(Skin, hair & nails)
Functions of the skin
Waterproofs the body
Is site for receptors for sense of touch
Is site for synthesis of vitamin D
Acts as an auxiliary to the urinary tract for
excretion of liquid waste, including ure
Unit 1 Terms Paragraph
During a routine check-up, the doctor discovered signs of breast cancer in the form of lumps in the
patients breasts. The patient described experiencing exhaustion, soreness, chronic headaches, and
other symptoms relating to breast
Unit 1 Practice Terms
The prefix arthr- means joins, and the suffix it is mean inflammation, so arthritis is inflammation of a
The prefix oste- means bones, and the suffix it is means inflammation, so osteitis means inflammation
Unit 3 Terms
An amputation is the removal of a limb.
The word appendicular is used when referring to things having to do with appendages.
A fixed or moveable joint between bones is called an articulation.
A joint that is immovable is a suture.