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Medical Terminology C Ch. 12 Review Quiz
CHCP ST Mod 6 Med Term C
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A benign fatty tumor under the skin that causes a bump is a/an ____________________.
A benign, superficial, wart-like growth on the epithelial tissue or elsewhere in the body, such as in the bladder, is a/an ____________________.
A condition in which there is widespread scaling of the skin, often with pruritus, erythroderma, and hair loss is ____________________ ____________________.
A cosmetic surgery commonly known as a lid-lift is a/an ____________________.
A diagnosis of onychocryptosis means a patient has what?
A discolored flat spot such as a freckle is a/an ____________________.
A form of dermatitis that is usually associated with severe itching, redness, blistering, and oozing is ____________________.
After running laps around the track, Ginger Walters experiences diaphoresis. What does this term mean?
A highly contagious bacterial skin infection characterized by isolated pustules that become crusted and rupture is ____________________.
A large blister that is larger than 0.5 centimeter in diameter is a/an ____________________.
Also called a strawberry birthmark, a soft, raised, pink or red vascular birthmark is a/an ____________________ ____________________.
Also known as a wheal, a small bump that itches and often appears as a symptom of an allergic reaction is a/an ____________________.
Also known as flesh-eating bacteria, a condition that can destroy body tissue and be fatal is ____________________ ____________________.
Also known as painful fat syndrome, a condition characterized by the accumulation of fat and fluid in the tissues of the hips and legs is ____________________.
Also known as warts, small, hard skin lesions caused by the human papilloma virus are ____________________.
A malformation of the nails in which the outer surface is scooped out like the bowl of a spoon is known as ____________________.
An abnormally raised or thickened scar that expands beyond the boundaries of the incision is a(n) ____________________.
An allergic reaction also known as hives is ____________________.
An autoimmune disorder resulting in whitish areas of skin where hair growing in an affected area may also turn white is ____________________.
Any skin growth, such as a wart or callus, in which there is overgrowth and thickening of the skin is a/an ____________________.
A pigmentation disorder characterized by brownish spots on the face, also known as the mask of pregnancy, is ____________________.
A potentially precancerous skin growth caused by excessive exposure to the sun is ____________________ ____________________.
Ari Seigel has developed a keloid along the incision site from his abdominal surgery. What best describes a keloid?
an abnormal scar
A skin disorder characterized by red papules covered with silvery scales is ____________________.
A skin infection caused by an infestation of itch mites is ____________________.
A small, raised, red lesion that is less than 0.5 centimeter in diameter is a/an ____________________.
A swelling of clotted blood trapped in the tissues is a(n) ____________________.
A type of skin cancer that occurs in the melanocytes is ____________________ ____________________.
Atypical moles that can develop into skin cancer are ____________________ ____________________.
Benson Arturio sees his dermatologist about persistent bumps and pimples along his jawline that make shaving difficult. Which term describes inflamed hair follicles?
Commonly known as a face-lift, the surgical removal of excess skin and fat for the elimination of wrinkles is a/an ____________________.
Dr. Johnson diagnoses the lump on Bren Patel's shoulder as a benign fatty tumor. What is the term for this condition?
Dr. Le orders a topical lotion to help control nine-year-old Twyla Wilson's exanthem. What does exanthem mean?
widespread skin rash
Dwight Jones has recently noticed that the hair on the top of his head is thinning. Which term means baldness?
Eighty-year-old Tony Feliz has a purple discoloration on his arm that his doctor says is a result of the blood-thinning medication he is taking. Which term best describes Tony's condition?
Hyperhidrosis is characterized by what?
June Inez, age 63, visits the dermatologist to have a light tan, waxy-looking growth on her skin evaluated. Which term best describes June's condition?
Latisha Scott applies a daily skin cream to treat her xeroderma. What does the word root indicate about Latisha's condition?
Latisha has dry skin.
