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adipos
full of fat
albinism
condition of being white
albino
white
alopecia
loss of hair
anhidrosis
condition of not sweating
apocrine sweat gland
large gland that secretes human body odor
basal layer
deepest layer of the epidermis
causalgia
painful burning
collagen
protein in connective tissue and skin
cuticle
at the base and sides of the nail plate
dermabrasion
scraping away of skin
dermatitis
inflammation of skin
dermatologist
specialist of skin
dermatomycosis
condition of fungus on skin
dermatophytosis
fungus infection on the skin
dermatoplasty
surgical repair to the skin
dermis
middle layer of skin/corium
diaphoresis
state of profuse sweating
electrocautery
needle that burns the skin
epidermis
top layer of skin
epidermolysis
state of loosening upper layers of skin/large blisters
epithelium
layer of cells forming outer and inner surfaces of the body
erythema
condition of redness
erythematous
red rash
hair follicle
sac within which each hair grows
ichthyosis
state of scaly, dry
integumentary system
skin, hair, nails
keritin
hard protein found in epidermis, hair and nails
keratosis
condition of hard tissue
leeukoderma
loss of pigment in the skin
leukoplakia
white patches on tongue or cheek
lipocyte
full of fat
lipoma
tumor of fat
liposuction
removal of fat tissue
lunula
half moon shaped white area of nail
melanin
gives skin color
melancyte
cells that are black
melanoma
skin cancer
onycholysis
condition of nail separation
onychomycosis
condition of infection of nail separation
paronychia
inflammation of area beside nail
paronychium
soft tissue surrounding nail
pilosebaceous
gland that secretes oil from hair follicle
pyoderma
impetigo skin disease
rhytidectomy
removal of wrinkles
sebaceous gland
secretes oil
seborrhea
oily condition
seborrheic dermatitis
dandruff
sebum
oily substance
squamous epithelium
flat scale-like cells that are in the epidemis
steatoma
tumor of fat
stratified
arranged in layers
stratum
a layer of cells
subcutaneous tissue
innermost layer/contains fat tissue
subungual
under the nail
trichomycosis
disease of the hair caused by fungus
xanthoma
yellow filled cyst
xeroderma
dry skin
abscess
collection of puss
acne
small eruption of the skin
alopecia areata
hair falls out in patches
basel cell carcinoma
malignant tumor usually on face
bulla
large blisters
burns
heat contact on tissues
callus
pressure or friction
cellulitis
acute infection marked by heat, redness, pain and swelling
cicatrix
normal scar
comedo
blackheads
crust
cellular debris
curettge
sharp spoon used to scrape
cyst
sac containing fluid
decubitus ulcer
bed sores
dysplastic nevi
moles that grow strange -may progress to melanoma
ecchymosis
black & blue mark
eczema
inflammatory skin disease w/redness
electrodesiccation
tissue burned using electric spark
erosion
wearing away of skin
exanthematous viral
rash due to viral infection/rubella
fissure
groomve or crack like sore
fungal tests
scrapings of skin lesions hair nails
gangrene
death of tissue
impetigo
bacterial inflammatory skin disease
kaposi sarcoma
malignant nodules - aids
keloid
large-above the skin scar
macule
freckle
malignant melanoma
cancerous growth on skin
Mohs surgery
thin layers are removed and examined under microscope
nevus
dilated blood vessels - pigmented lesion of the skin
nodule
solid elevated legion l cm in diameter
papule
pimples
petechia
small pinpoint hemorrhage
pilonidal cyst
cyst on back that contains hair
polyp
mushroom like growth
pruritus
itching
psoriasis
itchy red with silvery grey scales
purpura
large black & blue /small hemmohage unde the skin
purulent
puss filled
pustule
small abscess
rubella
viral disease
rubeola
viral disease
scabies
contagious skin disease
scleroderma
harding of connective tissue
sebaceous cyst
oil filled cyst
squamous cell carcinoma
malignant tumor found in mouth or bladder
tinea
fungal infection
ulcer
open sore
urticaria
hives
varicella
chicken pox
verruca
wart
vesicle
blister
vitiligo
loss of pigment
wheal
swollen area that is red as in insect bite