MAA 2 ch. 15 & 16

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arthrocentesis

surgical puncture to remove fluid from the joint

osteoporosis

decrease in bone density and weakening of bone

cartilage

connective tissue at joints

atrophy

lack of development; shrinkage of muscle

chondrocostal

pertaining to rib cartilage

scoliosis

lateral curvature of the spine

Ewing Sarcoma

malignant bone tumor(mostly seen in children)

osteomyelitis

inflammation of bone and bone marrow

acetabulum

socket in the hip bone

osteodystrophy

poor development of bone

nevus

pigment cells on the skin surface

epthelium

layer of skin cells on outer and inner surface on the body

adipose

pertaing to fat

keratin

hard protein material found in the skin, hair and nails

collagen

structural protein found in the skin and ocnnective tissue

melanin

a black pigment formed by cells of the skin

urticaria

"hives"

tinea

fungal infection of the skin

dermis

the middle layer of the skin; corium

paronychia

inflammation of the soft tissue around the skin

epidermolysis

lossening of the epidermis

hidradenitis

inflammation of sweat glands

lipocyte

fat cell

humerus

bone of the upper arm

femur

thigh bone

epiphysis

end of long bone

kyphosis

"humpback"

phalanges

finger or toe bones

clavicle

collar bone

patella

kneecap

calcaneus

heel bone

tibia

larger lower leg bone

diaphoresis

excessive ot profuse sweating

phosphorus

mineral substance in the bone

subcutaneous

pertaining to under the skin

comedo

blackhead

ecchymosis

a purplish patch on the skin caused by hemorrhage

plosebaceous

pertaining to hair and oil glands

tinea

fungal infection of the skin

lipoma

tumor of fatty tissue

lunula

half-moon shaped, white atrea at the base of a nail

albinism

condition of absence of pigment in the skin

melanin

pigment that gives the skin color

cuticle

band of epdermis at the base and sides of the nail plate

causalgia

intensely unpleasant burning sensation in the skin

dermabrasion

scraping away of the skin(to remove tattoos or fine wrinkles)

erythematous

pertaining to reddness of the skin

anhidrosis

condition of absence of sweating

alopecia

baldness

leukoplakia

condition of white plaques(spots or patches) on the tounge or cheek

onycholysis

separation of the nail plate from the nail bed

seborrheic dermatitis

inflammation of skin with yellow or brown-gray greasy scales

subungual

pertaining to under a nail

paronychia

inflammation and swelling of the soft tissue around the nail

xeroderma

dry skin

pilosebaceous

perrtaining to hain and glands that secrete sebum

keratosis

abnormal condition of thickened area of the epidermis

dermatomycosis

abnormal condition of fungal infection of the skin

collagen

structural protein found in the skin and connective tissue

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