infestation with lice
surgical removal of foreign material and dead tissue from a wound in order to prevent infection and promote healing
pertaining to through the skin
applied to the surface of the skin
also hives; an acute allergic reaction in which round wheals (welts) develop on the skin, usually accompanied by intense itching
a condition characterized by abnormal deposits of melanin (especially in the skin)
abnormal widening and thickening of the ends of the fingers and toes associated with chronic oxygen deficiency
excessive growth of hair
Loss of hair; baldness
an injury that doesn't break the skin but results in some discoloration
a large, irregular area of purplish discoloration due to bleeding under the skin; a bruise
a pathologic change of the tissues due to disease or injury
inflammation of connective tissue, associated with infection and fever
The study of disease
abnormal development or growth of cells, tissues or organs
the examination of a corpse to determine the cause of death
the field of knowledge relating to the making and fitting of orthopedic appliances, such as a brace or splint to support, align, prevent, or correct deformities or to improve the function of movable parts of the body
inflammation of the synovial membrane that lines a synovial joint
chronic inflammation of bones and joints due to degenerative changes in cartilage
to lay flat on the ground
pounding or racing heart
process of evaluating the urgency of medical need and prioritizing treatment.
pertaining to a virus
possessing masculine traits
formation or discharge of pus
An irritation of a tissue caused by infection or injury. Inflammation is characterized by four cardinal symptoms; redness (rubor), swelling (tumor), heat (calor), and pain (dolor).
invasion of the body by a pathogenic organism
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