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Melanin
color of pigmentation of the skin
Sebacceous
Oil
Sudoriferous
sweat glands
dermis
inner layer of skin
epidermis
outer layer of skin
Subcutaneous
fatty tisue
Trichomycosis
abnormal condition of fungus in the hair
Seborrhea
excessive discharge of sebum(oil)
Abrasion
scraping away of the skin by mechanical process or injury
Abcess
localized collection of pus
Gangrene
tissue death caused by bacteria
cellulitus
inflammation of the skin/subcutaneous tissue caused by infection leading to redness, swelling and fever
contusion
injury w/no break in the skin characterized by redness, swelling and discloration
eczema
non infectious, inflammatory skin disease characterized by redness, blisters and scabs
lesion
any visible change in the tissue resulting from injury or disease
Laceration
torn, jagged, edge wound
tinea
fungus infection of the skin; ringworm
necrosis
abnormal condition of death; cells and tissue die of diseases
xanthoderma
yellowish skin; jaundice
adipose
fat; fatty
cicatrix
scar
alopecia
loss of hair
debridement
removal of contaminated or dead skin/tissue/foreign matter from open wound
diaphoresis
profuse sweat
keloid
overgrowth of scar tissue
wheal
transitory, itchy elevation of the skin w/white center and red surrounding area
vesicle
small elevation fo the epidermis containing liquid
nevus
circumscribe malformation of the skin
verucca
circumscribed cutaneous elevation caused by a virus