Dermatology Terms: Trivia Questions! Quiz

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Dermatology Terms: Trivia Questions! Quiz

Think you are a dermatology expert? How many dermatology terms are you aware of? This quiz will help to broaden your knowledge of skin terminology. With this quiz, you will need to be aware of terms such as the epidermis, dermis, hypodermis, and xeroderma. You will also be responsible for knowing what an abscess is, which gland secretes wax, and why acne is considered as inflammation of the skin. Put on your game face and take this incredible quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The Skin regulates the body's_____________.
    • A. 

      Temperature

    • B. 

      Hormones

    • C. 

      Oxygen

  • 2. 
    The epidermis is the top layer of the skin and has no blood or nerve supply.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Hair:
    • A. 

      Onych/o

    • B. 

      Corium

    • C. 

      Trich/o

  • 4. 
    The Dermis is a living_________________with nerve supplies, hair follicles, veins, and glands.
  • 5. 
    The Hypodermis is:
    • A. 

      the third fatty layer of skin

    • B. 

      A pathological condition

    • C. 

      A lesion caused by trauma

  • 6. 
    Onychomalacia means_____________________of the nails.
  • 7. 
    Ungu/al means pertaining to the ________________.
  • 8. 
    Xeroderma means ____________ skin.
  • 9. 
    Pilonidal means pertaining to:
    • A. 

      Ratty hair

    • B. 

      Hair in a nest

    • C. 

      Oily hair

  • 10. 
    Albinism means no pigementation.
    • A. 

      Albinism means no pigmentation

    • B. 

      Albinism means a condition of the hair.

  • 11. 
    Hyperhidrosis means abnormal condition of excessive_____________.
  • 12. 
    Pertaining to under the skin:
    • A. 

      Subcyst

    • B. 

      Hypogenic

    • C. 

      Hypodermic

  • 13. 
    An abcess is a localized collection of pus in any body part resulting from the invasion of a pyogenic bacterium.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Scleroderma means _________________ of the skin.
  • 15. 
    Acne is inflammation of the __________________ glands.
  • 16. 
    The ceruminous gland secretes wax.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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