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    1. Instrument that cuts thin slices of skin for excising or grafting small lesions
    4. Second layer of the skin and directly below the epidermis
    5. A melanocytic nevus seen at birth, which is usually larger than an acquired nevus
    6. Cutaneous pigmented lesions that have irregular, notched borders and are pre-malignant
    7. A superficial pyoderma, which is contagious and caused by Staphylococcus aureus (staph) or Streptococcus pyogenes (strep)
    9. Procedure that removes acne scars or pits, which is performed with abrasive materials such as sandpaper
    11. The epidermis contains different types of cells, with the most common being squamous cells, basal cells, and ______
    13. The two layers of the dermis consist of the upper papillary layer and the lower ____ layer
    14. Dermatitis, acute or chronic, which is caused by an initial irritant effect of a substance that comes in contact with the skin
    15. Largest organ system of the body
    17. Excessive development of the male mammary glands
    18. Common autoimmune condition that presents as an eruption of reddish, silvery-scaled maculopapules
    19. The process of removing foreign materials, necrotic matter, and devitalized tissue from a burn or wound
    20. A tumor that does not metastasize, nor invade and destroy adjacent normal tissue
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    2. Two main layers of the skin are the dermis and ______, which is the outer layer of the skin
    3. A malignant neoplasm that grows slowly
    8. Altering the size of the breast(s) by enlarging or reduce them
    10. Premalignant wart-type lesion occurring on sun-exposed skin of the hands or face in aged light-complected individuals
    12. The Integumentary System is made up of the skin, hair, nails and ______
    16. A thick, crusty covering or slough that develops after thermal or chemical burn or cauterization of the skin