|dilatation and curettage
|diarrhea & vomiting
|Inflammation of the lacrimal glands (the eye’s tear-producing glands).
|Inflammation of the lacrimal sac.
|Painful inflammation of the fingers or toes.
|Fine, dry scales from the scalp.
|Excessive shedding of dry scaly material from the scalp.
|Muscle relaxant drug.
|Adjustment of the retina and pupil of the eyes under conditions of low light enabling increased sensitivity to light.
|dispense as written
|diastolic blood pressure
|lack of, without, less, down
|Drug Enforcement Agency
|A general term for the complete loss of the ability to hear from both ears.
|Irreversible cessation of all bodily functions.
|A procedure used to remove dead tissue and contaminated substances from a wound, by soaking or excising.
|Removal of the head.
|The gradual decomposition of dead organisms after death.
|A decrease in the rate of speed.
|A unit for comparing levels of power on a logarithmic scale. Commonly used for measuring sound.
|The membrane lining the wall of the uterus during pregnancy.
|A substance that reduces nasal congestion.
|The recumbent position. Lying on one's side.
|Below the surface of the skin or within body cavity or limbs.
|A common insect repellent.
|False written or spoken statements that are known to be false and that are damaging to the reputation of a person, group or organization.
|Use of an electronic device to give an electric shock to the heart to reestablish normal cardiac rhythm.
|The gradual loss of function of a cell, tissue or organ.
|The condition that results from excessive loss of water from a living organism.
|A subjective feeling that a current experience is a repetition of a previous experience.
|A state of mental confusion that can occur due to illness, surgery or using certain medications.
|The most severe form of alcohol withdrawal, causing confusion, irregular heart rate, and sweating.
|Thick triangular muscle in the shoulder whose function is to abduct, flex, and extend the arm.
|A belief that is clearly false.
|A group of symptoms caused by brain disorder. Not a specific disease. Causes are peripheral vascular disease, stroke, toxins, or Alzheimer's.
|Short branches of the nerve cell body that receive stimuli from other neurons.
|An acute febrile disease transmitted by the bite of infected Aedes mosquitoes. It occurs in tropical regions and is characterized by fever, severe pain, headache and rash.
|Refusal to admit the truth or reality of a situation or experience.
|The main material of teeth. It is surrounded by pulp, covered by enamel on the crown and cementum on the root.
|A substance that represses or masks odors.
|The primary carrier of genetic information. It consists of two chains of nucleotides that are twisted into a double helix and joined by hydrogen bonds between complementary bases.
|The state of reliance or subservience to another person or a substance.
|A feeling of unreality concerning the self or the environment.
|Decline in value of capital assets over time.
|1) A sunken or hollow area. 2) Mental state of feeling sad, lonely, discouraged, hopeless or dejected.
|The loss or lack of something that is needed.
|Mental disorder marked by speech consisting of a sequence of unrelated or remotely related ideas.
|Something produced as a modification of another object or thought.
|Inflammation of the skin. May be caused by allergic reaction, drugs, infection or sun exposure.
|A medical specialty concerned with the structure, functions, diseases and treatment of the skin.
|A layer of vascularized connective tissue underneath the epidermis. Embedded in or beneath it are glands, hair follicles, nerves and lymphatic vessels.
|Removal of moisture from a substance.
|A dense, fibrous neoplasm. Occurs on the abdomen, upper arms, neck and head.
|An area of contact between adjacent cells, particularly epithelia.
|A cleaning agent.
|The removal of poisons, alcohol or drugs and their effects from a patient.
|Wearing away by use or friction.
|Pertaining to an object or person that departs from normal. Abnormal.
|The temperature at which water vapor in the air condenses to liquid.
|two, twice, double
|A hormonal condition that causes the individual to have excessive and frequent urination. Inadequate ADH secretion.
|A grouping of diseases that affect how the body uses glucose. Type I is lack of insulin, Type II is insulin resistance.
|The most common diabetic eye disease. It occurs when blood vessels in the retina are damaged. Leading cause of blindness in working age adults.
|The determination of the nature of a disease or condition, or the distinguishing of one disease or condition from another.
|A system for classifying patient care by relating common characteristics such as diagnosis, treatment, and age to an expected consumption of hospital resources and length of stay.
|A therapeutic procedure used in patients with kidney failure for removal of harmful wastes and fluids from the blood.
|Dermatitis of the buttocks and thighs due to contact with urine or feces.
|Profuse sweating that is artificially induced.
|The muscle sheet that that separates the thoracic cavity from the abdomen. The diaphragm's contraction and relaxation changes the volume of the thoracic cavity, aiding breathing.
|The onset of three or more loose or liquid bowel movements in a day.
|Part of the heart rhythm when the ventricles passively relax and refill with blood.
|diastolic blood pressure
|Atrial blood pressure during diastole when the heart is resting. The second number in a blood pressure reading.
|Genetic predisposition to certain diseases or abnormalities.
