Busy. Please wait.

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

Username is available taken
show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Didn't know it?
click below
Knew it?
click below
Don't know
Remaining cards (0)
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

A & P 2

chapter 26, Integumentary system, EXAM REVIEW

What are the five functions of the integumentary system? Protection, perception, temp control, absorption, excretion
What are the 3 layers of skin? Epidermis, dermis, subcutaneous
what is responsible for color? pigments
What is cellulitis? acute diffuse or spreading inflammation of the skin and subcutaneous tissue
What are carbuncles? begins as a nodule, then enlarges to involve several adjacent hair follicles
What are the symptoms of carbuncles? extreme pain, usually associated with fever and general malaise
What is the treatment of carbuncles? with systemic antibiotics, in addition to localized heat applications and drainage
What percentage of skin makes up our body weight? 15%
What is the medical term for shingles? Herpes Zoster
This layer of skin is not actually part of the skin and consists of ______tissue and _____ tissue? adipose, connective (subcutaneous)
What is the name for a slow growing destructive tumor? Basal cell carcinoma
This type of infection forms a pustule on the hair follicle folliculitis
this type of disorder is seen among women and children where they have excessive body hair in an adult male type pattern Hirsutism
This type of wrinkle treatment scrapes the top layer of skin Dermabrasion
This is a lice infestation in the pubic area, commonly called crabs pediculosis pubis
What is the medical term for warts? Verrucae
Rosacea is a skin condition that affects what part of the body? face, nose, ears, cheeks
When disposing of a tick after removing it, what is the recommended method to do this?
Dermatitis inflamed skin
This type of condition is a chronic inflammatory condition with no cure and alternation period of remission or increased severity? psoriasias
This type of scar has excess dense tissue as it heals? Keloid
What is the function of the subcutaneous layer? filled with fat globules, blood vessels and nerves. absorbs materials
This is the white portion of the nail leouna
Where are the most numerous sudoriferous glands? hands, palms, toes
what is sebum? oil from the sebaceous gland
this is a lie condition primarily found in children and is transmitted through the use of hats, combs, clothing and brushes pediculosis
This type of cancer grows from the pigment producing melanocytes melanoma
What is a squamous cell carcinoma? invasive tumor with metastatic potential
Where are ceruminous glands located In the external auditory (earwax)
What is an asymmetrical melanoma look like? light brown and colors on sides do not match
Pt.'s that have herpes simplex 1 are known to have lesions where? Mouth, nose
Pt.'s who have herpes simplex 2 are known to have lesions where? Genitals
Created by: bpstears



Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards