Chapter 12 Skin: Integumentary system
Fat cells are also called
A large irregular area of a purplish discoloration due to bleeding under the skin larger than 10mm is also known as
Infestation with lice is also called
Benign superficial wart like growth on the epithelial tissue or elsewhere in the body is called
Autoimmune disorders in which the connective tissues become thickened and hardened is also
An injury to the underlying tissues without breaking or tearing the skin aka bruise
Inflammation of the hair follicle is called
Abnormal condition of a fungal infection of the nail is called
Maliformation of the nail in which the outer surface is concave or scooped out like a spoon (aka spoon nail)
Nail biting is also known as
The medicl term for itching is also known as
Overgrowth of the tissues of the nose is also called
Which term describes a torn and jagged wound?
Which form of skin cancer is derived from cells capable of forming melanin?
Which chronic disorder is characterized by itching and by red papules covered with silvery scales?
Which degree of burn involves blisters and damage to the epidermis and dermis?
Which condition is a closed sac or pouch containing fluid or semisolid material?
Which term means abnormal hairiness?
Which condition is a raised birthmark made up of newly formed blood vessels?
An infection with itch mites
Which term describes a torn or jagged wound, or an accidental cut wound?
Which procedure is also known as a skin graft?
Which condition involves tissue death that is usually associated with a loss of circulation?
The destruction or elimination of abnormal tissue cells through the application of extreme cold
Which chemical causes the signs of an allergic response when it is released in response to allergens?
The term that describes the removal of dirt, foreign objects, damaged tissue, and cellular debris from a wound
The medical term for baldness
An autoimmune disorder resulting in whitish areas of the skin. Hair growing in an affected area may also turn white
The medical term for inflammation of the skin
A small bump that itches and often appears as a symptom of an allergic reaction
A form of dermatitis that is usually associated with severe itching, redness, blistering, and oozing
The medical term for profuse sweating
A skin disorder characterized by red papules covered with silvery scales
Basal Cell Carcinoma
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
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Forms the protective outer covering the external surfaces, waterproofs the body by blocking the entance of pathogens into the body
A fibrous, water-repellent protein
Special cells found in the basal cell layer
The pigment that determines the color of the skin
The outermost layer of the skin
The thick layer of living tissue directly below the epidermis
Released in response to an injury, is an anticoagulant
Located just below the layers of the skin and connects the skin to the surface muscles
Located in the dermis layer of the skin and are closely associated with hair follicles
Also known as sudoriferous glands, are tiny coiled glands found in almost all body surfaces
The appearance of multiple purple discolorations on the skin caused by bleeding underneath the skin
A very small, pinpoint hemorrhages that areless than 2 mm in diameter
Usually caused by an injury, is a swelling of clotted blood trapped in the tissue
The wearing away of a surface, such as the epidermis of the skin or the outer layer of a mucus membrane
Also known as macula, is a discolered flat spot that is less than 1 cm in diameter
A solid, raised skin lesion that is larger than 0.5 cm in diameter
A small, raised red lesion that is less than 0.5 cm in diameter and does not contain pus.
Producing or containing pus
A fluid, such as pus, that leaks out of an infected wound.
An injury in which superficial layers of the skin are scraped or rubbed away.
A groove or crack-like break in the skin.
An open ulcerated wound that is caused by prolonged pressure on an area ofthe skin.
A deep hole made by a sharp object such as a rusty nail or ice pick
A soft, raised, pink or red vascular birhmark
Also known as hives
An acute, rapidly spreading bacterial infection characterized by malaise, swelling, warmth, and red streaks.
A highly contagious bacterial skin infection that commonly occurs in children.
Is a severe infection caused by Group A strep bacteria, flesh-eating bacteria.
Raised or thickened scar that expands, inherited, common among people with dark-pigmented skin.
Atypical moles that can develop into skin cancer.
Malignant growth on the skin, which can have many causes, including repeated severe sunburns or long-term exposure to the sun.
Malignant tumor of the basal cell layer of the epidermis.
basal cell carcinoma
An injury to body tissues caused by heat, flame, electricity, sun, chemicals, or radiation.
Removal of living tissue for exammination to confirm or establish a diagnosis.
Removal of entire tumor or lesion and margin of surrounding tissues.
Used to remove a core of the tissue for examination.
The removal of dead epidermal cells, often through sanding or chemabrasion.
The destruction of tissue by burning.