Week 4 terminology


Alexandra Zarazua
Flashcards by Alexandra Zarazua, updated more than 1 year ago
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ACQUIRED IMMUNITY Immunity that the body develops after overcoming disease, through inoculation or through exposure to natural allergens such as pollen, cat dander, and ragweed.
ALLERGY Reaction due to extreme sensitivity to certain foods, chemicals, or other normally harmless substances.
APPEARANCE ENHANCEMENT Term used to encompass a broad range of specialty areas, including hairstyling, nails technology, and esthetics.
BINARY FISSION The division of bacteria cells into two new cells called daughter cells.
CHELATING SOAPS Chelating detergents; they break down stubborn films and remove the residue of pedicure products such as scrubs, salts, and masks.
CLIENT INTAKE FORM Client form, client questionnaire, consultation card. Discloses client info, products they use, medications they take, medical conditions, and allergies.
DIPLOCOCCI Spherical bacteria that grow in pairs and causes diseases such as pneumonia.
EFFICACY The ability to produce an effect.
ERGONOMICS The science of designing the workplace as well as its equipment and tools to make specific body movements more comfortable efficient and safe.
ETHICS The moral principles by which we live and work.
FUNGI Single-cell organisms that grow in irregular masses that include molds, mildews, and yeasts; can produce contagious diseases such as ringworm.
HEPATITIS A blood-born virus that causes disease and can damage the liver.
MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET (MSDS) Replaced by safety data sheet. Info compiled by by the manufacturer about product safety, including the names of hazardous ingredients, safe handling and uses procedures, precautions to reduce the risk of accidental harm or overexposure and flammability warnings.
MILDEW A type of fungus that affects plants or grows on inanimate objects, but does not cause human infections in the salon.
PARASITIC DISEASE Disease caused by parasites, such as lice and mites.
PHENOLIC DISINFECTANTS Powerful tuberculocidal disinfectants. Form of formaldehyde, have a very high pH, can damage the skin and eyes.
PHYSICAL PRESENTATION Your posture, as well as the way you walk and move.
PROFESSIONAL IMAGE The impression you project through both your outward appearance and your conduct in the workplace.
QUATERNARY AMMONIUM COMPOUNDS “QUATS” products made of quaternary ammonium cations and are designed for disinfection on non porous surfaces. Appropriate for non-invasive environments and effective against most pathogens of concern in salon environment.
SAFETY DATA SHEET “SDS” required by all products sold. Safety info about products compiled by the manufacturer, hazardous ingredients, safe use and handling procedures, proper disposal guidelines, precautions to reduce the risk of accidental harm or overexposure.
SELF ACTUALIZATION Fulfilling ones full potential.
SPIRILLA Spiral or corkscrew-shaped bacteria that causes diseases such as syphilis and Lyme disease.
TIME MANAGEMENT Learn to prioritize to do list Never take more than you can handle Give yourself down time Use planner
TOXINS Various poisonous substances produced by some microorganisms.
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