Flashcards in 7 - Integumentary System Deck (78)
Which condition could be caused by consuming too much carotene?
Orange-tinted appearance of the skin
The study of the skin and its pathology is called ____
The sebaceous glands form ______
The skin aids in the synthesis of _____
Which structure forms prespiration?
The ____ is the most superficial layer of skin.
_____ is caused by a lack of oxygen in the blood.
A pigment produced in the skin that gives skin color is ______
Candida Albicans is a _______
Skin that has hardened is ________
Tactile cells are also known as ______
______ makes the skin waterproof.
A ___ is a large blister.
Goose bumps are caused by the ______
____ is a contagious condition and a contraindication.
d. Seborrheic Keratosis
Hair and nails; also known as dermal appendages.
A type of gland that develops along the hair follicles and starts secreting at the onset of puberty. It produces odorless sweat, which supports the growth of bacteria; bacteria in sweat create body odor.
Apocrine sweat gland
The precursor to vitamin A.
A protein in connective tissue that gives the skin strength and flexibility.
An inflammation of the skin.
A disorder of the skin involving lesions or eruptions, in which there is usually no inflammation.
The deeper connective tissue layer of the skin; the thick skin.
A gland in the skin that extracts material from blood to form excretions.
A coiled tubular gland found all over the body that produces sweat directly onto the skin.
Eccrine sweat gland
A protein in connective tissue that gives skin it's elastic properties.
A peripheral end of a sensory nerve with filaments that end freely in the tissue
Free nerve ending
A tube-shaped depression in the dermis; extends to the hypodermis and gives rise to keratinized epidermal cells, or hair.
A protein in red blood cells that carries oxygen.
The deepest (or subcutaneous) layer of the skin; includes areole and adipose tissue
A type of nerve terminal found in the skin, the mouth, and eyelids; sensitive to cold.
Krause end bulb
A type of white blood cell found in the epidermis that helps protect the body from invading bacteria and/or viruses.
A small, oval sensory body found in the papillae of the skin.
A small, oval body found in the terminating ends of some of the tiny branches of sensory nerves of the skin.
A sensory organ found in the subcutaneous connective tissue of the fingers.
A layer of the epidermis.
What waterproofs the skin?
Another term for hypodermis.
The fat layer of the hypodermis.
A flat, small, discolored area of the skin (e.g., a freckle).
An elevated , firm, circular area, such as a wart or mole.
A small, pus-filled lesion or bump on the skin surface.
A small, rounded nodule, lesion, or prominence attached to bone, mucous membrane, or skin.
An abnormal mass of tissue that results from excessive cell division; can be benign or malignant.
A small fluid-filled blister.
The scab that forms on a healing wound.
A crack in the skin, such as chapped lips or chapped hands.
An accumulation of epidermal flakes, such as dandruff.
Fibrous tissue that replaces normal skin after injury.
An open lesion on the skin usually extending to the dermis, the layer below the skin; usually associated with redness, serious moisture, and irritation until scabbing occurs.
An itchy, swollen lesion that goes away after a few hours.
A yellow discoloration that may be related to blood diseases, inflammation of the liver, or a blockage in the bile duct.
A paleness of the skin most often caused by a lack of circulation.
Pallor or blanching
A darkening of the skin that is caused by Addison disease.
Another term for bruising.
A disease of the sebaceous glands that can also involve the hair follicles, is characterized by inflammatory lesions, such as papules and pustules, as well as noninflammatory lesions, such as blackheads and whiteheads.
An absence of body hair where hair usually exists.
A benign tumor in the skin that is made of distended blood vessels or lymph vessels that usually are irregularly shaped.
The most common form skin cancer; a malignant growth most often found on fair-skinned people, usually on the face or on other areas exposed to the sun.
Basal cell carcinoma
A small mass of hardened fat and cellular debris that appears most frequently on the face and upper body; an open comedone.
A thickened area of the keratin layer of the epidermis that results from repeated friction or pressure.
An acute bacterial infection of the deep subcutaneous tissue characterized by redness and swelling; may affect whole muscle.
An infected sore or blister occurring on the lips or mouth, caused by the herpes simplex virus.
A lesion characterized as open or closed.
A keratinized horny layer in the epidermis of the foot.
A superficial fungal infection of the skin, hair, or nails; sometimes refers to ringworm or athlete's foot.
Also known as a boil, a growth that results from a staph infection in a hair follicle or sweat gland.
Small parasites that adhere to the skin and cause an itchy, red rash.
A benign clump of fat cells.
A malignant tumor arising from the deep, pigment-producing cells of the skin; the leading cause of death related to skin lesions. It is irregularly shaped and varies in color.
A benign pigmented skin lesion.
An ulcer of the neural tissue.
Referring to the fold of skin surrounding the nails.
A chronic skin disorder of the face caused by inflammation of the cheeks, nose, forehead and eyelids.
A benign lesion caused by excessive growth of the top layer of skin
A harmless polyp-like growth of epidermis and fibrous tissue growing outward.
A general term that refers to a ringworm or similar fungal infections; also called dermatophytosis.