the process by which cancer cells are spread by blood or lymph circulation to distant organs
womb, uterus (combining form)
Nuclear medicine imaging technique that helps physicians see how the organs and tissues inside the body are actually functioning.
Ray of Light
Process of using a moving device or sweeping beam of radiation to produce images of organs or structures of the body.
Characterized by bizarre thoughts that have no basis in reality; a false belief or abnormal perception held by a person despite evidence to the contrary.
pertaining to a divided mind
passage (combining form)
the area between the genitals and anus;between the legs
Membrane that lines the abdominal cavity
renal pelvis;pelvis of kidney (combining form)
ureter (combining form)
urethra (combining form)
kidneys, ureters, bladder, urethra
The urinary system contains two _______, two ________, one __________ and one __________.
bronchi (combining form)
straight (combining form)
breast, chest (combining form)
air (combining form)
lung (combining form)
external respiration takes place in the __________
internal respiration takes place in ___________
The nose is lined with mucous membrane which is covered with_______(hairlike processes).
The ___________covers the entrance of the larynx.
deficiency of oxygen;decreased breathing
clumping (combining form)
other (combining form)
unequal (combining form)
color (combining form)
clots; to clot (combining form)
rose colored (combining form)
immunity (combining form)
lymph (combining form)
neither (combining form)
plasma (combining form)
serum (combining form)
iron (combining form)
thymus (combining form)
fluid consisting of formed elements (erythrocytes, thrombocytes, leukocytes) and plasma
protects the body against pathogens by phagocytosis
major site of erythrocyte (red blood cell) destruction and serves as a reservoir for blood and iron is released
___________ filters bacteria and aid in the formation of white blood cells.
The ____________ manufactures infection-fighting T cells.
red blood cell
An ___________ is a biconcave disk that lacks nuclei and transports oxygen and carbon dioxide
oxygen, carbon dioxide
The function of an erythrocyte is to transport ___________ and _________ _________.
The function of a _____________ is to clot blood.
white blood cell
The function of a __________ is to provide the body's main defense against invasion of pathogens (the military)
a granular leukocyte, named for the neutral stain of its granules, that fights infection by engulfing and eating bacteria (phagocytosis)
type of leukocyte that provides one of the first lines of defense in the inflammatory process, phagocytosis.
type of leukocyte that provides immune capacity to the body
type of leukocyte that plays essential role in the specific immune response of the body
albumin, globulin, fibrinogen, prothrombin
The four major plasma proteins are _________, ___________, ___________, and ___________.
the most common antibodies. passable through the placenta. provides passive immunity.
first antibody in response to bacterial and viral infections,
an antibody that is involved in hypersensitivity and allergies.
condition in which the erythrocytes are unequal in size and shape
Mass or collection of blood
bursting forth of blood
stoppage of bleeding
Form of skin cancer frequently seen in acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) patients. Consists of brownish-purple papules that spread from the skin and metastasize to internal organs.
inflammation of a lymph vessel
Abnormal accumulation of lymph in the interstitial spaces causing swelling
malignant tumor of lymph nodes and lymph tissue
an abnormally reduced or deficient number of all cellular components in the blood
abnormal condition of a blood clot
inflammation of a blood or lymph vessel
vessel (primary(combining form))
artery (combining form)
plaque; fatty substance (combining form)
listening to sounds within the body (usually with a stethoscope)
reflected sound (combining form)
electricity (combining form)
something inserted or thrown in (combining form)
necrosis of tissue due to ischemia
circulating fat (combining form)
to close up (combining form)
throbbing (combining form)
a rapid and irregular heart beat
vein (combining form)
sound (combining form)
rhythm (combining form)
pertaining to a partition or separation
pulse (combining form)
narrowing (combining form)
clot of blood (combining form)
valve (combining form)
vessel ((secondary)combining form)
process of dying
Another name for cardiovascular system
_______________blood is delivered from the SVC and IVC and flows through the right atrium and right ventricle through the pulmonary artery to the lungs.
Blood picks up __________ in the lungs and sends _____________ blood through the pulmonary veins to the left atrium and left ventricle, to the aorta and to the rest of the body.
