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~ Tuesday, July 08, 2003
 
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32 medical names for various ailments and body parts:

1 epistaxis (nosebleed)
2 niphablepsia (snow blindness)
3 syncope (fainting)
4 paronychia (whitlow)
5 candidiasis (thrush)
6 hallux (the big toe)
7 allergic rhinitis (hay fever)
8 cholelithiasis (gallstones)
9 pityriasis capitis (dandruff)
10 genu valgum (knock knees)
11 genu varum (bow legs)
12 mammaryptosis (breast sag)
13 tympanum (eardrum)
14 comedo (blackhead)
15 paroniria (morbid dreaming)
16 parotitis (mumps)
17 lateral epicondylitis (tennis elbow)
18 enuresis (bed wetting)
19 encopresis (bed soiling)
20 naevus (birthmark or mole)
21 prepatellar bursitis (housemaid's knee)
22 talipes (club foot)
23 dyspepsia (indigestion)
24 lentigo (freckles or liver spots)
25 varicella (chicken pox)
26 amblyopia (lazy eye)
27 urticaria (hives)
28 tinea pedis (athlete's foot)
29 pertussis (whooping cough)
30 ptosis (eyelid droop)
31 onchocerciasis (river blindness)
32 striae (stretch marks)

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