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CF Skin

Combining forms for the Skin

adip/o fat (dee lip/o and steat/o)
albin/o white
caus/o burn, burning
cauter/o heat,burn
cutane/o skin (see derm/o)
derm/o, dermat/o skin
diaphor/o porfuse sweating (see hidr/o)
erythem/o,erythem/o redness
hidr/o sweat
ichthy/o scaly, dry (fish-like)
kerat/o hard, horny tissue
leuk/o white
lip/o fat
melan/o black
myc/o fungus (fungi include yeasts, molds, and mushrooms)
onych/o nail (see ungu/o)
phyt/o pllant
pil/o hair (see trich/o), hair follicle
seb/o sebum (oily secretion from sebaceous glands)
squam/o scale-like
steat/o fat
trich/o hair
ungu/o nail
xanth/o yellow
xer/o dry
abras/o scrape off
actin/o rays of the sun
all/o other; strange
alopec/o bald
angi/o blood vessel; lymphatic vessel
aspir/o to breathe in; to suck in
aut/o self
bas/o base of a structure; basic (alkaline)
bi/o life; living organism; living tissues
blephar/o eyelid
carcin/o cancer
cellul/o cell
contus/o bruising
cortic/o cortex; outer region
cry/o cold
cut/i skin
cyan/o blue
derm/a skin
desicc/o to dry up
dynam/o power; movement
ecchym/o blood in the tissues
elast/o flexing; stretching
electr/o electricity
erect/o to stand up
erg/o activity; work
erythemat/o redness
esthes/o sensation;feeling
esthet/o sensation; feeling
ex/o away from; external; outward
excis/o to cut out
excori/o to take out skin
exud/o oozing fluid
fer/o to bear
fiss/o splitting
foli/o leaf
follicul/o follicle (small sac)
fulgur/o fungus
gangrene/o gangrene
hem/o blood
hemat/o blood
hidr/o sweat
hirsute/o hairy
icter/o jaundice
incis/o to cut into
integument/o skin
integu/o to cover
kel/o tumor
kerat/o cornea (of the eye), hard, fibrous protein
lacer/o a tearing
lip/o lipid (fat)
loc/o in one place
log/o word; the study of
lun/o moon
malign/o intentionally causing harm; cancer
melan/o black
micr/o one millionth; small
myc/o fungus
my/o muscle
ne/o new
necr/o dead cells, tissue, or body
nid/o nest; focus
onych/o nail (fingernail or toenail)
papill/o elevated structure
pedicul/o lice
pigment/o pigment
pil/o hair
phot/o light
phylact/o guarding; protecting
plast/o growth; formation
prurit/o itching
psor/o itching
rhabd/o rod
rhin/o nose
rhytid/o wrinkle
sarc/o connective tissue
schiz/o split
scler/o hard; sclera (white of the eye)
sebace/o sebum (oil)
seb/o sebum (oil)
sect/o to cut
sen/o old age
sensitiv/o affected by; sensitive to
spir/o breathe; a coil
squam/o scalelike cell
suct/o to suck
sudor/i sweat
surg/o operative procedure
system/o the body as a whole
theli/o cellular layer
topic/o a specific area
trich/o hair
ungu/o nail (fingernail or toenail)
vas/o blood vessel; vas deferens
vesic/o bladder; fluid-filled sac
vesicul/o bladder; fluid-filled sac
vir/o virus
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