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Kal/i
Potassium  
Kary/o
Nucleus  
Kehr sign
Left shoulder pain caused by blood in the peritoneal cavity.
Kel/o
Tumor; fibrous growth  
Kendrick Extrication Device (KED)
Specially designed devices used in removing automobile crash patients; it is composed of the body sling with straps and handles, chin and head straps, and a space filler pad.
Kerat/o
Cornea; hard; horny tissue  
Keratin
The fibrous protein produced in the epidermis that protects our skin and makes it waterproof; a tough, insoluble protein found in tissue such as hair, nails, and epidermis of the skin.
Keraun/o
Lightning  
Kern-
Nucleus (collection of nerve cells in the brain)  
Ket/o
Ketones; acetones  
Keton/o
Ketones; acetones  
Kickback
A form of negotiated bribery in which a commission of money, goods, or services is paid to the bribe-taker in return for a business favor.  
Kidnapping
The seizing, confining, abducting, or carrying away of a person by force, including transporting a competent adult for medical treatment without his or her consent.
Kidney stones
Solid crystalline masses formed in the kidney, resulting from an excess of insoluble salts or uric crystallizing in the urine; may become trapped anywhere along the urinary tract.
Kidneys
Two retroperitoneal organs that excrete the end products of metabolism as urine and regulate the body's salt and water content.
Killer T cell
Effector T cell that directly kills foreign cells; also called a cytotoxic T cell.
Kilocalories (kcal)
Unit used to measure the energy value of food.
Kinematics
A branch of mechanics that involves the time, space, and mass aspects of a moving system.
Kines/o
Movement  
Kinesi/o
Movement  
-Kinesis
Movement  
Kinesiology
The study of movement that combines the fields of anatomy, physiology, physics, and geometry, and relates them to human movement.
Kinetic chain
An integrated functional unit. The kinetic chain is made up of the myofascial system (muscle, ligament, tendon, and fascia), articular (joint) system, and nervous system. Each of these systems works interdependently to allow structural and functional efficiency in all three planes of motion: sagittal, frontal, and transverse.
Kinetic energy
Energy of motion; the energy of a moving object.
Kinetics
Those forces causing movement in a system.
King LT
A disposal supraglottic airway used as an alternative to tracheal or mask ventilation.
Kinins
Group of polypeptides that dilate arterioles, increase vascular permeability, and induce pain.
Klept/o
To steal  
Koil/o
Hollow; concave; depressed  
Kraur/o
Dry  
Krebs cycle
The aerobic pathway occurring within the mitochondria, in which energy is liberated and CO2 is produced, during metabolism of carbohydrates, fats, and amino acids.
Kussmaul respirations
Deep, rapid breathing; usually the result of an accumulation of certain acids when insulin is not available in the body.
Kym/o
Waves  
Kyph/o
Humpback  
Kyphosis
A condition characterized by an abnormally increased convexity in the curvature of the thoracic spine as viewed from the side (exaggeration of the thoracic curve); a forward curling of the back caused by an abnormal increase in the curvature of the spine.

 

     

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