DH Theory

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DH Theory
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  1. a little white reddish ulcer
    aphtha
  2. outer scab-like layer of solid matter formed by drying of a body exudate or secretion
    crust
  3. a closed, epithelial-lined sac, normal or pathologic, that contains fluid or other material
    cyst
  4. back surface; opposite of ventral
    dorsal
  5. outermost and nonvascular layers of the skin composed of basal layer, spinous layer, granular layer, and horny layer
    epidermis
  6. the dermis or true skin just beneath the epidermis; well supplied with nerves and blood vessels
    corium
  7. soft tissue slightly depressed lesion in which the epithelium above the basal layer is denuded
    erosion
  8. red area of variable sized and shape; reaction to irritation, radiation, or injury
    erythema
  9. growing outward
    exophytic
  10. a benign bony growth projecting from the surface of bone
    exostosis
  11. a narrow slit or cleft in the epidermis where infected ulceration, inflammation, and pain can result
    fissure
  12. perrtaining to or used in legal proceedings
    forensic
  13. of unknown etiology
    idiopathic
  14. hardened; abnormally hard
    indurated
  15. disease of the lymph nodes; regional lymph node enlargement
    lymphadenopathy
  16. science that deals with form and structure
    morphology
  17. percieving by sense of touch
    palpation
  18. small, nipple-shaped projection or elevation
    papilla
  19. cirucumscribed flat lesion larger than a macule; differentiated from surrounding epidermis by color and/or texture
    patch
  20. elevated lesion attached by a thin stalk
    pedunculated
  21. hemorrhagic spot of pinpoint to pinhead size
    petechia
  22. any growth or mass protruding from a mucous membrane
    polyp
  23. a loose membranous layer of exudate containing microorganisms, precipitated fibrin, necrotic cells, and inflammatory cells produced during an inflammatory reaction on the surface of a tissue
    pseudomembrane
  24. marked with points or punctures differentiated from the surrounding surface by color, elevation, or texture
    punctate
  25. containing, forming, or discharging pus
    purulent
  26. reddening of the skin
    rubefacient
  27. cicatrix; mark remaining after healing of a wound or healing following a surgical intervention
    scar
  28. induration or hardening
    sclerosis
  29. elevated lesion with a broad base
    sessile
  30. a collective term that includes a wide range of disorders of the masticatory system characterized by one or more of the following: pain in the preauricular area, temporomandibular joint (TMJ), and muscles of mastication, with limitationor defiation in mandibular motion and TMJ sounds during mandibular function
    Temporomandibular disorder
  31. bony elevation or prominence usually located on the midline of the hard palate (torus palatinus) and the lingual surface of the mandible in the premolar area (torus mandibularis)
    torus
  32. motor disturbance of the trigeminal nerve, especially spasm of th emasticaory muscles with difficulty in opening the mouth
    trismus
  33. anterior or inferior surface; opposite of dorsal
    ventral
  34. a wartlike growth
    verruca

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