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xerostomia


Dryness of the mouth caused by the arresting of normal salivary secretions. It occurs in diabetes, drug therapy, radiation therapy, and Sjögren’s.
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vitiligo


White patches on the skin due to loss of pigment.
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venule


A very small vein.
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ultraviolet light


A spectrum of light including UVA (320–400 nanometers), UVB (290–320 nanometers), and UVC (200–290 wavelengths).
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trachea


Windpipe.
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titer


Test showing the strength or concentration of a particular volume of a solution. Usually refers to amounts of antibody present.
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thrush


A form of candidiasis. Infection of the oral tissues with Candida albicans.
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T cell


A lymphocyte (white blood cell) responsible for immunologic memory.
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