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Skin systm

Chapter 6 Skin

A fat cell is a__ lipocyte
Structural protein found in skin and connective tissue collagen
A black pigment found in the epidermis melanin
The deepest region of the epidermis is the __ basal layer
The outermost layer of the epidermis, which consists of flattened, keratinized cells, is the stratum corneum
An oily substance secreted by sebaceous glands sebum
The middle layer of the skin is the dermis
A hard protein material found in the epidermis keratin
profuse sweating__ diaphoresis
Fungal infections of hands and feet __ dermamycosis
Burning sensation (pain) in skin causalgia
oil-producing organs sebaceous gland
Connective tissue protein collagen
middle, connective tissue layer of skin dermis
contains a dark pigment melanocyte
Melan/o black
Adip/o fat
Squam/o scale-like
Ichthy/o scaly, dry
Hidr/o sweat
Steat/o fat
Xer/o dry
discolored, flat lesion (freckle) macule
Groove or crack-like sore fissure
mushroom-like growth extending on a stalk polyp
Closed sac containing fluid or semisolid material cyst
open sore on the skin or mucous membrane ulcer
Solid elevation of the skin (pimple) papule
Solid, elevated lesion more than 1 cm in diameter node
A type of epitheleal cell in the ephidermis squamous cell
Cells that are constantly dividing Stratum Basale
discolored, flat lesion (freckle) macule
circumscribed collection of pus pustule
grove or crack-like sore fissure
Larger than 1 cm solid elevation of the skin nodule
word means covering Integument
Open sore or erosion of skin ulcer
Bluish discoloration of the skin cyanosis
Build-up of sebum and keratin in pores of the skin leading to papular and pustular eruptions acne
necrosis of skin tissue resulting from ischemia gangrene
Corium or true skin dermis
Chronic or acute inflammatory skin disease with erythematous, pustular, or papular lesions eczema
Cancerous tumor composed of melanocytes malignant melanoma
Cytoplasm of cells replaced y protein keratin
Itching pruritus
Pertaining to under a nail subungual
Created by: leemiller on 2005-11-15

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