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abasia the inability to walk due to lack of muscular coordination.
abiosis absence of life > ABIOSES. [Gk. a-, without, + bios, life].
abort to bring forth a fetus prematurely.
abortee a woman who has an abortion.
abortive born before due time > ABORTIVELY.
abortus an aborted foetus > ABORTUSES.
abrachia a congenital lack of arms.
abscess a collection of pus in a cavity, usu causing an inflamed swelling; (verb)to form an abscess.
acapnia deficiency of carbon dioxide.
acariasis an irritating itching insect infestation > ACARIASES.
achalasia failure of the muscles of the lower part of the oesophagus to relax, which prevents food from passing into the stomach.
ache a persistent dull pain; (verb) to be the site of this.
achiness the state of having aches.
acholia a deficiency or want of bile.
achy aching > ACHIER, ACHIEST.
acidemia a condition of increased acidity of the blood.
acidosis the presence of acids in the blood beyond normal levels > ACIDOSES.
acidotic having acids in the blood beyond normal levels.
aciduria excessive acid in the urine.
acne a skin disease caused by inflammation of the sebaceous follicles, esp on the face, neck, and shoulders.
acned afflicted with ACNE.
acrotism a failure of the pulse.
adenitis inflammation of glands.
adenoma a usually non-lethal tumour of a gland > ADENOMAS or ADENOMATA. [Gk. aden, gland]
adenosis abnormal growth of glandular tissue > ADENOSES.
adiposis obesity > ADIPOSES.
adiposity obesity.
adipsia complete lack of thirst.
adynamia helplessness; lack of strength.
adynamic lacking strength; causing weakness.
aerophagy spasmodic swallowing of air.
afebrile not suffering from fever.
afterpain pain that comes after a while.
agenesia absence or imperfect development of a bodily part.
agenesis absence or imperfect development of a bodily part > AGENESES.
agenetic relating to imperfect development of bodily parts.
ageusia lack of the sense of taste.
agita a feeling of agitation.
agitans as in paralysis agitans, Parkinson's disease.
aglossal aglossate relating to AGLOSSIA, the congenital lack of a tongue.
aglossia the congenital lack of a tongue.
agnail a sore, corn or hangnail on the toe or foot.
agony extreme pain.
agraphia the inability to write.
agraphic characterized by AGRAPHIA, the inability to write.
agria a severe pustular eruption.
agrypnia wakefulness; sleeplessness.
ague a malarial fever.
agued suffering from the AGUE, a malarial fever.
aguelike having the nature of an AGUE.
aguish having the qualities of an AGUE; feverish > AGUISHLY.
agyria a brain disease.
ail to be indisposed.
ailment a physical or mental disorder.
ake an old spelling of ACHE.
akinesia the loss of the power of voluntary movement.
akinesis the loss of the power of voluntary movement > AKINESES.
akinetic relating to AKINESIA, the loss of the power of voluntary movement.
alalia loss of ability to speak.
alastrim a mild form of smallpox.
albinal albinic like an ALBINO.
albiness a female albino.
albinism albinoism the state or condition of being an albino.
albino a person or animal with abormally white skin and hair and pink irises > ALBINOS.
albinotic affected with ALBINISM.
albugo a white spot on the cornea of the eye; a LEUCOMA > ALBUGOS. [L. albugo, whiteness].
alcoholic one suffering from alcoholism.
algesia sensitivity to pain.
algesic algetic relating to ALGESIA, sensitivity to pain.
algesis the sensation of pain > ALGESES.
algid cold or chill, especially applied to a cold fit in disease.
algidity algidness chilliness, especially during fever.
algor coldness; a shivering fit, esp. that experienced at the onset of a fever.
alkalosis an illness in which the blood or tissues of the body become too alkaline > ALKALOSES.
alkalotic affected by ALKALOSIS.
allergic one who suffers from an allergy > ALLERGICS.
allergy a state of hypersensitive reaction to certain things.
alogia inability to speak, due to brain lesion.
alopecia loss of hair, baldness.
alopecic relating to ALOPECIA.
alphosis a lack of skin pigmentation > ALPHOSISES.
amaurosis partial or total blindness, without apparent change in the eye > AMAUROSES.
amaurotic relating to AMAUROSIS.
amblyopia impaired sight without any apparent damage to the eye.
amblyopic of or pertaining to AMBLYOPIA.
amebiasis amoebiasis infection of the colon by amoebae > AMEBIASES, AMOEBIASES.
amelia congenital limblessness.
ametropia abnormal optical refraction.
ametropic relating to AMETROPIA.
amyotonia deficiency of muscle tone.
anabiosis a return to life after apparent death > ANABIOSES.
anabiotic relating to ANABIOSIS.
anaemia anemia lack of red blood cells.
anaemic anemic deficient in red blood cells.
analgesia analgia inability to feel pain.
anarthria loss of the ability to speak coherently.
anarthric relating to ANARTHRIA.
anasarca dropsy of the subcutaneous cellular tissue.
anchylose ankylose to fuse or stiffen by ankylosis.
ancome a sudden inflammation.
anemia see ANAEMIA.
anemic see ANAEMIC.
anergia anergy the failure of the immune system; loss of energy.
anergic lacking in energy.
aneurism aneurysm dilatation of an artery; any abnormal enlargement.
angina a disease of the heart; an inflammation of the throat.
anginal relating to ANGINA.
anginose anginous pertaining to angina or angina pectoris.
angioma a tumour due to dilated blood vessels > ANGIOMAS or ANGIOMATA.
anguish extreme pain; (verb) to suffer extreme pain.
aniridia a congenital condition in which the eye is incompletely formed.
aniridic related to ANIRIDIA.
anidrosis anhidrosis absence of sweating > ANIDROSES, ANHIDROSES.
ankylose see ANCHYLOSE.
ankylosis the joining together of bones or hard parts; resulting stiffness.
ankylotic relating to ANKYLOSIS, the joining together of bones or hard parts.
anoopsia anopia anopsia an upward squint.
anosmatic relating to ANOSMIA, lack or loss of sense of smell.
anosmia lack or loss of sense of smell.
anosmic relating to ANOSMIA, lack or loss of sense of smell.
anoxaemia anoxemia a disorder of the blood.
anoxaemic anoxemic relating to ANOXAEMIA.
anoxia a deficient supply of oxygen to the tissues.
anoxic relating to ANOXIA, a deficient supply of oxygen to the blood.
antevert to displace a body organ forwards.
anuresis inability to urinate > ANURESES.
anuretic unable to urinate.
anuria failure in secretion of urine.
anuric relating to ANURIA, a failure to secrete urine.
aortitis inflammation of the aorta > AORTITISES.
apepsia apepsy failure or absence of digestive function.
aphagia the inability to eat or swallow.
aphakia absence of the lens of an eye, congenital or otherwise.
aphonia loss or absence of the voice through a defect in the vocal organs.
aphtha the disease thrush; a small whitish ulcer on the surface of a mucous membrane > APHTHAE.
aphthous pertaining to, or caused by, APHTHAE; as, aphthous ulcers.
aplasia incomplete development.
aplastic relating to APLASIA.
apnea apnoea a cessation of breathing, esp. in sleep.
apneal apneic relating to APNEA, a cessation of breathing.
apneusis protracted gasping inhalations followed by short inhalations > APNEUSES.
apneustic relating to APNEUSIS.
apnoea see APNEA.
apnoeal apnoeic relating to APNOEA.
apoplex apoplexy; (verb) to be apoplectic.
apoplexy a sudden loss of sensation and movement due to a disturbance of blood supply to the brain; a stroke.
apositia an aversion to food. [Gk. apo, away from, + sitos bread, food].
apractic apraxic relating to APRAXIA, impaired ability to execute complex muscular movements.
apraxia impaired ability to execute complex muscular movements.
apyretic without fever.
apyrexia a period of intermission in a fever.
arcus a bow-shaped or ring-shaped fatty deposit found in the cornea > ARCUSES.
argyria skin pigmentation caused by long exposure to silver.
arhythmia arrhythmia arythmia absence or irregularity of rhythm, esp. of the pulse.
arhythmic with an irregular rhythm.
arteritis inflammation of an artery or arteries > ARTERITISES or ARTERITIDES.
arthritic relating to ARTHRITIS; (noun) one who suffers from ARTHRITIS.
arthritis inflammation of the joints > ARTHRITISES or ARTHRITIDES.
arthrosis a degenerative, non-inflammatory, disease of the joints > ARTHROSES.
arythmia see ARHYTHMIA.
arythmic relating to ARYTHMIA, absence or irregularity of rhythm e.g. of the heart.
ascites dropsy of the abdomen. [Gk. askites, from askos, wineskin].
ascitic ascitical of, pertaining to, or affected by, ASCITES; dropsical.
asepsis freedom from sepsis or blood-poisoning > ASEPSES.
asphyxia asphyxy the condition of defective aeration of the blood caused by failure of the oxygen supply; suffocation.
asphyxial of or relating to ASPHYXIA; as, asphyxial phenomena.
astasia the inability, due to imperfect muscular co-ordination, to keep erect.
asthenia astheny want or loss of strength; debility.
asthma a respiratory disease.
asthmatic suffering from ASTHMA > ASTHMATICALLY; (noun) one suffering from ASTHMA > ASTHMATICS.
astigmia astigmatism a defect in the eye or a lens by which rays from a single source are not focused at a single point.
asynergia asynergy lack of co-ordination, especially of muscles.
asystole a weakening or cessation of the contractile power of the heart.
asystolic related to an ASYSTOLE, a weakening or cessation of the contractile power of the heart.
atactic ataxic Pertaining to ATAXY.
ataxia ataxy the inability to co-ordinate muscles.
atheroma fatty degeneration of the arteries > ATHEROMAS or ATHEROMATA.
athetoid athetosic athetotic showing symptoms of ATHETOSIS, nervous twitching of digits and extremities.
athetosis nervous twitching of digits and extremities > ATHETOSES.
atocia female sterility.
atonia atony muscular weakness, lack of muscle tone.
atonic characterized by ATONY, or want of vital energy; as, an atonic disease.
atonicity the quality of being ATONIC.
atopic of or like ATOPY, an inherited tendency to general allergy.
atopy an inherited tendency to general allergy.
atrophia wasting away.
atrophic relating to ATROPHY.
atrophy atrophia, wasting away; (verb) to waste away.
atropism a condition of the system produced by long use of belladonna.
autophony apparent distortion of one's own voice due to infection or stoppage of ears.
azotaemia azotemia a less common name for URAEMIA, the retention of waste materials normally excreted.
azotaemic azotemic relating to AZOTAEMIA.
azoturia an excess of urea in the urine.
backache a pain in the back.
balanitis inflammation of the glans penis in mammals > BALANITISES.
bald without hair > BALDER, BALDEST; BALDLY; (verb) to become bald.
baldness loss of hair.
baldhead baldy a bald person.
barotitis inflammation and pain in the ear caused by pressure changes, esp during air travel > BAROTITISES.
beal bealing an infected sore.
bedfast bedrid bedridden confined to bed.
bedsore a type of sore caused by lying in bed.
bellyache a pain in the stomach; (verb) to moan, complain.
beriberi an acute disease occurring in India.
bigeminy the state of having a double pulse.
bilestone a gallstone.
bilharzia a disease caused by infection with blood flukes of the genus Schistosoma. [From Theodor Bilharz, Ger. physician].
birthmark a mark, e.g. a pigmented area or spot, on one's body at birth.
blackhead a spot, a pimple.
blain a boil or blister.
blastoma a type of tumour > BLASTOMAS or BLASTOMATA.
bleb a large vesicle or bulla, usually containing a serous fluid; a blister.
blebbing the formation of a BLEB.
blister a swelling of the skin; (verb) to cause blisters.
blistery characterized by blisters > BLISTERIER, BLISTERIEST.
blype a piece of skin that peels off after a sunburn.
boba buba a contagious skin disease resembling syphilis, aka YAWS.
boil an inflamed swelling, esp one caused by infection of a hair follicle.
borna as in borna disease, a type of viral disease. No —S.
botulism food poisoning due to the bacillus Clostridium botulinum, found esp. in improperly sterilized tinned meats and other preserved foods.
breakbone as in breakbone fever, aka DENGUE.
brominism bromism poisoning by an overdose of BROMINE.
brux to grind the teeth.
bruxism habitual grinding of the teeth.
buba see BOBA.
bubo an inflammation, with enlargement, of a lymphatic gland, esp. in the groin, as in syphilis > BUBOES.
buboed having BUBOES, plague boils.
bubonic pertaining to a BUBO.
bubukle (Shakesp.) Fluellen's word for a red pimple [BUBO + CARBUNCLE].
bucktooth any tooth that juts out > BUCKTEETH.
bullosa a genetic skin disorder. No —S.
bunion an inflamed swelling on the foot, esp. of the bursa of the first joint of the big toe.
bursitis inflammation of a BURSA, one of the synovial sacs > BURSITISES.
cachaemia a degenerated or poisoned condition of the blood.
cachaemic relating to CACHAEMIA.
cachectic cachexic relating to CACHEXY, severe wasting of the body.
cachexia cachexy a condition of weakness and wasting due to severe chronic illness.
caecitis cecitis inflammation of the CAECUM.
caffeism an unhealthy condition caused by taking excessive amounts of caffeine.
calculary calculose calculous of or pertaining to CALCULI, stone-like concretions that form in certain vessels of the body.
calenture (Fr.) sunstroke, or other fever or delirium due to heat.
caligo dimness or obscurity of sight, dependent upon a speck on the cornea; also, the speck itself > CALIGOES or CALIGOS. [L. caligo, fog].
callosity a hardening and thickening of the skin or bark, esp. as a result of continued pressure or friction.
callous unfeeling > CALLOUSLY; (noun) a hardening or thickening of the skin; (verb) to form a callous.
callus a hardening or thickening of the skin; (verb) to form a callus.
calvities baldness.
cancer a malignant growth.
cancerate to grow into a cancer; to become cancerous.
cancered afflicted with CANCER.
cancerous afflicted with a cancer > CANCEROUSLY.
candida a parasitic, yeast-like fungus, that causes the infection CANDIDIASIS.
canker an ulcerous sore > CANKERY; (verb) to affect with ulcerous sores.
canthal relating to the CANTHUS, the fold of the eye.
canthitis inflammation of the CANTHUS > CANTHITISES.
canthus the angle between the eyelids at the corner of the eye > CANTHI.
carate a tropical skin disease.
carcinoid a benign or malignant tumour arising from the mucosa of the gastrointestinal tract.
carcinoma cancer > CARCINOMAS or CARCINOMATA. [Gk. karkinoma, from karkinos, crab].
cardialgy heartburn > CARDIALGIES. Also CARDIALGIA.
carditic relating to CARDITIS, inflammation of the fleshy or muscular substance of the heart.
carditis inflammation of the fleshy or muscular substance of the heart > CARDITISES.
caried affected by CARIES, tooth decay.
caries decay (of a bone or tooth) > CARIES.
carnosity a fleshy excrescence; esp. a small excrescence or fungous growth.
carsick nauseated due to the motion of a car.
caseation a degeneration of animal tissue into a cheesy or curdy mass.
catalepsy a rigid or trance-like fit.
cataplexy a condition feigning death, used by some animals to discourage predators.
cataract partial or complete opacity of the lens of the eye.
catarrh inflammation of a mucous membrane.
catarrhal pertaining to catarrh > CATARRHALLY.
causalgia a constant burning pain resulting from injury to a peripheral nerve.
causalgic relating to CAUSALGIA.
cecitis see CAECITIS.
cecity blindness.
celiac coeliac a person suffering from coeliac disease, a condition of the intestines in which a sensitivity to gluten prevents the proper absorption of nutrients.
ceratitis keratitis inflammation of the cornea > CERATITISES.
chalazion a swollen, inflamed sebaceous gland in the eyelid > CHALAZIA or CHALAZIONS.
chancre a venereal sore or ulcer; specifically, the initial lesion of true syphilis.
chancroid a type of venereal sore.
chancrous of the nature of a CHANCRE.
chappy chapped > CHAPPIER, CHAPPIEST.
cheilitis an inflammation, dryness and cracking of the lips > CHEILITISES.
cheloidal relating to a CHELOID, a hard growth of scar tissue.
chilblain a painful red swelling, esp on hands and feet, caused by constriction of small blood vessels in cold weather.
chilblained affected by chilblains.
chincough whooping cough.
chiragra gout in the hand. Cf. PODAGRA.
chiragric relating to CHIRAGRA.
chloasma a cutaneous affection characterized by yellow or yellowish brown pigmented spots > CHLOASMATA or CHLOASMAS.
chloracne a type of disfiguring skin disease, caused by contact with chlorinated hydrocarbon.
chlorosis a wasting disease (green sickness) typically affecting young women, characterized by anaemia, extreme lassitude and a greenish tinge of the skin > CHLOROSES.
chlorotic pertaining to, or affected by, CHLOROSIS.
cholaemia cholemia an accumulation of bile pigments in the blood.
cholaemic relating to CHOLAEMIA, an accumulation of bile pigments in the blood. N.B. no CHOLEMIC*.
cholelith a gallstone.
cholera an acute and frequently fatal infection of the small intestine.
choleraic relating to, or resulting from, or resembling, cholera.
choleroid like CHOLERA.
chondroma a benign cartilaginous growth > CHONDROMAS or CHONDROMATA.
chordee a painful erection of the penis, usually with downward curvature, occurring in gonorrhea.
chorea st. Vitus's dance; a disease attended with convulsive twitchings and other involuntary movements of the muscles or limbs.
choreal choreatic of or like CHOREA.
chronic a chronic invalid > CHRONICS.
chronical chronic, long-lasting > CHRONICALLY.
chyluria a morbid condition in which the urine contains chyle or fatty matter, giving it a milky appearance.
ciguatera poisoning caused by the ingestion of various normally edible tropical fish in whose flesh a toxin has accumulated.
cirrhosed affected by CIRRHOSIS.
cirrhosis a disease of the liver caused by alcoholism > CIRRHOSES.
cirrhotic pertaining to, caused by, or affected with, CIRRHOSIS; (noun) a sufferer from cirrhosis.
cirsoid having the appearance of a varicose vein.
cistic cystic relating to a CYST.
clavus a horny thickening of the skin > CLAVI.
clonic spasmodic; occasional; irregular.
clonicity the state of being CLONIC, spasmodic.
clubfoot a deformed foot > CLUBFEET.
clubfooted having a CLUBFOOT.
clubhand a short, distorted hand; also, the deformity of having such a hand.
cockeye a squinting eye.
cockeyed having a COCKEYE, a squinting eye > COCKEYEDLY.
coeliac see CELIAC.
coinfect to infect at the same time as another infection.
colic severe spasmodic pain in the abdomen without diarrhoea.
colicky pertaining to, or troubled with, colic; as, a colicky disorder > COLICKIER, COLICKIEST.
colitic of or like COLITIS, an inflammation of the large intestine.
colitis colonitis an inflammation of the large intestine, esp. of its mucous membrane.
coloboma a fissure of the eye or eyelid > COLOBOMATA or COLOBOMAS. [NL from Gk. kolobos, cut short].
colonitis see COLITIS.
colpitis a vaginal inflammation > COLPITISES.
coma a deeply unconscious state characterized by absence of response to external and internal stimuli > COMAE or COMAS.
comatic having blurred vision as a result of a coma.
comatose relating to, or resembling, coma > COMATOSELY.
comedo a small worm-like yellowish black-tipped pasty mass which can in some persons be made, by pressure, to exude from hair follicles > COMEDOS or COMEDONES. [L. comedo > glutton or maggot].
comorbid occurring at the same time as other illnesses.
conchitis inflammation of the CONCHA > CONCHITISES.
condyloma a wart-like growth in private parts > CONDYLOMAS or CONDYLOMATA.
coniosis an infection caused by dust inhalation > CONIOSES.
consumpt consumption, an earlier name for pulmonary tuberculosis.
contagion transmission of a disease by direct contact with an infected person or object.
contagium contagion; contagious matter > CONTAGIA.
contuse to bruise.
contusion a bruise.
contusive tending to bruise.
copremia copraemia blood poisoning resulting from chronic constipation.
copremic copraemic relating to COPREMIA, a form of blood poisoning caused by chronic constipation.
corneitis inflammation of the cornea > CORNEITISES.
coronary a coronary thrombus.
coryza nasal catarrh, a cold in the head.
coryzal relating to CORYZA, a cold in the head.
costalgia pain around the chest due to damage to a rib or nerve running below a rib.
costive affected with constipation, causing constipation > COSTIVELY.
coxalgia coxalgy pain in the hip.
coxalgic of or like COXALGIA, pain in the hip.
coxitis inflammation of the hip > COXITIDES.
cramp an involuntary and painful contraction of a voluntary muscle or group of muscles.
crampy affected with cramp > CRAMPIER, CRAMPIEST.
cretinism a congenital deficiency of thryoxine (thyroid hormone) which, if untreated, can lead to mental retardation and incomplete physical development.
crewels cruels cruells scrofula, the King's Evil.
crotalism poisoning by CROTALARIA, any plant of the SUNN hemp genus Crotalaria.
croupous CROUPY.
croupy hoarse, having CROUP > CROUPIER, CROUPIEST; CROUPILY.
cruells see CREWELS.
cruels see CREWELS.
cruor a mass of coagulated blood; a blood-clot > CRUORS or CRUORES.
cyanosed with a bluish discoloration of the skin, as resulting from cyanide poisoning.
cyanosis cyanose a heart condition or disease causing blueness of surface of body > CYANOSES.
cyanotic relating to CYANOSIS.
