Dictionary of Medical Terms

Editor/Author Sell, Rebecca, Rothenberg, Mikel A. and Chapman, Charles F.
Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-0-76-414758-6
Category: Health & Medicine - Medicine
Image Count: 226
Book Status: Available
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  • Preface to the Sixth Edition
  • How to Effectively Use This Dictionary
  • Table of Abbreviations
  • Pronunciation Key
  • A
  • a-, an-
  • A blood type
  • A vitamins
  • AA
  • ab-
  • AB blood type
  • abarticulation
  • abasia
  • abate
  • abdomen
  • abdominal breathing
  • abdominal delivery
  • abdominal pregnancy
  • abdomino
  • abdominocentesis
  • abdominovesical
  • abducens muscle
  • abducens nerve
  • abduct
  • abduction
  • abductor
  • aberrant
  • aberration
  • abetalipoproteinemia
  • abient
  • abiotrophy
  • ablactation
  • ablate
  • ablepharia
  • abnormal
  • ABO blood group system
  • abocclusion
  • aboral
  • abortifacient
  • abortion
  • abortion pill
  • abortus
  • APBA
  • abrachia
  • abrade
  • abrasion
  • abreaction
  • abruptio placentae
  • abscess
  • absolute threshold
  • absorbance
  • absorption
  • abstinence
  • acanthocyte
  • acanthocytosis
  • acantholysis
  • acanthoma
  • acanthosis
  • acanthosis nigricans
  • acariasis
  • acaryote
  • acataleptic
  • acataphasia
  • acathexia
  • acathexis
  • accessory
  • accessory nerve
  • accident
  • acclimation
  • accommodation
  • accommodation reflex
  • accountable care organization
  • accretio
  • accretion
  • Accupril
  • ACE inhibitors
  • acellular
  • acetabulum
  • acetaminophen
  • acetazolamide
  • acetone
  • acetone bodies
  • acetonemia
  • acetonuria
  • acetylcholine
  • acetylcholinesterase
  • acetyl Co-A
  • acetylsalicylic acid
  • achalasia
  • ache
  • Achilles tendon
  • achlorhydria
  • acholia
  • achondroplasia
  • achromasia
  • achromatism
  • achromia
  • achylia
  • acid
  • acid poisoning
  • acid-base balance
  • acidemia
  • acid-fast
  • acidity
  • acidophil
  • acidophilus milk
  • acidosis
  • aciniform
  • acinus
  • acne
  • acne rosacea
  • acneiform
  • acorea
  • acou
  • acoustic nerve
  • acquired
  • acquired immune deficiency syndrome
  • acquired immunity
  • acquired reflex
  • acritical
  • acro-
  • acrocyanosis
  • acrodermatitis
  • acromegaly
  • acromicria
  • acromion
  • acromphalus
  • acromyotonia
  • acrophobia
  • ACS
  • ACTH
  • Actifed
  • actin
  • acting out
  • actino-
  • actinomycosis
  • action potential
  • activated charcoal
  • activation
  • active immunity
  • active transport
  • acuity
  • acupressure
  • acupuncture
  • acute
  • acute childhood leukemia
  • acute coronary syndrome
  • acute kidney injury
  • acute lymphocytic leukemia
  • acute myelocytic leukemia
  • acute organic brain syndrome
  • acute respiratory distress syndrome
  • acute stress response
  • acyclovir
  • ad-
  • -ad
  • ad nauseam
  • adactyly
  • adamantine
  • Adams-Stokes syndrome
  • Adam's apple
  • adaptation
  • Adderall
  • addict
  • addiction
  • Addison's disease
  • additive
  • adduct
  • adduction
  • adductor
  • aden-, adeni-, adeno
  • adenine
  • adenitis
  • adenocarcinoma
  • adenohypophysis
  • adenoid
  • adenoidectomy
  • adenoma
  • adenomalacia
  • adenomatosis
  • adenomegaly
  • adenomyomatosis
  • adenomyosis
  • adenopathy
  • adenosclerosis
  • adenosine
  • adenosine diphosphate
  • adenosine monophosphate
  • adenosine triphosphate
  • adenosis
  • adenovirus
  • ADH
  • adhesion
  • adient
  • adipo-
  • adipocyte
  • adiponecrosis
  • adipose
  • adipose tissue
  • adipose tumor
  • adiposis
  • adiposuria
  • adipsia
  • adjunct
  • adjustment
  • adjuvant
  • adnexa
  • adolescence
  • adrenal
  • adrenal gland
  • adrenalectomize
  • adrenaline
  • adrenergic
  • adreno
  • adrenocorticotropic hormone
  • adsorption
  • adult
  • adulterant
  • advance directive
  • advanced life support
  • advancement
  • adventitia
  • adventitious
  • adverse drug reaction
  • AED
  • aer-, aero
  • aerate
  • aerobe
  • aerobic exercise
  • aerodontalgia
  • aerophagia
  • afebrile
  • affect
  • affective disorder
  • afferent
  • affinity
  • Affordable Care Act
  • aflatoxin
  • AFP
  • afterbirth
  • aftercare
  • .agalactia
  • agalorrhea
  • agammaglobulinemia
  • agastria
  • age
  • agenesis
  • Agent Orange
  • agerasia
  • agglutination
  • agglutination test
  • agglutinin
  • agglutinogen
  • aggregation
  • aggression
  • aging
  • aging pigment
  • agnosia
  • agonadal
  • agonist
  • agoraphobia
  • -agra
  • agranulocyte
  • agranulocytosis
  • agraphia
  • agromania
  • ague
  • AIDS
  • ailment
  • air bed
  • air embolism
  • air sickness
  • airway obstruction
  • akaryocyte
  • AKI
  • akinesia
  • Al
  • ala
  • alalia
  • alanine
  • Al-Anon
  • alba
  • albedo retinae
  • Albers-Schonberg disease
  • albinism
  • albino
  • Albright's disease
  • albuginea
  • albumin
  • albuminuria
  • albuterol
  • alcohol
  • alcohol withdrawal syndrome
  • alcoholic
  • Alcoholics Anonymous
  • alcoholism
  • aldosterone
  • aldosteronism
  • alendronate
  • aleppo boil
  • alexia
  • alexithymia
  • alge-, algesi-, algo
  • -algia
  • alimentary canal
  • alimentation
  • aliquot
  • alkalemia
  • alkali
  • alkali poisoning
  • alkalinuria
  • alkaloid
  • alkalosis
  • alkylating agent
  • ALL
  • allantois
  • Allegra
  • allele
  • allergen
  • allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis
  • allergist
  • allergology
  • allergy
  • allo
  • allodynia
  • allograft
  • allopathy
  • allopurinol
  • all-or-none law
  • alogia
  • alopecia
  • alpha fetoprotein
  • alpha rhythm
  • alprazolam
  • ALS
  • alternative medical systems
  • alternative medicine
  • altitude sickness
  • aluminum
  • alveoli
  • alveolitis
  • alveolo
  • alveolus
  • Alzheimer's disease
  • amastia
  • amaurosis
  • amb-, ambi
  • Ambien
  • ambient
  • amblyopia
  • ambulation
  • ambulatory
  • ameba
  • amebiasis
  • amebic
  • amebic dysentery
  • amelia
  • ameloblast
  • amenorrhea
  • Americans with Disabilities Act
  • ametria
  • ametropia
  • amine
  • amino acid
  • aminoaciduria
  • amiodarone
  • amitriptyline
  • AML
  • amlodipine besylate
  • ammoniuria
  • amnesia
  • amniocentesis
  • amnion
  • amniotic fluid
  • amniotic sac
  • amniotomy
  • amoeba
  • amorphous
  • amoxicillin
  • AMP
  • amphetamine
  • amphi
  • amphiarthrosis
  • amphoric breath sound
  • Amphotericin Β
  • ampicillin
  • amplitude
  • ampule
  • ampulla
  • amputation
  • amputee
  • amygdala
  • amyl nitrate
  • amylase
  • amyloidosis
  • amyoplasia
  • amyotonia
  • amyotrophia
  • amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
  • amyxia
  • an-, ana-
  • anabolic steroid
  • anabolism
  • anaclisis
  • anaerobe
  • anal
  • anal phase
  • analbuminemia
  • analeptic
  • analgesia
  • analgesic
  • analogue
  • analysis
  • anamnesis
  • anamnestic
  • anaphase
  • anaphoresis
  • anaphrodisia
  • anaphylactic shock
  • anaphylaxis
  • anaplasia
  • anastomosis
  • anatomy
  • andr-, andro
  • androgen
  • androgen insensitivity syndrome
  • androgyne
  • androsterone
  • anecdotal
  • anemia
  • anencephaly
  • anergic
  • anergy
  • anesthesia
  • anesthesiologist
  • anesthesiology
  • anesthetic
  • aneuploidy
  • aneurysm
  • angel dust
  • angi-, angio
  • angiitis
  • angina
  • angina pectoris
  • angiogram
  • angiography
  • angioma
  • angiopathy
  • angioplasty
  • angiospasm
  • angiotelectasia
  • angiotensin
  • angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors
  • angiotensin receptor blockers
  • angle
  • angstrom
  • anhidrosis
  • anhydrous
  • anicteric
  • anile
  • anima
  • anion
  • aniridia
  • ankle
  • ankle bone
  • ankyloglossia
  • ankylosing spondylitis
  • ankylosis
  • anlage
  • anodyne
  • anomaly
  • anomie
  • anoperineal
  • anorchism
  • anorectal
  • anorexia
  • anorexia athletica
  • anorexia nervosa
  • anorgasmia
  • anosmia
  • anovulation
  • anovulatory
  • anovulatory drug
  • anoxia
  • anoxic brain injury
  • Antabuse
  • antacid
  • antagonist
  • ante
  • antecubital
  • antemortem
  • antenatal
  • antepartum
  • anterior
  • anterior crural nerve
  • anterior pituitary gland
  • antero
  • anterograde
  • anterograde amnesia
  • anterograde memory
  • anthelmintic
  • anthracosis
  • anthracycline
  • anthrax
  • anti-
  • antiadrenergic
  • antiarrhythmic
  • antiberiberi factor
  • antibiotic
  • antibody
  • anticholinergic
  • anticoagulant
  • anticonvulsant
  • antidepressant
  • antidiabetic
  • antidiarrheal
  • antidiuretic hormone
  • antidote
  • Anti-dumping law of 1985
  • antiemetic
  • antiepileptic
  • antiflatulent
  • antifungal
  • antigen
  • antigen-antibody reaction
  • antihistamine
  • antihypertensive
  • anti-inflammatory
  • antimalarial
  • antimicrobial
  • antimony
  • antimycotic
  • antineoplastic
  • antioxidant
  • antipruritic
  • antipsychotic
  • antipyretic
  • antiseptic
  • antiserum
  • antispasmodic
  • antitoxin
  • antitussive
  • antivenin
  • antiviral
  • antrum
  • anulus
  • anuria
  • anus
  • anvil
  • anxiety
  • anxiety attack
  • anxiolytic
  • aorta
  • aortic aneurysm
  • aortic arch
  • aortic dissection
  • aortic stenosis
  • aortic valve
  • aortitis
  • apathy
  • aperture
  • apex
  • Apgar score
  • aphagia
  • aphakia
  • aphasia
  • apheresis
  • aphrodisia
  • aphrodisiac
  • apical
  • aplasia
  • aplastic anemia
  • apnea
  • apocrine gland
  • apoenzyme
  • aponeurosis
  • apoplexy
  • apoptosis
  • apparatus
  • appendage
  • appendectomy
  • appendicitis
  • appendix
  • apperception
  • appetite
  • apraxia
  • aqueduct
  • aqueous
  • aqueous humor
  • arachnodactyly
  • arachnoid membrane
  • arbovirus
  • arc
  • arch
  • arch support
  • ARDS
  • area
  • areata
  • areflexia
  • areola
  • arginine
  • arm
  • aromatherapy
  • arousal
  • arrector pili
  • arrest
  • arrhythmia
  • arsenic
  • arsenic poisoning
  • arterial bleeding
  • arterial blood gases
  • arterial pressure
  • arteriectasis
  • arterio
  • arteriogram
  • arteriole
  • arteriosclerosis
  • arteriovenous malformation
  • arteritis
  • artery
  • arth-, arthro
  • arthralgia
  • arthritis
  • arthrocentesis
  • arthrography
  • arthroplasty
  • articulation
  • artifact
  • artificial blood
  • artificial heart
  • artificial insemination
  • artificial organ
  • artificial respiration
  • artificial skin
  • asbestos
  • asbestosis
  • ascariasis
  • ascites
  • ascorbic acid
  • -ase
  • asepsis
  • asexual
  • Asiatic flu
  • -asis
  • asparagine
  • aspartame
  • aspergillosis
  • asphyxia
  • aspiration
  • aspiration pneumonia
  • aspirin
  • Assam fever
  • assay
  • assertiveness training
  • assimilation
  • association
  • asterixis
  • asthenia
  • asthenopia
  • asthma
  • astigmatism
  • astragalus
  • astringent
  • astrocyte
  • asymmetry
  • asymptomatic
  • asynclitism
  • asynergy
  • asystole
  • Atarax
  • ataraxic drug
  • ataraxis
  • atavism
  • ataxia
  • atelectasis
  • atenolol
  • atherectomy
  • atherogenesis
  • atheroma
  • atherosclerosis
  • athetosis
  • athlete's foot
  • athlete's heart
  • Ativan
  • Atkins diet
  • atlas
  • atom
  • atomic mass
  • atomic number
  • atony
  • atopognosia
  • atopy
  • atorvastatin
  • atoxic
  • ATP
  • ATP synthetase
  • atresia
  • atrial fibrillation
  • atrial septal defect
  • atrio
  • atrioventricular
  • atrioventricular bundle
  • atrioventricular valve
  • atrium
  • atrophy
  • atropine
  • Atrovent
  • attachment
  • attention deficit disorder
  • attention span
  • attenuation
  • atypical antipsychotics
  • Au
  • audio
  • audiogram
  • audiometry
  • audition
  • auditory canal
  • auditory center
  • auditory nerve
  • auditory tube
  • aura
  • aural
  • auranofin
  • auricle
  • auscultation
  • aut-, auto
  • autism
  • autoclave
  • autoeroticism
  • autograft
  • autoimmune disease
  • autoimmunity
  • automated implantable cardio-verter-defibrillator
  • automatic external defibrillator
  • autonomic
  • autonomic dysfunction
  • autonomic nervous system
  • autonomic reflex
  • autopsy
  • autoregulation
  • autosomal dominant disease
  • autosomal recessive disease
  • autosome
  • avascular
  • avascular necrosis
  • aversion
  • aversion therapy
  • aversive
  • avian influenza
  • avirulent
  • avitaminosis
  • avoidance
  • avulsion
  • axilla
  • axillary node
  • axis
  • axolemma
  • axon
  • ayurveda
  • azathioprine
  • azidothymidine
  • azithromycin
  • azotemia
  • azoturia
  • AZT
  • azygous
  • azymia
  • B
  • B
  • Β blood type
  • Β cell
  • Β vitamins
  • Ba
  • babesiosis
  • Babinski's reflex
  • baby
  • bacillary
  • bacillary dysentery
  • bacillemia
  • bacilli
  • bacilluria
  • bacillus
  • bacitracin
  • back
  • backache
  • backbone
  • bacteremia
  • bacteria
  • bacterial
  • bacterial resistance
  • bactericide
  • bacteriology
  • bacteriolysin
  • bacteriolysis
  • bacteriophage
  • bacteriostasis
  • bacterium
  • Bactoban
  • Bactrim
  • bag
  • bag of waters
  • bagassosis
  • balance
  • balanced diet
  • balanitis
  • balanoposthitis
  • baldness
  • ball-and-socket joint
  • ballistics
  • ballottement
  • balneotherapy
  • bandage
  • bandy leg
  • bank
  • Banti's syndrome
  • baragnosis
  • barber's itch
  • barbiturate
  • barbiturism
  • bariatrics
  • bariatric surgery
  • barium
  • baroreceptor
  • Barr body
  • barrel chest
  • barren
  • Barrett's esophagus
  • barrier
  • bartholinitis
  • Bartholin's gland
  • basal
  • basal body temperature
  • basal body temperature method of family planning
  • basal cell carcinoma
  • basal ganglia
  • basal metabolism
  • basal metabolism test
  • base
  • bashfulness
  • basi-, basio-, baso
  • basic life support
  • basilar membrane
  • basophil
  • batho-, bathy
  • bathycardia
  • bathyesthesia
  • battered child
  • battered elderly
  • battered spouse
  • bayes’ theorem
  • BCG vaccine
  • bearing down
  • beat
  • beclomethasone
  • bed
  • bedbug
  • bedridden
  • bedsore
  • bedwetting
  • bee sting
  • behavior modification
  • behaviorism
  • Behcet's syndrome
  • bejel
  • belching
  • belladonna
  • belly
  • belly button
  • Bell's palsy
  • Benadryl
  • benazepril
  • bends
  • Benedict's solution
  • benign
  • benign prostatic hypertrophy
  • benzene
  • benzocaine
  • benzodiazepine
  • beriberi
  • berylliosis
  • beta blocker
  • beta cells
  • beta rhythm
  • bi-
  • Biaxin
  • biceps
  • bicuspid
  • bicuspid valve
  • bid
  • bidet
  • bifid
  • bifocal glasses
  • bifurcation
  • bilateral
  • bile
  • bilharziasis
  • biliary
  • biliary colic
  • biliary tract
  • bilious
  • bilirubin
  • biliverdin
  • binge eating disorder
  • binocular
  • bio
  • biochemistry
  • biodegradable
  • bioelectromagnetics
  • bioengineering
  • biofeedback
  • biofield medicine
  • biohazard
  • biological
  • biological clock
  • biology
  • biomechanics
  • biomedical
  • biometry
  • bionics
  • biophysics
  • biopsy
  • biorhythm
  • biosynthesis
  • bioterrorism
  • biotin
  • bipolar disorder
  • bird flu
  • birth
  • birth canal
  • birth control
  • birth control pill
  • birth defect
  • birth injury
  • birth order
  • birth rate
  • birth weight
  • birthing chair
  • birthing room
  • birthmark
  • bisect
  • bisexual
  • bisphosphonates
  • bite
  • black death
  • black eye
  • black lung disease
  • black tongue
  • blackhead
  • blackout
  • bladder
  • bland diet
