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Skin terminology

unit 3 terms

Pruritus Itching
Skin redness Erythema
Hypersensitivity reaction in animals involving pruritis with secondary dermatitis is called (allergic dermatitis) atopy
Hair loss resulting in hairless patches or complete lack of hair is alopecia
Occupation and dwelling of parasites on the external skin surfaces is called infestation
A skin disease containing pus is pyoderma
Producing or containing pus is referred to as purulent
Removal of tissue and foreign material to aid healing is debridement
Putrefaction is foul-smelling decay
Large tactile hair is vibrissa
Polled Hornless
Cicatrix Scar
Furnuncle Boil
Urticaria Hive
abrasion Scrape
acute moist dermatitis Hot spot
Lipoma Fatty tumore
Sscale Flake
Pallor redness
sebum oil
verrucae warts
fissure crack
vesicle blistar
Created by: ctwngrl08



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