Flashcards in Medical Terminology: Chapter 5 Skin Deck (97)
what are the accessory organs?
hair, nails, sweat and oil glands
what makes up the integumentary system:
accessory organs and skin
beneath the skins surface provides sensations of temperature
what are the two layers of the skin?
epidermis and dermis
what are the functions of the subcutaneous layer of tissue?
binds the dermis to underlying structures; regulates temp; stores fat and cushions/is\insulates the body
in the basal layer what cells protect the skin from the damaging effects of the sun?
which accessory organs produce oils?
list the sensations provided by the skin?
heat, cold, pressure, and touch
cutane/o; derm/o; dermat/o
abnormally excessive sweating that's not necessarily related to higher temperatures or exercising
erythema/o; erythemat/o; erythr/o
adipl/o; lip/o; steat/o
genetic skin disorder characterized by dry scaling skin that may be thickened or very thin
horny tissue; hard; cornea:
abnormally dry skin
group of rare diseases that involve the hardening and tightening of the skin and connective tissue
abnormal condition without sweat:
treatment without cold: