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Medical TerminologyName of the Student:Name of the University:Author’s Note:
Dermabrasion: Dermabrasion is a replenishing technique that removes the outer layers of theskin surgically and in a controlled manner. Apart from enhancing the skin beauty and fightingsigns of ageing it is used in variety of conditions like acne scars, scars from accidents andsometime to remove precancerous growths called keratoses.Cytology: Cytology (“cyto” meaning cell and “logy” meaning study of) is the branch ofscience that deals with the structure, function, histology and chemistry of cells. It also dealswith the interaction of cells with other similar or dissimilar cells by various biochemical andneural mechanisms. Microscopic and histologic studies of cell have wide spreadingapplication in fields such as medicine, physiology, histology, diagnoses, genetics andmolecular biology to name a few.Fibrosis: When the tissues of the body suffers from injury or damage the immune system isstimulated and immune cells such as cytokines, chemokines and growth factors are releasedfor tissue repairing. These chemical messengers stimulate the production of fibrous tissueslike collagen, glycoprotein, proteoglycans, etc. These fibrous tissues when deposited in anorgan cause Fibrosis.Anaerobic: Anaerobic refers to the absence of oxygen. In life sciences the term anaerobic ismost frequently used in relation to exercise physiology. During high intensity work themuscle cells utilise the anaerobic mechanism of energy production to obtain instant energyfor contraction.Hypoglycaemia: Hypoglycaemia is the medical term used define the condition when bloodglucose falls below 4mmol/L. It leads to lack of glucose supply to different parts of the bodyespecially to the brain. Common symptoms are dizziness, fatigue, sweating, and loss ofconsciousness and so on.Appendectomy: Appendectomy is the surgical procedure to remove the rudimentary humanorgan Appendix when it suffers from inflammation. Inflammated appendix can suffer from
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