Type
Crossword
Description

A term used to identify intense and severe conditions; implies a rapid onset. Acute
A substance that causes an allergy. Allergen
A term used to describe conditions that are frequent and continuring, persisting for a period of three months or more. Chronic
Refers to a disease that is communicable by casual contact. Contagious
An inflammatory disorder of the skin. Dermatitis
Identification of a of a disease based on the presence of certain characterisitics. Diagnosis
A swelling of tissue or skin, caused by an excessive accumulation of fluid in the tissue. Edema
A redness of the skin caused by dilation or congestion of the capillaries. Erythema
The study of the cause of diseases, disorders or conditions. Etiology
An excessive amount of keratin cell production on the stratum corneum, or horny layer of the skin. Hyperkeratosis
Reaction of tissue to irritation characterized by redness, pain, swelling and/or increased temperature. Inflammation
The buildup of skin cells on the epidermis. Keratosis
A skin condition that is caused by animal or vegetable parasites, such as pediculosis(lice) or ringworm. Parasitic disease
The study of diseases and disorders, their causes, processes, development and consequences. Pathology
A skin condition or disorder influenced by the weather or seasonal changes. Seasonal disease
A disease that is active internally throughout the body system. Systemic disease

Chapter 4- Integumentary System (Disease and Disorders) Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Localized collection of pus Abscess
Scraping away of the skin by mechanical process Abrasion
Inflammation of the skin and subcutaneous tissue caused by infection, characterized by redness, swelling, and fever celulitis
injury with no break in the skin, characterized by pain, swelling, and discoloration (also called a bruise) contusion
noninfectious, inflammatory skin disease characterized by redness, blisters, scabs, and itching. eczema
death of tissue caused by loss of blood supply followed by bacterial invasion (a form of necrosis) gangrene
Torn, ragged-edged wound laceration
Any visible change in tissue resulting from injury or disease. It is a broad term that includes sores, wounds, ulcers, and tumors. lesion
Chronic skin condition producing red lesions covered with silvery scales. Psoriasis
Disease characterized by chronic hardening (induration) of the connective tissue of the skin and other body organs. scleroderma
Fungal infection of the skin, that may infect keratin of the skin, hair,and nails. (also called ringworm) tinea

Integumentary Medical Terminology Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

small pus containing lesion pustule
redness of the skin erythema
a bruise ecchymosis
scratching off the skin excoriation
another term for head lice pediculosis
baldness alopecia
a hard crust/scar usually caused by a burn eschar
a strep or staph skin infection marked by vesicles that rupture and form yellow crusts especially around the mouth and nose impetigo
removal of tissue from an infected lesion debridement
hives urticaria
a test for TB mantoux
necrotic or dead tissue gangrene
scales or layers exfoliation
redness in skin caused by some substance such as a food eczema
removal of tissue from body for examination biopsy

CH 8 -SKIN DISORDERS AND DISEASES Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Thin, dry, or oily plates of epidermal flakes. Scales
An uncomfortable and often chronic, disease of the skin, characterized by inflammation, scaling and sometimes severe itching. Eczema
Congenital leukoderma or the absence of melanin pigment of the body, including the hair, skin and eyes. Albinism
Deficiency in perspiration, often a result of fever or certain skin diseases. Anhidrosis
Term that means - cannot survive in the presence of oxygen. Anaerobic
Condition characterized by increased pigmentation on the skin in spots that are not elevated. Chloasma
Most common and least severe type of skin cancer; often characterized by light or pearly nodules Basal Cell carcinoma
The main source for acne bacteria is ______. Fatty acids
A freckle is an example of a mark on the skin called a __________. Lesion
A large blister containing a watery fluid is a ________. Bulla.
A flat spot or discoloration on the skin is a _______. Macule
An inflamed pimple containing pus. Pustule
An abnormal cell mass that varies in size, color, and shape. Tumor
A thick scar resulting from excessive growth of fibrous tissue is known as a ______. Keloid
Distended or dilated surface blood vessels. Telangiectasias
Hypertrophy of the papillae and epidermis is a _______. Wart
The American cancer society recommends using a checklist to recognize potential skin cancer or changes in moles, using the letter b to check mole ________. Borders
Excessive sweating caused by heat or general body weakness. Hyperhidrosis
A non-contagious skin disease characterized by red patches covered with silver- white scales found on the scalp. Psoriasis
Benign, keratin filled cysts that appear just under the epidermis and have no visible opening are called ________. Milia

