protects the cells from water loss and dehydration,lipids.
the outermost layer of the epidermis consisting of dead cells that slough off (horny layer)
Fiber protein that provides resiliency and protection to the skin.
90% of epidermis cells, migrates from lower levels, make keratin, Keratin helps protect skin, cells are sloughed off
Intercellular connections that provide strength to the cells.
the layer of epidermis immediately under the stratum corneum in the skin of the palms and soles
Composed of cells that resemble granules filled with keratin.
Spiny layer above the Basel layer
Basel layer of the epidermis.
3 main layers of the skin;
Epidermis,dermis, and the subcutaneous.
Protects us from the sun.
these secrete sweat in hair follicles (ape-smelly,glands)
most numerous, important, and wide spread of the sweat glands, mostly on forehead, upper lip, palms and soles, not hair follicles, regulate temperature,
Primary lesion,Large blister containing watery fluid
Secondary lesion, scab on a sore
Primary lesion, Closed, abnormally developed sac containing fluid, infection,or other matter above or below the skin.
Primary lesion, small elevation on the skin that contains no fluid,but may develop into a pustule. (wart,elevated nevi)
Primary lesion,an inflamed papule with a white or yellow center containing pus. (acne,carbuncles)
Secondary lesion, a skin sore produced by scratching or scraping.
skin condition caused by an inflammation of the sebaceous glands,(dry or oily scaling or crusting)
A sebaceous cyst or subcutaneous tumor filled with sebum and ranging in size from a pea to an orange,usually appears:scalp,neck,back,also called a wen.
Due to aging,body disorders,alkalies or harsh soaps,or cold exposure.
Deficiency in perspiration due to failure of the sweat glands,requires medical treatment.
Excessive perspiration caused by heat,genetics,or body weakness,requires medical attention.
A term for hyper-pigmentation,pregnancy mask.
Birthmark or mole
A form of hypo-pigmentation. example of vitiligo and albinism
The most serious form of skin cancer. Can spread over the body and to organs.
Squamous cell carcinoma;
A more serious condition, can spread over body and bleed.
Basel cell carcinoma;
The most common and the least severe type of carcinoma. They can be easily removed by surgery or the other medical procedures.
Soft,continuous stroking movement applied with the fingers.
A kneading movement that stimulates the underlying tissues (Stimulates sebum production and activates sluggish skin)
percussion, consists of fast taping,patting, and hacking movements
Rapid, shaking movement in which the technician uses her or his body and shoulders.
Especially effective in the treatment of oily skin and acne-blemished skin.
first hair growth stage where new hair is produced.
The hair shaft grows upward and detaches itself from the bulb.
resting/final phase of hair growth cycle, lasts until the fully grown hair is shed