TheoryII

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TheoryII
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  1. the fibrous tissue left after the healing of a wound
    cicatrix
  2. white fibers of the connective tissue
    collagen
  3. enzyme that catalyzes the degradation of collagen
    collagenase
  4. shedding of the outer epithelial layer of the stratified squamous epithelium of skin or mucosa
    desquamation
  5. a space or abnormal opening as a dental term it is a space between two adjacent teeth in the same dental arch
    diastema
  6. an accumulation of excessive fluid in cells, tissues or a serous cavity
    edema
  7. a protein secreted by body cells that act as a catalyst to induce chemical changes in other substances but remain unchanged itself
    enzyme
  8. forceful wedging of food into the periodontium by occlusal forces
    food impaction
  9. inflammation of the gingival tissues
    gingivitis
  10. resulting from treatment by a professional person
    iatrogenic
  11. the diffusion or accumulation in a tissue or cells of substances not normal to it or in amounts in excess of normal
    infiltration
  12. any pathologic or traumatic discontinuity of tissue or loss of function of a part, broad term including wounds sores ulcers tumors and any other tissue damage
    lesion
  13. includes dental biofilm removal and biofilm control; supragingival and subsingival 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 to the health of the periodontium
    nonsurgical periodontal therapy
  14. inflammation in the periodontium affecting gingival tissues, periodontal ligament, cementum and supporting bone
    periodontitis
  15. permitting passage of a fluid
    permeable
  16. not readily responsive to treatment
    refractory
  17. a poison; protein prduced by certain animals, higher plants and pathogenic bacteria
    toxin
  18. poison produced by bacteria includes exotoxins endotxins and toxic enzymes
    bacterial toxin
  19. dryness of the mouth from a lack of normal secretions
    xerostomia

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