Chapter4

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Chapter4
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  1. Epidermis
    Outer layer of skin
  2. Keratin
    horny, or cornified, layer composed of protein.  
  3. Melanin 
    color, or pigmentation, of the skin
  4. dermis
    inner layer of skin
  5. sudorifereous 
    tiny, coiled, tublar structures that emrge through pores on the skin's surface and secrete sweat 
  6. sebaceous glands
    secrete sebum (oil) into the hair follicles where the hair shafts pass through the dermis 
  7. cutaneo/dermo/dermat/o
    skin
  8. hidr/o
    sweat
  9. kerat/o
    horny tissue, hard (also on cornea)
  10. onycho, ungulo
    nail
  11. seb/o
    sebum (oil)
  12. trich/o
    hair
  13. Lunula/moon
    The white area at the base of the nail
  14. aut/o
    self
  15. bi/o
    life
  16. coni/o
    dust
  17. crypto
    hidden
  18. hetero
    other
  19. myco
    fungus
  20. necro
    death (cell, body)
  21. pachy
    thick
  22. rhytido
    wrinkles
  23. staphylo
    grapelike clusters
  24. strepto
    twisted chains
  25. xero
    dry
  26. epi-
    on, upon, over
  27. intra-
    within
  28. para-
    beside, beyond, around, abnormal
  29. per-
    through
  30. sub-
    under, below
  31. trans-
    through, across, beyond
  32. -a
    noun suffix, no meaning
  33. -coccus
    berry-shaped
  34. -ectomy 
    excision or surgical removal 
  35. -ia
    diseased or abnormal state, condition of
  36. -itis
    inflammation
  37. -malacia
    softening
  38. -opsy
    view of, viewing
  39. -phagia
    eating or swallowing
  40. -plasty
    surgical repair
  41. -rrhea
    flow, discharge
  42. -tome
    instrument used to cut

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