Flashcards in Pathology master for exam #3 Deck (73)
Prefix meaning uterus.
Suffix meaning a process.
Results rom the adverse activity of medical personnel.
Of unknown cause (example: essential hypertension).
Any foreign or heterogeneous substance contained in a cell or in any tissue or organ that was not introduced as a result of trauma.
Plant life occurring or adapted for living in a specific environment.
The formation of an area of necrosis in a tissue caused by obstruction in the artery supplying the area.
The state or condition in which the body or a part of it is invaded by a pathogenic agent that, under favorable conditions, multiplies and produces injurious effects.
The harboring of animal parasites, especially macroscopic forms, such as ticks or mosquitos.
The process of seepage or diffusion into tissue of substances that are not ordinarily present.
A tissue reaction to irritation, infection, or injury marked by localized heat, swelling, redness, pain and sometimes loss of function.
Prefix meaning below.
A substance that kills insects.
Prefix meaning between.
Prefix meaning within.
State of being intoxicated, especially of being poisoned by a drug or toxic substance.
Extravasation of blood within the skull.
A compound consisting of iodine combined with a carrier, such as polyvinylpyrrolidone, often used as a preoperative skin disinfectant.
Reduction in arterial blood supply.
Condition that results when the body part that dies had little blood and remains aseptic and occurs when the arteries but no the veins are obstructed.
Suffix meaning inflammation of.
Conditions characterized by excessive concentration of bilirubin in the skin and tissues and deposition of excessive bile pigment in the skin, cornea, body fluids, and mucous membranes with the resulting yellow appearance of the patient.
A tear or town wound.
A substance that kills insect larva.
Specific pathological structural or functional changes of both brought about by disease or injury.
Disease characterized by the appearance of great numbers of immature and abnormal white blood cells.
Prefix meaning white.
Increase in the number of white blood cells in blood.
Abnormal reduction in the number of white blood cells in the blood.