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A large blister containing a watery fluid is a
For which of the following skin lesions should the cosmetologist refer the client to his or her physics?
A flat spot or discoloration on the skin is a
A small elevation on the skin that contains no fluid, but may develop pus is a
A __ forms a papule when dead white blood cells accumulate in it.
An admiral cell mass that varies in size, color, and shape is a
An __ itchy, swollen lesion that can be caused by a number of factors and usually resolves by itself
Lesions of the skin characterized by piles of material on the skin surface are
secondary skin lesions
Dead cells that form over a wound or blemish while it is healing comprise a
_____ refers to a skin sore or abrasion produced by scratching or scraping
Cracks in the skin that penetrate the dermis layer, such as chapped hands or lips, are
Which of the following is a secondary lesion?
An excessively thick scar resulting from overgrowth of fibrous tissues is known as a
An open lesion of the skin or mucous membrane, accompanied by pus and characterized by loss of skin depth, is a
A hair follicle with keratin and sebum forms a
Benign, keratin-filled cysts that appear just under the epidermis and have no visible opening are:
__ keratin-filled cysts that are usually associated with newborn and are commonly found around the eyes, cheeks, and forehead
A whitehead is also called a _____.
What is a skin disorder characterized by chronic inflammation of the sebaceous glands caused from retained secretions?
A ___ is a large protruding pocket-luck lesion filled with sebum
inflammation of sebaceous glands characterized by redness, dry or oily scaling, crusting and/or itching is called
Distended or dilated surface blood vessels are called
Excessive sweating, caused by heat or general body weakness is:
_____ is a common bacterial infection of the eye.
A noncontagious skin disease characterized by red patches covered with silver-white scales found on the scalp, elbows, knees, chest, and Lower back is
Congenital Hypophosphatasia, or absence of melanin pigment of the body, including the skin, hair, and eyes is called
______ is a skin disorder characterized by abnormal light patches
_________ refers to abnormal brown or wine-colored skin discoloration with a circular or irregular shape
A__ is a small brown or flesh-colored outgrowth of the skin
Hypertophy oh the papillae and epidermis is a
What type of skin cancer is often characterized by scaly red papules or nodules
squamous cell carcinoma
Dark, brown patches on the skin that may appear uneven in texture, jagged, or raised may be a warning sign of
The American Cancer Society recommends using a checklist to recognize potential skin cancer or changes in moles, using the letter B to check mole:
The main food source for acne bacteria is
Which of the following is and extrinsic skin-aging factor?
Between 80 percent and 85 percent of skin aging is caused by
The UV rays of the sun reach the skin in two different forms. What are these?
UVA and UVB rays
What rays of the sun cause sunburns and tanning and are also known as burning rays?
The two types of contact dermatitis are
allergic and irritant
___ is and allergic reaction created by repeated exposure to a chemical or a substance
About how many years of post-high school education and trading are required to become a dermatologist?
The average adult skin weighs __ pounds
6 to 9
The surface of healthy skin is slightly:
Continued pressure on any part of the skin causes it to thicken and develop into a(n):
How does the skin of the scalp differ from other skin?
The scalp has larger and deeper hair follicles.
The outermost and thinnest layer of the skin is the
The epidermis has __ layers
The layer of the skin that is seen and treated by the cosmetologist is the __
What is a fibrous protein that is the principal component of hair and nails?
The skin layer in which shedding of skin cells first begins Is the stratum
The deepest layer of the epidermis, the Basel layer, is also know as the ___
stratum germinativum is composed of several layers with special cells that produced a dark skin pigment called
Why is the name of special cell in the stratum germinativum, responsible for producing dark skin pigment?
The underlying or inner layer of the skin, which is also called the derma corium, cutis, or true skin, is the:
The highly sensitive dermis layer is about __ times thicker than the epidermis
The muscle that caused goose bumps when a person is frightened or cold is the ___
Arrector pili muscle
The outer most layer of the dermis is the __ layer
Small, cone-shaped elevations at the bottom of the hair follicles are:
The top of the papillary layer where it joins the epidermis is the:
The deeper layer of the dermis that supplies the skin with oxygen and nutrients is the:
Fatty tissue found below the dermis is
Which body part sends messages to the brain?
sensory nerve fibers
What layer of the dermis houses the nerve endings that provide the body with the sense of touch?
The tiny grains of pigment deposited in cells that provide skin with its color are
The melanin produced by the body that is red to yellow in color is
_____ helps protect sensitive cells from UV rays.
What is a fibrous protein that gives skin form and strength?
The fibrous protein that gives skin its flexibility and helps skin regain its shape after being expanded is
Oil glands that are connected to hair follicles are also called:
When sebum hardens and the sebaceous duct becomes clogged, the pore impaction that is formed is a:
What is a small, round elevation on the skin that contains no fluid but may develop pus?
What is the number one nutrient of the body and composed what percent of the body's weight?
50 to 70 percent
Vitamin _____ may help improve the skin's elasticity and thickness.
Vitamin _____ promotes the production of collagen.
Which vitamin enables the body to properly absorb and use calcium?
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