MOR 366 - Funeral Pathology - Lesson 1.4

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Inflammation

A tissue reaction to irritation, infection, or injury marked by localized heat, swelling, redness, pain, and sometimes a loss of function.

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Abscess

A localized accumulation of pus.

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Ulcer

An open sore or lesion of the skin or mucous membrane accompanied by sloughing of inflamed necrotic tissue.

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Vesicle

A blister-like elevation of skin containing serous fluid.

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Furuncle (Boil)

An abscess or pyogenic infection of a sweat gland or hair follicle.

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Carbuncle

Several communicating boils of the skin and subcutaneous tissues with the production and discharge of pus and dead tissue.

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Pustule

A small elevation of skin containing pus.

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Exudate

Any fluid released from the body with a high concentration of protein, cells, or solid debris.

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Repair

The replacement of damaged tissue with fibrous connective tissue.

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Regeneration

The replacement of damaged cells with normal cells of the same type.

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Resolution

The termination of the inflammatory response with the affected part returning to homeostasis.

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Lesion

A circumscribed area of pathologically altered tissue.

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Hyperemia

Excess of blood in an area of the body.

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Leukocytosis

Increase in the number of white blood cells in the blood.