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YTI- Med Term- Integumentary System

The sweat gland is called ____________ Sudoriferous gland
The oil gland is called_______________ Sebaceous gland
Baldness is also called_______________ Alopecia
Ichthy/o dry,scaly
sudor/o sweat
derm/o skin
steat/o fat
squam/o scale
trich/o hair
ungu/o nail
myc/o fungus
melan/o black
adip/o fat
cutane/o skin
hidr/o sweat
kerat/o horny tissue; hard; cornea
onych/o nail
scler/o hardening; sclera
lip/o fat
dermat/o skin
pil/o hair
seb/o sebum, sebaceous
xer/o dry
xen/o foreign, strange
-therapy treatment
-derma skin
-cyte cell
-logist specialist in the study of
-logy study of
hyper- excessive, above normal
sub- under, below
homo- same, alike
epi- above, upon
dia- through, across
an- without, not
2 different kinds of lesions are ____ & ______ primary and secondary
______are tissue injuries caused by contact with thermal, chemical,electrical, or radioactive agents burns
The most common type of skin cancer is ______ basal cell carcinoma
Keratinizing epidermal cells is called ________ squamous cell carcinoma
The worst skin cancer that spreads to the liver,lungs and brain is called____________ malignant melanoma
_____is a walled cavity containing pus. abscess
A bunch of furuncles is called__________ carbuncle
Acute infection of the skin and subcutaneous tissue is called________________ cellulitis
Another name for a bruise ecchymosis
Redness of the skin caused by swelling of the capillaries erythema
Damaged tissue following a severe burn eschar
Paleness or absence of color in the skin pallor
Minute, pinpoint hemorrhage under the skin petechia
Inflammatory skin disease with pustules that become crusted and rupture impetigo
Loss of skin pigmentationcharacterized by milk-white patches vitiligo
Planter warts and venereal warts are also called_______________________ verruca
Removal of acne scars, tattoos or fine wrinkles through the use of sandpaper, wire brushes or other abrasive material dermabrasion
Use of subfreezing temperature to destroy or eliminate abnormal tissue cells cryosurgery
Removal of dead tissue in a wound to promote healing and prevent infection debridement
Tissue destruction by high-frequency electric sparks fulguration or electrodesiccation
Medication that inhibits inflammation, redness and itching and the release of histamine antihistamines
Medication that decreases inflammation and itching by suppressing the immune systems response to tissue damage corticosteroid anti-inflammatories
Bx, bx biopsy
BCC basal cell carcinoma
cm centimeter
decub decubitus; bedsore
derm dermatology
FS frozen section
ID intradermal
I&D incision and drainage
IMP impression
Sub Q subcutaneous
ung ointment
_________ means to the whole body,somatic systemic
Created by: TDommel