Ch12_Medical_Terminology_Integumentary_Word_Parts

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Ch12 Medical Terminology JCCC AAC130 Integumentary Word Parts
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Ch 12 Medical Terminology - PART 1 - Integumentary - Word Parts
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  1. cutan/o or dermat/o
    skin
  2. -ous
    pertaining to
  3. lip/o
    fat
  4. -cytes
    cells
  5. dermat/o or cutan/o
    skin
  6. -ologist
    specialist
  7. -plasty
    surgical repair
  8. seb/o
    sebum (secreted by sebaeous glands - lubricatrs skin & is acidic so somewhat antibacterial)
  9. -rrhea
    flow or discharge
  10. an-
    without
  11. hidr/o (and diaphr/o?)
    sweat
  12. -osis
    abnormal condition
  13. dia-
    through or complete
  14. phor/o
    movement
  15. diaphor/o and hidr/o
    sweat
  16. hyper-
    excessive
  17. follicul/o
    hair follicle
  18. -itis
    inflammation
  19. hirsut/o
    hairy
  20. alopec/o
    baldness
  21. -ia; -ion
    condition
  22. koil/o
    hollow or concave
  23. onych/o
    nail - fingernail or toenail
  24. crypt/o
    hidden
  25. myc/o
    fungus
  26. -phagia
    eating or swallowing
  27. par-
    near
  28. albin/o
    white
  29. melan/o
    black
  30. contus/o
    • bruise
    • (contusion is within skin; ecchymosis is under skin)
  31. ecchym/o
    pouring out of juice
  32. purpur/o
    purple
  33. -a; -us (singular)
    noun ending
  34. hemat/o
    blood
  35. -oma
    tumor
  36. angi/o
    blood or lymph vessel(s)
  37. prurit/o
    itching
  38. erythem/e; erythem/o
    • flushed
    • (Note: erythr/o = red)
  39. erythr/o
    • red
    • (Note: erythem/o = flushed)
  40. -derma
    skin
  41. ichthy/o
    • dry or scaly
    • (Note: think fish scale like)
  42. rhin/o
    nose
  43. -phyma
    growth
  44. scler/o
    hard
  45. -edema
  46. urtic/o
    rash
  47. -aria
    connected with (e.g. caused by)
  48. xer/o
    dry
  49. py/o
    pus
  50. pedicul/o
    lice (singular: louse)
  51. granul/o
    granular (e.g. grainy)
  52. kel/o
    growth or tumor
  53. -oid
    resembling
  54. kerat/o
    hard, horny
  55. papill/o
    resembling a nipple
  56. bi- (bi/o)
    life
  57. -opsy
    view of
  58. cry/o
    cold
  59. -surgery
    operative procedure
  60. I&D
    Incision & Drainage
  61. blephar/o
    eyelid
  62. -plasty
    surgical repair
  63. electr/o
    electric
  64. -lysis
    destruction
  65. -ectomy
    surgical removal
  66. rhytid/o
    means wrinkle
  67. -therapy
    treatment

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