chapter six

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  1. epidermis:
    which layer is it?
    what does it primarily consist of?
    what is responsible for skin color? water?
    • epithelial cells
    • melanocytes; keratinocytes
  2. dermis:
    what is it mostly?
    what body process is it involved in?
    • connective tissue
    • thermoregulation
  3. subcutaneous tissue:
    is it part of skin?
    connects dermis to what?
    What kind of tissue?
    • no
    • muscles/organs
    • fatty tissue
  4. adip/o
    • fat
    • ex: adipose, pertaining to fat
  5. cyan/o
    blue
  6. diapohor/e
    • profuse sweating
    • ex: diaphoresis: state of profuse sweating
  7. erythemat/o
    • red
    • ex: erythmatous: pertaining to a redness of the skin
  8. leuk/o
    white
  9. lip/o
    fat
  10. melan/o
    black
  11. necr/o
    death
  12. ungu/o
    nail
  13. vascul/o
    blood vessel
  14. -oma
    tumor, mass
  15. decubitus ulcer
    pressure sore
  16. laceration
    cut to skin
  17. abrasion
    scrape of skin
  18. contusion
    bruise
  19. avulsion
    tearing/severing
  20. maceration
    dissolution of skin, two parts of body rub together
  21. IV
    Intravenous
  22. IM
    intramuscular
  23. PO
    by mouth
  24. Bx 
    biopsy
  25. SL
    sublingual
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