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Glossary

Our word glossary is in alphabetical order to help you find a word and its medical definition.
  • Amniocentesis - Surgical transabominal perforation of the uterus to obtain amniotic fluid for analysis.
  • Aneurysm - A sac formed by the dilatation of a wall of an artery, a vein or the heart.
  • Angioplasty - Surgery of blood vessels.
  • Appendicitis - Inflammation of the appendix.
  • Bronchitis - Inflammation of one or more bronchi (large air passages of the lung, or windpipe).
  • Colonoscopy - Examination of the colon through an endoscope.
  • Crohn’s disease - Inflammation of the distal portion of the small intestine.
  • Diverticulitis - Inflammation of the lining of the colon.
  • Emphysema - An accumulation of air in tissues or organs, especially the lungs.
  • Pericardial effusion - The presence of fluid around the heart.
  • Pleurisy - Inflammation of the membrane sounding the lungs and lining the thoracic cavity.
  • Pneumonia - Inflammation of the lungs with the lungs becoming solid as air spaces are filled with fluid.
  • Pulmonary embolism - A clot brought by the blood from another vessel to the lungs, obstructing circulation.
  • Stenosis - Narrowing of a duct or canal, such as the blood vessels.
  • Venography - A special technique for imaging blood vessels.

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