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68C Medterm Ph.1 T.3

Medical Terminology Test 3 Integumentary System

QuestionAnswer
Apocrine gland type of gland whose secretions contain parts of secretory cells
Arrector pili muscle smooth muscle in skin associated with a hair follicle
Basement membrane layer of extracellular matrix that anchors epithelial tissue to underlying connective tissue
Collagen protein in connective tissue and in bone matrix
Cutaneous pertaining to the skin
Dermis thick layer of the skin beneath the epidermis
Eccrine sweat gland that maintains body temperature
Epidermis outer stratified squamous epithelial layer of the skin
Hair follicle tubelike depression in the skin in which a hair develops
Integumentary system the skin and accessory organs
Keratin protein in epidermis, hair and nails
Keratinization process by which cells form fibrils of keratin protein and harden
Melanin dark pigment normally found in skin and hair
Melanocytes melanin-producing cell
Sebaceous gland skin gland that secretes sebum
Subcutaneous beneath the skin
Sweat (sudoriferous) gland exocrine gland in skin that secretes a mixture of water, salt, urea and other bodily wastes
Bedpan device for receiving feces and urine from either male or female patients confined to bed
Canthus corner of the eye
Cerumen ear wax
Chux waterproof pads
Circumorbital circular area around the eye
Dentures artificial teeth
Diaphoresis sweating
Erythema redness
Hygiene science of health; care of the skin,hair,hands,feet,eyes,ears,nose,mouth,back and perineum
Medical Asepsis clean technique
Microorganism tiny plants and animals seen through the microscope
Oral hygiene care of oral cavity that helps maintain a healthy state of the mouth,teeth,gums and lips
Pathogenic disease-producing MO's
Perineal care care of the genitals
Prone lying down
Range of motion (ROM) normal movment that any joint is capable of making
Sim's Position side lying
Supine lying face up
Syncope fainting
Urinal device for collecting urine
Vertigo dizziness
Created by: ajwildasin30