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HLOC 1000

Medical Terms

TermDefinition
Hypodermis Subcutaneous layer of skin
Melanin Dark brown to black skin pigment
Intradermal Between the layers of skin
Cutaneous Pertaining to the skin
Dermatology Study of the skin
Bucca Another word for cheek
Sigmoid Colon Bottom portion of the colon
Gallbladder Storage point for bile
Postprandial After a meal
Gastroparesis Delayed emptying of the stomach
Cilia Tiny hairs that line a mucous membrane cavity
Pneumonia Infection of one or both lungs
Pleuritis Inflammation of the lung lining
Cystic Fibrosis Genetic disease of the lungs
Tracheostomy Surgical procedure - incision is made into the windpipe
Tunica Intima Middle layer of an artery wall
Endovascular Within a vessel
SA Node Body's own pacemaker in the heart
Myocardium The muscular tissue of the heart
Endocarditis Inflammation of the heart valves
Thromboplastin Substance which initiates clot formation
Mononuclear Pertaining to one nucleus
Lymphededma Localized swelling caused by an accumulation of lymph
Immunoglobulins The fraction of the blood serum containing antibodies
Interferon Chemical that interferes with the ability of viruses to attack other body cells
Created by: huck.stewart