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integumentary system

skin and accessory organs - hair, nails, glands

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epidermis

thin outer, avascular layer

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dermis

deeper, dense layer of connective tissue. contains blood vessels, nerves, lymphatic vessels, muscle fibers, hair follicles, and sweat and sebaceous gland

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epi-

on, upon, or over

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subcutaneous

a spongy, porous layer with a rich blood supply and a wealth of fat-producing cells

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sub-

under

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cutane/o

skin

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-ous

pertaining to

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cutane/o, derm/o, dermat/o

skin

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dermatology

study of the skin

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dermatologist

specialist of the skin

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hyperdermic

below the dermis

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epidermal

something is on or over the skin

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intra-

within

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intradermal

within the skin

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per-

through

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percutaneous

a drug or disease agent delivered or spreading though the skin

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transdermal

administration of an agent or drug through the skin

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keratin

hard, water repellent protein

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keratinized cells

horny cells

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kerat/o

horny tissue, or hard

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keratogenic

condition originating in horny tissue

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melanocytes

specialized cells distributed throughout the basal layer of the epidermis that contains black pigment melanin

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melanin

black pigment

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subcutaneus tissue anchors the dermis and the epidermis to the

underlying muscle and bone

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lipocytes

fat cells

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hair

outgrowth of flexible, keratinized fibers from the skin

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tich/o

hair

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lunula

site of nail growth

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onych/o, ungu/o

nail