cyclosis streaming motion of protoplasm in certain cells > CYCLOSES.
cynanche any inflammatory disease of the throat, etc.
cyst a sac or bag-like structure, whether normal or containing diseased matter > CYSTS.
cystic see CISTIC.
cystiform like a cyst.
cystitis inflammation of the urinary tract > CYSTITIDES or CYSTITISES.
cystocele a hernia of the bladder.
cytopathy a disease or disorder of a cell.
cytopenia a deficiency of one or more types of blood cell.
daltonic colour-blind.
daltonism color blindness, especially the inability to distinguish between red and green.
dandriff dandruff flakes of scruff on the scalp.
dandruffy full of DANDRUFF.
dartre a herpes-like skin disease.
dartrous relating to DARTRE.
deaf lacking the sense of hearing > DEAFER, DEAFEST; DEAFLY.
deafish somewhat deaf.
deafness the state of being deaf.
defluxion a discharge or flowing of humors or fluid matter, as from the nose in catarrh.
delirious mentally confused, esp through fever or other illness > DELIRIOUSLY.
delirium the state of being delirious > DELIRIA or DELIRIUMS.
dementia chronic mental and emotional deterioration caused by organic brain disease.
demential relating to DEMENTIA.
dengue a tropical fever. [Swahili dinga].
dermoid a cyst or similar cell structure to that of the skin.
diabetes any of several diseases. [Gk. diabetes, a siphon, from dia, through + bainein, to go].
diabetic one suffering from DIABETES.
diapyesis release or discharge of pus > DIAPYESES.
diapyetic (something) producing suppuration > DIAPYETIC.
diarrhea diarrhoea a persistent purging or looseness of the bowels.
diarrheal diarrheic diarrhoeal of or like diarrhoea.
diarrhoea see DIARRHEA.
diathesis a constitutional predisposition to a particular disease or condition > DIATHESES.
diathetic pertaining to, or dependent on, a DIATHESIS; as, diathetic disease.
dichromic able to see two colours and two only, as in red-green colour-blind persons who see only blue and yellow.
diplegia paralysis of corresponding parts on both sides of body.
diplegic relating to DIPLEGIA, paralysis of corresponding parts on both sides of body.
diplopia double vision.
diplopic relating to DIPLOPIA, double vision.
dipso short for DIPSOMANIAC, one suffering from DIPSOMANIA, alcoholism.
disease an illness; (verb, Spenser) to make uneasy > DISEASES, DISEASING, DISEASED.
distrix the splitting of the ends of hairs > DISTRIXES.
dropsical of, pertaining to, or of the nature of DROPSY > DROPSICALLY.
dropsied diseased with DROPSY.
dropsy a condition characterised by an accumulation of watery fluid in any part of the body.
drymouth excessive dryness of the mouth due to insufficient secretions, aka XEROSTOMIA.
dyschroa dyschroia discoloration of the skin from disease.
dyscrasia a disordered condition of the body attributed originally to unsuitable mixing of the body fluids or humours.
dyscrasic dyscratic relating to DYSCRASIA.
dysentery inflammation of the mucous membranes of the large intestine.
dyslalia defective speech characteristic of those affected by APHASIA.
dyslectic (someone) suffering from DYSLEXIA, reading impairment.
dyslexia a reading impairment.
dyslexic (someone) suffering from DYSLEXIA, a reading impairment.
dysmelia the condition in which one or more limbs are misshapen or incomplete.
dysmelic suffering from DYSMELIA.
dyspepsia dyspepsy severe indigestion, especially chronic.
dyspeptic (someone) suffering from dyspepsia.
dysphagia pathological difficulty in swallowing.
dysphagic suffering from DYSPHAGIA, difficulty in swallowing.
dysphasia impairment of speech co-ordination, due to brain disease or injury.
dysphasic (someone) suffering from DYSPHASIA.
dysphonia physical abnormality causing speech impediment.
dysphonic relating to DYSPHONIA sounds.
dysphoria depression, pathological discontent.
dysphoric relating to DYSPHORIA.
dysplasia abnormal tissue development.
dyspnea dyspnoea difficult breathing.
dyspneal dyspneic of or like DYSPNEA, laboured breathing.
dyspnoea see DYSPNEA.
dyspnoeal dyspnoeic dyspnoic relating to DYSPNOEA, difficulty of breathing.
dyspraxia an impaired ability to perform deliberate actions.
dyspraxic related to DYSPRAXIA.
dystaxia a form of muscular tremor.
dystaxic suffering from DYSTAXIA.
dysthesia a morbid habit of body, resulting in general discomfort and impatience.
dysthetic suffering from DYSTHESIA.
dystocia difficult childbirth.
dystocial relating to DYSTOCIA.
dystonia a muscle tone disorder.
dystonic relating to DYSTONIA.
dystrophia dystrophy impaired or imperfect nutrition; any of several disorders in which there is wasting of muscle tissue.
dysuria dysury difficult or painful discharge of urine.
dysuric pertaining to, or afflicted with, DYSURY.
dysury see DYSURIA.
earache a pain in the ear.
eclampsia eclampsy a fancied perception of flashes of light, a symptom of epilepsy; hence, epilepsy itself; convulsions.
eclamptic relating to ECLAMPSIA.
ectasia distention of a duct, vessel or hollow viscus.
ecthyma a cutaneous eruption, consisting of large, round pustules, upon an indurated and inflamed base > ECTHYMAS or ECTHYMATA.
ectopia ectopy the displacement of internal organs in the body.
ectopic in an abnormal position > ECTOPICALLY.
ectropic relating to ECTROPION, an unnatural eversion of the eyelids.
ectropion ectropium an unnatural eversion of the eyelids.
eczema a skin disease.
edema local or general swelling produced by the accumulation of fluid in the body tissues or cavities > EDEMAS or EDEMATA.
edematose edematous pertaining to, or of the nature of, edema.
embolic pertaining to an EMBOLISM, the presence of one or more obstructing blood-clots in a blood vessel.
embolise embolize to cause EMBOLISM.
embolism the presence of one or more obstructing blood-clots in a blood vessel.
embolus a clot obstructing a blood vessel > EMBOLI or EMBOLUSES.
emphlysis a vesicular eruption > EMPHLYSES.
emphysema a swelling produced by gas or air diffused in the cellular tissue > EMPHYSEMAS.
emptysis the spitting up of blood > EMPTYSES.
empyema a collection of pus in any cavity, especially the pleura > EMPYEMAS or EMPYEMATA.
empyemic relating to EMPYEMA.
empyesis an eruption of pustules > EMPYESES.
enanthema an ulcer on a mucous membrane.
encanthis a small tumour of the inner corner of the eye > ENCANTHISES.
endemic (a disease) confined to one particular area > ENDEMICS
endemial endemical confined to one particular area.
endemism the state of being ENDEMIC, confined to one particular area.
enfever to excite fever in.
enrheum to contract a rheum.
entasia a tonic spasm; -- applied generically to denote any disease characterized by tonic spasms, as TETANUS, TRISMUS, etc.
entastic relating to any disease characterized by tonic spasms.
enteric relating to the intestines; (noun) enteric fever > ENTERICS.
enteritis inflammation of the intestines > ENTERITIDES or ENTERITISES.
enthetic introduced into the body from outside.
entropion entropium the inversion or turning in of the border of the eyelids.
enuresis uncontrollable urination > ENURESES or ENURESISES.
enuretic relating to ENURESIS; (noun) one suffering from ENURESIS.
ephelis a freckle or mole > EPHELIDES.
epicrisis a secondary crisis occurring in the course of a disease > EPICRISES.
epidemic a rapid spread of a disease.
epilepsy a disorder of the nervous system.
epileptic (someone) suffering from epilepsy > EPILEPTICS.
epinosic unhealthy; unwholesome.
epistaxis bleeding from the nose > EPISTAXES or EPISTAXISES.
epitonic subjected to excessive strain; overstrained.
epulis a hard tumor developed from the gums > EPULIDES or EPULISES. [Gk. epi, upon + oulon, gum].
ergotise ergotize to affect with ERGOTISM.
ergotism poisoning caused by eating bread made of rye diseased with ergot.
erythema redness of the skin > ERYTHEMAS. [Gk. eruthema].
erythemal relating to ERYTHEMA.
erythemic showing ERYTHEMA.
erythrism a condition of excessive redness.
eschar a slough or portion of dead or disorganized tissue, especially an artificial slough produced by caustics.
esotropia a condition in which the eye turns inwards.
esotropic relating to ESOTROPIA.
exanthem a skin eruption, especially accompanied by fever.
exanthema a skin eruption, especially accompanied by fever > EXANTHEMAS or EXANTHEMATA.
exies (Scots) a fit, e.g. of hysterics or the ague. [= access].
exotropia a condition in which the eyes turn outwards.
exotropic relating to EXOTROPIA.
exstrophy congenital eversion of a hollow organ, esp the bladder.
eyestrain tiredness or irritation of the eyes.
fasciitis fascitis inflammation of the FASCIA of a muscle.
favism an acute type of anaemia in which haemolysis is precipitated by contact with broad beans.
favose favous like a honeycomb; relating to FAVUS.
favus a fungal skin disease, chiefly of the scalp > FAVUSES.
febricity feverishness.
febricula febricule a slight short fever.
febrific causing or having fever.
febrile feverish.
febrility feverishness.
fever an abnormal elevation of the body temperature; (verb) to affect with fever.
feverish having a fever.
feverous affected with fever or ague; feverish > FEVEROUSLY.
fibroid a fibrous tumour.
fibroma a tumour consisting mainly of fibrous tissue > FIBROMAS or FIBROMATA.
fibrosis inflammation of the nerve fibres > FIBROSES.
fibrotic relating to FIBROSIS.
fistula an abnormal duct to the body surface or to another cavity > FISTULAE or FISTULAS.
fistulate fistulose fistulous having the form or nature of a fistula.
flatulent suffering from FLATULENCE, stomach gas > FLATULENTLY.
flatus gas in the stomach > FLATUSES.
flu influenza > FLUS.
fluey suffering from flu > FLUIER, FLUIEST.
fluish somewhat like FLU.
fluorosis an abnormal condition due to excess fluoride, involving mottling of the teeth > FLUOROSES.
fluorotic relating to FLUOROSIS
frambesia framboesia a tropical skin disease, aka YAWS.
freckle a small yellowish or brownish spot in the skin, particularly on the face, neck, or hands; (verb) to cover with freckles.
freckly full of or marked with FRECKLES > FRECKLIER, FRECKLIEST.
frostbite inflammation, sometimes leading to gangrene, in a part of the body, caused by exposure to cold; (verb) to affect with frostbite > FROSTBITES, FROSTBITING, FROSTBIT, FROSTBITTEN.
furfair = FURFUR, dandruff, scurf.
furfur dandruff or scurf > FURFURS or FURFURES. [L. furfur, bran].
furuncle a boil.
