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  1. onychomalacia
  2. dermatomycosis
  3. Keratolyics
  4. hidradenitis
  5. Urticaria (wheals or hives)
  6. (T)tumor- node- metastasis (TNM)
  7. Biopsy
  8. myc/o
  9. Pediculosis
  10. ungual
  11. seb/o
  12. Wheal Lesion
  13. Acne (acne vulgaris)
  14. Bulla Lesion
  15. in situ carcinoma
  16. First-degree (superficial) burns
  17. Fissure Lesion
  18. Erythema
  19. dermatology
  20. melanoma
  21. Pustule Lesion
  22. lipocele
  23. Abcess
  24. hidr/o
  25. -therapy
  26. Antiseptics
  27. Alopecia (baldness)
  28. Frozen Section (FS) biopsy
  29. Third- degree (full-thickness) burns
  30. Impetigo
  31. Purpura
  32. Macule Lesion
  33. chemical burn
  34. homograft (allograft)
  35. carcinogens
  36. Debridement
  37. xenograft (heterograft)
  38. adiposis
  39. basal cell carcinoma
  40. localized lesion
  41. thermal burn
  42. ichthy/o
  43. scleroderma
  44. anhidrosis
  45. tumor- node- metastasis (TNM)
  46. sunburn
  47. Comedo
  48. Protectives
  49. Shave biopsy
  50. adip/o
  51. Pressure Ulcer (decubitus ulcer)
  52. -cyte
  53. malignant neoplasms
  54. Culture and Sensitivity (C&S)
  55. sub-
  56. hyperesthesia
  57. Corticosteriods
  58. pyoderma
  59. Vitiligo
  60. kerat/o
  61. melan/o
  62. Needle Biopsy
  63. Ecchymosis (bruise)
  64. immunotherapy (biotherapy)
  65. pil/o
  66. seborrhea
  67. onych/o
  68. Tinea (ringworm)
  69. an-
  70. systemic lesion
  71. Keratosis
  72. Scabies
  73. Photodynamic Therapy (PDT)
  74. dermatologist
  75. Verruca (warts)
  76. (M)tumor- node- metastasis (TNM)
  77. Punch biopsy
  78. ichthyosis
  79. Mohs
  80. pilonidal
  81. matastasis
  82. Papule Lesion
  83. Ulcer Lesion
  84. homo-
  85. Xenograft skin graft
  86. cryotherapy
  87. Dermatology
  88. Cyrosurgery
  89. Skin graft
  90. Nodule Lesion
  91. erythema
  92. Pruitus
  93. Excoriations Lesion
  94. secondary skin lesions
  95. scler/o
  96. Patch (allergy skin test)
  97. diaphoresis (sudoresis or hyperhidrosis)
  98. Cellulitis
  99. benign neoplasms
  100. primary skin lesions
  101. Autograft skin graft
  102. Antiparasitics
  103. Lentigo
  104. squamous cell carcinoma
  105. subcutaneous
  106. hyper-
  107. invasive carcinoma
  108. xer/o
  109. hypodermic
  110. squam/o
  111. xeroderma
  112. Intradermal (allergy skin test)
  113. sudoresis (hyperhidrosis)
  114. Eczema (atopic dematitis)
  115. Topical Anesthetics
  116. Tumor Lesion
  117. squamous
  118. cutane/o
  119. lipocyte
  120. combined modality treatment
  121. keratosis
  122. Allergy Skin Test
  123. Psoriasis
  124. Malignant melanoma
  125. Anaplasia
  126. Fulguration (electrodesiccation)
  127. Scratch (allergy skin test)
  128. Antifungals
  129. neoplasms
  130. Eschar
  131. epi-
  132. Vesicle Lesion
  133. biopsy
  134. Bowen Disease (Bowen precancerous dermatosis)
  135. epidermis
  136. steatitis
  137. tumor grading
  138. Synthetic skin graft
  139. Petechia (plural, petechiae)
  140. pathologist
  141. -logy
  142. dia-
  143. Antihistamine
  144. Allograft skin graft (homograft)
  145. vesicles (bullae)
  146. Dermabrasion
  147. subungual
  148. Second- degree (partial thickness)burns
  149. dermatoplasty
  150. Lesions
  151. Chemical Peel (chemabrasion)
  152. xen/o
  153. -logist
  154. (N)tumor- node- metastasis (TNM)
  155. Dermatomycosis
  156. Pallor
  157. Dermatologist
  158. Chloasm
  1. a cell
  2. b Rubbing (abrasion) using wire brushes or sandpaper to mechanically scrape away (abrade) the epidermis. Commonly used for acne scars, tattoos, and scar tissue
  3. c -Primary Lesion
    -Solid, elevated lesion
    -examples include nevus, wart, pimple, ringworm, psoriasis, eczema
  4. d pertaining to the nails
  5. e carcinoma that penetrates the surrounding tissue
  6. f Laboratory test that grows a colony of bacteria removed from an infected area (such as an ulcer, wound, or pus from an infection) in order to identify the specific infecting bacterium and then determine its sensitivity to antibiotic drugs
  7. g Fungal skin infection whose name commonly indicated the body part affected
  8. h Inflammation, sore, or skin deterioration caused by prolonged pressure from lying in one position that prevents blood flow to the tissues, usually in elderly bedridden persons
  9. i pertaining to beneath the skin
  10. j Unnatural paleness or absence of color in the skin
  11. k -use of cold in the treatment (of diseases)
    -is used to destroy tissue by freezing with liquid nitrogen
