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Rapid onset, short duration

Acute

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A lack of normal function or NOT functional

Afunctional

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A lack of development or WITHOUT form

Agenesis

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When cells revert to an UNDIFFERENTIATED state or a loss of cellular differentiation.

Anaplastic

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Something outside the norm or an Abnormality

Anomaly

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Something without growth or an incomplete development of an organ

Aplasia

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A decrease in size or a wasting away

Atrophic

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A substance/agent that increases the risk of developing cancer

Carcinogen

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A malignant tumor that occurs in EPITHELIAL tissues

Carcinoma

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An inflammation in cells/connective tissues

Cellulitis

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Swollen lymph nodes

Lymphadenopathy

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Something with a slow onset and a long duration

Chronic

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A hard inorganic mass (calculus in tissue)

Concretion

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Something that is present at birth

Congenital

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Hardened tissue (extra layer of keratin)

Cornified

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An epithelial lined fluid filled sac

Cyst

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The formation and function of cells

Cytologic

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Pertaining to development

Developmental

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Abnormal growth or development (seen on a micro level)

Dysplasia

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Abnormal growth or development that can be seen visually

Dysplastic

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An escape of blood into the tissues leaving a black and blue or purple area (bruise)

Ecchymoses

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Abnormal position

Ectopic

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Excess fluid in tissues

Edema

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Bleeding/fragility
(Nose bleed)

Epistaxis

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Tumorous outgrowth of gum tissue

Epulsis

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A marked redness in a patch form

Erythematous

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A red patch that can be visibly seen

Erythroplastic

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A scab

Eschar

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The study of the cause of a disease

Etiology

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To turn outward or inside out

Everted