gall an abrasively-induced skin sore; (verb) to make sore by rubbing.
gallstone a concretion, or CALCULUS, formed in the gall bladder or biliary passages.
gangrene localized death of body tissue, accompanied by putrefaction and usu. caused by obstructed circulation; (verb) to be affected with gangrene.
gastritic of or like GASTRITIS.
gastritis inflammation of the stomach > GASTRITIDES or GASTRITISES.
giantism gigantism hugeness, excessive growth.
glaucoma a disease of the eye, marked by increased pressure within the eyeball and growing dimness of vision > GLAUCOMAS.
gleet mucus discharge from the urethra; (verb) to discharge gleet.
gleety slimy; purulent > GLEETIER, GLEETIEST.
glioma a tumour of the NEUROGLIA in the brain > GLIOMAS or GLIOMATA.
gliosis excessive growth of fibrous tissues in the NEUROGLIA > GLIOSES.
globesity obesity seen as a world-wide social problem.
glossitic relating to GLOSSITIS, inflammation of the tongue.
glossitis inflammation of the tongue > GLOSSITISES.
glycaemia glycemia excessive sugar in the blood.
glycaemic glycemic of or like GLYCAEMIA, excessive sugar in the blood.
goiter goitre an abnormal enlargement of the thyroid gland.
goitered affected with GOITER.
goitred affected with GOITRE.
goitrous pertaining to the GOITER; affected with the goiter.
gonorrhea a venereal disease.
gout a disease in which defective metabolism of uric acid characteristically causes arthritis, esp. in the smaller bones of the feet.
goutiness the state of being GOUTY.
gouty affected by GOUT > GOUTIER, GOUTIEST; GOUTILY.
granuloma a localized collection of granulation tissue > GRANULOMAS or GRANULOMATA.
gravis as in myasthenia gravis, a muscle-wasting disease.
grayout a temporary blurring of vision.
greensick suffering from CHLOROSIS.
gripe stomach spasm.
gripey gripy like or having GRIPE > GRIPIER, GRIPIEST.
grippe an old name for INFLUENZA.
gumboil a small suppurating inflamed spot on the gum.
gumma a syphilitic tumour > GUMMATA or GUMMAS.
gummatous of the nature of or resembling a GUMMA; characterized by GUMMAS.
haematoma a swelling composed of blood effused into tissues > HAEMATOMAS or HAEMATOMATA. Also HEMATOMA.
halitosis bad breath > HALITOSES.
halitotic relating to HALITOSIS, bad breath.
hammertoe a deformity of the toes.
hangnail a piece of torn skin at the root of a fingernail or toenail.
hangover the physical effects following a drinking binge.
haplopia normal vision.
headache a pain inside the head.
headachey headachy afflicted with a HEADACHE.
heartburn a burning, acrid feeling in the throat or breast, severe indigestion, cardialgia.
heatspot a spot or blotch on the skin caused by heat.
hectic habitual, especially in wasting diseases; feverish > HECTICLY or HECTICALLY; (noun) a hectic fever > HECTICS.
helcoid ulcerous. [Gk. helkos, ulcer].
heliosis exposure to the sun; sunburn > HELIOSES.
hematoma a circumscribed swelling produced by an effusion of blood beneath the skin > HEMATOMAS or HEMATOMATA.
hematuria the presence of blood in urine.
hematuric relating to HEMATURIA.
hemialgia pain in one side of the body alone.
hemiopia hemiopsia a defect of vision in consequence of which a person sees only half of an object looked at.
hemiopic hemianopic suffering from HEMIOPIA, blind in half the field of vision.
hepatitis inflammation of the liver > HEPATITIDES or HEPATITISES.
hepatoma a tumour of the liver > HEPATOMAS or HEPATOMATA.
hernia a rupture > HERNIAE or HERNIAS.
hernial of or like a HERNIA.
herniate to protrude through an abnormal body opening.
herpes a skin disease. [L. 'creeping'].
herpetic relating to HERPES, a skin disease; (noun) a remedy for this > HERPETICS.
hidrosis perspiration, especially excessive > HIDROSES.
hippus a clonic spasm of the iris > HIPPUSES.
hipshot having the hip dislocated; hence, having one hip lower than the other.
histioid histoid resembling the normal tissues; as, histoid tumors.
hordeolum a small tumor upon the eyelid, resembling a grain of barley; a sty > HORDEOLA.
humoral of diseases, caused by or attributed to a disordered state of body fluids or (formerly) the bodily humours > HUMORALLY.
hydraemia hydremia an excessively watery condition of the blood.
hydrocele an abnormal collection of fluid in any saclike space, esp. around the testicles.
hydroma a swelling in the soft tissue that occurs over a joint, usually caused by repeating injury > HYDROMA or HYDROMATA.
hydropic hydroptic dropsical; thirsty.
hydrops hydropsy > HYDROPSES. [Gk. hydrops, dropsy].
hydropsy DROPSY.
hydroptic see HYDROPIC.
hygroma a swelling in the soft tissue that occurs over a joint, usually caused by repeating injury > HYGROMAS or HYGROMATA.
hypalgia diminished susceptibility to pain.
hyperemia hyperaemia an excess or congestion of blood in an organ or part of the body.
hyperemic relating to HYPEREMIA, an abnormally large blood supply.
hyperope a far-sighted person.
hyperopia long-sightedness, aka HYPERMETROPIA.
hyperopic suffering from HYPEROPIA, long-sightedness.
hyperpnea hyperpnoea abnormally fast breathing.
hyphemia a deficiency of blood.
hypnosis an artificially induced state of relaxation and concentration in which deeper parts of the mind become more accessible > HYPNOSES.
hypopnea hypopnoea abnormally shallow breathing.
hypopneic related to HYPOPNEA, abnormally shallow breathing.
hypopyon an accumulation of pus in the eye.
hypotonia a hypnotic condition.
hypotonic of muscles, lacking normal tone.
hypoxemia hypoxaemia deficiency of oxygenation of the blood.
hypoxemic suffering from HYPOXEMIA.
hypoxia a deficiency of oxygen in the body tissues.
hypoxic relating to HYPOXIA, a deficiency of oxygen in the body tissues.
hysteria uncontrollable excitement or fear.
hysteric one who is subject to fits of hysteria > HYSTERICS.
icterus the jaundice > ICTERUSES. [Gk. ikteros].
idiopathy a disease of unknown origin or one having no apparent cause.
ileitis inflammation of the ILEUM, the anterior or superior bone of the pelvis > ILEITISES or ILEITIDES.
ileus a complete obstruction of the intestine > ILEUSES.
ill unwell > ILLER, ILLEST; ILLY; (noun) harm, misfortune > ILLS.
illness sickness.
impetigo a skin disease > IMPETIGOS or IMPETIGINES.
impostume imposthume an abscess.
inanition a condition of exhaustion resulting from lack of nourishment.
infarct a portion of dead and scarred tissue in an organ resulting from congestion or blockage of a blood vessel serving it.
infarcted affected by INFARCTION, necrosis.
infect to contaminate with disease-producing germs.
infectant causing infection.
infecter infector one who infects.
infection the act of infecting.
infectious infective causing INFECTION.
influenza a highly contagious viral infection.
intuse a bruise.
invalid not valid > INVALIDLY; (noun) one who suffers from chronic ill health; (verb) to treat as an invalid.
iodism a morbid state produced by the use of iodine and its compounds.
iritic relating to IRITIS.
iritis an inflammation of the iris of the eye > IRITISES.
ischaemia ischemia an inadequate flow of blood to part of the body.
ischaemic ischemic relating to ISCHAEMIA, an inadequate supply of blood to part of the body.
ischuria retention of urine.
iseikonia the seeing of the same image in both eyes.
iseikonic relating to ISEIKONIA.
ixodiasis a disease caused by or transmitted by ticks > IXODIASES.
jactation restless tossing in bed, characteristic of severe fevers and certain mental disorders.
jaundice a disease that causes yellowing of the eyes; (verb) to prejudice unfavorably.
jimjams orig. a violent delirium caused by excessive drinking; now simply means the JITTERS. No JIMJAM*.
karoshi death caused by overwork > KAROSHIS.
keratitis inflammation of the cornea > KERATITISES or KERATITIDES.
keratoma a skin disease > KERATOMAS or KERATOMATA.
keratosis excessive growth of horny tissue of skin > KERATOSES.
keratotic relating to KERATOSIS, excessive growth of horny tissue of skin.
ketonemia ketonaemia an excess of ketone bodies in the blood.
ketonuria an excess of KETONES in the urine.
ketosis the presence of excess of ketone in body > KETOSES.
ketotic relating to KETOSIS.
kibe a chapped place on skin; an ulcerated chilblain.
kuru laughing sickness, a disease of New Guinea > KURUS.
kyllosis club foot > KYLLOSES.
kyphosis inward curvature of the spine > KYPHOSES.
kyphotic hump-backed.
lathyrism a neurological disease producing paralysis of the legs, apparently caused by eating cultivated vetch.
lazar a leper or person with similar pestilential disease.
leaperous leaporous leaprous leprous.
leiomyoma a fibrous tumour, a FIBROID > LEIOMYOMAS or LEIOMYOMATA.
lentigo a freckle or freckle-like condition > LENTIGINES not LENTIGOS*. [L. lentigo, -inis a freckle, from lens, a lentil].
leper one affected with leprosy.
leprosity the state of being LEPROUS.
leprosy a chronic disease characterized by skin lesions and deformities.
leprotic relating to LEPROSY.
leprous suffering from LEPROSY > LEPROUSLY.
lesion an abnormal change in the structure of an organ or tissue; (verb) to cause lesions in > LESIONS, LESIONING, LESIONED.
leucaemia leucemia leuchaemia leukaemia leukemia a type of cancer
leucaemic leucemic leukemic of or like LEUCEMIA, a type of cancer.
leucistic lacking pigmentation in the skin but differing from an albino in having blue eyes.
leucoma leukoma a white opacity in the cornea of the eye, aka ALBUGO > LEUCOMAS, LEUKOMAS (not LEUCOMATA* or LEUKOMATA). [Gk. leukoma, from leukos white].
leukemoid resembling LEUKEMIA but not causing the same changes in blood-forming organs.
leukoma see LEUCOMA.
leukosis leucosis leukaemia > LEUKOSES, LEUCOSES.
leucaemic leukaemic relating to LEUKAEMIA.
leukaemogenic causing LEUKAEMIA.
leukotic leucotic relating to LEUKOSIS, leukaemia.
lienteric of or pertaining to, or of the nature of, a LIENTERY.
lientery the discharge of partially digested food.
limosis abnormally ravenous appetite > LIMOSES. [Gk. limos, hunger].
lionism a lion-like appearance symptomatic of leprosy.
lipaemia lipemia an abnormal level of fat in the blood.
lipidosis a disorder of lipid metabolism in the body tissues > LIPIDOSES.
lipoma a tumor consisting of fat or adipose tissue > LIPOMAS or LIPOMATA. [Gk. lipos, fat].
