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ch3 integumentary

diagnostic procedures and skin grafting

culture and sensitivity grows a colony of bacteria removed from infected area to identify specific infecting bacteria; then determines its sensitivity to variety of antibiotics
biopsy piece of tissue removed by syringe, needle, knife, punch, or brush to examine under microscope; used to aid in diagnosis
frozen section thin piece of tissue cut from a frozen specimen for rapid examination under microscope
allograft skin graft from one person to another; donor is usually cadaver
autograft skin graft from a person’s own body (same species)
dermatoplasty skin grafting; transplantation of skin
heterograft or xenograft skin graft from animal of another species (usually a pig)
skin graft transfer of skin from normal area to cover another site; used to treat burns; also called dermatoplasty
Created by: hmvu112