  • -blast
  • blasto-
  • blastocele
  • blastocyst
  • blastomycosis
  • blastula
  • bleb
  • bleeder
  • blenn-, blenno
  • blennorrhagia
  • blennuria
  • blephar-, blepharo
  • blepharism
  • blepharitis
  • blepharoplegia
  • blepharoptosis
  • blepharospasm
  • blind spot
  • blindness
  • blister
  • bloat
  • block
  • blood
  • blood bank
  • blood cell
  • blood clot
  • blood clotting
  • blood coagulation
  • blood corpuscle
  • blood count
  • blood crossmatching
  • blood donor
  • blood gases
  • blood group
  • blood poisoning
  • blood pressure
  • blood substitute
  • blood sugar
  • blood test
  • blood transfusion
  • blood typing
  • blood urea nitrogen
  • blood vessel
  • blood-brain barrier
  • blood-letting
  • bloody show
  • blue baby
  • blush
  • BMI
  • BMR
  • board
  • Bochdalek's hernia
  • body
  • body image
  • body language
  • body mass index
  • body temperature
  • boil
  • bolus
  • bonding
  • bone
  • bone age
  • bone cancer
  • bone marrow
  • bone marrow aspiration
  • bone marrow transplant
  • booster injection
  • border
  • borderline personality disorder
  • borderline schizophrenia
  • boric acid
  • boron
  • botulism
  • bouton
  • bovine
  • bovine spongiform encephalopathy
  • bowel
  • bowleg
  • Bowman's capsule
  • BP
  • BP cuff
  • brace
  • brachi-, brachio
  • brachial
  • brachial artery
  • brachial plexus
  • brachialgia
  • brachy
  • brachycephaly
  • brachytherapy
  • Bradley method of childbirth
  • brady
  • bradycardia
  • bradykinesis
  • bradykinin
  • bradylalia
  • bradypnea
  • brain
  • brain death
  • brain rhythm
  • brain tumor
  • brain wave
  • brainstem
  • bran
  • Braxton-Hicks contractions
  • breast
  • breast cancer
  • breast feeding
  • breast milk
  • breast pump
  • breast self-examination
  • breastbone
  • breath
  • breathing
  • breech presentation
  • bregma
  • bridge
  • How to examine your breasts
  • Brill's disease
  • Broca's aphasia
  • Broca's area
  • Brodie's abscess
  • Brodmann areas
  • bromhidrosis
  • bromide
  • bromide poisoning
  • bromine
  • brominism
  • bronchi
  • bronchi-, broncho
  • bronchial
  • bronchial asthma
  • bronchiectasis
  • bronchiole
  • bronchiolitis
  • bronchitis
  • bronchoconstrictor
  • bronchodilator
  • bronchopneumonia
  • bronchoscopy
  • bronchospasm
  • bronchus
  • bronzed diabetes
  • brucellosis
  • bruise
  • bruit
  • bruxism
  • bubo
  • bubonic plague
  • bucca
  • budesonide
  • Buerger's disease
  • buffer
  • buffered aspirin
  • bulb
  • bulbourethral gland
  • bulimia
  • bulk
  • bulk cathartic
  • bulla
  • bumetanide
  • BUN
  • bundle
  • bundle branch block
  • bundle of His
  • bunion
  • bupropion
  • Burkitt's lymphoma
  • burn
  • burn center
  • burnout
  • bursa
  • bursitis
  • buspirone HCl
  • butterfly rash
  • buttock
  • bypass
  • byssinosis
  • C
  • C
  • C vitamin
  • Ca
  • cachexia
  • cadaver
  • caduceus
  • caesarean
  • caffeine
  • caffeinism
  • caisson disease
  • calamine
  • calcaneus
  • calcar
  • calcareous
  • calciferol
  • calcification
  • calcitonin
  • calcium
  • calcium channel blocker
  • calculus
  • calefacient
  • calendar method of family planning
  • calf
  • calf bone
  • caliber
  • calisthenics
  • callus
  • calorie
  • calvaria
  • camphor
  • canal
  • canalization
  • cancellous
  • cancer
  • cancer bodies
  • Candida
  • candidiasis
  • canine
  • canker
  • cannabis
  • cannula
  • cannulation
  • canthus
  • capacity
  • capillary
  • capitate
  • capitation
  • capsaicin
  • capsid
  • capsule
  • captopril
  • caput
  • caput medusae
  • car sickness
  • Carafate
  • carbohydrate
  • carbon
  • carbon dioxide
  • carbon monoxide
  • carbon monoxide poisoning
  • carbonic anhydrase
  • carbuncle
  • carcin-, carcino
  • carcinoembryonic antigen
  • carcinogen
  • carcinoma
  • carcinoma in situ
  • card-, cardio
  • cardia
  • cardiac
  • cardiac arrest
  • cardiac arrhythmia
  • cardiac cycle
  • cardiac conduction system
  • cardiac massage
  • cardiac monitor
  • cardiac murmur
  • cardiac muscle
  • cardiac output
  • cardiac resuscitation
  • cardiac tamponade
  • cardiectasis
  • cardiogram
  • cardiography
  • cardiohepatomegaly
  • cardiologist
  • cardiology
  • cardiomegaly
  • cardiomyopathy
  • cardiopulmonary arrest
  • cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • cardiospasm
  • cardiovascular system
  • cardioversion
  • carditis
  • Cardizem
  • caries
  • carina
  • carminative
  • carotene
  • carotid artery
  • carpal tunnel syndrome
  • carpus
  • carrier
  • cartilage
  • cartilaginification
  • cascade
  • case history
  • casein
  • cast
  • castration
  • castration anxiety
  • CAT, CAT scan
  • cata
  • catabiosis
  • catabolism
  • catalepsy
  • catalyst
  • catamenia
  • catamenial pneumothorax
  • cataphasia
  • cataplexy
  • cataract
  • catarrh
  • catastrophic illness
  • catatonia
  • catecholamine
  • catgut
  • catharsis
  • cathartic
  • catheter
  • cathexis
  • cation
  • cat-scratch disease
  • cauda
  • caudal
  • caudal anesthesia
  • caul
  • causal
  • causalgia
  • caustic
  • cauterize
  • caverna
  • cavity
  • CBC
  • CDC
  • CEA
  • cecum
  • cefotaxime
  • cefoxitin
  • cefpodoxime
  • ceftazidime
  • ceftriaxone
  • cefuroxime
  • -cele
  • celecoxib
  • celiac disease
  • celio
  • celiocentesis
  • celioscopy
  • cell
  • cell division
  • cellulitis
  • cellulose
  • Celsius
  • cementum
  • center
  • Centers for Disease Control
  • centesis
  • centigrade
  • central nervous system
  • centralis
  • centrifugation
  • cephal-, cephalo
  • cephalalgia
  • cephalexin
  • cephalhematoma
  • cephalic index
  • cephalosporin
  • cerebellum
  • cerebral
  • cerebral cortex
  • cerebral dominance
  • cerebral hemorrhage
  • cerebral palsy
  • cerebral thrombosis
  • cerebration
  • cerebri-, cerebro
  • cerebrospinal
  • cerebrospinal fluid
  • cerebrovascular
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • cerebrum
  • cerumen
  • cervic-, cervico
  • cervical
  • cervical cap
  • cervical disc syndrome
  • cervical smear
  • cervical vertebrae
  • cervicitis
  • cervix
  • Cesarean section
  • cestode
  • CF
  • chafing
  • Chagas disease
  • chalasia
  • chalazion
  • challenge
  • chamber
  • chancre
  • chancroid
  • change of life
  • characteristic
  • charleyhorse
  • checkup
  • cheek
  • cheil-, cheilo
  • cheilitis
  • cheiloschisis
  • cheilosis
  • cheir-, cheiro
  • cheiromegaly
  • chelation
  • chemiosmosis
  • chemoreceptor
  • chemosis
  • chemosurgery
  • chemotaxis
  • chemotherapy
  • chest
  • Cheyne-Stokes respiration
  • chiasm
  • chicken pox
  • chigger
  • chilblain
  • child abuse
  • child neglect
  • childbed fever
  • childbirth
  • chill
  • chimera
  • chiralgia
  • chiropody
  • chiropractic
  • Chlamydia
  • chloasma
  • chlor-, chloro
  • chloral hydrate
  • chlordiazepoxide
  • chloride
  • chlorination
  • chlorine
  • chloroform
  • chlorophyll
  • chloroquine
  • chlorosis
  • chlorothiazide
  • chlorpromazine
  • choking
  • chol-, chole-, cholo
  • cholangiography
  • cholangitis
  • cholecystectomy
  • cholecystitis
  • cholecystokinin- pancreozymin
  • cholelithiasis
  • cholelithotomy
  • cholemesis
  • cholera
  • cholestasis
  • cholesterol
  • choline
  • cholinergic
  • chondroblast
  • chondrocyte
  • chondrodystrophy
  • chondroma
  • chondromalacia
  • chondrosarcoma
  • chorda
  • chorditis
  • chorea
  • choriocarcinoma
  • chorion
  • chorionic gonadotropin
  • chorioretinitis
  • choroid
  • Christmas disease
  • chrom-, chromo
  • chromatid
  • chromatin
  • chromatism
  • chromatography
  • chromesthesia
  • chromoblastomycosis
  • chromosomal aberration
  • chromosome
  • chromosome mapping
  • chronic
  • chronic bronchitis
  • chronic fatigue syndrome
  • chronic kidney disease
  • chronic lymphocytic leukemia
  • chronic myelocytic leukemia
  • chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • chronobiology
  • chronological age
  • chrysotherapy
  • chyle
  • chyme
  • cicatrix
  • -cide
  • cilia
  • ciliary body
  • ciliary movement
  • cimetidine
  • cingulum
  • ciprofloxacin
  • circadian rhythm
  • circle
  • circulation
  • circulatory failure
  • circulatory system
  • circum
  • circumcision
  • circumduction
  • cirrhosis
  • cisterna
  • citric acid
  • CKD
  • Cl
  • clairvoyance
  • clamp
  • clarithromycin
  • Claritin
  • claudication
  • claustrophobia
  • claustrum
  • clavicle
  • clavulinic acid
  • clawfoot
  • clear liquid diet
  • clearance
  • cleavage
  • cleft
  • cleft foot
  • cleft lip
  • cleft palate
  • click-murmur syndrome
  • climacteric
  • Climara
  • climax
  • clinic
  • clinical
  • clinocephaly
  • clinodactyly
  • clitoris
  • CLL
  • Clomid
  • clonazepam
  • clone
  • clonidine
  • clonus
  • clopidogrel
  • closed fracture
  • clostridium difficile
  • clot
  • clotting factor
  • clotting time
  • clubbing
  • clubfoot
  • cluster headache
  • CML
  • Co
  • coagulation
  • coagulation factor
  • coal miner's lung
  • coalescence
  • coarctation
  • coat
  • cobalt
  • COBRA
  • cocaine
  • coccidiomyocosis
  • coccidiosis
  • coccus
  • coccyx
  • cochlea
  • cochlear implant
  • cod liver oil
  • codeine
  • codependence
  • codon
  • coelom
  • coenzyme
  • cofactor
  • coffee
  • cognition
  • cognitive behavioral therapy
  • cohesion
  • coitus
  • coitus interruptus
  • colchicine
  • cold
  • cold sore
  • colic
  • colitis
  • collagen
  • collagen disease
  • collagen vascular disease
  • collagenase
  • collagenolysis
  • collapse
  • collarbone
  • colloid
  • colo
  • colon
  • colon cancer
  • colonic irrigation
  • colonoscopy
  • colony
  • color blindness
  • Colorado tick fever
  • colostomy
  • colostrum
  • colp-, colpo
  • colpocele
  • colpocystitis
  • colposcopy
  • colpoxerosis
  • column
  • coma
  • combat fatigue
  • comedo
  • comfort care
  • comminuted fracture
  • Commission Ε Report
  • commissure
  • common bile duct
  • common cold
  • commotio cordis
  • communicable disease
  • Compazine
  • compensation
  • complement
  • complement fixation
  • complement fixation test
  • complete blood count
  • complete fracture
  • complex
  • complex regional pain syndrome
  • complexion
  • compliance
  • complicated fracture
  • complication
  • compound
  • compound fracture
  • compress
  • compression bandage
  • compression fracture
  • compulsion
  • computed tomography (CT)
  • concave lens
  • conception
  • conceptus
  • concha
  • concretion
  • concussion
  • condition
  • conditioned reflex
  • conditioning
  • condom
  • conduction
  • conduction anesthesia
  • conductive hearing loss
  • condyle
  • cone
  • confinement
  • conflict
  • confluent
  • confusion
  • congenital
  • congenital anomaly
  • congestion
  • congestive heart failure
  • conjoined twins
  • conjugated estrogens
  • conjugated estrogens/medroxyprogesterone
  • conjunctiva
  • conjunctivitis
  • connective tissue
  • Conn's syndrome
  • consanguinity
  • conscious
  • conscious sedation
  • constipation
  • constitution
  • constriction
  • consult
  • contact dermatitis
  • contact lens
  • contagion
  • contagious disease
  • contamination
  • continence
  • continuous positive airway pressure
  • contra-
  • contraception
  • contraceptive
  • contraction
  • contracture
  • contraindication
  • contralateral
  • contrast agent
  • contrecoup
  • control
  • contusion
  • convalescence
  • conversion
  • conversion hysteria
  • convolution
  • convulsion
  • Cooley's anemia
  • coordination
  • COPD
  • coping
  • copper
  • coprolalia
  • copulation
  • cord
  • cord blood
  • corditis
  • corectopia
  • corium
  • corn
  • cornea
  • corneal transplant
  • corneum
  • cornu
  • corona
  • coronary
  • coronary artery
  • coronary artery bypass grafting
  • coronary artery disease
  • coronary care unit
  • coronary insufficiency
  • coronary occlusion
  • coronary thrombosis
  • coroner
  • cor pulmonale
  • corpus
  • corpus luteum
  • corpuscle
  • correlation
  • cortex
  • cortic-, cortico
  • corticosteroid
  • corticosterone
  • corticotropin
  • cortisol
  • cortisone
  • coryza
  • cosmetic surgery
  • cost-, costi-, costo
  • costa
  • costochondritis
  • cough
  • Coumadin
  • coumarin
  • count
  • covalent bond
  • cowpox
  • coxa
  • coxsackievirus
  • Cozaar
  • CPAP
  • CPR
  • crab louse
  • crack
  • cradle cap
  • cramp
  • crani-, cranio
  • cranial
  • cranial nerves
  • craniotomy
  • cranium
  • c-reactive protein
  • creatine
  • creatinine
  • crepitation
  • crepitus
  • CREST syndrome
  • cretinism
  • Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease
  • crib death
  • crisis
  • crisis intervention
  • critical
  • critical care medicine
  • Crohn's disease
  • crossed eye
  • crossmatching
  • croup
  • crus
  • crutch
  • cry-, cryo
  • cryesthesia
  • cryoanesthesia
  • cryocautery
  • cryoglobulin
  • cryopreservation
  • cryosurgery
  • crypt
  • cryptococcosis
  • cryptorchidism
  • C-section
  • CSF
  • CT
  • Cu
  • cubitus
  • cuboid bone
  • cul-de-sac
  • culdoscopy
  • culture
  • cuneus
  • cunnilingus
  • cupping
  • cupula
  • curanderismo
  • curare
  • curet
  • curettage
  • curvature
  • Cushing's disease
  • Cushing's syndrome
  • cusp
  • cutaneous
  • cuticle
  • cutis
  • CVA
  • cyan-, cyano
  • cyanide poisoning
  • cyanocobalamin
  • cyanosis
  • cycle
  • cyclic adenosine monophosphate
  • cyclic AMP
  • cyclobenzaprine
  • cyclopia
  • cyst
  • cyst-, cysti-, cysto
  • cysteine
  • cystic breast disease
  • cystic duct
  • cystic fibrosis
  • cysticercosis
  • cystic mastitis
  • cystitis
  • cystocele
  • cystogram
  • cystoplegia
  • cystoscopy
  • cyt-, cyto
  • cytochromes
  • cytogenesis
  • cytogenetics
  • cytology
  • cytolysis
  • cytomegalovirus
  • cytoplasm
  • cytotoxic
  • cytotoxic drug
  • D
  • D and C
  • D vitamin
  • dabigatran
  • dacry-, dacryo
  • dacryocystitis
  • dacryopyosis
  • dactyl
  • dactyl-, dactylo
  • dactylomegaly
  • Daltonism
  • dander
  • dandruff
  • dapsone
  • dark adaptation
  • Darvocet
  • Darvon
  • Darvon compound
  • date rape drug
  • day blindness
  • DDAVP
  • d-dimer
  • deaf
  • deafness
  • death
  • death instinct
  • death rattle
  • death wish
  • debility
  • debridement
  • decalcification
  • decapitate
  • decay
  • decerebrate
  • decibel
  • decidua
  • deciduoma
  • deciduous tooth
  • decoagulant
  • decompensation
  • decomposition
  • decompression sickness
  • decongestant
  • decorticate
  • decortication
  • decrudescence
  • decubitus
  • decubitus ulcer
  • decussation
  • defecation
  • defecation reflex
  • defect
  • defense
  • defense mechanism
  • defervescence
  • defibrillation
  • defibrillator
  • deficiency disease
  • deficit
  • deformity
  • degeneration
  • degenerative disorder
  • degloving injury
  • deglutition
  • degustation
  • dehiscence
  • dehydration
  • déjà vu
  • delirium
  • delirium tremens
  • delivery
  • delta rhythm
  • deltoid muscle
  • delusion
  • demand feeding
  • dementia
  • dementia praecox
  • Demerol
  • demineralization
  • demulcent
  • demyelination
  • dendrite
  • dengue
  • dens
  • density
  • dent-, denta-, denti-, dento-
  • dental
  • dental caries
  • dentin
  • dentition
  • denture
  • denudation
  • C2
  • deossification
  • deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA)
  • Depakote
  • dependence
  • depersonalization
  • depilatory
  • depolarization
