Anatomy and Physiology Histology Vocabulary

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Anatomy and Physiology Histology Vocabulary
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A&P Histology Vocabulary
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  1. thick scar resulting from excessive growth of fibrous tissue

    Occurring mainly after burns or radiation injury 
    Keloid
  2. a way to determine actual cause of death by examining the body, organs and tissues
    Autopsy 
  3. simplest type of healing
    when wound is bond together by sutures, staples or other means to close surgical incisions 
    Healing by the first intention
  4. wound edges remain separated, the manner in which unattended wounds heal

    healing is slower, larger scars
    Healing by second intention
  5. any injury, wound or infection that affect tissues
    lesions
  6. genetic disease resulting in abnormalities of connective tissue

    signs: loose jointedness, long limbs, spiderlike finger and toes
    Marfan's Syndrome 
  7. Inherited condition that causes defective collagen production 
    osteogenesis imperfecta 
  8. collection of tissue fluid, bacteria, dead and dying tissue cells
    Pus
  9. malignant tumor
    sarcoma
  10. nutritional deficiency caused by lack of vitamin C 

    Signs: blood vessel disruption, weakness of scar tissue, loosing teeth
    Scurvy 
  11. innovated healing process for open skin wounds and skin ulcers 
    VAC

    Vacuum Assisted Closure

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