Category Archive: Medical

Aug 28

Medical Monday: Fornix

The fornix is: “The bands of white fibers beneath the corpus callosum of the brain, connecting the two hemispheres of the cerebellum.” Machine Brief: fornix= FOR/N*IX

Aug 21

Medical Monday: Hypobarism

Hypobarism is: “A condition brought about when the pressure of the gases within the body is in excess of the atmospheric pressure.” Machine Briefs: OPTION #1: hypobarism= HOIP/BAR/*IFM OPTION #2: hypobarism= HOIP/BAR/R*IFM OPTION #3: hypobarism= HAOI/POE/BAR/*IFM OPTION #4: hypobarism= HAOI/POE/BAR/IFM OPTION #5: hypobarism= HAOI/POE/BAR/R*IFM OPTION #6: hypobarism= HAOI/PA/BAR/*IFM OPTION #7: hypobarism= HAOI/PA/BAR/R*IFM OPTION #8: hypobarism= …

Continue reading »

Aug 14

Medical Monday: Human Anatomy- Organs

Human Organs

Jul 24

Medical Monday: Heteroplasty

Heteroplasty is defined as: “A plastic operation in which the portion grafted is taken from an organism or person other than the patient.” Machine Briefs: OPTION #1: heteroplasty= HET/ROE/PLAS/T*I OPTION #2: heteroplasty= HET/ROE/PLAS/TAO*E OPTION #3: heteroplasty= HET/ROE/PLAFT/YI OPTION #4: heteroplasty= HET/ROE/PLA*EFT OPTION #5: heteroplasty= HET/RA/PLAS/T*I OPTION #6: heteroplasty= HET/RA/PLAS/TAO*E OPTION #7: heteroplasty= HET/RA/PLAFT/YI OPTION #8: …

Continue reading »

Jun 06

Medical Monday: Facial Bones

Facial Bones

May 22

Medical Monday: Ketosis

Ketosis is “excessive formation or secretion of ketones in the body, as in acidosis, diabetes, etc.” Ketones are acids that are built up when the body doesn’t have enough glucose to create energy, so it burns stored fats instead. MACHINE BRIEFS: OPTION #1: ketosis= KAOE/ TO*EZ OPTION #2: ketosis= KAOE/ TOE/S*IS

May 08

Medical Monday: Fremitus

Fremitus is defined as follows: “A vibration or tremor, resulting from a physical action such as speaking or coughing, felt by hand and used to assess whether the chest is affected by disease.” Machine Briefs: OPTION #1: fremitus= FREM/A/T*US OPTION #2: fremitus= FREM/MA/T*US OPTION #3: fremitus= FREM/T*US

Apr 17

Medical Monday: Glottis

Glottis is defined as: “The part of the larynx consisting of the vocal cords and the slit-like opening between them. It affects voice modulation through expansion or contraction.” Machine Briefs: OPTION #1: glottis= GLOT/*IS OPTION #2: glottis= GLOT/T*IS

Apr 03

Medical Monday: Gavage

Gavage is “the administration of food or drugs by force, typically through a tube leading down the throat to the stomach.” Machine Brief: gavage= GA/VA*J

Mar 27

Medical Monday: Foudroyant

Foudroyant is when the symptoms of a disease occurs suddenly and severely. Machine Briefs: OPTION #1: foudroyant= FAOU/DROI/A*NT OPTION #2: foudroyant= FAOU/DROI/YA*NT OPTION #3: foudroyant= FAOU/DRO*INT

Older posts «