Med Terms Week #5

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Med Terms Week #5
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2010-08-20 10:03:58
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  1. large bruises under the skin associated with hemorrhages into tissue
    purapura
  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 foot; athlete's foot
    tinea pedis
  6. painful skin eruptions that follow a nerve path; shingles
    herpes zoster
  7. fungal infection of the groin; jock itch
    tinea cruris
  8. excision or removal of excess skin for the elimination of wrinkles; also called a face lift
    rhytidectomy
  9. dry skin
    xeroderma
  10. physician skin specialist
    dermatologist
  11. inflammation of the skin
    dermatitis
  12. removal of dead or damaged tissue and foreign material froma a wound
    debridement
  13. a scar left by a healed wound
    cicatrix
  14. superficial discoloration caused by blood in the tissue; an bruise
    ecchymosis
  15. surgical repair of the skin; skin treatment
    dermatoplasty
  16. inflamed hair follicle; a boil
    furuncle
  17. excessive swelling
    diaphoresis
  18. inflammatory skin disorder characterized by redness, itching, vesicles, weeping, oozing and crusting
    eczema
  19. redness
    erythema
  20. inflammatory skin disease involving sebaceous glands and hair follicles
    acne
  21. removal of skin blemishes and wrinkles using mechanical or chemical methods
    dermabrasion
  22. a scratch
    excoriation
  23. abnormal swelling of tissue
    edema
  24. open lesion of the skin due to prolonged pressure; pressure sore
    decubitus ulcer
  25. loss of hair; baldness
    alopecia

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