What is the color that represents systemic arteries in medical books?
What is the color that represents systemic veins in medical books?
superior vena cava
inferior vena cava
inner lining of the heart
muscular, middle layer of the heart
the outer membrane sac surrounding the heart.
the act of splitting into two branches
a vertical line down the middle of the sternum
pacemaker of the heart (abbreviation)
the heart's pacemaker, located in the wall of the right atrium
mitral valve (bicuspid)
heart valve between the left atrium and left ventricle
Another name for the mitral valve
The ___________artery is the only artery in the body that carries blood deficient in oxygen.
valve between the right atrium and the right ventricle.
fibers in the ventricles that transmit impulses to the right and left ventricles, causing them to contract
the ______ _________ transmits electrical impulses to the bundle of His (abbreviation)
carotid, brachial, radial
The three most common pulse checkpoints
tiny vessels that join arterioles and venules
the pressure that is exerted by the blood against the walls of arteries
instrument to measure blood pressure
instrument used for listening to internal body sounds
difference between systolic and diastolic pressure
elasticity and tone of the artery
artery, arteriole, capillary bed, venule, vein
Largest Veins (abbreviation)
Surgical joining of two ducts, vessels, or bowel segments to allow flow from one to another
ballooning of a weakened portion of an arterial wall;blow out
chest pain, which may radiate to the left arm and jaw, that occurs when there is an insufficient supply of blood to the heart muscle
Video x-ray technique used to follow the passage of blood through the heart and great vessels after an intravenous injection of a radiopaque contrast substance; used to evaluate patient for CV surgery.
x-ray record of a vessel
tumor of a blood vessel
Abnormal heart rhythm; irregular heart beat
condition of hardening of the arteries
Inflammation of an artery
a device that delivers electrical impulses to the heart to regulate the heartbeat
condition in which fatty deposits called plaque build up on the inner walls of the arteries causing them to harden
listening for sounds in blood vessels or other body structures, typically using a stethoscope
automated external defibrillator
automated external defibrillator
portable electronic equipment that automatically samples the heart's electrical rhythms and when necessary, externally shocks the heart to restore a normal cardiac rhythm
loss of effective heart function, which results in cessation of circulation
disease of the heart muscle
study of the heart
physician who studies and treats diseases of the heart
pertaining to the heart and lungs
pertaining to the heart and blood vessels
coronary artery bypass graft
coronary artery bypass graft
surgical technique to bring a new blood supply to heart muscles by detouring around blocked arteries, thus improving blood flow and O2 to the heart.
surgical technique to bring a new blood supply to heart muscles by detouring around blocked arteries, thus improving blood flow and O2 to the heart. (abbreviation)
A clot that breaks lose and travels through the bloodstream (e.g. an air bubble or part of a clot)
the sudden blockage of a blood vessel by an embolus
coronary heart disease
electronic equipment that automatically samples the heart's electrical rhythms and when necessary, externally shocks the heart to restore a normal cardiac rhythm
tissue death resulting from obstruction of the blood supply
incision of a vein to withdraw blood
A condition in which the heart has ceased generating electrical impulses.
abnormally swollen, twisted veins with defective valves; most often seen in the legs
heart, arteries, veins, capillaries
The cardiovascular system includes the ___________, _________, _________, ___________.
endocardium, myocardium, pericardium
Name the three layers of the heart
lack of blood flow
subacute bacterial endocarditis (abbreviation)
subacute bacterial endocarditis
rapid onset of inflammation or infection within the lining of the heart caused by bacteria
to split into two
largest artery & blood vessel
gland (combining form)
starch (combining form)
appendix (combining form)
a casting down
common bile duct
inflammation of the colon
chronic disease condition characterized by degeneration of liver tissue ; most often caused by alcoholism or a nutritional deficiency and turns the liver orange-yellow color
colon (combining form)
bladder (combining form)
duodenum (combining form)
small intestine (combining form)
stomach (combining form)
gums (combining form)
tongue (combining form)
sweet, sugar (combining form)
blood (combining form)
vein liable to bleed (combining form)
liver (combining form)
ileum (combining form)
abdomen (combining form)
visual examination of the abdomen
surgical incision into the abdominal wall
fat (combining form)
circulating fat (combining form)
pancreas (combining form)
to digest (combining form)
pertaining to after a meal (i.e. when to take medication)`
pertaining to before a meal (i.e. when to take medication)
anus and rectum (combining form)
pylor motor muscle (combining form)
rectum (combining form)
saliva (combining form)
sigmoid (combining form)
spleen (combining form)
mouth (combining form)
shaped like a worm;_____________ appendix
The tube beginning with the mouth and ending in the anus is the gastrointestinal tract or the ___________________ ____________.
