Flashcards in Key Terms - Chapter 32 Deck (25):
Sampling of free fluid within the peritoneal space.
Reconnecting (suturing) of bowel after resection of a portion of bowel.
Surgical fusing of a joint together such that all motion in the joint is lost.
Capillary Refill Time (CRT)
Time required for blood to refill the small capillary beds of the mucous membranes after digital blanching.
Surgical opening of a body cavity (e.g. the abdominal cavity).
Sterile or nonsterile inflammation of the interstitial tissues.
Incision into the urinary bladder.
Loss of integrity of the sutured layers of an incision.
Incision into a small intestinal lumen.
Uncontrolled exposure of organs through an incision as a result of dehiscence or trauma.
Incision into the stomach.
A condition in which the uterus fills with sterile fluid that causes mild to moderate distention.
Functional loss of intestinal motility.
Telescoping of a portion of the bowel into another.
Sterile mucus within the uterus causing mild to moderate distention.
Removal of a claw.
Removal of the testicles.
Removal of a portion of bone.
Defect in cartilage maturation that causes lack of ossification of maturing cartilage.
Spay; removal of the uterus.
Bacterial infection of the uterus with purulent fluid accumulation.
Sterile fluid accumulation beneath an incision after surgery.
Encircling of a tissue with suture or internal structures (such as slipping of bowel into a hernia, or through scar tissue) such that blood supply to the tissue is lost and death of the tissues ensues, unless the tissue is released and blood flow can resume.