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Integumentary System

epidermis

outer layer of the skin

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keratin

horny, or cornified, layer composed of protein. It is contained in the hair, skin and nails

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melanin

color, or pigmentation of the skin

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dermis

inner layer of skin (also called the true skin)

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sudoriferous (sweat) glands

tiny, coiled, tubular structures, that emerge through pores on the skin's surface and secrete sweat

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sebaceous glands

secrete sebum (oil) into the hair follicles where the hair shafts pass through the dermis

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hair

compressed, keratinized cells that arise from hair follicles, the sacs that enclose the hair fibers

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nails

originate in the epidermis. Nails are found on the upper surface of the ends of the fingers and toes. The white area at the base of the nail is called the lunula or moon

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cutane/o, derm/o, dermat/o

skin

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hidr/o

sweat

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kerat/o

horny tissue, hard

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onych/o, ungu/o

nail

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seb/o

sebum (oil)

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trich/o

hair

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a

noun suffix, no meaning

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coccus (pl. cocci)

berry-shaped (form of bacterium)

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ectomy

exicision or surgical removal

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ia

diseased or abnormal state, condition of

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itis

inflammation

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malacia

softening

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opsy

view or, viewing

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phagia

eating or swallowing

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plasty

surgical repair

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rrhea

flow, discharge

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tome

instrument used to cut

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dermatitis

inflammatino of the skin

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dermatoconiosis

abnormal conditino of the skin caused by dust

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dermatofibroma

fibrous tumor of the skin

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hidradentitis

inflammation of a sweat gland

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leiodermia

condition of smooth skin