Pharm Vocab

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Pharm Vocab
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2012-11-06 12:25:52
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  1. a fibrous substance found in skin, tendon, bone, cartilage, and all other connective tisue
    Collagen
  2. a plug of keratin and sebum withn a hair follicle of the skin
    Comedo (pl Comedones)
  3. inflammation of the skin
    Dermatitis
  4. redness of the skin caused by congestion of th capillaries
    Erythema
  5. new tissue formed in the healing of wounds of the soft tisue, consisting of connecive tissue cells and ingrown young vessels; it ultimately forms a scar
    Granulation Tissue
  6. an agent that promotes loosiening or separatin of the horny layer of the pidermis
    Keratolytic
  7. itching
    Pruritus
  8. any skin disease characterized by the presence of formation of pus
    Pyoderma
  9. an increase in scaling of the skin; sebum production may or may not be increased
    Seborrhea
  10. condition characterized by scaling and excess lipid production that forms brownish yellow clumps, which adhere to the hair and skin
    Seborrhea Oleosa
  11. characterized by dry skin and white to gray scales that do not adhere to the hair or skin
    Seborrhea Sicca

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