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Terminology III

Chapter 12

TermDefinition
EPI ABOVE OR UPON
-OSIS CONDITION
-PLASTY SURGICAL REPAIR
SEB/O SEBUM
MELAN/O BLACK/DARK
ONYCH/O FINGERNAIL/TOENAIL
ERYTH/O RED
XER/O DRY
HIDR/O SWEAT
LEUK/O WHITE
CYAN/O BLUE
XANTH/O YELLOW
KERAT/O HORNY, HARD, CORNEA
BIO LIFE
LIP/O FAT, LIPID
DERM/O, DERMAT/O, DERMA SKIN
EPIDERMIS OUTER MOST LAYER OF SKIN
DERMIS AKA CORIUM. THICK LAYER OF TISSUE DIRECTLY BELOW YOUR EPIDERMIS
SUBCUTANEOUS FATTY LAYER JUST BELOW THE SKIN
DERMATOLOGIST SKIN SPECIALIST
-ISM CONDITION, STATE OF
-AR PERTAINING TO
-ARY PERTAINING TO
-TION PROCESS, STATE OR QUALITY OF
-IOR PERTAINING TO
HIRSUT/O HAIRY, ROUGH
PEDICUL/O LOUSE/LICE
PIL/O HAIR
CUTANE/O SKIN
TRICH/O HAIR
FOLLICULITIS INFLAMMATION OF THE HAIR FOLLICLES
ALBINISM A GENETIC CONDITION CHARACTERIZED BY A DEFICIENCY OR ABSENCE OF PIGMENT IN THE SKIN, HAIR AND IRISES
HEMATOMA SWELLING OF CLOTTED BLOOD TRAPPED IN THE TISSUE
PURULENT PRODUCING OR CONTAINING PUZ
VERRUCA SMALL HARD SKIN CAUSED BY THE HUMAN PAPILLOMANRUS
CONTUSION AN INJURY TO UNDERLYING TISSUE WITHOUT BREAKING THE SKIN CHARACTERIZED BY DISCOLORATION AND PAIN
DERMATITIS INFLAMMATION OF THE SKIN
-OLOGY THE STUDY OF
-SCOPY VISUAL EXAMINATION
-SCOPE INSTRUMENT USED FOR VISUAL EXAMINATION
MYC/O FUNGUS
RHTID/O WRINKLE
URTIC/O NETTLE, RASH, HIVES
TRICH/O HAIR
PRURITUS SEVERE ITCHING
LEASION A PATHOLOGIC CHANGE OF TISSUE DUE TO DISEASE OR INJURY
TINEA A FUNGAL INFECTION THAT CAN GROW ON THE SKIN, HAIR, AND NAILS
CARBUNCLE A CLUSTER OF CONNECTED FURUNCLES (BOILS)
FURUNCLES LARGE, TENDER, SWOLLEN AREAS CAUSED BY A STAPHYLOCOCCAL INFECTION AROUND HAIR
ANTIFUNGAL AN AGENT THAT DESTROYS OR INHIBITS THE GROWTH OF FUNGI FOLLICLES OR SEBACEOUS GLAND
CAUTERIZED DESTRUCTION OF TISSUE BY BURNING
DEBRIDEMENT THE REMOVAL OF DIRT FOREIGN OBJECT, DAMAGED TISSUE AND CELLULAR DEBRIS FROM A WOUND TO PREVENT INFECTION AND PROMOTE HEALING
TRICHOSOCPY
BIOPSY-BX THE REMOVAL OF SMALL PIECE OF LIVING TISSUE FOR EXAMINATION TO CONFIRM OR ESTABLISH DIAGNOSIS
I & D INCISION AND DRAINAGE OR IRRIGATION AND DEBRIDEMENT
DERMABRASION A FORM OF ABRASION INVOLVING THE USE OF A REVOLVING WIRE BRUSH OF SANDPAPER
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