Type
Matching Worksheet
Description

An open follicle with a black surface plug, due to sebums contact with air. Blackhead
A pearly white enclosed cyst. Milia
A small elevation of the skin, usually inflammatory, that does not contain pus. Papule
Inflammed hard lesion found deep in skin at point of hair follicle that becomes clogged. Nodule cystic acne
A plugged sebaceous gland with an opening that is not widely dilated. Whitehead
A small inflammed elevation, filled with bacterial fluid and pus. Pustule
A foul smelling perspiration caused by the yeast and bacteria that break down the sweat on the surface of skin. Bromidrosis
A lack of perspiration caused by failure of the sweat glands. Anhidrosis
An over-production of perspiration caused by excessive heat or general body weakness. Hyperhidrosis
An acute burning, itching rash, caused by excessive heat. Miliaria rubra
A group of inherited conditions that results in the failure of the skin to produce melanin. Albinism
A congential disorder that occurs when the skin lacks pigmentation due to a decrease of melanocyte activity. Leukoderma
An aquired skin disease characterized by white patches that are caused by loss of pigment in a number of melanin cells. Vitiligo
Common disorder in pregnant women which results in increased pigmentation, causing flat, light to dark patches on the face. Melasma or Chloasma

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

Skin Disorders & Diseases Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Chronic inflammation of the sebaceous glands from retained secreations and bacteria Acne
An absence of melanin pigment of the body Albinism
Inability to sweat Anhidrosis
Most common and least severe type of skin cancer Basal cell carcinoma
Foul smelling perspiration Brohmhidrosis
Large blister containing a watery fluid Bulla
Pinkeye Conjunctivitis
Inflammation of the skin caused by having contact with chemicals Contactdermatitis
An accumulation of seabum and pus Crust
Morbid matter above or below the skin Cyst
Moderate to severe inflammation, scaling, and sometimes severe itching Eczema
Environmental factors that contribute to aging Extrinsicfactors
Crack in the skin that penetrates the dermis Fissure
Fever blister or cold sore Herpessimplex1
Excessive sweating Hyperhidrosis
Darker than normal pigmentation Hyperpigmentation
Absence of pigment Hypopigmentation
Weeping lesions caused by staphlococcus Impetigo
Thick scar Keloid
Freckle or red spot left after a pimple has healed Macule
Most serious form of skin cancer Malignantmelanoma
A solid bump larger than 0.4 inches Nodule
Red patches covered with silver white scales Psoriasis
A thin plate of epidermal flakes Scale
Distended or dilated surface blood vessels Telangiectasis
Wart Verruca
Itchy swollen lesion that lasts only a few hours Wheal

Words of the Skin Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

outer, thinner layer of the skin that is composed of living and dead cells. epidermis
thicker layer of the skin beneath the epidermis that is made up of connective tissue and contauns blood vessels and nerves. dermis
a pigment that gives the skin, hair, and eyes their color. melanin
produces an oily secretion called sebum. sebaceous gland
structures within the dermis that secrete perspiration through ducts to pores on the skin surface. sweat glands
most serious form of skin cancer. melanoma
condition that can occur if the scalp becomes too dry and dead skin cells are shed. dandruff
structure that surrounds the root of a hair. hair follicle
specialize in skin problems. dermatologist
skin cindition in which patches of skin have lost all pigment. vitiligo
common skin problem among teens. acne

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

The Integumentary System Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Tiny, smooth muscles attached to hair follicles, contraction causes the hair to stand upright arrector pili
structure with outer and inner root sheaths extending from the epidermal surface into the dermis and from which new hair develops. hair follicle
the less numerous type of sweat gland; produces a secretion containing water, salts, proteins, and fatty acids. apocrine
fat cells adipose cells
superficial layer of the skin; composed of keratinized stratified squamous epithelium epidermis
layer of skin deep to the epidermis; composed of dense irregular tissue dermis
subcutaneous tissue just deep to the skin; consists of adipose plus some areolar connective tissue. hypodermis
loose areolar connective tissue of woven collagen and elastic with rich supply of blood vessels papillary layer
dense irregular connective tissues making up approx. 80% of dermis reticular layer
fine-touch receptors, light pressure, abundant in finger tips, you gather information about its shape, texture, and density, info your brain uses to identify the object meissner's corpuscles
dark pigment formed by cells called melanocytes; imparts color to skin and hair melanin
a primary tissue that covers the body surface, lines its internal cavities, and forms glands epithelial tissue

Integumentary System Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Makes up 7% of body weight Skin
Are cells that produce keratin. Keratinocytes
Produce Melanin or pigment Melanocytes
Is the thicker inner region of skin Dermis
Also called the subcutaneous layer Hypodermis
Composed of keratinized filaments rising from pouchlike follicles in the dermis. Hair
or hair follicle receptor HairRootPlexus
an inflammatory Bacterial skin infection Acne
Detect light pressure and low frequency vibration MeissnerCorpuscles
The ability to perceive objects or forces through physical contact Touch
Glands that produce earwax ceruminous
Glands that produce sweat sudoriferous
Produces oil Sebaceous
Glands that produce a watery liquid Eccrine
Glands located in the axilla and the areola of the breast Apocrine
compact Keratinizedcells that form thin hard plates found on the fingers Nails
Is a pigment that give people yellow or golden color Carotene
Are Muscles attached to Hair follicles ArrectorPilli
Detect changes in the temperature and located beneath the skim Thermoreceptors
Is the crescent shaped white area at the base of the nail. Lunula
Was a Hungarian psychiatrist and pioneer in touch deprivation research ReneASpitz
Or tactile disks MerkelDisks
Information from receptors in the skin travel toward this area. PostcentralGyrus
A natural occuring protien found in connective tissues Collagen
Type of tissue that makes up the dermis Epithelial
Deepest layer of the epidermis StratumGerminativum
Is between the epidermis and the dermis Epidermal Junction
found only in the thick skin of palms and soles of feet Stratum Lucium

