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edentulous
for the toothless

dietary food request; food mechanically ground that is otherwise the same as reg. fare.
parenteral
any medicine taken other than alimentary canal

EX shots, intra, subcu, intramusclur, mucosal, etc.
clysis
fluids into the body other than orally.

EX enteroclysis
taking nutrients into stomach the hard way, injection
dental pulp

Endodontist issue
center of the tooth
soft living tissue called odontoblasts,etc. inflamation is called pulpitis. This is where the blood vessels and nerve endings are.
gluten
mixture of proteins in many cereal grains. Thin bread, flour, corn,

some people are gluten intolerant
sprue
pediatric disease of small intestine. Can't absorb fats, nutrients. 2 forms, tropical from central & northern south america and asia/africa. 6 - 18 months old also called celiac disease. folic acid fixes this. non tropical can kill if misdiagnosed & forgotten about.
Rule of Nines
Burned Area approximation = 100%
head/neck 9%
ea. upper limb 9% = 18%
F thorax & tummy 18%
B thorax & tummy 18%
perineum 1%
ea. lower limb 18% = 36%
B S A
total Body Surface Area

used in expressing burns

they use age charts b/c kids bodies are different from adults
clysis
to cleanse

to inject fluid into body other than orally
Thespian
an actor or actresses
apnea
sudden stopping of breathing while asleep

associated with newborns but can happen with adults
banal
devoid of originality or freshness...hackneyed