  • depressant
  • depressed fracture
  • depression
  • derangement
  • dereism
  • derm-, derma-, dermo-, dermato
  • derma
  • dermabrasion
  • dermatitis
  • dermatitis herpetiformis
  • dermatoglyphics
  • dermatologist
  • dermatology
  • dermatome
  • dermatomycosis
  • dermatomyositis
  • dermatosis
  • dermis
  • dermoid cyst
  • DES
  • descending aorta
  • descending colon
  • descensus
  • desensitization
  • desert rheumatism
  • Desert Storm Syndrome
  • desiccation
  • designer drugs
  • desmopressin
  • desmosome
  • desquamation
  • detached retina
  • detoxification
  • deuteranopia
  • devascularization
  • development
  • developmental age
  • deviant
  • deviated septum
  • deviation
  • Devic's syndrome
  • DEXA scan
  • dexamethasone
  • Dexedrine
  • dextr-, dextro
  • dextrality
  • dextrocardia
  • dextrose
  • dhobie itch
  • di-
  • diabetes
  • diabetes insipidus
  • diabetes mellitus
  • diabetic coma
  • diabetic ketoacidosis
  • diabetic nephropathy
  • diabetic neuropathy
  • diabetic retinopathy
  • diagnosis
  • diagnosis-related group
  • dialectical behavioral therapy
  • dialysis
  • diapedesis
  • diaper rash
  • diaphoresis
  • diaphragm
  • diaphragmatic hernia
  • diaphysis
  • diarrhea
  • diastasis recti
  • diastole
  • diathermy
  • diazepam
  • DIC
  • diclofenac sodium
  • diet
  • diethylstilbestrol
  • Dieulafoy's lesion
  • differential blood count
  • differential diagnosis
  • differentiation
  • diffusion
  • Diflucan
  • diflunisal
  • digestion
  • digestive system
  • digestive tube
  • digibind
  • digitalis
  • digitate
  • digoxin
  • Dilantin
  • dilatation
  • dilatation and curettage
  • dilated cardiomyopathy
  • Dilaudid
  • diltiazem
  • dilution
  • Dimetapp
  • dimethyl sulfoxide
  • Diovan
  • dioxin
  • diphenhydramine
  • diphenylhydantoin
  • diphtheria
  • diploid
  • diplomate
  • diplopia
  • dipole
  • dipsomania
  • dis-
  • disability
  • disc
  • discharge
  • discoid lupus erythematosus
  • disease
  • disequilibrium
  • disinfect
  • disinhibition
  • disk
  • dislocation
  • disorder
  • disorganized schizophrenia
  • disorientation
  • dispensary
  • displaced fracture
  • displacement
  • dissection
  • disseminated intravascular coagulation
  • disseminated lupus erythematosus
  • disseminated multiple sclerosis
  • dissociation
  • dissociative disorder
  • dissolution
  • distal
  • distension
  • distilled water
  • disulfiram
  • diuresis
  • diuretic
  • diverticulitis
  • diverticulosis
  • diverticulum
  • dizygotic twins
  • dizziness
  • DLE
  • DMSO
  • DNA
  • DNA microarray
  • DNA polymerase
  • DNI
  • DNR
  • DOA
  • dolor
  • dominance
  • Donnatal
  • donor
  • dopamine
  • dorsal
  • dorsi-, dorso
  • dorsiflexion
  • dorsum
  • dosage
  • dose
  • dosimetry
  • double pneumonia
  • double vision
  • double-blind study
  • douche
  • Down syndrome
  • doxazosin
  • doxepin
  • doxycycline
  • DPH
  • DPT vaccine
  • drain
  • drainage
  • Dramamine
  • dressing
  • Dressler's syndrome
  • drive
  • dronaderone
  • drop attack
  • drop foot
  • dropsy
  • drosophila
  • drug
  • drug abuse
  • drug addiction
  • drug dependence
  • dry socket
  • DTs
  • Duchenne's muscular dystrophy
  • duct
  • duct gland
  • ductless glands
  • ductule
  • ductus arteriosus
  • ductus deferens
  • duke criteria
  • duloxetine
  • dumdum fever
  • dumping syndrome
  • duodenal ulcer
  • duodeno
  • duodenum
  • Dupuytren's contracture
  • dura mater
  • durable power of attorney
  • dwarfism
  • dyadic
  • Dyazide
  • dynamo
  • dys
  • dysaphia
  • dysarthria
  • dysautonomia
  • dyschezia
  • dyscrasia
  • dysentery
  • dysequilibrium
  • dysfunction
  • dysfunctional uterine bleeding
  • dysgenesis
  • dysgraphia
  • dyskinesia
  • dyslexia
  • dyslogia
  • dysmenorrhea
  • dysmetria
  • dysosmia
  • dyspareunia
  • dyspepsia
  • dysphagia
  • dysphasia
  • dysphonia
  • dysplasia
  • dyspnea
  • dyspraxia
  • dysthymia
  • dystocia
  • dystonia
  • dystrophy
  • dysuria
  • E
  • E vitamin
  • EBM
  • ear
  • earache
  • eardrum
  • earwax
  • eating disorder
  • Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group
  • Ebola
  • EBV
  • eccentric
  • ecchymosis
  • eccrine
  • eccrine gland
  • ECF
  • ECG
  • echino
  • echinococcosis
  • echo virus
  • echocardiography
  • echoencephalography
  • echolalia
  • eclampsia
  • ecstasy
  • ecmo
  • ect
  • ectasia
  • ecto
  • ectoderm
  • ectomorph
  • -ectomy
  • ectopia
  • ectopic pregnancy
  • ectro
  • ectrodactyly
  • ectrogeny
  • ectropion
  • eczema
  • edema
  • edentulous
  • EDTA
  • EEG
  • EES
  • effacement
  • effector
  • efferent
  • effervescent
  • Effexor
  • effleurage
  • effusion
  • egg
  • ego
  • ego
  • egomania
  • egophony
  • Ehlers-Danlos syndrome
  • Einthoven
  • Eisenmenger's syndrome
  • ejaculate
  • ejaculation
  • ejaculatory duct
  • EKG
  • elastic
  • elastin
  • elastosis
  • Elavil
  • elbow
  • elbow bones
  • elective
  • electric
  • electric burn
  • electric shock
  • electrical potential
  • electro-
  • electroanesthesia
  • electrocardiogram
  • electrocardiograph
  • electrocardiography
  • electrocautery
  • electrochemical
  • electroconvulsive therapy
  • electrode
  • electroencephalogram
  • electroencephalograph
  • electrolysis
  • electrolyte
  • electrolyte balance
  • electromyogram
  • electron
  • electron microscope
  • electron transport system
  • electronegative
  • electronic fetal monitor
  • electronic medical record
  • electrophoresis
  • electroretinogram
  • electroshock therapy
  • electrosurgery
  • element
  • elementary particles
  • elephantiasis
  • elimination
  • elixir
  • elongation
  • elution
  • emaciation
  • emasculation
  • embalming
  • embolectomy
  • embolism
  • embolus
  • embryo
  • embryo
  • embryogenesis
  • embryology
  • embryonic stem cells
  • emergency
  • emergency medical technician
  • Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act
  • emergency medicine
  • emesis
  • emetic
  • EMG
  • eminence
  • emissary veins
  • emission
  • emmenagogue
  • emmetropia
  • emollient
  • emotion
  • empathy
  • emphysema
  • empiric
  • empyema
  • EMR
  • EMT
  • EMTALA
  • emulsify
  • emulsion
  • en bloc
  • enalapril
  • enamel
  • enanthema
  • enarthrosis
  • encanthis
  • encapsulation
  • encephal-, encephalo
  • encephalitis
  • encephalocele
  • encephalogram
  • encephalomyelitis
  • encephalon
  • encephalopathy
  • enchondroma
  • encopresis
  • encysted
  • end-, endo
  • endarteritis
  • endemic
  • endemic typhus
  • endocarditis
  • endocardium
  • endocervicitis
  • endocranium
  • endocrine gland
  • endocrine system
  • endocrinologist
  • endocrinology
  • endoderm
  • endogenous
  • endogenous depression
  • endometrial
  • endometriosis
  • endometritis
  • endometrium
  • endomorph
  • endomyocarditis
  • endoneurium
  • endorphin
  • endoscopy
  • endosteum
  • endothelium
  • endotoxin
  • endotracheal tube
  • end-plate
  • enema
  • enervation
  • engagement
  • engorge
  • enkephalin
  • enoderm
  • enophthalmos
  • enoxaparin
  • enter-, entero
  • enteric
  • enteric-coated
  • enteritis
  • enterobiasis
  • enterocolitis
  • enterolithiasis
  • enteropathic
  • enteroptosis
  • enterospasm
  • enterostomy
  • enterotoxin
  • entropion
  • entropy
  • enucleation
  • enuresis
  • enzyme
  • eosin
  • eosinopenia
  • eosinophil
  • eosinophilia
  • ep-, epi-
  • ependyma
  • ephedrine
  • epicanthus
  • epicardia
  • epicardium
  • epicondyle
  • epicondylitis
  • epicranium
  • epidemic
  • epidemiology
  • epidermis
  • epididymis
  • epididymitis
  • epidural
  • epidural anesthesia
  • epigastric
  • epiglottis
  • epiglottitis
  • epikeratophakia
  • epilation
  • epilepsy
  • epimysium
  • epinephrine
  • epineurium
  • epiphysis
  • episcleritis
  • episiotomy
  • epispadias
  • epistaxis
  • epithelium
  • eponym
  • epsom salt
  • Epstein-Barr virus
  • Epstein's pearls
  • equilibrium
  • equine encephalitis
  • Erb's palsy
  • erectile dysfunction
  • erectile tissue
  • erection
  • erethism
  • ergo
  • ergocalciferol
  • ergonomics
  • ergot
  • ergotamine
  • ergotism
  • erogenous
  • erosion
  • eroticism
  • eructation
  • eruption
  • erysipelas
  • erysipeloid
  • erythema
  • erythema multiforme
  • erythema nodosum
  • erythro
  • erythroblast
  • erythroblastosis fetalis
  • erythrocyte
  • erythrocyte sedimentation rate
  • erythrocythemia
  • erythrocytosis
  • erythroderma
  • erythromycin
  • erythropoiesis
  • erythropoietin
  • eschar
  • -esis
  • esmolol
  • esophag-, esophago
  • esophagitis
  • esophagoscope
  • esophagus
  • esotropia
  • ESP
  • ESR
  • essential amino acid
  • essential hypertension
  • essential thrombocytosis
  • essential tremor
  • EST
  • Estrace
  • Estraderm
  • estradiol
  • estriol
  • estrogen
  • estrone
  • estrus
  • ethacrynic acid
  • ethanol
  • ether
  • ethical drug
  • ethmoid
  • ethmoid sinus
  • ethyl alcohol
  • ethyl chloride
  • ethylene glycol poisoning
  • etiology
  • etodolac
  • eu-
  • eucapnia
  • eugenics
  • eukaryote
  • eunuch
  • euphoria
  • eustachian tube
  • euthanasia
  • euthymia
  • eventration
  • eversion
  • evidence-based medicine
  • evisceration
  • evoked potential
  • Ewing's sarcoma
  • ex-
  • exacerbation
  • examination
  • exanthem
  • exchange transfusion
  • excision
  • excoriation
  • excrement
  • excrescence
  • excretion
  • exenteration
  • exercise
  • exfoliation
  • exhalation
  • exhaustion
  • exhibitionism
  • exo-
  • exocrine gland
  • exogenous
  • exomphalos
  • exophthalmic goiter
  • exophthalmos
  • exophytic
  • exostosis
  • exotoxin
  • exotropia
  • expander
  • expectorant
  • expectoration
  • expiration
  • exploration
  • expression
  • exsanguination
  • extended care facility
  • extension
  • extensor
  • exteriorize
  • external ear
  • externalize
  • extinction
  • extirpation
  • extra
  • extracellular
  • extracellular fluid
  • extra-corporeal membrane oxygenation
  • extraction
  • extrasensory perception
  • extrasystole
  • extrauterine pregnancy
  • extravasation
  • extremity
  • extrication
  • extroversion
  • extrusion
  • exudation
  • eye
  • eye strain
  • eyebrow
  • eyelash
  • eyelid
  • F
  • F
  • face
  • face lift
  • facet
  • facial nerve
  • facilitation
  • factitious illness
  • factor
  • factor I—factor XIII
  • facultative
  • faculty
  • Fahrenheit
  • failure
  • faint
  • falciform
  • falciform ligament
  • fallopian tube
  • Fallot's syndrome
  • false labor
  • false-negative
  • false-positive
  • familial
  • familial hypercholesterolemia
  • family history
  • family planning
  • family therapy
  • famotidine
  • fantasy
  • farmer's lung
  • farsightedness
  • fascia
  • fascicle
  • fasciitis
  • fascioliasis
  • fasciolopsiasis
  • fast
  • fat
  • fat embolism
  • fat metabolism
  • fatality rate
  • fatigability
  • fatigue
  • fatigue fracture
  • fatty acid
  • fatty liver
  • fauces
  • favism
  • favus
  • FDA
  • Fe
  • febrile
  • febrile seizure
  • fecal impaction
  • fecalith
  • feces
  • fecundity
  • feeblemindedness
  • feedback
  • feeding
  • fee-for-service
  • Feldene
  • fellatio
  • felodipine
  • female
  • feminization
  • femoral artery
  • femoral nerve
  • femoral pulse
  • femur
  • fenestra
  • fenestration
  • fermentation
  • -ferous
  • ferr-, ferri-, ferro
  • ferritin
  • fertile
  • fertile period
  • fertilization
  • fester
  • festination
  • fetal
  • fetal age
  • fetal alcohol syndrome
  • fetal circulation
  • fetal distress
  • fetal heart rate
  • fetal membranes
  • fetal monitor
  • fetal movement
  • fetid
  • fetishism
  • fetishist
  • feto
  • fetology
  • fetometry
  • fetoprotein
  • fetor
  • fetoscope
  • fetoscopy
  • fetus
  • fever
  • fever blister
  • fever of unknown origin
  • fexofenadine
  • FFP
  • fiber
  • fiberoptics
  • fiberscope
  • fibril
  • fibrillation
  • fibrin
  • fibrinogen
  • fibrinolysis
  • fibroadenoma
  • fibroblast
  • fibrocartilage
  • fibrocystic disease of the breast
  • fibrocystic disease of the pancreas
  • fibroid tumor
  • fibroma
  • fibromyalgia
  • fibromyositis
  • fibronectin
  • fibroplasia
  • fibrosis
  • fibrous
  • fibrous joint
  • fibula
  • field
  • fight-or-flight response
  • filariasis
  • filiform
  • fimbria
  • finger
  • Fiorinal
  • first aid
  • fission
  • fissure
  • fistula
  • fit
  • fixation
  • fixed-combination drug
  • flaccid
  • flaccid bladder
  • flaccid paralysis
  • flagellation
  • flagellum
  • Flagyl
  • flank
  • flap
  • flare
  • flaring
  • flatfoot
  • flatulence
  • flatus
  • flavin
  • flecainide
  • Flexeril
  • flexion
  • flexor
  • flexure
  • floater
  • flocculation
  • Flonase
  • Flovent
  • flu
  • fluconazole
  • fluke
  • flumazenil
  • flunisolide
  • fluorescein
  • fluorescence
  • fluoridation
  • fluorine
  • fluorocarbon
  • fluoroquinolone
  • fluoroscopy
  • fluorosis
  • fluoxetine hydrochloride
  • fluphenazine
  • flurazepam
  • flush
  • fluticasone propionate
  • flutter
  • flux
  • focal distance
  • focal seizure
  • focus
  • fold
  • folic acid
  • folie
  • folie à deux
  • folk medicine
  • follicle
  • follicle-stimulating hormone
  • folliculitis
  • fomentation
  • fomes
  • fondaparinux
  • fontanel
  • food allergy
  • Food and Drug Administration
  • food poisoning
  • foot
  • foot-and-mouth disease
  • footdrop
  • foramen
  • forced feeding
  • forceps
  • forceps delivery
  • forearm
  • forebrain
  • forensic medicine
  • foreskin
  • formaldehyde
  • formalin
  • formication
  • formula
  • fornix
  • Fosamax
  • fosinopril
  • fossa
  • Fournier's gangrene
  • fovea
  • fracture
  • complete fracture
  • complicated fracture
  • compound fracture
  • compression fracture
  • depressed fracture
  • displaced fracture
  • greenstick fracture
  • impacted fracture
  • incomplete fracture
  • simple fracture
  • frank breech
  • fraternal twins
  • freckle
  • free association
  • free radical
  • fremitus
  • frenulum
  • frequency
  • fresh frozen plasma
  • Freudian
  • Friedreich's ataxia
  • frontal
  • frontal lobe
  • frontal sinus
  • frostbite
  • frottage
  • fructose
  • fructosuria
  • FSH
  • fugue
  • fulminant
  • functional disorder
  • fundus
  • fungal infection
  • fungus
  • funiculitis
  • funny bone
  • FUO
  • furosemide
  • furry tongue
  • furuncle
  • furunculosis
  • fusiform
  • fusion
  • futile care
  • G
  • GABA
  • gabapentin
  • gadolinium
  • gag
  • gag reflex
  • gait
  • galactagogue
  • galactocele
  • galactorrhea
  • galactose
  • galactosemia
  • gall
  • gallbladder
  • gallop
  • gallop rhythm
  • gallstone
  • galvanic skin response
  • Gamblers Anonymous
  • gamete
  • gameto
  • gametocide
  • gametogenesis
  • gamma globulin
  • gamma ray
  • gamma- aminobutyric acid
  • gammopathy
  • gangli-, ganglio
  • ganglion
  • gangliosidosis
  • gangrene
  • gap junction
  • gargoylism
  • gas
  • gas embolism
  • gas gangrene
  • gastr-, gastro
  • gastrectomy
  • gastric
  • gastric bypass
  • gastric digestion
  • gastric juice
  • gastric lavage
  • gastric ulcer
  • gastrin
  • gastritis
  • gastrocnemius
  • gastroenteritis
  • gastroenterologist
  • gastroenterology
  • gastroenterostomy
  • gastroesophageal reflux
  • gastrogavage
  • gastrointestinal
  • gastrointestinal tract
  • gastroparesis
  • gastroscopy
  • gastrostomy
  • gastrula
  • gatekeeper
  • Gaucher's disease
  • gavage
