Mod 2 Skin terminology chptr 6.txt

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Mod 2 Skin terminology chptr 6.txt
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  1. chem/0
    drug
  2. cry/0
    cold
  3. melan/ 0
    Black
  4. myc/0
    fungus
  5. .-ion
    process
  6. .-opsy
    to view
  7. .-ose
    pertaining to
  8. .-tic
    pertaining to
  9. .-sis
    condition
  10. ab-
    away from
  11. adip/0
    fat
  12. lip/0
    fat
  13. adipose
    pertaining to fat
  14. bi/0
    life
  15. biopsy
    removal of living tissue, examined for abnormalities
  16. cutane/o
    skin
  17. derm/0
    skin
  18. dermat/0
    skin
  19. subcutaneous
    pertaining to under the skin
  20. cyan/0
    blue
  21. cyanosis
    bluish discoloration of skin
  22. dermatitis
    inflammation of the skin
  23. Dermatologist
    specializing in the study of skin
  24. hypodermic
    pertaining to under the skin
  25. erythem/0
    red
  26. erythema
    red discoloration of skin
  27. lip/0
    fat
  28. lipoma
    tumor or mass containing fat
  29. .-oma
    tumor; mass
  30. liposuction
    withdrawal of fat from the subcutaneous tissue
  31. necr/0
    death
  32. necrotic tissue
    pertaining to the death of tissue
  33. onych/0
    nail
  34. onychomycosis
    fungal infection of skin
  35. .-osis
    abnormal
  36. myc/0
    fungus
  37. ras/0
    scrape
  38. abrasion (excoriation)
    scraping away of injured skin
  39. .-cyte
    cell
  40. melanocytes
    cell producing melanin
  41. melan/0
    black
  42. .-therapy
    treatment
  43. chemotherapy
    treatment with drugs
  44. chem/0
    drugs
  45. cryotherapy
    destruction of unwanted tissue by freezing
  46. cry/0
    cold
  47. laser therapy
    removal of skin by beam of light
  48. laser
    intense beam of light
  49. radiotherapy
    x-ray radiation to treat cancer
  50. benign
    non cancerous
  51. malignant
    cancerous
  52. papilloma
    benign nipple like growth
  53. papill/0
    nipple
  54. lipoma
    benign tumor of fatty tissue
  55. carcinoma
    • malignant tumor of the epithelial cells
    • rarely spreads
  56. basal cell carcinoma
    malignant tumor of epidermis
  57. squamous cell carcinoma
    malignant tumor of epidermis spreads to organs
  58. melanoma
    malignant tumor arising from the melanocytes

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