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  • Word! Bruxism

    Word! Bruxism. Bruxism. Say: bruk-sih-zum. Take a bite out of this - bruxism
    is the word for grinding your teeth, usually during sleep. ...

  • Word! Diagnosis

    Word! Diagnosis. Diagnosis. ... Say: dy-ig-no-sus. The word diagnosis is a fancy
    name for how doctors figure out what's making you sick. ...

  • Word! Stat

    Word! Stat. Stat. Say: stat. Quick! On the double! Hurry up! Get moving! When
    you hear the word "stat" in a hospital, it means all these things. ...

  • Word! Gingivitis

    Word! Gingivitis. Gingivitis. Say: jin-jih-vy-tis. Got gums? Then you have to
    protect them against gingivitis, the word for gum disease. ...

  • Word! Sternutation

    Word! Sternutation. Sternutation. Say: ster-nyoo-tay-shun. This is a long word
    for something that happens in a short time: sneezing! ...

  • Word! Polyuria

    Word! Polyuria. Polyuria. ... Someone who has uncontrolled diabetes may
    urinate (pee) a lot. Polyuria is the medial word for this. ...

  • Word! Rx

    Word! Rx. Rx. Say: rx. This is short for the word prescription. Doctors
    use prescriptions to tell pharmacists (the people ...

  • Word! Neuropathy

    Word! Neuropathy. Neuropathy. Say: noo-rah-puh-thee. ... Neuropathy
    is the medical word for disease of the nervous system. ...

  • Word! Hemangioma

    Word! Hemangioma. Hemangioma. Say: he-man-jee-oh-muh. This is
    a big word for a type of birthmark. Birthmarks get their ...

  • Word! Dehydration

    Word! Dehydration. Dehydration. Say: dee-hy-dray-shun.
    Don't sweat this long word! It describes what happens ...



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