along a nerve fiber
and education that help disabled
individuals to attain maximum function
of a disease or symptoms after
limits a patient’s movements
own end-of-life care
disease caused by the bacterium Rickettsia
localized to the middle of the face
convulsion of any kind
in front of the knee
from the body of a vertebra
tissue that surrounds cartilage.
the scrotum and anus in a male
vulva and anus
forms the covering of bones except at
their articular surfaces
the abdominal cavity
the abdominal organs
the passage of fluids or substances
disease characterized by paroxysmal
coughing, often affects babies
mucosa of the small bowel
bones of the fingers or toes
and their origin, nature, properties, and
effects upon living organisms
membranes and lymphoid tissues
of the pharynx
cavity to the larynx
by one animal that acts as a form
gland that develops from ingrown oral
characterized by branny scales
in the pleural cavity.
lies on the back
another person to make health
completion of the 37th week of gestation
of the crystalline lens of the eye
that occurs with age
dispensing and administering drugs
on the skin containing serous fluid.
been delivered of one infant of 500 g, regardless of viability
gland that interferes with the flow of
urine from the bladder
the endocardium of the ventricles of the
skin or mucous membranes
large process of the ulna projecting behind
the elbow joint
attached to the stomach
ability to induce a cell to become malignant
pyramid-shaped cavity of the skull that
contains and protects the eyeball
form meaning testicle
tissues that all contribute to specific
structure within a cell that performs a
when lying flat
or immobilize a body part
of the insertion of the patellar tendon
below the knee cap
of both cartilaginous and bony
remedy a deformity
the amount of bone mineral density
of the external auditory canal
edge of a nail.
by the nail
through the nose and extending into the
proposed by Charles Darwin
cells, tissues, or organs.
professional to meet his or her responsibilities to a patient
to 1 month of age
that transmits electrochemical impulses
for hearing and equilibrium.
trigeminal (fifth cranial) nerve marked
by brief attacks of lightning-like stabs
the nervous system
that deals with the nervous system
functional unit of the nervous system
of the nerves
small number of neutrophils in
circumscribed area of the skin
or brain infection caused by the
bacteria Nocardia asteroide
principle of not doing something that
who provides health care
and settled and matured in a tissue.
region of the retina that surrounds
lighter or darker than the surrounding
between the mandibular and
disease of domestic animals, including
dogs and cats.
the rubeola virus
from the scene of an emergency
and tissues separating the lungs.
obtained from a patient,
heart rate, breathing, blood pressure,
red blood cell
by the digestion of blood
membrane of the meninges
the capsule of a joint
inner end of the external auditory canal
episodes of hearing loss, tinnitus, vertigo,
membranes of the spinal cord
permanent cessation of menstrual activity
that occur within living cells
or prolapse of the uterus.
for eye and head movements
specific to a certain antigen, created in
the laboratory from hybridoma cells.
monocytes in the blood.
of mononuclear leukocytes in the blood
caused by the Epstein-Barr virus
to descend into the scrotum.
number of sick persons or cases of disease in relationship to a specific population.
deaths in a population
passages and cavities communicating
with the air
by mucous membranes
two or more organ system
sound heard when listening to the heart
of tissue composed of contractile cells or
fibers that effects movement of an organ
or part of the body
the opposite motion of another
into muscle cell
loss of living heart muscle as a result of
coronary artery occlusion
that lie between the labia majora
tear of the flesh.
sugar (lactose) in the urine
of the larynx
principally of smooth muscle.
therapy, or device to assist in sustaining
connective tissue connecting the
articular ends of bones
that forms the boundary of the
mouth or opening to the oral cavity.
the technique of antiseptic surgery?
patient lies on the back, thighs flexed on
the abdomen, legs on thighs, thighs abducted
nonessential amino acids,
of the lungs
curvature of the lumbar spine
of tissue fluid in the interstitial spaces.
originating from lymphocytes.
dry and scaly, resembling fish skin
response to infusion of another’s red
or charge that identifies the alleged
offense that must be proved at trial,
in its state (physics)
marked by fevers, chills, muscle
aches, headache, prostration, runny
of a part
pump that delivers insulin subcutaneously
into the abdominal wall
leg muscles brought on by a predictable
amount of walking
activity at intervals; coming and going
or device used to prolong life.
of a tube into any hollow organ
into another part just below it
removal of a portion of the iris.
to the iris of the eye
a canal or cavity by flushing with water
use of drugs or alcohol.
outgrowth from the skin of mammals.
from new growth of normal tissues; the growth is self limiting and benign
forearm at the wrist.
skin at the root or lateral edge of the
finger or toenail.
