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Abscess an abscess is a collection of pus in any part of the body that, in most cases, casuses swelling and inflammation around it.
Adolescence the period following the onset of puberty during which a young person develops from a child in to an adult, commonly referred to as between the ages of 13 and 19
Alimentation giving or receving of nourishment, by IV, oral, rectally, and/or injection
Alopecia alopecia simply means hair loss (baldness)
Alzheimer alzheimer disease (AD) is themost common form of dementia, a neurologic disease characterized by loss of mental ability severe enough to interfere with normal activities of daily living, lasting at least six months, and not present from birth.
Analyze to examine methodically by seperating into parts and studying their interrelations.
Anwurysm a localized, pathological, blood-filled dilation of a blood vessel caused by a disease or weakening of the vessels wall.
Anorexia loss of appetite, especially as a result of disease.
Arrhythmia any abnormality in the ryhthm of the heartbeat; also referred to as dysrhythmia.
Ascites an abnormal accumulation of serious fluid in the abdomial cavity.
Asphyxia condition caused by insufficient intake of 02
Asystole cardiac standstill; absence of electrical activity & contractions of the heart evidenced of the surface ECG as a flat line during cardiac arrest.
Ausculation listening for sounds within the body, esp. from the chest, neck, or abdomen; typically a stethoscope is used.
callus referes to collosity which is a thickening & hypertropy of the horny layer of skin;maybe oval or elongated,gray or brown,slightly elevated, with a smooth burnished surface. appears on the flexor surfaces of hands/feet;caused by friction.
Catheter a tube passed within the body for evacuating fluids or injecting them into body cavities. it may be made of elastc, elastic web, rubber, glass,metal, or plastic.
Caucasian of or relating to the white race as defined by law specifically as composed of persons of European, North African, or southwest Asian ancestory.
Chicken Pox an acute contagious disease especially of children marked by low-grade fever and formation of vesicles and caused by a herpes virus- also known as varicella.
Cirrhosis widespread disruption of normal liver structure by fibrosis and the formation of regenerative nodules that is caused by any of various chronic progressive conditions affecting the liver ( as long-term alcohol abuse or hepatitis)
Curettage a surgical scraping or cleaning by means of a instrument called a curette
Decubitus an ulceration of tissue deprived of adequate blood supply by prolonged pressure also known as a bed sore, or decubitus ulcer
Diabetes Mellitus a variable disorder of carbohydrate metabolism by a combination of hereditary and environmental factors and usually characterized by inadequate secretion of insulin, by excessive urine production, by excessive amounts of sugar in the blood and urine etc
Diaphoresis profuse perspiration
Diaphragm 1.) a body partition of muscle and connective tissue 2.) a device that limits the aperture of a lens or optical. 3) a molded cap usually of thin rubber fitted over the uterine cervix to act as a mechanical contraceptive barrier.
Dilatation the condition of being stretched beyond normal dimensions especially as a result of overwork or disease or of abnormal relaxation.
Diphtheria an acute febrile contagious typically marked by the formation of a false membrane especially in the throat and caused by a bacterium of the genus corynebacterium (C. diphtheriae) which produces a toxin causing inflammation of the heart and nervous system.
Eczema a general term for itchy red rash that initially weeps or oozes serum and may become crusted, thickened or scaly. eczema may result from various causes, including allergies, irritating chemicals,drugs, scratching or rubbing the skin, or sun exposure.
Effusion escape of fluid into a part, as the pleural cavity, such as pus, serum,lymph, air,or a combination.
Elicit to draw forth, or bring out
Fascia a fibrous membrane covering, supporting and separating muscles; the subcutaneous tissue that connects the skin to the muscles.
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