PHAR303 Medical Terminology 2

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  1. consolidation (pulmonary)
    region of lung filled with liquid
  2. contraindication
    not recommended for safety
  3. crackles
    short, sharp noises
  4. cyanotic
    bluish discolouration of the skin
  5. cyanosis
    bluish discolouration of the skin due to inadequate tissue oxygenation
  6. diagnosis
    identification of illness
  7. diaphoretic
  8. diuretic
    induces urination
  9. diuresis
    increased production of urine
  10. dose
    amount of drug
  11. dyskinesia
    abnormality of voluntary movement
  12. dysphagia
    trouble swallowing
  13. dyspnea
    trouble breathing
  14. edema
    fluid-filled swelling
  15. emesis
  16. emetic
    induces vomiting
  17. emollient
    a preparation that smoothes the skin
  18. endocarditis
    inflammation of the lining of the inside of the heart
  19. epistaxis
    bleeding from the nose
  20. erythema
    reddening of the skin
  21. etiology
    cause(s) of a disease
  22. exfoliate
    shed layers of skin
  23. expectorant
    "chest decongestant" - increases sputum production in the airways to treat a cough
  24. exudate
    mass of cells and fluid seeped out of a tissue or organ
  25. febrile
  26. flaccid
    hanging limply
  27. galactorrhea
    spontaneous milk production
  28. flatulence
    intestinal gas
  29. gastrointestinal
    relating to the stomach or intestines
  30. halitosis
    bad breath
  31. hematuria
    blood in the urine
  32. hemiplegia
    paralysis on one side of the body
  33. hemoptysis
    coughing up blood
  34. hemorrhage
    loss of blood
  35. hernia
    part of an organ protrudes through the wall of the cavity that contains it
  36. hypotensive
    having low blood pressure
  37. hydrophilic
    "water-loving", polar
  38. hygroscopic
    absorbing water from the environment
  39. humectant
    retains moisture
  40. hypoglycemia
    having low blood sugar
  41. hyperglycemic
    having high blood sugar
  42. hypertensive
    having high blood pressure
  43. incontinence
    inability to prevent spontaneous urination
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PHAR303 Medical Terminology 2
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