Chapter 4 Integumentary System

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Chapter 4


 
  
Created Jul 28, 2011
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aut/o
 
self
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bi/o
 
life
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coni/o
 
dust
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crypt/o
 
hidden
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cutane/o
 
skin
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derm/o
 
skin
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dermat/o
 
skin
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heter/o
 
other
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hidr/o
 
sweat
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kerat/o
 
horny tissue, hard
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myc/o
 
fungus
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necr/o
 
death (cells, body)
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onych/o
 
nail
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pachy/o
 
thick
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rhytid/o
 
wrinkles
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seb/o
 
sebum (oil)
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staphyl/o
 
grapelike clusters
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strept/o
 
twisted chains
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trich/o
 
hair
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ungu/o
 
nail
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xer/o
 
dry
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epi-
 
on, upon, over
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intra-
 
within
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para-
 
on, upon, over
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per-
 
through
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sub-
 
under, below
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trans-
 
through, across, beyond
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-a
 
noun, suffix, no meaning
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-coccus (pl. -cocci)
 
Berry-shaped (form of bacterium)
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-ectomy
 
Excision or surgical removal
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-ia
 
Diseased or abnormal state, condition of
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-itis
 
inflammation
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-malacia
 
softening
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-opsy
 
view of, viewing
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-phagia
 
Eating or swallowing
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-plasty
 
surgical repair
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-rrhea
 
Flow, excessive discharge
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-tome
 
Instrument used to cut
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abrasion
 
Scraping away of the skin by mechanical process or injury
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abscess
 
Localized collection of pus
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acne
 
Inflammatory disease of the skin involving the sebaceous glands and hair follicles
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actinic keratosis
 
A precancerous skin condition of horny tissue formation that results from excessive exposure...
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albinism
 
white
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basil cell carcinoma (BCC)
 
Epithelial tumor arising from the epidermis.  It seldom metastasizes but invades local...
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candidiasis
 
An infection of the skin, mouth (thrush), or vagina caused by the yeast-like fungus Candidia...
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carbuncle
 
Skin infection composed of a cluster of boils caused by staphylococcal bacteria
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cellulitis
 
Inflammation of the connective tissue caused by infection, leading to redness, swelling, and...
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contusion
 
Injury with no break in the skin, characterized by pain, swelling, discoloration (also called...
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eczema
 
Noninfectious, inflammatory skin disease characterized by redness, blisters, scabs, and itching
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fissure
 
Slit or crack-like sore in the skin
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furuncle
 
Painful skin node caused by staphylococcal bacteria in a hair follicle (also called a boil
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gangrene
 
Death of a tissue caused by a loss of blood supply followed by bacterial invasion
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herpes
 
Inflammatory skin disease caused by herpes virus characterized by small blisters in clusters. ...
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impetigo
 
Superficial skin infection characterized by pustules and caused by either staphylococci or...
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Kaposi sarcoma
 
A cancerous condition starting as purple or brown pimples on the feet, which spreads through...
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laceration
 
Torn ragged, edged wounds
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lesion
 
Any pathological change in the structure or function of tissue resulting from injury or disease
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pediculosis
 
Invasion into the skin by hair and lice
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psoriasis
 
Chronic skin condition producing red lesions covered with silvery scales
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rosacea
 
chronic disorder of the skin that produces erythema, papules, pustules, and broken blood vessels,...
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scabies
 
Skin infection caused by the itch mite, a minute animal whose relative is the tick.  The...
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scleroderma
 
A disease characterized by chronic hardening (induration)of the connective tissue of the skin...
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shingles
 
development of paInful, inflammed blisters that follow the nerve roots; caused by the same...
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squamos cell carcinoma (SqCCA)
 
A malignant growth that develops from scale like epithelial tissue.  On the skin it appears...
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systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)
 
Inflammatory disease of the joints and the protein in the white fibers (collagen) of the connective...
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tinea
 
Fungus infection of the skin commonly called “ringworm”
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urticaria
 
An itching skin eruption composed of wheals of varying size and shape
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cauterization
 
destruction of tissue with a hot or cold instrument, electric current, or caustic substance...
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cryosurgery
 
destruction of tissue by using extreme cold, often by using liquid nitrogen
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debriedment
 
removal of contaminated or dead tissue and foreign matter from an open wound
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dermabrasion
 
procedures to remove skin scars with abrasive material, such as sandpaper
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excision
 
removal by cutting
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incision
 
surgical cut or wound produced by a sharp instrument
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incision & drainage (I & D)
 
surgical cut made to allow the free flow or withdrawal of fluids from a lesion, wound, or cavity
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laser surgery
 
procedure using an instrument that emits a high powered beam of light used to cut, burn, vaporize,...
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Mohs surgery
 
technique of microscopically controlled serial excisions of skin cancers
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suturing
 
to stitch edges of a wound surgically
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adipose
 
fat
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allergy
 
Hypersensitivity to a substance
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alopecia
 
baldness
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bacteria (s. bacterium)
 
Single celled microorganisms that reproduce by cell division and may cause infection by invading...
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cicatrix
 
scar
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cyst
 
A closed sac containing fluid or semisolid material
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cytomegalovirus (CMV)
 
A herpes type virus that usually causes disease when the immune system is compromised
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diaphorsis
 
Profuse sweating
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ecchymosis
 
Escape of blood into the tissues causing superficial discoloration; a “black and blue”...
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edema
 
Puffy swelling of tissue from the accumulation of fluid
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emollient
 
Agent that softens or soothes the skin
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erythema
 
redness
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fungus (pl. fungi)
 
Organism that feeds by absorbing organic molecules from its surroundings and may cause infection...
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induration
 
Abnormal hard spot(s)
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jaundice
 
Condition characterized by a yellow tinge to the skin (xanthoderma)
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keloid
 
Overgrowth of scar tissue
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leukoplakia
 
Condition characterized by white spots or patches on mucous membrane, which may be precancerous
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macule
 
Flat, colored spot on the skin
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nevus ((pl. nevi)
 
Circumscribed pigmented area present at birth; mole, birthmark
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nodule
 
A small knotlike mass that can be felt by touch
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pallor
 
paleness
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papule
 
Small, solid skin elevation (pimple)
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petechia (pl. petechiae)
 
Pinpoint skin hemorrhages
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pressure ulcer (decub)
 
Bedsore; an open area of skin caused by pressure or irritation
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pruritus
 
Severe skin itching
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purpura
 
Disorder characterized by hemorrhages into the tissue, giving the skin a purple-red discoloration
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pustule
 
Elevation of skin containing pus
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ulcer
 
Eroded sore on the skin or mucous membrane
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verruca
 
Circumscribed cutaneous elevation caused by a virus; wart
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vesicle
 
Small elevation of the epidermis containing liquid (blister)
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virus
 
An infectious agent
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wheal
 
Transitory, round, itchy elevation of the skin with a white center and a red surrounding area...

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