Flashcards in Pathology master Deck (97)
To lessen or decrease, to cease or cause to cease (such as pain)
An excoriation, a circumscribed removal of the epidermis of skin or mucous membrane.
Localized accumulation of skin or mucous membrane.
A marked decrease in blood carbon dioxide content.
Condition in which there is an excessive proportion of acid in the blood.
Presents itself after birth.
A disease which is not congenital, but has developed since birth.
Prefix meaning extremity, top, extreme point.
hyperfunction of pituitary gland after ossification has been completed, produces bony enlargement.
A disease with a more or less rapid onset and short duration.
Prefix meaning gland.
A neoplasm formed by glandular epithelium (neoplasm= new tissues or tumors)
Suffix meaning pain
Condition in which there is an excessive proportion of alkali in the blood.
Having a hypersensitivity to the substance that does not normally cause a reaction.
A pre-senile dementia occurring usually in persons over 60 years of age; thought to be associated with neurofibril degeneration.
Congenital absence of one or more limbs.
Prefix meaning without
Generalized massive edema in subcutaneous tissue.
A decrease in the number of erythrocytes, hemoglobin, or both.
A localized dilation of a blood vessel.
Suffix meaning vessel
A swelling or tumor due to dilation of the blood vessels (hemangioma) or lymthatics (lymphangioma)
Deficient blood oxygen supplies to tissues.
Failure of a tissue or organ to develop normally; congenital absence of an organ or other part; in hematology, incomplete or defective development or a cessation of regeneration.
Suffix meaning enzyme
Mutual opposition or contrary action. The inhibition of one bacterial organism by another.
Prefix meaning before.
Prefix meaning against.