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# BAS 03 Integumen

# BAS 03 Integumentary

True Skin Dermis. Contains the glands, blood vessels, and nerves
Epidermis Top layer of skin. Scaly and flakes off regularly.
Subcutaneous layer of skin The layer under the dermis that contains adipose tissue and connects skin to muscle.
Sudoriferous gland Skin gland that produces sweat
Sebaceous gland Skin gland that produces oil.
onchy/o nail
melanin Dark protein made by the skin cells and gives the skin color.
trich/o hair
epi- upon
seb/o sebum
kerat/o keratin
hidr/o water
adip/o fat
sub- under
cutane/o skin
pil/o, trich/o hair
Tinea a fungal infection of the skin
Carbuncle, boil, Bacterial infection of the skin
incision a surgical cut
erythr/o red
cyan/o blue
abrasion scrapin of the top layer of skin
allograft tissue from another person.
autograft tissue from person's body
heterograft / xenograft tissue from another species.
Name at least 5 functions of the skin: protects from UV radiation from the sun. protects from injury protects from bacterial entry excretes waste (urea) and salt & water functions as a sense organ.
alopecia is the medical term for: BALDNESS
Mycosis A fungal infection
The three basic classifications of lesions are: (1) Primary - top layer (2) Secondary- middle layer (3) Vascular - blood vessel, deeper layer
A vascular lesion called ecchymosis is also called a: Hematoma, bruise
Petechiae Tiny pinpoints of ecchymosis
In burns the body surface area is given in percentages (i.e. arm = 9%). If a doctor treats 91/2% the doctor can add the 1/2% to the charge. (T/F) False. There must be an add-on code that accounts for the increase percentage.
When coding for skin infection you will need to code for the disease and the bacteria that caused it. (T/F) TRUE
cryosurgery Surgery (tissue destruction) using liquid nitrogen.
Dermabrasion Removal of scars, tatoos and wrinkles by using emery paper.
Debridement Removal of dead tissue
Curettage Scraping action used to help remove dead tissue.
Fulgaration Electrical destruction of tissue.
I & D Incision and Drainage
excision To surgically cut out.
Abrasion Method of removing tissue with emery paper
cervicoplasty repair of the cervix or neck.
rhytidectomy To cut out wrinkles
xenograft Tissue graft from one species to another. i.e. the first heart transplant was done using a heart from a chimpanze.
malignant lesion lesion that is cancerous.
benign lesion leson that is not cancerous.
cer/o wax
chrom-, chrom/o color
cry/o cold
cyt/o cell
derm-, derma-, dermat/o, derm/o skin
erythr-, erythr/o red
hidr-, hidr/o sweat
histi/o, hist/o tissue
kerat-, kerat/o cornea, hardened tissue
leuc/o, leuk/o, leuk-, leuc- white
lip-, lip/o fat
melan-, melan/o black
myc-, myc/o fungus
necr-, necr/o death
-oma tumor
onych-, onych/o fingernail or toenail
papul/o pimple, circumscribed solid elevation
path-, path/o, -pathy disease
phyt-, phyt/o plant
pil-, pil/o hair
-plasia formation
py-, py/o pus accumulation
-rrhea flowing
scler-, scler/o hard
squam/o epidermal cell
seb-, sebi-, seb/o oil
steat/o fat
trich-, trichi-, trich/o hair
vesic-, vesic/o, vesicul/o vesicle, blister
xanth-, xanth/o yellow
xer-, xer/o dry
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