  12. l -type of first degree burn
    -skin exposed to chemicals
  13. m cancer causing agents
  14. n fat cell
  15. o areas of tissue that have been pathologically altered by injury, wound, or infection
  16. p Thickened area of the epidermis of any horny growth on the skin (such as a callus or wart)
  17. q -Secondary Lesion
    -Depressed Lesion
    -an open sore or lesion that extends into the dermis and usually heals with scarring
    -examples include pressure sore, basal cell carcinoma
  18. r -above the skin
    -is the outer most layer of the skin
  19. s excessive, above normal
  20. t lesion that affects tissue throughout the body
  21. u increased feeling
  22. v skin
  23. w above, upon
  24. x Bacterial skin infection characterized by isolation pustules that become crusted and rupture
  25. y Inhibit allergic reactions of inflammation, redness, and itching caused by the release of histamine
  26. z black
  27. aa -Dead matter that is sloughed off from the surface of the skin, especially after a burn
    -commonly is crusted or scabbed
  28. ab -Secondary Lesion
    -Depressed Lesion
    -linear scratch marks or traumatized abrasions of the epidermis
    -examples include scratches, abrasions, chemical or thermal burns
  29. ac hernia containing fat
  30. ad Destroy and soften the outer layer of skin so that it is sloughed off or shed
  31. ae area lymph nodes involved
  32. af hair
  33. ag Transplantation of healthy tissue from one person to another person
  34. ah Study of the skin and its diseases
  35. ai -caused from second degree burn
    -fluid- filled blisters
    -may heal with little or no scarring
  36. aj Removal of a small core of tissue using a hollow punch
  37. ak Skin test that identifies allergic contact dermatitis by applying a suspected allergen to a patch then taped on the skin, usually the forearm, and observing the area 24 hours later for an allergic response
  38. al fungal infection of the skin
  39. am Specialist in diagnosis and treatment of skin disorders
  40. an dry, scaly
  41. ao -surgical repair of the skin
    -skin grafting
  42. ap study of
  43. aq invasiveness (matastastis) of the primary tumor
  44. ar Contagious skin disease transmitted by the itch mite, commonly through sexual contact
  45. as under, below
  46. at -Ultra-thin slice of tissue from a frozen specimen for immediate pathological examination. -Commonly used for a rapid diagnosis of malignancy
  47. au Localized collection of pus at the site of an infection (characteristically a staphylococcal infection)
  48. av Pigmentary skin discoloration usually occurring in a yellowish brown patches or spots
  49. aw Alter the cell wall of fungi disrupt enzyme activity, resulting in cell death
  50. ax through, across
  51. ay -pertaining to hair in a nest
    -commonly develops in the skin at the base of the spine
    -it develops as a growth of hair in a dermoid cyst
  52. az abnormal condition of dry or scaly skin
  53. ba scale
  54. bb Procedure in which cells selectively treated with an agent called a photo-sensitizer are exposed to light to produce a reaction that destroys the cells
  55. bc fat
  56. bd Minute, pinpoint hemorrhage under the skin, small version of ecchymosis
  57. be discharge of sebum
  58. bf -form of cancer treatment
    -treatment that stimulates the body's own immune defenses to fight tumor cells
  59. bg -type of first degree burn
    -brief contact with dry or moist heat
  60. bh Redness of the skin caused by swelling of the capillaries
  61. bi -Typical small skin lesion of acne caused by accumulation of keratin, bacteria, and dried sebum plugging an excretory duct of the skin
    -closed form is called whitehead
  62. bj hardening; sclera (white of eye)
  63. bk -Infection of the skin caused by fungi
    -a common type is called ringworm
  64. bl Localized loss of skin pigmentation characterized by milk-white patches
  65. bm a way to determine the degree of loss of cellular differentiation and function of tumors
  66. bn transplantation of tissue between individuals of the same species
  67. bo Removal of necrotized tissue from a wound by surgical excision, enzymes, or chemical agents
  68. bp Any of several bleeding disorders characterized by hemorrhage into the tissues, particulary beneath the skin or mucous membranes, producing echymoses or petechiae
  69. bq Kills insect parasite, such as mites and lice
  70. br abnormal condition of fat
  71. bs skin redness
