integumentary system

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integumentary system
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Chapter 5 integumentary system
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  1. adip/o
    lip/o
    steat/o
    Fat
  2. derm/o
    dermat/o
    cutane/o
    skin
  3. erythr/o
    red
  4. hidr/o
    sweat
  5. hist/o
    tissue
  6. ichthy/o
    fish like
  7. kerat/o
    scler/o
    hard
  8. leuk/o
    white
  9. melan/o
    black
  10. myc/o
    fungus
  11. onych/o
    nail
  12. plas/o
    formation
  13. purpur/o
    purple
  14. seb/o
    sebum oil
  15. squam/o
    scale
  16. trich/o
    hair
  17. xanth/o
    yellow
  18. xer/o
    dry
  19. epithelium
    cells covering external and internal surfaces
  20. epidermis
    thin cellular outer layer of the skin
  21. basal layer
    depeest region of the epidermis
  22. squamous cell layer
    flat scale like epithelial cells -outermost layer
  23. melanin 
    dark brown to black pigment in skin
  24. dermis 
    dense fiberous connective tissue layer of the skin
  25. subcutaneous tissue
    connective and adipose tissue layer just under the dermis
  26. keratin 
    hard protein material found inthe epidermis, hair and nails
  27. Lesion
    an area of pathologically altered tissue
  28. macule 
    a flat discolored spot
  29. papule 
    a solid miss on the skin
  30. vesicle 
    little blatter or elevated fluid filled sac
  31. bulla 
    a blister larger .5 cm
  32. pustule
    a pus filled sac (pimple)
  33. ecchymosis
    bruise
  34. comedo
    a plug of sebum wihtin the opening of a hair follicle
  35. erythema
    redness of skin
  36. pruitus
  37. severe itching
  38. Cellulitis
    an acute inflammation of subcutaneous tissue resulting from a bacterial invasion
  39. exanthematous viral disease
    eruption of the skin caused by a viral disease
  40. furuncle
    a boil 
  41. herpes zoster
    a viral disease affecting the peripheral nerves
  42. Mohs Surgery
    a technique used to excise tumors of the skin by removing fresh tissue layer by layer until a tumor free plane is reached
  43. keratoses
    thickened areas of epidermis
  44. lupus
    a chronic autoimmune diesase characteristics
  45. onychia
    inflammation of the fingernails or toenails
  46. seborrhea
    a skin condition marked by the hypersecretion of sebum from the sebaceous glands
  47. tinea
    a group of fungal skin diseases identified by the body part that is affected
  48. clerotherapy
    use of sclerosing agents in treating disease

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