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Bonewit Chapter 10

Minor Office Surgery

a wound in which the oute rlayers of the skin are damages; a scrape abrasion
a collection of pus in a cavity surrounded by inflamed tissue abscess
suture material that is gradually digested by tissue enzymes and absorbed by the body absorbable suture
the process of bringing two part, such as tissue, together though the use of sutures or other means approximation
a strip of woven material used to wrap or cover a part of the body bandage
the surgical removal and examination of tissue from the living body. generally performed to determine whether a tumor is benign or malignang biopsy
the action that caused liquit to rise along a wick, a tube or a gauze dressing capillary action
a lighted instrument with a binocular magnifying lens used to examine the vagina and cervix colposcope
as it relates to sterile technique, to cause a steril object or surface to become unsterile. contamination
an injury to the tissues under the skin that causes blood vessels to rupture, allowing blood to seep into the tissues; a bruise contusion
the therapeutic use of freezing temperatures to destroy abnormal tissue cryosurgery
a discharge produced by the body's tissues exudate
an immature cell from which connective tissue can develop fibroblast
a two-pronged instrument for grasping and squeezing forceps
a localized staphylococcal infection that originates deep within a hair follicle, AKA a boil furuncle
the arrest of bleeding by natural or artificial means hemotasis
a clean cut caused by a cutting instrument incision
the condition in which the body, or part of it, is invated by a pathogen infection
the process by which a substance passes into and is deposited within the substance of a cell, tissue, or organ infiltration
a protective response of the body to trauma and the entrance of foreign matter. the purpose is to destroy invading MOs and to repai injured tissue inflammation
a wound in chich the tissues are torn apart, leaving ragged and irregular edges. laceration
to tie off and close a structure such as a severed blood vesselo ligate
a drug that produces a loss of feeling and an inability to perceive pain in only a specific part of the body local anesthetic
a broad, flat metal tray placed on a stand and used to hold sterile instruments and supplies when it has been covered with a sterile towel mayo tray
a type of biopsy in which tissue from deep within the body is obtained by the insertion of a biopsy needle though the skin needle biopsy
suture material that is not absorbed by the body and either remains permanently in the body tissue and becomes encapsulated by fibrous tissue or its removed nonabsorbable suture
after a surgical operation postoperative
preceding a surgical operation preoperative
a wound made by a sharp pointed object piercing the skin puncture
a surgical knife used to divide tissue scalpel
a cutting instrument scissors
a thin, closed sac or vapsule that contains fatty secreations from a sebaceous gland sebaceous cyst
the clear, straw-colored part of the blood that remains after the solid elements have been separated out of it serum
free of all living MOs and bacterial spores sterile
practives that keep objects and areas sterile or free from Mos surgical asepsis
material use to approximate tissue with surgical stitches sutures
a needle with suturing material permanently attached to its end swaged needle
a break in the continuity of an external or internal surface caused by physical means wound
the visual examination of the bagina and cervix using a coloscope. coloscopy
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