MEDICAL TERMS

 

ABDOMINOPLASTY:  A “TUMMY TUCK” (removing the FAT from your stomach)

ABUDUCE: TO DRAW AWAY FROM

ACCOUCHEUR: A MAN WHO HELPS DELIVER A BABY (MALE MID-WIFE).

ALLERGIST: A DOCTOR THAT DEALS WITH ALLERGIES.

ANDROLOGISTS: A DOCTOR THAT HELPS MEN THAT MIGHT HAVE A PROBLEM REPRODUCING.

ANESTHESIOLOGISTS: A PERSON THAT GIVES YOU ANESTHESIA BEFORE SURGERY.

APHTHOUS STOMATITIS: MOUTH OR CANKER SORE

AUDIOLOGISTS: A DOCTOR THAT HELPS PEOPLE WHO ARE DEAF.

BORBORYGMI: WHEN YOUR STOMACH GROWLS

CHIROPODIST, PODIATRIST: A FOOT DOCTOR.

CHOLEDOCHOLITHIASIS: GALLSTONES

DIAGNOSTICIAN, PATHOLOGIST: A DOCTOR THAT DRAWS BLOOD AND BASED ON THE RESULTS, TELLS YOU WHAT IS WRONG.

ENDOCRINOLOGIST: A HORMONE DOCTOR.

EPIDEMIOLOGISTS: A DOCTOR WHO STUDIES NEW DISEASES AND MAKES SURE THEY DO NOT SPREAD AROUND. THEY ALSO DO RESEARCH FOR NEW MEDICAL TREATMENTS.

EPISTAXIS: A NOSEBLEED.

GENETICIST: A DOCTOR WHO TREATS DISEASES CAUSED BY FAMILY HISTORY OR DNA.

GERIATRICIAN, GERONTOLOGIST: A DOCTOR THAT HELPS OLDER PEOPLE.

GUSTATORY RHINITIS: A RUNNY NOSE AFTER EATING SPICY FOODS

HELOMA DURUM: A FOOT CORN

HEMATOLOGIST: A DOCTOR THAT DEALS WITH BLOOD.

HISTORICOPOUS: TRIGGER FINGER

HORRIPILATION: THIS IS WHEN HAIRS ON YOUR SKIN STAND BECAUSE YOU ARE AFRAID, COLD OR EXCITED!

HYPERCHOLESTEROLEMIA: HIGH CHOLESTEROL.

IMMUNOLOGISTS: A DOCTOR THAT DEALS WITH THE IMMUNE SYSTEM.

INFECTIOUS DISEASE SPECIALISTS: A DOCTOR THAT TREATS DISEASES THAT SPREAD FAST. THEY ALSO DO RESEARCH TO DISCOVER CURES.

INTENSIVIST: A DOCTOR FOR THE INTENSIVE CARE UNIT (ICU).

INTERNAL MEDICINE SPECIALISTS:  A DOCTOR THAT DEALS WITH PATIENTS THAT HAVE MORE THAN ONE DISEASE THAT IS HARD TO DIAGNOSE.

INTERNISTS: A DOCTOR THAT TREATS DISEASES THAT FORMS INSIDE THE BODY. AN INTERNIST ALSO WORKS ON SERIOUS ILLNESSES.

LACHRYMATION: WHEN YOU CRY TOO MUCH

MICROBIOLOGISTS: A SCIENTIST THAT STUDIES VIRUSES, BACTERIA AND ANY DISEASE THAT SPREADS FAST.

MORSICATIO BUCCARM: WHEN YOU BITE THE CHEEKS A LOT

MUSCAE VOLITANTES: SPOTS IN YOUR VISION INSIDE OF YOUR EYES (or EYE FLOATERS)

NEONATOLOGIST: A DOCTOR THAT TREATS SICK NEWBORN BABIES.

NEPHROLOGIST: A KIDNEY DOCTOR.

NEUROLOGIST: A DOCTOR THAT DEALS WITH THE BRAIN AND NERVOUS SYSTEM.

NEUROPHYSIOLOGIST: A DOCTOR THAT TREATS DISEASES OF THE NERVES. HE IS A NERVE DOCTOR.

NEUROSURGEONS: A DOCTOR THAT DOES SURGERY ON THE BRAIN AND NERVOUS SYSTEM.

OBDORMITION: WHEN YOUR FOOT FALLS ASLEEP

OBSTETRICIAN: A DOCTOR THAT TAKES CARE OF PREGNANT WOMEN.

ONCOLOGIST: A DOCTOR THAT DEALS WITH CANCER PATIENTS.

ONYCHOCRYPTOSIS: AN INGROWN TOENAIL.

OPHTHALMOLOGIST, OCULIST: A DOCTOR THAT WORKS ON THE EYES.

ORTHOPEDIC SURGEON: A DOCTOR THAT DOES SURGERY ON BONES.

ORTHOPEDIST: A DOCTOR THAT WORKS ON THE DISEASES OF  BONES.

OTOLARYNGOLOGIST or OTORHINOLARYNGOLOGIST: A DOCTOR THAT TREATS THE EAR, NOSE AND THROAT.

PALEOPATHOLOGIST: A DOCTOR THAT STUDIES ANCIENT DISEASES.

PARASITOLOGIST:  A DOCTOR THAT TREATS AND STUDIES PARASITES (A Parasite is a tiny germ that can live within your body).

PARESTHESIA: WHEN YOUR LIMB “FALLS ASLEEP.”

PATHOLOGIST: A DOCTOR THAT LOOKS AT LAB TESTS.

PERINATOLOGIST: A DOCTOR WHO CARES FOR WOMEN WHO HAVE PROBLEMS WHILE THEIR PREGNANT.

PHYSIATRIST: A DOCTOR WHO TREATS PATIENTS WHO ARE DISABLED BECAUSE OF AN INJURY OR A DISEASE.

PHYSIOLOGISTS: A DOCTOR THAT STUDIES LIVING THINGS (THIS MEANS ANYTHING ALIVE).

PROCTOLOGIST, COLONOLOGIST: A DOCTOR THAT WORKS ON YOUR BUTTOCKS AND COLON.

PULMONOLOGIST: A LUNG DOCTOR.

RADIOLOGIST or RADIOTHERAPIST: A DOCTOR OR NURSE THAT TAKES X-RAYS AND READS THEM.

RHEUMATOLOGIST: A DOCTOR THAT HELPS PEOPLE WITH THEIR MUSCLES, BONES AND JOINTS.

RHINOLARYNGOLOGIST: A DOCTOR THAT DEALS WITH YOUR EARS, NOSE AND THROAT.

SPHENOPALATINE GANGLIONEURALGIA: THE HEADACHE YOU GET AFTER EATING TOO MUCH ICE CREAM!

SPHYGMOMANOMETER: A BLOOD PRESSURE CUFF.

STERNUTATE: TO BREATH OUT YOUR NOSE DUE TO SOMETHING IRRITATING IT

TRANSIENT LINGUAL PAPILLITIS: “LIE BUMPS” ON YOUR TONGUE.

VEISALGIA: HANGOVER FROM BEING TOO DRUNK

UROLOGIST: A DOCTOR THAT DEALS WITH THE BLADDER.

XERODERMA PIGMENTOSUM: EXTREME SENSITIVITY TO SUNLIGHT.

XEROSIS: DRY SKIN.

XEROSTOMIA: DRY MOUTH.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1 thought on “MEDICAL TERMS

  1. Carrol Raskin

    This is certainly an amazing piece of writing! We now have book-marked it and posted this out to many of my close friends because I know they shall be fascinated, thank you very much!

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