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Skin

a natural protective body covering and site of the sense of touch

TermDefinition
pus a fluid product of inflammation
abscess is a localized collection of pus surrounded by inflamed tissue. An abscess in a tooth is very painful and is often drained in a process called a root canal.
wart any small rounded protuberance (as on certain plants or animals
lesion is an injury to the living tissue on your body, like your skin or an organ. Usually a lesion involves a break or wound to the skin, so protect it with a bandage so that it heals quickly.
psoriasis a chronic skin disease characterized by dry red patches covered with scales; occurs especially on the scalp and ears and genitalia and the skin over bony prominences
pertusis a disease of the respiratory mucous membrane
cold sore an infection caused by the herpes simplex virus; affects the skin and nervous system; produces small temporary (but sometimes painful) blisters on the skin and mucous membranes
Created by: manuakesa