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  1. what is the fibrous tissue left after the healing of a wound?
    cicatrix
  2. what are the white fibers of connective tissue?
    collagen
  3. what is the enzyme that catalyzes the degradation of collagen
    collagenase
  4. what is the shedding of the outer epithelial layer of stratified squamous epithelium of skin or mucosa
    desquamation
  5. what is a space or abnormal opening, it is a space between two adjacent teeth in the same dental arch
    diastema
  6. what is a protein secreted by body cells that acts as a catalyst to induce chemical changes in other substances but remains unchanged itself
    enzyme
  7. what is the forceful wedging of food into the periodontium by occlusal forces called
    food impaction
  8. what is the inflammation of the gingival tissues called?
    gingivitis
  9. ______ is resulting from treatment by a professional person
    iatrogenic
  10. what is the diffusion or accumulation in a tissue or cells of substances not normal to it or in amounts in excess of normal called?
    infiltration
  11. what is any pathologic or traumatic discontinuity of tissue or loss of function of a part called
    lesion
  12. what is a broad term including wounds, sores, ulcers, tumors and any other tissue damage?
    lesion
  13. what includes dental biofilm removal and biofilm control; supragingival scaling and sbugingival scaling, root planing and the adjunctive use of chemotherapeutic agents for control of bacterial infection, desensitizing hypersensitive exposed root surfaces and dental caries prevention as related the health of the periodontium
    Nonsurgical periodontal therapy
  14. what is inflammation in the periodontium affecting gingival tissues, periodontal ligament, cementum and supporting bond called?
    periodontitis
  15. what is defined as the permitting the passage of a fluid?
    permeable
  16. what is defined as not readily responsive to treatment?
    refractory
  17. what is a posion: protein produced by certain animals, higher plants, and pathogenic bateria
    toxin
  18. what is a posion produced by bacteria; includes exotoxins, endotoxins and toxic enzymes
    bacterial toxin
  19. what is dryness of the mouth from a lack of normal secretions called?
    xerostomia

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