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Glossary of Medical Terminolovy Chapters 1 through 4

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Opposite of -malacia is:
(softening)
-sclerosis (hardening)
Resembling:
-oid
Death:
Necro/o
Treatment;
-therapy
Instrument to record:
-graph
Instrument to visually examine:
-scope
Surgical creation of a permanent opening to the outside of the body:
-stomy
Ultrsonography:
Sound waves and echoes are used to create and image
Amniocentesis:
Saurgical punture to remove fluid from the sac around the embryo.
Excessive development:
Hypertrophy
excessive sugar int he blood:
hyperglycemia
Pain int he ear
otalgia
Removal of the voice box
Laryngectomy
Continuing over a long period of time
chronic
Hernia of the urinary bladder
cystocele
Tumor of bone marrow (cancerous)
malignat myeloma
small artery is a an
arteriole
Tachycardia
rapid heartbeat
angioplast means
surgical repair of a blood vessel
epithelium
surface cells that line internal organs and are found in the skin
pertaining to between the ribs
intercostal
retroperitoneal
bedind the abdomen
pertaining to the opposite side
contralateral
abductor muscle
carried a limb away from the body

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