Integumentary system

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Integumentary system
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2013-02-18 12:14:01
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  1. androgen
    sex hormone
  2. ductule
    very small duct
  3. adip/o, lip/o, steat/o
    fat
  4. cutan/o, dermat/o, derm/o
    skin
  5. hidr/o, sudor/o
    sweat
  6. ichthy/o
    dry, scaly
  7. kerat/o
    horny tissue; hard, cornea
  8. melan/o
    black
  9. myc/o
    fungus
  10. onych/o, ungu/o
    nail
  11. pil/o, trich/o
    hair
  12. scler/o
    hardening; sclera
  13. seb/o
    sebum, sebaceous
  14. squam/o
    scale
  15. xen/o
    foreign, strange
  16. xer/o
    dry
  17. -therapy
    treatment
  18. dia-
    across, through
  19. sub-
    under, below
  20. flat lesions
    macule
  21. elevated lesions
    papule, nodule, tumor, wheal, vesicle, pustule, bulla
  22. secondary lesions
    depressed lesions
  23. depressed lesions
    excoriations, fissure, ulcer
  24. Tumor grade 1
    tumor well differentiated
  25. Tumor grade 2
    tumor cells mostly differentiated
  26. Tumor grade 3
    Tumor cells poorly differentiated
  27. Tumor grade 4
    Tumor cells very poorly diferentiated
  28. abscess
    collection of puss at infection site
  29. alopecia
    partial or complete hair loss
  30. Bowen disease
    skin disease of brown scaly or crusted lesions
  31. cellulitis
    skin infection
  32. chloasma
    skin discoloration
  33. comedo
    small skin lesions from clogged excretory ducts
  34. ecchymosis
    skin discoloration
  35. eczema
    chronic skin inflammation
  36. erythema
    redness of skin caused by swelling
  37. eschar
    damaged tissue from severe burn
  38. impetigo
    bacterial skin infection with pustules that crust and burst
  39. keratosis
    thickened area or horny growth on skin
  40. lentigo
    small brown spots on skin (age spots)
  41. pallor
    paleness of skin
  42. pediculosis
    infestation with lice
  43. petechia
    minute, pinpoint hemorrhage
  44. pruritus
    intense itching
  45. purpura
    bleeding disorder beneath the skin
  46. tinea
    fungal skin infection
  47. urticaria
    allergic reaction of skin (ring worm)
  48. urticaria
    allergic reaction of skin (hives)
  49. verruca
    skin growth caused by virus (warts)
  50. vitiligo
    milky white patches on skin
  51. intradermal skin test
    idents suspected allergies by injection
  52. patch skin test
    idents allergies by topical treatment
  53. scratch (prick) skin test
    idents allergies by placing source in a lesion of the skin
  54. fulguration
    tissue destruction from high frequency electric current
  55. cryosurgery
    use of subfreezing temps to destroy abnormal tissue (freezing off a wart)
  56. BCC
    basal cell carcinoma
  57. CA
    cancer, cardiac arrest
  58. decub
    decubitus (ulcer)
  59. ID
    intradermal
  60. IMP
    impression (diagnosis)
  61. ung
    ointment

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