  • G-CSF
  • gelatin
  • gemfibrozil
  • gender
  • gender identity
  • gender role
  • gene
  • gene splicing
  • gene therapy
  • general anesthesia
  • generalized seizure
  • generic
  • genesis
  • -genesis
  • genetic
  • genetic counseling
  • genetic disease
  • genetic engineering
  • Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act
  • genetic marker
  • genetic screening
  • genetics
  • -genic
  • geniculum
  • genital herpes
  • genital phase
  • genitalia
  • genitourinary
  • genome
  • genomics
  • genotype
  • gentamicin
  • gentian violet
  • genu vulgum
  • geographic medicine
  • geriatrics
  • germ
  • germ cell
  • German measles
  • gerontology
  • Gestaltism
  • gestation
  • gestational age
  • GH
  • GHRF
  • GI
  • GI series
  • giardiasis
  • gibbus
  • gigantism
  • Gilles de la Tourette syndrome
  • gingiva
  • gingivitis
  • girdle
  • glabella
  • gland
  • glanders
  • glandular fever
  • glans
  • glaucoma
  • gleet
  • glenoid cavity
  • glia
  • gliding joint
  • glimepiride
  • glioma
  • glipizide
  • global health
  • globin
  • globulin
  • globus hystericus
  • glomerular capsule
  • glomerular filtration rate
  • glomerulonephritis
  • glomerulus
  • glomus
  • glossa
  • glossalgia
  • glossitis
  • glossolalia
  • glossopharyngeal
  • glossopharyngeal nerve
  • glossoptosis
  • glossopyrosis
  • glottis
  • glucagon
  • glucocorticoid
  • gluconeogenesis
  • Glucophage
  • glucose
  • glucose tolerance test
  • glucosuria
  • Glucotrol
  • glutamic acid
  • gluteal
  • gluten
  • gluten-free diet
  • gluteus
  • glyburide
  • -glycemia
  • glycerine
  • glycerol
  • glycine
  • glycogen
  • glycogen-storage diseases
  • glycogenesis
  • glycogenolysis
  • glycolysis
  • glycosuria
  • goiter
  • gold
  • Golgi apparatus
  • Golgi cells
  • Golytely
  • gonad
  • gonadotropin
  • gonococcus
  • gonorrhea
  • goose bump
  • Gottron's papules
  • gout
  • graafian follicle
  • gracilis
  • gradient
  • graft
  • graft-vs.-host-disease
  • -gram
  • Gram's stain
  • grand mal
  • granulation
  • granule
  • granulocyte
  • granulocyte-colony stimulating factor
  • granulocytic leukemia
  • granulocytopenia
  • granuloma
  • granuloma inguinale
  • granulomatosis
  • granulomatosis with polyan-giitis
  • graphospasm
  • grass
  • Graves's disease
  • gravid
  • gravid-, -gravida
  • gravida
  • gray matter
  • green monkey disease
  • greenstick fracture
  • grief
  • grippe
  • groin
  • groove
  • gross
  • gross anatomy
  • group therapy
  • growth
  • growth hormone
  • growth-hormone-releasing factor
  • GSF
  • GU
  • guanine
  • gubernaculum
  • guiac test
  • guided imagery
  • Guillain-Barre syndrome
  • gullet
  • gum
  • gumboil
  • gumma
  • gustation
  • gustatory organ
  • gut
  • GVHD
  • gyn-, gyne-, gyneco-, gyno-
  • gynecologist
  • gynecology
  • gynecomastia
  • gyrus
  • H
  • H vitamin
  • HAART
  • habit
  • habitual abortion
  • habituation
  • habitus
  • hair
  • hair cells
  • hair follicle
  • hairy tongue
  • Halcion
  • Haldol
  • half-life
  • halitosis
  • halitus
  • hallucination
  • hallucinogen
  • hallucinosis
  • hallux
  • halogen
  • haloperidol
  • halophil
  • halothane
  • hamartia
  • hamartoma
  • hamate bone
  • Hamman-Rich syndrome
  • hammertoe
  • hamstring muscle
  • hamstring tendon
  • hand
  • handedness
  • handicap
  • hangnail
  • Hansen's disease
  • hanta virus
  • HAPE
  • haploid
  • haptoglobin
  • hard palate
  • hardening of the arteries
  • harelip
  • Hartnup disease
  • Hashimoto's disease
  • hashish
  • haustrum
  • Haverhill A fever
  • Haversian canal
  • Haversian system
  • hay fever
  • HB
  • HCAP
  • HCG
  • HDL
  • head
  • headache
  • healing
  • healing touch
  • health care-associated pneumonia
  • Health Maintenance Organization
  • hearing
  • hearing aid
  • hearing impairment
  • heart
  • heart attack
  • heart block
  • heart failure
  • heart massage
  • heart murmur
  • heart rate
  • heart sound
  • heart surgery
  • heart valve
  • heartburn
  • heart-lung machine
  • heat exhaustion
  • heat rash
  • heatstroke
  • hebephrenia
  • Heberden node
  • heel
  • Hegar's sign
  • Heimlich maneuver
  • heliation
  • Helicobacter pylori
  • heliotrope rash
  • helix
  • helminth
  • helminthiasis
  • heloma
  • helper Τ cell
  • hem-, hema-, hemato-,
  • hemagglutination
  • hemangioma
  • hemarthrosis
  • hematemesis
  • hematin
  • hematinic
  • hematochezia
  • hematocoele
  • hematocolpometra
  • hematocrit
  • hematocytopenia
  • hematogen
  • hematohidrosis
  • hematologist
  • hematology
  • hematoma
  • hematopoiesis
  • hematuria
  • heme
  • hemeralopia
  • hemi
  • hemianopia
  • hemic
  • hemicrania
  • hemiplegia
  • hemisphere
  • hemochromatosis
  • hemodialysis
  • hemodynamics
  • hemoglobin
  • hemoglobinemia
  • hemoglobinopathy
  • hemoglobinuria
  • hemolysin
  • hemolysis
  • hemolytic anemia
  • hemolytic-uremic syndrome
  • hemophilia
  • hemoptysis
  • hemorrhage
  • hemorrhagic fever
  • hemorrhoid
  • hemorrhoidectomy
  • hemosiderosis
  • hemostasis
  • hemostat
  • hemothorax
  • Henle's loop
  • Henoch-Schonlein Purpura
  • heparin
  • heparin-induced thrombocytopenia
  • hepat-, hepato
  • hepatic
  • hepatic duct
  • hepatic portal system
  • hepatitis
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatitis D
  • Hepatitis E
  • hepatocyte
  • hepatolenticular degeneration
  • hepatoma
  • hepatomegaly
  • hepatotoxic
  • hereditary
  • heredity
  • hermaphrodite
  • hernia
  • herniated disc
  • heroin
  • herpangia
  • herpes
  • herpes genitalis
  • herpes simplex
  • herpes simplex 2
  • herpes zoster
  • herpes zoster virus
  • herpetic whitlow
  • heterogeneous
  • heterogenous
  • heterograft
  • heterophil test
  • heteroploidy
  • heterosexual
  • heterozygous
  • Hg
  • hiatus
  • hiatus hernia
  • hiccup
  • hidradenitis suppurativa
  • hidrosis
  • hidrotic
  • high altitude pulmonary edema
  • high blood pressure
  • high density lipoprotein
  • highly active antiretroviral therapy
  • high-protein diet
  • hilus
  • hindbrain
  • hinge joint
  • hip
  • hip joint
  • hippocampus
  • Hippocratic Oath
  • Hirschsprung's disease
  • hirsutism
  • hist-, histio-, histo
  • histamine
  • histamine blocker
  • histidine
  • histiocytic leukemia (hĭs'tē-ə-sĭt’ĭk)
  • histochemistry
  • histocompatibility
  • histology
  • histoplasmosis
  • HIT
  • HIV
  • hives
  • HOCM
  • Hodgkin's disease
  • holistic medicine
  • home health care
  • homeopathy
  • homeostasis
  • homocysteine
  • homogeneous
  • homogenous
  • homograft
  • homologous
  • homosexual
  • homozygous
  • homunculus
  • hookworm disease
  • hordeolum
  • hormone
  • Horner's syndrome
  • horny layer
  • horripilation
  • hospice
  • host
  • hot flash
  • human bite
  • HPV
  • human chorionic gonadotropin
  • human immunodeficiency virus
  • human papilloma virus
  • humerus
  • humor
  • humpback
  • hunger
  • Huntington's chorea
  • Hurler's syndrome
  • Hutchison-Gilford Syndrome
  • hyalin
  • hyaline cartilage
  • hyaline membrane disease
  • hyaloid membrane
  • hyaluronic acid
  • hyaluronidase
  • hybrid
  • hydantoin
  • hydatid
  • hydatid disease
  • hydatid mole
  • hydatidosis
  • hydralazine
  • hydraminios
  • hydrarthrosis
  • hydration
  • hydremia
  • hydroa
  • hydrocarbon
  • hydrocele
  • hydrocephalus
  • hydrochloric acid
  • hydrochlorothiazide
  • hydrocodone
  • hydrocodone w/acetaminophen
  • hydrocortisone
  • hydrogen
  • hydrogen bond
  • hydrogen peroxide
  • hydrolysis
  • hydromorphone
  • hydronephrosis
  • hydrophilic
  • hydrophobia
  • hydrophobic
  • hydrops
  • hydrotherapy
  • hydrothorax
  • hydroxyapatite
  • hydroxyzine
  • hygiene hypothesis
  • hymen
  • hyoid bone
  • hyoscine
  • hyoscyamine
  • hyper-
  • hyperactivity
  • hyperadrenalism
  • hyperadrenocorticism
  • hyperaldosteronism
  • hyperalimentation
  • hyperbaric chamber
  • hyperbetalipoproteinemia
  • hyperbilirubinemia
  • hyperbilirubinemia of the newborn
  • hypercalcemia
  • hypercalciuria
  • hypercapnia
  • hypercholesterolemia
  • hyperdactyly
  • hyperemesis
  • hyperemia
  • hyperglycemia
  • hyperhidrosis
  • hyperinsulinism
  • hyperkalemia
  • hyperkinetic syndrome
  • hyperlipoproteinemia
  • hypermotility
  • hypernatremia
  • hypernea
  • hyperopia
  • hyperosmolar coma
  • hyperparathyroidism
  • hyperpigmentation
  • hyperpituitarism
  • hyperplasia
  • hyperpyrexia
  • hypersensitivity reaction
  • hypersplenism
  • hypertension
  • hyperthermia
  • hyperthyroidism
  • hypertonic
  • hypertrichosis
  • hypertriglyceridemia
  • hypertrophic obstructive car-diomyopathy
  • hypertrophy
  • hyperventilation
  • hypervitaminosis
  • hypervolemia
  • hypesthesia
  • hyphema
  • hypnagogue
  • hypnosis
  • hypnotherapy
  • hypo-
  • hypoadrenalism
  • hypobetalipoproteinemia
  • hypocalcemia
  • hypocapnia
  • hypochondriasis
  • hypodermic
  • hypogammaglobulinemia
  • hypoglossal nerve
  • hypoglycemia
  • hypoglycemic agent
  • hypokalemia
  • hypollpoproteinemia
  • hyponatremia
  • hypoparathyroidism
  • hypophysis
  • hypopigmentation
  • hypoplasia
  • hypoplastic dwarf
  • hypopnea
  • hypoproteinemia
  • hyposmia
  • hypospadias
  • hypotension
  • hypothalamus
  • hypothermia
  • hypothrombinemia
  • hypothyroidism
  • hypotonic
  • hypovitaminosis
  • hypovolemic shock
  • hypoxia
  • hysterectomy
  • hysteria
  • hystero
  • hysterosalpingogram
  • hysteroscopy
  • hysterotomy
  • I
  • -iasis
  • iatrogenic
  • Ibuprofen
  • ICD
  • ichthammol
  • ichthyosis
  • ICSH
  • ictero
  • icterus
  • icterus neonatorum
  • ictus
  • ICU
  • id
  • ideation
  • identical twins
  • identification
  • identity crisis
  • idiopathic
  • idiosyncrasy
  • idiot savant
  • Ig
  • IgA
  • IgD
  • IgE
  • IgG
  • IgM
  • IGRA
  • ileitis
  • ileo
  • ileocecal valve
  • ileostomy
  • ileum
  • ileus
  • iliac arteries
  • iliac veins
  • ilio
  • iliotibial band syndrome
  • ilium
  • illness
  • illusion
  • imagery
  • imbibition
  • imbrication
  • Imdur
  • imipramine
  • Imitrex
  • immersion
  • imminent abortion
  • immiscible
  • immobilization
  • immune
  • immune gamma globulin
  • immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome
  • immune response
  • immune system
  • immune thrombocytopenic purpura
  • immunity
  • immunization
  • immunoassay
  • immunocompetent
  • immunocompromised
  • immunodeficiency
  • immunogen
  • immunoglobulin
  • immunoglobulin A
  • immunoglobulin D
  • immunoglobulin E
  • immunoglobulin G
  • immunoglobulin M
  • immunologist
  • immunology
  • immunosuppression
  • immunosuppressive
  • impacted tooth
  • impaction
  • impairment
  • impedance
  • imperforate
  • imperforate anus
  • impermeable
  • impetigo
  • implant
  • implantable cardiac defibrillator
  • implantation
  • impotence
  • impregnate
  • impression
  • impulse
  • Imuran
  • in situ
  • in utero
  • in vitro
  • in vivo
  • inactivation
  • inactive colon
  • inanition
  • inborn
  • inborn error of metabolism
  • inbreeding
  • incest
  • incidence
  • incision
  • incisor
  • incisure
  • inclusion
  • incoherent
  • incompatibility
  • incompetence
  • incompetent cervix
  • incompetent patient
  • incomplete abortion
  • incomplete fracture
  • incontinence
  • incoordination
  • incubation period
  • incubator
  • incurable
  • incus
  • Inderal
  • index case
  • index finger
  • indication
  • indicator
  • indigenous
  • indigestion
  • indolent
  • indomethacin
  • induce
  • induced abortion
  • induction of labor
  • induration
  • industrial disease
  • inebriation
  • inelastic
  • inert
  • inertia
  • infant
  • infant death
  • infant feeding
  • infant mortality rate
  • infantile paralysis
  • infantilism
  • infarct
  • infarction
  • infect
  • infection
  • infectious
  • infectious disease
  • infectious hepatitis
  • infectious mononucleosis
  • infectious polyneuritis
  • inferior
  • inferior vena cava
  • inferior vena cava filter
  • infertility
  • infestation
  • infiltration
  • inflammation
  • inflammatory bowel disease
  • influenza
  • informed consent
  • infra
  • infrared therapy
  • infundibulum
  • infusion
  • ingesta
  • ingestion
  • ingrown hair
  • ingrown toenail
  • inguinal
  • inguinal hernia
  • INH
  • inhalation
  • inhalation anesthesia
  • inhalation therapy
  • inherent
  • inheritance
  • inherited disorder
  • inhibition
  • inion
  • injection
  • injury
  • innate
  • innate immunity
  • innervate
  • innervation
  • innocuous
  • innominate artery
  • innominate bone
  • inoculation
  • inoculum
  • inotropic
  • insanity
  • insemination
  • insertion
  • insidious
  • insoluble
  • insomnia
  • inspiration
  • instinct
  • insufflation
  • insulin
  • insulin shock
  • integration
  • integrin
  • integument
  • integumentary system
  • intellect
  • intellectualization
  • intelligence
  • intelligence quotient
  • intensive care unit
  • inter-
  • intercellular space
  • intercourse
  • interferon
  • interferon gamma release assays
  • intern
  • internal
  • internal injury
  • internal medicine
  • internalization
  • interneuron
  • internist
  • interoceptor
  • interpersonal therapy
  • intersex
  • interstice
  • interstitial cell-stimulating hormone
  • interstitial cystitis
  • interstitial fluid
  • interstitial plasma cell pneumonia
  • interstitial pneumonia
  • intertrigo
  • interval
  • intervertebral
  • intervertebral disc
  • intestinal flora
  • intestinal flu
  • intestinal juice
  • intestinal obstruction
  • intestine
  • intima
  • intoxication
  • intra-
  • intracellular
  • intracellular fluid
  • intracerebral
  • intracranial
  • intracranial aneurysm
  • intractable
  • intracutaneous, intradermal
  • intradermal test
  • intramuscular
  • intraocular lens
  • intraocular pressure
  • intraosseous
  • intrauterine device (IUD)
  • intravasation
  • intravenous
  • intravenous feeding
  • intravenous immunoglobulin
  • intravenous injection
  • intravenous pyelography
  • intrinsic factor
  • introitus
  • introversion
  • intubation
  • intumescence
  • intussusception
  • invagination
  • invasive
  • inversion
  • involuntary
  • involuntary muscle
  • involution
  • iodine
  • iodopsin
  • ion
  • ionic bond
  • ipecac
  • ipratropium bromide
  • IPV
  • IQ
  • iridectomy
  • iridocyclitis
  • iridokeratitis
  • iridoncus
  • iridotomy
  • IRIS
  • iris
  • iritis
  • iron
  • iron-deficiency anemia
  • iron lung
  • iron-storage disease
  • irradiation
  • irreducible
  • irreversible
  • irrigation
  • irritable bowel syndrome
  • irritant
  • ischemia
  • ischium
  • islands of Langerhans
  • -ism
  • iso
  • isoagglutination
  • isoantibody
  • isograft
  • isolation
  • isomer
  • isometric exercises
  • isoniazid
  • isosorbide dinitrate
  • isosorbide mononitrate
  • isotonic
  • isotonic exercises
  • isotope
  • isthmus
  • itch
  • -itis
  • ITP
  • IUD
  • IV
  • IVP
  • J
  • jacket
  • Jacksonian epilepsy
  • Jacquemier's sign
  • jactitation
  • Jakob-Creutzfeldt disease
  • jamais vu
  • jargon
  • Jarisch-Herxheimer reaction
  • Jarvik heart
  • jaundice
  • jaundice of the newborn
  • jaw
  • jejune
  • jejunitis
  • jejuno-
  • jejunoileitis
  • jejunum
  • jet lag
  • jock itch
  • joint
  • Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Care Associations
  • jugular
  • jugular veins
  • jugular venous pressure
  • juice
  • jumentous
  • junction
  • juvenile
  • juvenile diabetes