lippitude soreness of the eyes.
lipuria the presence of fat in the urine.
lithemia an excess of uric acid in the blood.
lithemic relating to LITHEMIA.
lithiasis the formation of stony concretions or calculi in any part of the body, especially in the bladder and urinary passages > LITHIASES.
livedo a reddish discoloured patch on the skin > LIVEDOS.
liverish having a liver disorder > LIVERISHLY.
livor lividity.
lockjaw a condition caused by TETANUS.
loiasis a tropical African disease > LOIASES or LOIASISES.
lordoma a convex curvature of the spine > LORDOMAS.
lordosis convex curvature of the spine > LORDOSES.
lordotic having a convex curvature of the spine.
lues disease, especially of a contagious kind.
luetic (someone) infected with syphilis > LUETICS, LUETICALLY.
lumbago inflammation of the lumbar muscles and tendons > LUMBAGOS.
lupoid suffering from LUPUS.
lupous pertaining to LUPUS.
lupus a cutaneous disease occurring under two distinct forms > LUPUSES. [L. lupus, a wolf].
lurgi lurgy a fictitious disease > LURGIES.
luxate to displace or dislocate.
luxation the dislocation of an anatomical part.
lymphoma a tumor having a structure resembling that of a lymphatic gland > LYMPHOMAS or LYMPHOMATA.
lyssa rabies or hydrophobia.
macrocyst an unusually large CYST.
macrocyte an abnormally large red blood corpuscle.
macropsia the condition of seeing everything in the field of view as larger than it really is.
madarosis loss of eyelashes or eyebrows.
maidism another name for PELLAGRA (attributed to a maize diet).
malacia abnormal softening of a tissue or part.
malady an illness.
malaise uneasiness; an indefinable feeling of illness or discomfort.
malaria a tropical disease.
malarial malarian relating to MALARIA.
malarious of or pertaining, to or infected by, MALARIA.
mammitis inflammation of the breast > MAMMITIDES.
marasmic marasmoid suffering from MARASMUS.
marasmus wasting away of the body; emaciation due to malnutrition > MARASMUSES.
mastitic relating to MASTITIS
mastitis inflammation of the breast or a milk gland > MASTITISES or MASTITIDES.
mattery purulent > MATTERIER, MATTERIEST.
measle to catch or infect with MEASLES > MEASLES, MEASLING, MEASLED.
measles an infectious fever accompanied by eruptions of small red spots on the skin.
meazel a leper, spoken in contempt of a mean person.
megrim an old name for MIGRAINE; depression or unhappiness. [Gk. hemicrania, half the cranium].
melanic one who is affected by MELANISM, darkening of the skin.
melanism darkening of the skin.
melanist one who is affected by MELANISM, darkening of the skin.
melano an abnormally dark person or animal > MELANOS.
melanoid (someone) suffering from MELANOSIS.
melanoma a kind of tumour > MELANOMAS or MELANOMATA.
melanosis the morbid deposition of black matter, often of a malignant character, causing pigmented tumors > MELANOSES.
melanotic melanistic.
melanuria the presence of a dark pigment in the urine.
melanuric relating to MELANURIA, the presence of a dark pigment in the urine.
melena melaena excrement or vomit stained by blood.
mellitic containing saccharine matter; marked by saccharine secretions; as, mellitic diabetes.
meningitis inflammation of the MENINX.
meropia partial blindness.
meropic relating to MEROPIA.
merycism a rare condition in which food is returned to the mouth after a short period in the stomach.
mesel a leper; leprosy.
meseled affected with MESEL, leprous.
meteorism abdominal cramps and swelling due to flatulence.
meteorist one suffering from METEORISM.
metralgia pain in the uterus > METRALGIAS.
metritis inflammation of the womb > METRITISES.
microcyte an unusually small red blood cell.
micropsia a condition of the eyes in which objects appear smaller than normal.
migraine a severe throbbing pain affecting only one half of the head or face.
miliaria prickly heat, a fever accompanied by an eruption of small, isolated, red pimples.
miliarial of or like MILIARIA.
milium a hard mass caused by the blockage of a sebaceous gland > MILIA. [L. milium, millet].
miosis myosis excessive contraction of the pupil of the eye > MIOSES, MYOSES, MIOSISES, MYOSISES.
molimen a great effort, especially any physical effort made by the body in carrying out a natural function. [L. molimen, from moliri, to toil, from moles, mass].
molluscum a viral skin infection > MOLLUSCA.
monosis monosy the separation of parts usually fused.
moonblind dim-sighted; purblind.
morbid of the nature of or indicative of disease > MORBIDER, MORBIDEST; MORBIDLY.
morbidity the condition or state of being diseased, or being caused by disease.
morbific causing disease.
morbilli measles. [L. morbillus, spot, pustule].
morbus disease, in phrases, e.g. morbus Gallicus, 'French disease'; syphilis > MORBUSES.
morphew a skin eruption. [Ital. morfea].
mutism the condition, state, or habit of being mute, or without speech.
myalgia pain in the muscles; muscular rheumatism or neuralgia.
myalgic relating to MYALGIA.
myasis myiases a disease due to flies' larvae in the body > MYASES, MYIASES.
mycetoma a chronic fungus infection leading to nodules that discharge oily pus > MYCETOMATA or MYCETOMAS.
mycosis a disease due to the growth of a fungus > MYCOSES.
mycotic relating to MYCOSIS, a fungal disease.
mydriasis morbid dilatation of the pupil of the eye > MYDRIASES.
myelitis inflammation of the spinal marrow or its membranes > MYELITISES, MYELITIDES or MYELITES.
myeloma a tumour of the bone marrow > MYELOMAS or MYELOMATA. [Gk. myelos, marrow].
myiasis see MYASIS.
myoclonus muscle spasm > MYOCLONUSES.
myoma a tumor consisting of muscular tissue > MYOMAS or MYOMATA.
myomatous of or like a MYOMA, a tumor consisting of muscular tissue.
myopathy a disorder of muscle tissue > MYOPATHIES.
myope a person having myopy.
myopia myopy short-sightedness.
myopic short-sighted > MYOPICALLY; (noun) a short-sighted person > MYOPICS.
myops a short-sighted person > MYOPSES.
myopy see MYOPIA.
myosis see MIOSIS.
myositis inflammation of the muscles > MYOSITISES.
myotonia muscular spasm or rigidity.
myotonic relating to MYOTONIA, temporary muscle rigidity.
myxedema myxoedema a skin disease, marked by swelling and dryness, due to insufficient thyroid secretion.
myxedemic relating to MYXEDEMA.
myxoma a tumor made up of a gelatinous tissue resembling that found in the umbilical cord > MYXOMAS or MYXOMATA. [Gk. myxo, slime].
naeve a NAEVUS, a birthmark.
naevus nevus a birthmark > NAEVI, NEVI.
nanism the condition of being dwarfed or being a dwarf.
narcoma a coma caused by the intake of narcotic drugs > NARCOMAS or NARCOMATA.
narcosis drowsiness or unconsciousness produced by a narcotic > NARCOSES.
nausea a stomach disturbance.
nauseate to affect with NAUSEA.
nauseous causing NAUSEA > NAUSEOUSLY.
necrose to affect with necrosis; to undergo NECROSIS.
necrosis death of part of the living body, e.g. as a symptom of gangrene > NECROSES.
necrotic undergoing death of part of the body.
necrotise necrotize to become NECROTIC.
nephralgia nephralgy pain in the kidneys.
nephrism ill health caused by kidney disease.
nephritis an inflammation of the kidneys > NEPHRITIDES or NEPHRITISES.
nephrosis degenerative lesions of the renal tubules > NEPHROSES.
nephrotic of or like NEPHROSIS, a disease of the kidneys; (noun) a disease of the kidneys.
neuralgia intense burning or stabbing pain, typically along the line of a nerve, esp. in the face.
neuralgic of or pertaining to, or having the character of, NEURALGIA.
neuritic relating to NEURITIS, inflammation of the nerves; (noun) someone suffering from NEURITIS.
neuritis inflammation of the nerves > NEURITISES or NEURITIDES.
neuroma a tumor developed on, or connected with, a nerve, esp. one consisting of new-formed nerve fibers > NEUROMAS or NEUROMATA.
nevoid of or like a NEVUS, a birthmark.
nevus see NAEVUS.
nocturia excessive urination during the night.
noma an ulceration of the cheek.
nona a virus disease.
nonunion failure of a broken bone to heal.
nonviral not viral e.g. of an infection.
nosebleed bleeding from the nose.
nubecula a cloudy formation in urine > NUBECULAE.
nyctalops one afflicted with NYCTALOPIA, the condition of seeing poorly at night or in partial darkness, while the day sight is normal; erroneously, the opposite condition > NYCTALOPES. [Gk. nyktalops night-blind].
nystagmic relating to NYSTAGMUS, involuntary lateral movement of the eyeballs.
nystagmus an involuntary lateral movement of the eyeballs > NYSTAGMUSES.
octan a fever recurring every eight days.
odontalgy toothache.
odontoma a tumour arising in connection with the teeth > ODONTOMATA or ODONTOMAS.
oedema a pathological accumulation of fluid in tissue spaces > OEDEMAS or OEDEMATA.
oligaemia oligemia abnormal deficiency of blood.
oligaemic oligemic relating to OLIGAEMIA, abnormal deficiency of blood.
oliguria scantiness of urine in proportion to liquid intake.
oliguric related to OLIGURIA.
oncogen oncogene an agent producing cancerous tumours.
onychia inflammation of the root or side of the nail, a whitlow.
onychitis inflammation of the root or side of the nail > ONYCHITISES.
orchitic relating to ORCHITIS, inflammation of the testicles.
orchitis inflammation of the testicles > ORCHITISES.
orthorexiaia an eating disorder characterized by excessive focus on eating healthy foods.
osteitic relating to OSTEITIS, inflammation of bone.
osteitis inflammation of the bone > OSTEITISES or OSTEITIDES.
osteoma a tumor composed mainly of bone; a tumor of a bone > OSTEOMAS or OSTEOMATA. [Gk. osteon, bone].
otalgia otalgy pain in the ear.
otalgic of OTALGY, earache.
otitic relating to OTITIS, inflammation of the ear.
otitis inflammation of the ear > OTITIDES or OTITISES.
otocyst an auditory or equilibristic vesicle.
otorrhoea a discharge from the ear.
ototoxic adversely affecting hearing or balance.
ourology urology urinology the study of urine or the urinary tract.
ovaritis inflammation of the ovaries > OVARITISES or OVARITIDES.
oversick too sick.
ozaena a fetid discharge from the nostrils. [L. from Gk. ozein, to smell].
palinopia a visual disorder in which the patient perceives a prolonged afterimage.
palsy loss of control or of feeling, more or less complete, in the muscles of the body, esp when this results in involuntary trembling; paralysis; (verb) to affect with palsy.