Personal Health Care Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

largest organ on the human body skin
outer, thinner layer of skin epidermis
The substance produced by the cells which makes your skin waterproof lipid
pigment that gives the skin, hair and iris of your eyes melanin
single thick layer composed of connective tissue, which gives the skin its elastic qualities dermis
the role skin plays in preventing pathogens and bacteria from entering your system protection
type of gland that aid in cooling the skin by releasing perspiration sweat
the oily secretion that keeps skin and hair from drying out. sebum
is the result of the skin's pores becoming clogged and the bacteria causes pus to form under the skin acne
A structure that surrounds the root of the hair follicles
most dangerous form of skin cancer melanoma
inflamed or scaly patch of skin resulting from an allergic reaction dermatitis
outward sign that skin has been damaged by UV rays suntan
tiny parasite that lives in the scalp hair of humans lice
protects your scalp from sun exposure and provides warmth hair

Dermatology Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A plateau-like lesion elevated above the skin surface plaque
A rounded or flat-topped plaque that is fleeting (evanesces), due to localized dermal edema wheal
A circumscribed flat skin lesion without elevation or depression Macule
A superficial, raised, solid lesions <0.5cm in diameter Papule
Medical term for a bruise ecchymosis
A cavity within the skin containing solid or semi-solid material Cyst
Circumscribed superficial cavity of the skin that contains purulent exudate Pustule
Circumscribed superficial cavity of the skin containing serous fluid or blood; <1cm vesicle
Dried serum, blood or purulent exudate on the skin surface Crust
Hypertrophic scar Keloid
Desquamated flakes of stratum corneum, loose but adherent to the skin Scale
Diminution or loss of some or all layers of the skin Atrophy
Linear erosions in the skin caused by scratching Excoriations
Heaviest organ in the body Skin
Thin, avascular and most superficial layer of the skin Epidermis
Brownish pigment, determined by genetics and increased by sunlight melanin
Yellow skin pigment Carotene
Yellowing of the skin from increased bilirubin jaundice
A type of gland that produces sebum, or a fatty substance, onto the skin surface sebaceous
Shape of a lesion described as "coin-like" with no central clearing nummular
Shape of a lesions described as "ring-like" with a central clearing Annular
Medical term for hair loss alopecia
Bluish discoloration of the skin usually indicative of low tissue oxygenation cyanosis
An inflamed hair follicle furuncle
A raised, palpable lesion that is larger and usually deeper than a papule nodule
Fatty tumor lipoma
Small linear or serpiginous pathway in the epidermis caused by mites burrow
red vascular lesion usually found on the skin angioma
flat macular lesions larger than 1 cm patch

The Integumentary System Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

most superficial layer of the skin Epidermis
These respond to light, touch, pressure and pain Receptors
Inflammation of the sebaceous gland ducts Acne
middle layer of the skin Dermis
Produce skin pigments called melanin Melanocytes
Very fine and non-pigmented hair Lanugo
White crescent found on your fingernail bed Lunula
Thick, coarse and very pigmented hair Terminal
An example of this type of communication is blushing Nonverbal
Thsi results from an over production of melanin Age spots
This is the use of a black light to view pigment changes in the skin Woods Light
This is an infestation of mites Scabies
Scar tissue Fibroblasts
The thickening at the end of a hair follicle Bulb
The part of the hair follicle that extends out from the skin Shaft
What happens once the keratinocyte's have completely filled with keratin and died Cornification

Pigment disorders of the skin Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A.k.a. "Pinkeye"; infection of the eye(s) and may be caused by a bacteria or a virus Conjunctivitis
Broad term used to describe any inflammatory condition of the skin Dermatitis
Contagious bacterial skin infection characterized by weeping lesions and usually caused by staphylococcus bacteria. Impetigo
Inflammatory, uncomfortable, and often chronic disease of the skin; includes scaling and sometimes severe itching Eczema
Recurring viral infection that often presents as a fever blister (no spaces) HerpesSimplex1
Skin disease characterized by red patches covered with silver-white scales Psoriasis
Abnormal discolorations Dyschromias
Darker than normal pigmentation Hyperpigmentation
The absence of pigment, resulting in light or white splotches Hypopigmentation
Absence of melanin in the body Albinism
"Mask of pregnancy", hyperpigmentation in spots that are not elevated Chloasma
"freckles" Lentigines
Light, abnormal patches caused by a burn, scar, inflammation, or congenital disease Leukoderma
"birthmark" Nevus
Abnormal brown-colored or wine-colored skin discoloration with a circular or irregular shape Stain
The change in pigmentation of skin caused by exposure to the sun or UV light Tan
Hereditary condition that causes hypopigmented spots and splotches on the skin that often appear milky white Vitiligo