growth hormone after puberty; thickened bones
  872. inflammation of the kidney
  873. occur when a cluster of veins, muscles, and tissue slip near or through the anal opening
  874. type of stroke that occurs when the blood flow to the brain is blocked by narrowing or blockage of an artery
  875. fungus
  876. inflammation in ear
  877. nerve, nerve tissue
  878. puncture of a vein for the purpose drawing blood
  879. a woman who has given birth two or more times
  880. cyst/o-
  881. a condition in which the ovaries cease functioning before age 40 years due to disease, a hormonal disorder, or surgical removal
  882. surgically suturing together the ends of a severed nerve
  883. process of producing a picture or record
  884. abnormal condition or disease caused by a fungus
  885. watery flow of mucus from the nose; runny nose
  886. substances that produce allergic reactions
  887. inward/anterior/ventral curvature
  888. a potentially dangerous condition in which a fertilized egg is implanted and begins to develop outside of the uterus
  889. localized response to an injury or infection
  890. mass of lymphoid tissue located in the left upper quadrant of the abdomen
  891. inflammation of the nose due to allergens
  892. a painful localized muscle spasm often named for its cause
  893. the term used to designate the transition phase between regular menstrual periods and no periods at all
  894. a coiled tube at the upper part of each testicle
  895. bleeding, usually sudden, severe bleeding
  896. not working properly
  897. where the bones come together
  898. one in which bone is splintered or crushed
  899. inflammation of the tonsils
  900. process of recording the electrical activity of the brain
  901. abnormally rapid rate of respiration
  902. toward or in the direction of
  903. surgical division or dissection (cutting) of a nerve
  904. inflammation of the small intestine
  905. examination of the urine
  906. Horny, Hard, Cornea
  907. surgical removal of the larynx
  908. regulate the rate of metabolism; acts on every cell in the body
  909. accumulation of air in the pleural cavity
  910. cluster of capillaries surrounded by a cup-shaped membrane called the Bowman's capsule
  911. bruising of the brain as a result of a head injury
  912. eating, swallowing
  913. throat; passage for air and food
  914. congenital herniation of the meninges through a defect in the skull or spinal column
  915. those parts of the pancreas that have endocrine functions
  916. bad breath
  917. due to contraction of the ventricles
  918. a general term for a cosmetic operation on the breasts
  919. breast
  920. an instrument used to visually examine the interior of the eye
  921. part of the hip bone
  922. golfer's elbow
  923. study of outbreak of diseases within a population group
  924. urinary bladder
  925. brain
  926. a condition in which the small intestine cannot absorb nutrients from the food
  927. the condition in which the uterus slides from its normal position in the pelvic cavity and sags into the vagina
  928. stroke
  929. mineral substances, such as sodium and potassium, that are normally found in the blood
  930. the surgical removal of one or both testicles
  931. muscle that moves the head and shoulder blade
  932. - usually indicates location, amount of time, quantity, size, or direction
    - added to the beginning of a word
    - hyphen following it
  933. inflammation of the fascia on the sole of the foot
  934. an abnormal fear of being in small or enclosed spaces
  935. blood flow through the vessels of an organ
  936. formation of pus in the kidney
  937. the release of a mature egg from a follicle on the surface of the ovary
  938. a woman during her first pregnancy
  939. lower than normal blood pressure
  940. toward the lower part of the body
  941. vessels that carry blood away from the heart
  942. disease present since the time of birth
  943. the testing of freshly ejaculated semen to determine the volume plus the number, shape, size, and motility of the sperm
  944. the absence of one or both testicles
  945. synovial membrane sufix
  946. the process of sperm formation
  947. development
  948. - glands w/out a duct
    - pour secretions directly into teh blood stream (ie hormones into blood)
  949. 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
  950. visual examination of the urinary bladder
  951. inflammation of the heart
  952. group of similarly specialized cells that join together to perform certain specific functions
  953. pear-shaped organ located under the liver
  954. root-like processes of the neuron that receive impulses and conduct them to the cell body
  955. abnormal accumulation of serous fluid in the peritoneal cavity (serous means a substance having a watery consistency)
  956. a process that conducts impulses away from the cell body
  957. formative material of cells
  958. time and events before birth
  959. an excessive fear of environment where the person fears a panic attack might occur
  960. the birth of a fetus that died before, or during, the delivery
  961. malignant tumor of the gland
  962. an insulin resistance disorder
  963. a temporary organ that forms within the uterus to allow the exchange of nutrients, oxygen, and waste products between the mother and fetus without allowing maternal blood and fetal blood to mix
  964. makes up flexible parts of the skeleton; acts as a shock absorber between bones
  965. surgical suturing of a muscle
  966. semisolid mass of partially digested food that passes out of the stomach
  967. smaller and shorter bone of the forearm; lateral bone of the forearm;
  968. how many carpals?
