Flashcards in Chapter 3: Skin Term, Conditions, and Signs Deck (31):
is a discolored spot on the skin; example: freckle
is a solid, circumscribed, elevated area on the skin; example:pimple
is a small, fluid filled sac; example: blister. A bulla is a large ________
is a dry, serous or seropurulent, brown, yellow, red, or green exudation that is seen as secondary lesions; example: eczema
is a thin, dry flake of cornified epithelial cells; example: psoriasis
is a localized, evanescent elevation of the skin that is often accompanied by itching; example: urticaria
is a larger papule; example: acne
is a small, elevated, circumscribed lesion of the skin that is filled with pus; example: varicella (chickenpox)
_____ or ______ is an eating or gnawing away of tissue; examples: an open sore, decubitus ulcer
is a cracklike sore or slit that extends through the epidermis into the dermis; example: athlete's foot
is the medical term for measles
is an irregular tearing of a surface, especially the skin
is the removal of foreign material, dead or damaged tissue from a wound, especially from a severe burn
A _______ is an injury in which the skin is not broken but becomes discolored due to escape of fluid into subcutaneous tissue.
is the forcible tearing away of a body part or structure such as a finger, toe, foot, or hand
means without decay, sterile, free from all living micro-organisms
An ________ is a scraping away of skin or mucous membrane. It is a result of injury or caused by mechanical means.
is the medical term for a wart
A _______ is an acute, painful nodule formed in the subcutaneous layers of the skin, a gland, or a hair follicle.
A ________ is a pigmented, elevated spot above the surface of the skin. It is commonly called a mole.
A _________ is commonly called a blackhead
The separation or bursting open of a surgical would is called _______
the medical name for severe itching is called_____
overgrowth of scar tissue due to excessive collagen formation is called a _______
_________ is an inflammatory skin disease marked by isolated pustules that become crusted and rupture
________ is an acute or chronic inflammatory skin disease, often referred to as dermatitis
______ is the medical term for freckle
_______is a medical term that literally means "an itching"
_________ is an infection of the skin or mucous membranes by yeast like fungi
_________ is a condition characterized by excessive growth of hair or the presence of hair in unusual places, especially women