HESI Vocab - H,I,K

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Hematosalpinx

fallopian tube with blood present

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Hidradenitis

inflammation of sweat glands

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Histology

study of tissues in nature

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HIV

retrovirus that causes AIDS

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Hydration

the taking up of elements with the aid of water; constant supply of water or fluids

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Hydrosalpinx

water in fallopian tube

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Hygiene

the science of health-inducing practices; the condition or practice of activities that can maintain physical health

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Hymenectomy

removal of the hymen

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Hyperplasia

elevated number of cells

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Hypocapnia

decreased level of carbon dioxide in the bloodstream

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Hypodermic

related to underneath the skin

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Hypoplasia

decreased number of cells required for normal organ development

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Hypoxemia

limited oxygen in the bloodstream

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Hysteropexy

fixation of the uterus

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Iatrology

study of medicine

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Impaired

a condition in which one cannot perform or function properly; often refers to a person who is under the influence of drugs or alcohol

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Impending

hanging overhead threateningly; bound to occur in near future

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Incidence

the arrival of something at a surface; something that occurs or affects something else

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Induration

firm point or points, possibly in the periwound area

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Inferior

below a point of origin

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Inflamed

to incite an intensely emotional state; also refers to something that has been set on fire

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Ingest

to take into one's mouth for digestion

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Initiate

to cause something to begin or to set events into motion; can also refer to the process through which a person is allowed entry into a club or organization

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Insidious

something or someone who is enticed by danger; slow developing dangerousness

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Intact

something that remains whole or untouched by destructive forces; having no relevant part removed or altered

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Internal

things inside of body or the mind; something that exists with the limits and confines of something else

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Invasive

tending to spread or infringe upon something; may also refer to something that will enter the human body

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Karyocyte

cellular unit with a nucleus

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Keloid

scar tissue that has exhibited excessive growth

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Keratogenic

creation of horny like tissue appearance