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Scribeamerica Medical Terminology

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1. Nostril






2. High sodium - dehydration






3. Uvula in normal position (not shifted)






4. Small infected bump on the eyelid - usually in between the eyelash hairs






5. Mouth or orifice; example P.O. means Per Os or by mouth






6. The bottom or base of an organ; often referring to the uterus or eye






7. Condition of feeling the room-spin






8. Swelling of optic disk due to increased intracranial pressure - seen fundoscopically






9. Atraumatic - Normocephalic. Normal external head inspection






10. Imperfect closure or meeting of opposing teeth - indicative of trauma or jaw fracture






11. Extremely overweight






12. Headache






13. General appearance of lacking water; dry lips - dry mucosa






14. Excessive or profuse bleeding






15. Area of dead tissue following prolonged ischemia






16. Muscle aches






17. Yellowing of the sclera due to jaundice






18. 'Ringing in the ears' - the perception of ringing even with no external stimuli






19. Disturbance of rhythm in the heartbeat






20. Carotid - brachial - radial - femoral - popliteal - dorsal pedis (DP) or posterior tibia (PT)






21. The diseases that a physician is considering as the reason for the patient's symptoms






22. A permanent localized numbness or weakness to a specific nerve's distal innervation






23. Swelling of the optic nerve sheath - as noted with fundoscopic examination






24. The toes flex upward when sole of foot is stimulated - indicating motor nerve damage.






25. Heart rhythm for anyone with Atrial Fibrillation






26. Throat infection






27. The breaking-open of a bodily structure






28. Foul-smelling






29. High blood sugar due to diabetes






30. White part of the eye






31. Bony tenderness directly over the vertebrae






32. Infection of the sinuses - usually causing sinus pressure






33. Arterial wall splits apart and threatens the patient's life due to risk of hemorrhage






34. Jugular vein distention - sign of heart dysfunction






35. Pus draining from the nose






36. High potassium - concerning for heart arrhythmias






37. Uvula in normal position (not shifted)






38. New onset - likely concerning. Opposite of chronic






39. Imperfect closure or meeting of opposing teeth - indicative of trauma or jaw fracture






40. Light sensitivity






41. Involuntary 'shaking' eye movements - rather than normal continuous smooth motion






42. Sticky tongue - mouth - and lips indicating early dehydration






43. Bruise/swelling of septum (sign of a nose fracture)






44. Outer ear infection






45. Carotid - brachial - radial - femoral - popliteal - dorsal pedis (DP) or posterior tibia (PT)






46. Swelling of a lymph-node - usually indicative of an infection distally






47. Outer ear infection






48. Difficulty in neurologically generating or understanding language






49. Extra ocular muscles intact






50. Enlarged thyroid