PPC Integumentary

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PPC Integumentary
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  1. adip/o; lip/o; steat/o
    fat
  2. derm/o; dermat/o; cutane/o
    skin
  3. erythr/o
    red
  4. hidr/o
    sweat
  5. hist/o; histi/o
    tissue
  6. kerat/o
    hard
  7. leuk/o
    white
  8. melan/o
    black
  9. myc/o
    fungus
  10. onych/o
    nail
  11. plas/o
    formation
  12. purpur/o
    purple
  13. seb/o
    sebum (oil)
  14. squam/o
    scale
  15. trich/o
    hair
  16. xer/o
    dry
  17. xanth/o
    yellow
  18. Derm/o and dermat/o are Greek combining forms meaning __1__. The medical field specializing in study og the skin is __2__. The physician who specializes in the study and treatment of the skin is called a __3__. Cutane/o is a Latin combining for meaning __4__. Subcutaneous therefore pertains to __5__ the skin.
    1. skin 2. dermatology 3. dermatologist 4. skin 5. under
  19. Cyt/o means __1__. Cell with specialized functions combine to form varying types of tissue. Hist/o is a combining form meaning __2__. The study of tissues is __3__. Histogenic pertains to the orgin or __4__ of __5__.
    1. cell 2. tissue 3. histology 4. production 5. tissue
  20. The combining form meaning formation is __1__. Dys- is a prefix meaning painful, difficult, or __2__, and in -ia refers to a __3__. Therefore, the term used to describe a condition of (faulty) abnormal formation of tissue is __4__.
    1. plas/o 2. faulty 3. condition of 4. dysplasia
  21. The prefix epi-, meaning __1__, was used in naming the outer tissue layer of the skin called the __2__dermis.The combining form squam/o means __3__. The suffix -ous means __4__. The flat, scalelike cells of the epidermis are aptly called __5__ cells.
    1. upon 2. epi (epidermis) 3. scale 4.pertaining to 5. squamous
  22. The pigment called melanin is found in the basal layer of the epidermis. The combining form melan/o means __1__, and people with more melanin have __2__ skin. Melanocytes are __3__ in the basal layer that produce melanin.
    1. black 2. darker 3. cells
  23. __1__ is the combining form that means hard. Keratin is the hard protein substance found in the basal layer of the skin. The combining form for hair is __2__. Keratosis is a condition characterized by the overgrowth of cells composed of much __3__.
    1. kerat/o 2. skin 3, keratin
  24. Hair follicles are found in the dermis layer of the skin. The combining form for hair is __1__. Combined with the suffix meaning rupture, trichorrexis is the term describing __2__ that is broken or split.
    1. trich/o 2. hair

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