Medterms 10b (Integumentary System)

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  1. one who specializes in the study or treatment of skin
    dermatologist
  2. resembling a fish (scales; scaly/flaky)
    ichthyoid
  3. breakdown/dissolution of nail
    onycholysis
  4. pertaining to nourishment/development of tissue
    histotrophic
  5. condition of painful, difficult, faulty development
    dysplasia
  6. condition or increase of excessive hardening or thickening of stratum corneum
    hyperkeratosis
  7. condition of white hair
    leukotrichia
  8. study of fungus
    mycology
  9. pertaining to upon the skin
    epidermal
  10. tumor of fat
    lipoma
  11. pertaining to below/under the skin
    subcutaneous
  12. condition of lack of sweating
    anhidrosis
  13. study of tissue disease
    histopathology
  14. condition of (infection) alongside of nail
    paronychia
  15. condition or increase of fat
    adiposis
  16. pertaining to scale (flat, scale-like squamous epithelial cells)
    squamous
  17. red skin inflammation
    erythrodermatitis
  18. process of loss of (scraping off) scales (skin peeling)
    desquamation
  19. pertaining to poisoning of tissue
    histotoxic
  20. black cell (melanin-producing cell)
    melanocyte
  21. condition or increase of drying (of skin)
    xerosis
  22. pertaining to purple (skin)
    purpuric
  23. discharge of sebum (oil)
    seborrhea
  24. yellow tumor (tumor of yellow, cholesterol-rich tissue)
    xanthoma
  25. condition of dry, scaly skin with the absence of sebum from sebaceous glands
    asteatosis
  26. black tumor
    melanoma
  27. pertaining to below the skin
    hypodermic
  28. bright-red, round blood vessel tumor
    cherry angioma
  29. stretch mark on the skin
    excoriation
  30. type of microscopic study of fresh tissue
    frozen section
  31. whitehead
    closed comedo
  32. drug that relieves itching
    antipruritic
  33. condition of fungus of fingernail or toenail
    onychomycosis
  34. removal of entire lesion for microscopic examination
    excisional biopsy
  35. transfer of skin to new position in body of same person
    autograft
  36. method of elimination a dilated blood vessel tumor of skin by infection of a hardening solution
    sclerotherapy
  37. darkened areas of skin caused by excessive amounts of melatonin
    hyperpigmentation
  38. fat
    steat/o
  39. black
    melan/o
  40. fungus
    myc/o
  41. nail
    onych/o
  42. red
    erythr/o
  43. hair
    trich/o
  44. dry
    xer/o
  45. oil
    seb/o
  46. death of tissue associated with loss of blood supply as result of trauma or inflammatory or infectious process
    gangrene
  47. severe itching
    pruritus
  48. skin infection consisting of cluster of furuncles (boils)
    carbuncle
  49. baldness
    alopecia
  50. use of spoon-like instrument to scrape tissue, as used in debridement of wound
    curettage
  51. inflammation of sebaceous glands and hair follicles of skin, evidenced by comedones, pustules, or nodules on skin
    acne
  52. chronic, recurrent skin disease marked by silver-gray scales covering red patches on skin
    psoriasis
  53. acute inflammation of subcutaneous tissue as result of bacterial invasion through break in skin ("small storeroom")
    cellulitis
  54. mole
    nevus
  55. black and blue mark
    ecchymosis
  56. blackhead
    comedo
  57. boil
    furuncle
  58. crabs
    pediculosis pubis
  59. cradle cap
    seborrheic dermatitis
  60. head lice
    pediculosis capitis
  61. hives
    urticaria
  62. scar
    cicatrix
  63. wart
    verruca
  64. white skin
    leukoderma
  65. yellow skin
    xanthoderma
  66. dry skin
    xeroderma
  67. red skin
    erythoderma
  68. hard skin
    scleroderma
  69. german measles
    rubella
  70. chickenpox
    varicella
  71. 14-day measles
    rubeola
  72. small blister
    vesicle
  73. pus-filled sac
    pustule
  74. solid mass on skin <0.5 cm diameter
    papule
  75. large blister
    bulla
  76. Bx
    biopsy
  77. I&D
    incision and drainage
  78. BCC
    basal cell carcinoma
  79. HSV-1
    herpes simplex virus (causes cold sores)
  80. C&S
    culture and sensitivity
  81. SLE
    systemic lupus erythematosus (more severe form of lupus involving skin, joints, and vital organs)
  82. mites
    scabies
  83. freezing treatment
    cryosurgery
  84. spider angioma
    telangiectasia
  85. mycosis
    tinea
  86. xenograft
    heterograft
  87. solar keratoses
    actinic keratoses
  88. cancer treatment
    radiation therapy
  89. purpuric lesion
    petechia
  90. allograft
    homograft
  91. intense light
    laser
  92. chemical peel
    chemosurgery
  93. dissication
    electrosurgery
  94. eczema
    dermatitis
  95. condition or increase of hardening (thickening of stratum corneum)
    keratoses
  96. tiny, flat discolored spots on skin <1 cm diameter
    maculae
  97. use of short, high frequency electric currents to destroy tissue by drying; active electrode makes direct skin contact
    electrodessication
  98. use of long, high frequency electric sparks to destroy skin; active electrode does not touch skin
    fulguration
  99. localized thickening of skin caused by excessive exposure to sunlight
    actinic keratoses
  100. benign, wart-like lesions seen especially on elderly skin
    seborrheic keratoses
  101. condition caused by destruction of melanin that results in appearance of white patches on skin
    vitiligo
  102. hereditary condition characterized by partial or total lack of melanin pigment
    albinism
  103. mark (scar) left by healing of sore or wound showing replacement of destroyed tissue by fibrous tissue
    cicatrix
  104. abnormal growth of scar tissue that is thick and irregular
    keloid
  105. any skin disorder
    dermatosis
  106. skin inflammation
    dermatitis
  107. removal of selected portion of lesion for microscopic pathological analysis
    incisional biopsy
  108. graft transfer from one animal species to one of another species
    heterograft
  109. donor transfer between individuals of the same species (human to human)
    allograft
  110. below the skin surface with a white center
    closed comedo
  111. open to the skin surface with a black center caused by the presence of melanin exposed to air
    open comedo
  112. lupus limited to skin, evidenced by characteristic rash on face, neck and scalp
    cutaneous lupus
  113. mole with precancerous changes
    dysplastic nevus
  114. cancerous tumor composed of melanocytes; most develop from pigmented nevus over time
    malignant melanoma
  115. removal
    excision
  116. highly-contagious bacterial skin infection, often amongst pre-school children ("school sores")
    impetigo
  117. removal of dead issue from wound or burn site to promote healing and prevent infection
    debridement
  118. condition or increase of hardening or thickening of stratum corneum
    keratosis
  119. solid mass on skin > 1 cm extends into epidermis
    nodule
  120. production of purulent matter (pus)
    suppuration

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