medical terminology chapter 16

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  1. albin/o
    white
  2. caus/o
    burn, burning
  3. causalgia
    unpleasant burning sensation in the skin and muscle
  4. cauter/o
    heat, burn
  5. cutane/o, derm/o,dermat/o
    skin
  6. diaphor/o
    profuse seating
  7. -esis
    action or condition profuse
  8. diaphoresis
    conditon of profuse sweating
  9. erythema
    redness of sking
  10. hidr/o
    sweat
  11. hyperhidrosis
    condition of excessive sweat
  12. ichthy
    dry, scaly
  13. ichthyosis
    abnormal condition of dry, scaly skin
  14. kerat/o
    hard
  15. keratine
    hard protein material found in epidermis, hair, and nails
  16. lip/o
    fat
  17. -edema
    swelling
  18. lipedema
    swelling do to a buildup of fat
  19. melan/o
    black
  20. myc/o
    fungus
  21. onych/o, ungu/o
    nail
  22. oncychomycosis
    condition of fungal infection of the nails which, become white opaque, thick and brittle
  23. phyt/o
    plant
  24. dermatophytosis
    fungal infection of hands and feet
  25. pil/o, trich/o
    hair
  26. py/o
    pus
  27. pyoderma
    pus within the skin (pusy skin)
  28. rhytid/o
    wrinkle
  29. rhytidectomy
    plastic surgery to remove wrinkles and exces skin (facelift)
  30. seb/o
    sebun, oil
  31. seborrheic
    pertaining to the sebum oil
  32. squam/o
    flat like
  33. squamous epithelium
    cells are flat and scale-like
  34. steat/o
    fat
  35. steatoma
    cystic collection of sebum that forms in a sebaceous gland and can become infected; sebaceous cyst
  36. trichoepithelioma
    tumor of a hair follicle
  37. periungual
    pertaining to surrounding the nail
  38. xanth/o
    yellow
  39. xanthoma
    nodules develop under the skin owning to excess lipid deposits and can be associated with a high cholesterol levels
  40. xer/o
    dry

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