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integumentary system

A&P 2 ch 5

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outer layer of the skin that contains no blood vessels or nerve endings epidermis
this layer of the epidermis produces new cells and melanocytes basal layer(stratum basale)
this is the outermost layer of the epidermis where dead skin cells are shed and replaced stratum corneum
inner thicker layer of skin, lies just beneath the epidermis dermis
the dermis contains capillaries, nerve endings, lymphatic channels, hair follicles, sweat glands, sebaceous glands
dead skin cells that fill with hard water repellent protein and waterproofs the body is known as keratin
linear tears in the dermis are known as stretch marks or striae
lies just beneath the dermis and is composed of loose connective tissue and adipose tissue subcutaneous
the soft downy hair that covers a fetus lanugo
hair gets it color from melanocytes
scraping away of the skin abrasion
localized collection of pus abscess
deficiency of pigment in the eyes, hair and skin albino
partial or complete loss of hair alopecia
medical name for a blackhead or whitehead comedo
a diffuse acute infection of the skin and subcutaneous tissue cellulitis
treatment to remove skin lesions that involves freezing cryosurgery
fold of skin that covers the root of a nail cuticle
a closed sac that contains fluid; semi fluid; or solid material cyst
inflammation of the skin dermatitis
a bruise is also known as an ecchymosis
redness of the skin due to capillary dilatation erythema
an abnormal passageway between two tubular organs fistula
death of tissue as the result of ischemia gangrene
a benign tumor consisting of a mass of blood vessels hemangioma
collection of fluid located in the area of the scrotal sac hydrocele
fungal infection of the nails onychomycosis
infestation with lice pediculosis
small pinpoint hemorrhages of the skin petechia
small, solid elevation on the skin papule
small, stalk like growth protruding from a mucous membrane polyp
small thin walled skin lesion containing clear fluid; blister vesicle
skin disorder characterized by nonpigmented white patches on the skin vitiligo
large blister bulla
superficial burn, involving the epidermis first degree
partial thickness burn; involving the epidermis and dermis second degree
full thickness burn extending through the subcutaneous layer of skin third degree
thickening of the epidermis at sites of friction or pressure callus
most common malignant tumor of the epethial tissue basal cell carcinoma
faster growing skin cancer that has great potential for metastasis squamous cell carcinoma
inflammatory skin condition characterized by erythema, papules, vesicles, pustules, scales, crusts and scabs eczema
ring worm of the body tinea corporis
ringworm of the groin, jock itch tinea cruris
ringworm of the feet, athletes foot tinea pedis
aspiration of fat through a cannula liposuction
tissue placed on a recipient site from a donor site skin graft
removal of damaged or necrotic tissue to promote healing debridement
seen in infants as yellow crusty scales on the scalp seborrheic dermatitis
acute viral infection that presents as painful vesicular eruption that follow nerve pathways herpes zoster; shingles
Created by: clarevoyant1019