Medical Glossary

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MEDICAL TERM
Abdominal cavity
ABO blood groups
Abortion
Abscess
ACE inhibitor
Achilles tendon
Acid base balance
Acid reflux
Acidosis
Acne
Acquired
Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome
Acute
Acute respiratory disease
Addiction
Adenitis
Adipose tissue
Adjuvant therapy
Adrenal failure
Adrenal glands
Adverse reaction
Aerobic exercise
Affective disorder
Afterbirth
Afterpains
AIDS
AIDS-related complex
Air embolism
Airway obstruction
Airways
Albinism
Alcoholic cardiomyopathy
Alimentary canal
Alkalosis
Alkylating agents
Allergen
Allergic rhinitis
Allergy
Alopecia
ALS
Altitude sickness
Alzheimer disease
Amenorrhoea
Amniocentesis
Amniotic fluid
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
Anabolic steroid
Anaemia
Anaesthesia
Anaesthetic
Anal fissure
Anal fistula
Anal sphincter
Analgesic
Anaphylactic shock
Anatomy
Androgen
Anencephaly
Aneurysm
Angina pectoris
Angioma
Angioplasty
Anorexia nervosa
Antacid
Antibiotic resistance
Antibiotics
Antibody
Anticoagulants
Antiemetics
Antihistamine
Antihypertensives
Antioxidants
Antipsychotics
Antiseptics
Anus
Aorta
Aortic stenosis
Apgar score
Aplasia
Aplastic anaemia
Apnoea
Appendectomy
Appendicitis
Appendix
ARC
Arteriosclerosis
Arteritis
Artery
Arthritis
Arthroscopy
Artificial insemination
Artificial respiration/ventilation
Ascites
Ascorbic acid
Aspermia
Asphyxia
Asthma
Astigmatism
Atherectomy
Atheroma
Atherosclerosis
Athlete's foot
Atresia
Atria
Atrial fibrillation
Atrial flutter
Atrial septal defect
Atrophy
Attention-deficit disorder
Audiogram
Aura
Auscultation
Autism
Autoimmune disease
Autonomic nervous system
Autopsy
Autosomal dominant
Autosomal recessive
Axilla

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MEDICAL TERM
B cell
B lymphocyte
Bacillus
Bacteraemia
Bacteriostatic
Bacterium
Bacteriuria
Ball-and-socket joint
Balloon angioplasty
Balloon catheter
Barbiturates
Barium enema
Barrier method of contraception
Bartholin's glands
Basal cell carcinoma
Basal metabolic rate
BCG vaccine
Becker's muscular dystrophy
Bell's palsy
Bends
Benign tumour
Beta blocker
Beta carotene
Bifocal
Bilateral
Bile
Bile duct
Biliary atresia
Biliary colic
Biliary tract
Bilirubin
Binging and purging
Biochemistry
Bioequivalent
Biofeedback
Bipolar disorder
Birth canal
Birth control
Birth defect
Birthmark
Bisexuality
Bladder
Blepharitis
Blind spot
Blood clot
Blood poisoning
Blood pressure
Blood transfusion
Blood type
Blood-brain barrier
Boil
Bone marrow
Bone marrow transplant
Bone spur
Booster
Botulism
Bowel
Bradycardia
Brain damage
Brain death
Breech birth
Bronchiolitis
Bronchitis
Bronchoconstrictor
Bronchodilator
Bronchospasm
Bruise
Bruxism
Bubonic plague
Bulimia
Bunion
Burkitt's lymphoma
Bursa
Bursitis
Butterfly bandage
Bypass

