Chapter 48: First Trimester Complications
#1. acrania - partial or complete absence of the cranium #2. anembryonic pregnancy (blighted ovum) - gestational sac without an embryo #3. anencephaly - congenital absence of the brain and cranial ...
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Chapter 09: The Vascular System
#1. anastomosis - a communication between two blood vessels without any intervening capillary network #2. aneurysm - permanent localized dilation of an artery, with an increase in diameter of 1.5 ti...
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Chapter 63: The Fetal Urogenital System
#1. cloacal exstrophy - complex malformation involving lower limb anomalies, spinal defect, anal atresia, and lower abdominal wall defect below the cord insertion involving exstrophy of the bladder a...
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Chapter 16: The Retroperitoneum
#1. Addison’s disease - condition caused by hyposecretion of hormones from the adrenal cortex #2. adenoma - smooth, round, homogeneous benign tumor of the adrenal cortex associated with Cushing’s sy...
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Chapter 02: Introduction to Physical Findings, Physiology, and Laboratory Data
#1. acidic - a type of solution that contains more hydrogen ions than hydroxyl ions #2. acidosis - an actual increase in the acidity of blood due to an accumulation of acids (as in diabetic acidosis...
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Chapter 11: The Gallbladder and the Biliary System
#1. adenomyomatosis - small polypoid projections from the gallbladder wall #2. ampulla of Vater - small opening in the duodenum in which the pancreatic and common bile duct enter to release secret...
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Chapter 21: The Breast
#1. acinus (acini) - glandular (milk-producing) component of the breast lobule. Each breast has hundreds of lobules, each of which contains one or several acini #2. adenosis - overgrowth of the stro...
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Chapter 12: The Pancreas
#1. acini cells - cells that perform exocrine function #2. amylase - enzyme secreted by the pancreas to aid in the digestion of carbohydrates #3. body of the pancreas - lies in the midepigastrium a...
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Chapter 18: Abdominal Applications of Ultrasound Contrast Agents
#1. acoustic emission - occurs when an appropriate level of acoustic energy is applied to the tissue; the microbubbles first oscillate and then rupture; the rupture of the microbubbles results in ran...
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Chapter 24: The Musculoskeletal System
#1. acromioclavicular joint (AC) - the joint found in the shoulder that connects the clavicle to the acromion process of the scapula #2. anisotropy - the quality of comprising varying values of a gi...
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Chapter 08: Introduction to Abdominal Scanning: Techniques and Protocols
#1. aorta - largest arterial structure in the body; arises from the left ventricle to supply blood to the head, upper and lower extremities, and abdominopelvic cavity #2. celiac axis (CA) - first ma...
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Chapter 10: The Liver
#1. bare area - area superior to the liver that is not covered by peritoneum so that the inferior vena cava may enter the chest #2. bilirubin - yellow pigment in bile formed by the breakdown of re...
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Chapter 49: Sonography of the Second and Third Trimesters
#1. apex - the ventricles of the heart come to a point called the apex; normally the apex is directed toward the left hip #2. atrium of the lateral ventricles - the portion of the cerebral ventricul...
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Chapter 31: Anatomic and Physiologic Relationships within the Thoracic Cavity
#1. atrioventricular valves - valves located between the atria and ventricle #2. continuous murmur - heart murmur that begins in systole and continues without interruption through the time of the se...
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