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Chapter 3 Part A

Word Parts

bi/o life
cry/o cold
cutane/o skin
cyan/o blue
dermat/o and derm/o skin
diaphor/o excessive sweating
erythemat/o and erythr/o red
hidr/o sweat
ichthy/o scaly and dry
kerat/o hard, horny, or cornea
lip/o fat
leuk/o white
melan/o black
muc/o mucus (sticky fluid, secreted by the mucous membrane, that traps dust and bacteria)
myc/o fungus
necr/o death
onych/o nail
pachy/o thick
prurit/o itching
py/o pus
rhytid/o wrinkle
scler/o hard
seb/o oil (sebum): the tick, oily substance secreted by sebaceous glands
ser/o serum or serum-like fluid (serum is the clear fluid portion of blood without blood cells or clotting factors. Serous membranes secrete a watery fluid that is like serum)
Synovi/o synoial membrane (synovium): the membrane lining in moveable joints
trich/o hair
xer/o dry
anti- against
par- beside
-derma skin
-esis pathological state
-ia state, condition
-opsy view of
-osis abnormal condition, abnormal formation
-phagia or -phag eating
-plakia a plate
-plasty surgical repair; reshaping by surgery
electr/o electricity
pil/o hair
ungu/o nail
xer/o dry
-tome instrument used to cut
allo- other, different from usual
xeno- strange foreign
Created by: Goodaytoyou