Oral Pathology Chapter 1

  1. A circumscribed, elevated lesion that is more than 5 mm in diameter, usually contains serous fluid, and looks like a blister.
    Bulla
  2. a segment or love that is a part of the whole; these loves sometimes appear fused together
    lobule
  3. an area that is usually distinguished by a color different from that of the surrounding tissue; it is flat and does not protrude above the surface of the normal tissue.
    macule
  4. a small, circumscribed lesion usually less than 1 cm in diameter that is elevated or protrude above the surface of normal surrounding tissue.
    papule
  5. attached by a stemlike or stalklike base similar to a mushroom
    pedunculated
  6. variously sized circumscribed elevations containing pus
    pustules
  7. describing the base of a lesion that is flat or broad instead of stemlike
    sessile
  8. a small elevated lesion less than 1cm in diameter that contains serous fluid
    vesicle
  9. a palpable solid lesion up to 1 cm in diameter found in soft tissue; it can occur above level with or beneath the skin.
    nodule
  10. the evaluation of a lesion by feeling it with the fingers to determine the texture of the area;
    palpation
  11. abnormal redness of the mucosa or gingiva
    erythema
  12. a clinical term used to desribe an oral mucosal lesion that appears as a smooth red patch or granular red and velvety patch
    erythroplakia
  13. a clinical term for a white plaquelike lesion on the oral mucosa that cannot be rubbed off or diagnosed as a specific disease
    leukoplakia
  14. paleness of the skin or oral mucosa
    pallor
  15. wrinkled
    corrugated
  16. a cleft or groove, normal or otherwise, showing prominent depth
    fissure
  17. resembling small nipple shaped projections or elevations found in clusters
    papillary
  18. the process by which parts of a whole join together or fuse to make one
    coalescence
  19. describes a lesion with borders that are not well defined, impossible to detect the exact parameters of the lesion.
    diffuse
  20. describes a lesion that extends beyond the confines of one distinct area and is defined ad many lobes or parts that somewhat fused together
    multilocular
  21. black or dark areas in a radiograph
    radiolucent
  22. white or light areas in a radiograph
    radiopaque
  23. radiographically when a root appears shortened or blunted
    root resorption
  24. having one compartment or unit in a well defined area
    unilocular
  25. term used to describe a lesion with borders that are specifically defined and that you can clearly see the margins and extent
    well circumscribed
  26. clusters of ectopic sebaceous glands
    fordyce granules
  27. sessile nodule on the gingival margin of the lingual aspect of the mandibular canines
    retrocuspid papilla
  28. prominent lingual veins
    lingual varicosities
  29. a generalized opalescence is imparted to the buccal mucosa
    leukoedema
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Oral Pathology Chapter 1
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Chapter 1 Terms
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