  • juvenile rheumatoid arthritis
  • juxta-
  • juxtaposition
  • K
  • K
  • Κ vitamin
  • Kakke disease
  • kala-azar
  • kalemia
  • kaliuresis
  • kallikrein
  • kaolin
  • Kaposi's sarcoma
  • karyo-
  • karyokinesis
  • karyolymph
  • karyolysis
  • karyon
  • karyoplasm
  • karyotype
  • karyotyping
  • kava
  • Kawasaki disease
  • Kayser-Fleischer ring
  • Keflex, Keflin, Keftab
  • Kegel exercises
  • keloid
  • Kelvin
  • Kenalog
  • kerat-, kerato
  • keratalgia
  • keratectasia
  • keratin
  • keratinization
  • keratinocyte
  • keratitis
  • keratoacanthoma
  • keratocoele
  • keratoconjunctivitis
  • keratoconus
  • keratoderma
  • keratoiritis
  • keratomalacia
  • keratomycosis
  • keratonosis
  • keratonosus
  • keratopathy
  • keratoplasty
  • keratorhexis
  • keratoscleritis
  • keratoscopy
  • keratosis
  • actinic keratosis
  • keratosis follicularis
  • seborrheic keratosis
  • kerion
  • kernicterus
  • Kernig's sign
  • keroid
  • ketamine hydrochloride
  • ketoacidosis
  • ketoaciduria
  • ketone
  • ketone bodies
  • ketonemia
  • ketonuria
  • ketorolac tromethamine
  • ketosis
  • kidney
  • kidney failure
  • kidney stone
  • kilo-
  • kinanesthesia
  • kine-, kinesio
  • kinematics
  • kinesiology
  • kinesthesia
  • kinetics
  • kinetosis
  • kinin
  • kissing disease
  • klebsiella
  • kleptomania
  • Klinefelter's syndrome
  • Klonopin
  • knee
  • knee joint
  • kneecap
  • knee-jerk reflex
  • knock-knee
  • knuckle
  • koilonychla
  • Koplik's spots
  • Korsakoff's psychosis
  • kraurosis
  • Krebs cycle
  • Kupffer's cells
  • kuru
  • Kussmaul respiration
  • Kussmaul's sign
  • kwashiorkor
  • Kwell
  • kyphosis
  • L
  • labetalol
  • labia majora
  • labia minora
  • labile
  • labio
  • labium
  • labor
  • labor coach
  • labor pain
  • labrum
  • labyrinth
  • labyrinthitis
  • laceration
  • lacrimal
  • lacrimal apparatus
  • lacrimal bone
  • lacrimal gland
  • lacrimal sac
  • lacrimation
  • lactalbumin
  • lactase
  • lactase deficiency
  • lactation
  • lacteal
  • lactic
  • lactic acid
  • lactiferous
  • lactiferous duct
  • lactifuge
  • lactobacillus
  • lactogen
  • lactogenic hormone
  • lactose
  • lactose intolerance
  • lactosuria
  • lacuna
  • laetrile
  • lagophthalmos
  • lal-, lalio-, lalo
  • lallation
  • Lamarckism
  • Lamaze method of childbirth
  • lambdacism
  • Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome
  • lamella
  • lamina
  • laminectomy
  • lance
  • lancinating
  • landmark
  • Lanoxin
  • lansoprazole
  • lanugo
  • laparo
  • laparoscopy
  • laparotomy
  • large intestine
  • larva
  • laryngectomy
  • laryngismus
  • laryngitis
  • laryngo
  • laryngopharyngeal
  • laryngopharyngitis
  • laryngoscope
  • laryngospasm
  • laryngotracheobronchitis
  • larynx
  • laser
  • Lasix
  • lassa fever
  • latanoprost
  • latency phase
  • latent
  • latent tuberculosis infection
  • latent schizophrenia
  • lateral
  • latero
  • latrodectism
  • laughing gas
  • lavage
  • law
  • laxation
  • laxative
  • layer
  • LDL
  • L-Dopa
  • LE
  • lead
  • lead poisoning
  • leaflet
  • learning disability
  • Leboyer method of childbirth
  • lecithin
  • leech
  • left atrioventricular valve
  • left-handedness
  • left ventricular assist device
  • leg
  • Legionnaire's disease
  • leio
  • leiomyoma
  • leiomyosarcoma
  • Leishmaniasis
  • Lemierre's syndrome
  • lens
  • lens implant
  • lentigo
  • leontiasis
  • leper
  • leprosy
  • -lepsia, -lepsis, -lepsy
  • leptin
  • lepto
  • leptomeninges
  • leptomeningitis
  • leptons
  • leptospirosis
  • leresis
  • lesbian
  • Lesch-Nyhan syndrome
  • lesion
  • let-down
  • lethal
  • lethal dose
  • lethal gene
  • lethargy
  • leucine
  • leukemia
  • leuko
  • leukocyte
  • leukocytosis
  • leukoderma
  • leukoencephalitis
  • leukoma
  • leukonychia
  • leukopenia
  • leukoplakia
  • leukopoiesis
  • leukorrhea
  • leukotomy
  • leukotrichia
  • Levaquin
  • levator
  • levitiracetam
  • levo
  • levodopa
  • levofloxacin
  • levothyroxine
  • Levoxyl
  • levulose
  • Leydig cells
  • LGV
  • LH
  • Li
  • libido
  • lichen
  • lichen planus
  • lichenification
  • lidocaine
  • lien
  • lieno
  • ligament
  • ligand
  • ligation
  • ligature
  • light adaptation
  • light diet
  • light reflex
  • lightening
  • limb
  • limbic encephalitis
  • limbic system
  • limbus
  • line
  • linezolid
  • lingua
  • lingual
  • lingula
  • linguo
  • liniment
  • linked genes
  • lip
  • lipase
  • lipemia
  • lipid
  • lipidosis
  • Lipitor
  • lipo
  • lipodystrophy
  • lipofuscin
  • lipolysis
  • lipoma
  • lipomatosis
  • lipophilic
  • lipoprotein
  • liposarcoma
  • liposome
  • liquefaction
  • liquid diet
  • liquor
  • lisinopril
  • lisinopril/hydrochlorothiazide
  • listeriosis
  • lithiasis
  • lithium
  • lithium carbonate
  • lithotomy
  • lithotomy position
  • lithuresis
  • live birth
  • livedo
  • liver
  • liver abscess
  • liver cancer
  • living will
  • Lo/Ovral
  • lobar pneumonia
  • lobe
  • lobectomy
  • lobotomy
  • lobule
  • local
  • local anesthesia
  • local anesthetic
  • localization
  • lochia
  • locked-in state
  • lockjaw
  • locomotion
  • loculus
  • locus
  • locus of infection
  • Loestrin
  • Lofgren's syndrome
  • logo
  • logorrhea
  • loin
  • Lomotil
  • long-acting
  • long QT syndrome
  • long-term care
  • loop
  • Lopid
  • Lopressor
  • loratadine
  • lorazepam
  • lordosis
  • losartan
  • Lotensin
  • lotion
  • Lotrel
  • Lotrisone
  • Lou Gehrig's disease
  • lovastatin
  • low density lipoprotein
  • low-birth-weight infant
  • lower respiratory tract
  • low-fat diet
  • low-sodium diet
  • LSD
  • lucid
  • Ludwig's angina
  • lumbago
  • lumbar
  • lumbar nerves
  • lumbar plexus
  • lumbar puncture
  • lumbo
  • lumbosacral
  • lumbosacral plexus
  • lumbus
  • lumen
  • luminescence
  • lumpectomy
  • lumpy jaw
  • lunate bone
  • lung
  • lung cancer
  • lupus
  • lupus pernio
  • lupus vulgaris
  • luteal phase
  • luteinizing hormone
  • luteotropin
  • luxation
  • LVAD
  • Lyme borreliosis
  • lymph
  • lymph node
  • lymph-, lympho
  • lymphadenitis
  • lymphadenopathy
  • lymphangiectasis
  • lymphangioma
  • lymphangitis
  • lymphatic system
  • lymphedema
  • lymphocyte
  • lymphocytopenia
  • lymphogranuloma venereum
  • lymphokine
  • lymphoma
  • lymphopoiesis
  • lymphuria
  • lyophilization
  • lysergic acid diethylamide
  • lysine
  • lysine intolerance
  • lysinemia
  • lysis
  • lysogenic
  • lysosome
  • lysozyme
  • M
  • macerate
  • macr-, macro
  • macrencephaly
  • Macrobid
  • macrocephaly
  • macrocyte
  • macrocytic anemia
  • Macrodantin
  • macroglobulin
  • macroglobulinemia
  • macroglossia
  • macrophage
  • macula
  • macula lutea
  • macule
  • mad cow disease
  • magnesium
  • magnesium sulfate
  • magnetic resonance imaging
  • major affective disorder
  • major surgery
  • mala
  • malabsorption
  • malabsorption syndrome
  • malacia
  • malaise
  • malaria
  • malathion poisoning
  • male
  • malformation
  • malfunction
  • malignant
  • malignant hypertension
  • malignant hyperthermia
  • malignant neoplasm
  • malignant neuroma
  • malingering
  • malleable
  • malleolus
  • malleus
  • malnutrition
  • malocclusion
  • Malphigian corpuscle
  • malpractice
  • Malta fever
  • mamm-, mammo
  • mamma
  • mammary glands
  • mammogram
  • mammography
  • managed care organization
  • mandible
  • maneuver
  • manganese
  • mania
  • manic-depressive
  • manic-depressive psychosis
  • manipulation
  • mannitol
  • manubrium
  • maims
  • MAO
  • MAO inhibitor
  • maple syrup urine disease
  • mapping
  • maprotiline
  • marasmus
  • marble bone disease
  • Marburg disease
  • Marfan's syndrome
  • Marie-Strumpell disease
  • marijuana
  • marrow
  • Marseilles fever
  • marsupialize
  • masculinization
  • mask
  • mask of pregnancy
  • masochism
  • massage
  • mast cell
  • mastalgia
  • mastectomy
  • modified radical mastectomy
  • radical mastectomy
  • simple mastectomy
  • mastication
  • mastitis
  • mastocytosis
  • mastoid
  • mastoidectomy
  • mastoiditis
  • masturbation
  • materia medica
  • maternal
  • maternal-infant bonding
  • matrix
  • maturation
  • maxilla
  • maxillary artery
  • maxillary sinus
  • maxillo
  • Maxzide
  • McArdle's disease
  • McBurney's point
  • measles
  • meatus
  • mebendazole
  • mechanical ventilation
  • mechanism
  • Meckel's diverticulum
  • meclizine
  • meclofenamate
  • meconium
  • medi-, medio
  • medial
  • MediAlert ID
  • mediastinum
  • Medicaid
  • medical examiner
  • Medicare
  • medication
  • medicine
  • medico-
  • medicolegal
  • Mediterranean anemia
  • Mediterranean fever
  • medium
  • medroxyprogesterone
  • medulla
  • medulla oblongata
  • medullary
  • mega-, megalo
  • megacolon
  • megakaryocyte
  • megaloblast
  • megaloblastic anemia
  • megalomania
  • -megaly
  • megavitamin therapy
  • megestrol
  • megrim
  • meibomian cyst
  • Meigs’ syndrome
  • meiosis
  • melancholia
  • melanin
  • melanocyte
  • melanocyte-stimulating hormone
  • melanoderma
  • melanoma
  • melanosis
  • melanosome
  • melasma
  • melatonin
  • melena
  • melioidosis
  • membrane
  • membranous labyrinth
  • memory
  • menarche
  • Mendelism
  • Mendel's laws
  • Meniere's disease
  • meninges
  • meningioma
  • meningism
  • meningitis
  • meningo
  • meningocele
  • meniscectomy
  • meniscus
  • menopause
  • menorrhagia
  • menostasis
  • menses
  • menstrual cycle
  • menstrual flow
  • menstrual phase
  • menstruation
  • mental
  • mental age
  • mental block
  • mental disorder
  • mental retardation
  • mentation
  • mento
  • mentum
  • meperidine
  • meprobamate
  • Mepron
  • meralgia
  • mercury
  • mercury poisoning
  • mercy killing
  • meromelia
  • merozoite
  • mescaline
  • mesencephalon
  • mesenchyme
  • mesentery
  • mesial
  • mesocolon
  • mesoderm
  • mesomorph
  • mesosalpinx
  • mesothelioma
  • messenger RNA
  • metabolic rate
  • metabolic syndrome
  • metabolism
  • metabolite
  • metacarpus
  • metagenomics
  • metamorphopsia
  • metamorphosis
  • metaphase
  • metaphysis
  • metaplasia
  • metaproterenol
  • metastasis
  • metatarsus
  • metencephalon
  • meteortropism
  • metformin
  • methadone
  • methamphetamine
  • methanol
  • methaqualone
  • methenamine
  • methicillin
  • methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus
  • methionine
  • methocarbamol
  • methodology
  • methotrexate
  • methyclothiazide
  • methyl salicylate
  • methyl testosterone
  • methyldopa
  • methylene blue
  • methylphenidate
  • metoprolol
  • metralgia
  • metritis
  • metroptosis
  • metrorrhagia
  • Mevacor
  • mexiletine
  • Mg
  • MH
  • MI
  • Miacalcin
  • micelle
  • micr-, micro
  • microbe
  • microbiology
  • microbiome
  • microbrachia
  • microcephaly
  • microcytosis
  • microdactyly
  • microfilament
  • microglia
  • microgram
  • micrometer
  • Micronase
  • micronutrient
  • microorganism
  • microphage
  • microphallus
  • microphthalmos
  • microscope
  • microscopic
  • microscopic anatomy
  • microscopy
  • microsomia
  • microsurgery
  • microtubule
  • microvillus
  • micturition
  • micturition reflex
  • midazolam
  • midbrain
  • middle ear
  • midwife
  • Mifepristone
  • migraine
  • migration
  • mild cognitive impairment
  • milia
  • miliaria
  • miliary tuberculosis
  • milk
  • milk of magnesia
  • milk sugar
  • milk tooth
  • milk-ejection reflex
  • millimole
  • milrinone
  • Miltown
  • Minamata disease
  • mind-body medicine
  • mineral
  • mineral deficiency
  • mineral oil
  • mineralocorticoid
  • minimally invasive surgery
  • minocycline
  • minor surgery
  • minoxidil
  • miosis
  • miotic
  • mirage
  • miscarriage
  • miscible
  • mite
  • mitochondrion
  • mitogen
  • mitosis
  • mitral valve
  • mitral valve prolapse
  • mitral valve stenosis
  • mittelschmerz
  • Mn
  • Modicon
  • modified radical mastectomy
  • Moeller's glossitis
  • moiety
  • molar
  • molar pregnancy
  • mole
  • molecule
  • molecular genetics
  • molluscum
  • molluscum contagiosum
  • Mongolian spot
  • monilia
  • moniliasis
  • Monistat
  • monitrice
  • monoamine oxidase
  • monoamine oxidase
  • monoblast
  • monoblastic leukemia
  • monoclonal
  • monoclonal antibody
  • monocyte
  • monocytic leukemia
  • monocytosis
  • mononeuropathy
  • mononuclear
  • mononucleosis
  • monoplegia
  • Monopril
  • monorchism
  • monosaccharide
  • monosomy
  • monovalent
  • monozygotic twins
  • mons
  • Montgomery's tubercle
  • moon face
  • morbid
  • morbidity
  • morbilli
  • morbilliform
  • Morgagni's hernia
  • moribund
  • morning sickness
  • morning-after pill
  • Moro's reflex
  • morphea
  • morphine
  • morphogenesis
  • mortality rate
  • morula
  • mosaicism
  • motility
  • motion sickness
  • motion sickness bands
  • motion sickness patch
  • motor aphasia
  • motor area
  • motor end plate
  • motor nerve
  • motor neuron
  • motor neuron disease
  • motor seizure
  • motor sense
  • Motrin
  • mountain fever
  • mountain sickness
  • mouth
  • mouth-to-mouth resuscitation
  • moxibustion
  • MRI
  • mRNA
  • MRSA
  • MSH
  • mucin
  • mucocutaneous
  • mucocutaneous lymph node syndrome
  • mucopolysaccharide
  • mucopolysaccharidosis
  • mucopurulent
  • mucormycosis
  • mucosa
  • mucositis
  • mucous colitis
  • mucous membrane
  • mucous plug
  • mucoviscidosis
  • mucus
  • Müllerian ducts
  • multicellular
  • multifactorial
  • multigravida
  • multiple chemical sensitivity syndrome
  • multiple mononeuropathy
  • multiple myeloma
  • multiple personality
  • multiple sclerosis
  • multivalent
  • mumps
  • Munchausen's syndrome
  • mupirocin
  • muramidase
  • murine typhus
  • murmur
  • muscarinic
  • muscle
  • muscle relaxant
  • muscular dystrophy
  • Duchenne's muscular dystrophy
  • limb-girdle muscular dystrophy
  • musculo
  • musculoskeletal
  • musculoskeletal system
  • mushroom poisoning
  • mutagen
  • mutagenesis
  • mutant gene
  • mutation
  • mutism
  • muton
  • my-, myo
  • myalgia
  • myasthenia
  • myasthenia gravis
  • myc-, mycet-, myco
  • Mycolog
  • mycology
  • mycoplasma
  • mycoplasma pneumonia
  • mycosis
  • mydriasis
  • mydriatic
  • myelatelia
  • myelin
  • myelin sheath
  • myelinated
  • myelinization
  • myelitis
  • myeloblast
  • myeloblastic leukemia
  • myelocele
  • myelocystocele
  • myelocyte
  • myelocytic leukemia
  • myelogram
  • myelography
  • myeloid
  • myeloid leukemia
  • myeloma
  • myelomalacia
  • myelomeningocele
  • myesthesia
  • myiasis
  • myocardial infarction
  • myocardiopathy
  • myocarditis
  • myocardium
  • Myochrysine
  • myoclonus
  • myofibril
  • myogenic
  • myoglobin
  • myoglobinuria
  • myogram
  • myology
  • myoma
  • myometritis
  • myometrium
  • myonecrosis
  • myoneural junction
  • myopathy
  • myope
  • myopia
  • myorrhexis
  • myosarcoma
  • myosin
  • myositis
  • myositis ossificans
  • myositis trichinosa
  • myotomy
  • myotonia
  • myotonia atrophica
  • myotonia congenita
  • myotonic muscular dystrophy
  • myringa
  • myringectomy
  • myringitis
  • myringo
  • myringoplasty
  • myringotomy
  • myxedema
  • myxoma
  • myxovirus
  • N
  • N
  • Na
  • nabothian cyst
  • nabothian gland
  • nabumetone
  • Naegele's rule
  • nafcillin
  • NAFLD
  • nail
  • Nalfon
  • naltrexone
  • nandrolone
  • nanism
  • nano
  • nanophthalmos
  • nanus
  • nape
  • napex
  • naphazoline
  • naphthalene poisoning
  • naprapathy
