HESI Vocab- B&C

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Balantitis

inflammation of the penis

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Balanorrhea

elevated discharge of the penis

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Bilateral

having two sides; may refer to something that affects both sides of the human body

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Biopsy

removal of tissue for evaluation purposes

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Bronchogram

x-ray of the bronchi

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Bronchography

the taking of the bronchi x-ray

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Carbuncle

skin disease associated with boils

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Carcinogen

cancer causing agent

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Carcinoma

malignant tumor

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Cast

the process by which something is given shape through the pouring of a liquid substance into a mold; may also refer to the throwing of an oject

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Caudal

related to the tail position

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Cease

to bring about to a gradual end; refers to something that dies out or becomes extinct.

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Cellulitis

inflammation of connective tissue, associated with infection and fever

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Cephalic

related to the head position

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Cervicectomy

removal of the cervix

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Cicatrix

scar

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Colpoplasty

repair of the vagina

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Colposcope

device used to explore the vagina and cervix with visual examination

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Compensatory

an equivalent; the action of making a payment that serves as a counterbalance for another action

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Complications

a factor that represents a degree of difficulty; may also refer to a secondary disease or condition

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Comply

to carry out the wishes of another person; to perform in the manner described by law

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Concave

a surface that is rounded inward like a bowl; surface that is arched or curved

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Concise

straightforward and to the point; absent of all excessive detail

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Consistency

the agreement of each of the parts that constitute a whole

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Constrict

to make something narrow by squeezing or compressing

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Contingent

something that may happen; may also refer to something that is dependent upon or conditioned by something else

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Contour

the line that represents the shape of a curvy figure

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Contract

an agreement between two parties that bind each to perform certain actions

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Contraindication

the presence of symptom or condition that will make a specific treatment unadvisable

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Contusion

bruising of tissue without loss in skin integrity

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Cyanosis

bluish color of the skin related to poor blood supply

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Cystogram

x-ray of the bladder

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Cystoscope

device used for inspection of the bladder

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Cytoscopy

examination of the bladder by vision

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Cytogenic

related to creation of cells

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Cytoid

similar to a cell

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Cytology

study of cellular biology

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Cytoplasm

element inside the cell