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Dermatology - Notes

NHTC 5 Dermatology - Notes

dermatology study of the skin and skin diseases
dermatologist physician specializing in the study of the skin and diagnoses and treatment of skin diseases
integumentary system formed by the skin and its accessory structures
integumentary system works w/other body systems to control body termperature & protects the body
skin parts epidermis (layer 1), dermis (layer2) , subcutaneous tissue (layer 3), accessory structures
skin layers 1-epidermis, 2-dermis, 3-subcutaneous
epidermis outer protective layer of the skin, melanocytes found in epidermis; provide protective barrier to ultraviolet radiation in sunlight
dermis inner layer of skin under epidermis consisting of connective tissue, blood and lymph vessels, nerve endings, oil & sweat glands and hair follicles
subcutaneous tissue located beneath the dermis, connective tissue layer that binds dermis to underlying structures, adipose tissue found in subcutaneous layer
accessory structures glands (sudoriferous & subaceous), hair & nails
Created by: rmlgray