palsylike like the PALSY.
paludism marsh fever; malaria.
pandemia a widespread epidemic.
pandemic an outbreak of disease affecting majority of people in a region.
pannus a layer of vascular fibrous tissue extending over the surface of a specialized structure, esp. the cornea > PANNUSES.
papilloma a tumour formed by hypertrophy of a papilla or papillae, such as a wart, etc. > PAPILLOMAS or PAPILLOMATA.
papillose papillous covered with papules or papillae.
papula papule a pimple > PAPULAE or PAPULAS, PAPULES.
papular papulose papulous pertaining to, characterized by, or of the nature of papules or pimples.
paracusis disordered hearing > PARACUSES.
paralogia the impairment of reasoning power characterized by difficulty in expressing logical ideas in speech.
paralyse paralyze to afflict with paralysis.
paralysis the state of being unable to move > PARALYSES.
paralytic (someone) suffering from PARALYSIS.
pararthria disordered articulation of speech.
paresis a partial form of paralysis affecting muscle movements but not diminishing sensation > PARESES. [Gk. from parienai, to relax].
paretic one affected with PARESIS.
parotitic of or like PAROTITIS, inflammation of the parotid glands.
parotitis inflammation of the parotid glands > PAROTITISES.
paroxysm a fit, attack, or sudden increase or recurrence of symptoms (as of a disease); a sudden violent emotion or action.
parulis a small suppurating inflamed spot on the gum, aka GUMBOIL > PARULISES or PARULIDES
paruretic one who suffers from an inability to urinate in the presence of others.
pathogen pathogene an agent that causes disease.
pathogeny the production and development of disease.
peaky off-colour, unwell > PEAKIER, PEAKIEST.
pellagra a nervous and digestive disease due to deficiency of nicotinic acid in diet.
pellagrin one who is afficted with PELLAGRA, a nervous and digestive disease due to deficiency of nicotinic acid in diet.
pemphigus pemphix a somewhat rare skin disease, characterized by the development of blebs upon different part of the body > PEMPHIGUSES, PEMPHIXES or PEMPHIGI.
pernio a chilblain > PERNIONES.
pertussal relating to PERTUSSIS, whooping cough.
pertussis whooping cough > PERTUSSISES or PERTUSSES.
pestilent deadly, producing pestilence > PESTILENTLY.
petechia a small red or purple spot on the skin > PETECHIAE.
petechial characterized by, or pertaining to, PETECHIAE.
phagedena phagedaena hospital gangrene, a rapidly spreading destructive ulcer.
phimosis a condition of the penis in which the prepuce can not be drawn back so as to uncover the glans penis > PHIMOSES.
phimotic relating to PHIMOSIS.
phlebitic relating to PHLEBITIS, inflammation of a vein.
phlebitis inflammation of a vein > PHLEBITIDES or PHLEBITISES.
phlegm thick mucus secreted in abnormal quantity especially in the nose and throat.
phlegmon purulent inflammation > PHLEGMONS.
phlyctena phlyctaena a small blister or vesicle > PHLYCTENAE, PHLYCTAENAE.
phocomely a type of congenital deformity, with seal-like limbs. N.B. should have a plural PHOCOMELIES*, but this has been wrongly omitted from CSW.
phosphene a visual sensation produced by mechanical stimulation of the retina, as by pressure on the eyeball.
phossy as in phossy jaw, a gangrenous condition of the lower jaw caused by exposure to phosphorus.
photopia vision in illumination similar to daylight, believed to involve chiefly the cones of the retina.
photopic relating to PHOTOPIA.
photopsia photopsy appearance of light flashes due to retinal irritation.
phrenesis delirium; frenzy > PHRENESES.
phrenitis inflammation of the brain, or of the meninges of the brain, attended with acute fever and delirium; aka CEPHALITIS > PHRENITISES or PHRENITIDES.
phthisic = PHTHISIS; also, vaguely, any lung or throat disease > PHTHISICS.
phthisis a progressive wasting disease; spec. pulmonary tuberculosis > PHTHISES.
pian a tropical disease.
pianic pertaining to the tropical disease PIAN.
pigmentosa as in retinite pigmentosa, a genetic eye condition.
pimple an inflamed swelling of the skin.
pimpled having pimples.
pimply having pimples > PIMPLIER, PIMPLIEST.
pinkeye an inflammation of the eye.
pinswell a small boil.
pinta a skin disease widespread in tropical America, caused by a spirochaete and characterized by rough blotchy skin.
plague to harass or torment.
planuria planury the discharge of urine through an abnormal passage.
pleurisy inflammation of the pleurae.
pleuronia the combined disorder of pleurisy and pneumonia.
pleuritic (someone) suffering from PLEURISY.
pleuritis pleurisy > PLEURITISES.
plica a fold; also, a disease of the hair, in which it becomes twisted and matted together > PLICAE or PLICAS.
plical relating to a PLICA, folded.
plook plouk a small spot, a pimple.
plookie plooky pimply > PLOOKIER, PLOOKIEST.
plouk a small spot, a pimple.
ploukie plouky pimply > PLOUKIER, PLOUKIEST.
plumbism lead poisoning.
pneumonia a disease of the lungs.
pock a pustule raised on the surface of the body in variolous and vaccine diseases; (verb) to mark with pocks.
pocky full of POCKS > POCKIER, POCKIEST.
pockmark to mark with pocks.
pockpit the mark, pit or scar left by a pock.
podagra gout of the foot.
podagral podagric podagrous gouty.
polio an infectious virus disease.
poltfoot a clubfoot > POLTFEET.
polymasty polymastia polymastism the presence of supernumerary breasts or nipples.
polypnea panting, very rapid breathing.
polypneic relating to POLYPNEA breathing.
polyp a pedunculated tumour growing from mucous membrane.
polypoid like a (medical) POLYP.
polyposis the presence or development of polyps > POLYPOSES.
polypous of the nature of a POLYPUS; affected with POLYPUS.
polypus a nasal polyp > POLYPI or POLYPUSES.
polyuria excessive urination.
polyuric relating to POLYURIA.
porosis a porous condition of bones > POROSES.
porphyria any of various disorders of metabolism resulting in the excretion of an excessive quantity of porphyrins in the urine, some types characterized by skin photosensitivity.
porphyric relating to PORPHYRIA.
porrigo a kind of scalp disease > PORRIGOS. [L. porrigo, dandruff].
postviral as in postviral syndrome, a debilitating condition occurring as a sequel to viral illness.
pox any of several virus diseases causing a rash of pustules; (verb) to infect with pox.
poxy afflicted by pox > POXIER, POXIEST.
precancer a condition that may develop into cancer.
presbyope one who has presbyopia; a farsighted person.
presbyopy presbyopia long-sightedness in old age.
presbytic relating to an PRESBYOPIA.
presbyopic (someone) afflicted by PRESBYOPIA.
pressor something that causes an increase in blood pressure.
procident relating to PROCIDENCE, prolapse.
proctalgia neuralgic pain in the rectum.
proctitis inflammation of the rectum, aka RECTITIS > PROCTITISES or PROCTITIDES.
prodromal of or pertaining to PRODROMES; as, the prodromal stage of a disease.
prodrome an initial symptom of a disease > PRODROMES or PRODROMATA.
prodromic relating to a PRODROME, an initial symptom of a disease.
progeria a syndrome of children characterized by physical symptoms suggestive of premature senility.
prolapse of an organ etc. to slip forward or downward out of place.
prolapsus a prolapse > PROLAPSUSES.
proptosis the forward displacement of an organ, particularly the eyeball > PROPTOSES.
protanope a sufferer from PROTANOPIA, colour-blindness with respect to red.
prurigo a chronic skin condition characterized by itching and the presence of small pale pimples > PRURIGOS.
pruritic of or like PRURITUS, itching of the skin.
pruritus itching of the skin > PRURITUSES.
psilosis loss of hair > PSILOSES. [Gk. psilosis, from psilos, bare].
psilotic relating to PSILOSIS, loss of hair.
psora a cutaneous disease; especially, the itch.
psoriasis the state of being affected with PSORA, a cutaneous disease > PSORIASES.
psoriatic (someone) suffering from PSORIASIS.
psoric of or pertaining to PSORA, a cutaneous disease.
ptosis a drooping of the upper eyelid > PTOSES.
ptotic relating to PTOSIS.
ptyalise ptyalize to induce PTYALISM, an excessive flow of saliva, in.
ptyalism an excessive flow of saliva.
purblind nearly blind; dim-witted > PURBLINDLY.
purpura an eruption of small purple spots, caused by extravasation of blood > PURPURAS.
purpuric of or pertaining to PURPURA, a skin disease.
purulence purulency the state of being purulent.
pus thick yellowish bodily fluid > PUSES.
puslike like PUS.
pussy full of PUS > PUSSIER, PUSSIEST.
pustulant (an agent) producing PUSTULES.
pustular of or pertaining to PUSTULES.
pustulate to form into PUSTULES.
pustule a pimple containing PUS; a lump or wart.
pustuled covered with PUSTULES.
pustulous of or pertaining to PUSTULES.
pyaemia pyemia a form of blood poisoning produced by the absorption into the blood of morbid matters usually originating in a wound or local inflammation.
pyaemic pyemic of or pertaining to PYAEMIA.
pyelitic relating to PYELITIS.
pyelitis inflammation of the pelvis of the kidney, usu. as a result of bacterial infection > PYELITISES.
pyemia see PYAEMIA.
pyemic see PYAEMIC.
pyic pertaining to or discharging PUS.
pyoderma any skin disease resulting in PUSTULES and/or PUS.
pyodermic of or like PYODERMA.
pyogenic pus-forming.
pyoid purulent.
pyorrhea pyorrhoea suppuration in the sockets of the teeth.
pyorrheal pyorrheic relating to PYORRHEA.
pyosis the formation of pus or the process through which pus is formed > PYOSES.
pyretic of or relating to fever > febrile.
pyrexia fever.
pyrexial showing symptoms of PYREXIA, feverish.
pyrexic of or like PYREXIA, fever.
pyrogen a substance inducing fever.
pyrogenic pyrogenous produced by, or producing, heat or fever.
pyrosis cardialgia, heartburn > PYROSES or PYROSISES.
pyuria the presence of pus in the urine.
quartan a fever recurring every third day.
quat a pimple; an insignificant person.
quazzy unwell > QUAZZIER, QUAZZIEST.
quinsied suffering from QUINSY.
quinsy severe inflammation of tonsils and throat.
quintan a fever occurring every fifth day.
rabic pertaining to RABIES.
rabid afflicted with rabies > RABIDER, RABIDEST; RABIDLY.
rabidity rabidness the state of being RABID.
rabies an infectious viral disease. [L. rabere, to be mad].
rabietic suffering from RABIES.
rachitic pertaining to or having RACHITIS, inflammation of spine.
rachitis rhachitis inflammation of the spine; rickets > RACHITIDES or RACHITISES; RHACHITISES.
ranula a cyst formed under the tongue by obstruction of the duct of the submaxillary gland.
ranular relating to a RANULA.
raphania a form of ergotism, attributed by Linnaeus to wild radish. [Gk. rhaphanis, radish].
rash an outbreak of red spots or patches on the skin; (adj.) over-hasty > RASHER, RASHEST; RASHLY.
rashlike like a rash.
raw uncooked > RAWER, RAWEST; RAWLY; (noun) a sore or irritated spot > RAWS.
rectitic relating to RECTITIS.
rectitis inflammation of the rectum, aka PROCTITIS > RECTITISES.
rectocele the herniation of the rectum into the vagina.
redout reddening of visual field caused by blood forced to head in conditions of low gravity.
reinfect to infect again.
retinitis inflammation of the retina > RETINITISES or RETINITIDES.
rhachitis see RACHITIS.
rhagades cracks or fissures in the skin. [Gk. rhagas, a tear]. N.B. no RHAGADE*.
rheum watery discharge from eyes and nose.
rheumatic one who suffers from rheumatism.
