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Chapter5 Skin System

first line of defense against the invasion of pathogens. Also called integument. Main organ. Skin
Covers and protects the body. Makes Vit. D Skin
Has accesory organs (skin, hair,nails and glands). Integumentary System
Generic term for an agent (usually a hormone.. etc). Androgen
very small duct. Ductule
state of equilibrium of the internal environment of body.. Homeostasis
forming a complex substance... synthesize
outerlayer of skin Epidermis
sublayers of epidermis are: strata, stratum corneum, basal layer
second layer of skin. also called corium. Dermis
the three glands: Oil glands, sweat glands, adipose tissue(fat)
medical word of skin: derm/o, derm/a
sebum, sebaceous: seb/o
Hair pil/o, trich/o
Sweat: sudor/o, hidr/o
red eryhtr/o, erythem/o, erythemat/o
fungus myc/o
Fat adip/o, lip/o, streat/o
nerve neur/o
Anteriole anteriol/o
dry, scaly ichthy/o
horny tissues;hardo;cornea kerat/o
dry xer/o
hardening; sclera(white of eye) scler/o
nail onych/o, ungu/o
scale squam/o
foreign, strange xen/o
treatment therapy
transplantation -graft
cold cry/o
pus py/o
-plasty surgical repair
gland aden
-esis condition
-malacia softening
nest nid
discharge, flow -rrhea
-ous, -ic, -al pertaining to
abnormal condition without sweat an/hidr/osis
treatment with cold cry/o/therapy
resembling skin derm/oid
pertaining to under the skin sub/cutane/ous
condition of sweat sudor/esis, sudor/iasis
softening of nail onych/o/malacia
white cell Leuk/o/cyte
skin that is dry xer/o/derma
transplantation of same(species) homo/graft, allo/graft
tumor of cancer carcin/oma
skin with pus py/o/derma
discharge;flow of sebum seb/o/rrhea
abnormal condition of dry or scaly ichthy/osis
pertaining to heat therm/al
most common type of skin cancer. slow growing. pearly white or waxy bump Basal Cell Carcinoma
infection in skin but it won’t drain. Full of pus. Abscess
two types of Abscess Furuncle(boil) and Carbuncle
chronic, noninfectious, inflammatory skin disease. Psoriasis
common disease of oil glands(sebaceous). cause by hormonal change. Acne Vulgaris
contagious skin disease. transmitted by direct skin-to-skin contact. Scabies
superfacial skin infection.marked by a fluid-filled blister Impetigo
baldness, loss of hair. Alopecia
when remove dead tissue/ necrotized. Debridement
sweating a lot. sweats excessively Diaphoresis
excessive growth of hair in unusual places. Hirsutism
removal of thin layers of skin cancer Mohs Surgery
pertaining to under the skin hypo/derm/ic
surgical repair of the skin dermat/o/plasty
cell compose of fat lip/o/cyte
disease of the hair tric/o/pathy
abnormal condition of horny tissues kerat/osis
tumor consisting of fat adip/oma, lip/oma
hernia containing fat adip/o/cele, lip/o/cele
abnormal condition of a skin fungus dermat/o/myc/osis
tumor of the nails onych/oma
infestation with lice pediculosis
skin depigmentation characterized by milk-white patches Vitiligo
fungal skin infection, also called ringworm tinea
intense itching pruritus
epidermal growth caused by a virus. also known as wart. Verruca
redness of skin erythema
skin cutane/o, derm/o, dermat/o
produce sweat Sudoriferous
cell travel to remote regions of the body. metastasis
hard portein found in epidermis keratin
term for bedsores pressure ulcers
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