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A type of epithelial cell in the epidermis is a
a.) Adipocyte
b.) Neuron
c.) Chondrocyte
d.) Histiocyte
e.) Squamous cell

e.) Squamous cell

Dermis
a.) Basal layer of skin
b.) Middle layer of skin
c.) Epithelial layer
d.) Above the epidermis
e.) Subcutaneous tissue

b.) Middle layer of skin

A hard protein material found in the epidermis
a.) Melanin
b.) Sebum
c.) Keratin
d.) Collagen
e.) Cerumen

c.) Keratin

Structural protein found in the skin and connective tissue
a.) Cartilage
b.) Collagen
c.) Cerumen
d.) Melanin
e.) Sebum

b.) Collagen

Xer/o means
a.) Dry
b.) Scaly
c.) Thick
d.) Yellow
e.) White

a.) Dry

Pertaining to under a nail
a.) Hypodermic
b.) Hypoglossal
c.) Epidermis
d.) Subcutaneous
e.) Subungual

e.) Subungual

What is the combining form meaning skin
a.) Ichthy/o
b.) Adip/o
c.) Cutane/o
d.) Pachy/o
e.) Xanth/o

c.) Cutane/o

Absence of pigment in skin
a.) Erythroderma
b.) Melanism
c.) Xanthoderma
d.) Dermatitis
e.) Albinism

e.) Albinism

Inflammation of the soft tissue around the nail
a.) Onychomycosis
b.) Erythema
c.) Epidermolysis
d.) Paronychia
e.) Dermatitis

d.) Paronychia

Profuse sweating
a.) Anhidrosis
b.) Erythema
c.) Epidermolysis
d.) Paronychia
e.) Dermatitis

d.) Paraonychia

Fungal infection
a.) Leukoderma
b.) Keratosis
c.) Erythema
d.) Trichomycosis
e.) Seborrhea

d.) Trichomycosis

Fatty mass within a sebaceous gland
a.) Steatoma
b.) Lipoma
c.) Pilosebaceoius
d.) Onychophagia
e.) Verrucae

a.) Steatoma

A wheal is a
a.) Macule
b.) Wart
c.) Polyp
d.) Ulcer
e.) Hive

e.) Hive

Bullae
a.) Papules
b.) Macules
c.) Fissures
d.) Large blisters
e.) Nodules

d.) Large blisters

Pustule
a.) Cyst
b.) Pruritus
c.) Urticaria
d.) Small abscess
e.) Ecchymoses

d.) Small abscess

Itching
a.) Pruritis
b.) Petechiae
c.) Alopecia
d.) Purpura
e.) Pruritus

e.) Pruritus

Keloid
a.) Thickened scar
b.) Leukoplakia
c.) Comedo
d.) Callus
e.) Wart

a.) Thicken scar

Inflammatory disease of the joints and collagen of the skin; can affect other organs of the body
a.) Impetigo
b.) Systemic lupus erythematosus
c.) Mycosis fungoides
d.) Actinic keratosis
e.) Eczema

b.) Systemic lupus erythematosus

Moles that can develop into malignant melanoma
a.) Basal cell carcinoma
b.) Squamous cell carcinoma
c.) Verrucae
d.) Dysplastic nevi
e.) Polyps

d.) Dysplastic nevi

Bed sore; break in continuity of skin
a.) Leukoplakia
b.) Psoriasis
c.) Tinea
d.) Decubitus ulcer
e.) Scleroderma

d.) Decubitus ulcer

Chronic recurrent dermatosis with silvery gray scales covering red patches in skin
a.) Leukoplakia
b.) Psoriasis
c.) Tinea
d.) Decubitus ulcer
e.) Scleroderma

b.) Psoriasis

A dermatomycosis
a.) Leukoplakia
b.) Psoriasis
c.) Tinea
d.) Decubitus ulcer
e.) Scleroderma

c.) Tinea

White patches on a mucous membrane of tongue or cheek
a.) Leukoplakia
b.) Psoriasis
c.) Tinea
d.) Decubitus ulcer
e.) Scleroderma

a.) Leukoplakia

Connective tissue in the skin hardens
a.) Leukoplakia
b.) Psoriasis
c.) Tinea
d.) Decubitus ulcer
e.) Scleroderma

e.) Scleroderma

Layers of growth are removed and examined microscopically
a.) Fungal test
b.) Scratch test
c.) Mohs surgery
d.) Cryosurgery
e.) Punch biopsy

c.) Mohs surgery

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