alvindavis99

CIP School in the Phils.

“X,Y, & Z” MED TERMS REMEMBER THE ABC

on August 8, 2012

 

English: A complete diagram of the human skin.

English: A complete diagram of the human skin. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Phrase Definition
xanthelasma Fatty deposits that appear as yellowish patches, or plaques, under the skin, often appearing in or near the eyelids.
xanthoma A tumor-like deposit of fatty substances in the skin.
xenograft Transplantation of tissue or organs from an individual of one species to another unrelated species, such as a pig’s heart valve implanted in a human.
xeroderma Dryness of the skin.
yeast A single-celled fungus that reproduces by budding and may lead to infections of the skin or other moist areas.
yellow fever An acute viral illness spread by mosquito bites. Characterized by fever and jaundice.
zoster A viral infection of certain sensory nerves that causes pain and an eruption of blisters on the skin along the course of the infected nerve.
 

 

 

 
 


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