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Deoxyribonucleic Acid (DNA)
Comprises each gene; is a chemical that regulates the activities of a cell
Adipose
Fat; fatty
Cytoplasm
cell substance
Epithelial
pertaining to the epithelium
Adenoma
tumor composed of glandular tissue
Lipoma
tumor composed of fat
Neoplasm
new growth
Sarcoma
tumor composed of connective tissue (bone or cartilage)
Melanoma
Black tumor
In situ
not invading surrounding issue; not metastisized
Exaberation
increase int he severity of a disease or its symptoms
Idiopathic
pertaining to disease of unknown origin
Malignant
tending to become progressively worse; to cause death; cancer
Cyanosis
abnormal condition of blue
Erythrocyte
Red blood cell
Dysphasia
abnormal development
Etiology
study of causes of disease
Prognosis (Px)
State of before knowledge; predicitiono of outcome
Visceral
pertaining to the internal organs
Distal
pertaining to away from the point of attachment(POA)of body part (BP)
Proximal
Pertaining to near the POA of BP
Ventral
pertaining to the belly (front)
Caudal
Pertaining to the tail
Cephalic
pertaining to the head
Lateral
Pertaining to the side
Hypogastric
directly below the umbilical region
Umbilical
around the navel
Sagittal
vertical field dividing the body into right and left sides