final vocab MED SERG

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final vocab MED SERG
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  1. localized collection of pus that may be under the skin or deep within the body and that cuases tissue destruction
    abcesses
  2. a rigid tube that surrounds a blunt trocar or a sharp,pointed trocar inserted into the body; when withdrawn, a fluid may escape from the body throught the cannula,depending on where it was inserted
    cannula
  3. the act of scraping a body cavity with a surgical instrucment ,such as a curette.
    currettage
  4. the opening or widening of the circumference of a body orifice with a dilating instrument
    dilation
  5. to cut or seperate tissue with a cuttin instrument or scissors
    dissect
  6. a sheet or band of fibrous tissue deep in the skin that covers muscles and body organism
    fascia
  7. a metal rod with a smooth, rounded tip that is placed in hollow instruments to reduce injury to body tissue during insertion
    obturator
  8. open condition of a body cavity or canal
    patency
  9. a metal probe that is inserted into or passed throguth a catheter, needle, or tube used for clearing purposes or to facilitate passage into a body orifice
    stylus

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