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vta Integumentary

carcin/o Cancer
cutan/o skin
cyan/o blue
dermat/o skin
derm/o skin
hist/o tissue
lip/o fat
myc/o fungus
necr/o death
py/o pus
iasis abnormal condition; formation of
itis inflamation
oid resembling
oma a mass or tumor
osis condition or process
opsy to view
sarcoma malignant tumor of connective tissue
stasis standing still, control, stop
epi upon, over, in addition to
ex out, out from
exo outside
mal ill, bad, poor
meta after, beyond, change
adipose pertaining to fat, fatty
carcinoma a maligmant tumor occuring in the epithelial tissue
contusion an injury where the skin is not broken
cyanosis a bluish discoloration of the skin
decubitus an ulcer resulting from pressure; bedsore
distichiasis condition where the eyelashes grow in towards the eye
laceration a wound or irregular tear of the flesh
lipoma a fatty tumor
metastasis spreading of cancer cells from one part of the body to the other
mycosis any disease caused by fungus
pruritis severe itching
purulent forming or containig pus
pyoderma an acute, purulent dermatitis
systemic pertaining to the whole body
caudal towards the rear
cranial towards the front; the head
rostral towards the nose
proximal structures or parts of the structure that lie close to the main mass of the body
dorsal towards or near the back
ventral towards the or near the abdomen/belly
lateral side
medial lying towards or near the middle
distal away from the main mass of the body
palmar the rear surface of the front paw
plantar the rear surface of the hind paw
Created by: ccondes