Bio 120 Terminology for Medical Careers
-Emia: Blood condition
Hypercalcemia: A condition of excessive
calcium in the blood.
Medical conditions such as,
Adrenal Gland failure
An inherited condition that affects the body’s
ability to regulate calcium(familial hypocaluric
Excess vitamin D( hypervitaminosis D)from diet
or inflammatory disease.
Hyperthyroidism(a condition in which the thyroid
gland makes too much thyroid hormone)
Kidney Failure(loss of the ability of the kidney to
remove waste and concentrate urine without
There are many symptoms of hypercalcemia, these are
Loss of height
There are tests that are specialized in finding
out if a person has hypercalcemia.
Calcium blood test
Calcium urine test
Treatment depends on the severity of it.It can
be solved with surgery and close monitoring
of the patient.
-Uria:condition of the urine.
Polyuria-condition of (too) much urine.
These are possible causes of polyuria.And
these are just to name a few.
Urinary tract infection
Interstitial cystitis(Is one type of a variety of
types of cystitis, is an inflammation of the
bladder or possibly also the urethra
Congestive heart failure
(11F) Select 2 suffixes, identify the term and
report on it:
-Emia~4.)Condition of excessive calcium in
the blood Hypercalcemia.
-Uria~3.)Excessive urination Polyuria.
Medical Terminology, A Living Language.Fremgen
F.Bonnie,Frucht S.Suzanne Fourth edition.2009
Pearson Hall. New Jersey
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