Breakdown of food begins in the ____________
air, food (respiration, digestion)
The pharynx is the common passageway for __________ and _________.
digestion, absorption, elimination
The three main functions of the digestive system involves __________, ___________ and ____________.
How many permanent teeth does an adult have?
The flap of tissue that blocks the opening of the larynx preventing food from entering the airway leading to the trachea (windpipe).
Food moves through your digestive system by waves of muscle contractions called __________.
duodenum, jejunum, ileum
The small intestine is divided into three parts: the ___________, the ____________, and the ___________
The first stool of the newborn
cecum, colon, rectum, anal canal
The large intestine is divided into four parts: the _______, the __________, the _________, and the ________ __________
a digestive enzyme of the saliva that turns starch into maltose (salivary amylase)
a digestive juice secreted by the liver and stored in the gallbladder
the largest GLANDULAR organ in the body that plays an essential role in the normal metabolism of carbohydrates, fats, and proteins, stores iron, certain vitamins and detoxifies harmful substances
the largest organ of the body
a muscular sac attached to the liver that secretes bile and stores it until needed for digestion
gland that makes digestive enzymes and secretes them into the small intestine; makes the hormones insulin and glucagon and secretes them into the blood
surgical removal of the appendix
surgical removal of the gallbladder
surgical removal of the entire colon
surgical removal of part of the colon
Incision of the common bile duct.
surgical incision into the tongue
inflammation of the appendix
inflammation of the gall bladder
inflammation of diverticula
inflammation of the small intestine
inflammation of the liver
inflammation of the salivary gland
inflammation of the mouth
instrument used for visual examination of the colon
visual examination of the colon
creation of an opening in the colon through the abdominal wall to create an abdominal anus allowing stool to bypass a diseased portion of the colon; performed to treat ulcerative colitis, cancer, or obstructions
creation of an opening through the abdominal wall into the ileum (to eliminate waste) Note: the entire large colon is removed
chronic autoimmune disorder that can occur anywhere in the digestive tract. Chronic digestive inflammation causing fever, cramping, diarrhea, weight loss, and anorexia
a malignant tumor of the colon
the process by which the body breaks down food into small nutrient molecules
breakdown of lipids (fat)
act or process of swallowing
difficulty in digestion
difficulty in swallowing
lack of appetite (also a disorder)
Vomiting of blood
passage of stools containing blood (as from diverticulosis or colon cancer or peptic ulcer)
Partially digested, semiliquid food mixed with digestive enzymes and acids in the stomach.
evacuation of the bowel
waste formed by absorption of water in the large intestine; usually solid
gas in the digestive tract or expelled through the anus
Frequent passage of loose, watery stools
irregular and infrequent passage of hard and dry feces
gastroesophageal reflux disease (abbreviation)
gastroesophageal reflux disease
the abnormal backward flow of the gastrointestional contents into the esophagus, causingheartburn and the gradual breakdown of the mucous barrier of the esophagus
gastroesophageal reflux disease
mouth, pharynx, esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine
Name the 6 primary organs associated with digestion
formation of glycogen from glucose
mass of dilated, tortuous veins in the anorectum; can be internal or external (often caused by straining)
protrusion of an organ or part through the muscle normally containing it
surgical repair through suturing of a hernia
crown, neck, root
Name the three parts of a tooth
hernia, tumor, swelling (suffix)
hernia of the rectum; pouching of the rectum into the vagina
instrument used for visual examination of the sigmoid colon
pertaining to under or below the tongue
open sore or lesion in skin or mucous membrane
twisting of the bowel on itself, causing obstruction
agony, a contest (combining form)
to cut through (combining form)
arm (combining form)
clavicle (combining form)
turmoil (combining form)
to lead (combining form)
a band (combining form)
fiber (combining form)
equal (combining form)
muscle (secondary (combining form))
muscle (combining form)
nerve (combining form)
disease (combining form)
an addition (combining form)
striated rod (combining form)
flesh (combining form)
sternum (combining form)
synovial- fluid, tissue (combining form)
tone, tension (combining form)
twisted (combining form)
This causes movement, helps to maintain poster and produces heat
attaches muscle to bone
attach bones to bones, organs and everything else other than muscle to bone
The ___________________ is a skeletal muscle that rotates and flexes neck
The ______________is a skeletal muscle that draws the head back and to the side (left & right) and rotates the scapula.