  72. bt are changes that take place in the primary lesion due to infection, scratching, trauma, or various stages of a disease
  73. bu -Primary Lesion
    -Fluid-filled lesion
    -small, raised, circumscribed lesion that contains pus
    -examples include acne, furuncle, pustular psoriasis, scabies
  74. bv -pus in the skin
    -is a acute, inflammatory, purulent bacterial dermatitis
    -may be primary, such as impetigo, or secondary to a previous skin condition
  75. bw -Secondary Lesion
    -Depressed Lesion
    -small slit or crack- like sore that extends into the dermal layer
    -could be caused by continuous inflammation and drying
  76. bx Inflammatory disease of the sebaceous glands and hair follicles of the skin with characteristic lesions that include blackheads (comedos), inflammatory papules, pustules, nodules and cysts and usually associated with seborrhea
  77. by growths spread to remote areas of the body
  78. bz Transplantation of artificial skin produced from collagen fibers arranged in a lattice pattern
  79. ca -Form of intra-epidermal carcinoma (squamous cell) characterized by red-brown scaly or crusted lesions that resemble a patch of psoriasis or dermatitis
    -treatment includes curettage and electrodesiccation
  80. cb cancerous growths
  81. cc -skin transplantation from a foreign donor (usually a pig) for a human
    -are used as a temporary graft to protect against infection and fluid loss
  82. cd size and invasiveness of the primary tumor
  83. ce nail
  84. cf Cover, cool, dry or soothe inflamed skin
  85. cg -black tumor
    -Is a malignant tumor of melanocytes that commonly begins in a darkly pigmented mole and can metastasize widely
  86. ch Tissue destruction by means of high frequency electric current
  87. ci noncancerous growths
  88. cj cancinoma that is confined to original site
  89. ck specialist in the study of
  90. cl dry
  91. cm -a combination of treatments
  92. cn Removal of a small tissue sample for examination using a hollow needle, usually attached to a syringe
  93. co -hardening of the skin
    -is an autoimmune disorder that causes the skin and internal organs to become progressively hardened due to deposits of collagen
  94. cp are the initial reaction to pathologically altered tissue and may be flat or elevated
  95. cq -Primary Lesion
    -Flat Lesion
    -flat,pigmented, circumscribed area
    -examples include freckle, flat mole, or rash that occurs in rubella
  96. cr -Diffuse (widespread), acute infection of the skin and subcutaneous tissues
    -Characterized by a light glossy appearance of the skin, localized heat, redness, pain, swelling and, occasionally, fever, malaise, and chills
  97. cs sweat
  98. ct without, not
  99. cu pertaining to scales (or covered with scales)
  100. cv Skin transplant from a foreign donor (usually a pig) for a human. Also called a heterograft. This is a temporary graft to protect against fluid loss and infection
  101. cw Representative tissue sample removed from a body site for microscopic examination
  102. cx Topically applied agents that inhibit growth of bacteria, thus preventing infections in cuts, scratches, and surgical incisions
  103. cy specialist in the study of skin disorders
  104. cz abnormal condition of not sweating
  105. da -the most common type of skin cancer
    -rarely metastasizes
    -is a malignancy of the basal layer of the epidermis, or hair follicles
    -usually caused by overexposure to sunlight
  106. db -Primary Lesion
    -Solid, elevated lesion
    -palpable, circumscribed lesion
    -examples include intradermal nevus, benign or malignant tumor
  107. dc -type of first degree burn
    -caused by spending too much time in the sun
  108. dd Chronic skin disease characterized by circumscribed red patches covered by thick, dry, silvery adherent scales and cause by excessive development of the basal layer of the epidermis
  109. de Use of subfreezing temperature (commonly liquid nitrogen) to destroy or eliminate abnormal tissue, such as tumors, warts, and unwanted, cancerous, or infected tissue
  110. df -abnormal of horny tissue
    -is a thickened area of the epidermis or any horny growth on the skin, such as a callus or wart
  111. dg Intense itching
  112. dh -Primary Lesion
    -Solid, elevated lesion
    -lipoma, steatoma, dermatofibroma, hemangioma
  113. di -malignant growths of melanocytes
    -Highly metastatic, with a higher mortality rate than other carcinomas
    -Most lethal of the skin cancers
