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Bodt Structure

Diseases and conditions

TermDefinition
adhesion abnormal fibrous band that holds or binds together tissues that are normally separated
ascites abnormal accumulation of fluid in the abdominal cavity
edema abnormal accumulation of fluid within tissue spaces
febrile pertaining to a fever; also called pyretic
gangrene death and decay of soft tissue, usually caused by circulatory obstruction, trauma, or infection
hernia protrusion of any organ through the structure that normally contains it
inflammation body defense against injury, infection, or allergy marked by redness, swelling, heat, pain, and, sometimes, loss of function
mycosis any fungal infection in or on the body
perforation hole that completely penetrates the structure
peritonitis inflammation of the peritoneum, the serous membrane that surrounds the abdominal cavity and covers its organs
rupture sudden breaking or bursting of a structure or organ
sepsis pathological state, usually febrile, resulting from the presence of microorganisms or their products in the bloodstream
suppuration producing or associated with the generation of pus