Chapter 8 & 24

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  1. The nail bed is supplied with many nerves and is attached to the nail plate with a thin layer of tissue called the :
    bed epithelium.
  2. The fibrous tissues that connect the nail bed and matrix to the underlying bone are:
    specialized ligaments
  3. The nail that grows the slowest is on the:
  4. To provide a smooth apperance to a natural plate with ridges, after careful buffing, apply:
    ridge filler
  5. Redness, pain and swelling are signs of a(n):
  6. The visible part of the matrix that extends underneath the living skin is called the:
  7. Visible depressions running across the width of the natural plate that are the result of a major illness or injury are:
    beau's lines
  8. A severe inflammation in which a lump of red tissue grows up from the nail bed to the nail plate is a sign of:
    pyogenic granuloma
  9. The average rate of nail growth in the normal adult is about:
    1/10 inch per month
  10. The part of the nail where the natural nail is formed is the:
  11. Normal, healthy nails grow in a variety of shapes, depending upon the shape of the:
  12. Split or brittle nails with a series of lengthwise ridges and a rough apperance to the surface of the nail plate is:
  13. The naturally occurring skin bacterium that can grow out of control and cause infections, incorrectly referred to as mold, is:
    Pseudomonas aeruginosa
  14. The nail is an appendage of the skin and is part of what system?:
  15. The nail that grows the fastest ins on the:
    middle finger
  16. Clients with skin or nails that are infected, inflamed, or swollen should be referred to a:
  17. Ridges running vertically down the natural nail plate are cause by:
    uneaven growth and age
  18. In the early stages, a typical bacterial infection on the nail plate can be identified as a:
    yellow-green spot
  19. The nail plate is constructed of how many layers of nail cells?
  20. A nail condition where blood clots form under the nail plate due to a small injury of the nail plate is:
    bruised nails
  21. The lifting of the nail plate from the bed without shedding is a sign of:
  22. A highly curved nail plate often called "folded nail", caused by injury to the matrix or inherieted, is a(n):
    plicatured nail
  23. Natural nails will continue to grow provided what part of the nail is healthy and undamaged?
  24. Inflammation of the nail matrix followed by shredding of the natural nail plate is:
  25. The slightly thickened layer of the skin that lies underneath the free edge of the nail plate is:
  26. Tinea pedis is the medical term used to describe:
    athlete's foot
  27. The portion of the natural nail plate that extends over the fingertip or toes is called the:
    free edge.
  28. The portion of living skin on which the nail plate sits is the:
    nail bed
  29. The surface of a healthy nail should be:
    smooth and unspotted
  30. The water content of the natural nail directly affects the nail's:
  31. Onychomadesis is the seperation and falling off of a nail plate can be traced to:
    local infection
  32. A condition that results from the living skin splitting around the nail is:
  33. The nail that grows the slowest is on the:
  34. The most visible and functional part of the nail module is the:
    nail plate
  35. Parasites that under some conditions may cause infections to the feet and hands are:
  36. Ordinarily, replacement of the natural nail takes about:
    4-6 months
  37. Nail infections are caused by a large number of bacteria or:
    funal organisms
  38. Minor damage to the matrix that produces a whitish discoloration or white spots on the nails is:
  39. The nail that grows the fastest is on the:
    middle finger
  40. An abnormal condition that occurs when skin is stretched by the nail plate and is a resuly of damage to the eponychium or hyponychium is:
    nail pterygium
  41. Tiny pits or severe roughness on the surfacce of the nail plate is an indication of:
    nail psoriasis
  42. The living skin at the base of the nail plate covering the matrix area is the:
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Chapter 8 & 24
2011-12-12 18:44:44

A1 Chapter 8 & 24 nail disease and disorders
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