pertaining to the heart and blood vessels
blood transportation and delivery system
chambers of the heart
a flap to insure one-way flow
The inside of the a hollow organ (e.g., the somach, intestines, bladder, etc.) or a tube (e.g., blood vessels, ureters, etc.)
a blood vessel that carries blood from the heart
a blood vessel becomes larger in diameter
Constriction of blood vessel that causes it to become smaller.
artery supplies blood to the neck and head
Pertaining to the armpit or underarm.
Artery to the upper arm.
thumb side of the wrist
area behind the knee
of or pertaining to the entire body;
the blood pressure when the hearts venticles are relaxing
having the function of
the study of shape
lack of red blood cells
loss of functioning red bone marrow
an inherited form of anemia
infusion of blood or blood components into the bloodstream
destruction of red blood cells
destroying worn-out red blood cells and releasing their hemoglobin for reuse
immune system is inadequate and resistance to infectious diseases is reduced
immune system becomes impaired
increase in cancerous white blood cells
a malignant tumor;
in which the cells begin dividing at an uncontrolled rate and become invasive
a tumor of the bone marrow
n. An obstruction an artery or blood-vessel.
inherited bleeding disorder
small pinpoint hemorrhages
antigen to resist or overcome infection.
removal of plasma
prevents blood clotting
hemoglobin and hematocrit
the death of tissue;
or organ caused by disease or injury.
death of tissue caused by loss of blood supply followed by bacteria invasion
an extreme or unnatural paleness
or surface damage, stratum basale cells migrate, mitosis
skin filled with serous fluid
a dry scab;
formed on the skin following a burn or cauterization of the skin
thick or hard skin from continual pressure or friction (as the sole of the foot)
Pressure sore; bed sore
sore place appearing on the skin;
inside or outside the body; Ex. stomach ulcer; ADJ. ulcerous; V. ulcerate
a scratch mark
Localized collection of pus
a painful nodule formed in the skin by inflammation originating in a hair follicle; caused by staphylococcosis
an infection larger than a boil and with several openings for discharge of pus
Inflammation of cells
Viral Skin infection;
inflammatory skin disease caused by herpes virus characterized by small blisters in clusters
caused by the same virus as chicken pox;
viral infection of sensory neurons serving the skin; scaly, painful blisters
infection of the skin caused by a fungus
Inflammation of the skin;
contact dermatitis, caused by contact with an irritant
vascular reaction of the skin marked by transient appearance of wheals
a raised mark on the skin; hive
not harmful; a description of a tumor that is not able to spread from one area to another
cancerous growth.being evil and mean, harmful
removal of dead tissue;
from a wound or burn site to promote healing and prevent infection
pus or secretion of pus
the cutting into body tissues or organs;
Incision and drainage
tissue that is taken from one site on the same person
skin graft from another person or cadaver
skin graft taken from another species (usually a pig) to a human
exaggerated posterior curvature of the thoracic spine (hunchback)
abnormal lateral curvature of the spine (S-shaped curve)
disease caused by progressive destruction;
of cells due to disease or the aging process.
a painful injury to a joint caused by a sudden wrenching of its ligaments
inflammation of a joint
a pull to the arm or leg muscles to bring a bone back into place when it is dislocated or fractured
open reduction and internal fixation
Below the knee amputation
broken bone with no open wound
bone fracture associated with lacerated soft tissue or an open wound
Fracture where bone ends retain their normal position
fracture in which the two ends of the broken bone are separated from one another
Broken bone occurring in the wrist at the lower end of the radius.
fracture in which the bone is splintered or crushed
bone is compressed; often occurs in vertebrae
fracture of the skull where the bone is pushed in
partial fracture - will bend on one side and break on the other
very thin break line w/ the bone pieces still together
fracture at an angle to the bone
Bone twists, resulting in one or more breaks.
occurs straight across the bone
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