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Integumentary System

Medical terminology for integumentary system

TermDefinition
-derma skin
-graft transplanting tissue from one area to another
Albino white
Cautero burn
Cryo cold
Cutaneo skin
Derm/dermato skin
Diaphoro profuse sweating
Hidro sweat
Ichthyo dry, scaly
Ictero jaundice (a medical condition with yellowing of the skin or whites of the eyes)
Kerato hard
Melano black
Necro death
Onycho/unguo nail
Pachy thick
Pilo hair
Rhytido wrinkle
Schizo split
Sebo oil
Xero dry
Allo other/different
Sub under/below
Xeno strange/foreign
Leio smooth
Subcutaneous situated or applied below the skin
Dermatitis inflammation/irritation of the skin (red, swollen, sore, sometimes blisters)
Dermatologist medical expert of skin
Onychomycosis nail fungus causing thickened, brittle, crumbly, or ragged nails
Hypodermic of or relating to the region beneath the skin
Dermatosis disease of the skin
Anhidrosis inability to sweat normally
Hyperhidrosis abnormal excessive sweating
Lipoma benign tumor of fatty tissue
Leiomyoma smooth muscle tumor
Rhytidectomy facelift "wrinkle" "incision"
Seborrhea excessive discharge of sebum from the sebaceous glands.
Erythroderma aka generalized Exfoliative dermatitis inflammatory skin disease
Onychectomy aka declawing; operation to remove animal's nails (claws)
Scleroderma chronic hardening and contraction of the skin and connective tissue
Xeroderma dry skin; various diseases characterized by extreme dryness of the skin
Ichthyoderma dry, scaly skin
Onychomalacia abnormal softness of nails
Created by: Janhn10
 

 



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