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Impetigo
Pustular inflamation of the skin
Dermatomycosis
fungal infection of the skin
Tinea
Ringworm
Hidrosis
Sweating
Pallor
unnatural paleness/ lack of color in the skin
Pediculosis
hair lice
Bx (abbr.)
Biposy
Carbuncle
Pyogenic (originating from pus) infection involving subcuteaneous tissue
AC (abbr.)
PC (abbr.)
Before meals
After meals
Trichopathy
(any) disease of the hair
Hyperesthesia
excessive sensation
Alopecia
Baldness/hair loss
Scabies
contageous skin disease transmitted by an itch mite
Ichthyosis
scaley, dry skin
antipruritic
anti-itch
Abcess
walled cavity containing pus, surrounded by inflamed or necrotic tissue
Lunula
half-moon shaped area at the base of the nail where new growth occurs
Dentin
the matrix/main structure of a tooth, lies beneath the enamel
Eupepsia
good/normal digestion
qPM or qN (abbr.)
every night
Odont/o
tooth
Melena
balck, tarry stools; indicative of blood in the feces
Ascites
accumulation of fluid in the abdomen
bid (abbr.)
twice a day
stomat/o
mouth
Where is the appendix?
at the end of the cecum
Where is the spleen?
near the transverse colon
Hernia
a protrusion of any organ, tissue, or structure through the wall of a cavity
3 accessory organs to digestion?
the liver, pancreas, and gallbladder
deglutition
swollowing
cheilitis
inflamation of the lips
hematemesis
vomiting blood
perforated ulcer
an untreated ulcer that has created a hole in the stomach
choledocholithiasis
(gall)stones in the bile ducts
tachypnea
rapid respiration
antitussive
cough supressant
ate/o
incomplete/partial
-phonia
voice
phren/o
diagphram
bronchiectasis
abnormal dialation of the bronchi
consolidation
solidification of the lungs due to prolonged pathological engorgement
stridor
a high-pitched breath sound caused by the swelling of the laynx or by an obstruction to the upper airway.
nasal septum
separates the nasal cavity into 2 halves.
epitaxis
nosebleed
decubitus ulcer
bedsore
paronychial
(pert. to) around the nail
Hidr/o
sweat
pyogenic
originating from pus
atelectasis
partially of fully collapsed lung
dysphonia
difficulty speaking