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Lang of Med. Ch 16

Language of Medicine, Chapter 16 - Cancer Medicine

Paronychia infection of nail bed
pilosebaceous pretaining to hair and sebaceous gland
wheal smooth slightly elevated, swollen area, hive
verruca wart
callus increased growth of an epidermis due to pressure
a type of epithelial cell in the epidermis is an squamous cell
Xer/o means: Dry
Profuse sweating: Diaphoresis
Fungal infection: Trichomycosis
A Wheal is a: Hive
Moles that can develop into malignant melanoma: Dysplastic Nevi
Chronic recurrent dermatosis with silver gray scales covering in red patches in skin: Psoriasis
A dermatomycosis: Tinea
Connective tissue in the skin hardens: Scleroderma
Red, round wheals (hives): Urticaria
Inflammatory skin disease: Eczema
Correct Spelling: Xanthoma
Correct Spelling: Dermatophytosis
Correct Spelling: Callus
Correct Spelling: Tinea
Causalgia Intensely unpleasant burning sensation in skin
Alopecia Baldness
Seborrheic Dermatitis Inflammation of skin with yellow or brown-gray greasy scales (dandruff)
Paronychia Inflammation and swelling of the soft tissue around the nail
Xeroderma Dry Skin
Gangerene Necrosis of skin tissue resulting rom ischemia
Impetigo Contagious, infectious pyoderma
Psoriasis Chronic, recurrent dermatosis marked by silver gray scales covering red patches on the skin
Malignant Melanoma Cancerous tumor composed of melanocytes
Eczema Chronic or acute inflammatory skin disease with erythematous, pustular, or papular lesions
Dermis The middle layer of the skin
Tinea Fungal infection of the skin
Epithelium Layer of skin cells forming the outer and inner surfaces of the body
Albino Person with skin deficient in pigment (melanin)
Cuticle Band of epidermis at the base and sides of the nail plate
Fungal infection of hands and feet dermatoMYCOSIS
Abnormal condition of lack of sweat anHIDROSIS
Loosening of the epidermis epidermoLYSIS
Abnormal condition of nail fungus onychoMYCOSIS
Blackhead COMEDO
Small, pinpoint hemorrhages Petechia or Petechiae
White patches on mucous membrane of tongue or cheek leukoPLAKIA
Characterized by a rash exANTHEMATOUS
Colored pigmentation of the skin (mole) nEVUS
Loosening of the epidermis epidermoLYSIS
Fungal infection of the skin TINEa
caus/o burn, burning
cutane/o skin
onych/o nail
black melan/o
dry xer/o
-ous pretaining to
-plasty surgical repair
The procedure in which thin layers of malignant growth are removed and each is microscopically analyzed is Moh's surgery
Created by: mibc40