Hepatitis (hep"ah-ti'tis). Inflammation of the liver.
Herniorrhaphy (her"ne-or'ah-fe). Suture of a hernia.
Histology (his-tol'o-je). The study of tissues.
Hydrarthrosis (hi"drar-thro'sis). A condition of watery fluid collected in the cavity of a
Hyperemia (hi"per-e'me-ah). Excessive blood in a body part.
Hyperesthesia (hi"per-es-the'ze-ah). An abnormal sensitivity.
Hypertension (hi"per-ten'shun). Abnormally high blood pressure.
Hypotension (hi"po-ten'shun). Lowered blood pressure.
Hysterectomy (his"ter-ek'to-me). Surgical cutting out of the uterus.
Iatrogenic (i"at-ro-jeni'ik). Pertaining to a patient's condition as a result of treatment by
a medical officer.
Icterus (ik'ter-us). Condition of skin turning yellow.
Idiopathic (id"e-o-path'ik). Of unknown causes.
Ileitis (il"e-I'tis). Inflammation of the distal part of the small intestine.
Iliac (il'e-ak). Pertaining to the superior portion of the hip bone.
Integumentary (in-teg"u-men'tar-e). Composed of the skin.
Intercostal (in"ter-kos'tal). Between the ribs.
Intravenous (in"trah-ve'nus). Inside a vein.
Intussusception (in"tus-sus-sep'shun). A condition in which one section of the intestine
telescopes into another section.
Ischium (is'ke-um). The lower back part of the hip bone.
Isotope (i'so-top). A chemical element having the same atomic number as another but
a different atomic mass.