CHAPTER 3 INTEGUMENTARY SYSTEM.txt

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CHAPTER 3 INTEGUMENTARY SYSTEM.txt
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GENERAL TERMINOLOGY RELATED TO THE INTEGUMENTARY SYSTEM
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  1. Albino
    An individual with albinism (deficiency or absence of pigment in hair, skin, and eyes due to abnormal melanin production)
  2. Amputation
    Severing of a limb, part of a limb, breast, or another body part
  3. Cerumen
    The soft, brownish-yellow waxy secretion from the ceruminous gland of the external auditory meatus
  4. Collagen
    The main protein in hone, cartilage, and connective tissue; provides support and strength for these structures
  5. Corium
    The layer of skin just under the epidermis, also knows as the dermis
  6. Debridement
    Surgical removal od dead or contaminated tissue from a wound
  7. Dermis
    The lowest layer of skin; positioned above the subcutaneous fat layer

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