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angiogram

image or record of a blood vessel

cardiomegaly

enlargement of the heart muscle

cardomyopathy

disease of the heart muscle

phlebotomy

incision of a vein

vasoconstriction

narrowing of a blood vessel

venous

pertaining to a vein

adenoidectomy

removal of the adenoids

lobectomy

surgical removal of one lobe of the lungs

laryngitis

inflammation of the voice box

rhinitis

inflammation of the nose

nasogastric

pertaining to the nose and stomach

septoplasty

surgical repair of the nasal septum

cerebrum

largest part of the brain

cervical

pertaining to the neck

craniomalacia

softness of the skull

neuralgia

nerve pain

cholecystectomy

removal of the gall bladder

enzyme

chemical that speeds up a reaction

esophageal

pertaining to the esophagus

epigastric

pertaining to above the stomach

sublingual

pertaining to under the tongue

proctoscopy

visual exam of the rectum and anus

chondroplasty

surgical repair of cartilage

dyskinesia

difficulty or abnormality of movement

myositis

inflammation of muscle

atrophy

decrease in size of organ or tissue

anthrogram

x-ray of a joint

cervicodynia

neck pain

chondoplasty

surgical repair of cartilage

craniotomy

incision, or surgical cutting, of the skull

osteoporosis

decrease of bone density

cystopexy

surgical fixation of the bladder

urinoma

a cyst or tumor containing urine

nephropathy

kidney disease

renomegaly

enlargement of the kidney

retroperitoneal

posterior to, or behind, the peritoneum

uremia

excess of urea and other waste in the blood

andreopathy

disease of the adrenal glands

hypocalcemia

deficient calcium in the blood

endocrinologist

one who studies endocrine diseases

glucogenesis

production of glucose

pancreatectomy

removal of the pancreas

thyroiditis

inflammation of the thyroid gland

immunosuppressor

agent that suppresses the immune response

lymphoid

resembling lymph

pathogen

disease-causing agent

splenomegaly

enlargement of the spleen

thymectomy

removal of the thymus

toxic

pertaining to poison

adiometer

instrument to measure hearing

conjunctivitis

inflammation of the conjunctiva (pinkeye)

anesthesia

without sensation

myringotomy

incision of an eardrum

intraocular

pertaining to within the eye

otoscopy

visual examination of the ear

android

resembling a (male) human

cervicitis

inflammation of the cervix

galactorrhea

abnormal discharge of milk

hysterectomy

removal of the uterus

dysmenorrheal

painful menstruation

neonatal

pertaining to newborn

dermatology

study of the skin and its diseases

subcutaneous

pertaining to under the skin

mycosis

condition caused by fungus

subungual

pertaining to under a nail