HSC 3537 Chapter 10

The coiled tubular structures arising from the dermis that excrete sweat are the:
sudoriferous glands

The outer layer of skin is called the:

Melan/o/cytes in the stratum basale layer of the epidermis produce Melanin which is responsible for:
skin color

The layer of skin that is sometimes referred to as true skin is the:
dermis or cutis

The combining forms that mean “nail” are:
unguin/o- or onycho-

The combining forms cutane/o- (cutaneous), pel/o- (pellagra), -derm- (ep/iderm/is and dermat/itis) , and cut/i- (cut/icle) all mean:

The term Nettles, Hives, or ______________ refers to a rash that may be characterized by wheals.

The compound diagnostic term “Dermato/myc/osis” actually means:
an extensive skin fungus condition, state of, or infection

The compound term “Sebo/aden/itis” literally means:
inflamed oil gland

The combining forms Hidr/o- and Sudero- both mean:

Dermato/plast/y literally means:
skin/surgical repair/process of

The suffix that means to view is:

The suffix that means berry shaped is:

Pediculosis Corpus is often spread by:
Sharing fabrics and combs

The diagnostic term that means localization of pus is:
The diagnostic term that means localization of pus is:”

The diagnostic term Hidr/aden/itis means:
inflammation of a sweat gland

The diagnostic term that means skin or tissue bruise is:

The term that means invasion into the skin and body hair by lice is:

The pre/cancerous skin condition that is characterized by horny and hard skin that was caused by excessive exposure to sunlight is:
actinic kerat/osis

The diagnostic term _____________ actually means tissue death or literally “an eating sore.” This condition is usually caused by clostridium perfringens and/or poor blood supply.

The diagnostic term that actually means the process of scraping away the skin by a mechanical process or injury is:

A malignant neoplasmic skin condition that spreads to organs & lymph nodes, which is commonly associated with AIDS, diabetes, and lymphoma is:
Kaposi’s Sarcoma

The medical term that means berry-shaped bacteria in twisted chains is:

The medical term Cicatrix literally means:

The medical term Nevus means:
mole or birthmark

If a patient has a decubitus ulcer, he or she has a(n):
pressure bedsore

The medical term that means Wart is:

The medical term Pruritus means:
severe itching

The medical term that means small, solid skin elevation is:

The medical term which refers to a yellow or orange-yellow tinge to the skin that results from damaged liver cells is:

The diagnostic term Acne Vulgaris literally means:
pointed and common

The procedural term Dermatoplasty includes ___________ surgery.
face lifts

The diagnostic term Seb/orrhea Dermat/itis is also known as:

The diagnostic term Geriatric Alopecia actually means:
“old age” baldness “fox mange”

The disease term Anthrax literally means:
coal or carbuncle

The diagnostic term Cheil/itis literally means:
inflammation of the lip

The diagnostic term Curettage of a skin lesion literally means:

The diagnostic term Furuncle actually means ____________and is a staphylococcus infection of a hair follicle or hair gland:

The diagnostic term Rubella (red) is also known as:
3 day measles

The diagnostic term Herpes literally means:
to creep

The diagnostic term Rubeola (AKA: German or 9 Day Measles) literally means:
red or redness

A diagnostic characteristic of oral Koplik Spots (next to the back Molars “grinders”) is associated with:
Rubeola – 9 day measles

The skin condition of Shingles is caused by the Herpes Zoster Virus. This virus also causes:

The disease Smallpox (AKA: as Variola Major or Minor) is caused by a highly contagious __________ and is characterized by prostration, a vesicular-pustular rash, and fever.

The diagnostic term Malignant Melanoma actually means:
a black tumor that is bad or cancerous

The diagnostic term Ichthy/osis actually means:
fish-like skin condition with scale-like tissue

The diagnostic term Hirsut/ism literally means:
the state of being hairy

The diagnostic term Squamous Cell Carcinoma actually means:
scaly crab-like cell tumors of the surface tissue

The diagnostic term Dehiscence actually means:
to gape open

The diagnostic term Helminth/iasis, Ascar/iasis and Vermicul/osis can refer to __________________ infections of the skin or the digestive system.

The diagnostic term Onycho/myc/o/sis literally means:

The bacterial infection of the face that is referred to as ____________ is characterized by vesicles or sacs that rupture and form a golden crust.

The diagnostic term Dys/hidr/osis literally means:
condition of faulty sweating

The diagnostic term Scabies actually means:
itch mite saliva that causes severe itching

The diagnostic term Tinea Cruris (or crusis) actually means:
Jock Itch

The diagnostic term for the fungal infection Candid/iasis literally means:
glowing white/condition

The diagnostic term __________refers to red skin caused by an increase in RBCs near the surface of the skin. This proliferative bone marrow condition can cause clots, strokes, heart attacks, vertigo, weakness, tinnitus, extremity pain, and an enlarged spleen cause by excess RBC breakdown.
Poly/cyth/emia Vera

The skin condition of Ringworm is actually caused by a:

The diagnostic term Cutaneous Ulcer literally means:
skin sore

The diagnostic term Thrush is usually a fungus infection of the:
throat or vagina

The diagnostic term Sclero/derma is actually an Auto-Immune reactionary dis/ease like:
Rheumatoid Arthritis

The diagnostic term Lyme is associated with a town in ________.

The diagnostic term Xero/derma literally means:

The diagnostic term Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever is caused by a Rickettsial (small bacteria) organism that is carried by a:

The diagnostic term __________ literally means “to itch” and this chronic skin condition causes red patches with dry, thick, silvery scales.

A skin Lacer/ation literally means:
the process of tearing

Tinea Cruris is more commonly called:
Jock itch

Helminth/ic Diseases can attack multiple body systems including the integumentary, digestive, and nervous systems. They are caused by Meta/zoa Parasitic Worms called:
all of the above

The term De/fec/ation literally means:
process of feces or stool away

Cimex lectularius is also known as:
bed bugs

The physiologic (function) term De/glutition literally means:
to swallow away or down

The terms Masticat/ion and Mand/ible actually mean:
process of chewing and chewer

The term Tinea Pedis actually means:
Athletes Foot

Skin blushing, _________, or redness is usually caused by an increase in blood flow, oxy/hemoglobin, fever, inflammation, trauma “wound”, and alcohol.

The skin color variation of Pall/or is actually a __________________, which usually accompanies blood loss, various types of anemia, or shock.
decrease in skin color

The skin color variation of ___________ represents an increase in tissue bili/rubin from RBC destruction or liver cell destruction (hepat/itis). This color is best seen in the sclera of the eye, body membranes, and skin.

The relative speed with which the skin resumes its normal appearance after being stretched or compressed is called__________. It represents the amount of water in the tissues or hydration. This process is slower in seniors.

Chloasma or melasma patches do NOT appear on which part of the face?

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