Kavya Shah
Kavya Shah
in Discussion | 3 years ago

PRACTICE OF MEDICINE * * TOPIC OF THE DAY * ◼ * SOME IMPORTANT MEDICAL WORDS WITH DEFINITION * ◼ 1 Anemia - Deficiency of Hemoglobin in the blood 2. Analgesic - Medicine which alleviates pain 3. Arthralgia - Pain in a joint 4. Cephalalgia - Headache 5. Nephralgia - Pain in the kidney 6. Neuralgia - Nerve pain 7. Myalgia - Muscle pain Otalgia - ear ache 9. Gastralgia - Pain in the stomach 10. Pyoderma - Skin infection with pus formation 11. Leucoderma -Defective skin pigmentaion 12. Hysterodynia - Pain in the uterus 13. Hysterectomy - Excision of the uterus 14. Nephrectomy - Excision of a kidney 15. Adenectomy - Excision of a gland 16. Cholecystectomy - Excision of gall bladder 17. Thyroidectomy - Excision of thyroid gland 18. Arthritis - Inflammation of a joint 19. Bronchitis - Inflammation of the bronchi 20. Carditis - Inflammation of the heart 21. Cervicitis - Inflammation of the cervix 22. Colitis - Inflammation of the colon 23. Colpitis - inflammation of the vagina 24. Cystitis - Inflammation of the urinary bladder 25. Enteritis - Inflammation of the intestines 26. Gastritis - Inflammation of the stomach 27. Glossitis - Inflammation of the tongue 28. Hepatitis - Inflammation of the liver 29. Laryngitis - Inflammation of the larynx 30. Metritis - Inflammation of the uterus 31. Myelitis - Inflammation of the spinal cord 32. Nephritis - Inflammation of the kidney 33. Pharyngitis - Inflammation of the pharynx 34. Blepharitis -Inflammation of the eyelids 35. Cholelithiasis - Stone in the gall bladder 36. Nephrolithiasis - Stone in the kidney 37. Osteomalacia - Softening of bones through calcium or D vitamin 38. Adenoma -Benign tumor of glandular tissue 39. Myoma - Tumor of muscle 40. Diplopia - Double vision 41. Thrombosis - Formation of a blood clot 42. Pyloromyotomy - Incision of pyloric sphincter muscle 43. Hedrophobia - Fear of water (Rabies in humans) 44. Neuroplasty- Surgical repair of nerves 45. Pyloraplasty -Incision of plastic pylorus to widen passage 46. ​​Hemiplegia - Paralysis of one side of the body 47. Nephroptosis - Downward displacement of the kidney 48. Amenorrhoea - Absence of menstrual discharge 49. Dysmenorrhoea - Painful menstruation 50. Leucorrhea - Whitish vaginal discharge 51. Menorrhoea - Menstrual bleeding 52. Haemorrhage- Escape of blood from a vessel 53. Arrhythmia -Any deviation of normal rhythm of heart 54. Cholestasis - Diminution in the flow of bile 55. Haemostatis - Arrest of bleeding 56. Neurasthenia - Nervous debility 57. Cystostomy - Surgical opening made in the bladder 58. Cystotomy - Incision in the urinary bladder 59. Hypertrophy - Increase in the size of tissues 60. Haematuria - Blood in the urine 61. Glycosuria - Presence of sugar in the urine 62. Albuminuria - Presence of albumin in the urine

Comments
Login to add a comment
Discussions