Medical Terminology Quiz 2

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Bilateral

two sides

Cephalic

head

Dorsal

back

Epigastric

upper middle region

Inferior

low

Lumbar region

lower back

Unilateral

one side

Abscess

collection of pus

Adipose

fat

Albino

absence of pigment

Abrasion

scrape

alopecia

loss of hair

biopsy

exam of tissue from a living body

candidiasis

yeast infection

contusion

bruise

cellulitis

skin infection by bacteria

debridement

removal of dead, damaged or infected tissue

dermatitis

skin becomes red inflammed or sore

diaphoresis

unusual sweating

edmea

excess watery fluid in a cavity

erythema

redness in patches

epidermal

cutical

fissure

split hole

induration

hardening of skin

intradermal

layers between the skin

jaundice

yellowing of the skin

keloid

fibrous tissue over scar

laceration

gash

lesion

wound ulcer or tumor

melanin

pigment

necrosis

death of cells in an organ

nevus

birthmark

pallor

unhealthy pale appearance

paronychia

skin infection around the nails

pediculosis

infestation of lice

petechia

small red or purple spot

pruiritus

sever itching of skin

psoriasis

skin redness or irritation

shingles

acute painful inflammation

subcutaneous

situated or applied under the skin

tinea

ringworm

urticaria

hives

vesicle

fluid or air filled sack

wheal

red swollen mark

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