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MEDICAL TERM
Caesarean section
Calcification
Calcitonin
Calcium
Calcium channel blocker
Callus
Calorie
Canal
Cancer
Cancer staging
Candidiasis
Canker sore
Capillary
Carbohydrate
Carbon dioxide
Carcinogen
Carcinoma
Cardiac arrest
Cardiogenic shock
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardiopulmonary resuscitation
Cardiovascular system
Carditis
Carotene
Carotid arteries
Carpal bones
Carpal tunnel syndrome
Cartilage
Cast
CAT scanning
Cat-scratch fever
Cataract
Catheter
Catheterization
Cauliflower ear
Cauterisation
Cecum
Cell
Cellulitis
Central nervous system
Cerebellum
Cerebral palsy
Cerebrospinal fluid
Cerebrovascular disease
Cerebrum
Cervical cap
Cervical dysplasia
Cervical incompetence
Cervical smear
Cervicitis
Cervix
Chancre
Chemotherapy
Chickenpox
Chlamydia
Cholecystectomy
Cholera
Cholesterol
Chondritis
Chondroma
Chondromalacia patellae
Chondrosarcoma
Chorionic villus sampling
Choroiditis
Chromosome analysis
Chronic
Chronic obstructive lung disease
Cilia
Circumcision
Cirrhosis of the liver
Claudication
Claustrophobia
Clavicle
Cleft lip
Cleft palate
Clinical trial
Clitoris
Clone
Closed fracture
Clotting factor
Clubfoot
Cluster headache
CNS
Coagulation
Cocarcinogen
Coccyx
Cochlea
Coeliac Disease
Coitus
Cold sore
Colectomy
Colic
Colitis
Collapsed lung
Colon
Colonoscopy
Colostomy
Colour blindness
Coma
Comminuted fracture
Common cold
Communicable disease
Compound fracture
Compression fracture
Computed tomography scanning
Concussion
Congenital
Congestive heart failure
Conjunctiva
Conjunctivitis
Connective tissue
Constipation
Contraindication
Contusion
Corn
Cornea
Coronary
Coronary arteries
Coronary artery bypass surgery
Coronary heart disease
Coronary thrombosis
Corpuscle
Corticosteroids
CPR
Creatinine
Croup
Cruciate ligaments
CT scanning
Culture
Curettage
CVS
Cyanosis
Cyst
Cystectomy
Cystic fibrosis
Cystoscopy
Cystostomy

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MEDICAL TERM
D and C
Debridement
Decompression sickness
Deep-vein thrombosis
Defecation
Defibrillation
Degenerative arthritis
Dehydration
Deiodinase enzymes
Dementia
Depilatory
Depot injection
Depression
Dermabrasion
Dermatitis
Dermis
Desensitisation
Detoxification
Dextrocardia
Dextrose
Diabetes insipidus
Diabetes mellitus
Dialysis
Diaper rash
Diaphragm
Diastolic pressure
Diathermy
Digestive enzyme
Dilatation and Curettage
Diphtheria
Disk prolapse
Dislocation
Distention
Diuretic
Diverticulitis
DNA
Dominant gene
Dopamine
Down syndrome
Duchenne muscular dystrophy
Duodenal ulcer
Duodenum
Dysentery
Dyspnoea
Dystrophy

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MEDICAL TERM
Eardrum
ECG (sometimes called an EKG)
Echocardiogram
Eclampsia
Ectopic
Eczema
EEG
Elective
Electroencephalography
Embolism
Embryo
Emetic
Emphysema
Encephalitis
Endarterectomy
Endemic
Endocarditis
Endocardium
Endocrine gland
Endogenous
Endometrial polyp
Endometriosis
Endometrium
Endophthalmitis
Endorphin
Endoscope
Endothelium
Endotracheal tube
Enteritis
Enterobiasis
Enuresis
Enzyme
Epidemic
Epidermis
Epididymis
Epidural anaesthesia
Epilepsy
Epinephrine
Episcleritis
Episiotomy
Epithelium
Epstein-Barr virus
Erysipelas
Erythema
Erythrocyte
Erythrocyte sedimentation rate
Erythroplakia
Eustachian tube
Euthanasia
Euthyroid
Excision
Excretion
Exercise stress test
Exercise thallium test
Exogenous
Expectorant
Extensor muscle
External version
Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy
Extradural anaesthesia

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MEDICAL TERM
Facial palsy
Faecal occult blood test
Failure to thrive
Fallopian tube
Familial
Fasciitis
Fatty acid
Febrile
Femoral artery
Femur
Fertilisation
Fertility
Fertility drug
Fibre
Fibre-optics
Fibrillation
Fibroadenoma
Fibrocystic breast disease
Fibroid
Fibroma
Fibrosis
Fifth disease
Fissure
Fistula
Fitness
Flatulence
Floaters
Flu
Fluke
Fluoride
Fluoroscopy
Foetal alcohol syndrome
Foetal distress
Foetal monitoring
Foetal tissue transplant
Foetus
Folic acid
Follicle
Follicle Stimulating Hormone (FSH)
Folliculitis
Fontanelles
Food poisoning
Forceps
Forceps delivery
Foreign body
Foreskin
Fracture
Fraternal twins
Free radical
Free T3
Free T4
Frostbite
FSH
Fulminant
Fungus