  • naproxen
  • narcissism
  • narcissistic personality
  • narcolepsy
  • narcoleptic
  • narcosis
  • narcotic
  • narcotic antagonist
  • nares
  • Nasacort
  • nasal
  • nasal cavity
  • nasal decongestant
  • nasal flaring
  • nasal septum
  • nasal sinus
  • nascent
  • nasion
  • naso
  • nasogastric feeding
  • nasogastric tube
  • nasolacrimal duct
  • nasopharynx
  • nasotracheal tube
  • natal
  • nates
  • National Practitioner Data Bank
  • national provider identifier
  • natriuresis
  • natriuretic
  • natural childbirth
  • natural family planning
  • natural immunity
  • natural selection
  • naturopathy
  • nausea
  • navel
  • navicular
  • nearsightedness
  • nebula
  • neck
  • necro
  • necrobiosis lipoidica
  • necrology
  • necrolysis
  • necrophilia
  • necropsy
  • necrosis
  • necrotizing enteritis
  • necrotizing enterocolitis
  • necrotizing fasciitis
  • needle biopsy
  • needle sickness
  • nefazodone
  • negativism
  • nemato
  • nematode
  • neo-
  • neologism
  • neomycin
  • neonatal
  • neonatal death
  • neonatal hyperbilirubinemia
  • neonatal intensive care unit
  • neonatal mortality
  • neonatal period
  • neonate
  • neonatology
  • neoplasia
  • neoplasm
  • Neosporin
  • neostigmine
  • nephr-, nephro
  • nephralgia
  • nephrectomy
  • nephritis
  • nephroangiosclerosis
  • nephroblastoma
  • nephrocalcinosis
  • nephrogenic diabetes insipidus
  • nephrogenic fibrosing dermopathy
  • nephrolith
  • nephrolithiasis
  • nephrology
  • nephron
  • nephroptosis
  • nephrosis
  • nephrotic syndrome
  • nephrotomy
  • nephrotoxic
  • nerve
  • nerve block anesthesia
  • nerve compression
  • nerve entrapment
  • nerve regeneration
  • nervous breakdown
  • nervous system
  • network
  • neur-, neuro
  • neural
  • neural tube
  • neural tube defect
  • neuralgia
  • neurasthenia
  • neurectomy
  • neurilemma
  • neurilemoma
  • neurinoma
  • neuritis
  • neuroanatomy
  • neuroblast
  • neuroblastoma
  • neurodermatitis
  • neuroendocrine
  • neuroepithelioma
  • neuroepithelium
  • neurofibroma
  • neurofibromatosis
  • neurogenesis
  • neurogenic
  • neurogenic bladder
  • neuroglia
  • neurohormone
  • neurohypophysis
  • neurolemma
  • neurolepsis
  • neuroleptic
  • neuroleptic malignant syndrome
  • neurologist
  • neurology
  • neuroma
  • neuromuscular
  • neuromuscular blocking agent
  • neuromuscular junction
  • neuromyelitis optica
  • neuron
  • Neurontin
  • neuropathy
  • neurosarcoma
  • neurosis
  • neurosurgery
  • neurosyphilis
  • neurotoxic
  • neurotoxin
  • neurotransmitter
  • neutrino
  • neutron
  • neutropenia
  • neutrophil
  • nevus
  • newborn
  • New York Heart Association
  • nexus
  • NGU
  • niacin
  • nicotine
  • nicotine patch
  • nicotine poisoning
  • nicotinic acid
  • Nicotrol
  • NICU
  • nidation
  • nidus
  • Niemann-Pick disease
  • nifedipine
  • night blindness
  • night terror
  • nightmare
  • nihilism
  • nipple
  • nipple discharge
  • nipple shield
  • nitric oxide
  • Nitro-Dur II
  • nitrofurantoin
  • nitrogen
  • nitroglycerin
  • nitrous oxide
  • nizatidine
  • NMR
  • nociception
  • nocturia
  • nocturnal emission
  • node
  • node of Ranvier
  • nodule
  • noma
  • nonalcoholic fatty liver disease
  • noncommunicable chronic disease
  • nondisjunction
  • nongonococcal urethritis (NGU)
  • noninvasive
  • nonmyelinated
  • nonpolar
  • nonrapid eye movement
  • nonspecific urethritis
  • nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug
  • non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction
  • nonthrombocytopenic purpura
  • nonviable
  • Noonan's syndrome
  • norepinephrine
  • norethindrone
  • norgestrel
  • Norinyl
  • normal dwarf
  • normotensive
  • nortriptyline
  • Norvasc
  • nose
  • nosebleed
  • noso
  • nosocomial
  • nosocomial infection
  • nostrils
  • notch
  • notochord
  • notomelus
  • nourish
  • Novocain
  • noxious
  • NPI
  • NREM
  • NSAID
  • nucha
  • nuchal cord
  • nucle-, nucleo
  • nuclear
  • nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR, MRI)
  • nucleic acid
  • nucleolus
  • nucleoplasm
  • nucleotide
  • nucleus
  • nullipara
  • numbness
  • nurse
  • nutation
  • nutrient
  • nutrition
  • nyctalopia
  • nyctophobia
  • nycturia
  • nymphomania
  • nystagmus
  • nystatin
  • O
  • O
  • oat cell carcinoma
  • OB
  • obesity
  • obesity-hypoventilation syndrome
  • obligate
  • obligate aerobe
  • obligate anaerobe
  • obsession
  • obsessive-compulsive
  • obsessive-compulsive personality
  • obstetrician
  • obstetrics
  • obstipation
  • obstruction
  • destructive sleep apnea
  • obtund
  • obturator
  • obtuse
  • occipital bone
  • occipital lobe
  • occipito
  • occiput
  • occlusion
  • occult
  • occult blood
  • occupational disease
  • occupational hazard
  • occupational therapy
  • ochronosis
  • ocular
  • oculist
  • oculo
  • oculomotor nerve
  • oculus
  • odont-, odonto
  • odontalgia
  • odontiasis
  • odontology
  • odor
  • odoriferous
  • odynophagia
  • Oedipus complex
  • -oid
  • ointment
  • Old World leishmaniasis
  • olecranon
  • olfaction
  • olfactory center
  • olfactory nerve
  • olig-, oligo
  • oligodactyly
  • oligodendrocyte
  • oligodontia
  • oligomenorrhea
  • oligosaccharide
  • oligospermia
  • oliguria
  • omega-three fatty acids
  • omentum
  • greater omentum
  • lesser omentum
  • omeprazole
  • omo
  • omphal-, omphalo
  • omphalocele
  • omphalus
  • onchocerciasis
  • onco
  • oncogene
  • oncologist
  • oncology
  • oncotic pressure
  • oneirism
  • oneiro
  • onomatomania
  • ontogeny
  • onych-, onycho
  • onycholysis
  • onychosis
  • onyxis
  • oo
  • oocyte
  • oogenesis
  • oophor-, oophoro
  • oophorectomy
  • oophoritis
  • oophorosalpingectomy
  • ootid
  • opacification
  • open fracture
  • operant conditioning
  • operating microscope
  • operating room
  • operation
  • operator gene
  • operculum
  • operon
  • ophidism
  • ophthalm-, ophthalmo
  • ophthalmectomy
  • ophthalmia neonatorum
  • ophthalmic
  • ophthalmologist
  • ophthalmology
  • ophthalmoplegia
  • ophthalmoscope
  • opiate
  • opisthorchiasis
  • opisthotonos
  • opium
  • opportunistic infection
  • opsonin
  • opsonization
  • optic
  • optic disk
  • optic nerve
  • optician
  • opto
  • optometrist
  • optometry
  • OR
  • oral
  • oral cancer
  • oral contraceptive
  • oral phase
  • oral poliovirus vaccine
  • orbit
  • orbito
  • orchi-, orchio
  • orchialgia
  • orchiectomy
  • orchiopexy
  • orchis
  • orchitis
  • orchotomy
  • orexigenic
  • orf
  • organ
  • organ of Corti
  • organelle
  • organic
  • organic brain syndrome
  • organic disorder
  • organism
  • organo
  • orgasm
  • Oriental sore
  • orientation
  • orifice
  • oro
  • oropharynx
  • ortho
  • orthodeoxia
  • orthodontics
  • orthomolecular medicine
  • orthopedics
  • orthopedist
  • orthopnea
  • orthoptic
  • orthoptics
  • orthoptist
  • orthorexia nervosa
  • orthostatic
  • OS
  • osche
  • oscilloscope
  • osculum
  • -osis
  • osmolality
  • osmolarity
  • osmoreceptor
  • osmosis
  • osmotic pressure
  • osseo
  • osseous
  • ossicle
  • ossification
  • osteitis
  • osteitis deformans
  • osteo
  • osteoarthritis
  • osteoblast
  • osteoblastoma
  • osteochondroma
  • osteoclasis
  • osteoclast
  • osteocyte
  • osteodystrophy
  • osteogenesis imperfecta
  • osteolysis
  • osteoma
  • osteomalacia
  • osteomyelitis
  • osteopathy
  • osteopenia
  • osteopetrosis
  • osteoporosis
  • osteosarcoma
  • osteosclerosis
  • ostium
  • ostomy
  • ot-, oto
  • otalgia
  • otic
  • otitis
  • otitis externa
  • otitis interna
  • otitis media
  • otolaryngology
  • otorrhea
  • otosclerosis
  • otoscope
  • ototoxic
  • out-of-network provider
  • output
  • ovari-, ovario
  • ovarian cancer
  • ovarian cyst
  • ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome
  • ovariectomy
  • ovary
  • overbite
  • overcompensation
  • Overeaters Anonymous
  • over-the-counter drug
  • οvi-, ovo
  • oviduct
  • ovotestis
  • ovulation
  • ovulation method of family planning
  • ovum
  • oxacillin
  • oxaprozin
  • oxidation
  • oxycephaly
  • oxycodone/acetaminophen
  • oxygen
  • oxygen deficit
  • oxygen mask
  • oxygen tent
  • oxygen therapy
  • oxygenation
  • oxyhemoglobin
  • oxymetazoline hydrochloride
  • oxyopia
  • oxytocic
  • oxytocin
  • ozena
  • ozone
  • ozone sickness
  • P
  • P
  • PABA
  • pabulum
  • pacemaker
  • pachy
  • pachyderma
  • Pacinian corpuscles
  • pack
  • packed cells
  • Paget's disease
  • pain
  • pain threshold
  • paint
  • palate
  • palatine bone
  • palato
  • paleo
  • palilalia
  • palindrome
  • palliative
  • pallium
  • pallor
  • palm
  • palmature
  • palpable
  • palpation
  • palpebra
  • palpebration
  • palpitation
  • palsy
  • pan
  • panacea
  • pancarditis
  • pancreas
  • pancreatectomy
  • pancreatic duct
  • pancreatic juice
  • pancreatico-, pancreato
  • pancreatitis
  • pancytopenia
  • pandemic
  • pandiculation
  • panencephalitis
  • panhypopituitarism
  • panic
  • panniculitis
  • panniculus
  • pannus
  • pantothenic acid
  • Papanicolaou test
  • papaverine
  • papilla
  • papillary muscle
  • papilledema
  • papilliform
  • papilloma
  • papule
  • para-
  • -para
  • para-aminobenzoic acid
  • paracentesis
  • paracervical block
  • paracrine
  • parainfluenza virus
  • paralysis
  • paramedic
  • paramedical
  • parameter
  • parametritis
  • paramyxovirus
  • paranasal sinus
  • paraneoplastic syndrome
  • paranoia
  • paraparesis
  • paraphilia
  • paraplegia
  • parapsychology
  • paraquat poisoning
  • parasite
  • parasitemia
  • parasomnia
  • parasympathetic nervous system
  • parasympathomimetic
  • parasystole
  • parathion poisoning
  • parathyroid gland
  • parathyroid hormone
  • paregoric
  • parenchyma
  • parenteral
  • parenteral nutrition
  • paresis
  • paresthesia
  • paries
  • parietal
  • parietal bone
  • parietal lobe
  • parieto
  • parity
  • Parkinsonism
  • paronychia
  • parosmia
  • parotexine HCl
  • parotid gland
  • parotitis
  • parous
  • paroxysm
  • parrot fever
  • pars
  • particle physics
  • parthenogenesis
  • partial abortion
  • participating provider
  • parturition
  • parvovirus B19
  • passive
  • passive immunity
  • passive transport
  • pasteurization
  • patch test
  • patella
  • patellar reflex
  • patent
  • patent ductus arteriosus
  • patent foramen ovale
  • patent medicine
  • paternity test
  • pathergy
  • pathogen
  • pathogenesis
  • pathognomonic
  • pathologic
  • pathology
  • -pathy
  • Paxil
  • pay-for-performance
  • Pb
  • PCI
  • PCP
  • PCR
  • PEA
  • peak
  • pectin
  • pectinate
  • pectineal
  • pectoral
  • pectoralis major
  • pectoralis minor
  • pectus
  • pediatrician
  • pediatrics
  • pedicle
  • pediculicide
  • pediculosis
  • pediculosis capitis
  • pediculosis corporis
  • pediculosis pubis
  • pedophilia
  • peduncle
  • pelage
  • pellagra
  • pelvi-, pelvo
  • pelvic girdle
  • pelvic inflammatory disease
  • pelvimetry
  • pelvis
  • pemphigoid
  • pemphigus
  • -penia
  • penicillamine
  • penicillin
  • penicillinase
  • penicillinase-resistant antibiotic
  • penicilliosis
  • penile implant
  • penis
  • pentobarbital
  • pentoxifylline
  • PEP
  • Pepcid
  • pepsin
  • pepsinogen
  • peptic
  • peptic ulcer
  • peptide
  • peptide bond
  • perception
  • perceptual defect
  • Percodan
  • percussion
  • percutaneous
  • percutaneous coronary intervention
  • perforate
  • perforated eardrum
  • perforation
  • perfusion
  • peri
  • Periactin
  • perianal
  • periapical
  • periarteritis
  • periarteritis nodosa
  • pericardial effusion
  • pericardiocentesis
  • pericarditis
  • pericardium
  • perilymph
  • perinatal
  • perinatology
  • perineotomy
  • perineum
  • perineurium
  • period
  • periodic
  • periodic apnea of the newborn
  • periodicity
  • periodontal
  • periodontal disease
  • periodontics
  • periosteum
  • periostitis
  • peripheral
  • peripheral nervous system
  • peripheral vascular disease
  • peristalsis
  • perithelium
  • peritoneum
  • peritonitis
  • peritonsillar abscess
  • perleche
  • permanent tooth
  • permeability
  • pernicious
  • pernicious anemia
  • pernio
  • peroneal
  • peroneus
  • perphenazine
  • persistent vegetative state
  • persona
  • personality
  • personality disorder
  • perspiration
  • pertussis
  • perversion
  • pes
  • pes cavus
  • pes planus
  • pessary
  • pesticide poisoning
  • pestilence
  • PET
  • petechia
  • petit mal
  • petrissage
  • Peyer's patches
  • peyote
  • PFO
  • pH
  • phaco
  • phage
  • -phagia, -phagy
  • phago
  • phagocyte
  • phagocytosis
  • phalanges
  • phalangitis
  • phalanx
  • phallic phase
  • phallo
  • phalloplasty
  • phallus
  • phantom limb syndrome
  • pharmaceutical
  • pharmacist
  • pharmacokinetics
  • pharmacology
  • pharmacopoeia
  • pharmacy
  • pharyngeal reflex
  • pharyngeal tonsil
  • pharyngitis
  • pharyngo
  • pharynx
  • phenazopyridine
  • phencyclidine hydrochloride
  • phenelzine
  • Phenergan
  • pheniramine
  • phenobarbital
  • phenol
  • phenomenon
  • phenothiazine
  • phenotype
  • phenylalanine
  • phenylephrine
  • phenylketonuria (PKU)
  • phenylpropanolamine
  • phenytoin
  • pheochromocytoma
  • pheromone
  • phimosis
  • phleb-, phlebo
  • phlebectomy
  • phlebitis
  • phlebothrombosis
  • phlebotomy
  • phlegm
  • phlegmon
  • phobia
  • -phobia
  • phocomelia
  • phon-, phono
  • phosphatase
  • phosphocreatine
  • phospholipid
  • phosphorus
  • phosphorylation
  • phot-, photo
  • photalgia
  • photocoagulation
  • photomicrograph
  • photon
  • photophobia
  • photopsia
  • photoreceptor
  • photoretinitis
  • photosensitivity
  • phototherapy
  • phrenic
  • phrenic nerve
  • phycomycosis
  • physical
  • physical therapy
  • physiology
  • physostigmine
  • pia mater
  • pian
  • pica
  • Pick's disease
  • Pickwickian syndrome
  • Picornavirus
  • piebald
  • pigeon breast
  • pigeon toes
  • pigment
  • pilar cyst
  • piles
  • Pill, the
  • pilo-
  • pilocarpine
  • pilomotor reflex
  • pilonidal fistula
  • pilosebaceous
  • pilus
  • pimple
  • pin
  • pineal gland
  • pinealoma
  • pinguecula
  • pinkeye
  • pinna
  • pinocytosis
  • pinta
  • piperazine
  • piroxicam
  • pitting
  • pituitary dwarf
  • pituitary gland
  • pityriasis
  • pityriasis alba
  • pivot joint
  • PKD
  • PKU
  • placebo
  • placebo effect
  • placenta
  • placenta abruptio
  • placenta accreta
  • placenta previa
  • plagiocephaly
  • plague
  • plano
  • plantar
  • plantar fasciitis
  • plantar reflex
  • plantar wart
  • plantigrade
  • plaque
  • plasma
  • plasma cell
  • plasma protein
  • plasmacytoma
  • plasmapheresis
  • plasmid
  • plasminogen
  • plasmo
  • plasmodium
  • plastic surgery
  • plasticity
  • -plasty
  • plate
  • plateau
  • platelet
  • platy
  • platypnea
  • platysma
  • play therapy
  • pleasure principle
  • -plegia
  • Plendil
  • plethora
  • pleur-, pleuro
  • pleura
  • pleural cavity
  • pleural space
  • pleurisy
  • pleurodynia
  • pleuropneumonia
  • plexus
  • pliable
  • plica
  • plumbism
  • pluri
  • plutonium
  • PMR
  • PMS
  • -pnea
  • pneuma-, pneumato
  • pneumo-, pneumono
  • pneumococcal
  • pneumococcal vaccine
  • pneumoconiosis
  • pneumocystosis
  • pneumoencephalography
  • pneumonectomy
  • pneumonia
  • pneumonitis
  • pneumopericardium
  • pneumothorax
  • pod-, podo
  • podagra
  • podiatry
  • -poiesis
  • poison
  • poison ivy, poison oak, poison sumac.
