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(cutis) outer cover of the body; the biggest organ in our body
(squama) loss of epidermis cells lamellae; squama; skin dandruff.
(Lat. sebum = tallow) compound secreted by sebaceous glands.
(seborrhoea, Lat. sebum = tallow + Greek ρέω = flow) disturbance in sebaceous gland function, i.e. increased sebum secretion in the areas where sebaceous glands are most numerous and dense.
(dermatitis seborrhoica, Greek δέρμα = skin + itis + Lat. sebum = tallow + Greek ρέω = flow) rash accompanied by hyper-secretion of skin sebum and the formation of oily flakes, due to skin irritation caused by various microorganisms and decomposed tallow products.
(eczema seborrhoica, Greek έκζεμα = heat rash + Lat. sebum = tallow + Greek ρέω = flow) rash accompanied by hyper-secretion of skin sebum and the formation of oily flakes.
(striae, Lat. stria = line) linear, mildly hollowed atrophic line on the skin, developed due to weakened elastic tissue and overstretching of skin during pregnancy and in some cases endocrine diseases and also during long term corticosteroid therapy.
(sudor, Lat. sudor) secretion of sweat glands; along with water, it contains sodium, potassium, chlorides, bicarbonates, urea and lactic acid and participates in thermoregulation mechanisms.
(sudatio, Lat. sudatio) sweat secretion from sweat glands; participates in thermoregulation and is supervised by the hypothalamic sweating centre with the help of sympathetic cholinergic fibres.
(glandulae sudoriferae, Lat. glandula = gland + Lat. sudor = sweat + Lat ferre = carry) glands in the skin that secrete sweat.
(glandulae sebaceae, Lat. glandula = gland + Lat. sebum = tallow) microscopically small glands situated everywhere in the skin and connected to hair follicles. Only in exceptional cases not connected to hair.