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Words and word parts for the integumentary system

cyano blue
dermo, dermato skin
fibro fiber, fiber of connective tissue
histo tissue
sarco connective tissue
lipo fat
carcino cancer
necro death
cyto cell
poly many
micro small
blepharo eyelid
dermatitis inflammation of the skin
carcinoma cancerous tumor
lipoma fatty tumor
sarcoma tumor of the connective tissue
dermatology the study of skin diseases
cytology the study of cells
histology the study of tissues
pathogenic disease producing
gangrene death of body tissue caused by a lack of blood supply
infection invasion of the body by microorganisms which cause disease
laceration a wound produced by tearing body tissue, a cut in the skin
abscess a cavity containing pus
subcutaneous third layer of skin under the dermis
epidermis the outer layer of skin
dermis the layer of skin directly below the epidermis and above the subcutaneous
first degree burn damage to the epidermis
second degree burn damage to the epidermis and dermis
third degree burn damage to all three skin layers, no pain if nerve endings are damaged
cancer unregulated new growth of abnormal cells
decubitis ulcer bedsore or pressrue sore
visceral pertaining to the internal organs
carcinogenic cancer producing
oncology the study of cancer
abrasion injury caused by rubbing or scraping the skin
transdermal on or across the skin
Created by: dtomczik



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