The term for the softening of tissue by soaking, the tissue then turning white and
easily breaking down is __________________________.
A flat, discolored spot (of less than 1 cm in size) which may be hypopigmented or
hyperpigmented is called a ______________________________.
An elevated lesion with increased tissue fluid usually associated with itching,
sometimes an allergic response to insect bites is called a ___________________.
An individual has a cleavage at the epidermal/dermal interface. A skin lesion--
elevated, fluid-filled, and less than 0.5 cm--arises out of this cleavage. This skin
lesion is called a _____________________.
A ________________ is a smooth overgrowth of spindle-shaped cells; the growth
sometimes occurs in an area of injury.
A crack in the epidermis extending into the dermis and frequently seen at the
angles of the mouth is a _________________________.
______________________ is loss of the epidermis that does not extend into the
dermis; a skinned knee being an example.
A solid, elevated skin lesion that extends deeper into the dermis than a papule
and is between 0.5 cm and 2 cm is called a ____________________________.