Combo with "Vocab #1" and 11 others
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A collection of pus in any part of the body that, in most cases, causes swelling and inflammation around it
The period following the onset of puberty during which an young person develops from a child into an adult, commonly referred to as between the ages of 13 and 19
Giving or receiving of nourishment , IV,oral,rectally,and/or injection
means loss of hair
AD is the most common from of dementia, a neurologic disease characterized by loss of mental ability serve enough to interfere with normal activities,of daily living,lasting at least six months,and not present from birth. AD usually occurs in old age,and is marked by a decline in cognitive functions such as remembering,reasoning,and planning.
the peritoneum membrane is a semi-permeable membrane that lines the abdominal wall and covers the abdominal organs
of or relating to te fibula or to the outer portion of the leg
providing realistic custom prosthesis for patients with anatomical loss due to trauma,disease, or congenital conditions
the prostate is a walnut-sized gland located between the blader and the penis, just in front of the rectum. The urethra runs through the center of the prostate,from the bladder to the penis, letting urine flow out of the body
1. the rules of correct or appropriate behavior of a group, organization,or profession. 2. a written record or preliminary draft of a treaty or other agreement.
to examine methodically by separating into parts and studying their interrelations
A localized,pathological,blood-filled dilatation of a blood vessel caused by a disease or weakening of the vessels walls
Loss of appetite,especially as a result of disease
Any abnormal in the rhythm of the heartbeat ; also referred to as dysrhythmia
An abnormal accumulation of serious fluid in the abdominal cavity
Condition caused by insufficient intake of O2
Cardiac standstill; Absence of electrical activity & contractions of the heart evidenced on the surface ECG as a flat line during cardiac arrest.
Listening for sounds within the body,esp. from the chest,neck,or abdomen; typically a stethoscope is used
Refers to callosity which is a circumscribed thickening & hypertrophy of the horny layer of skin; maybe oval or elongated,gray or brown, slightly elevated,with a smooth burnished surface. Appears on the flexor surfaces of hands/feet ; caused by friction , pressure or other irritation
A tube passed within the body for evacuating fluids or injection them into body cavities. It may be made of elastic, elastic web , rubber, glass, metal ,or plastic
of or relating to the white race as defined by law specifically as composed of persons of European, North African, or southwest Asian ancestry
An acute contagious disease especially of children marked by low-grade fever and formation of vesicles and caused by a herpes virus-also known as varicella
Widespread disruption of normal liver structure by fibrosis and the formation of regenerative nodules that is caused by any of various chronic progressive conditions affecting the liver (as long-term alcohol abuse or hepatitis )
A surgical scraping or cleaning by means of a instrument called a curette
An ulceration of tissue deprived of adequate blood supply by prolonged pressure - also known as a bed sore , or decubitus ulcer
a variable disorder of carbs metabolism caused by a combination of hereditary and environmental factors usually characterized by inadequate secretion or utilization of insulin by excessive urine production, by excessive amounts of sugar in the blood and urine , and by thirst , hunger, and loss of weight
1. a body partition of muscle and connective tissue; specifically:the partition separating the chest and abdominal cavities in mammals
2. a device that limits the aperture of an lens or optical system
3.a molded cap usually of thin rubber fitted over the uterine cervix to act as a mechanical contraption barrier
the condition of being stretched beyond normal dimensions especially as a result of overwork or diseases of an abnormal relaxation
An acute febrile contagious typically marked by the formation of a false membrane especially in the throat and caused by a bacterium of the genus which produces a toxin causing inflammation of the heart and nervous system
A general term for an red rash that initially weeps or oozes serum and may become crushed,thickened,or scaly. Eczema may result from various causes, including allergies, irritating chemicals,drugs, scratching or rubbing the skin, or exposure. It may be acute or chronic.
Escape of fluid into a part, as the pleural cavity , such as pus, serum,lymph,air,or a combination.
To draw forth, or bring out
Inflammation of the epididymis ; a small oblong organ resting on and beside the posterior surface of a testis ; the first part of the secretory duct of each testis
A fibrous membrane covering , supporting and separating muscles; the subcutaneous tissue that connects the skin to the muscles .
lacking firmness or muscle tone
a small patch that just sits under the liver. It stores bile produced by the liver
the death of tissue in the part of the body sometimes happens when a body part loses its blood supply
an instrument used to measure or testing
a sexually transmitted disease (common) or STD
is the spitting of blood that originated in the lungs or bronchial tubes
swollen veins in the lower portion of the retum or anus,very common,especially during pregnancy and after childbirth:result from increased pressure in the veins of the anus. The pressure causes the vein to swell , making them painful, particularly when your sitting .
is the arm bone. It has action at the shoulder joint and at the elbow joints
refers to conditions and practices that help to maintain health and prevent the spread of diseases
jaundice is a yellow color of the skin, mucus membranes or eyes. The yellow coloring comes from bilirubin, a byproduct of old red blood cells . Jaundice can be a symptom of other health problems
to introduce immunologically active material(as an antibody or antigen)into especially in order to treat or prevent a disease
implanted in ,occurring within,or administered by entering the eyeball
the slipping of a length of intestine into an adjacent portion usually producing obstruction;the deposition of new particles of formative material among those already embodied in a tissue or structure ( as in the growth of living organisms
deficient supply of blood to a body part (as the heart or brain)that id due to obstruction of the inflow of arterial blood (as by the narrowing of arteries by spasm or disease)
any of various black,dark brown,reddish brown, or yellow pigments of animal or plant structures (as skin,hair,the choroid,or a raw potato when exposed to air)
the cyclic hormonally generated sloughing of the uterine endometrium,between puberty and menopause; bloody vaginal discharge
surgical removal of an ovary
studies of the eyes and their diseases
labored breathing with lying flat , relieved by sitting upright
an artificial device for stimulating the heart muscle and regulating it contractions or the part of the heart muscle that normally performs this role.
is specialized medical care for people with serious illnesses. It focuses on providing patients with relief from the symptoms ,pain,and stress of a serious illness whatever the diagnosis. The goal is to improve quality of life for both the pt and family
to palpate is to examine with the hands, by pressing. Your doctor might palpate your abdomen if you have a pain in your stomach.
is an abnormally of heartbeat that ranges from often unnoticed skipped beats or accelerate heart rate.
the area between the anus and the scrotum inthe male , and between the anus the vulva in the female.
dense fibrous membrane covering the surface of bones consisting of an outer fibrous layer and an inner cellular layer