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integumentary vocab

integumentary vocabulary

layer only found in palms or soles stratum lucidum
inflammation/infection of the dermis/subcutaneous tissue caused by bacteria which enter thru hair follicles boils
branch of science dealing w/the skin, its structures,functions and diseases dermatology
decrease the amt of heat lost from the skin sebaceous glands
a blister vesicle
wax-like soft brown secretion found in the external canal of the ear cerumen
an elevation filled w/pus pustule
a fatty oil secretion of the sebaceous glands of the skin sebum
top layer where dead cells converted into keratin continually flake off stratum corneum
the visible part of the hair hair shaft
something that covers/encloses as an enveloping layer such as skin/membrane integument
pressure sores on the body which are frequently found on the sacrum,elbows and heels decubitus ulcers
layers where cells dies and granules are present in the cytoplasm stratum granulosum
a small node which is solid and irregular in form nodule
an extremely tough protein substance in hair,nails & horny tissue keratin
a growth extending into the lumen of a mucous membrane or appearing on the skin polyp
sudden appearance of raised patches which are usually redder than the surrounding skin, severe itching, caused by allergies, infection or stress hives
the space w/in a tube,artery,vein or intestine lumen
sac which contains any fluid-like substance besides pus cyst
the dark brown/black pigment that gives color to hair/skin melanin
bottom layer where columnar shaped cells undergo mitosis continually to make new cells/push old ones upward germinativum
relating to the sense of touch tactile
infection/inflammation of subaceous glands acne
layer of irregularly shaped cells stratum spinosum
the outer,nonsensitive,nonvascular layer of skin epidermis
Created by: clmcnees