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Indigo complete Terminology Review

aden/o gland
fat adip/o
albin/o white
cancer carcin/o
chlor/o green
colour chrom/o
chem/o chemical/drug
crypt/o hidden
cold cry/o
skin cutane/o
dermat/o derm/o skin
scab eschar/o
hidr/o sweat
ichthy/o dry, scaly
kerat/o horny tissue, hard, cornea
lipid/o fat
fat lip/o
mamm/o breast
breast mast/o
melan/o black
myc/o fungus
death, necrosis necr/o
nid/o nest
onc/o tumor
onych/o nail
lice pedicul/o
hair pil/o
py/o pus
wrinkle rhytid/o
scler/o hardening sclera (white of eye)
seb/o sebum, sebacous
squam/o scale
steat/o fat
sweat sudor/o
thel/o nipple
tox/o poison
trich/o hair
nail ungu/o
xen/o foreign, strange
xer/o dry
-al pertaining to
-cele hernia, swelling
-cyte cell
skin -derma
excision, removal -ectomy
-esis condition
-graft transplantation
-ia pertaining to
pertaining to -ic
-is noun ending
-ia condition
-ism condition
-itis inflammation
-logist specialist in the study of
study of -logy
softening -malacia
-oma tumor
-osis abnormal condition
-ous pertaining to
disease -pathy
-penia decrease
carry, transmission -phoresis
-plasty surgical repair
-poieses formation, production
bursting forth -rrhagia
suture -rrhaphy
discharge, floe -rrhea
rupture -rrhexis
-therapy treatment
a-, an- without, not
dia- through, across
epi- above, upon
hetero- different
same -homo
excessive, above normal -hyper
under, below, defficient hypo-
pachy- thick
peri- around
sub- under, below
BCC basal cell carcinoma
bx, Bx biopsy
C&S culture and sensivity
CA cancer
chemo chemotherapy
CIS carcinoma in situ
cm centimeter
dc, d/c discharge
Decub. decubitus
derm. dermatology
FS frozen section
H2O water
incision and draingae I&D
ID intradermal
IMP impression
IV intrevenous
T&A tonsillectomy and adnoidectomy
TMN tumor-node-metastasis
ung ointment
xeroderma pigmentosum XP, XPD
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