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epidermis outer layer of skin
keratin layer composed of of protein. contained in the hair,skin,& nail
melanin color or pigment of skin
dermis inner layer of skin
sweat glands (sudoriferous gland) tiny, coiled, tubular structures that emerge through pores on skin's surface & secrete sweat
sebaceous glands secrete sebum (oil)
hair keratinized cells that arise from hair folicals; the sarc that inclose the hair fibers
nails originate in the epidermis.
cutane/o, derm/o, dermat/o skin
hidr/o sweat
kerat/o horny tissue,hard
onych/o, ungu/o nail
seb/o sebum
trich/o hair
aut/o self
bi/o life
coni/o dust
crypt/o hidden
heter/o other
myc/o fungus
necr/o death (cells, body)
pachy/o thick
rhytid/o wrinkles
staphyl/o grape like cluster
strept/o twisted chains
xer/o dry
epi- on, upon, over
intra- within
para- beside, beyond, around
per- through
sub- under or below
-coccus (pl. occi) berry shaped (form of bacterium)
-ectomy excision or surgical removal
-ia diseased or abnormal state, condition of
-itis inflamation
-malacia softening
-opsy view of, viewing
-phagia eating or swallowing
-plasty surgical repair
-rrhea flow,excessive discharge
-tome instrament used to cut
Created by: kheaviland