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Condition of having pimples, usually during puberty, often needs medication
A small molecule that can be a pungent gas or a liquid compound of nitrogen and hydrogen (NH₃); might smell like cat pee
The unpleasant odor which comes from bacteria eating the secretions from APOCRINE glands (armpits, etc) after puberty
Tiny microorganisms that eat food in our bodies and thrive in warm, moist, wet environment.
A substance produced by the liver that has old broken down pigments that make poop its weird dark color, also breaks up fat particles
The organ that your pee is stored in, females have smaller bladders than males
Refers to foot odor caused by bacteria and sweat
Light yellow sore with a red border found inside the oral cavity
Dead and rotting flesh preferred by scavengers, such as turkey vultures
A waxy substance secreted by glands located throughout the external canal that lubricates and protects; also known as ear wax
Ground-up food mixed with digestive enzymes and acids in the stomach; you'll see this when you puke
The scientific name for your large intestine; also known as the poop shoot
This happens when virus/bacteria/parasite from spoiled food/unclean water invades but is not detected (thrown out) until it reaches the intestines; referred to as the Hershey squirts or backdoor trots
Bleeding from the nose that may be caused by dry air, an injury, medication to prevent blood clotting, or high blood pressure; also known as a nosebleed.
The release of an accumulation of gas through the mouth; also known as a burp or belch
A never ending stream of solid waste, composed of undigested material, bacteria, and water that is eliminated from the body (stool)
The act of blowing gas, especially smelly methane, hydrogen sulfide, through the anus from built up waste-eating bacteria farts.
Multicellular, eukaryotes that recycle nutrients; they are found on skin and can be helpful/harmful; Athelete's foot is an example
A gastric acid found in the stomach that rids it of all of bad substances (bacteria), aids in (protein) digestion, and increases the ability of calcium and iron to be absorbed.
A pair of organs in the abdominal cavity that filter waste from the blood, as well as urea, salt, unused minerals, and water that makeup urine.
An insect larva; especially flies.
A small living plant or animal seen only with a microscope; a microbe
A viscous, slimy mixture of mucins, water, electrolytes, epithelial cells, and leukocytes that is secreted by glands; lines the nasal, esophageal, and other body cavities and serves primarily to protect and lubricate surfaces
An organism that feeds on a living host, such as ticks, fleas, and mites
Disease-causing microorganisms, viruses, viroids, or prions
Thick mucus secreted in the respiratory passages and discharged through the mouth; also called a loogie
Natural elevations on skin containing sebum/pus and can become whiteheads (trapped) or blackheads (open with dirt); often referred to as zits or acne
Build-up of materials on our teeth that can cause dental problems including gum disease
Developmental stage when kid matures and hormones released; this stage causes changes in body with glands, hair, growth and bodily fluids.
A fluid created by infection; such as the yellow or greenish gunk that drains from an infected sore
Crust that forms over a wound or sore during healing
Excrement, fecal matter useful in tracking animals
Flatulence with a high amount of this substance might smell like rotten eggs
Various poisonous substances, usually produced by some microorganisms (bacteria and viruses).
Vitamins, pigments and other substances that your body doesn't need; filtered out of blood by the kidneys and found in urine
The hole where urine leaves your body, which is connected to your bladder.
A watery fluid produced by the kidneys that contains urea and other wastes
Forceful return of stomach contents (with gastric acid) out of mouth; also known as puking, spewing, or upchucking
Bad breath from bacteria fermentation in your mouth
Occurs when decay "eats" its way into or through the enamel on a tooth
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