Non Communicable Diseases Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

progressive disease that destroys memory and other important mental functions. Alzheimers
Condition where pigments is lost from areas of skin, causing white patches Vitiligo
Inflammation of subcutaneous connective tissue Cellulitis
nervous system disease that weakens muscles and impacts physical function Lou Gehrigs Disease
A chronic inflammatory disorder affecting many joints, including those in the hands and feet Arthritis
Widespread muscle pain and tenderness Fibromyalgia
a metabolic disease in which the body’s inability to produce any or enough insulin causes elevated levels of glucose in the blood Diabetes
condition in which a person's airways become inflamed, narrow and swell, and produce extra mucus, which makes it difficult to breathe Asthma
group of genetic diseases that cause progressive weakness and loss of muscle mass Dystrophy
cancer that forms in the cells of the breasts Cancer

Endocrine System Disorders Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

a swelling of the neck resulting from enlargement of the thyroid gland. Goiter
when your adrenal glands are damaged, producing insufficient amounts of the hormone cortisol and often aldosterone as well. Addison's Diesease
which the adrenal gland(s) make too much aldosterone which leads to hypertension (high blood pressure) and low blood potassium levels. Hyperaldosteronism
is caused by problems arising from the pituitary gland. The pituitary gland, also called the hypophysis, is a gland at the base of the brain that produces many different hormones. Pituitary dwarfism
a disease in which the body’s ability to produce or respond to the hormone insulin is impaired, resulting in abnormal metabolism of carbohydrates and elevated levels of glucose in the blood and urine. Hyperglycemia
seizure is a medical sign consisting of the involuntary contraction of muscles, which may be caused by disease or other conditions that increase the action potential frequency of muscle cells or the nerves that innervate them. Hypoparathyroidism
Rickets is the softening and weakening of bones in children, usually because of an extreme and prolonged vitamin D deficiency. Hyperparathyroidism
a condition of severely stunted physical and mental growth owing to untreated congenital deficiency of thyroid hormone Child Cretinism
usually result from a type of lung cancer, or by pituitary tumors Androgens
affects women much more frequently than men, and that the subjects are for the most part of middle age. Adult myxedema
A substance produced in one part of the body, especially in an endocrine gland, that has an effect on another part of the body, to which it is usually carried in the bloodstream. cortical Hormones
a hormone that stimulates growth in animal or plant cells, especially (in animals) a hormone secreted by the pituitary gland. Growth Hormone
the pituitary produces excessive amounts of GH. Acromegaly
a swelling of the neck and protrusion of the eyes resulting from an overactive thyroid gland. Graves Disease
deficiency of glucose in the bloodstream. Hypoglycemia
a disease in which the secretion of or response to the pituitary hormone vasopressin is impaired, resulting in the production of very large quantities of dilute urine, often with dehydration and insatiable thirst. Diabetes insipidus
A mood disorder characterized by depression that occurs at the same time every year. SAD
used illegally to increase muscle, decrease fat, and enhance athletic performance and body appearance. Steroid abuse
a genetic disorder that makes XY fetuses insensitive (unresponsive) to androgens (male hormones) TFS

