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Adipose
fatty tissue
Anterior
in front of
Bilateral
pertaining to 2 sides
Biology
study of life
Cytology
study of cells
Dehydrate
to remove water away from body
Distal
farthest from the center or point of origin
Histology
study of tissue
Horizontal
laying flat
Inferior
located below or in a downward direction
Inguinal
pertaining to the groin, or near the groin
Internal
within or the inside
Lateral
side
Pathology
study of disease

Any body tissue or foreign body that is removed must be identified by the Pathologist. This could be anything from a small mole to an amputated leg.

-The Pathology report is a written report that is a permanent part of the patient’s medical record. The pathologist is a physician. [A foreign body is anything that is “in” the body but is not a natural
Physiology
study of the nature of living organisms
Posterior
toward the back
Proximal
nearest the center or point of origin, nearest the point of attachment
Superficial
surface, or near surface; skin scratch
Systemic
body as a whole

Examples:

1) The physician might order a medication that has a systemic effect rather than a local effect.

2) Some diseases have systemic effects.
Topical
Topical medications are absorbed through the skin, such as anything that you would apply on topic of the skin.
Unilateral
pertaining to one side
Ventral
front side of body, abdomen, belly surface

hernia