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MEDICAL TERM
Galactocele
Galactorrhoea
Galactosaemia
Galactose
Gallbladder
Gallstone
Gallstone ileus
Gamete intrafallopian transfer
Gamma globulin
Ganglion
Gangrene
Gastrectomy
Gastric acid
Gastric juice
Gastric lavage
Gastric ulcer
Gastrin
Gastrinoma
Gastritis
Gastro-enteritis
Gastrointestinal series
Gastrointestinal tract
Gastroscopy
Gastrostomy
Gaucher's disease
Gavage
Gene
Gene therapy
General anaesthesia
Generic drug
Genetic analysis
Genetic counselling
Genetic disorder
Genetic engineering
Genital herpes
Genital tract
Genital wart
Genome
Geographic tongue
Germ cell
German measles
Gestation
GI series
Giardiasis
GIFT
Gingivectomy
Gingivitis
Gland
Glaucoma
Gliadin
Glioblastoma multiforme
Glioma
Glomerulonephritis
Glomerulosclerosis
Glossectomy
Glucagon
Glucose
Glucose tolerance test
Gluten
Glycogen
Glycosuria
Goitre
Gonadotropic hormones
Gonorrhoea
Gout
Graft
Grand mal
Granuloma
Graves' disease
Guillain-Barré syndrome
Guthrie test

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MEDICAL TERM
H1 (histamine) blocker
H2 (histamine) blocker
Haemangioma
Haemarthrosis
Haematemesis
Haematocrit
Haematoma
Haematuria
Haemochromatosis
Haemodialysis
Haemoglobin
Haemoglobinuria
Haemolysis
Haemophilia
Haemorrhage
Haemorrhoid
Haemospermia
Haemostasis
Haemothorax
Hair follicle
Halitosis
Hallucination
Hammer toe
Hamstring muscle
Hardening of the arteries
Hashimoto's thyroiditis
Hay fever
HDL
Heart attack
Heart block
Heart disease
Heart failure
Heart rate
Heart valve
Heart-lung machine
Heartburn
Heat exhaustion
Heat stroke
Heel spur
Heimlich manoeuvre
Helper T cells
Hepatectomy
Hepatic
Hepatitis
Hepatitis A
Hepatitis B
Hepatitis C
Hepatitis D
Hepatoma
Hepatomegaly
Hereditary
Hereditary spherocytosis
Hermaphroditism
Hernia
Herniated disk
Herpes encephalitis
Herpes simplex
Herpes zoster
Heterosexuality
Hiatal hernia
Hiccup
High-density lipoprotein
Hirschsprung's disease
Hirsutism
Histamine
Histoplasmosis
HIV
Hives
Hodgkin's disease
Homeostasis
Homocystinuria
Homosexuality
Hookworm
Hormonal implant
Hormone
Hormone replacement therapy
Hospice
Hot flush
HTLV
Human immunodeficiency virus
Human T-cell lymphotrophic virus
Hydramnios
Hydrocele
Hydrocephalus
Hydrocortisone
Hygiene
Hymen
Hyperactivity
Hyperalimentation
Hyperbilirubinemia
Hypercalcaemia
Hypercholesterolemia
Hyperglycemia
Hyperlipidemia
Hyperparathyroidism
Hyperplasia
Hypersensitivity
Hypertension
Hyperthermia
Hyperthyroidism
Hypertrophy
Hyperventilation
Hypochondriasis
Hypodermic needle
Hypoglycaemia
Hypoplasia
Hypotension
Hypothermia
Hypothyroidism
Hypoventilation
Hypoxemia
Hypoxia
Hysterectomy
Hysteria
Hysterosalpingography
Hysteroscopy

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MEDICAL TERM
Iatrogenic
Ichthyosis
Idiopathic
Ileostomy
Ileum
Ileum
Imaging
Immune deficiency
Immune system
Immunisation
Immunity
Immunocompromised
Immunodeficiency
Immunoglobin
Immunoglobulin E (IgE)
Immunoglobulin G (IgG)
Immunology
Immunostimulant
Immunosuppressant
Impacted fracture
Imperforate anus
Impetigo
Implant
Impotence
In situ
In vitro
In vitro fertilisation
In vivo
Incompetent cervix
Incontinence
Incubation period
Indigestion
Induction of labour
Infarction
Infection
Infective arthritis
Infertility
Inflammation
Inflammatory bowel disease
Inflammatory joint disease
Influenza
Informed consent
Infusion
Ingestion
Ingrown toenail
Inguinal hernia
Inhaler
Inheritance
Injection
Insemination
Insomnia
Insulin
Insulinoma
Intensive care
Interferon
Internal fixation
Interstitial
Interstitial cystitis
Interstitial lung disease
Interstitial pulmonary fibrosis
Interstitial radiation therapy
Intervertebral disks
Intestinal bypass
Intestine
Intolerance
Intra-aortic balloon pump
Intractable
Intramedullary rod
Intraocular pressure
Intrauterine device
Intravenous
Intrinsic
Intubation
Invasive
Involuntary
Iodine
Ionizing radiation
IQ
Iris
Iron
Iron-deficiency anaemia
Irrigation
Irritable bladder
Irritable bowel syndrome
Ischaemia
IUD
IVF

