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med terminology4

a without
an without
ep upon
epi upon
hyper excessive
intra within
par near
per through
sub under
abras to rub away
aden gland
aut self
carcin cancer
crypt hidden
cutane skin
bi life
derm, dermat skin
elast change shape
eyth, eythr red
fibro fiber
heter other
hidr sweat
kerat hard, horny tissue
lei smooth
leuk white
melan black
myc fungus
necr death
onych nail
pachy thick
pedicul body louse
rhytid wrinkle
carc flesh
scler thick, hard
seb sebum
trich hair
xer dry
ectomy surgical excision
genic pertaining to producing
ia condition of
ion process
is pertaining to
ite condition
itis inflammation
malacia softening
oma abnormal swelling
opsy view of
osis condition of
ous pertaining to
phagia eating or swallowing
plasy surgical repair
rrhea excessive discharge
tome cutting instrument
abrasion skin wound caused by scraping
abscess a collection of pus from a localized infection
alopecia baldness
cellulite uneven skin caused by fat
ciatrix scar
comedo blackhead
contusion bruise
cyst closed sac or pouch that contains fluid
diaphoresis profuse sweating
edema swelling caused by accumulation of fluid
erythema general term for redness of the skin
fissure a narrow break or slit in the skin
furuncle a localized skin infection originating from a hair follicle (boil)
induration formation of local hard areas on the skin
jaundice abnormal yellow coloring of the skin
keloid overgrowth of scar tissue
laceration torn/jagged wound
lesion chang in tissues due to disease or injury
macule discolored flat spot, such as a freckle
nevus mole or birthmark
pallor paleness
papule small, solid, circumscribed skin elevation
petechia pinpoint skin hemorrhage
pruritus intense itching
purpura purple-red discoloration resulting from hemorrhage
pustule pimple
ulcer eroded lesion of the skin
urticaria hives
verruca wart
vesicle blister
wheal welt
acne anflammatory eruption of the skin caused by bacterial infection of sebaceous glands and duct
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