  114. dj -staging system that classifies solid tumors by size and degree of spreading
  115. dk horny tissue; hard; cornea
  116. dl Partial or complete loss of hair resulting from normal aging, an endocrine disorder, a drug reaction, anticancer medication, or a skin disease
  117. dm -the least serious type of burn
    -injures only the top layers of skin, the epidermis
  118. dn profuse sweating
  119. do treatment
  120. dp inflammation of the sweat glands
  121. dq study of the skin (and its diseases)
  122. dr Allergic reaction of the skin characterized by the eruption of pale red, elevated patches called wheals or hives
  123. ds -Primary Lesion
    -Solid, elevated lesion
    -Elevated, firm, rounded lesion with localized skin edema (swelling) that varies in size, shape, and color
    -examples include hives, insect bites, uticaria
  124. dt -Primary Lesion
    -Fluid-filled lesion
    -a vesicle or blister
    -examples include second- degree burns, severe poison oak, poison ivy
  125. du Transplantation of healthy tissue from one site to another site in the same individual
  126. dv pertaining to beneath the nail of a finger or toe
  127. dw Removal of elevated lesions using a surgical blade
  128. dx same
  129. dy Loss of cellular differentiation and function
  130. dz Infestation with lice, transmitted by personal contact or common use of brushes, combs or headgear
  131. ea Block sensation of pain by numbing the skin layers and mucous membranes
  132. eb softening of the nails
  133. ec Chemical removal of the outer layers of skin to treat acne scarring and general keratoses
  134. ed tissue sample removed to determine if malignant
  135. ee -arises from the skin that undergoes pathological hardening of epidermal cells
    - invasive tumor with potential for matastasis
    -occurs most commonly in fair- skinned white men over age 60
  136. ef lesion that affects tissue over an area of a definite size
  137. eg Identifies suspected allergens by placing a small quantity of the suspected allergen on a lightly scratched area of the skin
  138. eh pertaining to under the skin
  139. ei are abnormal growths of new tissue that are classified as benign or malignant
  140. ej dry skin
  141. ek -Skin test that identifies suspected allergens by subcutaneously injecting small amounts of extracts of the suspected allergens and observing the skin for a subsequent reaction
    -Normally used to determine immunity to Diphtheria or TB
  142. el -Primary Lesion
    -Fluid-filled lesion
    -elevated, circumscribed, fluid-filled
    -examples include poison ivy, shingles, chickenpox
  143. em Transplantation of healthy tissue to an injured site
  144. en sebum, sebaceous
  145. eo inflammation of fatty (adipose) tissue
  146. ep Any test in which a suspected allergen or sensitizer is applied to or injected into the skin to determine the patients sensitivity to it
  147. eq -burn in which the epidermis and dermis are destroyed and some of the connective tissue is damaged, leaving the skin waxy and charred with insensitivity to touch
    -the underlying bones, muscles, and tendons may also be damaged
    -may be caused by corrosive chemicals, flames, electricity, or extremely hot objects; immersion of the body in extremely hot water; or clothing that catches fire
    -ulcerating wound develop and the body attempts to heal itself by forming scar tissue
    -skin grafting is commonly required
  148. er Decrease inflammation and itching by suppressing the immune system's inflammatory response to tissue damage
  149. es Layers of cancer containing skin are progressively removed and examined until only cancer free tissue remains
  150. et -burns are deep burns that damage the epidermis and part of the dermis
    -may be caused by contact with flames, hot liquids, or chemicals
    -forms fluid- filled blisters
  151. eu -Small brown macules , especially on the face and arms, brought on by sun exposure, usually in a middle-aged person or older
    -benign pigmented lesions
  152. ev foreign, strange
  153. ew fungus (plural, fungi)
  154. ex excessive or profuse sweating
  155. ey Epidermal growth caused by a virus
  156. ez -Chronic inflammatory skin condition that is characterized by erythema, papules, vesicles, pustules, scales, crusts and scabs and accompanied by intense itching (pruritis)
  157. fa Skin discoloration consisting of large, irregularly formed hemorrhagic area with colors changing from blue-black to greenish brown or yellow
  158. fb a specialist in diagnosis of diseases