Integumentary System

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Printable Test: Integumentary System 1. The coiled tubular structures arising from the dermis that excrete sweat are the: sudoriferous glands 2. The outer layer of skin is called the: epidermis 3. Melan/o/cytes in the stratum basale layer of the epidermis produce Melanin (means black like nigra), which is responsible for: skin color 4. The layer of skin that is sometimes referred to as true skin is the: dermis or cutis 5. The combining forms that mean "nail" are: unguin/o- or onycho- 6. The combining forms cutane/o- (cutaneous), pel/o- (pellagra), -derm- (ep/iderm/is and dermat/itis) , and cut/i- (cut/icle) all mean: skin 7. The term Nettles, Hives, or ______________ refers to a rash that may be characterized by wheals. Urticaria "allergic reaction" 8. The compound diagnostic term "Dermato/myc/osis" actually means: an extensive skin fungus condition, state of, or infection 9. The compound term "Sebo/aden/itis" literally means: inflamed oil gland 10. The combining forms Hidr/o- and Sudero- both mean: sweat 11. The surgical term Rhytid/ec/tom/y literally means: procedure of cutting out wrinkles 12. The suffix that means to view is: -opsy "bi/o/psy" 13. The suffix that means berry shaped is: -coccus 14. Chiggers are also referred to as ___________. These six-legged mites are parasitic on insects, vertebrates, and man. They attach to the skin where they secrete saliva that causes itching, wheals, and dermatitis. redbugs or red mites 15. The diagnostic term that means localization of pus is: abscess "tissue goes away" 16. The diagnostic term Hidr/aden/itis means: inflammation of a sweat gland 17. The diagnostic term that means skin or tissue bruise is: contusion 18. The term that means invasion into the skin and body hair by lice is: pediculosis 19. The pre/cancerous skin condition that is characterized by horny and hard skin that was caused by excessive exposure to sunlight is: actinic kerat/osis 20. The diagnostic term _____________ actually means tissue death or literally "an eating sore." This condition is usually caused by Clostridium prefringenes and/or poor blood supply. gangrene 21. The diagnostic term that actually means the process of scraping away the skin by a mechanical process or injury is: ab/ras/ion
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This note was uploaded on 02/15/2011 for the course HLTH 314 taught by Professor Ballard during the Spring '11 term at Texas A&M.

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