The ___________ _____________ is a skeletal muscle that compresses or flattens the abdomen; 6-pack
The______________ is a skeletal muscle that allows the plantar flexion of the foot and knee
The ________ ________ is a skeletal muscle that abducts and rotates thigh
The ________ ________ is a skeletal muscle that extends and rotates thigh
The_______ _________ is a skeletal muscle that allows the plantar (sole of the foot) flexion and extension of the ankle.
______________allows muscles to change shape to become shorter and thicker.
____________strengthens and straightens a bone allowing it to return to it's original shape
Muscle that on contraction draws away from the middle
Muscle that draws a part toward the middle
Surgical or traumatic removal of a limb
Muscle that counteracts the action of another muscle, when one contracts, the other relaxes
Pertaining to alternate contraction and relaxation of muscles
The process of drawing up and thickening of a muscle fiber (example, flexion of the uterus muscle and bones during child birth)
A condition in which a muscle shortens and renders the muscle resistant to the normal stretching process
strong, flat sheet of tissue that acts as a tendon to attach muscles to bone
lack of muscle coordination
lacking normal muscle tone or strength
muscle with two heads or points of origin
Partition of muscles and membranes that separates the chest cavity and the abdominal cavity. It is the major muscle for breathing
protein found in muscle cells
Any condition of abnormal development caused by defective nourishment, often noted by the degeneration of muscles.
literally means a lack of nourishment; a wasting away or shrinking of tissue such as muscle
Performed activity of the muscles for improvement of health or correction of deformity
Type of exercise that involves muscular contraction and relaxation by the patient
Type of exercise that involves muscular contraction and relaxation with the assistance of a therapist
Type of exercise performed by another individual without patient assistance
Range of Motion (ROM)
Type of exercise that involves movement of each joint through it's full _____________ __ _________ and used to prevent loss of mobility or to regain usage after injury or fracture.
state of tiredness occurring in a muscle as a result of repeated contractions
fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS)
"Fiber muscle pain", Disorder with chronic , widespread musculoskeletal pain and fatigue, other symptoms include sleep disorders, irritible bowel symdrome, depression and chronic headaches.
fibromyalgia syndrome (abbreviation)
Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation
RICE is the first aid treatment for muscle injuries and stands for _________, ________, ________,_________.
Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation (abbreviation)
First Aid Treatment that involves rest, cryotherapy, compression and elevation (abbreviation)
Therapy through the use of cold or ice and is the treatment of choice for soft tissue and muscle injuries.
This is used to reduce swelling usually using pillows
lacking muscle tone; weak, soft and flabby
a group of genetic diseases characterized by progressive atrophy of skeletal muscles that control movement (duchenne's type is most common affecting children and myotonic affects adults)
muscular dystrophy (abbreviation)
myasthenia gravis (MG)
partial paralysis of muscle which literally means grave muscle weakness
myasthenia gravis (abbreviation)
embryonic (immature) cell that develops into a cell of muscle fiber
tumor that contains muscle and fiber
instrument used to record muscular contractions
muscular motion or activity
study of muscles
muscle tumor or tumor containing muscle tissue
softening of muscle tissue
weakness or slight paralysis of a muscle
surgical repair of muscle
surgical suturing of a muscle wound
A malignant tumor derived from muscle tissue
abnormal condition of hardening of a muscle
inflammation of a skeletal muscle
spasmodic contraction of a muscle
instrument used to cut muscle
surgical incision into a muscle
Pertaining to both nerves and muscles
Pertaining to a disease condition involving both nerves and muscles.
