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Integumentary system

Medical Terminology

QuestionAnswer
adip/o fat
lip/o fat
steat/o fat
cutane/o skin
dermat/o skin
derm/o skin
hidr/o sweat
sudor/o sweat
ichthy/o dry, scaly
kerat/o horny tissue, hard, cornea
myc/o fungus
onych/o nail
ungu/o nail
pil/o hair
trich/o hair
scler/o hardening, sclera (white of the eyes)
seb/o sebum, sebaceous
squam/o scale
xen/o foreign, stange
xer/o dry
Bowen disease very early form of skin cancer
chloasma pigmentary skin discoloration
comedo small skin lesion of acne
impetigo bacterial skin infection
pediculosis infestation with lice
pruritus intense itching
tinea fungal skin infection (ringworm)
verruca epidermal virus growth (wart)
patch allergy test using patches
scratch allergy test by scratching the skin
fulguration tissue destruction using high-frequency electric current
BCC basal cell carcinoma
C&S culture and sensitivity
CA cancer, chronological age, cardiac arrest
FS frozen section
ID intradermal
I&D incision and drainage
IMP impression (synonymous with diagnosis)
IV intravenous
TNM tumor-node-metastasis
ung ointment
XP, XDP xeroderma pigmentosum
Created by: Dwentz
 

 



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