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Flashcards in Tissue Deck (7):
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abcess

an area of tissue infection

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ascites

effusion of fluid into the abdominal cavity

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abrasion

an area of skin or mucous membrane which has rubbeda away by friction

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adipose

fat

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extravasation

the escape of body fluid or injected material from its normal channel

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edema

the presence of abnormally large amounts of fluid in body tissues

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lesion

any abnormal change in structure of an organ or part due to injury or disease