Med Terms Week 5

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Med Terms Week 5
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  1. Large bruises under the skin associated with hemorrhages into tissue
    Purura
  2. thickening of the skin
    Pachyderma
  3. abnormally large, raised or thickened scar
    Keloid
  4. pinpoint bleeding in the skin
    petechia
  5. fungal infection of the groin, jock itch
    tinea pedis
  6. painful skin eruptions that follow a nerve path; shingles
    herpes zoster
  7. excision or removal of excess skin for the elimination or wrinkles; also called a face lift
    rhytidectomy
  8. dry skin
    xeroderma
  9. physician skin specialist
    dermatologist
  10. inflamation of the skin
    dermatitis
  11. removal of dead or damaged tissue and foreign material from a wound
    debridement
  12. a scar left by a healed wound
    cicatrix
  13. superficial discoloration caused by blood in the tissue; an bruise
    ecchymosis
  14. surgical repair of the skin; skin treatment
    dermatoplasty
  15. inflamed hair follicle; a boil
    furuncle
  16. excessive sweating
    diaphoresis
  17. inflammatory skin disorder characterized by redness, itching, vesicles,weeping,oozing and cruching
    eczema
  18. Redness
    Erythema
  19. inflammatory skin disease involving sebaceous glands and hair follicles
    acne
  20. removal of skin blemished and wrinkles using mechanical or chemical methods
    Dermabrassion
  21. a scratch
    excoriation
  22. Abnormal swelling of tissue
    edema
  23. open lesion of the skin due to prolonged pressure; pressure sore
    decubitus ulcer
  24. loss of hair; baldness
    alopecia

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