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skin lesion pre cancerous fair skinned people
actinic keratosis
cancer involves cells from the lining of walls of organs
adenocarcinoma
benign mouth ulcer
aphthous ulcer
deepest layer of the epidermis
basal layer
vesicle containing fluid
bulla
infection with a fungus moist cutaneous areas
candidiasiss
temporary yellowing of the skin
carotenemia
acute spreading bacterial infection deep subcutaneous tissues
cellulitis
skin lesion from syphilis
chancre
scab
crust
bluish discoloration of skin due to lack of blood flow
cyanosis
pressure sores
decubitis
area of skin with sensory nerve
dermatome
any skin disease without inflammation
dermatosis
infection of nail fold
eponychia
shingles a painful skin rash
zoster
flat burning itching on the skin urticaria
wheal
blisters
vesicles
chiken pox
varicella
allergic reaction itching hives
urticaria
mechanical ridgidity of the cells
turgor
fungal disease of the hair
trichomychosis
beneath the finger or toe nail
subungual
bacteria occuring in chains
stretococcal
in the form of layers
stratified
cyst containing matter
steatoma
bacteria found in clusters
staphylococcal
facelift
rhytidectomy
any prurulent skin disease
pyoderma
abcess in the cleft of the buttocks
pilonidal cyst
dry scab
eschar
stripping the skin of the top layers
excoriation
benign tumor usually on the breast
fibroadenoma
an organism producing offspring different than itself
heterogenesis
illness with multiple abcesses under armpits and groin area
hidradenitis suppurativa
skin hair and nail derived from ectoderm
integumentary system
thickening of the skin exaggeration of the normal skin markings
lichenification
a spot on the skin
macule
procedure of freezing the skin to excise tumors
Mohs surgery
any disease caused by a fungus
mycosis
inflammation of the skin in the folds around the nails
paronychia
pitted skin surface overlying carcinoma of the breast
peau d'orange
pinpoint round red spot hemorrahage
petechia
cauterization of tissue using electric current
electrocautery
contagious skin condition usually in children around face nose and mouth vesicles and pustules
impetigo
kind of gland found in armpits and pubic region
apocrine gland
strong protein fiber found in the dermis
collagen
main part of the hair surrounds the medulla
cortex
hard outer layer of hair
cuticle
layer of skin under the outer layer
dermis
sweat gland found on forehead palms of hands and soles of feet
eccrine gland
top layer of skin
epidermis
elastic fiber housed in the dermis
elastin
small channel in the skin where the hair grows
follicle
tough protein substance in hair and nails
keratin
process of nail formation
keratization
skin cell that produces the protein keratin
keratinocyte
cells found in skin that help protect the body from infection
Langerhans
whitish crescent shaped part of the nail
lunala
skin below the nail
matrix
soft center part of hair
medulla
dark brown or black coloring found in the hair
melanin
epidermal cell that produces melanin
melanocyte
large part of the nail
nail plate
area at the bottom of the follicle where hair growth takes place
papilla
tiny projections on the surface of the dermis
papillae
soft thickened bulb at the base of the hair embedded in the skin
root
small gland in the underlayer of the skin that produces the oil sebum
sebaceous gland
oil that lubricates hair and skin
sebum
part of the hair that projects from the surface of the skin
shaft
layer of fat under the skin
subcutaneous tissue