ch 4 integumentary system

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ch 4 integumentary system
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  1. cirrh/o
    yellow
  2. jaundo/o
    yellow
  3. xanth/o
    yellow
  4. cyab/o
    blue
  5. epi-
    upon
  6. erythr/o
    red
  7. melan/o
    black
  8. myc/o
    fungus
  9. onych/o-
    nail
  10. pil/o
    hair
  11. scler/p-
    hardening
  12. seb/o-
    sebum
  13. sub-
    below
  14. sudor/i
    sweat
  15. xer/o-
    dry
  16. melanocytes-
    preoduce melanin- whichi gives skins its color
  17. corium
    (dermis)- thick layer of tissue just below the epidermis
  18. subcutaneous-
    below the skin, connective tissue
  19. skinnnn
  20. macule:
    (freckle) flat colored spot less than 1 cm
  21. plaque
    lightly raised lesion >1 cm
  22. BULLA-
    raised, fluid filled lesion or blister > 1cm
  23. Nodule
    solid raised lesion.2-2 cm ex small tumor
  24. papule
    small cirlcular solied elevation of skin < 1cm (ex wart, pimple)
  25. pustule-
    small circular pus-fillled elevatino
  26. vesicle
    small ciruclar fluid filled elevation
  27. wheal
    smoothe, rounded slight lightly raised, ex mosquito bite
  28. erythematous
    reddness of skin
  29. pruritic
    itghy skin
  30. psoriasis
    chronic inflammatory condition or itchy skin
  31. scleroderma
    skin becomes thick, leather like and taut
  32. caused by stapylococcus- suymptoms include putules that become crusty and rupture
    impetigo
  33. caused by egg laying mite. intense itching
    Scabies
  34. fungal infection- irregullarly shapped red rings
    tinea
  35. causaed by a virus, pain and vesicular rash that develops along the path of a nerve
    shingles ( herpes zoster)
  36. disease of the sebaceous glands
    acne
  37. depigmented blothes
    vitiligo
  38. baldness
    alopecia
  39. infection of skin around fingernails
    paronychia
  40. a
  41. used to relieve the discomfort if itching
    antipruitics
  42. used to break down bacteria
    antiseptic
  43. used to kill the itching casued by scabies (mites)
    scabicides
  44. BSA
    body suface area
  45. LE
    Lupus erythematosus
  46. SLE
    Systmic lupus erythematosus
  47. SPF
    sun protectant factor
  48. STSG
    split thickness skin graft
  49. sweat producing glands
    sudoriferos
  50. oil preoducing glands-
    sebaceous
  51. purple patch of > 3 cm casued by blood under skin
    ecchymosis
  52. benign tumor of blood vessels, birthmark
    hemangioma
  53. preofuse sweating- caused by heat , menopause, infection etc
    hyperhodrosis
  54. abnormally dry skin- scaly resmbling fish scale
    ichthosis
  55. over growth of scar tissue
    keloid
  56. mole, blemis thats usually benign but may become cancerous
    nevus
  57. sofe
  58. softening of the nails
    onychomalacia
  59. any disease of the nails
    onychopathy
  60. tiny hemmoragic spot ,3 mm
    petchia
  61. hives, allergic reaction of skin
    uticaria
  62. agent that relieves pain
    analgesic
  63. agent that relieves fever
    antipyretic
  64. removal of dead or necrotic tissue for mwound or burn
    debridement
  65. method of administering medication through unbroken skin via patch or ointment
    transdermal

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