malaise that may be present after ingesting a considerable amount of an alcoholic beverage
the diploid or normal number of chromosomes
sneezing, sniffling, runny nose, and
itchy or watery eyes.
by medical professionals to promote,
maintain, or preserve life
individuals to name someone they
know and trust to make health care decisions for them
rights for working people
with pre-existing medical conditions
that amplifies sounds
organ, the pump of the circulatory
over the heart or blood vessels
throat caused by reflux of the
acid contents of the stomach into the
blood effectively enough to meet
the body’s metabolic needs.
the functions of the heart and
of the body’s heat-regulating mechanisms
of the distal interphalangeal
joints of the fingers
of blood cells
metabolic waste products, toxins, and
excess fluid from the blood
red blood cells that carries oxygen from
the lungs to the tissues
arises from the larynx, trachea, bronchi,
morphine, whose importation, sale, and
use are illegal in the U.S.
cause repeated painful vesicular eruptions
on the genitals and other mucosal
surfaces and on the skin
years after the initial infection with
the general formula C6H12O6;
or the presence of hair in unusual
the development and maintenance
of female sexual characteristics.
is required; gluttony or binge eating.
above the normal range;
size of an organ or structure
as the Father of Medicine
low blood calcium.
ribs on each side of the epigastrium
production of sex hormones.
organ or body.
body temperature below 35C
volume that may be caused by internal
or external bleeding,
secretion at intervals after nursing has
composed principally of neuron cell bodies
and lying outside the brain or spinal
usually resulting from deficient or
absent blood supply.
and intestinal tract
with anastomosis of the upper portion of
the stomach to the duodenum.
acid from the stomach (gastric and/or
duodenal contents) flows back into the
esophagus, causing discomfort and, in
some instances, damage to the esophageal
found in connective tissue
marked by a strong cross-gender identification
and a persistent discomfort
with one’s biologically assigned sex.
of DNA, the code for a specific protein
of hereditary information carried on
and its variations.
wounded in military action, established in 1864 by military powers
meeting in Geneva, Switzerland
present in an organism
with the care of the aged,
the processes and effects of aging and of
age-related diseases on humans
from conception to birth
of the body or a body part.
cluster of cells or tissues that
manufacture a substance to be secreted
from or used within the body
the superior surface of each kidney.
secretes one or more hormones directly
the neck of the bladder and the
increased intraocular pressure
of the brain and spinal cord.
that are part of the renal corpuscles in
the nephrons of the kidney
apparatus of the larynx consisting
of the two vocal cords
is the storage form for glucose in the
liver and muscles.
in the urine.
of the ovary
by an autoimmune destruction of the
result that falsely indicates that a condition
is not present when in fact it is.
between an order and a genus
and separating muscles
at which objects can be seen distinctly
with the eyes in complete relaxation.
muscles of the sole of the foot.
and mucus, discharged from
the bowels by way of the anus.
emergency medical services in communities that have suffered floods, tornados, hurricanes, and other catastrophes.
in which an artificial opening is
made into the labyrinth of the ear
mother who consumed alcoholic beverages
completion of the eighth gestational
embolism or thrombosis
of atrial fibrillation.
of fibrin in blood clots,
connective tissue tumor.
smaller bone of the leg from the ankle
to the knee,
arrive at the scene of an emergency.
the arch of the foot.
Nobel Prize in medicine and physiology
for the discovery of penicillin
fetus or infant.
vessels or nerves
bone through which the spinal cord
passes from the brain.
seizing, or extracting tissue
loose skin at and covering the end of the
penis or clitoris like a hood.
shallow depression (usually in bone)
no skin wound.
the bone is broken or splintered into
bone is completely broken
by pressure along the long axis of
the vertebral column.
broken and driven inward.
bone is broken and one end is wedged
into the interior of the other
or weakened bone produced by a
force that would not have fractured a
of ligaments and skin
line along and around the course of
a long bone.
without evidence of a single traumatic
fracture line is at right angles to the
long axis of the bone.
that connects two parts
cell damage caused by freezing a body
disease or a disease in which organic
changes are not evident
of the cochlea and the semicircular canals.
consisting of the auricle and external
seen in persons immersed in water,
the junction of the external auditory canal
and the middle ear cavity.
condition or state of exalted delight.
rash that initially weeps or oozes serum
and may become crusted, thickened, or
body tissues contain an excessive
amount of tissue fluid
that produces the final result of a
between the visceral and parietal
fluid from the male urethra.
returning to original size and shape after
compression or stretching.
and analysis of the electrical activity
of the brain.