a slight or partial paralysis
Paralysis affecting many muscles.
an artificial device used to replace a missing body part such as hand, arm, let, etc.
stiffness of the body that sets in several hours after death
a band of fibrous tissue that connects muscle to bone
Stiff neck caused by spasmodic contraction of the muscles of the neck; wryneck
extremity (combining form)
stiffening, crooked (combining form)
joint (combining form)
cancer (combining form)
cartilage (primary term (combining form))
cartilage (secondary term (combining form))
glue (combining form)
rib (combining form)
skull (combining form)
finger/toe bones (combining form)
finger, toe (combining form)
femur (combining form)
thigh bone (combining form)
fibula (combining form)
humerus (combining form)
a hump (combining form)
lamina - thin plate (combining form)
bending, curve, sway back (combining form)
loin, lower back(combining form)
lower jaw bone in the face and the only movable bone in the face (combining form)
jawbone (combining form)
bone marrow or spinal cord (combining form)
hip socket (combining form)
hip socket; the cup-shaped hollow in the hipbone into which the head of the femur fits to form a ball-and-socket joint
bone (combining form)
kneecap (combining form)
foot (combining form)
foot (skeletal (combining form)
x-ray (combining form)
discharge, a form of arthritis (combining form)
sacrum (combining form)
flesh (combining form)
shoulder blade (combining form)
curvature (combining form)
vertebra (primary (combining form)
vertebra (secondary (combining form)
sternum, breast bone (combining form)
tendon (combining form)
to draw (combining form)
the ends of a developing bone
The shaft of a long bone
sheath of tissue around the bone
The dense, hard layer of bone tissue
A narrow space or cavity throughout the length of the diaphysis
connective tissue lining the medullary canal and containing the bone marrow
bending a limb
straightening a limb at a joint
circular movement of a limb
circular movement around an axis
movement away from the body or middle
movement toward the body or middle
moving a body part forward (i.e. sticking out a tongue)
moving a body part backward
bending a body part backward
slice of cartilage between the pelvic bone that allows for expansion during child birth
a fracture that is a completely internal break that does not involve a break in the skin.
a fracture that projects through the skin (causing possibility of infection)
a fracture that breaks the shaft of a bone across it longitudinal axis
a fracture where the bone is crushed and or shattered into a multitude of bony fragments
A fracture in which the bone is partially bent and partially broken; occurs often in children
a fracture or break that occurs from excessive twisting
the break of the distal end of the radius ;often occurs when the patient has attempted to break his or her fall
A break at the ankle that affects both bones of the leg.
a fracture or break that occurs in vertebrae subjected to extreme stresses, as when one falls and lands on his or her bottom
a fracture caused by the collapse of a vertebra due to trauma or weakened vertebra. Often occurs in patients with osteoporosis.
a fracture that occurs through the growth plate. Often seen in children
a fracture that occurs during normal activity
a fracture that typically occurs as a result of a fall. Often with elderly and osteoporosis
The human adult skeletal system is composed of _______bones.
cartilage, tendons, ligaments
______________, ______________, and ____________ make up the framework of the skeleton of the body.
The _________ ___________consists of 80 bones. (skull, spine, ribs & sternum)
appendicular skeleton, 126
The _____________ ______________ is made up of __________ bones and includes the shoulder girdle, arms, and hands & the pelvic girdle, legs and feet.
_________attach muscles to bones
_________attaches cartilage to bone and attaches everthing else except muscle to bone.
flat, long, short, irregular, sesamoid, sutural
Name the 6 classification of Bones
the formation of blood cells in the living body (especially in the bone marrow of long bones like the femur)
The patella (knee cap) is an example of what type or classification of bone?
The vertebrae is an example of what type or classification of bone?
Ribs, scapula, and the skull are examples of what type or classification of bone?
Carpals and Tarsals are examples of what type or classification of bone?
