Pathology Definitions

Pathology Definitions

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Cards (31)

Section 1

(31 cards)

anomaly

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anything structurally unusual, irregular or contrary to a general rule

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ulcer

Front

denuded area extends below basal layer of epithelium

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genetic

Front

consequences of transmission and generation of biologic inheritance

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developmental

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during intrauterine life

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Ecchymosis

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bruise

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plaque

Front

flat, raised area larger than 1cm diameter

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iatrogenic

Front

denoting a response to a medical or surgical treatment that is less than favourable or desired

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cyst

Front

epithelial lined cavity

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corrugated

Front

wrinkled

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erythema

Front

abnormal redness

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symptom

Front

abnormality noted by the client

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bulla

Front

large fluid-filled mucocutaneous elevation greater than 1cm wide

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pallor

Front

unusual paleness

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erosion

Front

denuded area above basal layer of epithelium

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macule

Front

non raised circumscribed area altered in colour less than 1cm diameter

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signs

Front

abnormality noted by an observer

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wheal

Front

serum-filled papule or plaque

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pustule

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vesicle filled with purulent exudate (pus) less than 1cm wide

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scar

Front

permanent mark in area of previous trauma or wound

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papule

Front

elevated, solid mass less than 1 cm diameter

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nodule

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deep, raised mass less than 1cm wide

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etiotropic

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directed against the cause; a remedy that destroys the causal factor

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lobulated

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a segment or lobe that is part of the whole mass

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patch

Front

non raised circumscribed area altered in colour greater than 1cm diameter

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vesicle

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small, circumscribed fluid-filled (serum/lymph) lesion less than 1cm diameter

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sinus

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tract or fistula leading from an abscess

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tumor

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deep solid mass more than 1 cm wide and has dimension of depth - benign or malignant

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etiology

Front

science and study of the causes of disease and their mode of operation

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syndrome

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condition having a defined collection of signs & symptoms

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fissure

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linear cleft in epidermis

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idiopathic

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disease without recognizable cause or unknown manifestation

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