Mastering Healthcare terminology 4th eddition

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the inner layer of skin (also know as Corium)

Dermis

forms the outer most layer of the skin

Epidermis

The small fold of the skin above the lower part of the nail (another word for it is cuticle)

Eponychium

hair has its roots in the dermis; these roots together with their covering

Hair Follicle

is the highly vascular tissue under the nail that appers pink when the blood oxygenated or blue/purple when it is not oxgenated

Nail bed

The part that is visible (also know as nail plate)

Nail Body

is in a groove under a small fold of skin at the base of the nail

Nail Root

the glands that produce oil

Sebaceous Glands

the dermis is attached to a layer of connective tissue

Subcutaneous Tissue

sweat glands are located in the dermis and provide one meaning of themoregulation for the body

Sudoriferous Gland

an-

no, not without

Crypt-

hidden

Epi-

above, upon

hyper-

above

intra-

within

par-

near, besides

sub-

under

trans-

through

-cider

kill

-ectomy

removal

-itis

inflammation

-lytic

pertaining to destruction

-oma

tumor

-osis

abnormal condition

-plasty

surgical repair

cutane/o

skin

dermat/o

skin

derm/o

skin

follicul/o

follicle

hidr/o

sweat

kerat/o

horny, hard

melan/o

black, dark

myc/o

fungus

onych/o

nail

pedicul/i

lice

rytid/o

wrinkle

seb/o

oil, sebum

trich/o

hair

ungu/o

nail

adip/o

fats

chrom/o

color

eschar/o

scab

exanthemat/o

rash

hemat/o

blood

hidraden/o

sweat gland

macul/o

macule

papul/o

pimple,papule

pil/o

hair

squam/o

scaly

vascul/o

vessel

xen/o

foreign

the layer of the connective tissue under the dermis is the what layer?

Hypodermal

The term for layers, as in epithelium, is:

strata

The small fold of skin surrounding the lower part of the nail is the cuticle, or...

eponychium

the term used to describe the sweat glands is

sudoriferous

the term for a superficial, elevated lesion containing pus that may be the result of an infection such as acne is:

pustule

The term for a nonelevated "black and blue" extravasation of blood into subcutaneous tissue as a result of trauma is:

ecchymosis

what is a circumscibed, raised lesion containing fluid?

vesicle

Inflammatory scaling disease of the scalp and face, in newborns know as cradle cap is...

seborrheic dermatitis

A horny mass of condensed epithelial tissue overlying a bony prominence is know as a corn or:

clavus

A condition in which a person produces little or no sweat is what

anhidrosis

A chronic, pruritic, superficial inflammation of the skin, usually associated with family history of allergic disorders is:

atopic dermatitis

A condition of excessive sweat production is:

hyperhidrosis

A fibrous, painless skin nodule is called a/an:

dermatofibroma

what is the term for abnormal change in pigmented congenital skin blemish, giving rise to a concern for progression to malignancy?

dysplastic nervus

A partial thickness burn in which the first and second layers of the skin are affected is a what degree burn?

second

Fungal infection of the nail is:

onychomycosis

inflammation of the hair follicles, which may be superficial or deep, acute or chronic is:

folliculitis

inflammation of the sweat glands

hidradentitis

A fatty tumor that is a soft, movable, subcutaneous nodule is a an:

lipoma

the rule of nines describes the...

percentage of the body surface affected by burns

the degree of burn know as a full-thickness burn, often also involving subcutaneous tissue is

a 3rd degree burn

A dermatome is a(n):

instrument to incise skin

A biopsy procedure involving the shaving or scraping of samples of friable lesions is a(n):

exfoliation

A drug that breaks down hardened skin is a(n):

keratolytic

A drug used to destroy lice:

Pediculicide

Drugs that are applied directly on the skin are

tropical

the route of administration in which drugs are injected within the skin is called:

Intradermal

What is a restructuring of the eyelids

blepharopasty

Commonly know as a facelift, the term for a surgical operation to remove wrinkles is:

rhytidectomy

incision of necrotic tissue resulting from a severe burn is:

eschorotomy

the plural of stratum is:

strata

Inflammation of the nail is called :

onchia

softening of the nails:

onchomalacia

Infection of the skin beside the nail is called

paronychia

An inflammation of the sweat gland is called

hidradenitis

An abnormal condition of no sweating is called:

anhidrosis

A burn that goes only through the papillary layer of the dermis is called a:

superficial partial-thickness burn

The epidermis, dermis, and subcutaneous tissue are damaged in a what burn?

full-thickness

Only the epidermis is damaged in a what burn?

superficial thickness

The epidermis down to the reticular dermis are damaged in a what burn?

deep partial thickness

A collection of extravasated blood trapped in tissue is called

hematoma

A fungal infection of the skin is called:

dermatomycosis

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