Type
Crossword
Description

A chronic inlammation of sebaceous glands Acne
The final stage of the Human Immunodeficieny Virus AIDS
In a/an ________ current, the flow of electricity reverses direction Alternating
Dermatitis Venenata is an allergic reaction caused by exposure to certain Products
The subcutaneous tissue is _______ tissue found beneath the dermis Fatty
A congential disorder characterized by the complete or partial absence if pigment in the skin, hair and eyes Albinism
In the visible spectrum of light, ____ of visible light rays account for the natural sunlight 35%
______ is a lack of perspiration due to an underactive sudoriferous gland Anhidrosis
An ____ is an agent that orevents or reduces infection by eliminating or decreasing the growth of microorganisms Antiseptic
The aorta is the largest _____ of the body Artery
The top chanbers of the heart Atrium
Also known as blackheads, these hair follicles contain hardened and darkened sebum Comedo
_________ is the mildest type of skin cancer Basal cell carcinoma
The outermost protective layer of the skin containing many small nerve endings, but no blood vessels Epidermis
The middle portion of a muscle Belly
A type of disinfectant that kills bacteria Bactericidal
______ nourishes and supplies oxygen to the body Blood
One of the six functions of the skin that aids in its ability to stretch and return Absorption
The basic unit of all living matter Cell
____ is a large blister containing clear, watery fluid Bulla

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

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

Integumentary system Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Abnormal condition of whiteness Albinism
Abnormal condition of baldness Alopecia
Being without little blood vessels Avascular
Presents of bedsore, pressure sore Decubitus
Inflammation of the skin Dermatitis
Upon the skin; top layer of skin Epidermis
Above normal heat Hyperthermia
Below normal heat Hypothermia
Tumor of blackness, usually malignant Melanoma
Presence of pimples Papilla
Pertaining to oil glands Sebaceous
Horny layer of skin Stratum corneum
Approximately 12-15% of total body weight Skin
Repair that takes longer to heal and has more scar tissue Secondary repair
True skin, connective tissue, vascular Dermis
Also called hypodermal layer, attaches the muscle Subcutaneous layer
Comprised most of the epidermis and makes keratin Keratinocytes
Sensory receptors for touch Merkel cells
Makes melanin Melanocytes
Affective in the defense of the skin against microorganisms Langerhans cells
Causes silvery white scales Psoriasis
Painful bacterial infection of the hair follicles or sebaceous glands Boils
Deep flat slightly acidic layer of skin Stratum Corneum
Only on palms and soles of the feet Stratum lucidim
Keratinization process begins Stratum Granulosm
Contains melanocytes and langerhans cells Stratum spinosom
Deepest layer of skin that is always dividing Stratum germinatiuom
Same as a vesicle only greater than 10 mm Bulla
Localized changed in skin color of less than 1 cm in diameter Macule
Solid and elevated; however, they extend deeper than papules into the dermis or subcutaneous tissue, greater than 10 mm Nodules
Solid, elevated lesion less than 1 cm in diameter Papule
Vesicles or bullae that is filled with pus, usually described as less than .5 cm in diameter Pustule
A depression lesion of the epidermis and upper papillary layer of the dermis Ulcer
The same as a nodule only greater than 2 cm Tumor
Accumulation of fluid between the upper layers of the skin; elevated mass containing serous fluid; less than 10 mm Vesicle
Localized edema in the epidermis causing irregular elevation that may be red or pale, may be itchy Hives
Increased sensitivity to sunlight and the risk of getting sunburned Photosensitive
Blocks UVA and UVB rays Sunscreen
Measures the percentage of the body burned Rule of nines
Where the nail is formed Matrix

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

Integumentary System Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The very bottom player of the epidermis that has melanocytes within it. Germinativum
The very top layer of the skin that is avascular and has no pain receptors. Epidermis
The protein that is responsible for waterproofing and protection of the skin. Keratin
The gland that helps with secretion, providing oil, lubricating hair and preventing split ends. Sebaceous
(BLANK) corpuscle is the receptor that senses pressure. Pacinian
The type of tissue found in the epidermis. Stratified squamous
The yep of tissue found in the hypodermis. Adipose
The gland found in your ear that produces ear wax in order to protect the ear drum. Ceruminous
An immune response when there is an increase in sebum that contains bacteria Acne
A pathology that comes in 3 degrees, and can damage all 3 layers of the skin depending on the severity. Burn
A pooling of blood due to poor circulation where extreme vasoconstriction results in tissue death. Bedsores
The very top layer of the epidermis where there are 25-30 layers of shedding skin. Corneum
The layer of the epidermis where cells die and are filled with keratin protien. Granulosum
The receptor that senses pain and temperature. Free nerve ending
The dermis is (BLANK) to the hypodermis. Superficial
This part of the skin explains why we have fingerprints. Papillae
(BLANK) is responsible for skin color and UV ray protection. Melanin
The (BLANK) layer is deep to the papillary layer. Reticular
There are two types of this gland, apocrine and eccrine. Sweat
A (BLANK) degree burn causes damage to all 3 skin layers and destruction of free nerve endings. Third

Skin crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

When you shed skin cells of the outer layer, what layer is this? Epidermis
Is located between epidermis and subcutaneous layer Dermis
Project through the skin surface Hair follicle
The most superficial layer of the epidermis and is a layer of dead cells Stratum corneum
is the deepest layer of the five epidermis layers and also is referred to as stratum germinativum Stratum basal
What gland is also a holocrine gland and discharges an oily lipid secretion into hair follicles or in some cases onto the skin? Sebaceous gland
When stimulated this pulls on the follicle forcing the hair to stand up Arrector pili muscle
a small gland that secretes sweat, situated in the dermis of the skin. Sweat gland
originate, process, transmit, and receive nerve impulses. Nerve cell
a tubular structure carrying blood through the tissues and organs; a vein, artery, or capillary. Blood vessels
Lowest layer of the skin and has lipids Subcutaneous layer

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

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