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chapter 16 skin


middle layer of skin dermis
outer layer of skin epidermis
white patches on a mucous membrane of tongue or cheek are called leukoplakia
fatty mass within a sebaceous gland is called steatoma
pertaining to under the nail subungual
combining form meaning skin cutane/o
fungal infection of hands and feet is called dermatomycoses
surgical repair of the skin dermoplasty
abnormal condition of dry, scaly skin ichthyosis
abnormal condition of lack of sweat anhidrosis
moles that do not form properly and maqy progress to form melanomas are called dysplastic nevi
a surgical procedure to core out a disk of skin for microscopic analysis punch biopsy
a type of epithelial cell in the epidermis is a squamous cell
layers of growth are removed and examined microscopically during mohs surgery
chronic hardening and shrinking of connective tissue occurs in scleroderma
a wheal is also called a hive
an inflammatory disease of the joints and collagen of the skin it can also affect other organs of the body systemic lupus erythematosus
a black pigment found in the epidermis is called melanin
an oily sybstance secreted by sebaceous glands is called sebum
a band of epidermis at the base and side of the nail plate is cuticle
two skin tests for allergies are scratch test patch test
purulent means pus filled
large blisters bullae
meaning of comedones blackheads
meaning of nevi moles
meaning of alopecia baldness
meaning of pruritus itching
meaning of urticaria hives
meaning of decubitus ulcer bedsore
meaning of verrucae warts
meaning of tinea pedis athlete's foot
ecchymosis black and blue marks
seborrheic dermatitis dandruff
vesicles blisters
exanthem rash
collection of pus in the skin pyoderma
dry skin xeroderma
removal of subcutaneous fat tissue by aspiration is liposuction
necrosis of skin tissue gangrene
circumscribed collection of clear fluid vesicle
smooth slightly elevated edematous area wheal
discolored flat lesion macule
groove or crack like sore fissure
mushroom like growth extending on a stalk polyp
small elevation containing pus pustule
open sore on the skin or mucous membrane ulcer
solid elevation of the skin papule
solid elevated lesion more than 1cm in diameter nodule
collection of dried serum and cellular debris crust
wearing away or loss of epidermal tissue erosion
melan/o black
adip/o fat
squam/o scale like
xanth/o yellow
myc/o fungus
onych/o nail
pil/o hair
xer/o dry
trich/o hair
erythem/o redness
albin/o white
ichthy/o scaly dry
hidr/o sweat
ungu/o nail
cauter/o heat burn
steat/o fat
rhytid/o wrinkle
Created by: chether



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