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Bonewit chap. 10

Troy Schultz #37 end of chap 10 terms

abrasion wound in which the outer layers of the skin are damaged; a scrape
abscess collection of pus in a cavity surrounded by inflamed tissue
absorbable suture suture material that is gradually gested by tissue enzymes and absorbed by the body
approximation process of bringing two parts, such as tissue, together through the use of sutures or other means
bandage strip of woven material used to wrap or cover a part of the body
biopsy surgical removal and examination of tissue from the living body. Biopsies or generally performed to determine whether a tumor is benign or malignant
capillary action action that causes liquid to rise along a wick, tube, or a gauze dressing
colposcope lighted instrument with a binocular magnifying lens used to examine the vagina and cervix
colposcopy visual examination of the vagina and cervix using a colposcope
contaminate as it relates to sterile technique, to cause a sterile object or surface to become unsterile
contusion injury to the tissues under the skin that causes blood vessels to rupture, allowing blood to seep into the tissues; a bruise
cryosurgery therapeutic use of freezing temperatures to destroy abnormal tissue
exudate discharge produced by the body's tissues
fibroblast immature cell from which connective tissue can develop
forceps two-pronged instrument for grasping and squeezing
furuncle localized staphylococcal infection that originates deep within a hair follicle also known as a boil
hemostasis arrest of bleeding by natural or artificial means
incision clean cut caused by a cutting instrument
infection condition in which the body, or part of it, is invaded by a pathogen
infiltration process by which a substance passes into and is deposited within the substance of a cell, tissue, or organ
inflammation protective response of the body to trauma and the entrance of foreign matter. The purpose of inflammation is to destroy invading MOs and to repair injured tissue
laceration wound in which the tissues are torn apart, leaving ragged and irregular edges
ligate to tie of and close a structure such as a severed blood vessel
local anesthetic drug that produces a loss of feeling and an inability to perceive pain only in a specific part of the body
mayo tray broad, flat metal tray placed on a stand and used to hold sterile instruments and supplies when it has been covered with a sterile towel
needle biopsy type of biopsy in which tissue from deep within the body is obtained by the insertion of a biopsy needle through the skin
nonabsorbable suture suture material that is not absorbed by the body and either remains permanently in the body tissue and becomes encapsulated by fibrous tissue or is removed
postoperative after a surgical operation
preoperative preceding a surgical operation
puncture wound made by a sharp pointed object piercing the skin
scalpel surgical knife used to divide tissue
scissors cutting instrument
sebaceous cyst thin, closed sac or capsule that contains fatty secretions from a sebaceous gland
serum clear, straw-colored part of the blood that remains after the solid elements have been separated out of it
sterile free from all living MOs and bacterial spores
surgical asepsis practices that keep objects and areas sterile or free from MOs
sutures material used to approximate tissues with surgical stitches
swaged needle needle with suturing material permanently attached to its end
wound break in the continuity of an external or internal surface caused by physical means
Created by: troyschultz