  • polio
  • poliomyelitis
  • poliosis
  • poliovirus
  • poliovirus vaccine
  • pollex
  • poly
  • polyarteritis
  • polyarteritis nodosa
  • polyclonal
  • polycystic kidney disease
  • polycystic ovary syndrome
  • polycythemia
  • polydactyly
  • polydipsia
  • polymerase
  • polymerase chain reaction
  • polymorphism
  • polymorphonuclear
  • polymyalgia rheumatica
  • polymyositis
  • polymyxin
  • polyneuritis
  • polyostotic fibrous dysplasia
  • polyp
  • polypeptide
  • polypharmacy
  • polysaccharide
  • polysomnography
  • polysomy
  • Polysporin
  • polyuria
  • pons
  • Ponstel
  • ponto
  • popliteal
  • popliteal artery
  • porcine
  • pore
  • porosity
  • porphyria
  • porphyrin
  • porta
  • portacaval shunt
  • portal
  • portal hypertension
  • portal system
  • portal vein
  • port-wine stain
  • positron emission tomography
  • post
  • post-exposure prophylaxis
  • post mortem
  • posterior
  • posterior nares
  • posterior pituitary gland
  • postero
  • postganglionic
  • posthitis
  • posthumous birth
  • postictal
  • postmature infant
  • postmenopausal
  • postnasal drip
  • postoperative
  • postpartum
  • postpartum depression
  • postpartum psychosis
  • posttraumatic stress disorder
  • postural hypotension
  • pot
  • potassium
  • potassium chloride
  • potency
  • potentiation
  • Pott's disease
  • pouch
  • poultice
  • pox
  • PPO
  • prandial
  • pravastatin
  • prazosin
  • pre-
  • precancerous
  • precipitate
  • precipitin
  • precocious
  • precordial
  • predisposition
  • prednisolone
  • prednisone
  • preeclampsia
  • preferred provider organization
  • prefrontal lobe
  • preganglionic
  • pregnancy
  • pregnancy test
  • pregnanediol
  • preinvasive cancer
  • Premarin
  • premature
  • premature ejaculation
  • premature infant
  • premature labor
  • premature ventricular contraction
  • premenstrual syndrome (PMS)
  • premolar
  • Prempro
  • prenatal
  • prenatal development
  • prenatal diagnosis
  • preoperative
  • preprandial
  • prepuberty
  • prepuce
  • presbyopia
  • prescription
  • prescription drug
  • presentation
  • pressor
  • pressure
  • pressure point
  • pressure sore
  • preterm infant
  • Prevacid
  • prevalence
  • preventive medicine
  • priapism
  • prickly heat
  • Prilosec
  • Primacor
  • primaquine
  • primary
  • primary amenorrhea
  • primary care provider
  • primary dysmenorrhea
  • primary tooth
  • Primaxin
  • primidone
  • primigravida
  • primipara
  • primitive
  • primordial
  • primordial dwarf
  • primordium
  • Prinivil
  • prion
  • prn
  • pro-
  • probenecid
  • probiotics
  • procainamide
  • procaine
  • process
  • prochlorperazine
  • procidentia
  • proct-, procto
  • proctitis
  • proctocele
  • proctologist
  • proctology
  • proctoscope
  • proctoscopy
  • prodrome
  • progenitor
  • progeny
  • progeria
  • progesterone
  • progestin
  • prognosis
  • progressive
  • projection
  • prokaryote
  • prolactin
  • prolapse
  • proliferation
  • promethazine
  • promontory
  • pronation
  • prone
  • pronucleus
  • propafenone
  • propagation
  • prophase
  • prophylactic
  • prophylaxis
  • propoxyphene hydrochloride
  • propranolol
  • proprioceptor
  • proptosis
  • prosencephalon
  • prostaglandin
  • prostate
  • prostate cancer
  • prostate specific antigen
  • prostatectomy
  • prostatitis
  • prostatorrhea
  • prosthesis
  • prostration
  • protease
  • protease inhibitor
  • protein
  • proteinuria
  • proteolysis
  • prothrombin
  • proton
  • protoplasm
  • protozoal infection
  • protozoan
  • protriptyline
  • protuberance
  • Proventil
  • Provera
  • provider
  • provitamin
  • proximal
  • Prozac
  • prurigo
  • pruritus
  • pruritus ani
  • pruritus vulvae
  • PSA
  • psammoma
  • pseudo
  • pseudocyesis
  • pseudogout
  • pseudohermaphroditism
  • pseudohypertrophic dystrophy
  • pseudomembrane
  • pseudomembranous colitis
  • pseudotumor cerebri
  • psittacosis
  • psoas
  • psoas abscess
  • psoriasis
  • psoriatic arthritis
  • psych-, psycho
  • psyche
  • psychedelic
  • psychiatrist
  • psychiatry
  • psychoactive
  • psychoanalysis
  • psychogenic
  • psychology
  • psychometrics
  • psychomotor
  • psychomotor development
  • psychopath
  • psychopathology
  • psychopathy
  • psychophysiology
  • psychosexual
  • psychosexual development
  • psychosis
  • psychosomatic
  • psychosomatic medicine
  • psychosurgery
  • psychotherapy
  • psychotropic
  • pteroylglutamic acid
  • pterygium
  • ptomaine
  • -ptosis
  • ptosis
  • ptyalin
  • ptyalism
  • ptyalith
  • ptyalo
  • Pu
  • puberty
  • pubes
  • pubic bone
  • pubis
  • pubococcygeus exercises
  • pudendal block
  • pudendum
  • puerile
  • puerpera
  • puerperal
  • puerperal fever
  • Puerperium
  • pulmo-, pulmono
  • pulmonary
  • pulmonary artery
  • pulmonary circulation
  • pulmonary edema
  • pulmonary embolism
  • pulmonary function tests
  • pulmonary vein
  • pulp
  • pulse
  • pulseless disease
  • pulseless electrical activity
  • punctum
  • puncture
  • pupil
  • pupillary reflex
  • pupillo
  • purgative
  • purine
  • Purkinje network
  • purpura
  • purulent
  • pus
  • pustule
  • putrefaction
  • PVC
  • pyelogram
  • pyelonephritis
  • pyemia
  • pyloric sphincter
  • pyloric stenosis
  • pylorus
  • pyoderma gangrenosum
  • pyogenic
  • pyorrhea
  • pyramidal tract
  • pyrectic
  • pyrexia
  • pyridoxine
  • pyrimidine
  • pyrogen
  • pyromania
  • pyrosis
  • pyuria
  • Q
  • Q fever
  • qi
  • qigong
  • quadrant
  • quadrantanopia
  • quadri
  • quadriceps
  • quadripara
  • quadriplegia
  • quadruplet
  • quarantine
  • quarks
  • quartan
  • quellung reaction
  • quickening
  • quiescent
  • quinacrine
  • quinapril
  • quinidine
  • quinine
  • quinsy
  • quintipara
  • quintuplet
  • R
  • Ra
  • rabbit fever
  • rabies
  • racemose
  • rachi-, rachio-
  • rachis
  • rachischisis
  • rachitic
  • rachitis
  • racial immunity
  • radial
  • radial artery
  • radial keratotomy
  • radial nerve
  • radial pulse
  • radiate
  • radiation
  • radiation sickness
  • radiation therapy
  • radical
  • radical mastectomy
  • radiculitis
  • radio-
  • radioactive
  • radioactive iodine excretion test
  • radioactivity
  • radiodensity
  • radiography
  • radioimmunoassay
  • radioisotope
  • radiologist
  • radiology
  • radiolucent
  • radiopaque
  • radiopaque dye
  • radiosensitive
  • radiotherapy
  • radium
  • radius
  • radon
  • rale
  • ramification
  • ramipril
  • ramose
  • Ramsay Hunt syndrome
  • ramus
  • range of motion
  • ranitidine
  • ranula
  • raphe
  • rapid eye movement
  • raptus
  • rash
  • rat typhus
  • ratbite fever
  • rate
  • rational
  • rationalization
  • rattle
  • rauwolfia
  • Raynaud's disease
  • Raynaud's sign
  • RBC
  • reaction
  • reaction formation
  • reaction time
  • reactive arthritis
  • Read method of childbirth
  • reagin
  • reality principle
  • rebound
  • rebound tenderness
  • receptor
  • recess
  • recessive gene
  • reciprocal inhibition
  • recombinant DNA
  • recombinant human insulin
  • recovery
  • recovery position
  • recrudescence
  • recruitment
  • rectal examination
  • rectal reflex
  • recto-
  • rectocele
  • rectosigmoid
  • rectum
  • rectus
  • recumbent
  • recuperation
  • recurrent
  • red blood cell
  • red marrow
  • reduce V.
  • reduction
  • reduction division
  • referred pain
  • reflex
  • reflex arc
  • reflex sympathetic dystrophy
  • reflux
  • refraction
  • refractory
  • refractory period
  • regeneration
  • regional anesthesia
  • regional enteritis
  • regression
  • regulatory gene
  • regurgitation
  • rehabilitation
  • Reiki
  • reinforcement
  • Reiter's syndrome
  • rejection
  • Relafen
  • relapse
  • relapsing fever
  • relapsing polychondritis
  • relaxant
  • relaxin
  • releasing hormone
  • REM
  • remission
  • remnant
  • renal
  • renal artery
  • renal artery stenosis
  • renal calculus
  • renal colic
  • renal failure
  • renin
  • rennin
  • replacement
  • replication
  • repolarization
  • repression
  • reproduction
  • reproductive system
  • RES
  • rescue inhaler
  • resection
  • reserve
  • resident
  • resilience
  • resistance
  • resolution
  • resonance
  • resorption
  • respiration
  • respiratory
  • respiratory acidosis
  • respiratory alkalosis
  • respiratory arrest
  • respiratory center
  • respiratory distress syndrome of the newborn
  • respiratory failure
  • respiratory rate
  • respiratory syncytial virus
  • respiratory tract
  • respiratory tract infection
  • lower respiratory infection
  • upper respiratory infection
  • response
  • resting potential
  • restless legs syndrome
  • Restoril
  • resuscitation
  • retarded
  • retch
  • rete
  • retention
  • reticular
  • reticular activating system
  • reticular formation
  • reticular protein
  • reticulocyte
  • reticuloendothelial system
  • reticulum
  • Retin-A
  • retina
  • retinaculum
  • retinal detachment
  • retinitis
  • retino-
  • retinoblastoma
  • retinol
  • retinopathy
  • retraction
  • retractor
  • retro-
  • retrobulbar neuritis
  • retroflexion
  • retrograde
  • retrograde amnesia
  • retrograde memory
  • retrogression
  • retroversion
  • retrovirus
  • reverse transcriptase
  • reverse transcriptase inhibitor
  • Reye's syndrome
  • Rh factor
  • Rh incompatibility
  • rhabdomyolysis
  • rhabdomyosarcoma
  • rhagades
  • rheology
  • rheumatic aortitis
  • rheumatic fever
  • rheumatic heart disease
  • rheumatoid arthritis
  • rheumatoid factor
  • rheumatology
  • rhin-, rhino-
  • rhinencephalon
  • rhinion
  • rhinitis
  • Rhinocort
  • rhinopathy
  • rhinophyma
  • rhinoplasty
  • rhinorrhea
  • rhinoscope
  • rhinosporidiosis
  • rhinostenosis
  • rhinotomy
  • rhinovirus
  • rhizotomy
  • rhodopsin
  • Rhogam
  • rhomboid
  • rhonchus
  • rhus dermatitis
  • rhythm
  • rhythm method of family planning
  • rhytidoplasty
  • rib
  • ribavirin
  • riboflavin
  • ribonucleic acid (RNA)
  • ribose
  • ribosome
  • rickets
  • rickettsia
  • rickettsialpox
  • ridge
  • rifampin
  • Rift Valley fever
  • right atrioventricular valve
  • right-handedness
  • rigidity
  • rigor
  • rigor mortis
  • rima
  • ringworm
  • Risperdal
  • risperidone
  • Ritalin
  • river blindness
  • Rn
  • RNA
  • RNA polymerase
  • Robaxin
  • Rocky Mountain spotted fever
  • rod
  • Rogaine
  • Rohipnol
  • rooting reflex
  • Rorschach test
  • rosaceae
  • roseola
  • roseola infantum
  • rostrum
  • roughage
  • roundworm
  • -rrhea
  • RU 486
  • rubefacient
  • rubella
  • Rubin test
  • rubor
  • rudiment
  • ruga
  • rumination
  • rupture
  • ruptured intervertebral disc
  • Russell's bodies
  • S
  • S
  • SA node
  • Sabin vaccine
  • sac
  • saccharide
  • saccharin
  • saccule
  • sacral
  • sacral plexus
  • sacral vertebra
  • sacro-
  • sacroiliac
  • sacrum
  • saddle-block anesthesia
  • sadism
  • sadomasochism
  • safe period
  • safe sex
  • sagittal
  • salicylate
  • salicylate poisoning
  • saline
  • saliva
  • salivary duct
  • salivary gland
  • Salk vaccine
  • salmeterol
  • salmonella
  • salmonellosis
  • salping-, salpingo-
  • salpingitis
  • salpingostomy
  • salpinx
  • salt
  • salt depletion
  • salt-free diet
  • salubrious
  • sand tumor
  • sangui-, sanguino-
  • sanguineous
  • sanguis
  • sanitarium
  • saphenous nerve
  • saphenous vein
  • long saphenous vein
  • short saphenous vein
  • sapr-, sapro-
  • sarco-
  • sarcoid
  • sarcoidosis
  • sarcolemma
  • sarcoma
  • sarcomere
  • sarcoplasm
  • sarcoplasmic reticulum
  • SARS
  • sartorius
  • satiety
  • saturated fatty acid
  • satyriasis
  • scab
  • scabicide
  • scabies
  • scale
  • scalenus
  • scalenus syndrome
  • scalp
  • scaphocephaly
  • scaphoid bone
  • scapula
  • scapulohumeral
  • scar
  • scarlet fever
  • scato-
  • scavenger
  • schistosomiasis
  • schizo-
  • schizophrenia
  • schizophrenic
  • Schwann cells
  • sciatic nerve
  • sciatica
  • scler-, sclero-
  • sclera
  • sclerodactyly
  • scleroderma
  • sclerosis
  • scoliosis
  • scopolamine
  • scopolamine patch
  • scratch test
  • scrofula
  • scrotum
  • scrub typhus
  • scurvy
  • seal limbs
  • seasickness
  • sebaceous
  • sebaceous cyst
  • sebaceous gland
  • seborrhea
  • seborrheic dermatitis
  • sebum
  • secobarbital
  • second messenger
  • secondary amenorrhea
  • secondary dysmenorrhea
  • secondary sex characteristic
  • secretin
  • secretion
  • secretory phase
  • section
  • secundi-
  • sedation
  • sedative
  • sedative-hypnotic
  • sedimentation rate
  • seizure
  • self-breast examination
  • self-limited
  • sella turcica
  • semen
  • semi-
  • semicircular canal
  • seminal duct
  • seminal fluid
  • seminal vesicle
  • seminiferous tubule
  • seminoma
  • semipermeable membrane
  • senescence
  • senile
  • senile dementia
  • sensation
  • sense organ
  • sensibility
  • sensitivity
  • sensitization
  • sensorineural hearing loss
  • sensory nerve
  • sepsis
  • septal defect
  • septicemia
  • Septra
  • septum
  • sequela
  • sequestration
  • Serevent
  • serology
  • serosa
  • serotonin
  • serotonin syndrome
  • serous membrane
  • serratus
  • Sertoli cells
  • sertraline HCl
  • serum
  • serum sickness
  • sesamoid bone
  • Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome
  • sex
  • sex chromatin
  • sex chromosome
  • sex hormone
  • sex-limited
  • sex-linked disorder
  • sexual intercourse
  • sexually transmitted infection
  • sheath
  • shell shock
  • shiatsu
  • shigellosis
  • shin bone
  • shingles
  • Shirodkar's operation
  • shock
  • shock therapy
  • short-acting
  • shoulder blade
  • shoulder joint
  • shunt
  • Si
  • sial-, sialo-
  • sialolith
  • Siamese twins
  • sibling
  • sickle cell
  • sickle-cell anemia
  • sickle-cell trait
  • sideropenia
  • siderosis
  • SIDS
  • sigmoid colon
  • sigmoidectomy
  • sigmoidoscope
  • sigmoidoscopy
  • sign
  • signal transduction
  • sildenafil
  • silicon
  • silicosis
  • silver nitrate
  • simple fracture
  • simvastatin
  • sinew
  • singultus
  • sinistrality
  • sinoatrial node
  • sinus
  • sinus headache
  • sinusitis
  • situs inversus
  • Sjogren's syndrome
  • skeletal muscle
  • skeleton
  • skin
  • skin cancer
  • skin graft
  • skull
  • SLE
  • sleep
  • sleep apnea
  • sleep terror disorder
  • sleeping pill
  • sleepwalking
  • slipped disc
  • slough
  • slow virus
  • slurry
  • small intestine
  • small-for-gestation-age
  • smallpox
  • smear
  • smegma
  • smooth muscle
  • snare
  • sneeze
  • Snellen chart
  • snow blindness
  • socialization
  • sociopath
  • socket
  • sodium
  • sodium bicarbonate
  • sodium chloride
  • sodium fluoride
  • sodoku
  • soft diet
  • soft palate
  • solar plexus
  • soleus
  • solubility
  • solution
  • solvent
  • Soma
  • somatic cell
  • somatic chromosome
  • somatoform disorder
  • somatomedins
  • somatotropin
  • somn-, somni-, somno-
  • somnambulism
  • somnolent
  • sonogram
  • soporific
  • sore
  • space
  • spasm
  • spasmo-
  • spastic
  • spastic bladder
  • spastic paralysis
  • specificity
  • specimen
  • SPECT
  • speculum
  • sperm
  • sperm count
  • spermatic cord
  • spermatid
  • spermatocele
  • spermatocide
  • spermatogenesis
  • spermatozoon
  • spermicidal
  • spheno-
  • sphenoid bone
  • spherocyte
  • sphincter
  • sphygmo-
  • sphygmomanometer
  • spicule
  • spider angioma
  • spina bifida
  • spinal canal
  • spinal column
  • spinal cord
  • spinal curvature
  • spinal fluid
  • spinal fusion
  • spinal immobilization
  • spinal nerve
  • spinal puncture, spinal tap (spī’nəl pŭnk'chər)
  • spinal tract
  • spindle
  • spine
  • spinocerebellar disorder
  • spirochete
  • spirograph
  • spironolactone
  • splanchnic
  • splanchnic nerve
  • spleen
  • splen-, spleno-
  • splenectomy
  • splenomegaly
  • splint
  • spondyl-, spondylo-
  • spondylitis
  • spondylolisthesis
  • spondylosis
  • spontaneous
  • spontaneous abortion
  • sporadic
  • sporotrichosis
  • spotted fever
  • sprain
  • sprue
  • sputum
  • squama
  • squint
  • St. Vitus Dance
  • stain
  • stapedectomy
  • stapes
  • staphylococcal infection
  • staphylococcus
  • startle reflex
  • starvation
  • stasis
  • static
  • statins
  • status asthmaticus
  • status epilepticus
  • steatorrhea
  • Steinert's disease
  • stem cells
  • STEMI
  • stenosis
  • stent
  • sterility
  • sterilization
  • stern-, sterno-
  • sternum
  • steroid
  • stethoscope
  • stillbirth
  • Still's disease
  • stimulant
  • stimulus
  • stirrup
  • stitch
  • Stokes-Adams syndrome
  • stoma
  • stomach
  • stomatitis
  • stomato-
  • -stomy
  • stone
  • stool
  • strabismus
  • strain
  • strangulation
  • stratum
  • stratum corneum
  • stratum germinativum
  • stratum granulosum
  • stratum lucidum
  • strawberry hemangioma
  • streak
  • streptococcal sore throat
  • streptococcus
  • streptokinase
  • stress
  • stress fracture
  • stress test
  • stretch mark
  • stria
  • striated muscle
  • stricture
  • stridor
  • stroke
  • stroma
  • stronglyoidiasis
  • strychnine
  • ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction
  • stump
  • stupor
  • stutter
  • stye
  • styptic
  • sub-
  • subacute
  • subacute bacterial endocarditis
  • subarachnoid space
  • subclavian artery
  • subconscious
  • subcutaneous
  • subdural
  • sublimation
  • subliminal
  • sublingual
  • sublingual gland
  • subluxation
  • submandibular gland
  • subnormal
  • substrate
  • succinylcholine
  • succus
  • succussion
  • sucking blisters
  • suckle V.
