Pathology master Flashcards Preview

pathology > Pathology master > Flashcards

Flashcards in Pathology master Deck (97)
Loading flashcards...
1

To lessen or decrease, to cease or cause to cease (such as pain)

Abatement

2

An excoriation, a circumscribed removal of the epidermis of skin or mucous membrane.

Abrasion

3

Localized accumulation of skin or mucous membrane.

Abscess

4

A marked decrease in blood carbon dioxide content.

Acapnia

5

Condition in which there is an excessive proportion of acid in the blood.

Acidosis

6

Presents itself after birth.

Acquired

7

A disease which is not congenital, but has developed since birth.

Acquired disease

8

Prefix meaning extremity, top, extreme point.

Acro

9

hyperfunction of pituitary gland after ossification has been completed, produces bony enlargement.

Acromegaly

10

A disease with a more or less rapid onset and short duration.

Acute

11

Prefix meaning gland.

Adeno

12

A neoplasm formed by glandular epithelium (neoplasm= new tissues or tumors)

Adenoma

13

Suffix meaning pain

Algia

14

Condition in which there is an excessive proportion of alkali in the blood.

Alkalosis

15

Having a hypersensitivity to the substance that does not normally cause a reaction.

Allergies

16

A pre-senile dementia occurring usually in persons over 60 years of age; thought to be associated with neurofibril degeneration.

Alzheimer's Disease

17

Congenital absence of one or more limbs.

Amelia

18

Prefix meaning without

An

19

Generalized massive edema in subcutaneous tissue.

Anasarca

20

A decrease in the number of erythrocytes, hemoglobin, or both.

Anemia

21

A localized dilation of a blood vessel.

Aneurysm

22

Suffix meaning vessel

Angio

23

A swelling or tumor due to dilation of the blood vessels (hemangioma) or lymthatics (lymphangioma)

Angioma

24

Deficient blood oxygen supplies to tissues.

Anoxia

25

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.

Aplasia

26

Suffix meaning enzyme

Ase

27

Mutual opposition or contrary action. The inhibition of one bacterial organism by another.

Antagonism

28

Prefix meaning before.

Ante

29

Prefix meaning against.

Anti

30

glycoprotein substance developed in response to, and interacting specifically with an antigen. (aka immuglobulin)

Antibody