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MEDICAL TERM
Jaundice
Jock itch
Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis

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MEDICAL TERM
Kaposi's sarcoma
Kawasaki disease
Keloid
Keratin
Keratitis
Keratolytic
Keratoplasty
Keratosis
Ketoacidosis
Kidney
Kidney stone
Killer T cells
Kilocalorie
Kimmelstiel-Wilson syndrome
Klinefelter's syndrome
Knee-jerk reflex
Kyphosis

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MEDICAL TERM
Labia
Labour
Labyrinthitis
Laceration
Lactase deficiency
Lactation
Lactation suppression
Lactic acid
Lactose
Lactose intolerance
Lamaze method
Laminectomy
Laparoscope
Laparoscopic cholecystectomy
Laparoscopy
Large intestine
Large-cell carcinoma
Laryngectomy
Laryngitis
Larynx
Laser treatment
Latent infection
Lateral
Laxatives
Lazy eye
LDL
Lead poisoning
Learning disability
Legionnaires' disease
Leiomyoma
Leishmaniasis
Leptospirosis
Lesch-Nyhan syndrome
Lesion
Leukaemia
Leukocyte
Leukocyte count
Leukodystrophy
Leukoplakia
Levothyroxine
LH
Lichen planus
Ligament
Ligation
Liothyronine
Lipid-lowering drugs
Lipidosis
Lipids
Lipoma
Lipoproteins
Liposarcoma
Liposuction
Listeriosis
Lithotripsy
Liver
Liver failure
Lobe
Lobectomy
Local anaesthesia
Locked joint
Lockjaw
Locomotor system
Lordosis
Lou Gehrig's disease
Low-density lipoprotein
Lumbago
Lumbar puncture
Lumbar spine
Lumpectomy
Lung collapse
Lungs
Lupus erythematosus
Luteinizing hormone
Lyme disease
Lymph
Lymph node
Lymphadenopathy
Lymphangiography
Lymphatic system
Lymphocyte
Lymphocytic leukaemia
Lymphogranuloma venereum
Lymphomas
Lymphosarcoma

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MEDICAL TERM
Macula
Macular degeneration
Magnesium
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
Malabsorption
Malaria
Malformation
Malignant
Malignant hyperthermia
Malignant melanoma
Mallory-Weiss syndrome
Mammography
Mammoplasty
Mandible
Mania
Manic-depressive disorder
MAO inhibitor
Marfan's syndrome
Mast cell
Mastectomy
Mastitis
Maxilla
Measles
Meconium
Medial
Median nerve
Mediastinoscopy
Medulla
Medulloblastoma
Megacolon
Megaloblastic anaemia
Meiosis
Melanin
Melanocyte-stimulating hormone
Melanocytes
Melanoma
Menarche
Meniere's disease
Meninges
Meningioma
Meningitis
Meningocele
Meniscectomy
Meniscus
Menopause
Menorrhagia
Menstrual cycle
Menstruation
Mesenteric infarction
Mesenteric lymphadenitis
Mesothelioma
Mesothelium
Messenger RNA
Metabolic rate
Metabolism
Metabolite
Metastasis
Metered-dose inhaler
Micro-organism
Microbe
Microbiology
Microcephaly
Microdiskectomy
Microsurgery
Micturition syncope
Middle ear
Middle ear effusion
Midwifery
Migraine
Mineral
Minipill
Miotic
Miscarriage
Mites
Mitosis
Mitral insufficiency
Mitral stenosis
Mitral valve
Mitral valve prolapse
Modified radical mastectomy
Molar tooth
Mole
Molecule
Molluscum contagiosum
Mongolian spot
Monoamine oxidise inhibitor antidepressant
Monoclonal antibodies
Mononucleosis
Monounsaturated fat
Morbidity
Morning sickness
Mortality
Motor nerve
Motor neurone disease
Mouth-to-mouth resuscitation
MRI
MS
Mucocele
Mucolytic
Mucous membrane
Mucus
Multi-infarct dementia
Multiple myeloma
Multiple pregnancy
Multiple sclerosis
Multiple-gated acquisition scan
Mumps
Murmur
Muscle fibres
Muscle relaxants
Muscle tone
Muscle wasting
Muscular dystrophy
Mutagen
Mutation
Myalgia
Myasthenia gravis
Mycobacterium
Mycoplasma
Mycosis
Mydriatic
Myelin sheath
Myelitis
Myelocele
Myeloma
Myelosclerosis
Myocardial infarction
Myocarditis
Myocardium
Myomectomy
Myopathy
Myopia
Myositis
Myringotomy
Myxoma