caused by an air bubble
caused by globules of fat obstructing
small blood vessels
of the pulmonary artery or one
of its branches
matter present in a blood or lymphatic
vessel and brought there by the blood or
emergency care in a variety of conditions
because of their low-income status
the intestine into smaller, uniformly
substance covering the crown of
white and gray matter of the brain.
or particular region of the world
the glands of internal secretion
fluid within the vestibular labyrinth of
the inner ear.
which the patient will not long survive without renal replacement therapies
through the vagina.
urine after the age at which bladder
control should have been established
cells but capable of acting outside cells
or even in vitro.
large number of eosinophils in the
end of a bone above a condyle.
group of persons in a geographic region
of the abdomen.
larynx; covers the larynx when the individual swallows
seizures; repetitive abnormal electrical discharges in the brain
from the nose; nosebleed.
forming the epidermis of the skin and
the surface layer of mucous and serous
from the name of a particular person or
sometimes a geographical location
of balance; a condition in which contending
forces are equal
hardness, and stiffness observed in
fitting a job to a person’s anatomical,
physiological, and psychological characteristics
esp. of a skin lesion or rash accompanying
a disease such as measles or scarlet
amounts of carbon dioxide in the blood.
ending of the life
from the middle ear to the nasopharynx,
from wound dehiscence.
cancer, occurring principally in childhood
or adolescence, and often involving
the pelvis, femur, lower leg, arms, or ribs.
presence or absence of disease.
maintain, restore, or increase normal
arises from the surface of a bone
folds that cover the anterior surface of
the eyeball when closed
finger or toe.
of structures in the form of an X.
entity, or party charged or sued in
a legal action.
with electrical countershock(s)
completely depolarizes the myocardium,
producing a brief period of asystole.
without appropriate external stimulation
and inconsistent with the individual’s
own knowledge and experience.
decline in mental function,
the myelin sheath of nerve tissue,
trained and licensed to practice
that may or may not be accompanied by
a cell membrane
the level of a body function or nerve activity
loss of interest or pleasure in living
for drawing down a body part.
procedure used to resurface the skin
marked by itching and redness
skin lying immediately under the epidermis;
the true skin.
a person’s internal biological clock; common term for jet lag
matter produced by disintegration
metabolic disorder marked by hyperglycemia.
an accumulation of ketone bodies
muscle that separates the abdomen
from the thoracic cavity
part of a long cylindrical bone.
which opposing bones move freely
down mechanically and chemically
drug, derived from the dried leaves of
prescribed digitalis glycoside
may be transmitted directly or indirectly
from one individual to another.
of any part, esp. the temporary
displacement of a bone from its
normal position in a joint.
that increases urine output
of the mentally ill.
three copies of chromosome 21.
diseased or injured parts.
suffocation in a liquid
living organism, may modify one or
more of its functions
production or lack of saliva.
the small intestine, between the pylorus
and the jejunum
or clumsiness in the uttering of
abnormal mixture of the four humors.
and mucus, resulting from inflammation
of the walls of the gastrointestinal
perform voluntary movement.
written forms of communication by an
individual whose vision and general intelligence are otherwise unimpaired.
from a brain lesion or neurodevelopmental
characterized by a disturbance in
the amount, quality, or timing of sleep
malnutrition, and wasting
enclosing the thoracic cavity.
rigidity to bones and teeth; and it is essential for lactation
by the human thyroid gland that
is important regulating the
blood calcium level
for measuring thickness or diameter
circumscribed thickening and hypertrophy
of the horny layer of the skin.
determining the amount of heat exchanged
waves to the tympanic membrane
growth of cells
the cervix of the uterus
in the U.S.,
of the skin or mucous membrane
with any species of Candida
to provide support during ambulation
gas resulting from the inefficient
and incomplete combustion of organic
abscess of the skin involving multiple
substance or agent that produces cancer
that occurs in epithelial tissue
primarily from squamous cells
arises from the proximal tubular cells of
of the heart through an opening in
the heart muscle,
and study of the electrical activity
of the heart.
heart and lungs
normal sinus rhythm by chemical or
neck, or jaw
symptoms or signs of the disease,
the testicles or ovaries
speeds the rate of a chemical reaction
the body for evacuating fluids or injecting
them into body cavities.
tissue with a caustic, an electric current,
a hot iron, or by freezing
by trophic skin changes, due to injury
of nerve fibers.
the hole in a tooth produced by caries.
that forms the first portion of the large
protoplasm containing a nucleus or nuclear
of B cells
the bone marrow and produces antibodies
that can destroy microorganisms
directly through the release of perforin
and proteolytic enzymes.
reproduce the organism.
