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IF YOU ARE USING THE OLDER VERSION(S) OF THE TEXT OR WHAT IS ONLINE,  PLEASE UPDATE YOUR LIST TO INCLUDE: Prefix    Trans - through, across, beyond Words not built from word parts- Albinism-  Congenital, hereditary condition characterized by partial or total lack of pigment in  the skin, hair and eyes  Rosacea - Chronic disorder or the skin that produces erythema, papules, pustules and broken  blood vessels, usually occurring on the central area of the face in people older than 30 year  Pressure Ulcer -(commonly called a decub)- bed sore
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Unformatted text preview: Excision- removal by cutting Incision- surgical cut or wound produced by a sharp instrument Incision and drainage-surgical cut made to allow the free flow or withdrawal of fluids from a lesion, wound or cavity Laser surgery-procedure using an instrument that emits a high-powered beam for light used to cut, burn, vaporize, or destroy tissue Moh’s surgery-Technique of microscopically controlled serial excision of skin cancer Suturing-to stitch edges of a wound surgically...
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This note was uploaded on 11/22/2010 for the course HSC 2531 taught by Professor Chancey during the Spring '10 term at Santa Fe College.

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