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Removing tissue from a living person for lab examination

Biopsy

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Used for small timers when complete formal provides tissue for a boost and cures the lesion

Biopsy removal

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Surgical removal of part of all of a structure

Excision

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A malignant and invasive epithelial tumor

Carcinoma

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A concern for appearance

Cosmetic

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Pertaining to the skin

Cutaneous

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Connective tissue layer of the skin beneath the epidermis

Dermis / dermal

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Medical specialty concerned with disorders of the skin

Dermatology

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Medical specialist in diseases of the skin

Dermatologist

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Top layer of the skin

Epidermis

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Tissue that covers surfaces or lines cavities

Epithelium

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Relating to or consisting of epithelium

Epithelial

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Concerned with beauty

Esthetics

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A therapist who enhances the beauty of the skin

Esthetician

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Organ system that covers the body

Integument

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Pertaining to the covering of the body

Integumentary

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Forecasting of the probable course of a disease

Prognosis

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Flat, scalelike epithelial cell

Squamous cell

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Medical specialty dealing with the structural and functional changes of a disease process or the cause, development, and structural changes in diseases

Pathology

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Pertaining to the changes in the body induced by disease

Pathologic

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To pass out of the body waste products of metabolism

Excrete

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Removal of waste products of metabolism out of the body

Excretion

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The ability of an organ or tissue to perform its special work

Function

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Defense against attack or invasion

Protection

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To shield from attack or invasion

Protect

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Control of the way in which a process progresses

Regulation

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Ability of an organism to withstand the effects of an antagonistic agent

Resistance

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Protein found in the dead outer layer of skin and in nails and hair

Keratin

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Cell producing a tough, horny protein in the process of differentiating into the dead cells of the stratum corneum

Karatinocyte

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Small, flat spot of patch on the skin

Macule