  969. stimulates uterine contractions during childbirth. It also causes milk to flow from the mammary glands after childbirth.
  970. any substance that the body regards as being foreign
  971. combined tissues
  972. loss of consciousness that occurs when the body
  973. pain of the ears
  974. rigid
    bones, cartilage is what type of connective tissue?
  975. indigestion; pain or discomfort in digestion
  976. condition in which the heart is unable to pump all blood that it receives
  977. softening of the bone in adults
  978. surgical puncture of the chest wall with a needle to obtain fluid from the pleural cavity
  979. band of fibrous tissue that holds structures together abnormally
  980. surrounding, around
  981. inflammation of the muscles
  982. stimulates ovulation in the female; stimulates the secretion of testosterone in the male
  983. an inflammation of the cervix that is usually caused by an infection
  984. breast milk flows through the nipple
  985. an STD caused by the herpex simplex virus type 2
  986. consists of mouth, pharynx, esophagus, and stomach
  987. the name of the fluid secreted by the mucous membranes
  988. the developing child from implantation through the 8th week of pregnancy
  989. procedure used to break up calculi in the ureter, bladder, or urethra
  990. a condition in which patches of endometrial tissue escape the uterus and become attached to other structures in the pelvic cavity
  991. fatty deposit within the wall of an artery
  992. regulates the transport of glucose to body cells and stimulates the conversion of excess glucose to glycogen for storage; decreases blood sugar
  993. one in which the buttocks or feet of the fetus are positioned to enter the birth canal first instead of the head
  994. normal process of excreting urine; urination
  995. gland
  996. benign superficial wart like growth
  997. a greasy substance that protects the fetus in utero and can still be present at birth
  998. external layer of the heart
  999. the greenish material that collects in the intestine of a fetus and forms the first stools of a newborn
  1000. muscular sac-like organ located between esophagus and small intestine
  1001. bone
  1002. heart muscle / cardiac muscle
  1003. pain caused by uterine cramps during a menstrual period
  1004. an excessive fear of heights
  1005. the normal, periodic discharge of the endometrial lining and unfertilized egg from the uterus
  1006. connective tissue that envelops, separates, or binds muscles together
  1007. a cellular response where the skin has come into contact with an allergen
  1008. a narrowing of the opening of the foreskin so that it cannot be retracted (pulled back) to expose the glans penis
  1009. occurs at an angle across the bone
  1010. surgical suturing of a wound or defect in the bladder
  1011. final stage of chronic renal disease which is fatal unless the functions of the failed kidneys are successfully replaced by dialysis or kidney transplant
  1012. two upper chambers of the heart; receive blood
  1013. a surgical sterilization procedure in which the fallopian tubes are sealed or cut to prevent sperm from reaching a mature ovum
  1014. thick, tough, outermost membrane of the meninges
  1015. the two small, egg-shaped glands that produce the sperm
  1016. Ear, Hearing
  1017. The flow of pus from the ear
  1018. presence of bacteria in the blood
  1019. an inflammation of the glans penis that is usually caused by poor hygiene in men who have not had the foreskin removed by circumcision
  1020. infections that affect both males and females
  1021. opening in eyeball
  1022. loss of ability to speak, write, and/or comprehend the written or spoken words
  1023. partial or incomplete paralysis affecting one side of the body
  1024. relay the electrical impulses to the cells of the ventricles
  1025. inflammation of the skin
  1026. the specialized slimy membranes that line the body cavities
  1027. a fluid-filled sac in the scrotum along the spermatic cord leading from the testicles