Excessive loss of blood from a part.
Examination of the esophagus with an esophagoscope.
A measurable reflection of the acute-phase reaction in inflammation and infection.
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An anesthetic injected into the epidural space around the spine, often used in labor and delivery.
Examination of any cavity of the body with an endoscope.
The surgical excision of the innermost lining of an artery to remove blockage.
Accumulation of pus in a hallow organ; abscess.
A treatment that blocks the flow of blood (i.e. to “starve” a tumor).
Pertaining to glands that release their secretions into the digestive tract or to the outer surface of the body.