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Integumentary System Medical Terminology Quiz



A. layer

B. skin

C. scaly

D. white

abnormal condition of the nails

A. onychosis

B. onychitis

C. onychoma

D. onychoplasty

hernia containing fat

A. lipocyte

B. lipocele

C. liposis

D. lipocrypt

disease of the nails

A. epidemiology

B. integumentology

C. onychology

D. onychopathy


A. gland

B. all

C. baldness

D. oil, sebum

excision of adipose tissue

A. adipectomy

B. adipotomy

C. adipostomy

D. adipoplasty


A. sweat

B. dealth

C. cancer

D. scaly

Which is the largest organ in our body?

A. Sweat glands

B. Hair

C. Nails

D. Skin

abnormal condition of a hidden (ingrown) nail

A. onychocryptosis

B. onychomycosis

C. onychopathy

D. onychoptosis


A. cold

B. hot

C. heat

D. cool down

softening of the nails

A. onychomalasia

B. onychopathy

C. onychomalacia

D. onychocryptopathy

inflammation of the skin

A. dermatitis

B. dermatoplasty

C. erythema

D. ichthyitis

skin containing pus

A. pyoderma

B. dermatopyosis

C. xeroderma

D. dermatomycosis

abnormal condition of hair caused by fungus

A. trichomyosis

B. trichopathy

C. trichomycosis

D. mycosis

Where does our skin get the Vitamin D it produces?

A. Skin

B. Sunlight

C. Bones

D. Food


A. hair

B. nail

C. shaft

D. red

Which has a root and follicle at the end?

A. Sweat glands

B. Hair

C. Nails

D. Skin


A. cut into

B. fat

C. skin

D. gland

tumor consisting of fat

A. lipoid

B. lipocyte

C. lipocele

D. lipoma


A. black

B. cold

C. swelling

D. death

What rises to the epidermis and becomes dead cells?

A. Hair

B. Skin cells

C. Nails

D. Sweat glands

resembling fat

A. adipoid

B. adipose

C. adipotomy

D. adipal


A. pigment

B. black

C. death

D. scaly


A. fire

B. heat

C. temperature

D. condition


A. blood

B. blood vessel

C. artery

D. vein


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