The Language of Medicine Chpt 16 worksheet

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lipocyte

a fat cell is a

lunula

the half-moon shaped white area at the base of a nail is called the

collagen

a structural protein found in skin and connective tissue is

melanin

a black pigment found in the epidermis is

basal layer

the deepest region of the epidermis is the

paronychium

soft tissue surrounding the nail border

stratum corneum

the outermost layer of the epidermis is the

sebum

an oily substance secreted by sebaceous glands is

dermis

the middle layer of the skin is the corium or

keratin

a hard, protein material found in epidermis, hair, and nails is

cuticle

a band of epidermis at the base and side of the nail plate is the

epithelium

the covering of both the internal an internal and external surfaces of the body

sebaceous

oil-secreting gland in the dermis that is associated with hair follicles

pore

tiny opening on the surface of the skin

subcutaneous

innermost layer of skin containing lipocytes

dermatoplasty

surgical repair of the skin

subcutaneous

pertaining to under the skin...

anhidrosis

abnormal condition of lack of sweat

keratosis

abnormal condition of proliferation of keratinized cells

ichthyosis

abnormal condition of dry, scaly skin

epidermolysis

loosening of the epidermis.

xanthoma

yellow tumor (nodule under the skin)

subungual

under the nail

onychomycosis

abnormal condition of nail fungus

scabies

contagious parasitic infetion with intense pruritus

leukoplakia

white patches on mucous membrane of tongue or cheek

exanthematous

characterized by a rash

nevus, nevi

colored pigmentation of the skin (mole)

urticaria

acute, allergic reaction in which hives develop

bulla

large blisters

keliod

raised, thickened scar

chickenpox

varicella

pilonidalcyst

sac of fluid and hair over the sacral region of the back

alopecia

baldness

pruritus

itching

comedo,comedones

blackhead

ecchymosis

purplish, macular patch BRUISE

vitiligo

loss of pigment in skin

petechia

small, pinpoint hemorrhages

sclerodoma

hardening of skin

diaphoresis

profuse sweating

seborrhea

excessive secretion from sebaceous glands

paronychia

inflammation and swelling of soft tissue around a nail

dermatomycosis

fungal infection of hands and feet

causalgia

burning sensation(pain) in the skin

basal cell carcinoma

the most common type of skin cancer is

kaposil sarcoma

malignancy often associated with AIDS

malignant melanoma

type of skin cancer that often metastasizes

actinic keratoses

premalignant lesions are called

asymmetry, border, color, diameter, evolution

characteristics associated with skin cancer

third degree burn

epidermis an dermis are destroyed

second degree burn

partial-thickness burn injury

first degree burn

superficial lesions

second degree burn

dermal lesions

first degree burn

sunburn

third degree burn

full-thickness burn injury

second degree burn

blister

first degree burn

epidermal erythema

patch test & scratch test

two methods of skin testing

mantoux & PPD purified protein derivative

tuberculosis tests

schick

diphtheria test

punch biopsy

a surgical procedure to cocre out a disk of skin fr microscopic analysis is a

Mohs micrographic surgery

microscopically analyzing thin layers of malignant growth

cryosurgery

destruction of tissue by intensely cold tempertures is called

curettage

skin is scraped away using a sharp instrument

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