The femur, tibia, ulna, and humerus are all examples of what type or classification of bone?
Whats another name for wormian bones
What's another name for the growth plate of a bone
an opening (holes) in a bone through which blood vessels, nerves, and ligaments pass (provides nutrition to the bones)
Narrow, slit-like opening in or between bones
tubelike passage or canal
air cavity within and outside certain bones
either of the two bony projections below the neck of the femur
A small, rounded process (especially for attachment of a muscle or ligament)
A large, rounded process (especially for attachment of a muscle or ligament)
abnormal condition of stiffness
carpal tunnel syndrome
compression of the median nerve as it passes between the ligament and the bones and tendons of the wrist
Surgical excision of a portion of the skull
surgical incision into the skull
burr holes are drilled into the skull for the surgical excision of a portion of the skull (perhaps for blood drainage or biopsy). The holes will be replaced/repaired. Is this a craniectomy or a craniotomy?
COMPLETE displacement of a bone from its joint
PARTIAL dislocation of a joint
the activity of fastening something firmly in position; making rigid, immobilizing
An abnormal flatness of the sole and arch of the foot; also known as pes planus
Metabolic disease that causes inflammation of joints (fingers and toes) due to the deposit of sodium urate crystals (uric acid)
Use to be known as rich man's disease
Acquired flexion deformity of the interphalangeal joint
inflammation of the bones and joints
a chronic autoimmune disease with inflammation of the joints and marked deformities
rheumatoid arthritis (abbreviation)
infection of bone and bone marrow causing inflammation
Deficiency of bone tissue, regardless of the cause
condition of decreased bone density and increased porosity, causing bones to become brittle and liable to fracture
a disease of infants and young children caused by deficiency of vitamin D resulting in defective bone growth
abnormal lateral curvature of the spine
inflammation of one or more vertebrae
pertaining to beneath the clavicle (collar bone)
pertaining to below the ribs
below the jaw or mandible
Means "growing together";type of joint in which bones are joined by fibrocartilage
the process of drawing or pulling on a bone or limb (as in a fracture) to relieve pressure or align parts in a special way during healing
maintains bone alignment using weights
located at the bottom/base of the sternum; literally means "resembling a sword"
Main neck bone that supports tongue muscles; Adam's Apple;only bone in body not attached to any other bone
5, cervical, 12, lumbar, 5, sacrum, coccyx
There are ____vertebral regions; the________ made up of 7 vertebrae, the thoracic made up of ____vertebrae, the __________ made up of ___ vertebrae, the ________ and the ________.
How do you refer to the second vertebrae of the the thoracic?
How do you refer to the fourth vertebrae of the lumbar?
How do you refer to the fourth vertebrae of the cervical vertebrae?
How many vertebral bones does an adult have in total?
prefix that means ray
Inflammation of the skin caused by exposure to radiant energy like x-rays, ultraviolet light, and sunlight
basal cell carcinoma
epithelial malignant tumor of the skin
basal cell carcinoma
basal cell carcinoma (ABBREVIATION)
squamous cell carcinoma
squamous cell carcinoma
Malignant tumor of squamous (flat scaly) epithelial tissue
squamous cell carcinoma (Abbreviation)
this is usually caused by staph; an acute, infected, painful NODULE formed in the SUBCUTANEOUS layers of the skin, gland, or hair follicles.
Larger blister; a BLEB
any species of yeast infection
infection of the skin or mucous membranes with any species of CANDIDA (yeast).
infection of the SUBCUTANEOUS tissue composed of a CLUSTER of BOILS.
