CNAChpt12April

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CNAChpt12April
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Chapter 12 Terms
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  1. A substance added to another substance, changing its effect
    Additive
  2. The inhalation of food or drink into the lungs; can cause pneumonia or death
    Aspiration
  3. Underarm or armpit area
    Axilla
  4. A type of dental appliance that replaces missing or pulled teeth
    Bridge
  5. Excessive shedding of dead skin cells from the scalp
    Dandruff
  6. Artificial teeth
    Dentures
  7. Swelling in body tissues caused by excess fluid
    Edema
  8. Lacking teeth; toothless
    Edentulous
  9. An inflammation of the gums
    Gingivitis
  10. Practices to care for oneself, such as caring for fingernails and hair
    Grooming
  11. Bad-smelling breath
    Halitosis
  12. Methods of keeping the body clean
    Hygiene
  13. Bath that includes washing of the face, underarms, and hands, and performing perineal care
    Partial bath
  14. An infestation of lice
    Pediculosis
  15. Care of the genitals and anal area
    Perineal Care
  16. A substance that forms in a brief period of time if oral care is not done regularly
    Plaque
  17. Hard deposits on the teeth that are filled with bacteria and may cause gum diseaseand loose teeth if they are not removed
    Tartar

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