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Med Term Ch3 & 4


subcutaneous pertaining to under the skin
dermatitis inflammation of the skin
dermatopathy disease of the skin
anhidrosis lack of sweating
melanoma black or dark tumor
melanocyte black or dark cell
onychomycosis abnormal condition of nail fungus
rhytidectomy removal of wrinkles
erythroderma red skin
ichthyoderma scaly and dry skin
arthrodesis fusion of a joint
chondromalacia softening of cartilage
osteochondroma bone and cartilage tumor
intervertebral pertaining to between vertebrae
fasciotomy incision into fascia
kinesiology study of movement
electromyogram record of muscle electricity
atonia lack of tone
femoral pertaining to the femor
sternal pertaining to the sternum
albin/o white
bi/o life
cry/o cold
cutane/o skin
cyan/o blue
derm/o skin
dermat/o skin
diaphor/o profuse sweating
electr/o electricity
erythr/o red
hidr/o sweat
ichthy/o scaly, dry
kerat/o hard, horny
leuk/o white
lip/o fat
melan/o black, dark
myc/o fungus
necr/o death
onych/o nail
pil/o hair
phot/o light
py/o pus
rhytid/o wrinkle
scler/o hard
seb/o oil
trich/o hair
ungu/o nail
vesic/o bladder
xer/o dry
-derma skin
-opsy view of
-tome instrument used to cut
allo- other, different from usual
xeno- strange, foreign
epidermal pertaining to upon the skin
hypodermic pertaining to under the skin
intradermal pertaining to within the skin
dermatologist skin specialist
dermatosis abnormal condition of the skin
dermatoplasty surgical repair of the skin
hyperhidrosis excessive sweating
lipectomy surgical removal of fat
lipoma fatty tumor
necrosis abnormal condition of death
onychectomy removal of a nail
onychomalacia softening of nails
onychophagia nail eating (nail biting)
pyogenic pus forming
rhytidoplasty surgical repair of wrinkles
seborrhea oily discharge
trichomycosis abnormal condition of hair fungus
ungual pertaining to the nails
leukoderma white skin
pyoderma pus skin
scleroderma hard skin
xeroderma dry skin
dermatome instrument for cutting skin or for producing thin transplants of skin
dermatoplasty skin grafting
BCC basal cell carcinoma
BX, bx biopsy
C&S culture $ sensitivity
decub decubitis ulcer
Derm, derm dermatology
FS frozen section
HSV herpes simples virus
I&D incision and drainage
ID indradermal
MM malignant melanoma
SCC squamous cell carcinoma
SG skin graft
SLE systemic lupus erythematosus
STSG split-thickness skin graft
subcu, SC, sc, subq subcutaneous
UV ultrviolet
ankyl/o stiff joint
arth/o joint
Created by: SVangs085