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DermatologicalTerms

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TermDefinition
abrasion scraping away of skin
albinism lack of pigmentation in skin causes patient to look white
albino a person affected by alinism
alopecia baldness
anhidrosis lack of sweating
comedo hair follicle plugged with sebum (black/white head)
cyanhidrosis blue sweat
depigmentation loss of pigmentation
dermatalagia skin pain
dermatodynia skin pain
dermatolysis loose skin
erythema redness
erythroderma red skin
hemathidrosis sweating blood
hidropoiesis sweat formation
hyperkeratosis excessive growth of horny skin
hypermelanosis excessive melanin in skin
hyperpigmentation excessive pigmentation in skin
hypohidrosis diminished sweating
hypermelanosis diminished melanin in skin
hypopigmentation diminished pigmentation in skin
leukoderma white skin
macerate to soften skin
onychophagia eating/biting nails
pruritus an itch
rhytiderma wrinkled skin
sebopoiesis discharge of oil (sebum)
trichomegaly abnormally thick hair
urticaria swollen/raised itchy areas of skin
xanthoderma yellow skin
xeroderma dry skin
xerosis condition of dryness
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