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Day 6 – Medical Terms & Abbreviations

  1. Edema: Swelling
  2. Embolism: Blood clot
  3. Inpatient: Plan to stay overnight for one or more days
  4. In remission: Disease is not getting worse; not to be confused with being cured
  5. Intractable: Difficult to cure or alleviate.
  6. Intractable: Difficult to cure or alleviate.
  7. Latrogenic: A condition that appears as a result of treatment of another condition.
  8. Latrogenic: A condition that appears as a result of treatment of another condition.
  9. Membrane: Thin layer of pliable tissue that serves as a covering or lining or connection between two structures
  10. Neutrophils: Most common type of white blood cell
  11. Polyp: Mass or growth of thin tissue
  12. Referred pain: Pain that is felt in another area to the original source of this pain.
  13. Referred pain: Pain that is felt in another area to the original source of this pain.
  14. Reflux: Going in a backward direction.
  15. Relating to disease is -opathy.
  16. Remission: Disappearance of signs of disease.
  17. Stimulus: Elicits a physiological response.
  18. Subcutaneous: Just beneath the skin
  19. Sutures: Stitches
  20. Syndrome: A set of symptoms that indicate towards a certain condition, disease or abnormality

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