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Dermatology Vocab

Chapter 21 of Textbook 10/26/2019

QuestionAnswer
Appendage Anything attached to a larger or major body part
Cauterization Destruction of tissue with a caustic, electric current, hot iron, or by freezing
Collagen Fibrous connective tissue
Cryosurgery Freezing lesions with nitrous oxide
Dermatitis Skin inflammation
Dermatologist Physician who specializes in the treatment of skin diseases and conditions
Dermatology Study and treatment of integumentary system diseases and conditions
Dermatophytoses Superficial fungal infections of the skin and its appendages
Integumentary system The skin and its supporting structures (nails, hair, and sebaceous and sweat gland)
Keratin Tough protein substance found in hair, nails and horny tissue
Lesion Tissue abnormality that may be hard or soft, small or large, flat or raised, crusted or filled with fluid or push and when associated with skin, on or within the skin tissue
Melanin Pigment (color) in the skin and hair
Melanocytes Cells that produce melanin
Neuralgia Sharp, stabbing, or burning pain that occurs along the course of a nerve
Sebaceous glands Small glands in the dermis that secrete sebum, usually through ducts that empty into the hair follicles
AK Actinic Keratosis
BCC Basal Cell Carcinoma
SCC Squamous cell carcinoma
UV Ultraviolet
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