Type
Word Search
Description

polarity
oily
platelets
tuberculosis
leukoderma
excoriation
endocrine
papillary
sudoriferous
anhidrosis
nevus
secretion
subcutaneous
hyperhidrosis
Sebaceous
MRSA

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

dermatology Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

VITILIGO
TUMOR
STAIN
PSORIASIS
LENTIGINES
KERATOMA
KELOID
IMPETIGO
HYPOPIGMENTATION
HYPERTROPHY
HYPERPIGMENTATION
HYPER HIDROSIS
HERPES SIMPLEX
FREE RADICALS
FISSURE
EXCORIATION
ECZEMA
DYSCHROMIAS
DERMATITIS
CYST
CRUST
CONTACT DERMATITIS
CONJUCTIVITIS
CLOSED COMEDO
CHLOASMA
BULLA
BROMHIDROSIS
BASAL CELL CARCINOMA
ANHIDROSIS
ANAEROBIC
ALMINISM

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

Chapter 8 Skin Disorders & Diseases Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

cyst
crust
fissure
hypertrophy
hyperpigmentation
eczema
tumor
rosacea
scale
sun
tan
skin tag
vesicle
verruca
wheal
macule
primary
nodule
nevus
mole
milia
lesion
impetigo
bulla
basal cell
anhidrosis
anaerobic
dermatitis
Albinism
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

SKIN VOCABULARY Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The top layer of skin Epidermis
The middle layer of skin Dermis
The bottom layer of skin Hypodermis
Provides padding and cushion Adipose Tissue
Produces hair hair follicle
Most superficial layer of the epidermis stratum corneum
Originates basal cell carcinoma stratum basale
Discharges an oily lipid secretion into hair follicles and onto the skin sebaceous gland
Bundle of smooth muscle cells that extends from the papillary dermis to the connective tissues that surround the hair follicles arrector pili muscle
produces sweat sweat gland
neurons that carry messages of feeling around the body nerve cell
carries blood through tissues and organs blood vessels

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

Integumentary System Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

sebaceous gland
sebum
follicle
hair
skin
dermatologist
acne
eczema
warts
melanin
melanoma
squamous cell carcinoma
basal cell carcinoma
subcutaneous layer
epidermis
dermis

Skin/body Membranes Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

inflammation of the serous membrane that lines the chest and covers the lungs pleurisy
cutaneous skin
membrane that lines joint spaces sunovial
"goose pimples" (two words) arrectorpili
cushionlike sacs found between moving parts bursae
deeper of the two primary skin layers dermis
forms the lining of serous body cavities parietal
oil gland sebaceous
bluish-gray color of skin due to decreased ozygen cyanosis
tough waterproof substance that protects body from excess fluid loss keratin
sweat gland sudoriferous
brown pigment melanin
covers the surface of organs found in serous body cavities visceral