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What do ONG, SNO and PFC stand for in medical terminology?

What do ONG, SNO and PFC stand for in medical terminology?

For surgery?: Possibly, if this is a surgical procure for ovarian cancer, ONG might mean Ovarian Neoplastic Granuloma, SNO: Salpingo-oophoerectomy, PFC: peritoneal fluid cultures. If this does not fit, ask your question again. ...Read more

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My question is form a medical and physical aspect please discuss the irony of the statement "beauty is only skin deep". I need this answer for a discussion I am doing in my medical terminology class. Please help me.

My question is form a medical and physical aspect please discuss the irony of the statement "beauty is only skin deep". I need this answer for a discussion I am doing in my medical terminology class. Please help me.

Hello. : Hello. I will give you an opinon from a psychiatrist. My interpretation is that a person's beauty should be judged by their character not by their outward appearance. A woman could look exceptionally beautiful from a physical perspective but might be cruel, spiteful, selfish, self - absorbed etc. Thus, this woman may possess physical beauty but lack more meaningful beauty when it comes to their persona. How a person looks on their outside does not determine what their personality is like. Now, what would be really great is if you can get some input from plastic surgeons who do a lot of elective cosmetic surgery. Many of their clients may be seeking the type of beauty that is skin deep through medical procedures. ...Read more

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What is the medical terminology for the "superbug"?

What is the medical terminology for the "superbug"?

Common lay term: The term superbug is more a produce of the media than a medical one. Within a decade of the first use of penicillin, strains of staph that had previously been susceptible had developed resistance. Today the term "multiply resistant" is commonly applied to a variety of germs that are no longer killed off by regular antibiotics. ...Read more

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What is the proper terminology for an aortic repair?

What is the proper terminology for an aortic repair?

I think you have it: Simply stated as you did is correct. One could elaborate such as aortic aneurysm repair if it was for an aneurysm (most common). ...Read more

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What is the proper terminology for an aortic repair?

What is the proper terminology for an aortic repair?

See below: Abominal aortic aneurysm resection with patch grafting or endovascular stent implantation (depending on which method is used). ...Read more

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I was wondering what does dbh mean in orthodontic terminology?

I was wondering what does dbh mean in orthodontic terminology?

Ask office: Every office may have their own internal acronyms for coding the appointments. The easiest thing to do would be call the office and ask them what that is. ...Read more

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Is it possible to control partial or focal (not sure of the current terminology) seizures without medication?

Is it possible to control partial or focal (not sure of the current terminology) seizures without medication?

Generally need meds: The vast majority of those with partial epilepsy (aka "focal" or "localization related epilepsy") need meds. Surgery may be e done in select cases, typically after several meds have been tried and failed. Rarely someone with only simple partial seizures (aka "auras") may elect to stay off meds. Vagal nerve stimulators can help, but are essentially a palliative device (helps, doesn't cure). ...Read more

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What is the medical terminology for swimmers ear?

What is the medical terminology for swimmers ear?

Otitis Externa: The medical term is otitis externa caused by an accumulation of ear wax in the canal. You can get an over-the-counter ear wax remover that will due wonders on swimmers ear because swimmers ear is just earwax that has expanded from moisture and may sometimes be associated with bacterial overgrowth behind the waxy plug. Once removed it brings great relief. ...Read more

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What is the right terminology wet dream, nocturnal emissions, etc.?

All are fine: There are several synonyms / folk terms, some with different cultural connotations. Physicians are most likely to say "nocturnal emission.". ...Read more

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Can you tell me in scientific/medical terminology, what bone fusion is?

Can you tell me in scientific/medical terminology, what bone fusion is?

I'll try: A bone fusion is usually done 2 obliterate a painful joint. Common r in the hand, back ; foot ; ankle. The bone is cut or burred down 2 healthy bleeding bone on each side of the joint. A graft using ur own (autograft) or cadaver (allograft) 2 fill the space . Then a fixation plate ; screws or other means 2 keep pressure on the graft ; keep the now fused joint from motion until it is solid. ...Read more

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Why is effective use of medical terminology essential to the performance of job duties in health professions?

Why is effective use of medical terminology essential to the performance of job duties in health professions?

Communication: Just like any other industry or job, you have to be able to communicate accurately and effectively with others. Medicine is no different. ...Read more

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In medical terminology what is invasive carcinoma and sarcoma?

In medical terminology what is invasive carcinoma and sarcoma?

See below: Invasive carcinoma means the cancer has grown to the extent that it starts invading into surrounding tissue such as fat, fibrous tissue, lymphatics etc. Sarcoma is one type of cancer that arises from soft or connective tissue such as mucle, bone, blood vessels etc. It behaves differently from carcinoma which comes from lining of skin, ducts or internal organs. Surgery is primary treatment. ...Read more

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What is the medical terminology for an increase in the absolute neutrophil count above the upper limit of the reference range?

What is the medical terminology for an increase in the absolute neutrophil count above the upper limit of the reference range?

Neutrophilia: the medical terminology for an increase in the absolute neutrophil count above the upper limit of the reference range Another term is granulocytosis Inflammation due to any cause is by far the most common cause of this. ...Read more

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Is there any way to cleanse your liver? Not sure if that is the right terminology, but similar to how you would do a colon cleanser.

Is there any way to cleanse your liver?  Not sure if that is the right terminology, but similar to how you would do a colon cleanser.

Both wrong: Liver metabolizes, detoxifies chemicals (good,bad,natural, synthetic, whatever) generally into nontoxic substances. Large capacity. Common toxins:excess alcohol, excess sugars, fats, etc. Caffeine seems minerals,helpful in chr. liver disease. Silymarin, in milk thistle, not well absorbed by mouth, might work IV (not available). Colon cleanses don't detox-you poop,lose fluid, minerals, bacteria ...Read more

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What does word "stranding" mean in medical terminology pertaining to pancreas, gallbladder, esophagus, or any other disgestive organs?

What does word "stranding" mean in medical terminology pertaining to pancreas, gallbladder, esophagus, or any other disgestive organs?

In medical imaging: terminology it means that there are "strands" of density extending from the organs into the surrounding fat on CT or MRI. This is a sign of inflammation, swelling, or tumor infiltration. For example, "stranding" surrounding the pancreas might indicate pancreatitis. ...Read more

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