Surgeonfish Cuts Glossary of Terms

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Anxiety: A feeling of apprehension and fear, characterized by physical symptoms such as pa...

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Cuts: Severed skin. Washing a cut or scrape with soap and water and keeping it clean and d...

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Infection: The invasion and multiplication of microorganisms such as bacteria, viruses, an...

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Injury: Harm or hurt. To harm, hurt, or wound. The word injure may be in physical or emot...

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Laceration: A cut.

Muscle: Muscle is the tissue of the body which primarily functions as a source of power. T...

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Nausea: Stomach queasiness, the urge to vomit. Nausea can be brought on by many causes, in...

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Pain: An unpleasant sensation that can range from mild, localized discomfort to agony. Pa...

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Scrub: 1. As a verb, to wash the hands and forearms very thoroughly, as before enga...

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Surgeon: A physician who treats disease, injury, or deformity via operative or manual meth...

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Toxin: A poison produced by certain animals, plants, or bacteria.

Venom: A poison, particularly one secreted by an animal. Examples are bee venom, snake ven...

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