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Thursday, November 17, 2016

Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) Medical Terms

After a gap of a few months our blog is updated with a new lesson update.  Here onwards, new lessons will be updated frequently on a regular basis of 2 days interval. In this lesson, we will see about some important medical terms are used in Ear, Nose, and Throat are of medicine on a day-to-day basis whenever we handle medical transcription job as a profession.

1.  Pulse oximetry - A device used to detect oxygen (O2) in the blood stream of a patient.

2.  Hyperventillation:  Excessive breathing consumption by a patient in particular period of time.

3.  Salivary amylaze:  An enzyme is produced in saliva of a human being to digest carbohydrates of food materials consumed.

4.  Mastication:  It is the process of chewing of a food.

5.  Buccal mucosa:  Inner layer of the mucous membrane of the mouth.

6.  Lingual:  Pertaining to tongue.

7.  Hypoxemia:  A condition of reduced oxygen in a patient's blood.

8.  Aptyalism:  An abnormal condition of lack of secretion of saliva in the mouth of a patient.

9.  Sialorrhea:  An abnormal condition of excessive secretion of saliva.

10.  Oral cavity:  Space inside the mouth.

11.  Digestive tract:  Mouth, esophagus, stomach, small intestine, colon, and anus.

In the next post, we will see about small intestine anatomy and functions.  Okay.

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