Nine-month-old Marcus Boyce has cradle cap and continually scratches his head. Which term means cradle cap?
Ollie Ortega, who is six months pregnant, notices brownish spots on her forehead, nose, and cheeks. Which term best describes Ollie's condition?
Reg Filbert is diagnosed with an acute, rapidly spreading bacterial infection on his right foot. Which term best describes Reg's condition?
The action of what helps reduce heat loss through the skin?
The autoimmune disorder in which the connective tissues become thickened and hardened is known as ____________________.
The function of which is responsible for responding to injury, infection, or allergy?
The general term for a widespread rash that usually occurs in children is ____________________.
The genetic deficiency or absence of pigment in the skin, hair, and irises of the eyes is known as ____________________.
The group of disorders characterized by dry, thickened, scaly skin is known as ____________________.
The medical term that describes a chronic condition that produces redness, tiny pimples, and broken blood vessels is ____________________.
The medical term that describes an ingrown toenail is ____________________.
The medical term that means excessively dry skin is ____________________.
The medical term that means profuse sweating is ____________________.
The nail on Sanders O'Reilly's big toe is turning yellow and becoming thick and brittle. Which condition does Sanders most likely have?
The subcutaneous layer of the skin contains an abundance of what?
The term for a fungal infection, also known as ringworm, that can grow on the skin, hair, or nails is ____________________.
The term that describes the removal of dirt, foreign objects, damaged tissue, and cellular debris from a wound is ____________________.
The term that is commonly known as baldness is ____________________.
The term that means abnormal redness of the entire skin surface is ____________________.
The term that means an inflammation of the skin is ____________________.
What does an epidermoid cyst contain?
What does lip/o mean?
What does rhytid/o mean?
What does the word root in albinism mean?
What does the word root in hirsutism mean?
What does the word root in ichthyosis mean?
What is a cicatrix?
a normal scar
What is a flat vascular birthmark made up of dilated blood vessels?
What is a non-infected lesion that may occur in conjunction with acne vulgaris?
What is another term for wart?
What is another term that means age spots?
What is a superficial bacterial infection of the hair shafts in areas with extensive sweat glands?
What is responsible for protecting the skin against ultraviolet sun rays?
What is responsible for waterproofing the skin?
What is the loss of all the hair on the scalp?
What is the term for an abnormal accumulation of fat and fluid in the hips and legs?
What is the term for a small blister?
What is the term for a solid, raised lesion that is larger than 0.5 cm?
What is the term for the keratin plate that protects the dorsal surface of the last bone of each finger and toe?
What is the term for the pale half-moon-shaped region at the nail root?
What places a person at risk for heat stroke?
What structure of the integumentary system helps control the loss of body heat?
Where are new cells produced within the epidermis?
Where are sensory nerve endings located?
Which abnormal sac contains fluid, gas, or semisolid material?
Which benign skin growth typically occurs in adults over age 50?
Which best describes hematoma?
swelling of clotted blood
Which cells are also known as fat cells?
Which chemical causes the signs of an allergic response when it is released in response to allergens?
Which combining form means fingernail or toenail?
Which combining form means hair?
Which combining form means pus?
Which condition involves tissue death that is usually associated with a loss of circulation?
Which condition is characterized by dark, velvety areas of skin discoloration, usually in skin folds?
Which condition is characterized by skin depigmentation?
Which condition is characterized by small, pinpoint hemorrhages?
Which describes an autoimmune disorder in which the connective tissues become thickened and hardened, causing the skin to become hard and swollen?
Which disorder is characterized by flare-ups in which red papules covered with silvery scales occur on the elbows, knees, scalp, back, or buttocks?
Which form of alopecia is a type of autoimmune disorder?
Which is a class of chemical compounds derived from vitamin A that are used in skin care?
Which is a general term for any skin growth involving an overgrowth or thickening of the skin?
Which is a surgical technique in which tissue is destroyed using an electric spark?
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