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abrasion

process of scraping away from a surface

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anesthetize

to induce a loss of feeling or sensation with anesthetic

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arousal

pertaining to a state of alertness or consciousness

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asystole

Literally: without contraction; a cardiac condition characterized by absence of electrical and mechanical activity in the heart

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epithelium

structure that covers the internal and external organs of the body

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exogenous

pertaining to originating outside the body

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gynecoid

literally means to resemble a female

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hypertrophy

Excessive nourishment; increase in size of an organ or structure cause by increase in cell size

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nasolabial

pertaining to nose and lip

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turgor

refers to skin resiliency caused by outward pressure of cells and interstitial fluid

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