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Anti

Against

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Anti-inflammatory

Medication used to reduce inflammation

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Bio

Life

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Biopsy

To remove tissue from a living body for diagnostic purposes

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Cardi-, cardio-, cardia-

Pertaining to the heart

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Cardiac Arrest

Failure of the ventricles of the heart to contract with absence of the heartbeat leading to lack of oxygen perhaps leading to death

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Crani-, cranio-

Pertaining to the skull

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Cranium

Part of the skull that encloses the brain

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Hist-, Histo-

Tissue

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Histology

The branch of biology dealing with the study of tissues

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Ped-, pedia-

Child

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Pediatrics

The branch of medicine concerned with the development, care, and diseases of babies and children

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Algia

Pain

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Fibromyalgia

Syndrome characterized by chronic pain in the muscles and soft tissues surrounding joints

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Asis

Condition of…

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Homeostasis

The ability or tendency of an organism to maintain internal equilibrium by adjusting its physiological processes

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Cide

Causing death

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Bacteriacide

Drug that destroys bacteria

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Logy

The study of…

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Pharmacology

The science dealing with the preparation, uses, and the effects of drugs

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Pnea

Breathing

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Sleep Apnea

Temporary suspension of breathing

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Mortem

Death

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Postmortem

An examination and dissection of a dead body to determine cause of death

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