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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