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CVTECH Basic Anatomy Link 3

Once the scab falls off, a small scar remains in the skin that is formed by this collagen fibers
This lubricates skin and hair sebum
When babies are in the uterus, they are covered with this cream-cheese like substance that protects their skin from the amniotic fluid. vernix caseosa
This is the natural process of cells being lost from the epidermis and replaced by the cells below exfoliation
Irregular patches of melanin freckles
Cells in the deepest layer of the epidermis that produce the pigment that colors and protects the skin Melanocytes
anatomical name for sweat glands sudoriferous
These glands produce earwax ceruminous
Redness of the skin Flushing
the function of the arrector pili muscle in humans cause goose bumps
seals the space between the nail plate and the skin cuticle
the crescent shaped light area that lies over the growing region of the nail lunula
A crack in the skin Fissure
A blister or small sac of fluid Vesicle
A sore with death of tissue Ulcer
A scar cicatrix
Excess production of collagen during formation of scar keloids
This burn involves epidermis and portions of the dermis; tissue is blistered, broken, and weeping Deep partial-thickness
A scratch into the skin Excoriation
A birthmark or mole nevus
An acute, contagious disease caused by staph or strep that causes blisterlike lesions filled with pus impetigo
Created by: cvtech