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Flash Cards 03

Integumentary System

TermDefinition
adiplo fat
lip/o fat
steat/o fat
cutane/o skin
derm/o skin
dermat/o skin
pil/o hair
trich/o hair
hidr/o sweat
onych/o nail
ungu/o nail
squam/o scale
seb/o oil
sebace/o oil
ichthyo- scaly
kerato- horny tissue
pachyo- thick
xero- dry
rhytido- wrinkle
leuko- white
erythro- red
xantho- white
melano- black
keratoderma hard skin
onychocryptosis hidden nail
rhytidoplasty surgical repair of wrinkles
xeroderma dry skin
pachyderma thick skin
albinism lack of skin pigment
melanoma black-colored tumor
leukotrichia white hair
erythroderma redness of skin
xanthopsia unable to see the color yellow
xanthoderma yellow skin
rhytidermia wrinkled skin
onychophagia habit of biting the nails destructively
hypomelanosis patches of light-colored skin
vesicles <1 cm and filled with clear fluid
bulla >1 cm and filled with clear fluid
pustules filled with pus
abscesses large pustules
Macules small flat spots
Patches large macules
Cherry angioma raised blood vessel
Telangiectasia flat
Petechiae small bruise
Ecchymosis large bruise
Excisional Skin Biopsy whole lesion or mass is removed and tested
Shave Skin Biopsy razor to scrape surface of skin
Punch Skin Biopsy circular tool used to remove a small section of the skin including deep layers
Adipocele hernia only containing fat within the hernial sac
Dermatofibroma non-cancerous bump, growths within the skin
Erthrocyanosis exposure to cold causing swelling of limbs and irregular red-blue patches on skin
Keratogenic proliferation of epidermal tissues
Decubitus Ulcer open wound on skin
Eczema itchy inflammation of the skin
Limpetigo highly contagious skin infection that causes red sores on face
Dermatoconosis irritation of the skin caused by dust
Moh's micrographic surgery removal of all cancerous cells for the highest cure rate
Electrocauterization surgical procedure using electricity to heat tissue to prevent/stop bleeding after injury/during surgery
Electrodessication electric current is used to remove specific skin lesions
ABCDE asymmetry, border, color, diameter, evolving
AK actinic keratosis
BCC basal cell carcinoma
Bx biopsy
C&S culture & sensitivity
decub decubitus ulcer
derm dermatology
EAHF eczema, asthma, hay fever
FS frozen section
ID intradermal
SC subutaneous
SCC squamous cell carcinoma
SQ subcutaneous
subcut subcutaneous
TD transdermal
XP xeroderma pigmentosa
Created by: laylaa
 

 



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