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Also known as Urticaria, an itch swollen lesion that occurs shortly after an insect bite or allergic reaction.
Measures the amount of electrical energy used by an apparatus within one second.
Unit for measuring the force or pressure an electric current.
Inherited skin disorder producing smooth, irregularly-shaped white patches, caused by the loss pf pigment producing cells.
Varying degrees of wavelengths in the electromagnetic spectrum that are visible to the human eye.
Massage technique that involves the use of the tips of the fingers to produce a rapid shaking movement.
The medical term for a wart, characterized by a hard, rough, red or flesh-colored bump that is commonly found on hands or feet.
Thick-walled chambers the bottom half of the heart and are referred to as the right and/or left ventricle.
Thin-walled, tube-like vessel that carries impure blood back to the heart; contains mall cup-like structures that keep the blood flowing with a clear fluid.
Permits the blood to flow in one direction only, either into or out of the ventricles.
Product that is able to kill the bacteria that caused tuberculosis.
Group of similar cells that reforms specific functions
Controls how quickly the body burns energy (Metabolism), makes proteins, and how sensitive the body should be to other hormones.
Also known as Violet Ray, used alternating current (AC) that produces heat and providing stimulation and/or relaxation to the skin and scalp.
Often due to over-functioning or under-functioning internal glands or organs.
Also known as Sweat Glands, consists of tube-like ducts that begin in the dermis and extend into the epidermis by attaching themselves to hair follicles.
Fatty tissue found beneath the dermis.
Also known as Skeletal muscles, are voluntary muscles attached to the bones and are knowingly controlled.
Layer where the cells develop tiny pines that assist in binding all cells tightly together.
Clear layer of epidermis just below the Stratum Corneum.
Granular-like layer of the epidermis located between the Stratum Lucidum.
Deepest/innermost layer of the epidermis, now as the basal cell layer.
Chemical process that completely destroys all microbial life and bacterial spores on nonporous surfaces; the most effective/highest level on infection control; germ free.
Common form of skin cancer, also non-melanoa type; it has an appearance of enlarged red nodules and a rough texture.
Physical foundation of the body; compose of 206 bones.
Nerve that carries messages to the brain Sandor spinal cord to recognize touch, cold, heat, sight, hearing, taste, smell, pain and pressure.
Nerve endings that are stimulated through touch, heat, cold, pressure and pain receptors; these receptors are situated near the hair follicle within the dermis and send messages to the brain to react to the sensation.
When sebum, an oily substance, is delivered from the sebaceous glands glands to provide moisture and maintain skin’s elasticity.
Oily substance that lubricates the skin or scalp and is secreted from the sebaceous glands.
Sac-like duct gland attached to the hair follicles that produce sebum.
The lowest level of decontamination that is a physical or chemical process or reducing the surface pathogens and dirt; it will aid in preventing the growth of germs but will not kill bacteria.
Chronic skin disorder of the face with rd inflamed area appearing mostly on the nose and cheeks.
Comprised of the organs that help to process air.
Comprised of the organs necessary to reproduce.
Divide that switches alternating current (AC) to direct current (DC).
Inflamed. elevated pimple that contains pus.
Guarding against the skin’ enemies, such as UV rays, extreme weather conditions, bacterial infections and injury.
Property of having two opposites; a positive and negative pole of an electric current.
(Thrombocyte) Colorless particle located in the blood that is responsible for clotting.
Massage technique that involves kneading, lifting or grasping movement.
Also known as Tapotement, massage technique that involves short, right tapping or slapping movements.
Small, red elevated protrusion of the skin, usually containing no pus.
Outermost layer of the dermis, direct underneath the epidermis.
Place where a muscle attaches to a non-moving section of bone.
Separate body structures composed of multiple tissues that each perform specific functions.
Also known as Blackhead, is a hair follicle containing masses of harden sebum and keratin; the open pore appears black dude to the sebum being exposed to the environment and oxidizing.
Unit for measuring the resistance of an electric current.
Also known as an insulator, is a material that prevents the flow of electricity; for example, cement, glass, rubber, silk and wood
Birthmark on the skin, characterized by small or large irregularly-shaped marks or stains.
Scientific study of the structure and purpose of the nervous system.
Comprised of the brain, spinal cord and nerves; it regulates and controls all of the body’s activities.
Study of muscles - their structure, functions, and disease.
Contracts and moves carious parts of the body and supports the skeletal system.
Infection that is resistant to certain antibiotics; commonly found on the skin and starts as small, red bumps.
Nerve that carries messages to the brain and/or spinal cord to produce movement.
Small flat or raised pigmented spot on the surface of the skin, ranging in color from light to dark brown.
Process in which human tissue cells reproduce by dividing in half, creating two daughter cells.
Less than 1/1,000 of an ampere; electrical equipment used for facial treatments have controls that allow the current to be reduced to 1/1,000 of an amp.
Also known as heat rash or prickly heat, is a rash of tiny, red raised spots
appearing on the skin, accompanied by burning or itching.
Small, white keratin-filled bumps or cysts that are enclosed within the epidermis with no visible opening. commonly found around the eyes, cheeks and/or forehead.
Special cells that produce the skin pigment called melanin.
Most dangerous form of skin cancer; it appears as dark brown or black spots or lions with an uneven shape, size and/or color.
Area of discretion that appear on the kin surface; for example, freckles.
Main function is to protect the body from disease by developing immunities.
Clear, slightly below fluid that is located within the vessels and is filtered by the lymph nodes.
Skin disorder that is characterized by light patches, (hypopigmentation); leukoderma can be caused by a burn or congenital disease, such as albinism.
