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surgical removal of a body part or tissue ablation , cutting out , excision , extirpation
symptom consisting of a localized collection of pus surrounded by inflamed tissue abscess
abscess of a common kind in the tissue around a tooth abscessed tooth
shedding of flowers and leaves and fruit following formation of scar tissue in a plant abscission
fruit containing much fleshy tissue besides that of the ripened ovary; as apple or strawberry accessory fruit , pseudocarp
granular tissue acestoma
inflamed tissue mass at the back of the pharynx adenoid
collection of lymphatic tissue in the throat behind the uvula (on the posterior wall and roof of the nasopharynx) adenoid , Luschka's tonsil , pharyngeal tonsil , third tonsil , tonsilla adenoidea , tonsilla pharyngealis
polyp that consists of benign neoplastic tissue derived from glandular epithelium adenomatous polyp
glandular disease or enlargement of glandular tissue (especially of the lymph glands) adenopathy
nucleotide derived from adenosine that occurs in muscle tissue; the major source of energy for cellular reactions adenosine triphosphate , ATP
fibrous band of scar tissue that binds together normally separate anatomical structures adhesion
tissue storing cellular fat adipose tissue
kind of body tissue containing stored fat that serves as a source of energy; it also cushions and insulates vital organs adipose tissue , fat , fatty tissue
tumor consisting of fatty tissue adipose tumor , lipoma
enveloping or covering membrane or layer of body tissue adventitia , tunic , tunica
baby birth blood and tissue discharge afterbirth , lochia
blood test used to identify unknown antigens; blood with the unknown antigen is mixed with a known antibody and whether or not agglutination occurs helps to identify the antigen; used in tissue matching and blood grouping and diagnosis of infections agglutination test
tissue or organ transplanted from a donor of the same species but different genetic makeup; recipient's immune system must be suppressed to prevent rejection of the graft allograft , homograft
thickening of tissue in the motor tracts of the lateral columns and anterior horns of the spinal cord; results in progressive muscle atrophy that starts in the limbs ALS , amyotrophic lateral sclerosis , Lou Gehrig's disease
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