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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