MT 4.txt

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Words to memorize for week 4
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    • accessory structures of the skin
    • Hair, nails, glands
  1. Sudoriferous gland, what is it?
    A sweat gland
  2. Oil gland that secretes sebum oil for lubrication (on skalp, face, forehead, chin)(not on palms, hands, feet)
    Sebaceous gland
  3. A gland that opens into external ear canal.
    Ceruminous gland
  4. Alopecia
    Partial or complete hair loss from aging or medication
  5. Cicatrix
    Flat scar
  6. Keloid
    Elevated or raised scar
  7. Ecchymosis
    Bluish-back discolotation on an area of skin
  8. Petechia
    Small pinpoint hemorrage of the skin
  9. Pruritus
    Itching
  10. Skin lesions
    Abrasion (scraping)or (abscess)
  11. Furuncles
    Boil, from an inflamed hair folicle, contains pusk
  12. Carbunkle
    Large furuncle or multiple, red warm and swollen with pus
  13. Bulla and vesicles
    Large blister with clear fuid and small blisters live poison ivy
  14. Cyst
    Closed sac or pouch underneath the skin, can be fluid or solid material
  15. Wheal
    Like the mark of a mosquito bite
  16. Urticaria
    Hives, allergic reaction resulting in numerous wheels
  17. Papule
    Small circumscribed elevation. Pimple, wart, mole
  18. Polyp
    Small growth that protrudes
  19. Pustule
    Small elevated skin with pus
  20. Open sore
    Ulcer
  21. Bedsore, a breakdown of skin
    Decubitus
  22. A burn that has redness, swelling and pealing
    First degree burn-superficial
  23. A burn that creates blistering, takes up to two weeks to heal
    Second degree burn
  24. A burn that causes extessive tissue damage to all layers of skin, and healing will require debridement
    Third degree burn
  25. diffuse acute bacterial infection of the skin and subcutaneous tissue
    Cellulitis
  26. Inflamation caused by an allergen
    Dermatitis
  27. Acute or chronic inflammatory skin condition (hereditary or stress related) no cure
    Eczema
  28. Death to the tissue
    Gangrene
  29. Acute viral infection also called shingels
    Herpes zoster
  30. Highly contagious superficial skin infection (most common in children)
    Impetigo
  31. Hard, horny skin condition which there is a thickening and overgrowth of the epithelium (mikeala)
    Keratosis
  32. Grey or red-brown hardened lesion caused by excessive exposture to sunlight
    Actinic keratosis
  33. White, hard patches on the mucous membrane (mouth, vulva, or penis)
    Leukoplakia
  34. A mole with an accumulation of melanocytes
    Nevus
  35. Chronic skin disorder manifested by silvery-white scales
    Psoriasis
  36. Butterfly rash on nose and face, inflames skin,joints, kidneys, nervous system and other organs
    Systemic lupus erythematosus
  37. A gradual thickening of the dermis, the skin anchoring to the underlying tissue
    Scleroderma
  38. Parasitic infestation (highly contagious)
    Scabies
  39. Fungal infection of the skin, ringworm
    Tinea
  40. Ringworm of the scalp
    Tinea capitis
  41. Ringworm of the body
    Tinea corporis
  42. Ringworm of the foot
    Teneas

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