1. arthrogram
    x-ray of a joint
  2. bronchodilater
    drug used to relieve bronchospasm associated w/ respiratory disorders
  3. chronic obstructive pulmonary disease COPD
    progressive, irreversible condition w/ diminished respiratory capacity
  4. contusion
    collection of blood in tissues after an injury
  5. electromyography
    recording of electrical nerve transmission in skeletal muscle
  6. epigastric
    distress discomfort in the abdomen
  7. fluoroscopy
    special x-ray technique for examining a body part by immediate projection onto a fluorescent screen
  8. gastroesophageal reflux disease
    reflux or backup of gastric contents into the esophagus
  9. gout
    form of arthritis in which uric acid accumulates in increased amounts in the blood and often is deposited in the joints
  10. hemostat
    surgical instrument w/ slender jaws used for grasping blood vessels
  11. hepatomegaly
    enlarged liver
  12. laryngectomy
    surgical removal of the larynx
  13. musculoskeletal
    bone and muscular structure of the body
  14. nebulizer
    device for administering respiratory medications as a fine inhaled spray
  15. osteoarthritis
    noninflammatory joint disease resulting in degeneration of the articular caartilage and changes in the synovial membrane
Card Set
April 17,2012