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SHS Med Term

Integumentary System Combing Forms, Prefix/Sufix

Aden/o Gland
Seb/o Sebum (oil)
Crypt/o Hidden
Pachy/o Thick
Kerat/o Horny tissue, hard
Necr/o Death (cells, body)
Trich/o Hair
Aut/o Self
Heter/o Other
Dermat/o Skin
Derm/o Skin
Cutane/o Skin
Bi/o Life
Onych/o Nail
Ungu/o Nail
Staphyl/o Grape-like clusters
Strept/o Twisted chains
Xer/o Dry
Hidr/o Sweat
Rhytid/o Wrinkles
Fibr/o Fibrous tissue, fibers
Coni/o Dust
Myc/o Fungus
-Phagia Eating, swallowing
Para- Beside, beyond, around
-Opsy To view
-Malacia softening
-Ia Diseased or abnormal state, condition of
-Itis Inflammation
-Coccus Berry shaped (a form of bacterium)
-Tome Instrument used to cut
Per- Through
-Ectomy Excision or removal
-Plasty Plastic or surgical repair
Epi- On, upon or over
Intra- Within
Sub- Under or below
-Orrhea Flow excessive discharge
Created by: SHeverly



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