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SKIN DEEP

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WHAT MAKES UP THE INTEGUMENTARY SYSTEM? SKIN AND GLANDS, HAIR, FUR, WOOL, FEATHERS, SCALES, CLAWS, BEAKS, HORNS, HOOVES, AND NAILS
WHAT ROLE DOES SKIN PLAY IN PROTECTING THE BODY? PREVENTS FLUID LOSS, THERMOREGULATION, VITAMIN D SYNTHESIS, LUBRICATION OF SKIN, WATERPROOF
WHAT ARE THE COMBINING FORMS FOR SKIN? CUTANE/O, DERM/O, DERMAT/O
WHAT DOES DERMATOLOGY MEAN? STUDY OF SKIN
ARRANGE THE LAYERS OF SKIN IN ORDER EPIDERMIS, DERMIS, SUBCUTANEOUS
WHICH LAYER OF SKIN LACKS BLOOD VESSELS? EPIDERMIS
WHAT IS THE NAME OF THE PROTEIN THAT PROVIDES SKIN WITH ITS WATERPROOFING CHARACTERISTICS? KERATIN
WHAT PROTECTS THE SKIN FROM THE SUN? MELANIN
WHAT ANATOMICAL PARTS ARE LOCATED IN THE DERMIS? BLOOD, LYMPH VESSELS, NERVE FIBERS, AND THE ACCESSORY ORGANS OF THE SKIN LIKE SWEAT GLANDS, ECT.
WHAT CHEMICAL IS RELEASED WHEN AN ANIMAL IS EXPOSED TO AN ALLERGEN? HISTAMINE
THE SQ LAYER IS COMPOSED MOSTLY OF WHAT? FAT, LIPID, ADIPOCYTES-FAT CELLS THAT PRODUCE LIPID
WHAT IS THE OILY SUBSTANCE CALLED THAT LUBRICATES THE SKIN? SEBUM-FROM THE SEBACEOUS GLAND
WHAT KIND OF GLAND IS FOUND IN THE ANAL SACS? SEBACEOUS
WHAT IS ANOTHER NAME FOR SWEAT GLAND? SUDORIFEROUS
WHAT IS THE MEDICAL TERM FOR SWEATING? HIDROSIS—HIDR/O MEANS SWEAT
WHAT TYPE OF GLAND IS LOCATED IN THE EAR CANAL? CERUMINOUS
WHAT DOES THE CERUMINOUS GLAND SECRETE? CERUMEN
WHAT IS ANOTHER WORD FOR CERUMEN? EARWAX
WHAT IS THE NAME OF THE MUSCLE THAT CAUSES THE HAIR TO STAND UP WHEN THE ANIMAL IS SCARED? ARRECTOR PILI
WHAT DO YOU CALL “RAISING THE HACKLES”? PILOERECTION
THE DISTAL PHALANX IS COVERED BY WHAT? NAILS, CLAWS, AND HOOVES
WHAT DOES THE SUFFIX –GRADE MEAN? TO GO
WHAT IS THE CONNECTIVE TISSUE IN THE DERMIS THAT HAS A LOT OF BLOOD VESSELS AND NERVE ENDINGS CALLED? QUICK
WHAT DOES QUICKING MEAN? TO CUT INTO THE QUICK
. IF THE DOCTOR PERFORMS AN ONYCHECTOMY, WHAT HAS HE DONE? CUT THE DIGIT OFF
WHAT IS THE TERM USED FOR HOOVED ANIMALS? WHY? UNGULATES-UNGUL/O MEANS HOOF
WHAT IS THE PURPOSE OF THE FROG AND THE BULBS OF THE HEEL ON A HORSE? CUSHIONING AND SHOCK ABSORPTION
WHAT IS THE MEDICAL TERM USED TO DESCRIBE THE DERMIS OF THE HOOF AND CORRESPONDS WITH QUICK IN DOGS AND CATS? CORIUM
WHAT APPENDAGES ARE CONSIDERED VESTIGIAL IN THE DOG? DEWCLAWS
WHAT APPENDAGES ARE CONSIDERED RUDIMENTARY ON THE HORSE? ERGOT-CORRESPOND TO METACARPAL AND METATARSAL PADS IN THE DOG, CHESTNUT-CORRESPOND TO CARPAL PADS IN THE DOG
WHERE ARE CHESTNUTS LOCATED ON A HORSE? MEDIAL SURFACE OF THE LEG
WHERE ARE ERGOTS LOCATED ON A HORSE? TUFT OF HAIR ON THE FETLOCK JOINT
IF THE DVM WANTED TO CUT INTO THE LARGE LUMP ON THE DOG’S HOCK AND TAKE OUT A PIECE OF IT TO SEND TO THE HISTOPATHOLOGY LAB WHAT WOULD BE THE CORRECT MEDICAL TERM TO DESCRIBE THIS ON THE PATIENT’S RECORD? INCISIONAL BIOPSY
. IF THE DVM SUSPECTED THAT THE DOG HAD SARCOPTIC MANGE, WHAT PROCEDURE WOULD HE PERFORM TO HELP DIAGNOSE IT? SKIN SCRAPE
