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Oral Pathology

Chapter 1 and 7

Bulla circumscribed elevated lesion, contains serous fluid, and looks like a blister
Lobule segment or lobe that is a part of a whole
Macule flat area different from surrounding tissue
Papule circumscribed lesions that is elevated and protrudes above the normal tissue
Pustules circumscribed elevations containing pus
Vesicle small elevated lesion that contains serous fluid
Pedunculated attached by a stemlike or stalklike base similar to that of a mushroom
Sessile base of a lesion that is flat or broad instead of stemlike
Nodule palpable solid lesion found in soft tissue which can occur above, level, or beneath the skin surface
Palpation evaluation of a lesion by feeling it with fingers to determine the texture
Colors red, pink, salmon, white, blue-black, gray, brown, and black
Erythema abnormal redness of the mucosa gingiva
Pallor Paleness of the skin or mucosal tissue
Erythroplakia oral lesion that appears as a smooth red patch or granular red and velvety patch
Leukoplakia white plaquelike lesion on the oral mucosa that cannot be rubbed off
Corrugated wrinkled
Fissure a cleft or groove, normal or otherwise, showing prominent depth
Papillary resembling small, nipple-shaped projections or elevation found in clusters
Neoplasia New growth
Neoplasm Mass of cells
Oncology Study of tumors
Onco Swelling or mass
Hyperplasia Normal cells proliferate in a normal arrangment in response to tissue damage
Created by: daisenmurray