Chapter 18: Integumentary System

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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
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Greek, meaning fox manage, which causes hair loss
 
Alopecia
3
occurs when a portion of shin or appendage is pulled or torn away
 
Avulsion
4
trauma caused by an object with a flat, dull, or not sharp area
 
Blunt trauma
5
plugged skin pore; the open form is a blackhead; the closed form is a whitehead
 
Comedones
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accumulation of blood from injured or disrupted blood vessels in the tissue
 
Contusion
7
skin redness
 
Erythema
8
flaring up
 
Exacerbation
9
freezing of tissue, usually on the face, fingers, toes, and ears, and might or might not occur...
 
Frostbite
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Latin meaning shaggy
 
Hirsutism
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when the body’s core temperature falls below 95 degrees
 
Hypothermia
12
laceration with smooth, even edges
 
Incision
13
epidermal cells in a tight web (make up nails)
 
Keratin
14
cut in the skin caused by a sharp object
 
Laceration
15
any discontinuity or abnormality of tissue
 
Lesion
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infection of the skin around the nail
 
Paronychia
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particular type of sebaceous cyst found in the midline of the sacral area
 
Pilonidal cyst
18
itching
 
Pruritis
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small pus filled lesions
 
Pustules
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oil produced by sebaceous glands
 
Sebum
21
crater-like lesion in the skin or mucous membranes
 
Ulcer
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blister-like eruptions on the skin
 
Vesicles
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slightly elevated lesions that are redder or paler than the surrounding skin and are associated...
 
Wheals
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dry skin
 
Xerosis


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