Medical Terminology
abscess of liver - a pus-filled cavity within the liver, usually caused by a biliary tract source.

anasarca - accumulation of fluid in various tissues and cavities of the body.

apnea neonatal -cessation of respiratory airflow.

ascites - results from high pressure in the blood vessels of the liver.

asthma- a disorder that causes the airways of the lungs to swell and narrow.

bilious fever - any fever that exhibited nausea or vomiting. Sometimes an intestinal or malarial fever.

blood-poisoning - septicemia, an infection caused by presence of bacteria in the bloodstream.

brights disease - Named after Richa5rd Bright, English physicianphysician, 1789-1858. A condition where the parts of
the kidneys that are responsible for filtering become inflamed and results in blood and proteins accidently leaking into
the urine.

bronchial pneumonia secondary of measles - Infection of the respiratory system that affects the bronchial tubes
with patches on one or both lungs.

bronchitis - inflammation of the bronchial tubes.

bursting of a blood vessel - aneurysm.

cancer of the stomach - also called gastric cancer, is a malignant turmor arising from the lining ofthe stomach.

catarrh jaundice - Hepatitis A.

cerebral effusion - a stroke.

cerebral meningitis - inflamation of the membranous covering of the brain.

cholera infantism - a common, non-contagious diarrhea of young children prevailing in the summer months.

cholera morbus - illness characterized by cramps, diarrhea, and sometimes vomiting.

congestion - an abnormal or excessive accumulation of a body fluid.

congestion brain - excessive or abnormal accumulation of blood in the brain.

congestion of lungs - excessive or abnormal accumulation of blood in a lung or lungs.

congestion of stomach - excessive or abnormal accumulation of blood in the stomach.

congestive fever - Malaria

convulsions - A violent involuntary contraction or series of contractions of the voluntary muscles.

croup - inflamation arount the vocal cords, windpipe and bronchial tubes, a barking cough.

debility - physical weakness caused by illness or old age.

diarrhea - having at least three loose or liquid bowel movements.

disease of bowels - chronic inflammation of all or part of the digestive tract.

disease of the chest - catch all category for a chest related illnesses.

disease of the kidneys - catch all category for kidney related illnesses.

disease of lungs - catch all category for lung related illnesses.

disease of stomach - catch all category for stomach related illnesses.

disease of the throat - catch all category for throat related illnesses.

dysentery complicated by the puerperal state - diarrhea which contains blood in this case after childbirth.

eclampsia - an acute nervous affection attended by convulsions and loss of consciousness, afflicting for the most part
pregnant women and small children.

embolism - the sudden blocking of an artery or vein by a clot or obstruction which has been brought to its place by the
blood current.

enteritis - inflammation of the small intestine.

epilepsy - central nervous system disorder in which the nerve cell activity in the brain is disturbed causing a seizure.

gastroenteritis - infectious diarrhea caused by a bacteria, virus or parasite.

general diability - loss of strength in the body.

heart disease - catch all for disease of the heart.

heart malformation - heart defect.

hematuria - blood in urine

hemmorrhage - bleeding

hydrocephalus - water on the brain, excess cerebral spinal fluid.

infantile tetanus - infection results from umbilical cord contamination during unsanitary delivery

inflammation of bowels - a group of disorders in which the intestines become inflamed. Two major types are ulcerative
colitis and Crohn's disease.

acute inflamation of kidneys - nephritis, either an infection or part of the auto-immune process.

carconoma of liver - cancer of the liver.

catarrhal pneumonia - an inflammation of the lung tissue associated with catarrh and with marked evidences of
inflammation of the bronchial tubes.

chronic inflammation of stomach - gastritis

chronic metritis - enlargement an hardening of the uteri

compression of brain - any abnormal condition resulting from hemorrhage, abscess, or tumor that increases
intracranial pressure.

congestion of liver - liver dysfunction due to venous congestion.

influenza - an infection of the nose, throat, and lungs.

lockjaw - another name for tetanus.

malignant & sore throat - cancer of the throat.

marasmus - protein-energy malnutrition.

measles - A contagious eruptive fever with coryza and catarrhal symptoms, due to a virus.

meningitis - Meningtis is a bacterial infection of the membranes covering the brain and spinal cord.

old age - catch all term for death without knowing specific cause of death for elderly.

paralysis - loss or impairment of body functions.

paralysis of the heart - heart attack

peritonitis - inflamation of the peritoneum, a condition marked by exudations in the peritoneum of serum, fibrin, cells
and puss. It is attended by abdominal pain and tenderness, constipation, vomiting, and moderate fever.

pertussis - whooping cough.

phthisis - A wasting away of the body or parts of the body.

phthisis pulmonalis - pulmonary consumption, a tuberculosis of the lungs.

pneumonia - Inflamation of the lungsespecially the disease known as croupous or lobar pneumonia.

pulmonary phthisis - form of TB.

pulmonary consumption - phthisis pulmonalis (see above).

remittent fever - reoccuring fever.

rheumatic carditis - acute rheumatic fever.

rubella - German measles caused by the rubella virus.

rupture of uterious - occus usually during parturiion and due o human intervention.

septicemia - Presence in the blood of bacterial toxins.

spasm - a sudden, involuntary contraction of a muscle, a group of muscles, or an organ.

stillborn - fetus died in the uterus after 20 weeks of pregnancy.

syphilis -  A venereal disease,.

tetanus - a serious bacterial disease that affects the nervous system, leading to painful muscle contractions
characterized by a prolonged contraction particularly of jaw and neck muscles.

trismus nascentium - lock-jaw of infants.

tubercular mennigitis -  TB meningitis, when tuberculois bacteria invade themembranes and fluid surrounding the
brain and spinal cord.

tuberculosis - Pertaining to or affected with tuberculosis: tuberculotic; caused by the Mycobacterium tuberculosis.

tumor - an abnormal growth of body tissue. Tumors can be cancerous or noncancerious.

typhoid fever - life threatening illness caused by the bacterium Salmonella Typhi. transmitted by the ingestion of food
or water contaminated with the Salmonella typhimurium.

vascular disease of the heart - disease of the heart blood vessels.

whooping cough - an infectious disease characterized by catarrh of the respiratory tract and pecular paroxyams of
cough, ending in a prolonged crowing or whooping respiration.
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