congenital hypopigmentation or absence of melanin pigment of the body including the skin, hair, and eyes
abbreviated ACD; an allergy to an ingredient or a chemical usually caused by repeated skin contact with the chemical
cannot survive in the presence of oxygen
deficiency in perspiration often a result of fever or certain skin diseases
most common and least severe type of skin cancer; often characterized by light or pearly nodules
foul-smelling perspiration, usually noticeable in the armpits or on the feet, that is caused by bacteria
large blister containing a watery fluid; similar to a vesicle but larger
lso known as liver spots; a condition characterized by hyper-pigmentation on the skin in spots that are not elevated
characterized by chronic inflammation of the sebaceous glands from retained secretions and P.acnes
small, involuntary muscles in the base of the hair follicle that cause goose flesh and papillae
thickening of the skin caused by continued, repeated pressure on any part of the skin
fibrous protein that gives the skin form and strength
blackhead; hair follicle filled with keratin and sebum
small, cone-shaped elevations at the base of the hair follicles that fit into the hair bulb
a physician who specializes in diseases and disorders of the skin, hair, and nails
the study of skin and its nature, structure, functions, diseases, and treatment
protein base similar to collagen that forms elastic tissue
outermost and thinnest layer of the skin
pimple; small elevation on the skin that contains no fluid but may develop pus
a type of melanin that is red to yellow in color
most superficial layer of the skin
These respond to light, touch, pressure and pain
Inflammation of the sebaceous gland ducts
middle layer of the skin
Produce skin pigments called melanin
Very fine and non-pigmented hair
White crescent found on your fingernail bed
Thick, coarse and very pigmented hair
An example of this type of communication is blushing
Thsi results from an over production of melanin
This is the use of a black light to view pigment changes in the skin
This is an infestation of mites
The thickening at the end of a hair follicle
The part of the hair follicle that extends out from the skin
What happens once the keratinocyte's have completely filled with keratin and died
The outer layer of the skin, composed of stratified squamous
A gland that is wide spread in the skin
The system that makes you feel receptors
Nails are made of
Cancer that it's high intensity exposureto sunlight
Sun exposure can cause
Top layer of the Epidermis
The inner layer , and it's thicker
How we get are color of our skin
The membrane that lines the cavities and tubes that open to the outside
cells in the epidermis that produce dark pigment melanin
The dermis is largely composed of what fibers
The base of hair
The whitish part of your nail
Normal response to injury or stress
Sweat by a duct/ tube that opens at the surface called a
outer, thinner layer of the skin that is composed of living and dead cells.
thicker layer of the skin beneath the epidermis that is made up of connective tissue and contauns blood vessels and nerves.
a pigment that gives the skin, hair, and eyes their color.
produces an oily secretion called sebum.
structures within the dermis that secrete perspiration through ducts to pores on the skin surface.
most serious form of skin cancer.
condition that can occur if the scalp becomes too dry and dead skin cells are shed.
structure that surrounds the root of a hair.
specialize in skin problems.
skin cindition in which patches of skin have lost all pigment.
common skin problem among teens.
Makes up 7% of body weight
Are cells that produce keratin.
Produce Melanin or pigment
Is the thicker inner region of skin
Also called the subcutaneous layer
Composed of keratinized filaments rising from pouchlike follicles in the dermis.
or hair follicle receptor
an inflammatory Bacterial skin infection
Detect light pressure and low frequency vibration
The ability to perceive objects or forces through physical contact
Glands that produce earwax
Glands that produce sweat
Glands that produce a watery liquid
Glands located in the axilla and the areola of the breast
compact Keratinizedcells that form thin hard plates found on the fingers
Is a pigment that give people yellow or golden color
Are Muscles attached to Hair follicles
Detect changes in the temperature and located beneath the skim
Is the crescent shaped white area at the base of the nail.
Was a Hungarian psychiatrist and pioneer in touch deprivation research
Or tactile disks
Information from receptors in the skin travel toward this area.
A natural occuring protien found in connective tissues
Type of tissue that makes up the dermis
Deepest layer of the epidermis
Is between the epidermis and the dermis
found only in the thick skin of palms and soles of feet
Tiny, smooth muscles attached to hair follicles, contraction causes the hair to stand upright
structure with outer and inner root sheaths extending from the epidermal surface into the dermis and from which new hair develops.
the less numerous type of sweat gland; produces a secretion containing water, salts, proteins, and fatty acids.
superficial layer of the skin; composed of keratinized stratified squamous epithelium
layer of skin deep to the epidermis; composed of dense irregular tissue
subcutaneous tissue just deep to the skin; consists of adipose plus some areolar connective tissue.
