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centesis of the belly to remove fluid for diagnosis abdominocentesis , paracentesis
blood test used to identify unknown antigens; blood with the unknown antigen is mixed with a known antibody and whether or not agglutination occurs helps to identify the antigen; used in tissue matching and blood grouping and diagnosis of infections agglutination test
physician skilled in the diagnosis and treatment of allergies allergist
(pregnancy) extraction by centesis of amniotic fluid from a pregnant woman (after the 15th week of pregnancy) to aid in the diagnosis of fetal abnormalities amnio , amniocentesis
practical application of anatomical knowledge to diagnosis and treatment applied anatomy , clinical anatomy
measurement of the pH level and the oxygen and carbon dioxide concentrations in arterial blood; important in diagnosis of many respiratory diseases arterial blood gases
oral dose of radioactive substance used in treatment and diagnosis of cancer atomic cocktail
diagnosis by stethoscope auscultation
close sociological study of a maladjusted person or family for diagnosis and treatment casework
meeting for diagnosis of problems and instruction or remedial work in a particular activity clinic
thin tissue or blood sample spread on a glass slide and stained for cytologic examination and diagnosis under a microscope cytologic smear , cytosmear , smear
specimen used for cytologic examination and diagnosis cytologic specimen
procedure followed in making a medical diagnosis diagnostic procedure , diagnostic technique
doctor who specializes in medical diagnosis diagnostician , pathologist
diagnosis of neuromuscular disorders with the use of an electromyograph electromyography
branch of medicine concerned with the prompt diagnosis and treatment of injuries or trauma or sudden illness emergency medicine
physician who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of conditions affecting the endocrine system endocrinologist
prenatal diagnosis that allows direct observation of a fetus in the uterus and the withdrawal of fetal blood fetoscopy , foetoscopy
branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and (nonsurgical) treatment of diseases of the internal organs (especially in adults) general medicine , internal medicine
test of the body's ability to metabolize carbohydrates; used in the diagnosis of hypoglycemia and diabetes mellitus glucose tolerance test
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