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Mod 2 Med Term

Skeletal, Urinary, Integumentary

Erythema Redness of the skin due to capillary dilation
Onychomycosis Fungal infection of the nail
Lip/o Fat
Myc/o Fungus
Cellulitis An acute, rapidly spreading bacterial infection within the connective tissues that is characterized by malaise, swelling, warmth and red streaks.
Psoriasis Common skin disorder, often life long characterized by silvery plaques.
Scleroderma an autoimmune disorder in which the connective tissues become thickened and hardened.
Urticaria Also known as hives
Vitiligo Autoimmune disorder resulting from the destruction of the melanocytes due to unknown causes
Epidermis The outermost layer of the sikn
Hidrosis The production and excreation of perspiration, condition of abnormal sweating
malignant Melanoma Dark colored growth , a type of skin cancer that occurs in the melanocytes.
Cutane/o Dermat/o derm/o Skin
Seb/o Sebaceous Gland
Hidr/o Sweat Gland
Pil/i Pil/o Hair
Onych/o Nails
-Cele Hernia, Tumor, Swelling
Cyst/o Urinary bladder, Cyst, Sac of fluid
Nepher/o Kidney
-Pexy Surgical Fixation
Anuria Absence of urine
Cystitis Inflammation of the bladder
Hemodialysis The process by which waste products are filtered directly from the patient's blood
Hydronephrosis Dilation or swelling of one or both kidneys
Oliguria Means scanty urination, below normal
Polyuria Means excessive urination, higher than normal
Glomerulus 1st section of the kidney which is a cluster of capillaries
Ureters Two narrow tubes, which transport urine from the kidney to the bladder
Urethra A tube that extends from the bladder to the exterior of the body, drains urine
Lithotripsy Crushing of stone
Intra- Within or inside
-Rraphy Suturing
-Ectomy Surgical Excision
Erythr/o Red or reddish
Ab- Away from
Megaly- Increase in size or enlargment
Path/o disease
-Centesis Surgical puncture
Peri- Around
-Algia Pain
-Dynia Pain
Arthr/o Joint
Chondr/i Chondr/o Cartilage
Cost/o Rib
-Lysis Loosening or setting free
Myel/o Spinal Cord, Bone marrow
Kyphosis Abnormal increase in the outward curvature of the thoracic spine Also known as hump back
Osteoarthritis Also known as wear and tear arthritis is most commonly associated with aging
Osteomalacia Abnormal softening of bones in adults
Osteomyelitis An inflammation of the bone marrow and adjacent bone
Osteopenia Loss of bone matrix that makes for thinner than average bone density
Diaphysis The shaft of a long bone
Carpals 8 bones of the wrist
Oste/o Ost/o Bone
Pyel/o Renal Pelvis
Prostat/o Prostate
Ur/o Urin/o Urine
Lith/o Stone
-Tripsy To crush
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