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MT C12 Skin

abras/o rub or scrape off
albin/o white
alopec/o baldness
bi/o life
carcin/o cancer
chrom/o color
cis/o to cut
contus/o to bruise
cry/o cold
crypt/o hidden
cutane/o skin
dermat/o skin
derm/o -derma skin
diaphor/o sweat
ecchym/o pouring out of juice
eczemat/o erupt
epi- upon, above, on or upper
erythem/o erythemat/o flushed or redness
-esis state or abnormal condition
ex- out
hidr/o sweat
histi/o hist/o tissue
-ia state or condition
in- in
kerat/o horny or hard
lacerat/o torn or ragged
lip/o fat
myc/o fungus
onych/o fingernail or toenail
-opsy view of
petechi/o skin spot
-phagia phag/o eating or swallowing
pil/i pil/o hair
prurit/o itch
psor/i psor/o itch
purpur/o purple
py/o pus
seb/o sebum - afatty secretion of the sebaceous glans of the skin
ungu/o fingernail or toenail
urtic/o hives
xer/o dry
blepharoplasty plastic surgery on an eyelid especially to remove fatty or excess tissue
carbuncle a painful local purulent inflammation of the skin & deeper tissues with multiple openings for the discharge of pus & usually necrosis & sloughing of dead tissue
decubitus ulcer are localized injuries to the skin and/or underlying tissue that usually occur over a bony prominence as a result of pressure, or pressure in combination with shear and/or friction
debridement Use instruments remove dead, contaminated, or adherent tissue and/or foreign material
eczema a group of medical conditions that cause the skin to become inflamed or irritated
erythema is redness of the skin or mucous membranes, caused by hyperemia of superficial capillaries
impetigo highly contagious skin infection - usually appears as red sores on the face, especially around a child's nose and mouth
keloid a thick scar resulting from excessive growth of fibrous tissue and occurring especially after burns or radiation injury
liposuction surgical removal of local fat deposits by applying suction through a small tube inserted into the body
rhytidectomy A facelift
subungual hematoma the collection of blood in the space between the nail bed and fingernail due to direct injury to the fingernail
vitiligo a progressive skin disorder caused by destruction of melanocytes and marked by sharply circumscribed white spots of skin
lesion an abnormal change in structure of an organ or part due to injury or disease
ulcer a break in skin or mucous membrane with loss of surface tissue, disintegration and necrosis of epithelial tissue, and often pus
necrotizing fasciitis a severe soft tissue infection by bacteria - marked by edema and necrosis of subcutaneous tissues with involvement of adjacent fascia and by painful red swollen skin over affected areas
ecchymosis A purplish patch caused by extravasation of blood into the skin, differing from petechiae only in size (larger than 3 mm diameter)
hematoma a mass of usually clotted blood that forms in a tissue, organ, or body space as a result of a broken blood vessel
port wine stain a reddish purple superficial hemangioma of the skin commonly occurring as a birthmark
strawberry hemangioma a usually benign tumor made up of blood vessels that typically occurs as a purplish or reddish slightly elevated area of skin
pediculosis capitis infestation of the scalp by head lice
pediculosis corporis infestation by body lice
cellulitis A spreading bacterial infection underneath the skin surface characterized by redness, warmth, swelling, and pain
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