loose areolar connective tissue of woven collagen and elastic with rich supply of blood vessels
dense irregular connective tissues making up approx. 80% of dermis
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
dark pigment formed by cells called melanocytes; imparts color to skin and hair
a primary tissue that covers the body surface, lines its internal cavities, and forms glands
Small, brownish spot or blemish on the skin. Ranging in color from pale tan to brown or to bluish black
Large blister containing fluid
Cannot survive in the presence of oxygen
Crack in the skin that penetrates the dermis
Small blister or sac containing clear fluid, lying within or just beneath the epidermis
Abnormal growth of the skin
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
Darker than normal pigmentation
Chronic condition appears on the cheeks and nose, characterized by redness, distended or dilated surface blood vessels
Bacterial infection commonly known as pink eye
An inflammatory, often chronic disease of the skin characterized by moderate to severe inflammation, scaling, and severe itching
Contagious bacterial skin infection characterized by weeping lesions
Also known as cicatrix
Allergic reaction created by repeated exposure to a chemical or a substance
Abnormal brown-colored or wine-colored skin discoloration
Flat spot or discoloration on the skin
Also known as wart
Technical term for freckles
Also known as a birthmark
Hereditary condition that causes hypo pigmented spots and splotches on the skin, may be related to thyroid conditions
Abnormal, rounded, solid lump above, within, or under the skin
Absence on pigment, resulting in light or white splotches
Skin sore or abrasion produced by scratching or scraping
Open lesion on the skin or mucous membrane of the body, accompanied by pus and loss of skin depth
Inflammatory condition of the skin
Skin disease characterized by red patches covered with silver-white scales; usually found on the scalp, elbows, knees, chest, and lower back
Dead cells that form over a wound or blemish
Closed, abnormally developed sac containing fluid, pus, semi-fluid, or morbid matter
Units that are joined together end to end by peptide bonds to form the polypeptide chains that comprise proteins
Lowest part of a hair strand; the thickened, club-shaped structure that forms the lower part of the hair root
Tiny grains of pigment in the cortex that give natural color to the hair
Middle layer of the hair; a fibrous protein core formed by elongated cells containing melanin pigment
Tube-like depression or pocket in the skin or scalp that contains the hair root
Tuft of hair that stands straight up
Oil glands of the skin connected to hair follicles
Hair that forms Ina circular pattern, as on the crown
Innermost layer of the hair, composed of round cells; often absent in fine hair
The portion of hair that projects beyond the skin
A weak, temporary side bond between adjacent polypeptide chains
Long hair found on the scalp, as well on legs, arms, and body of both males and females
Thickness or or diameter of the individual hair strands
Technical term for for beaded hair
Abnormal hair loss
Chronic inflammation of the sebaceous glands from retained secreations and bacteria
An absence of melanin pigment of the body
Inability to sweat
Most common and least severe type of skin cancer
Foul smelling perspiration
Large blister containing a watery fluid
Inflammation of the skin caused by having contact with chemicals
An accumulation of seabum and pus
Morbid matter above or below the skin
Moderate to severe inflammation, scaling, and sometimes severe itching
Environmental factors that contribute to aging
Crack in the skin that penetrates the dermis
Fever blister or cold sore
Darker than normal pigmentation
Absence of pigment
Weeping lesions caused by staphlococcus
Freckle or red spot left after a pimple has healed
Most serious form of skin cancer
A solid bump larger than 0.4 inches
Red patches covered with silver white scales
A thin plate of epidermal flakes
Distended or dilated surface blood vessels
Itchy swollen lesion that lasts only a few hours
Thin, dry, or oily plates of epidermal flakes.
An uncomfortable and often chronic, disease of the skin, characterized by inflammation, scaling and sometimes severe itching.
Congenital leukoderma or the absence of melanin pigment of the body, including the hair, skin and eyes.
Deficiency in perspiration, often a result of fever or certain skin diseases.
Term that means - cannot survive in the presence of oxygen.
Condition characterized by increased pigmentation on the skin in spots that are not elevated.
Most common and least severe type of skin cancer; often characterized by light or pearly nodules
The main source for acne bacteria is ______.
A freckle is an example of a mark on the skin called a __________.
A large blister containing a watery fluid is a ________.
A flat spot or discoloration on the skin is a _______.
An inflamed pimple containing pus.
An abnormal cell mass that varies in size, color, and shape.
A thick scar resulting from excessive growth of fibrous tissue is known as a ______.
Distended or dilated surface blood vessels.
Hypertrophy of the papillae and epidermis is a _______.
The American cancer society recommends using a checklist to recognize potential skin cancer or changes in moles, using the letter b to check mole ________.
Excessive sweating caused by heat or general body weakness.
A non-contagious skin disease characterized by red patches covered with silver- white scales found on the scalp.
Benign, keratin filled cysts that appear just under the epidermis and have no visible opening are called ________.
A.k.a. "Pinkeye"; infection of the eye(s) and may be caused by a bacteria or a virus
Broad term used to describe any inflammatory condition of the skin
Contagious bacterial skin infection characterized by weeping lesions and usually caused by staphylococcus bacteria.
Inflammatory, uncomfortable, and often chronic disease of the skin; includes scaling and sometimes severe itching
Recurring viral infection that often presents as a fever blister (no spaces)
Skin disease characterized by red patches covered with silver-white scales
Darker than normal pigmentation
The absence of pigment, resulting in light or white splotches
Absence of melanin in the body
"Mask of pregnancy", hyperpigmentation in spots that are not elevated
Light, abnormal patches caused by a burn, scar, inflammation, or congenital disease
Abnormal brown-colored or wine-colored skin discoloration with a circular or irregular shape
The change in pigmentation of skin caused by exposure to the sun or UV light
Hereditary condition that causes hypopigmented spots and splotches on the skin that often appear milky white