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Ergonomics

The science concerned with people and their work; it explores mechanical principles enhancing efficiency and well¬ being in the work…

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Epidural

An anesthetic injected into the epidural space around the spine, often used in labor and delivery.

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Endoscopy

Examination of any cavity of the body with an endoscope.

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Endarterectomy

The surgical excision of the innermost lining of an artery to remove blockage.

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Empyema

Accumulation of pus in a hallow organ; abscess.

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Embolization

A treatment that blocks the flow of blood (i.e. to “starve” a tumor).

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Exocrine

Pertaining to glands that release their secretions into the digestive tract or to the outer surface of the body.

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