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Body Structure Terms

NHTC 5 Body Structure Terms

adip/o fat
lip/o fat
cutane/o skin
derm/o skin
dermat/o skin
hidr/o sweat
sudor/o sweat
histi/o tissue
hist/o tissue
ichthy/o dry, scaly (fishlike)
kerat/o horny tissue, hard, cornea
myc/o fungus (plural fungi)
onych/o nail
ungu/o nail
pil/o hair
trich/o hair
scler/o hardning, sclera
seb/o sebum, sebaceous
squam/o scale
xer/o dry
albin/o white
leuk/o white
cirrh/o yellow
jaund/o yellow
xanth/o yellow
cyan/o blue
erythem/o red
erythemat/o red
erythr/o red
melan/o black
an- without, not
dia- through, across
epi- above, upon
hyper- excessive, above normal
hypo- under, below
sub- under, below
-derma skin
-logist specialist in the study of
-logy study of
-oid resembling
-pathy disease
-plasty surgical repair
-tome instrument to cut
-itis inflammation
myc fungus
-osis abnormal condition
hyper- excessive, above normal
hidr sweat
-oma tumor
onych nail
-ia condition
pedicul a louse
-rrhea discharge, flow
intra- in, within
cryo cold
lip fat
-ectomy excision, removal
rhytido wrinkle
-plasty surgical repair
auto self, own
homo same
hetero different
xeno foreign, strange
Created by: rmlgray