Introduction to Medical Terminology: Skin: The Integumentary System - Quiz B Flashcards
Which term describes an injury that does not involve a break in the skin?
Which substance is an anticoagulant that is released in response to injury?
What type of injury is one in which the superficial layers of skin are scraped or rubbed away?
Which term describes the black pigment that determines one's skin color?
Which condition is an inherited deficiency or absence of pigment in the skin, hair, and eyes?
Which surgical procedure is also known as a face-lift?
Which term, also known as a scab, describes a collection of dried serum and cellular debris?
Which term describes a large, tender, swollen area caused by a staphylococcal infection around hair follicles or sebaceous glands?
Which condition involves tissue death that is usually associated with a loss of circulation?
Which term describes profuse, but not necessarily excessive, sweating?
Which cancer of the cells of the epithelium spreads quickly to other body systems?
squamous cell carcinoma
Which structure is a mushroom-like growth from the surface of a mucous membrane?
Which treatment is the use of chemicals to remove the outer layers of skin to treat acne scarring, fine wrinkling, and keratoses?
Which condition is commonly known as nail biting?
Which procedure is the removal of dirt, foreign objects, damaged tissue, and cellular debris from a wound?
Which condition is an infestation with the itch mite?
Which degree of burn involves damage to the epidermis, corium, and subcutaneous layers?
Which medical term describes a large blister that is more than 0.5 cm in diameter?
Which term describes excessively dry skin?
Which condition is characterized by flare-ups in which red papules covered with silvery scales occur on the elbows, knees, scalp, back, or buttocks?