HESI Vocab - N,O

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Necrosis

cellular death, often resulting in black, dead tissue

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Neuropathy

new-sprung disease

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Nephrectomy

removal of a kidney

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Nephrogram

x-ray of the kidney

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Nephrolysis

kidney separation

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Nephroplexy

fixation of the kidney

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Nephroma

kidney tumor

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Nephromegaly

kidney enlargement

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Nephroptosis

sagging kidney

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Nephrostomy

creating an opening to the kidney

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Neuroma

tumor involving the nerves

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Nocturia

urination at night

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Nutrient

something that provides nourishment

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Occluded

closed or blocked off

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Oligomenorrhea

limited menstrual discharge

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Ominous

exhibiting an omen

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Oncology

study of tumor like tissue

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Ongoing

in the process of occurring; continuously advancing or moving ahead

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Onychomyosis

fungal condition of the nail

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Onychocryptosis

ingrown nail

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Oophorectomy

removal of an ovary

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Oral

spoken by mouth; relating to the mouth

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Orchidectomy

removal of both or one testis

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Orchidotomy

incision made into the testis

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Orchiepididymitis

inflammation of epididymis and testis

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Orchioplasty

repair of the testis

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Orchitis

inflammation of the testicle

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Overt

something that is openly displayed or obvious

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Oximeter

a device used to measure oxygen saturation of the blood