Skin The Integumentary System Quiz B

Skin The Integumentary System Quiz B - squamous cell...

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Skin: The Integumentary System - Quiz B 1. Which term describes an injury that does not involve a break in the skin? contusion 2. Which substance is an anticoagulant that is released in response to injury? heparin 3. What type of injury is one in which the superficial layers of skin are scraped or rubbed away? abrasion 4. Which term describes the black pigment that determines one's skin color? melanin 5. Which condition is an inherited deficiency or absence of pigment in the skin, hair, and eyes? albinism 6. Which surgical procedure is also known as a face-lift? rhytidectomy 7. Which term, also known as a scab, describes a collection of dried serum and cellular debris? crust 8. Which term describes a large, tender, swollen area caused by a staphylococcal infection around hair follicles or sebaceous glands? furuncle 9. Which condition involves tissue death that is usually associated with a loss of circulation? gangrene 10. Which term describes profuse, but not necessarily excessive, sweating? diaphoresis 11. Which cancer of the cells of the epithelium spreads quickly to other body systems?
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Unformatted text preview: squamous cell carcinoma 12. Which structure is a mushroom-like growth from the surface of a mucous membrane? polyp 13. Which treatment is the use of chemicals to remove the outer layers of skin to treat acne scarring, fine wrinkling, and keratoses? chemabrasion 14. Which condition is commonly known as nail biting? onychophagia 15. Which procedure is the removal of dirt, foreign objects, damaged tissue, and cellular debris from a wound? debridement 16. Which condition is an infestation with the itch mite? scabies 17. Which degree of burn involves damage to the epidermis, corium, and subcutaneous layers? third-degree 18. Which medical term describes a large blister that is more than 0.5 cm in diameter? bulla 19. Which term describes excessively dry skin? xeroderma 20. Which condition is characterized by flare-ups in which red papules covered with silvery scales occur on the elbows, knees, scalp, back, or buttocks? psoriasis...
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This note was uploaded on 03/10/2012 for the course HRP 2303 taught by Professor Judithguetzow during the Spring '12 term at Texas Pan American.

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