AN ABSCESS IS A COLLECTION OF WHAT? PUS
A HOT SPOT IS ALSO CALLED WHAT? ACUTE MOIST DERMATITIS
A RAT COMES INTO THE OFFICE AND YOU DO A PHYSICAL EXAM AND NOTICE HAIRLOSS ALL ALONG THE SIDE OF THE THORAX; HOW WOULD YOU DESCRIBE IT IN THE MEDICAL RECORD? ALOPECIA ON THE LATERAL SIDES OF THE THORAX
IF A DOG COMES IN TO THE HOSPITAL AND HAS LARGE PURPLISH AREAS ON IT’S ABDOMEN THAT ARE CAUSED BY BLEEDING UNDER THE SKIN, WHAT IS THE MEDICAL TERM TO DESCRIBE THIS? ECCHYMOSIS-BRUISE
. IF A CAT PRESENTS WITH ULCERS ON THE LIPS AND IN THE ORAL CAVITY, WHAT COULD BE THE PROBLEM? RODENT ULCERS, AKA EOSINOPHILIC ULCER-AUTOIMMUNE LESIONS
IF THE HOTSPOT IS REDDENED, WHAT IS THE MEDICAL TERM FOR IT? ERYTHEMIC, ERYTHEMA, ERYTHEMATOUS
IF THE CAT PRESENTED WITH EXCORIATION OF THE TAIL, WHAT IS THE CAT DOING TO THE TAIL? SELF-TRAUMA
OH NO! MY CAT HAS A FISTULA! WHAT IS THAT? an abnormal connection that forms between two tissues, organs, or vessels that normally do not connect. Oronasal fistula
WHERE ARE LESIONS USUALLY LOCATED ON A CAT THAT HAS FELINE MILIARY DERMATITIS? DORSUM AND NECK
. IF THE PAW OF A CAT HAS NECROTIC TISSUE ON IT WHAT COULD BE THE NEXT PROCESS THAT COULD START HAPPENING IF THE PAW IS NOT MEDICATED? GANGRENE
IF THE GERMAN SHEPARD IS COVERED IN FLEAS WOULD YOU SAY THAT HE IS INFECTED WITH FLEAS OR INFESTED? INFESTED
. LICE, MAGGOTS, FLEAS, TICKS, CHIGGERS AND MANGE MITES ARE ALL CONSIDERED WHAT TYPE OF PARASITE? ECTOPARASITE
WHAT ARE THE TWO TYPES OF MANGE MITES THAT A DOG CAN CONTRACT? DEMODECTIC AND SARCOPTIC
. WHAT IS THE CONDITION CALLEDWHEN AN ANIMAL IS INFESTED WITH TICKS? ACARIASIS
WHAT IS THE CONDITION CALLED WHEN AN ANIMAL IS INFESTED WITH MAGGOTS? MYIASIS
WHAT IS THE CONDITION CALLED WHEN AN ANIMAL IS INFESTED WITH LICE? PEDICULOSIS
WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A LACERATION AND A DEBRIDEMENT? LACERATION IS A CUT IN THE SKIN AND DEBRIDEMENT IS CUTTING AWAY OF NECROTIC TISSUE OR DEBRIS TO HELP WITH THE HEALING PROCESS.
WHAT IS THE MEDICAL TERM FOR FATTY TUMOR? LIPOMA
. WHAT IS IT CALLED WHEN AN ANIMAL PRODUCES TOO MUCH SEBUM? SEBORRHEA
YOU ARE DOING A PHYSICAL EXAM ON A 6 YEAR OLD ROTTWEILER AND YOU OBSERVE SMALL, PINPOINT HEMORRHAGES ON THE ABDOMEN AND ON THE PINNA OF THE EARS. WHAT MEDICAL TERM WOULD YOU CALL THIS WHEN YOU ARE DOCUMENTING THIS IN THE RECORD? PETECHIAE
WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN PETECHIAE AND ECCHYMOSIS? PETECHIAE IS SMALL PINPOINT HEMORRHAGES, ECCHYMOSIS IS LARGER AREAS OF HEMORRHAGES UNDER THE SKIN, IE A BRUISE
YOU ANSWER THE PHONE AT THE HOSPITAL AND THE OWNER IS VERY FRUSTRATED BECAUSE HER DOG HAS PRURITIS AND SHE WANTS TO KNOW WHAT SHE CAN DO ABOUT IT. WHAT IS SHE TALKING ABOUT? ITCHING
YOUR DOG JUST GOT BITTEN BY A YELLOW JACKET AND HE SUDDENLY HAS LARGE LUMPS ON HIS BODY THAT ITCH REAL BAD. WHAT IS THIS CALLED? URTICARIA
Created by: Katb81