PAIN that CAUSes heat...intense burning
SCAR left after the healing of a wound
REMOVAL of DEad/Damaged tissue usually from a wound to prevent infection and promote healing
root word meaning "to lie" as in lying down
a chronic ulcer of the skin caused by prolonged pressure on it (as in bedridden patients); BED SORES
Surgical complication where there is a SEPARATION or BURSTING OPEN of a SURGICAL WOUND
PREFIX that means breakdown, destruction, separation
surgical repair of wrinkles
Surgical procedure to remove acne scars, nevi (moles), tattoos, or fine wrinkles by using SAND PAPER, wire brushes or other ABRASIVE materials
inflammation of the skin
study of skin
one who specializes in the study of skin
skin condition caused by fungus
an ACUTE INFLAMMATORY skin disorder characterized by erythema, papules, vesicles, pustules, scales, crusts, or scabs alone or in combination.
an CHRONIC skin condition characterized by frequent episodes of redness, itching, and thick dry scales on the skin. Lots of itching
REDNESS OF THE skin (fifth disease), abnormal redness of the skin resulting from dilation of blood vessels (as in sunburn or inflammation)
Chronic disease appearing primarily on the CHEEKS and NOSE, characterized by REDNESS, dilation of the blood vessels, and formation of papules and pustules resulting in a flushed appearance.
RED SKIN, Any skin disorder involving abnormal redness
slough, scab; ususally a dry black scab formed on the skin following a burn or cauterization of the skin
abrasion of the skin/epidermis by scratching, trauma, chemicals, or burns (picking a scab)
an oozing of pus or serum
inflammation of a hair follicle
Death (NECROSIS) and decay of body tissue, often occurring in a limb, CAUSED BY INSUFFICIENT BLOOD SUPPLY and usually following injury or disease ...literally means "an eating sore"
an inflammatory skin disease caused by a herpes virus Type 1 (cold sore/fever blister)
Cold Sores/Fever Blister
Root for Sweat
Root for Gland
inflammation of the sweat gland
condition lacking or complete absence of sweat
eruption of ITCHING and burning swellings on the SKIN
abnormal condition of excessive sweating
pertaining to under the skin (as in a needle that is injected under the skin)
Pertaining to jaundice
Skin infection characterized by pustules and caused by either staphylococci or streptococci usually around the nose and mouth and common in children.
system covering the skin consisting of dermis and epidermis
yellowing of the skin and the whites of the eyes caused by an accumulation of bile pigment (bilirubin) in the blood
pertaining to yellow
OVERGROWTH of SCAR TISSUE caused by excessive collagen formation
a flat, brownish spon on the skin sometimes caused by exposure to the SUN and weather;freckle
literally means "white skin". Happens when there is a loss of pigmentation.
localized LOSS of PIGMENTATION of the SKIN
cancerous black tumor
Is called prickly heat and is commonly seen in newborns and/or infants. It is caused by excessive body warmth. It appears as a rash with tiny pinheadsized papules, vesicles, and/or pustules
Pigmented elevated spot above the surface of the skin;nevus
Inflammation of the nail
a fungal condition of the nail
fungal condition of the hair
a condition of lice infestation
Small, pinpoint, purplish hemorrhagic spots on the skin
a SYSTEMIC disease caused by a virus and characterized by a rash and fever, also called GERMAN MEASLES
a CONTAGIOUS disease characterized by fever, inflammation of the mucous membranes and ROSE COLORED SPOTS on the skin, also called MEASLES
contagious skin disease caused by an arachnid or itch MITE burrowing under the skin causing severe itching. Also called "the itch"
a VIRAL condition characterized by a fever and a rash consisting of hundreds of itchy, Fluid-Filled BLISTERS that burst and form crusts; chicken pox
mark left by the HEALING process of a WOUND
hardening of the skin
Excessive flow of oil from the sebaceous glands
secretion of oil from the sebaceous glands
fatty or oily secretion produced by the sebaceous glands
CONDITION occurring in OLDER people wherein there is dry SKIN and localized scaling caused by excessive exposure to the sun
STREAKS caused by weakening of elastic tissue and appears on breasts, stomach, buttocks, thighs and can be caused by obesity or pregnancy
Sub-Q (sub Q)
pertaining to below the skin (Abbreviation)
pertaining to below the skin
a contagious fungal infection with raised, circular patches found in humans and pets; ringworm
OPEN lesion or SORE of the epidermis or mucous membrane
Localized loss of skin pigmentation characterized by milk-white patches
Michael Jackson was said to have this disease characterized by loss of skin pigmentation
a skin lesion caused by a virus with a rough papillomatous surface; usually a raised bump;verruca