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involving tissues or cells that are genetically dissimilar and hence
immunologically incompatible, although from individuals of the same species

allogeneic

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having no apparent shape or organization

amorphous

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being uncharacteristic or lacking uniformity

atypia

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the removal of a sample of tissue, cells, or fluids from the living body for examination

biopsy

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readily stainable with basic dyes (usually hematoxylin=blue)

basophilic

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readily stainable with eosin (red)

eosinophilic

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introduced from or produced inside the organism or system

endogenous

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introduced from or produced outside the organism or system

exogenous

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redness of the skin caused by dilatation and congestion of the capillaries

erythema

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the cause or causes of a disease or abnormal condition

etiology

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surgical removal or resection of an entire lesion or diseased portion

excision

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originating or due to causes or factors from or on the outside of a body, organ, or part

extrinisic

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originating or due to causes or factors within a body, organ, or part

intrinsic

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not uniform in structure or composition

heterogeneous

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of uniform structure or composition

homogenous

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the maintenance of relatively stable internal physiological conditions under fluctuating environmental conditions

homeostasis

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characterized by swelling and taking up of fluid

hydropic

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a deficiency of oxygen reaching the tissues of the body

hypoxia

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the rate of occurrence of new cases of a particular disease in a population being studied

incidence

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the hardening of a normally soft tissue or organ, especially the skin

induration

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a deficient supply of blood to a body part

ischemia

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induced inadvertently by medical treatment or diagnostic procedures

iatrogenic

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a diseased state or symptom

morbidity

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the number of deaths in a given time or place

mortality

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the form and structure (appearance) of an organism or any of its parts

morphology

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the steps in development of a disease

pathogenesis

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distinctively characteristic of a particular disease or condition

pathognomonic

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variation in size and shape

pleomorphism

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the percentage of a population that is affected with a particular disease at a given time

prevalence

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the prospect of survival and recovery from a disease as anticipated from the usual course of that disease or indicated by special features of the case

prognosis

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a degenerative condition of a cell nucleus marked by clumping of the chromosomes, hyperchromatism, and shrinking of the nucleus

pyknosis

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abnormal hardening of body tissue

sclerosis

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a negative after effect

sequelae

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a group of signs and symptoms that occur together and characterize a particular abnormality

syndrome