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optician

one who makes and fits corrective lenses for the eye

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anesthetist

a medical specialist who administers anesthesia

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pediatrics

care and treatment of children

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podiatry

study and treatment of the foot

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obstetrics

study and treatment of childbirth

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neurology

study of the nervous system

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electrocardiograph

instrument used to record the electrical activity of the heart

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echography

recording data obtained by ultrasound

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mammogram

record of the breast

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thermometer

An instrument used to measure temperature

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ergometry

Measurement of work done

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bronchoscope

instrument used for visual examination of the bronchial tubes

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esophagoscopy

visual examination of the esophagus

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microscope

instrument for examining very small objects

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calorimeter

instrument for measuring the caloric energy of food

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audiometry

measurement of hearing

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polygraph

instrument for recording many physiologic responses simultaneously

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celioscopy

visual examination of the abdominal cavity

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electroencephalogram

a record of the brain's electrical activity

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dysesthesia

any impairment of the senses

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analgesia

absence of the sense of pain

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parosmia

a disorder of the sense of smell

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ageusia

loss of the sense of taste

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hypoproteinemia

decreased protein in the blood

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erythrocytopenia

deficiency of the red blood cells in the blood

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erythropoiesis

the production of red blood cells

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erythremia

increase in red blood cells in the blood

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cytopenia

deficiency of cells in the blood

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hemopoiesis

production of blood cells

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calcipenia

decrease of calcium in the blood

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leukopenia

deficiency of white blood cells

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angiopoiesis

formation of blood vessels

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hepatohemia

Congestion of the liver

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thoracentesis

surgical puncture of the chest

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arthrodesis

fusion of a joint

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appendectomy

excision of the appendix

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gastropexy

surgical fixation of the stomach

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rhinoplasty

surgical repair of the nose

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arteriorrhaphy

suture of an artery

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tracheostomy

opening of the trachea to the outside of the body

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colocolostomy

The communication between two unconnected parts of the colon

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microtome

instrument for cutting thin sections of tissue for microscopic study

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cystotomy

incision of the urinary bladder

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lithotripsy

crushing of stones

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hepatotomy

incision into the liver

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hepatorrhaphy

surgical repair of the liver

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hepatopexy

surgical fixation of the liver

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hepatectomy

excision of liver tissue

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hepatocele

hernia of the liver

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hepatoptosis

downward displacement of the liver

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thrombolytic

agent that dissolves blood clots

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sympathomimetic

mimicking the effects of the sympathetic nervous system

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psychotropic

acting on the mind

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aphasia

lack of speech

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bradylalia

slowness of speech

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dyslexia

difficulty in reading

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quadriplegia

paralysis of all four limbs

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myoparesis

partial paralysis of a muscle

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narcolepsy

condition marked by sudden episode of sleep

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photophobia

fear of light

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megalomania

exaggerated self importance

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achromatopsia

color blindness

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diplopia

double vision

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dyspnea

difficulty breathing

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anoxia

lack of oxygen in the tissue

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eucapnia

normal level of CO2 in the tissue

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aphonia

lack of voice

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agoraphobia

fear of being in public place

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cardioplegia

paralysis of the heart

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heterophasia

uttering words that are different from those intended

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coprolalia

compulsive use of obscene words

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pyromania

the irresistible urge to start fire

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eupnea

normal breathing

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normocapnia

normal level of carbon dioxide

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amylase

an enzyme that digests starch

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fructose

fruit sugar

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myalgia

pain in a muscle

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hydrocele

local dilation containing fluid

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osteoclasis

breaking of a bone

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encephalitis

inflammation of the brain

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cardiomegaly

enlargement of the heart

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urodynia

pain on urination

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melanoma

tumor of pigmented cells

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nephropathy

any disease of a kidney

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hemorrhage

bursting forth of blood

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menorrhagia

excessive bleeding during menstruation

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pyorrhea

discharge of pus

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hepatorrhexis

rupture of the liver

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thoracoschisis

splitting of the chest

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Karyoclasis

breaking of a nucleus

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cystitis

inflammation of the urinary bladder

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gastrocele

hernia of the stomach

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hepatomegaly

enlargement of the liver

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neuralgia

condition of having pain in a nerve

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adenodynia

pain in a gland

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diarrhea

having watery stool through the rectum

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cardiomyopathy

disease of the heart muscle

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lipoma

tumor of fat cells

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amniorrhexis

rupture of the amniotic sac

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retinoschisis

splitting of the retina

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