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Integumentary System

Everything dealing with the Integumentary System

What are the parts of the Integumentary System? 1.Skin 2.Hair 3.Nails 4.Sweat Glands 5.Sebaceous Glands
What are the layers of skin? 1.Epidermis 2.Dermis 3.Subcutaneous or Hypodermis
What is in the Dermis Layer? 1.Connective Tissue 2.Collagen Fibers
What is in the Epidermis Layer? 1.Stratified Squamous Epithelium
What is the medical term for the sweat gland? Sudoriferous Gland
What is the medical term for a black and blue mark? Ecchymosis
What is a 1st degree burn? Superficial skin reddened
What is a 2nd degree burn? Partial thickness causing blisters
What is a 3rd degree burn? Full Thickness causing charring
What is Sebum? oil which lubricates the hair and skin
Where is Sebum produced? The Sebaceous Glands
The Only living Layer of the epidermis Basal
The Subcutaneous layer of the skin is composed primarily of? Lipocytes
Nails and hair are composed of a hard protein called? Keratin
The dark pigment that gives skin it's color? Melanin
FS Frozen Section
UV Ultraviolet
C&S Culture & Sensitivity
BCC Basal Cell Carcinoma
SG Skin Graft
MM Malignant Melanoma
BX Biopsy
I&D Incision and Drainage
Alopecia Loss of Hair
anhidrosis can not sweat
Cyanosis Slightly blueish color of the skin due to deficiency of oxygen
Dermatome Instrument for cutting the skin
Erythema Redness or flushing of the skin
erythroderma red skin
Jaundice Yellow cast to the skin
keloid formation of a scar results in raised, thickened, red area
necrosis dead tissue
Created by: Seanmorrone