Proximal body part is located toward the origin of attachment to the trunk Pruritus Itchy Skin Psoriasis Painful, chronic disease of the ksin characterized by the presence of red lesions covered with silvery epidermal scales Purpura Purple, red discoloration. Usually the result of a hemorrhage that spreads blood through the skin Pustule elevated area of the skin filled with pus Rhinorrhagia nosebleed Rhytidectomy Surgical removal of wrinkles Rhytidoplasty plastic surgery n which the skin is pulled and sutured to decrease skin wrinkles Root Middle part of word Sagittal Plane Divides the body into left and right Scabies Skin erruption caused by the female itch mite. Produces symptoms of dermatitis Scleroderma An abnormal thickening or hardness of the skin caused by over production of collagen in the dermis Semitransparent skin partially transparent Sign finding that can be discovered by an objective examination Skin 2 layers Dermis, Epidermis Suffix Word part at end of word Syndrome term for a group of symptoms characteristic of specific condition System A group of organs sharing a general function (11 systems in body) Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) Chronic, progressive disease of connective tissue in many organs including the skin. Tachycardia more than 100 beats per minute Thoracic Cavity Contains sveral small cavities, pericardial cavity, pericardial,pleural, mediastinum Thymoma tumor originating in the thymus gland Tinea Fungal infection of the skin (Ringworm) Transverse Plane Horizontal plane dividing the body into superior and inferior posrtions Trichomycosis Fungal infection of hair Ulcer erosion through the skin or mucous membran Ultrasound Imaging pulsation of sound waves through a body region
Umbilical smaller region of abdominal that contains navel Urticaria common allergic skin reaction to medications, foods, infection or injury. Ventral Cavity Larger, Thoracic (upper) and abdominopelvic (lower) Verruca sign of infection by a papilloma virus, WART Vesicle small elevation of the epidermis that is filled with fluid Wheal Temporary itchy elevation of the skin often with a white center Word Parts (Primary) Prefixes, word roots, and suffixes Word Root primary meaning of a term Xeroderma Abnormally dry skin caused by hyposecreation of the oil glands and is a inherited condition
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