HYPEROIL
GLOSSARY


 
1Debridement
Surgical removal of foreign material and dead tissue from a wound.
2Eschar
A dry scrab formed from dried serum and dead dermal cells after a lesion.
3Escharotomy
Pess of eschar removal.
4Etiology
In Medicine: the study of factors that cause disease.
5Exudate
A fluid resulting from exudation composed by blood plasma and white blood cell, erythrocytes, etc. that has escaped from blood vessels as a result of a wound. This fluid deposits in tissues or on tissue surfaces inducing BIOFILM formation.
6Keloid
A thick disproportionate protuberance of scar tissue compared to the tissue needed for the closure of the wound. These outgrowths of excessive collagen continue to grow for some considerable time (years) and can usually invade the periwound skin.
7Maceration
Softening and tissue degradation caused by the excessive presence of moisture.
8Necrosis
The localized death of living cells. The tissue becomes black or brown and looks like leather
9Re-epithelialization
Total o partial regeneration of epithelial tissue (skin)
10Recrudescence
The return of something – recurrence. A wound is considered healed when it has no more recurrence by minimum 3/4 months.
11To imbibe
To improve the absorption of a liquid or a solution from a solid body.
12Wound care
Wound healing.
 

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