MA 161

  1. sebaceous gland
    oil-secreting gland in the dermis that is associated with hair follicles.
  2. stratum corneum
    outermost layer of the epidermis, which consists of flattened, keratinized cells.
  3. subcutaneous layer
    innermost layer of the skin, containing fat tissue
  4. cyst
    thick-walled, closed sac or pouch containing fluid or semisolid material
  5. fissure
    groove or crack-like sore
  6. macule
    flat lesion measuring less than 1 cm in diameter
  7. papule
    small (less than 1 cm in diameter), solid elevation of the skin
  8. polyp
    growth extending from the surface of mucous membrane
  9. ecchymosis
    bluish-purplish mark (bruise) on the skin
  10. petechia
    small, pinpoint hemorrhage
  11. pruritis
  12. urticaria (hives)
    acute allergic reaction in which red, round wheals develop on the skin
  13. acne
    chronic papular and pustular eruption of the skin with increased production of sebum
  14. eczema
    inflammatory skin disease with erythematous, papulovesicular lesions
  15. gangrene
    death of tissue associated with loss of blood supply
  16. impetigo
    bacterial inflammatory skin disease characterized by vesicles, pustules, and crusted-over lesions
  17. scabies
    contagious, parasitic infection of the skin with intense pruritis
  18. tinea
    infection of the skin caused by a fungus
  19. keloid
    hypertrophied, thickened scar developing after trauma or surgical incision
  20. keratosis
    thickened and rough lesion of the epidermis; associated with aging or skin damage
  21. verruca
    epidermal growth (wart) caused by a virus
  22. squamous cell carcinoma
    malignant tumor of the squamous epithelial cells in the epidermis
  23. malignant melanoma
    cancerous growth composed of melanocytes
  24. cryosurgery
    use of subfreezing temperature via liquid nitrogen application to destroy tissue
  25. skin test
    substances are injected intradermally or applied to the skin, and results are observed.
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MA 161
Ch. 16 Integumentary System Scantron Words