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MEDICAL TERM
Narcolepsy
Narcosis
Narcotic
Narcotic analgesics
Nasal septum
Nasogastric tube
Nasopharynx
Natural childbirth
Natural desiccated thyroid (NDT)
Natural methods of family planning
Nausea
Nebulizer
Necrosis
Needle aspiration
Needle biopsy
Neonate
Neoplasm
Nephrectomy
Nephritis
Nephroblastoma
Nephrolithotomy
Nephrons
Nephrosclerosis
Nephrostomy
Nephrotic syndrome
Nerve
Nerve block
Nerve cell
Nerve compression
Neural tube
Neural tube defects
Neuralgia
Neuritis
Neuroblastoma
Neurofibrillary tangles
Neurofibromatosis
Neuroleptic
Neuroma
Neurone
Neuropathy
Neurosis
Neurotoxins
Neurotransmitters
Neutrophil
Nevus
New-born respiratory distress syndrome
Niacin
Night terrors
Nitrates
Nocturia
Nocturnal emission
Node
Nodule
Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
Non-insulin-dependent diabetes
Nondisjunction
Noninvasive
Nonnarcotic analgesic
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs
Norepinephrine
Norwalk virus
Nosocomial infection
NSAID
Nucleic acids
Nucleotide bases
Nucleus
Numbness
Nurse-midwife
Nutrient
Nystagmus

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MEDICAL TERM
Oat cell carcinoma
Obesity
Obsessive-compulsive disorder
Obstructive sleep apnoea
Occlusion
Occult blood
Occupational disease
Occupational therapy
Ocular
Oculomotor nerves
Oedema
Oesophageal spasm
Oesophageal varices
Oesophagus
Oestrogen
Oestrogen replacement therapy
Olfactory nerves
Oligodendroglioma
Oligohydramnios
Oligospermia
Oncogenes
Oocyte
Oophorectomy
Open heart surgery
Ophthalmia
Ophthalmologist
Ophthalmoplegia
Ophthalmoscopy
Opportunistic infection
Optic
Optic nerves
Optic neuritis
Optician
Oral contraceptives
Orbit
Orchidectomy
Orchidopexy
Orchitis
Organ donation
Organism
Orgasm
Orphan drugs
Orthopnoea
Orthotic
Osgood-Schlatter disease
Osmosis
Ossification
Osteitis
Osteitis deformans
Osteoarthritis
Osteoblast
Osteochondritis dissecans
Osteochondritis juvenilis
Osteochondroma
Osteoclast
Osteodystrophy
Osteogenesis imperfecta
Osteolysis
Osteoma
Osteomalacia
Osteomyelitis
Osteopetrosis
Osteophyte
Osteoporosis
Osteosarcoma
Osteosclerosis
Otalgia
OTC remedy
Otitis externa
Otitis media
Otorrhoea
Otosclerosis
Ototoxicity
Outpatient treatment
Ovaries
Over-the-counter remedy
Overactive thyroid
Overdose
Ovulation
Ovum
Oxidation
Oximetry
Oxygen
Oxygen free radicals
Oxytocin
Ozone

