Глоссарий (Медицинская энциклопедия)

Edema
The accumulation of fluid in part of the body.
Effusion
A collection of fluid in a body cavity, usually between two adjoining tissues. For example, a pleural effusion is the collection of fluid between two layers of the pleura (the lung's covering).
Electrocardiogram (EKG or ECG)
A test that takes recordings of the electrical activity of the heart.
Endoscopy
A procedure looking at the inside of body cavities, such as the esophagus (food pipe) or stomach.
Erythema
Redness of the skin.
Erythrocyte
The red blood cell that carries oxygen to body cells and carbon dioxide away from body cells.
Esophagitis
Inflammation of the esophagus (food pipe).
Estrogen
A female hormone produced primarily by the ovaries.
Estrogen receptor assay (ER assay)
A test that determines if breast cancer is stimulated by the hormone estrogen.
Excision
Surgical removal.
Extravasation
The leaking of intravenous fluids or medications into tissue surrounding the infusion site. Extravasation may cause tissue damage.
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