Anatomy Chapter 3 Clinical Terms
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an irreversible change in the size and shape of tissue cells
A cancer-causing agent
A reversible change in the normal shape, size, and organization of tissue cells
A general term that encompasses attempts to change the genetic make up of cells or organism, including humans
An increase in the number of normal cells ( not tumor formation) in a tissue or organ, thus enlarging that tissue or organ
The enlargement of an organ or tissue due to an increase in the size of its cells
A miute spherical sac of lipid molecules enclosing a water droplet. Often formed artificially to carry drugs into the tissues
Death of one or more cells in an organ or tissue due to disease, injury, or inadequate blood supply
Physician who specializes in the identification and treatement of cancers
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