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Chapter 16- A & P

Adip/o Fat
Albin/o White
Caus/o Burn, Burning
Cauter/o Heat, Burn
Cutane/o Skin
Derm/o Dermat/o Skin
Diaphor/o Profuse sweating
Erythem/o Erythemat/o Redness
Hidr/o Sweat
Ichthy/o Dry, Scaly, Fish-like
Kerat/o Hard
Leuk/o White
Lip/o Fat
Melan/o Black
Myc/o Fungus
Onych/o Nail
Phyt/o Plant
Pil/o Hair, Hair follicle
Py/o Pus
Rhytid/o Wrinkle
Seb/o Sebum
Squam/o Scale-like
Steat/o Fat
Trich/o Hair
Ungu/o Nail
Xanth/o Yellow
Xer/o Dry
Bx Biopsy
PPD Purified Protien Derivative Used in skin test for Tuberculosis
SLE Systemic Lupus Erthematosus
SC Subcutaneous
Integumentary Skin and its accessory structures
Sebaceous Glands Produce Sebum Covers body except soles of feet and palms of hands and lips
Sebum Oily secretion Lubricates surface of skin
Sweat Glands Produces sweat Covers body especially soles of feet and palms of hands
Sweat Watery secretion Cools body as it evaporates
Pore Tiny opening on surface of skin
Receptors Nerve fibers under skin for sensation
Name the four receptors Pain, Temperature, Pressure, Touch
Epidermis Thin, cellular membrane layer COntains keratin
Dermis Dense, fibrous, connective tissue layer Contains collagen
Subcutaneous Thick, fat-containing tissue layer
Basal Layer Deepest layer of epidermis
Stratum Corneum Most superficial layer of epidermis
Keratin Hard protein material
Melanocytes Produces melanin Skin tone depends on howmuch is produced or distributed Disease can affect skin color
Melanin Brown-black pigment Gives skin color
Jaundice Yellow color caused by excess billirubin
Malfunctioning adrenal gland Causes excessive melanin that appears bronze
Bruising Circulatory problem
Cyanosis Blue color from drop in oxygen
Hair Fiber Composed of a tightly fused meshwork of cells filled with keratin
Keratin Hard protein
Hair Follicle sacs within which each hair fiber grows
Nails Hard keratin plates covering dorsal surface of last bone of each toe and finger
Created by: Lacey.Cutler