Chapter 18: Integumentary System

Chapter 18, Integumentary System Disease And Disorder Key Terms
Created Jul 11, 2010
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common mechanical trauma caused by scraping away the skin surface
Abrasion
Greek, meaning fox manage, which causes hair loss
Alopecia
occurs when a portion of shin or appendage is pulled or torn away
Avulsion
trauma caused by an object with a flat, dull, or not sharp area
Blunt trauma
plugged skin pore; the open form is a blackhead; the closed form is a whitehead
Comedones
accumulation of blood from injured or disrupted blood vessels in the tissue
Contusion
skin redness
Erythema
flaring up
Exacerbation
freezing of tissue, usually on the face, fingers, toes, and ears, and might or might not occur...
Frostbite
Latin meaning shaggy
Hirsutism
when the body’s core temperature falls below 95 degrees
Hypothermia
laceration with smooth, even edges
Incision
epidermal cells in a tight web (make up nails)
Keratin
cut in the skin caused by a sharp object
Laceration
any discontinuity or abnormality of tissue
Lesion
infection of the skin around the nail
Paronychia
particular type of sebaceous cyst found in the midline of the sacral area
Pilonidal cyst
itching
Pruritis
small pus filled lesions
Pustules
oil produced by sebaceous glands
Sebum
crater-like lesion in the skin or mucous membranes
Ulcer
blister-like eruptions on the skin
Vesicles
slightly elevated lesions that are redder or paler than the surrounding skin and are associated...
Wheals
dry skin
Xerosis


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