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Lesion

Wound, injury, or pathological change in body tissue

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Systemic

Pertaining to a system or the whole body rather than a localized area.

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Therapeutic

Pertaining to treating, remediation, or curing a disorder or disease.
[therapeut=treatment; -ic=pertaining to]

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Dermatologist

Physicians who specialize in treating integumentary disorders

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Dermatology

Study of the integumentary system

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Integumentary

Skin. Derived from Latin: "integumentum"=covering.
*Largest organ of the body, consisting of several tissues structurally arranged to function together.

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Epidermis

Outer layer of the skin. Forms protective covering of the body. Thinner on eyelids and thickest on palm of the hands. Nonsensitive layer-no blood supply or nerve supply. (Avascular) Dependent on the dermis' network of capillaries for nourishment.

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Dermis

Inner layer of skin. Rich with blood vessels (vascular), nerve endings, sebaceous (oil) and sudoriferous (sweat) glands, and hair follicles. Also includes the nails. Subcutaneous tissue lies just beneath dermis and binds it to underlying structures. Main function of subcutaneous tissue: protect tissue and organs underneath, prevent heat loss.

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Cutane/o
Dermat/o
Derm/o

Skin

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Pil/o
Trich/o

Hair/hair follicle

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Seb/o

Sebaceous (oil) gland

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Arteriol/o

Arteriole

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Neur/o

Nerve

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Sudor/o
Hidr/o

Sudoriferous (Sweat) Gland/pore

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Cutaneous

Pertaining to the skin
[cutane=skin; -ours=pertaining to]

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