(dial.) rheumatism.
rheumed troubled by RHEUM.
rheumic pertaining to, or characterized by, RHEUM.
rheumy affected with RHEUM > RHEUMIER, RHEUMIEST.
rhexis rupture of a blood-vessel > RHEXES or RHEXISES.
rhinitic relating to RHINITIS, inflammation of the nose.
rhinitis inflammation of the nose; esp. inflammation of the mucous membrane of the nostrils > RHINITISES or RHINITIDES.
rhinolith a concretion formed within the cavities of the nose.
rhonchal rhonchial of or relating to snoring.
rickets a disease resulting from vitamin D deficiency.
rigor a sense of chilliness with contraction of the skin.
ringworm a contagious itching skin-disease occurring in small circular patches.
rosacea a condition in which a person has a large red nose.
roseola a rash of rose-colored patches; rose rash.
roseolar like ROSEOLA, a rash of rose-colored patches.
rubella German measles.
rubeola the measles. [L. rubeus, red].
rume rheum.
runround a felon or whitlow.
rupia a skin ulcer covered with dead tissue. [Gk. rhypos, filth].
rupture to burst.
saburra granular matter deposited in the body. [L. saburra, sand].
saburral relating to SABURRA, granular matter deposited in the body.
saccadic jerky; twitching.
sacralgia inflammation of the SACRUM.
sanies a watery foul discharge from wounds or sores.
sanious pertaining to SANIES, a watery foul discharge from wounds or sores.
sapego a dry, scaly eruption on the skin; especially, a ringworm > SAPEGOES.
sapraemia sapremia a kind of blood-poisoning.
sapraemic sapremic relating to SAPRAEMIA, a kind of blood-poisoning.
sarcoid a granuloma of sarcoidosis; a fleshy tumour. [Gr. sarcoous, flesh].
sarcoma a tumour of connective tissue; any fleshy excrescence > SARCOMAS or SARCOMATA.
saturnic suffering from lead-poisoning.
saturnism lead poisoning.
scabies a contagious skin infection caused by an itch mite.
scabietic relating to SCABIES, a contagious skin infection caused by an itch mite.
scaldhead a disease scalp; a scalp disease.
scall scabbiness, esp. of the scalp.
scalled afflicted with SCALL, a scalp disease.
sciatica inflammation of the sciatic nerve.
scirrhoid scirrhous resembling a SCIRRHUS, a hard swelling.
scirrhus a hard swelling; a hard fibrous carcinoma > SCIRRHI or SCIRRHUSES.
sclerema induration of the cellular tissue > SCLEREMAS. [Gk. skleros, hard].
scleritis inflammation of the SCLEROTIC > SCLERITISES. Also SCLEROTITIS.
scleroid hard; hardened.
scleroma an abnormally hard patch of bodily tissue > SCLEROMAS or SCLEROMATA. [Gk. skleros, hard].
sclerosal affected with SCLEROSIS.
sclerose to harden; to affect with SCLEROSIS.
sclerosis hardening; morbid hardening, e.g. of arteries by deposition of fatty plaques > SCLEROSES.
sclerous hard; indurated; sclerotic.
scolioma abnormal curvature of the spine > SCOLIOMAS (not SCOLIOMATA*). [Gk. skoliosis, from skolios, crooked].
scoliosis a lateral curvature of the spine > SCOLIOSES.
scoliotic affected by SCOLIOSIS, a lateral curvature of the spine.
scorbutic pertaining to or afflicted with scurvy.
scotoma scotomia scotomy dizziness with dimness of sight.
scotopia vision in dim light.
scotopic relating to SCOTOPIA, vision in dim light or darkness.
scrofula tuberculosis of the lymph nodes, esp. in the neck, giving rise to abscesses > SCROFULAS. [L. scrofulae, from scrofa, a sow (supposed to be prone to it)].
scrumpox IMPETIGO spread by players' faces rubbing together in the scrum.
scurvy scabby, mean > SCURVIER, SCURVIEST; SCURVILY; (noun) a disease caused by lack of Vitamin C.
scybalous of or like a SCYBALUM, a lump or mass of hard faeces in the intestine.
scybalum a lump or mass of hard faeces in the intestine > SCYBALA.
seasick nauseated due to motion at sea > SEASICKER, SEASICKEST.
seborrhea a morbidly increased discharge of sebaceous matter upon the skin.
seik (Scots) sick > SEIKER, SEIKEST.
selenosis selenium poisoning > SELENOSES.
semicoma a condition approaching coma.
semideaf partially deaf.
seminoma a malignant tumour of the testicle > SEMINOMAS.
senopia improvement of near vision occurring during the aging process because of swelling in the crystalline lens due to incipient cataract.
sepsis the state of being septic > SEPSES.
septic producing sepsis > SEPTICALLY; (noun) an agent producing SEPSIS > SEPTICS.
septicity the state of being septic.
sequela a pathological condition resulting from a previous disease or injury > SEQUELAE. [L. sequela, sequel].
seroma an abnormal pocket of clear fluid in the body.
seropus a mixture of serum and pus > SEROPUSES.
serosity the state of being SEROUS, of or relating to serum.
serous of or relating to serum; watery.
serpigo a dry, scaly eruption on the skin; especially, ringworm > SERPIGOES, SERPIGINES or SERPIGOS.
sextan a fever recurring after six days (i.e. every fifth day.
sialolith a calculus in a salivary gland.
sicken to make sick.
sickish somewhat sick or diseased > SICKISHLY.
sicklemia a severe hereditary anaemia.
sicklemic relating to SICKLEMIA, a severe hereditary anaemia.
sickly of poor health > SICKLIER, SICKLIEST; SICKLILY; (verb) to make sickly-looking > SICKLIES, SICKLYING, SICKLIED.
sickness the state of being sick.
siderosis a sort of pneumonia occuring in iron workers, produced by the inhalation of particles of iron > SIDEROSES.
siderotic relating to SIDEROSIS.
silicosis a lung disease caused by inhaling silica dust > SILICOSES.
silicotic someone suffering from SILICOSIS, a lung disease caused by inhaling silica dust.
singultus hiccuping > SINGULTUSES.
sinuitis sinusitis inflammation of the sinuses.
siriasis sunstroke, esp. in children > SIRIASES.
smallpox a virus disease.
sordes dark incrustations on the lips of fever patients. No SORDE*.
sore sensitive to pain > SORER, SOREST; SORELY; (verb) to make sore.
soroche mountain sickness. [Quechua surucht, antimony, found in the Andes and thought to cause the sickness].
spanaemia a deficiency of red corpuscles in the blood.
spanaemic of or pertaining to SPANAEMIA.
spasm a sustained involuntary muscular contraction; (verb) to go into spasm.
spasmatic in spasms.
spasmic in spasms.
spastic of the nature of a spasm > SPASTICALLY; (noun) one affected with spastic paralysis.
sphacelus necrosis, mortification > SPHACELUSES. [Gr. sphakelos. convulsive movement, painful spasm, gangrene].
splayfoot a foot that is abnormally flattened and spread out; flat foot > SPLAYFEET.
splenitis inflammation of the spleen > SPLENITISES.
sprain to weaken by a sudden and violent twisting or wrenching.
sprue infantile THRUSH.
sputum thick mucus coughed up from the respiratory tract esp. in certain diseases of the lungs, chest, or throat > SPUTA or SPUTA.
squinancy QUINSY, suppurating tonsillitis.
steatoma a cyst containing matter like suet > STEATOMAS (not STEATOMATA*). [Gk. stear, steatos suet, tallow].
steatosis adiposity > STEATOSES.
stegnosis constipation > STEGNOSES.
stegnotic tending to render costive, or to diminish excretions or discharges generally.
stenosed constricted as a result of disease.
stenosis narrowing of an orifice > STENOSES.
stenotic relating to a STENOSIS, the narrowing of an orifice.
stound stownd to ache, throb.
strabism strabismus a condition in which the eyes can't focus together because of muscle imbalance; a squint.
strangury severe pain in the urethra with intense desire to pass urine or painful passage of a few drops of urine.
strep STREPTOCOCCUS, as in a STREP throat.
struma scrofula or a scrofulous tumour > STRUMAE or STRUMAS.
strumatic scrofulous; strumous.
strumitis inflammation of the thyroid gland > STRUMITISES.
strumose strumous scrofulous; having STRUMAE.
stye a sore place on the eye.
subluxate to partially dislocate.
subsultus a convulsive or twitching movement > SUBSULTUSES.
sudamen a whitish vesicle due to the retention of sweat in the sweat ducts or under the skin > SUDAMINA or SUDAMENS.
sudaminal relating to SUDAMINA.
sunburn to burn or discolor from exposure to the sun.
sunstroke a medical condition of general collapse caused by prolonged exposure to intense sunlight.
sunstruck affected with SUNSTROKE.
suppeago a dry, scaly eruption on the skin; especially, a ringworm > SUPPEAGOES.
suppurate to discharge pus.
surdity deafness.
squitters diarrhoea.
sycosis an inflammation of the hair follicles > SYCOSES. [Gk. sykosis, a fig-shaped ulcer, from sykon a fig].
symptosis emaciation > SYMPTOSES.
symptotic relating to SYMPTOSIS.
synechia an abnormal adhesion, esp. of the iris to the cornea > SYNECHIAS.
synovitic relating to SYNOVITIS, inflammation of a synovial membrane.
synovitis inflammation of a synovial membrane > SYNOVITISES.
syph syphilis > SYPHS.
syphilis a venereal disease > SYPHILISES.
syphilise syphilize to inoculate or infect with syphilis.
syphiloid like SYPHILIS.
syphiloma a syphilitic tumour > SYPHILOMAS or SYPHILOMATA.
tabefy to cause to waste gradually, to emaciate.
tabes a wasting away > TABES.
tabescent wasting; shrivelling.
tabetic of or pertaining to TABES; (someone) affected with tabes > TABETICS.
