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YTI - Chapter Five test

adipose fatty; pertaining to fat
adip fat
androgen generic term for an agent, usually a hormone (testosterone)
dorsal pertaining to the back or posterior
ductle very small duct
duct to lead; carry
homeostasis relative constancy or equilibrium in the internal enviornment of the body
-stasis standing still
hypodermis subcutaneous tissue layer below the dermis
integument the skin; a covering consisting of the epidermis and dermis
systemic pertaining to the entire body
subcutaneous tissue composed primarily of loose connective tissue and adipose tissue w/blood vessels
subcutaneous tissue contain melanocytes
sebum oily secretion helps to destoy harmful organisms on the skin preventing infection
lunula region where new growth occurs for nails
adip/o fat
lip/o fat
steat/o fat
cutane/o skin
dermat/o skin
derm/o skin
hidr/o sweat
sudor/o sweat
aden gland
ichthy/o dry; scaly
kerat/o horny tissue; hard; cornea
melan/o black
myc/o fungus
onych/o nail
ungu/o nail
pil/o hair
nid nest
trich/o hair
trichopathy any disease involving the hair
scler/o hardening
seb/o sebum, sebaceous
squam/o scale
xen/o foreign, strange
xer/o dry
-cyte cell
-derma skin
-logist specialist in the study of
-therapy treatment
cry/o cold
py/o pus
an- without, not
dia- through or across
epi- above, upon
homo- same
hyper- excessive, above normal
sub- under or below
abscess walled cavity containing pus and surrounded by inflamed or necrotic tissue
acne inflammatory disease of the sebaceous glands and hair follicles of the skin
Bowen disease form of cancer of skin
carbuncle deep pus filled infection of skin
pyogenic infection pus filled infection
cellulitis widespread, acute infection of the skin and subcutaneous tissue
chloasma pigmentary skin discoloration usually occuring in yellowish-brown patches or spots
comedo small skin lesion of acne vulgaris
decubitus ulcer absess; skin ulceration
dermatomycosis fungal infection of the skin
ecchymosis hyper pigmentation of skin characterized by yellowish brown patches; commonly called a bruise
eczema acute or chronic skin inflammation
erythema redness of skin
eschar damaged tissue following severe burn
furuncle bacterial infection of hair follicle or sebaceous gland that produced a pus-filled lesion called a boil
hirsutism condition characterized by the excessive growth of hair or presence of hair in unusual places, especially in women
impetigo inflammatory skin disease; isolated pustules that become crusted and rupture
keratosis thickened area of epidermis; any horny growth on the skin (callus or wart)
lentigo small brown macules, especially on face and arms with lesions distributed on sun-exposed areas of the skin
pallor unnatural paleness or absence of color in the skin
pediculosis infestation with lice
petechia minute, pinpoint hemorrhage under the skin
pruritus intense itching
psoriasis chronic skin disease
purpura any of several bleeding disorders characterized by hemorrhage into the tissues
scabies contagious skin disease transmitted by the itch mite
tinea any fungal skin disease whose name commonly indicated the body part affected; also called ringworm
urticaria allergic reaction of the skin
vitiligo localized loss of skin pigmentation
verruca epidermal growth caused by a virus (warts)
debridement removal of foreign material and dead or damaged tissue
cryosurgery use of subfreezing temperature to destroy or eliminate abnormal tissue cells
anesthetics block the sensation of pain by numbing the skin layers and mucous membranes
antifungals effective treatment for fungus
antihistamines inhibit inflammation, redness, and itching caused by allergic skin reaction
antiseptics topically applied agents that inhibit the growth of bacteria, preventing infection
corticosteriod decrease inflammation and itching
keratolytics destroy and soften the outer layer of skin so that it is sloughed off or shed
parasiticides kill insect parasites, such as mites and lice
protectives cover, cool, dry, or soothe inflamed skin; do not penetrate skin or soften it
BCC basal cell carcinoma
cm centimeter
decub decubitus (ulcer); bedsore
derm dermatology
FS frozen section
ID intradermal
I & D Incision and drainage
IMP impression (synonymous with diagnosis)
Sub Q, sub Q subcutaneous (injection)
ung ointment
Created by: tnschess