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Skin Terminology


adip/o fat
albin/o white
algia pain
caus/o burn, burning
cauter/o heat, burn
cutane/o skin
derma skin
derm/o skin
dermat/o skin
diaphor/o sweat
erythem/o flushed, redness
esis condition
hidr/o sweat
hydr/o water
ichthy/o dry, scaly
kerat/o horny, hard, cornea
leuk/o white
lip/o fat, lipid
lysis breakdown, seperation, destruction, loosening
melan/o black
myc/o fungus
onych/o nail (of fingers or toes0
ose full of , pertaining to, sugar
osis condition, usually abnormal
ous pertaining to
phyt/o plant
pil/o hair
plakia plaque
plasty surgical repair
py/o pus
rhytid/o wrinkle
rrhea flow, discharge
seb/o sebum
sebace/o sebum
squam/o scale
steat/o fat, sebum
trich/o hair
ungu/o nail
xanth/o yellow
xer/o dry
phoresis carrying or transmission
cele hernia
cry cold
aden gland
myc fungus
nid nest
melen black
itis inflammation
malacia soft
scler harding
Created by: ssaretsky