Femur (fe'mur). The thigh bone
Fibroma (fi-bro'mah). A tumor composed of fibrous tissue.
Fibrosarcoma (fi"bro-sar-ko'mah). A malignant tumor composed of fibrous tissue.
Fissure (fish'ur). A groove between two parts.
Fluoroscopy (floo"or-os'ko-pe). An examination of internal structures of the body by
viewing a screen through which x-rays are directed.
Gastritis (gas-tri'tis). Inflammation of the stomach.
Genetics (je-net'iks). The study of heredity.
Glossitis (glos-si'tis). Inflammation of the tongue.
Glucosuria (gloo"ko-su're-ah). Presence of sugar in the urine.
Gonorrhea (gon"o-re'ah). A contagious venereal disease.
Granuloma inguinal (gran"u-lo'mah ing'gwi-nal). Venereal disease characterized by
ulcerations of the skin of the groin and genitalia.
Gynecology (jin"e-kol'o-je). The Study of women's diseases especially the genital tract.
Helminthias (hel"min-thi'ah-sis). An infection of worms in the body.
Hematology (hem"ah-tol"o-je). The study of blood.
Hemiplegia (hem"e-ple"je-ah). Paralysis of one side of the body.
Hemoglobin (he"mo-glo'bin). Red pigment of the erythrocytes (red blood cells).
Hemolysis (he-mol'i-sis). Liberation of hemoglobin into the surrounding fluid.
Hemophilia (he"mo-fil'e-ah). A hereditary condition causing prolonged bleeding from
slow clotting of blood.
Hemorrhage (hem'or-ij). Copious bleeding.