Skin - Terminology - combining form - words

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integementary system skin. Chapter 16 Language of Medicne 9th editionword parts, definitions,ect


 
  
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adip/o
 
fat
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albin/o
 
white
3
caus/o
 
burning
4
cauter/o
 
heat, burn
5
cutane/o
 
skin  
6
derm/o
 
skin
7
dermat/o
 
skin
8
diaphor/o
 
profuse sweating
9
erythem/o
 
redness  
10
erythemat/o
 
redness
11
hinr/o
 
sweat
12
ichthy/o
 
dry, scaly
13
kerat/o
 
hard
14
leuk/o
 
white
15
lip/o
 
fat
16
melan/o
 
black
17
myc/o
 
fungus
18
onych/o
 
nail
19
phyt/o
 
plant
20
pil/o
 
hair
21
py/o
 
pus
22
rhytid/o
 
wrinkle
23
seb/o
 
sebum
24
squam/o
 
scale-like
25
steat/o
 
fat
26
trich/o
 
hair
27
ungu/o
 
nail
28
xanth/o
 
yellow
29
xer/o
 
dry
30
basel layer
 
deepest layer of epidermis
31
albino
 
person with defect in pigment (white)
32
dermis
 
middle layer of skin, 2nd layer of skin
33
epidermis
 
outermost layer of skin
34
epithelium
 
layer of skin lines the outer and inter surface of body
35
keratin
 
hard protein - found in nails, hair, and epidermis
36
sebaceous gland
 
oil secreting gland with hair follicle
37
sebum
 
oily substance secreted for sebaceous gland 
38
squamous epithelium
 
flat scale like cells composing the epidermis
39
subcutaneous layer
 
innermost layer of skin
40
lunula
 
the half moon shape at base of nail
41
adipose
 
fat tissue
42
albinism
 
condition of white skin color
43
causaligia
 
burning pain
44
electrocautery
 
use of blade to burn tissue by electric current
45
subcutaneous
 
below the skin
46
epidermis
 
outermost layer of skin
47
dermatitis
 
inflamation of skin
48
dermatoplasty
 
surgical repair of skin
49
dermatologist
 
specialist in skin
50
dermabrasion
 
scraping/ sanding of skin
51
epidermolysis
 
breakdown of the outlayer of skin
52
diaphoresis
 
profuse sweating
53
erythema
 
redness of skin - discolorization
54
anhidrosis
 
unable to sweat
55
ichthyosis
 
abnormal dry scaly skin
56
keratosis
 
abnormal hardening of skin
57
leukoplakia
 
white patches on cheeks, tongue
58
lipoma
 
fat tumor
59
liposuction
 
removal  of fat  by suction
60
melanocyte
 
black skin cell
61
melanoma
 
milignant black skin tumor
62
mycosis
 
abnormal fungus on skin
63
onycholysis
 
breakdown of nail plate
64
onychomycosis
 
abnormal fungus on nail
65
paronychia
 
pus near the nail
66
dermatophytosis
 
abnormal plant fungus on skin
67
pilosebaceous
 
hair folicle secretes sebrum
68
pyoderma
 
pus within the skin
69
rhytidectomy
 
wrinkle removal
70
seborrhea
 
flow of oily secretion
71
squamous epithelium
 
flat, scale like cells on the the epidermis
72
steatoma
 
benign tumor of fat in sebaceous gland and is infected
73
trichomycosis
 
abnormal hair fungus
74
subungual
 
p/t to below the nail
75
xanthoma
 
yellow tumor of fat with cholesterol
76
xeroderma
 
very dry skin
77
abscess
 
collection of pus on the skin
78
bulla
 
large blister
79
wheal
 
shape of circle on skin
80
alopecia
 
loss of hair where it should normally grow
81
ecchymosis
 
bruise on the skin from hemorrhages
82
petechia/ petechiae
 
small pin point hemorrhage
83
pruritus
 
itching
84
urticaria
 
hives - allergic reaction 
85
exanthematous viral disease
 
rash caused by viral infection, rubella, vericella
86
gangrene
 
death of tissue & loss of blood supply
87
psoriasis
 
silvery gray scales, causing itchy, scaly skin
88
scabies
 
Contagious, infection of skin and intense itching
89
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
 
butterfly on cheeks and nose - chronic disease of inflammed joints, organ, and skin
90
keloid
 
thick scar formed after trama or surgery
91
nevi or nevus
 
mole
92
Mohs micrographic surgery
 
layers of malignant tissue removed and each layer is check for extent of resection
93
decebitus ulcer
 
bed sore
94
acne vulgaris
 
buildup of sebum and keratine in pores leading to pimples


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