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MEDICAL TERM
Pacemaker
Paget's disease
Palate
Palliative treatment
Pallor
Palpation
Palpitation
Palsy
Pancreas
Pancreatitis
Pandemic
Panic disorder
Pap smear
Papilloma
Paracentesis
Paralysis
Paramedic
Paranoia
Paraphimosis
Paraplegia
Parasite
Parasympathetic nervous system
Parathyroid glands
Parathyroid hormone
Parathyroidectomy
Parenteral
Paresis
Paresthesia
Parkinson's disease
Paronychia
Parotid glands
Paroxysm
Partial mastectomy
Partial seizure
Passive exercise
Passive smoking
Patella
Patent
Patent ductus arteriosus
Paternity testing
Pathogen
Pathogenesis
Pathology
Patient-controlled analgesia
Peak flow measurement
Pectoral muscles
Pellagra
Pelvic examination
Pelvic inflammatory disease
Pelvis
Penile function tests
Penile implant
Penis
Pepsin
Peptic ulcer
Percutaneous
Perforation
Periarteritis nodosa
Pericardial effusion
Pericarditis
Pericardium
Perinatal
Periosteum
Periostitis
Peripheral nervous system
Peripheral vascular disease
Peristalsis
Peritoneum
Peritonitis
Pernicious anaemia
Perthes' disease
Pertussis
PET scanning
Petit mal
Peutz-Jeghers syndrome
pH
Phagocyte
Phantom limb
Pharmacology
Pharyngitis
Pharynx
Phenothiazines
Phenylketonuria
Pheochromocytoma
Phimosis
Phlebitis
Phlebothrombosis
Phlegm
Phobia
Phosphates
Phospholipids
Phosphorus
Photocoagulation
Photophobia
Photosensitivity
Phototherapy
Physical therapy
Physiology
Phytochemicals
Pica
Pickwickian syndrome
PID
Pigmentation
Pinkeye
Pinworm
Pituitary adenoma
Pituitary gland
Pityriasis alba
Pityriasis rosea
Pivot joint
PKU
Placebo
Placebo effect
Placenta
Placenta praevia
Placental abruption
Placental insufficiency
Plague
Plantar reflex
Plantar wart
Plaque
Plasma
Plasma cell
Plasmapheresis
Platelet
Pleura
Pleural effusion
Pleural membranes
Pleural rub
Pleural space
Pleurisy
Pleurodynia
Plummer-Vinson syndrome
PMS
Pneumoconiosis
Pneumocystis pneumonia
Pneumonectomy
Pneumonia
Pneumothorax
Poliomyelitis
Polyarthritis
Polycystic kidney disease
Polycystic ovary syndrome
Polycythaemia
Polydactyly
Polydipsia
Polymyalgia rheumatica
Polymyositis
Polyp
Polysaccharide
Polyunsaturated fat
Polyuria
Porphyria
Portal hypertension
Portal vein
Positron emission tomography scanning
Post-mortem examination
Post-traumatic stress disorder
Postcoital contraception
Posterior
Postmenopausal bleeding
Postmyocardial infarction syndrome
Postnatal
Postpartum
Postural drainage
Postural hypotension
Potassium
Pre-eclampsia
Pre-menstrual syndrome
Precancerous
Precordial movement
Premature labour
Premature rupture of membranes
Premedication
Premenopausal
Prenatal care
Prenatal diagnosis
Prenatal testing
Prepared childbirth
Prepuce
Presbyacusis
Presbyopia
Pressure point
Pressure sore
Priapism
Prickly heat
Primary
Prion
Procidentia
Proctalgia
Proctitis
Proctoscopy
Productive cough
Progeria
Progesterone
Prognosis
Progressive muscular atrophy
Prolactin
Prolapse
Prolapsed disk
Prophylactic
Proprioception
Prostate gland
Prostatectomy
Prostatism
Prostatitis
Prosthesis
Proteins
Prothrombin time
Proto-oncogene
Proton pump inhibitor
Protozoan
Proximal
Pruritus
Pseudogout
Pseudomembranous enterocolitis
Psittacosis
Psoralens
Psoriasis
Psoriatic arthritis
Psychogenic
Psychological
Psychosis
Psychosomatic
Psychotherapy
Psychotic
Psychotropic drug
Ptosis
Puberty
Pubic louse
Pudendal block
Pudendum
Puerperal sepsis
Puerperium
Pulmonary artery
Pulmonary embolism
Pulmonary fibrosis
Pulmonary heart valve
Pulmonary hypertension
Pulmonary insufficiency
Pulmonary oedema
Pulmonary stenosis
Pulp
Pulse
Pupil
Purpuric rash
Pus
Pustule
PUVA
Pyelolithotomy
Pyelonephritis
Pyloric sphincter
Pyloric stenosis
Pyloroplasty
Pyrexia
Pyrogen
Pyuria

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