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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