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Terminology Week 13


rhinitis inflammation of the nasal mucous membranes
tinnitus ringing in the ears
tympanic membrane eardrum
eustachian tube tube in the ear leading to the throat that allows pressure equalization and mucous drainage
sputum substance obtained and expelled from coughing or clearing of the throat containing a variety of materials from the respiratory tract
gingivitus inflammation of the gums
glaucoma disease of the eye characterized by increased intraocular pressure
cerumen ear wax
mucus viscid fluid secreted by mucous membranes and glands containing mucin, white cells, epithelial cells, and water and salts, such as fluids from the mucous glands in the mouth
sebum fatty secretion from the sebacous gland of the skin
solute substance dissolved in a solution or body fluids
solvent liquid in which substances are dissolved
reconstitution process of adding a fluid, such as water or saline, to a powdered form of drug making a specific dosage strength
powder medication in fine particle form, may be reconstituted in other forms of medication or used as a powder
mortality death
morbidity illness or disease state
cream semisolid preparation in a base that is absorbed into the tissue for slow, sustained release
ointment semisolid in a greasy base that is not absorbed into the skin, but the medication is absorbed from the grease base
tincture alcohol-based liquid used as skin disinfectant
spirits acoholic or hydroalcoholic solutions containing volitale automatic ingredients
Created by: dakaraimichelle