Wound or mark on the kin that can be considered either a disease of disorder.
Measures 1,000 watts of electrical power used in apparatus within one second.
Also known as a callus or tyloma, is a thickens or hardened area of skin caused by friction, continual rubbing, or pressure over the same part of skin.
The process of forcing a water-based solution into the skinning a galactic current.
The light that is invisible to the naked eye.
Portion of the muscle joined to bone to assist movement.
Contagious bacterial infection of the skin characterized by open lesions.
An over-abundance of perspiration due to an overactive sudoriferous gland.
Bloodborne pathogen that weakens the immune system by destroying the white blood cells; HIV is the virus that can lead to AIDS.
Also known as Hypertrichois is extreme hairiness or excessive growth of hair, sometimes on uncommon areas of the face and body.
Commonly known as a fever blister or a cold sore, is a contagious skin disorder associated with a viral infection.
Bloodborne virus that can cause inflammation of the liver caused by infections of toxic agents and is characterized by jaundice, fever, liver enlargement and abdominal pain.
Maintaining a body temperature of 98.6 F through the blood and excretion or perspiration.
A term used to promote electrical safety, which means the electrical current is safely carried away from you to the ground; grounding electrical equipment will prevent electrical shock
Constant and direct current set to a safe, low voltage level; chemical changes are produced when the current is passing through certain solutions containing acids and salts.
Contains small devices with metal wires that link to the main source of electricity for the entire building.
Designed to prevent an excessive amount of electrical current from passing through the circuit.
Capable of destroying fungi.
Massage technique that involves deep rubbing, rolling or wringing movement applied with pressure, forcing one layer of tissue to press against another layer, therefore flattening or stretching that tissue.
Comprised of the kidneys, liver, skin, large intestine and lungs that eliminate waste from the body.
Accomplished when the sweat glands disburse perspiration; this maintains a healthy temperature by cooling the body.
Occurs through the scraping or scratching of the epidermal layer or skin’s surface; this can occur with an existing sire being scratched, irritating the existing injury.
Spongy bone between both eye sockets that forms part of the nasal cavity.
Also known as Basal Layer, is the outermost layer of the skin, containing many small nerve endings, but no blood vessels.
Comprised of specialized, ductless glands that regulate hormone production.
Massage technique that involves flipping, stroking or circular movements, utilizing a light, slow constant motion with either light or no pressure.
Painful, itchy, and non-contagious skin inflammation, which can have the appearance of either dry or moist lesions.
Secretes waste from the body and deposits it on the skin’s surface; located within the dermis.
To destroy microorganisms on nonporous surfaces and prevent infection; the second level of infection control.
Electric current that flows in only one direction.
Comprised of the stomach, intestines, mouth and several glands that diet food and break it down into nutrients.
The underlying or inner layer of the skin directly below the epidermis, also known as derma, corium, cutis or true skin.
Study of the skin, its functions, structures, conditions, diseases/disorders and treatments.
Also known as Contact Dermatitis, is an allergic reaction caused by the skin’s sensitivity to the exposure or use of a certain product.
Inflammation of the skin from any cause, resulting in a range of symptoms, such as redness, swelling, itching, or blistering.
Device that switches direct current (DC) to alternating current (AC).
Also known as Pinkeye, is a common bacterial infection of the eyes that is highly contagious.
any material that allows or supports the flow of electric current; for example, metal, copper and water are excellent conductors of electricity.
Flow of positive and negative electric currents from a generating source, through a conductor and back to the generating source.
Main source of blood supply to the face head and neck.
Skin lesion containing masses of sebum trapped in the hair follicle; two types of comedos are open comedones (blackheads) and closed comedones (Whiteheads).
Also known as Whitehead, is a hair follicle that is closed, keeping the sebum from being exposed to the environment and oxidizing.
comprised of the blood, blood vessels, and heart; responsible fro moving blood and lymph throughout the body.
Also known as a panel, is a device that automatically stops the flow of electricity in a circuit.
A ‘switch’ that automatically shuts off the flow of electricity at the first sighs of an overload.
Also known as liver spots or moth patches, are non-elevated, hyperpigmented, light to dark brown spots and scattered on hands, arms or face
Infectious pathogenic microorganisms that are present in human blood or bodily fluids and can cause disease in humans; these pathogens include, but are not limited to, hepatitis B virus (HBV) and human immunodeficiency virus (HPV).
Nourishing fluid that supplies nutrients and oxygen, carries way wast products, and protects the body from pathogenic bacteria
The middle part of the muscle.
The most common and mildest form of skin cancer; it is characterized either as a small red bump with a surface appearance of blood vessels or a ‘pearly’ nodule with a rough texture.
Product or item that is capable of destroying bacteria.
The thin-walled chambers of the top half of the heart and are referred to as the right and/or left atrium.
Thick-walled, tube-like vessel that carries oxygenated blood away from the heart.
Agent that prevents or reduces infection by eliminating or decreasing the growth of microorganisms; it can be applied safely to the skin to please a superficial wound or assist in the removal of bacteria.
Lack of perspiration due to an underachieve sudoriferous gland.
Also known as amp, is the unit for measuring the strength of an electrical current.
Rapid or interrupted electrical current that switches direction, moving in one direction then changing to the opposite direction.
Rare, congenital skin disorder characterized by a total or partial lack of melanin in the body.
Allows product to penetrate the skin to keep it supple and pliable, which helps the skin to retain its stretch and/or elasticity.
Chronic inflammation of the sebaceous glands.
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