lymphocyte that produces
antibodies to a particular antigen
various diseases, especially those that
have epidemic potential
consisting of a hollowcylinder closed at
one end and open at the other,
spins test tubes at high speeds.
for balance and breathing
has met certain standards,
outer third of the ear canal
means of an incision through the abdominal
wall and into the uterus
in the cell membrane through
which materials may pass.
caused, for example, by a foreign body
in the trachea
the entire small intestine, marked by
profuse, watery, secretory diarrhea
the articular cartilage, usually involving
the eye between the sclera and retina,
fatigue that rest does not relieve with rest
mixture of partly digested food and digestive
through the vessels of the heart,
tissues into the lymphatic collecting
the right ventricle of the heart to the
lungs for exchange of oxygen and carbon
left ventricle through the aorta and all
its arteries to the capillaries of the tissues
of muscular contractions between antagonistic
liquid into a gel or solid.
forming a portion of the bony labyrinth
of the inner ear.
the distal radial metaphysis
a portion of the colon through the abdominal
wall to its skin surface.
one cannot be aroused
made of synthetic or natural materials
at the end of a bone forming an articulation
membrane that lines the eyelids and is
reflected onto the eyeball
by the patient for another person
to perform an act
that requires employers with 20 or
more employees to offer health insurance
coverage to their employees
device, or method that prevents
disease or operation.
or violent causes.
hearing,hair cells that are stimulated
by sound waves
sudden and intermittent,of almost any
area of the body
from the skull.
caused by a lack of thyroid hormones
of ends of a broken bone.
early childhood marked by a
resonant barking cough
the vaginal introitus.
discoloration of the skin
into the vagina
cells in blood or other tissue.
of bacteria in the urine.
the glans penis.
gauze or other material applied to a
limb or other part of the body as a dressing.
derived from barbituric acid
that deals with prevention, control,
and treatment of obesity.
National Red Cross.
a bedridden patient for collecting fecal
and urinary excreta.
the bed; bedfast.
of sudden onset.
principle that emphasizes doing
what is best for the patient.
subsistence on highly polished rice,
which has lost all thiamine content
neurologic, cerebral, and cardiovascular
abnormalities and caused
by a lack of thiamine
agent used for the treatment of acne
found in fruits and vegetables; it is the
most common precursor of vitamin A.
cells of the islets of Langerhans
of the pancreas
arm that flexes the elbow and supinates
bitter-tasting fluid secreted by the liver.
pigment in bile.
can originate only from pre-existing life
and living things
and other molecular constituents
type of environment, such as tundra,
forest, or swamp,
to biological science.
for microscopic examination
use of living organisms or biological processes
in technical industrial applications.
the birth of a child, as required by U.S.
of immature, undifferentiated cells
hollow sphere of cells enclosing a cavity,
and glands along the edges of the eyelids.
within the epidermis.
fluid that circulates through the heart,
arteries, veins, and capillaries,
exerted on the walls of arteries by the
strength of the contraction of the heart;
blood or one of its components.
ready to be swallowed.
a specialized form of dense connective
tissue consisting of bone cells
at the base of the tongue.
made of haversian systems that forms
the surface layer of all bones and the
shafts of long bones,
bone on the medial side of the orbit.
bones forming the bridge of the nose.
lower, posterior skull;
the posterior part of the hard palate
base of the skull that has the ethmoid
bone in front of it,
form the posterior roof and sides
of the skull.
in tendons or joint capsules.
the ankle, hind-foot, and midfoot,
the skull at its base
bone on either side of the face below the
cavities of long bones
fatal illness caused by exposure to toxins
released from Clostridium botulinum
at the proximal interphalangeal joints
and printing that enables the blind
to read through the use of raised dots
mass of nerve tissue contained within
part of the brain that connects the cerebral
hemispheres with the spinal cord
a bronchus or bronchi
trachea to the lungs, providing a passageway for air.
membranes of the bronchial airways
that react with strong acids or bases to
prevent large changes in the pH of body
episodes of binge eating followed
by self-induced vomiting
means or force to get his or
amount of liquid reagent used.
which damage is limited to the outer
layer of the epidermis
partial thickness of the epidermal and
some dermal tissues
through the full thickness of the skin
and subcutaneous tissues beneath the
through the full thickness of the skin
and into underlying bone, fat, muscles,
disease of cotton, flax, and hemp
which the stomach, or most of the stomach,
is isolated and disconnected from
the rest of the upper gastrointestinal
esp. in a bone
lying in the fold between the buttocks
arterial system of the body.
of the ability to communicate
through speech, writing, or signs because
of brain dysfunction.
purposive movements although there is
no sensory or motor impairment