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integumentary system

Skin, hair, nails, suffix, prefix

aut/o self
bi/o life
coni/o dust
herer/o other
crypt/o hidden
myc/o fungus
necr/o cells that died
pachy/o thick
rhytid/o wrinkles
staphyl/o grapelike clusters
strept/o twisted chains
xer/o dry
epi- on, upon, over
intra- within
para- beside, beyond, around, abnormal
per- through
sub- under, below
trans- through, across, beyond
cutane/o, derm/o, dermat/o skin
hidr/o sweat
kerat/o horny hard tissue
onych/o, ungu/o nail
seb/o sebum
trich/o hair
epidermis outer layer of skin
keratin scleroprotein component of the horny or cornifield layer of the epidermis
melanin color or pigmentation of the skin
dermis inner layer of skin
sudoriferous sweat glands
sebaceous glands sebum in the hair follicles where the hair shafts pass through the dermis
hair compressed keratinized cells that arise from hair follicles the sacs that enclose the hair fibers
nails originate in the epidermis nails are found on the upper surface of the ends of the fingers and toes
a noun suffix
coccus berry shaped form of bacterium
ectomy excision or surgical removal
ia diseased or abnormal state
itis inflammation
malacia soft
opsy view of viewing
phagia eating or swallowing
plasty surgical repair
rrhea flow, discharge
tome instrument use to cut
dermatitis inflammation of the skin
dermatoconiosis abnormal condition of the skin caused by dust
dermatofibroma fibrous tumor of the skin
hidradenitis inflammation of a sweat gland
leiodermia condition of smooth skin
leukoderma white patches on skin
onychocryptosis abnormal condition of fungus in the nails
onychomalacia softening the nails
onychophagia eating the nails
pachyderma thickening of the skin
paronychia diseased state around the nail
seborrhea discharge of sebum excessive
trichomycosis abnormal condition of fungus in the hair
xeroderma dry skin
Created by: Jenfaith



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