Tag Archive: Medical Monday

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

Mar 13

Medical Monday: Grume

A grume is a blood clot. Machine Brief: OPTION #1: grume= GRAOUM

Feb 27

Medical Monday: Glabella

The glabella is “the smooth part of the forehead above and between the eyebrows.” Machine Briefs: OPTION #1: glabella= GLA/BEL/A OPTION #2: glabella= GLA/BEL/LA

Feb 13

Medical Monday: Conglutinate

Conglutinate has the following meanings: “(1) To become or cause to become reunited, as bones or tissues. (2) Relating to the abnormal adhering of tissues to one another.” Machine Briefs: OPTION #1: conglutinate= KON/GLAOUT/NA*IT OPTION #2: conglutinate= KAUN/GLAOUT/NA*IT

Feb 06

Medical Monday: Genu

Genu is “the knee.” Machine Briefs: OPTION #1: genu= JEN/AO*U OPTION #2: genu= JEN/NAO*U

Jan 23

Medical Monday: Fovea

Fovea is defined as: “A small depression in the retina of the eye where visual acuity is highest. The center of the field of vision is focused in this region, where retinal cones are particularly concentrated.” Machine Briefs: OPTION #1: fovea= FOEF/YA* OPTION #2: fovea= FOE/VAOE/YA* OPTION #3: fovea= FOE/VAOE/A* OPTION #4: fovea= FOEF/YI/A*

Jan 02

Medical Monday: Sequela

Sequela is “a condition that is the consequence of a previous disease or injury.” Machine Briefs: OPTION #1: sequla= SAOE/KWEL/A* OPTION #1: sequla= SAOE/KWEL/LA*

Dec 19

Medical Monday: Dactyl

Dactyl is a finger or a toe; a digit. Machine Briefs: OPTION #1: dactyl: DAK/T*IL

Dec 12

Medical Monday: Fluorosis

Fluorosis is “chronic poisoning with fluorine.” Medical Briefs: OPTION #1: fluorosis= FLAOU/RO*EZ OPTION #2: fluorosis= FLAOU/ROE/S*IS OPTION #3: fluorosis= FLAOU/A/RO*EZ OPTION #4: fluorosis= FLAOU/A/ROE/S*IS OPTION #5: fluorosis= FLAOU/O*E/RO*EZ OPTION #6: fluorosis= FLAOU/O*E/ROE/S*IS

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