Medical Terminology Integumentary System

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Flash cards for important terms for Marjorie Willis Medical Terminology text, chapter 3
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  1. Adip/o, Lip/o, steat/o
    Fat
  2. Dem/o, dermat/o, cutane/o
    skin
  3. erythr/o
    Red
  4. hidr/o
    sweat
  5. hist/o, histi/o
    tissue
  6. kerat/o
    hard
  7. melan/o
    Black
  8. myc/o
    fungus
  9. onych/o
    nail
  10. plas/o
    formation
  11. purpur/o
    purple
  12. scler/o
    hard
  13. seb/o
    sebum (oil)
  14. squam/o
    scale
  15. trich/o
    hair
  16. xer/o
    dry
  17. xanth/o
    yellow
  18. alopecia
    baldness
  19. erythema
    redness of skin
  20. pruritus
    severe itching
  21. skin pigmentation
    skin color resulting from the presence of melanin
  22. depigmentation
    loss of melanin pigment in the skin
  23. hypopigmentation
    areas of skin lacking color because of deficient amounts of melanin
  24. hyperpigmentation
    darkened areas of skin caused by excessive amounts of melanin
  25. suppuration
    (puss) production of purulent matter
  26. xeroderma
    dry skin
  27. acne
    Inflammation of the sebaceous glands and hair follicles of the skin, evidenced by comedones, pustules or nodules on the skin
  28. Albinism
    hereditary condition characterized by a partial or total lack of melanin pigment
  29. Dermatitis
    inflammation of the skin characterized by erythema, pruritus (itching), and various lesions
  30. dermatosis
    any disorder of the skin
  31. eczema

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