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Chapter 5 D

epi upon,over
intra within
per throughout
sub under
cyte cell
ia condition
malacia soft
opsy to observe
plasia formation,growth
plasty surgical repair
aden/o gland
bi/o living
cutane/o skin
cyt/o cell
dermat/o skin
dermat/o skin
hidr/o sweat
hist/o tissue
melan/o black
myc/o fungus
onych/o nail
tome cutting instrument
epithelial cells line vessels,cavities glands
squamous cells scale like cellsa malignancy of the squamous or scale like cells of the epithelial tissue and is much faster growing than basal cell carcinoma
epidermis outermost layer of skin dermis-layer of skin beneath epidermis-corium subcutaneous fatty tissue layer of tissue located beneath the dermis
subcutaneous fatty tissue layer of tissue located beneath the dermis
1st degree burn-superficial redness and swelling of epidermis,painful,heal heal with peeling in about 3-6 days and no scar-example-sunburn
2nd degree burn partial thickness-blistering pink to red color and some swelling,epidermis and upper layer of dermis,very sensitive and painful,usually heal in 2 weeks with no scar-ex- contact with boiling water
3rd degree burn full thickness burn-cause tissue damage,massive necrosis of epidermis and entire dermis and may include part of subcutaneous tissue or muscle, colors may be brown,black,tan,white,deep cherry red, pain depending on severity cound be no pain, take a long ti
4th degree burn most serious burn
Acne common inflammatory disorder seen on face, chest,back,neck and appears as papules,postules,comedos
actinic keratosis premalignamt,gray or red to bron hardened lesion aused by excessive exposure to sunlight could also be called solar keratosis
basal cell carcinoma a malignant epithelial cell tumor that begins as a slightly elevated nodule, with a depression or ulceration in the center that becomes more obvious as the tumor grows,depression enlarges and the tissue breaks down,crusts,and bleeds-usually between hairli
decubitus ulcer pressure ulcer-inflammation,sore,ulcer over bony prominence of body resulting from loss of blood supplyan oxygen to the area due to proloned pressure on the body part
edema swelling
erythema fifth disease
gangrene death of tissue most often involving the extremities due to loss of blood supply bacteria and decay of enzymes especially protein can be dry(diabetes) seen in extremity that is dry ,cold shriveled or moist(after injury)
petechia small pinpoint hemorrhages of the skin
pruritus itching
squamous cell carcinoma malignancy of the squamous or scale like cells of the epithelial tissue and is much faster growing than basal cell carcinoma-seen on top of nose,forehead,margin of external ear, back of hands, and lower lip-begins as firm flesh colored or red papulesometi
allergy tests various procedures used to identify specific allergens in an individual by exposing the person to a very small quantity of the allergens
cytology study of cells
histology study of tissues
Biopsy removal of small piece of tissue from skin 4 types
debridement removal of debris, foreign objects, and damaged or necrotic tissue from a wound
incision and drainage pus drained from abscess using needle
angioplasty surgical reconstruction of an artery
actinic keratosis gray or red to brown hardened lesion caused by excessive exposure to sunlight
pilonidal cyst sometimes noted as dimple in lower part of back
pediculosis capitis highly contagious parasitic infestation of head lice
partial thickness 2nd degree burn
pachyderma abnormal thickening of the skin
contusion injury to part of the body without break in skin
stratified layered
laceration tear in the skin
skin cutaneous membrane
onychophagia habit of biting nails
cicatrix scar
Created by: drw5