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Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)
tasks performed routinely during the course of a typical day, such as walking, eating, bathing, brushing the teeth, and grooming
adjustment to changes in circumstances such as those resulting from illness or disability
Athlete's Foot. a chronic superficial fungal infection of the skin of the feet, typically between the toes
pertaining to or directed toward the bucca (cheek), the fleshy portion of the side of the face that makes up the lateral wall of the oral cavity
manifestation of vitamin B complex deficiency characterized by reddened lips with fissures at the angles of the mouth
a bed prepared in a hospital room with the top sheet, blanket, and bedspread drawn up to the head of the mattress under the pillows
often painful and inflamed circumscribed lesion of thickened skin, usually on the toes and caused by pressure or friction from ill-fitting shoes
a sticky film accumulating on the teeth that is formed by and harbors bacteria; also called tartar
to expel fluid or secretions from the mouth, throat, or lungs by coughing and/or spitting
applying the proximal half of a piece of linen in successive layers lengthwise for the purpose of tucking it under the patient and rolling the patient over it while stripping or making an occupied bed
fold of skin covering the glans penis (head) of an uncircumcised penis; also called prepuce
the part of the oral mucosa covering the tooth-bearing border of the jaw; also called gums (plural: gingivae)
disposable material with waterproof backing placed under a patient's buttocks to contain body fluids
painful condition in which the corner or side of a toenail grows into the soft flesh of that toe
the moist inner lining of various tubular structures, including the mouth, esophagus, stomach, and intestines
any of numerous disturbances or pathologic changes in the peripheral nervous system, most often affecting sensation
a bed prepared in a hospital room with the top covers folded back to make it easy for the patient to get into the bed
the roof of the mouth separating the mouth from the nasal cavity, comprised of the hard palate (in the front of the mouth, separating cavities of the mouth and the nose) and the soft palate (the fleshy portion that separates the mouth from the pharynx)
a skin lesion on the sole of the foot typically caused by any of the human papillomaviruses
foul brown crusts or accumulations of food, microorganisms, and epithelial elements on the teeth and lips, usually associated with a febrile or gastrointestinal disorder
a sticky film accumulating on the teeth that is formed by and harbors bacteria; also called dental plaque
a fungal infection in the mouth and/or throat caused by Candida albicans and manifesting as white patches and ulcers
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