PPC combining forms

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PPC combining forms
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2010-09-23 16:24:33
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  1. adip/o; lip/o; steat/o
    fat
  2. derm/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. leuk/o
    white
  8. melan/o
    black
  9. myc/o
    fungus
  10. onych/o
    nail
  11. plas/o
    formation
  12. purpur/o
    purple
  13. seb/o
    sebum (oil)
  14. squam/o
    scale
  15. trich/o
    hair
  16. xer/o
    dry
  17. xanth/o
    yellow
  18. Derm/o and dermat/o are Greek combining forms meaning __1__. The medical field specializing in study og the skin is __2__. The physician who specializes in the study and treatment of the skin is called a __3__. Cutane/o is a Latin combining for meaning __4__. Subcutaneous therefore pertains to __5__ the skin.
    1. skin 2. dermatology 3. dermatologist 4. skin 5. under
  19. Cyt/o means __1__. Cell with specialized functions combine to form varying types of tissue. Hist/o is a combining form meaning __2__. The study of tissues is __3__. Histogenic pertains to the orgin or __4__ of __5__.
    1. cell 2. tissue 3. histology 4. production 5. tissue
  20. The combining form meaning formation is __1__. Dys- is a prefix meaning painful, difficult, or __2__, and in -ia refers to a __3__. Therefore, the term used to describe a condition of (faulty) abnormal formation of tissue is __4__.
    1. plas/o 2. faulty 3. condition of 4. dysplasia

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