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VT101-3

Chapter 10-Skin

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erosions of skin or mucous membranes as a result of prolonged pressure; also called bed sores decubital ulcers
a skin disease in puppies that progresses to a systemic disease characterized by fever, anorexia, and enlarged and abcessing lymph nodes also called puppy strangles juvenile pyoderma
skin disease containing pus pyoderma
small, circumscribed, pus-filled skin elevation pustule
small, raised skin lesion less than 0.5 cm in diameter. papule
tumor or growth of pigmented skin cells melanoma
benign growth of fat cells lipoma
common term for skin disease caused by mites mange
live on the external surface ectoparasites
localized skin infection in a gland or hair follicle; also called a boil furuncle
abnormal passage from an internal organ to the body surface or between two internal organs fistula
skin redness erythema
inflammation of the skin dermatitis
injury that does not break the skin; chatracterized by pain, swelling, and descoloration contusion
cluster of furuncles carbuncle
hair loss resulting in hairless patches or complete lack of hair alopecia
the removal of an entire tumor or lesion in addition to a margain of surrounding tissue for examination excisional biopsy
removal of a piece of a tumor or lesion for examination incisional biospy
located on the medial surface of the leg; in the front leg they are located above the knee and in the hind leg they are located below the hock chestnuts
rudimentary bones, first digit in dogs usually in the fore-paw dewclaws
beneath the wall and sole is the connective tissue dermis, which contains numerous blood vessels and nerve endings quick
upward thickening of the frog above the heels of the wall bulbs of heel
v-shaped pad of soft horn located in the central region of the ventral hoof surface of equine frog
region where the hoof meets the skin, analogous to the cuticle of the human nail coronary band
singular pads located on the palmar and plantar surfaces of trhe metacarpal and matetarsal area respectively metacarpal and metatarsal pads
long, brittle, extremely sensitive hairs usually located on the face tactile hair
long, straight, stiff hairs that form the outer coat. also call primary hairs or topcoat guard hairs
to open or pierce with a lancet to allow drainage lance
removal of tissue and foreign material to aid healing debridement
a waxy substance of varying colors depending on the species; commonly called ear wax cerumen
low body temperature hypothermia
high body temperature hyperthermia
produce and secrete strong smelling substance into the hair follicles apocrine glands
oil glands, secrete oily substance sebaceous glands
anticoagulent chemical released in response to injury heparin
chemical released in response to allergens that causes itching histamine
cells that respond to insult by producing and releasing histamine & heparin mast cells
tough, flexible, fibrous protein found in skin, bone, cartilage, tendons, and ligaments collagen
fiber-producing cells; collagen is the major fiber in the dermis fibroblasts
pigment that protects the skin from some of the harmful rays of the sun and is responsibae for skin pigmentation melanin
a protein that provides skin with its water proofing properties keratin
composed of flat, plate-like cells squamous epithelium
the outermost of the most superficial layer of skin epidermis
the scientific term for skin, skin cover the external surfaces of the body epithelial tissue
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