|disseminated intravascular coagulation
|A heartbeat with two separate peaks.
|Insulating material that can be polarized by an applied electric field.
|Indigestible carbohydrate materials. Can be soluble or insoluble in water.
|Pertaining to food and nutrition.
|separation, taking apart, reversal
|Distinguishing between two or more conditions having similar symptoms by systematic clinical comparison.
|The acquisition of functions or forms different that the original.
|The process of particles in gases and liquids to move from areas of high concentration to areas of lower concentration resulting in even distribution of such particles.
|The process of converting food into absorbable substances for metabolism and use by the body.
|A group of structures, organs and glands stretching from the mouth to the anus, that breakdown food substances, absorb nutrients and remove waste.
|Medicines that strengthen heart contraction and to slow heart rates, particularly for atrial fibrillation.
|The conversion of images, sounds or text into a digital form.
|Causing the increase in the diameter of an organ, vessel or body opening.
|A unit of measurement of the refractive power of a lens.
|Highly toxic, persistent environmental pollutant. A contaminant of a widely used herbicide.
|A bacterial infection of the upper respiratory tract that causes a thick web to form in the back of the throat. May be fatal. Preventable with immunization. Can also damage heart muscle and nerves.
|Paralysis involving both sides of the body.
|Uncontrollable, recurring craving for alcohol.
|twice, apart, not
|A rounded, flat plate.
|To release. The substance that is released.
|The revealing of information.
|A disorder of an organ or body function. Characterized by signs and symptoms.
|Substance that kills or inhibits harmful microorganisms.
|Killing pathogens or rendering them harmless.
|Displacement of a body part from its normal position. Commonly used to refer to a bone displaced from a joint.
|A mentally confused state. Loss of one's bearings.
|The separation of tissues for surgical reasons or for analysis.
|Separation of a particular of thoughts or emotions from normal consciousness.
|To disperse a solid in a solution.
|farthest from the origin
|Highly contagious and dangerous viral diseases of animals, particularly dogs.
|A process of separating the components of a liquid mixture by vaporization and condensation.
|A state of being twisted out of shape. A defense mechanism to disguise unacceptable thoughts.
|Increased excretion of urine.
|Medication that promote the excretion of urine, decreasing fluids in the blood vessels and reducing blood pressure. Also known as water pills.
|Daily or relating to daylight hours.
|An inflammation in the diverticula of the intestinal tract.
|The presence of multiple pouches, usually in the colonic or gastric wall.
|A pouch or sac developed from a tubular or saccular organ, such as the gastrointestinal tract.
|degenerative joint disease
|do not resuscitate
|dead on arrival
|date of birth
|dyspnea on exertion
|Exhibiting a ruling influence. In genetics, capable of expression when carried by only one of a pair of homologous chromosomes.
|A human, animal or other organism that provides tissue for another body.
|A central nervous system neurotransmitter.
|Changes in the observed frequency of sound, light, or radio waves due to the relative motion of source and observer.
|back of body
|Pertaining to the back or posterior.
|The movement of the ankle joint that brings the dorsal (top region) of the foot towards the shin.
|top of the foot
|A congenital disorder characterized by small size, hypotonia, protruding tongue, small ears, short, broad hands and cognitive impairment.
|diagnostic peritoneal lavage
|diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus (vaccine)
|The removal of fluids or discharges from the body, such as from a wound, sore, or cavity.
|digital rectal examination
|dry eye syndrome
|Corneal and conjunctival dryness due to deficient tear production.
|An inflammation of a tooth socket, that can occur after tooth extraction, caused by the disintegration of a blood clot.
|deep tendon reflex
|dysfunctional uterine bleeding
|Inflammation of the duodenum section of the small intestine.
|The proximal (first) portion of the small intestine, extending from the pylorus to the jejunum.
|hard, dura mater
|The dense, leathery membrane covering and protecting the brain and spinal cord.
|deep vein thrombosis
|Abnormally short in stature.
|driving while intoxicated
|bad, painful, abnormal
|Difficulty in articulating words caused by impairment of the pharynx, larynx, tongue, or face muscles.
|Acute inflammation of the intestine marked by frequent watery stools, often with blood and by pain, fever, and dehydration.
|Involuntary muscle movements of the face, trunk, neck and extremities and difficulty with voluntary movements. Often associated with the use of certain medications.
|A common condition that affects the way the brain processes written and spoken language.
|Painful cramps that can occur immediately before or during the menstrual period.
|Impaired digestion, especially after eating.
|Difficulty in swallowing.
|Difficulty in speaking.
|Abnormal development in tissues or organs.
|Unusual, benign moles that may resemble melanoma.
|Difficult or labored breathing. Can indicate heart failure or a respiratory abnormality.
|A disorder in which normal sleep patterns are disrupted.
|A disorder characterized by involuntary muscle contractions that cause slow repetitive movements or abnormal postures.
|Any abnormal condition caused by defective nutrition
|Painful or difficult urination.