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Skin - Terminology - Combining Form - Words

Integementary System Skin. Chapter 16 Language Of Medicne 9th Editionword Parts, Definitions,ect
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adip/o
fat
albin/o
white
caus/o
burning
cauter/o
heat, burn
cutane/o
skin  
derm/o
skin
dermat/o
skin
diaphor/o
profuse sweating
erythem/o
redness  
erythemat/o
redness
hinr/o
sweat
ichthy/o
dry, scaly
kerat/o
hard
leuk/o
white
lip/o
fat
melan/o
black
myc/o
fungus
onych/o
nail
phyt/o
plant
pil/o
hair
py/o
pus
rhytid/o
wrinkle
seb/o
sebum
squam/o
scale-like
steat/o
fat
trich/o
hair
ungu/o
nail
xanth/o
yellow
xer/o
dry
basel layer
deepest layer of epidermis
albino
person with defect in pigment (white)
dermis
middle layer of skin, 2nd layer of skin
epidermis
outermost layer of skin
epithelium
layer of skin lines the outer and inter surface of body
keratin
hard protein - found in nails, hair, and epidermis
sebaceous gland
oil secreting gland with hair follicle
sebum
oily substance secreted for sebaceous gland 
squamous epithelium
flat scale like cells composing the epidermis
subcutaneous layer
innermost layer of skin
lunula
the half moon shape at base of nail
adipose
fat tissue
albinism
condition of white skin color
causaligia
burning pain
electrocautery
use of blade to burn tissue by electric current
subcutaneous
below the skin
epidermis
outermost layer of skin
dermatitis
inflamation of skin
dermatoplasty
surgical repair of skin
dermatologist
specialist in skin
dermabrasion
scraping/ sanding of skin
epidermolysis
breakdown of the outlayer of skin
diaphoresis
profuse sweating
erythema
redness of skin - discolorization
anhidrosis
unable to sweat
ichthyosis
abnormal dry scaly skin
keratosis
abnormal hardening of skin
leukoplakia
white patches on cheeks, tongue
lipoma
fat tumor
liposuction
removal  of fat  by suction
melanocyte
black skin cell
melanoma
milignant black skin tumor
mycosis
abnormal fungus on skin
onycholysis
breakdown of nail plate
onychomycosis
abnormal fungus on nail
paronychia
pus near the nail
dermatophytosis
abnormal plant fungus on skin
pilosebaceous
hair folicle secretes sebrum
pyoderma
pus within the skin
rhytidectomy
wrinkle removal
seborrhea
flow of oily secretion
squamous epithelium
flat, scale like cells on the the epidermis
steatoma
benign tumor of fat in sebaceous gland and is infected
trichomycosis
abnormal hair fungus
subungual
p/t to below the nail
xanthoma
yellow tumor of fat with cholesterol
xeroderma
very dry skin
abscess
collection of pus on the skin
bulla
large blister
wheal
shape of circle on skin
alopecia
loss of hair where it should normally grow
ecchymosis
bruise on the skin from hemorrhages
petechia/ petechiae
small pin point hemorrhage
pruritus
itching
urticaria
hives - allergic reaction 
exanthematous viral disease
rash caused by viral infection, rubella, vericella
gangrene
death of tissue & loss of blood supply
psoriasis
silvery gray scales, causing itchy, scaly skin
scabies
Contagious, infection of skin and intense itching
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
butterfly on cheeks and nose - chronic disease of inflammed joints, organ, and skin
keloid
thick scar formed after trama or surgery
nevi or nevus
mole
Mohs micrographic surgery
layers of malignant tissue removed and each layer is check for extent of resection
decebitus ulcer
bed sore
acne vulgaris
buildup of sebum and keratine in pores leading to pimples


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