  • suckling reflex
  • sucralfate
  • sucrose
  • suction curettage
  • sudden cardiac death
  • sudden infant death syndrome
  • sudo-
  • sudoriferous gland
  • suicide
  • sulcus
  • sulfacetamide
  • sulfadiazone, sulfameter, sul-famethazine, sulfamethizole, sulfamethoxazole, sulfameth-oxypyridazine, sulfapyridine
  • sulfonamide
  • sulfonylurea
  • sulfur
  • sulindac
  • sumatriptan
  • sunscreen
  • sunstroke
  • superego
  • superfecundation
  • superfetation
  • superficial
  • superinfection
  • superior vena cava
  • supine
  • suppository
  • suppurate
  • supra-
  • sura
  • surfactant
  • surgery
  • Surmontil
  • surrogate
  • surrogate mother
  • surveillance
  • susceptibility
  • suspension
  • suture
  • swallowing
  • sweat
  • sweat duct
  • sweat gland
  • swelling
  • swine flu
  • Sydenham's chorea
  • symbiosis
  • symbolism
  • sympathectomy
  • sympathetic nervous system
  • sympathomimetic
  • symphysis
  • symptom
  • synapse
  • synapsis
  • syncope
  • syncytium
  • syndactyly
  • syndrome
  • Syndrome X
  • synechia
  • synergist
  • synovial fluid
  • synovial joint
  • synovial membrane
  • synovitis
  • Synthroid
  • syphilis
  • syringe
  • syringomyelia
  • systemic
  • systemic circulation
  • systemic lupus erythemato-sis
  • systole
  • systolic murmur
  • systolic pressure
  • T
  • Τ cell
  • tabes dorsalis
  • tablet
  • tachi-, tacho-, tachy-
  • tachycardia
  • tactile
  • taenia
  • Tagamet
  • Takayasu's arteritis
  • Tako-tsubo's cardiomyopathy
  • talipes
  • talo-
  • talus
  • tamoxifen
  • tampon
  • tamponade
  • tanning
  • tapeworm infection
  • tapotement
  • tardive
  • tardive dyskinesia
  • target cell
  • target organ
  • tarsal bone
  • tarsal gland
  • tarsitis
  • tarsus
  • tartar
  • taste
  • taste bud
  • tattoo
  • taxis
  • taxonomy
  • Tay-Sachs disease
  • TBI
  • tear duct
  • tearing
  • technician
  • teething
  • telangiectasia
  • telencephalon
  • telepathy
  • telophase
  • temazepam
  • temperature
  • template
  • temple
  • temporal
  • temporal arteritis
  • temporal artery
  • temporal bone
  • temporal lobe
  • temporalis
  • temporo-
  • temporomandibular joint
  • tenderness
  • tendinitis
  • tendon
  • tenesmus
  • tennis elbow
  • teno-
  • tenosynovitis
  • tension
  • tension headache
  • tensor
  • tentorium
  • tepid
  • teras
  • terato-
  • teratogen
  • teratogenesis
  • teratoma
  • terazosin
  • teres
  • term infant
  • terminally ill
  • testicle
  • testicular cancer
  • testicular feminization syndrome
  • testis
  • testosterone
  • tests
  • test-tube baby
  • tetanus
  • tetanus immune globulin
  • tetany
  • tetracycline
  • tetrahydrocannabinol
  • tetralogy of Fallot
  • thalamus
  • thalassemia
  • thalidomide
  • thanatology
  • THC
  • theca
  • thelarche
  • thenar
  • therapeutic abortion
  • therapeutic touch
  • therapeutics
  • therm-, thermo-
  • thermal
  • thermocautery
  • thermocoagulation
  • thermography
  • thermolabile
  • thermometer
  • thermotherapy
  • theta rhythm
  • thiamine
  • thiazide
  • thigh
  • thigh bone
  • thioridazine
  • Thomsen's disease
  • thoracic aorta
  • thoracic duct
  • thoracic medicine
  • thoracic nerves
  • thoracic outlet syndrome
  • thoraco-
  • thorax
  • Thorazine
  • threatened abortion
  • three-day measles
  • threshold
  • thrill
  • throb
  • thromb-, thrombo-
  • thrombasthenia
  • thrombectomy
  • thrombin
  • thromboangiitis obliterans
  • thrombocyte
  • thrombocytopenia
  • thrombocytopenic purpura
  • thrombocytosis
  • thromboembolism
  • thrombolysis
  • thrombolytic therapy
  • thrombophlebitis
  • thromboplastin
  • thrombosis
  • thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura
  • thrombus
  • thrush
  • thymine
  • thymo-
  • thymosin
  • thymus
  • thyro-
  • thyrocalcitonin
  • thyroid cartilage
  • thyroid gland
  • thyroid storm
  • thyroidectomy
  • thyroiditis
  • thyroid-stimulating hormone
  • thyrotoxicosis
  • thyrotropin-releasing factor
  • thyroxine
  • tibia
  • tibio-
  • tic
  • tic douloureux
  • tick
  • Tietze's syndrome
  • Timoptic
  • tinea
  • tinea capitis
  • tinea corporis
  • tinea cruris
  • tinea pedis
  • tinea unguium
  • tinea versicolor
  • tinnitus
  • tissue
  • tissue plasminogen activator (TPA)
  • tissue typing
  • titer
  • titrate V.
  • tocopherol
  • Todd's paralysis
  • toe
  • tolazamide
  • tolbutamide
  • tolerance
  • tomography
  • -tomy
  • tone
  • tongue
  • tonic
  • tonicity
  • tonometer
  • tonsil
  • tonsillectomy
  • tonsillitis
  • tooth
  • tophi
  • topical
  • topical anesthesia
  • Toprol-XL
  • Toradol
  • torpor
  • torsion
  • torticollis
  • tortuous
  • total parenteral nutrition
  • Tourette's syndrome
  • tourniquet
  • tox-, toxi-, toxico-, toxo-
  • toxemia
  • toxemia of pregnancy
  • toxic
  • toxic shock syndrome
  • toxicity
  • toxicology
  • toxin
  • toxoid
  • toxoplasmosis
  • TPA
  • TPN
  • trabecula
  • trace element
  • tracer
  • trachea
  • tracheitis
  • tracheo-
  • tracheobronchitis
  • tracheomalacia
  • tracheostomy
  • trachoma
  • tract
  • traction
  • traditional Chinese medicine
  • tragus
  • trait
  • TRALI
  • tramadol
  • trance
  • tranquilizer
  • trans-
  • transcendental meditation
  • transcription
  • transdermal
  • transducer
  • transduction
  • transfer RNA
  • transference
  • transferrin
  • transfusion
  • transfusion reaction
  • transfusion-related acute lung injury
  • transient global amnesia
  • transient ischemic attack
  • translation
  • translocation
  • transmission
  • transmural
  • transplacental
  • transplant
  • transport
  • transposition
  • transsexualism
  • transudation
  • transverse
  • transverse colon
  • trapezium
  • trapezius
  • trapezoid bone
  • trauma
  • traumatic brain injury
  • traumatology
  • traveler's diarrhea
  • trazodone
  • treadmill test
  • treatment
  • trefoil peptides
  • trematode
  • tremor
  • trench mouth
  • treponema
  • tretinoin
  • TRF
  • tri-
  • triad
  • triage
  • triamcinolone
  • triazolam
  • tricarboxylic acid cycle
  • triceps
  • trichiasis
  • trichinosis
  • tricho-
  • trichobezoar
  • trichomoniasis
  • trichuriasis
  • tricuspid
  • tricuspid valve
  • trifocal glasses
  • trigeminal nerve
  • trigeminal neuralgia
  • triglyceride
  • trigone
  • triiodothyronine (T3)
  • trimester
  • first trimester
  • second trimester
  • third trimester
  • trimethoprim/sulfamethoxasole N.
  • triplet
  • triploid
  • trismus
  • trisomy
  • Tri-Vi-Flor
  • tRNA
  • trochanter
  • troche
  • trochlear nerve
  • trophoblast
  • trophoblastic cancer
  • tropical medicine
  • tropical sprue
  • troponin
  • true dwarf
  • trunk
  • truss
  • truth serum
  • trypanosomiasis
  • trypsin
  • tryptophan
  • tsetse fly
  • TSH
  • TSS
  • tubal ligation
  • tubal pregnancy
  • tubercle
  • tuberculin test
  • tuberculosis
  • tubule
  • tularemia
  • tumefaction
  • tumescence
  • tumor
  • tunica
  • tunica albuginea testes
  • tunnel vision
  • turbidity
  • turgid
  • Turner's syndrome
  • Twelve Step Program
  • twin
  • Tylenol #3
  • tympanic membrane
  • tympanoplasty
  • typhlitis
  • typhoid fever
  • typhus
  • tyramine
  • tyrosine
  • tyrosinemia
  • U
  • UA
  • ulalgia
  • ulcer
  • ulcerative colitis
  • ulcero-
  • ulemorrhagia
  • ulitis
  • ulna
  • ulnar artery
  • ulnar nerve
  • ultracentrifuge
  • Ultram
  • ultrasonography
  • ultrasound
  • ultraviolet radiation
  • umbilical cord
  • umbilical hernia
  • umbilicus
  • umbo
  • unconditioned reflex
  • unconscious
  • unconsciousness
  • unction
  • uncus
  • undescended testis
  • undulant fever
  • ungual
  • unguis
  • uni-
  • unilateral
  • union
  • unit
  • universal donor
  • universal precautions
  • unsaturated fatty acid
  • unstable angina
  • upper respiratory infection
  • upper respiratory tract
  • urachus
  • uracil
  • uragogue
  • urano-
  • urarthritis
  • uratemia
  • uraturia
  • urban typhus
  • urea
  • uremia
  • ureter
  • ureter-, uretero-
  • ureteritis
  • ureterocele
  • ureterostenosis
  • urethra
  • urethritis
  • urethro-
  • urethrocele
  • -uria
  • uric acid
  • uricaciduria
  • urinalysis
  • urinary bladder
  • urinary calculus
  • urinary frequency
  • urinary hesitancy
  • urinary incontinence
  • urinary tract
  • urinary tract infection
  • urinary urgency
  • urination
  • urine
  • uro-, urono-
  • urobilin
  • urobilinogen
  • urocele
  • urochesia
  • urodynia
  • urogenital
  • urologist
  • urology
  • uropathy
  • urticaria
  • utero-
  • uterus
  • utricle
  • uvea
  • uveitis
  • uvula
  • uvulitis
  • V
  • vaccination
  • vaccine
  • vaccinia
  • vacuole
  • vacuum aspiration
  • vagal
  • vagina
  • vaginal birth after Cesarean
  • vaginal cancer
  • vaginal discharge
  • vaginismus
  • vaginitis
  • vagino-
  • vago-
  • vagotomy
  • vagus nerve
  • valence
  • valgus
  • valine
  • Valium
  • vallecula
  • valley fever
  • valproic acid
  • valsalva maneuver
  • Valsartan
  • valve
  • valvotomy
  • valvular heart disease
  • vancomycin
  • varicella
  • varicella zoster virus
  • varicelliform
  • varicocele
  • varicose vein
  • varicosis
  • varicosity
  • variola
  • varix
  • vas deferens
  • vascular
  • vascularization
  • vasculitis
  • vasectomy
  • vaso-
  • vasoconstriction
  • vasoconstrictor
  • vasodilation
  • vasodilator
  • vasomotor
  • vasopressin
  • vasopressor
  • Vasotec
  • vasovasostomy
  • vasovesiculitis
  • vastus
  • VD
  • vector
  • vegetarian
  • vegetative
  • vehicle
  • vein
  • vena cava
  • inferior vena cava
  • superior vena cava
  • venereal
  • venereal disease
  • venipuncture
  • venlafaxine
  • veno-
  • venogram
  • venography
  • venom
  • venous blood
  • venous blood gases
  • venous pressure
  • venous sinus
  • venous thrombosis
  • venter
  • ventilation
  • ventilator
  • Ventolin
  • ventral
  • ventricle
  • ventricular aneurysm
  • ventricular fibrillation
  • ventricular septal defect
  • ventricular tachycardia
  • ventriculo-
  • venule
  • verapamil
  • vermicide
  • vermiform appendix
  • vermifuge
  • vernix caseosa
  • verruca
  • Versed
  • version
  • vertebra
  • vertebral column
  • vertebro-
  • vertebroplasty
  • vertigo
  • vesical
  • vesicant
  • vesicle
  • vesico-
  • vesicocele
  • vesicourethral reflux
  • vesiculitis
  • vessel
  • vestibular gland
  • vestibule
  • vestibulocochlear nerve
  • vestigial
  • viable
  • Viagra
  • vibrio
  • vibrissa
  • vicarious
  • Vicodin
  • villus
  • Vincent's angina
  • viral
  • viral hepatitis
  • viral infection
  • viral load
  • viral pneumonia
  • viremia
  • virilization
  • virion
  • viroid
  • virologist
  • virology
  • virulence
  • virus
  • viscera
  • viscero-
  • viscid
  • viscous
  • viscus
  • vision
  • Vistaril
  • visual acuity
  • visual field
  • visual purple
  • vital
  • vital capacity
  • vital signs
  • vital statistics
  • vitalism
  • vitamin
  • vitelline circulation
  • vitellus
  • vitiligo
  • vitreous humor
  • viviparous
  • vocal cord
  • vocal cord dysfunction
  • voice box
  • void
  • volar
  • volition
  • voluntary
  • voluntary muscle
  • volvulus
  • vomer
  • vomit
  • vomiting
  • von Recklinghausen's disease
  • vox
  • voyeurism
  • vulva
  • vulvectomy
  • vulvitis
  • vulvo-
  • vulvovaginitis
  • W
  • waist
  • Waldenström's macroglobulinemia
  • walker
  • wall
  • walleye
  • warfarin
  • wart
  • Wassermann test
  • wasting
  • water
  • water on the knee
  • Waterhouse-Friderichsen syndrome
  • wax
  • WBC
  • wean
  • weed
  • Wegener's Syndrome
  • Weil's disease
  • Wellbutrin
  • wen
  • Werdnig-Hoffman disease
  • Wernicke's aphasia
  • Wernicke's encephalopathy
  • West Nile virus
  • wet dream
  • wheal
  • wheeze
  • whiplash
  • white blood cell, white corpuscle (kə-səl)
  • white matter
  • whitehead
  • whole blood
  • whooping cough
  • whorl
  • Widal test
  • Wilms tumor
  • Wilson's disease
  • windpipe
  • wisdom tooth
  • withdrawal
  • withdrawal method
  • withdrawal symptoms
  • womb
  • word blindness
  • word salad
  • Wormian bones
  • wound
  • wrist
  • writer's cramp
  • wryneck
  • X-Y-Z
  • X chromosome
  • Xalatan
  • Xanax
  • xanthelasma
  • xanthemia
  • xanthine
  • xantho-
  • xanthoma
  • xanthoma disseminatum
  • xanthomatosis
  • xanthopsia
  • xanthosarcoma
  • xanthosis
  • xanthosis cutis
  • xanthosis diabetica
  • xanthous
  • xeno-
  • xenograft
  • xenophobia
  • xer-, xero-
  • xeroderma
  • xeroma
  • xerophthalmia
  • xerostomia
  • xiphoid process
  • X-linked
  • X-linked dominant inheritance
  • X-linked recessive inheritance
  • X ray
  • XX
  • XXX
  • XXY
  • XY
  • Xylocaine
  • XYY
  • Y chromosome
  • yatobyo
  • yawning
  • yaws
  • yellow fever
  • yellow marrow
  • yolk
  • yolk sac
  • yolk stalk
  • zafirlukast
  • Zantac
  • Zestril
  • zinc
  • zinc deficiency
  • Zithromax
  • Zn
  • zoanthropy
  • Zocor
  • Zollinger-Ellison syndrome
  • Zoloft
  • Zolpidem
  • zona
  • zona pellucida
  • zonule
  • zoo-
  • zoonosis
  • zoophilism
  • zoophobia
  • zoopsia
  • zootoxin
  • Zyban
  • zygomatic
  • zygomatic bone
  • zygote
  • zymoid
  • zymosis
  • APPENDICES
  • Overview of the Human Body
  • Major Organ Systems
  • Positional and Directional Terms
  • Tables of Weights and Measures
  • Common Abbreviations Used in Medicine
  • Naming Operations
  • Table of Important Elements
  • Table of Vitamins
  • Table of Managed Care Terms
  • Table of Commonly Prescribed Drugs—Trade Names
  • Table of Commonly Prescribed Drugs—Generic Names
  • Table of Over-the-Counter (OTC) Medications
  • Table of Complementary and Alternative Medicine Terms
  • Common Herbal Medicines
  • Some Herbal Medications Supported by Recent Medical Data
  • Potential Interactions of Herbs in Selected Medical Conditions
  • Potential Interactions of Herbs and Selected Medications
  • How to Find More Medical Information