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adipose
fatty, pertaining to fat
androgen
an agent tjhat stimulates activity of the accessory male sex organ or stimulates development of male characterisitcs (testerone)
dorsal
pertaining to the back or posterior position
ductule
a very small duct
homeostasis
stable internal environment
integument
a covering consisting of epidermis and the dermis or corium
systematic
pertaining to the entire body rather individual parts
skin functions
protects regualtes body temperatures, transmits signals to the brain about its environment
layers of the skin
epidermis, dermis, hypodermis
glands of the Dermis
sebaceous Gland, Sudoriferous gland
suderiferous gland
sweat gland
sebaceous gland
oil gland
hair shaft
the visible part of the hair
hair root
the part that is embedded in the dermis
hair follicle
hair root together with its covering
alopecia
baldness; when hair of the scalp is not replaced due to the death of papilla
causes of alopecia
thyroid disease, lupis, medications, stress
lunulla
white half-moon shaped part of the nail where new growth occurs, nail beds
lip/o
adip/o
steat/o
fat
cutane/o
dermat/o
derm/o
skin
hidr/o
sudor/o
sweat
suderesis
profuse sweating
aden
adenitis
gland
inflammation of the gland
itchy/o
dry, scaly
kerat/o
horny tissue; hard; cornea
melan/o
BLACK
myc/o
dermatomycosis
fungus
fungal infection of the skin
onych/o
ungu/o
nail
onychomalacia
abnormal softening of the nails
pil/o
trich/o
hair
squamuos
relating to or cover with scales
seborrhea
excessive secretion or discharge of sebum (oil secretion)
primary skin lesions
initial reactions to pathologically altered tissue and may be flat or elevated
secondary skin lesions
changes that take place in the primary lesion due to infection, scratching, trauma, or various stages of a disease
basal cell carcinoma
most common type of skin cancer, blue-eyed, blonde hair/red hair, fair skinned
malignancy of the basal cell layer
Squamous cell carcinoma
fiar-skinned white men over 60 (worked outside- construction) caused by radiation therapy, chronic skin inflammation/irritation, exposure to chemicals
arises of keratinizing epidermal cells (in situ vs invasive)
abscess
some form of infection that is fluid filled
acne
inflammatory disease of the sebaceous gland and hair follicles of skin
carbuncle
deep seated pyogenic infection of skin usually involving subcutaneous tissues
cellulitis
widespread acute of the skin and cells underneath the skin (people with diabetes, bang your leg, bee sting)
ecchymosis
bruise
erythema
redness of the skin caused by swelling of capillaries
eczema
acute/chronic skin inflammation characterized by erythema, itching
decuitus ulcer
skin ulceration caused by prolonged pressure usually in a person who is bedridden (As a bedosre/ pressure sore)
scabies
itch mite, usually gotten form sexually contact
chloasma
pigmentary skin discoloration usually occuring in yellowish-brown patches or spots
eschar
damaged tissue follwoing a severe burn
furbuncle
bacterial infection of a hair follicle or sebaceous gland that produces a pus-filled lesion commonly called a boil
lentigo
freckle
pruritus
intense itching
psoriasis
chronic skin disease characterized by circumscribed red patches covered by thick, dry, silvery, adherent scales that are the result of excessive development of teh basal layer of the epidermis
keratosis
thickened area of the epidermis; any horny growth on the skin (Such as a callus or a wart)