Skin Disorders and dieases Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

a mark on the skin that may indicate an injury or damage that changes the structure of tissues or organs. lesion
lesions that are a different color than the color of the skin and/or lesions that are raised above the surface of the skin. Primary lesions
a large blister containing a watery fluid Bulla
a closed, abnormally developed sac that contains fluid, pus, semifluid, or morbid matter, above or below the skin Cyst
any flat spot or discoloration on the skin, such as a freckle or a red spot, left after a pimple has healed Macule
a solid bump larger than .4 inches that can be easily felt Nodule
a small elevation on the skin that contains no fluid but may develop pus Papule
a raised, inflamed, papule with a white or yellow center containing pus in the top of the lesion pustule
an abnormal, rounded, solid lump above, within, or under the skin; larger than a papule tubercle
an abnormal mass varying in size, shape, and color tumor
a small blister or sac containing clear fluid, lying within or just beneath the epidermis Vesicle
an itchy, swollen lesion that lasts only a few hours; caused by a blow or scratch, an insect bite, etc... Wheal
characterized by piles of material on the skin surface, such as a crust or scab, or by depressions in the skin surface secondary skin lesion
dead cells that form over a wound or blemishwhile it is healing, an accumulation of sebum and pus, sometimes mixedwith epidermal material crust
a skin sore or abrasion produced by scratching or scraping excoriation
a crack in the skin that penetrates the dermis fissure
a thick scar resulting from excessive growth of fibrous tissue keliod
a lightly raised mark on the skin formed after an injury or lesion of the skin has healed Scar
anaother name for a scar cicatrix
an open lesion on the skin or mucous membrane of the body, accompanied by loss of skin depth and possibly weeping of fluids or pus Ulcer
when the follicle is closed and not exposed to the environment, the sebum remains white or cream colored an is a ___________ closed comedo
another named for a closed comedo is whitehead
benign, keratin filled cysts that appear just under the epidermis and have no visible opening milia
a skin disorder characterized by chronic inflammation of the sebaceous glands from retained secretions and bacteria acne
a large protruding pocket-like lesion filled with sebum sebaceous cyst
a skin condition caused by an inflammation of the sebaceous glands seborrheic dermatitis
a chronic condition that appears primarily on the cheeks and nose rosacea
a deficiency in perspiration, often a result of fever or certain diseases anhidrosis
foul-smelling perspiration bromhidrosis
excessive sweating, caused by heat or general body weakness hyperhidrosis
also known as prickly heat, is an acute inflammatory disorder of the sweat glands Miliaria rubra

Health and Wellness Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Combination of physical, mental/emotional, and social well-being Health
A very small parasitic bacterium, like a virus, requires the biochemical mechanisms of another cell in order to reproduce Chlamydia
A veneral disease involving inflammatory discharge from the urethra or vagina Gonorrhea
A substance that provides nourishment essential for growth and the maintenance of life Nutrient
A chronic bacterial disease that is contracted chiefly by infection during sexual intercourse, but also congenitally by infection of a developing fetus Syphilis
A band or bundle of fibrous tissue in a human or animal body that has the ability to contract, producing movement in or maintaining the position of parts of the body Muscle
The process of providing or obtaining the food necessary for health and growth Nutrition
A mineral important in building and maintaining bones, and for muscle and nerve function Calcium
A unit of energy in food Calorie
The state or condition of being in good physical and mental health Wellness
Excessive or extra weight Overweight
The scientific study of the human mind and its functions Psychology
Food that can be prepared quickly and easily and is sold in restaurants and snack bars as a quick meal or to be taken out Fast Food
The condition of being grossly fat or overweight Obesity
Wheat or any other cultivated cereal crop used as food Grain
A measure of body weight relative to height Body Mass Index
A condition that causes pain in muscles, joints, ligaments and tendons Fibromyalgia
A nutritional diagram Food Pyramid
Found only in plant foods Fiber
A hormone that is released from the adrenal glands in response to stress that facilitates fat storage and has a catabolic affect on muscle and connective tissue Cortisol
A fat-like substance that is made by the body and is found naturally in animal foods such as meat, fish, poultry, eggs, and dairy products Cholesterol
A form of vitamin A found naturally in yellow/orange vegetables and fruits Beta Carotene
Personal habits or behaviors related to the way a person lives Lifestyle Factors
High blood pressure Hypertension
A major source of energy in the diet. They are found naturally in foods such as breads, cereals, fruits, vegetables, and milk and dairy products Carbohydrate

Milady 2016 Chapter 5 Infection Control: Principles & Practices Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

