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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