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Squam Scale
Papule Small raised solid pimple or swelling/part of rash without pus
Kerat Hard
Purpur Purple
Erythr Red
Leuk White
Xanth Yellow
Melan Black
Pigmentation The coloring of the skin, hair, and retina of the eye
Hyper Fast
Hypo Slow
Erythema Redness of the Skin
Urticaria Itchy rash with Bumps
Mycosis Fungus
Tumor Abnormal benign or malignant new growth of tissue with out a function
Vesicle A small bladder or sac containing fluid
Ulcer A break in skin or mucous membrane with loss of surface tissue/ like an open sore
Nevus Mole
Collagen An insoluble fibrous protein that is the main constituent of skin
Sebum Oil
Keratin any of various sulfur-containing fibrous proteins that form hair or nails
Melanin The pigment that gives skin, hair, and eyes their color
Pruritus Itchyness by itself
Hidr Sweat
onych Nail
Heart Card/ Cardi recieves blood from veins and pumps it into the arteries
Angina Chest Pain
Blood Vessels Angi/o, Vas/o transport blood to and from all areas of the body
Arteries Arteri/o, transport blood away from the heart to all areas of the body
Capillaries Capill/o, Permit the exchange of nutrients and waste products the blood and the cells
Veins Phleb/o, ven/o Return blood from all parts of the body to the heart
Blood Hem/o, Hemat/o Brings oxygen and nutrients to the cell and carries away waste
Angio- Blood or lymph vessel
Aort/o aorta
Arteri/o artery
Ather/o plaque, fatty substance
Brady Slow
Cardi/o heart
Crasia Mixture or Blending
Emia Blood Blood Condition
Phleb/o Veins / blood
Tachy Fast
Thromb/o Clot
Ven/o Vein
Epi above, upon, on
Peri surrounding, Arround
Root Main
Suffix After
Prefix Before
-ic Pertaining to
-ium Tissue
-y Process of
Ec Out
Tom To cut
Cardi/card/cardia Heart
Epi Upon
Sub Beneath
Endo Within
Logy Study of
Pulmon Lung
Dynia Pain
Rrhexis Rupture
Rrhaphy Suture
Duct Root Leading to
Meta After/beyond
Stasis Stand/stop
Adip/o Fat
Lip/o Fat
Steat/o Fat
Dermat/dermo Skin
Cutane Skin
Erthr/erythr Red
Hidr/o Sweat
Hist/ histio Tissue
Scler Hard
Kerat Hard
Leuk White
Melan Black
Myc Fungus
Plas Formation
Purpur Purple
Seb Sebum (oil)
Squam Scale
Trich Hair
Xer Dry
Xanth Yellow
Epidermis Outer layer of skin
Dermis (corium) Inner layer of skin
Basal layer Inner most layer of the epidermis
Squamous layer Outermost layer of the epidermis
Subcutaneous layer Layer below dermis
Melanocytes Produce pigment which gives color to the skin
Skin (integument) Skin hair nails sweat glands and sebaceous glands
Adipose Fat
Lesions Pathologically altered tissue
Patho Not good
Primary lesions Lesions arising from previously normal skin
Palpate Feeling/touching
Secondary lesions Lesions that result in changes from primary lesions
Vascular lesions Lesions of a blood vessel
Cherry angioma Round, bright red blood vessel tumor
-oma Tumor
Telangiectasia (spider angioma) Radiate from central arteriole/ rash tumor looks like a spider
Purpuric lesions Lesions resulting from hemorrhage in skin
Ecchymosis Bruise
Epidermal tumors Skin tumors arising from epidermis
Dysplastic nevus Mole with precancerous changes
Verruca Wart, caused by a virus
Hyperhidrosis To much sweating
Hypodermic Below the skin
Hypothermia Below temperature
Erytheme Redness of the skin
Petechia Broken eye vessels
Seborrheic Dermatitis Cradle cap
Hem/o, Hemat/o Blood
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