One-celled microorganisms having both plant and animal characteristics. Some are harmful and some are harmless Bacteria
Transmission of blood or body fluids through touching (including shaking hands), kissing, coughing, sneezing, and talking. Direct Transmission
Single-cell organisms that grow in irregular masses that include molds, mildews, and yeasts. Fungi
Transmission of blood or body fluids through contact with an intermediate contaminated object, such as a razor, extractor, nipper, or an environmental surface. Indirect Transmission
Invasion of body tissues by disease-causing pathogens. Infection
Nonscientific synonym for disease-producing organisms. Germs
Any organism of microscopic to submicroscopic size. Microorganism
Harmful microorganisms that enter the body and can cause disease. Pathogens
Organisms that grow, feed, and shelter on or in another organism (referred to as the host) while contributing nothing to the survival of that organism. Parasites
Various poisonous substances produced by some microorganisms (bacteria and viruses). Toxins
A submicroscopic particle that infects and resides in cells of biological organisms. Virus
Reaction due to extreme sensitivity to certain foods, chemicals, or other normally harmless substances. Allergy
A disease that is spread from one person to another person. Contagious Disease
The presence, or the reasonably anticipated presence, of blood or other potentially infectious materials on an item's surface or visible debris or residues such as dust, hair, and skin. Contamination
Condition in which the body reacts to injury, irritation, or infection. Inflammation

Non communicable disease Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Substances that cause cancer Carcinogens
Removal of a sample of tissue for examination Biopsy
Cancerous tumors are Malignant
Non cancerous tumors are Benign
Condition in which an artery of the brains breaks or is blocked Stroke
Higher than normal blood pressure Hypertension
Mass of abnormal cells Tumor
Passing of traits from parents to child Heredity
A disease that prevents the body from converting food into energy Diabetes
Disease of the joints marked by painful swelling and stiffness Arthritis
Extreme sensitivity to a substance Allergy
Substances that cause allergic responses Allergens
Raised bumps on the skin which are itchy Hives
Condition in which the airways in the lungs narrow Asthma

Milady Chapter 8 Skin Disease & Disorders Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Small, brownish spot or blemish on the skin. Ranging in color from pale tan to brown or to bluish black 1234
Large blister containing fluid Bulla
Cannot survive in the presence of oxygen Anaerobic
Crack in the skin that penetrates the dermis Fissure
Small blister or sac containing clear fluid, lying within or just beneath the epidermis Vesicle
Abnormal growth of the skin Hypertrophy
Itchy, swollen lesion that lasts only a few hours; caused by a blow or scratch, the bite of an insect, urticaria or nettle sting. Ex. Hives and mosquito bites Wheal
Darker than normal pigmentation Hyperpigmentation
Chronic condition appears on the cheeks and nose, characterized by redness, distended or dilated surface blood vessels Rosacea
Bacterial infection commonly known as pink eye Conjunctivitis
An inflammatory, often chronic disease of the skin characterized by moderate to severe inflammation, scaling, and severe itching Eczema
Contagious bacterial skin infection characterized by weeping lesions Impetigo
Also known as cicatrix Scar
Allergic reaction created by repeated exposure to a chemical or a substance Sensitization
Abnormal brown-colored or wine-colored skin discoloration Stain
Flat spot or discoloration on the skin Macule
Foul-smelling prespiration Bromhidrosis
Also known as wart Verruca
Technical term for freckles Lentigines
Also known as a birthmark Nevus
Liver spots Chloasma
Hereditary condition that causes hypo pigmented spots and splotches on the skin, may be related to thyroid conditions Vitiligo
Abnormal, rounded, solid lump above, within, or under the skin Tubercle
Absence on pigment, resulting in light or white splotches Hypopigmentation
Skin sore or abrasion produced by scratching or scraping Excoriation
Open lesion on the skin or mucous membrane of the body, accompanied by pus and loss of skin depth Ulcer
Inflammatory condition of the skin Dermatitis
Congenital hypopigmentation Albinism
Skin disease characterized by red patches covered with silver-white scales; usually found on the scalp, elbows, knees, chest, and lower back Psoriasis
Thick scar Keloid
Blackheads Comedo
Dead cells that form over a wound or blemish Crust
Closed, abnormally developed sac containing fluid, pus, semi-fluid, or morbid matter Cyst