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3540 terms wk 2

cutaneous relating to the skin
melanocytes relating to special cells of the basal cell layer containing a dark brown to black pigment
lipocytes fat cell
hyperhidrosis condition of sweating in one area or over the whole body
folliculitis an inflammation of hair follicles
koilonychia malformation of the nail in which the outer surface is concaved or scooped out like the bowl of a spoon
onychocryptosis ingrown toenail
onychophagia nail biting or nail eating
contusion injury to underlying tissues without breaking or tearing the skin (bruise)
ecchymosis large, irregular area of puplish discoloration due to bleeding under the skin larger than 10 mm
hemangioma benign tumor made up of newly formed blood vessels
pruritus (itiching) associated with most forms of dermatitis
scleroderma autoimmune disorder in which the connective tissues become thickened and hardened
blepharoplasty surgical reduction of the upper and lower eylids by removing excess fat, skin, and muscle (lid lift)
rhytidectomy surgical removal of excess skin and fat around the face to eliminate wrinkles (face lift)
electrolysis use of electric current to destry hair follicles in order to produce the relatively permanent removal of undesired hair
rhinophyma overgrowth of tissues of the nose also known as bulbous nose
ichthyosis dry thickened and scaly skin
papilloma benign superficial, wart like growth on the epithelial tissue or elsewhere in the body
pediculosis infestation with lice
Created by: SSchabow