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Medical Terminology (Part 2) Fun Facts

Read these ten fascinating medical terminology fun facts to learn more about our human body. These medical terminologies and medical facts and basic and yet, still unknown to many.

You must have that with age, our bones become weak and are prone to fracture. Can you identify the medical term associated with it? Go through the fun facts and learn about some basic medical terminologies that everyone should be aware of.

Medical Terminology 2 Fun Facts

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Migraine is a common pain in the head, affecting about 1 in every 5 women and about 1 in every 15 men.
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Hemorrhage is a medical term that refers to bleeding, which can be of three types – venous, arterial, and capillary bleeding, depending upon the vessel that has been ruptured, causing the bleeding.
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Ear wax is also known as Cerumen. The body makes it in order to protect the ears. It has antibacterial and lubricating properties as well.
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The trapping of fluid in the body tissues leads to swelling, which is known as Edema. There can be many reasons for Edema, such as standing or sitting for long periods.
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A skin or a tissue injury that leads to discoloration of the skin is called a bruise or a contusion. At times, they may be loss of blood as well due to damage to vessels.
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Osteoporosis is a condition where the bones become porous over time that leads to the weakening of bone and the person is susceptible to fractures.
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Hepatitis is a medical term used to refer to the inflammation of the liver. Hepatitis can be both a short-term as well a long-term disease.
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The study of the cause, as well as effects of a disease, is called pathology. It is considered as a bridge between medicines and science around them.
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Hypertension is a medical condition in which the blood exerts high pressure on the artery walls. It can lead to heart attacks and stroke as well.
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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a medical term used to refer to the obstruction of airflow to the lungs due to varied reasons.

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