tabid affected by TABES.
tachypnea tachypnoea abnormally rapid breathing.
taeniasis infestation with tapeworms > TAENIASES.
taliped one suffering from TALIPES, club-foot. [L. talus, ankle + pes, foot].
talipes club foot. [L. talis, ankle + pes, foot]. N.B. no TALIPE*.
talpa a mole or similar mark on the body > TALPAE or TALPAS.
tarantism a dancing mania or malady of late medieval Europe, attributed popularly to the bite of a tarantula.
tarantist one suffering from TARANTISM.
tarsalgia pain in the instep.
tenesmic pertaining to TENESMUS, a painful but ineffectual effort to urinate or defecate.
tenesmus a distressing but ineffectual urge to evacuate the rectum or bladder > TENESMUSES.
teniasis pinworm infestation > TENIASES.
teratism a monster, malformed person or animal.
teratogen an agent that raises the incidence of congenital malformation.
teratoma a tumor, sometimes found in newborn children, which is made up of a heterogenous mixture of tissues, as of bone, cartilage and muscle > TERATOMAS or TERATOMATA. [Gk. teras, -atos monster].
tertian a fever occurring every third day.
tetanal relating to TETANUS.
tetanic related to tetanus > TETANICALLY; (noun) an agent causing tetanus.
tetanical relating to TETANUS.
tetanise tetanize to produce TETANUS or TETANIC spasms in.
tetanoid resembling tetanus.
tetanus an acute infectious disease characterized by tonic rigidity and violent spasms of some or all of the voluntary muscles, caused by infection with the bacterium Clostridium tetani; aka LOCKJAW > TETANUSES.
tetany a morbid condition resembling TETANUS, but distinguished from it by being less severe and having intermittent spasms.
tetter a vesicular disease of the skin, aka HERPES; (verb) to affect with a tetter.
tetterous having the character of, or pertaining to, TETTER, a skin eruption.
thelitis inflammation of the nipple > THELITISES.
thrombose to cause THROMBOSIS in.
thrombus a blood clot > THROMBI.
thrush a disease, esp of children, causing fungous blisters in the mouth and throat.
thylose thylosis an ingrowth from a neighbouring cell through a pit into a vessel > THYLOSES.
thymoma a tumour arising from thymus tissue > THYMOMAS or THYMOMATA.
tic an involuntary twitching of muscles; (verb) to twitch > TICS, TICCING, TICCED.
tinea a name applied to various skin diseases, especially ringworm.
tineal relating to TINEA.
tinnitus a sensation of noise (as a ringing or roaring) that is purely subjective > TINNITUSES.
tisick a cough.
toothache a pain in a tooth.
topalgia pain restricted to a particular spot.
tophus a gouty deposit > TOPHI.
tormina acute, colicky pains. No —S.
torminal relating to TORMINA.
torminous affected with TORMINA.
torulosis an infection by a member of the Torula genus affecting the nervous system > TORULOSES.
toxaemia toxemia blood poisoning due to toxins in blood.
toxaemic toxemic relating to TOXAEMIA, blood poisoning due to toxins in blood.
toxicosis a pathological condition caused by a poison or toxin > TOXICOSES.
toxocara a kind of parasitic worm found in the intestines of dogs and cats.
toxocaral related to TOXOCARA.
trachitis an error for TRACHEITIS, inflammation of the TRACHEA > TRACHITISES.
trachoma an eye-disease, a chronic form of conjunctivitis > TRACHOMAS.
trauma a wound, an injury > TRAUMAS or TRAUMATA.
traumatic relating to, resulting from, or causing wounds > TRAUMATICALLY.
trichina a type of nematode worm parasitic in rat, pig, and man, the adult in the small intestine, the larva encysted in muscle > TRICHINAE or TRICHINAS.
trichinal relating to a TRICHINA, a small, slender nematoid worm.
trichosis arrangement, distribution or disorder of hair > TRICHOSES.
trichrome pertaining to or in three colors; having normal color vision.
trismic relating to TRISMUS, lockjaw.
trismus a tetanic spasm of the muscles of the jaw, aka LOCKJAW > TRISMUSES.
trophesy a state of diseased nutrition due to disorder of the TROPHIC action of the nerves
tryp = TRYPANOSOME, a parasite causing sleeping sickness.
tumor tumour an abnormal swelling or enlargement, now esp a new growth of cells in the body without inflammation.
tumoral relating to a TUMOR.
tumorlike like a TUMOR.
tumorous having the nature of a TUMOR.
tumour see TUMOR.
turista intestinal sickness affecting a tourist in a foreign country.
tussal tussive relating to a cough.
tussis a cough > TUSSISES or TUSSES.
twinge a slight pain; (verb) to give a twinge of pain > TWINGES, TWINGING or TWINGEING, TWINGED.
tylosis an ingrowth from a neighbouring cell through a pit into a vessel > TYLOSES.
tympany any swelling, esp. of the abdomen.
typhlitic relating to TYPHLITIS, inflammation of the caecum.
typhlitis inflammation of the caecum > TYPHLITISES.
typhoid an infectious disease.
typhoidal relating to typhoid.
typhose typhous of or pertaining to TYPHUS.
typhus any of a group of acute infectious fevers caused by RICKETTSIAE > TYPHUSES.
ulcer a type of lesion; (verb) to affect with an ulcer.
ulcerate to ulcer.
ulcerous being or affected with an ulcer > ULCEROUSLY.
ulitis inflammation of the gums > ULITISES.
ulosis the formation of a scar > ULOSES. [Gk. oulosis, from oule, a scar].
unhealth unsoundness, disease.
unpainful not painful.
unpalsied not palsied.
unpanged without pangs.
unwell not well.
uraemia uremia urinemia the retention of waste materials normally excreted.
uraemic uremic urinemic relating to URAEMIA, retention of waste materials normally excreted.
uresis urination > URESES. [Gk. ouresis].
urethral of or pertaining to the URETHRA.
urinative provoking the flow of urine.
urinemia the retention of waste materials normally excreted > URINEMIAS. Also URAEMIA, UREMIA.
urinemic relating to URINEMIA, retention of waste materials normally excreted.
urolith a small stone or calculus in the urinary tract.
urolithic of or like a UROLITH, a calculus in the urinary tract.
urosis disease of the urinary organs > UROSES.
urticaria nettle rash, hives.
uteritis inflammation of the UTERUS > UTERITISES.
uveitis inflammation of the iris, ciliary body and choroid > UVEITISES.
uvulitis inflammation of the UVULA > UVULITISES.
vaccina vaccinia cowpox.
vaccinial of or like VACCINIA, cowpox.
vaginitis inflammation of the vagina > VAGINITISES.
vaginosis a bacterial vaginal infection > VAGINOSES.
vagotonia pathological overactivity of the vagus nerve.
vagotonic relating to VAGOTONIA.
valgoid valgous like VALGUS, club-foot.
valgus any deformity of a limb joint which causes a distal bone or bones to be displaced obliquely outwards (orig. inwards), as in knock-knee and some forms of club-foot > VALGUSES. Cf. VARUS.
varicella chickenpox.
varicoid having the appearance of a varicose vein.
varicose swollen, especially in irregular lumps and twists.
varicosis any condition characterized by distention of the veins > VARICOSES.
variola smallpox.
variolar of or like VARIOLA, smallpox.
variole a small depression resembling a pockmark.
varioloid a disease resembling VARIOLA, smallpox.
variolous of or pertaining to the smallpox; having pits, or sunken impressions, like those of VARIOLA, the smallpox.
varus any deformity of a limb joint which causes a distal bone or bones to be displaced obliquely inwards, as in bow-legs and some forms of club-foot > VARUSES. Cf. VALGUS.
vasospasm a sharp and often persistent spasm of a blood vessel resulting in reduced caliber and flow.
verruca a plantar wart > VERRUCAE or VERRUCAS.
verrucose verrucous covered with warty elevations.
verruga a fever with warty tumours, endemic in Peru.
vertigo giddiness, dizziness, a sensation of whirling motion > VERTIGOS, VERTIGOES or VERTIGINES.
vibex a streak due to extravasation of blood > VIBICES.
vibriosis infection with VIBRIONIC bacteria > VIBRIOSES.
viraemia viremia the presence of viral particles in the blood.
viraemic viremic relating to VIRAEMIA, the presence of viral particles in the blood.
viral relating to or caused by a VIRUS > VIRALLY.
viremia see VIRAEMIA.
viremic see VIRAEMIC.
virilism masculinity in women, especially with secondary male characteristics.
virino a hypothetical particle said to be the cause of BSE > VIRINOS.
virosis a disease caused by a virus > VIROSES.
vitiligo a rare skin disease consisting in the development of smooth, milk-white spots upon various parts of the body > VITILIGOS. [L. vitiligo, a skin eruption].
volvulus the spasmodic contraction of the intestines which causes colic > VOLVULI or VOLVULUSES.
vomica an abscess cavity in the lungs > VOMICAE or VOMICAS.
vomito a form of yellow fever > VOMITOS.
vulvitis inflammation of the VULVA > VULVITISES.
walleye an eye in which the iris is pale or whitish.
walleyed suffering from WALLEYE.
wart a small hard excrescence on the skin caused by a virus.
warted covered with WARTS.
wartless having no WARTS.
wartlike like a wart.
warty covered in warts > WARTIER, WARTIEST.
watcheye an eye in which the iris is pale or whitish, aka WALLEYE.
waterpox varicella, chickenpox.
weid any sudden illness, cold or relapse with febrile symptoms.
wen a sebaceous cyst.
wennish having the nature of a WEN; resembling a WEN.
wenny having the nature of a wen; resembling a wen > WENNIER, WENNIEST.
whally wall-eyed, showing the whites of the eye.
whitlow an abscess around a fingernail.
xanthoma a skin disease marked by the development or irregular yellowish patches upon the skin, especially upon the eyelids > XANTHOMAS or XANTHOMATA.
xenomenia menstruation from abnormal orifices.
xerasia abnormal dryness of hair.
xeroderma morbid dryness of skin, ichythosis > XERODERMAS or XERODERMAE.
xerosis abnormal dryness of body parts > XEROSES.
xerostoma dryness of mouth > XEROSTOMAS or XEROSTOMATA.
xerotes abnormal dryness of body parts.
xerotic of bodily tissues, abnormally dry.
yawey yawy pertaining to YAWS >YAWIER, YAWIEST
yaws a contagious skin disease resembling syphilis.
zit a pimple.
zoonosis a disease of animals, such as rabies, which can be transmitted to humans > ZOONOSES.
zoonotic of or like ZOONOSIS, a disease of animals such as rabies that can be transmitted to humans.
zyme a ferment; a disease germ.
zymosis fermentation; a process resembling fermentation in development of infectious disease > ZYMOSES. [Gk. zymosis, fermentation].
zymotic of the nature of, relating to or causing an infectious disease > ZYMOTICALLY; (noun) an infectious disease.