Sur 116 week 6-Integumentary System

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Sur 116 week 6-Integumentary System
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Integumentary System combining forms and suffixes
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  1. Integumentary System Organs...
    skin, hair, sebaceous glands, sweat glands
  2. adip/o
    fat

    ex. adipocyte (fat cell)
  3. albin/o
    white

    ex. albino (one who is white)
  4. bi/o
    life

    ex. biopsy (view of life)
  5. cry/o
    cold

    ex. cryotherapy (use of cold in therapy)
  6. cutane/o
    skin

    ex. subcutaneous (under the skin)
  7. cyan/o
    blue

    ex. cyanosis (abnormal condition of being blue)
  8. derm/o
    skin

    ex. hypodermic (pertaining to under the skin)
  9. dermat/o
    skin

    ex. dermatology (study of skin)
  10. diaphor/o
    profuse sweating

    ex. diaphoretic (one who sweats profusely)
  11. electr/o
    electricity

    ex. electrocautery (destruction of tissue with electricity)
  12. erythr/o
    red

    ex. erythrocyte (red blood cell)
  13. hidr/o
    sweat

    ex. anhidrosis (abnormal condition of no sweat)
  14. kerat/o
    hard, horny

    ex. keratocyte (hard/horny cell)
  15. leuk/o
    white

    ex. leukocyte (white blood cell)
  16. lip/o
    fat

    ex. liposuction (removal of fat by means of suction)
  17. melan/o
    black

    ex. melanoma (black tumor)
  18. myc/o
    fungus

    ex. mycocide (fungicide)
  19. necr/o
    death

    ex. necrosis (abnormal condition of death)
  20. onych/o
    nail

    ex. onychomalacia (abnormal softening of the nail)
  21. papul/o
    pimple

    ex. papulocephalic (pimple head)
  22. patchy
    thick
  23. pil/o
    hair

    ex. pilon fracture (hairline fracture)
  24. phot/o
    light

    ex. photosensitivity (sensitivity to light)
  25. py/o
    pus

    ex. pyogenic (pus forming)
  26. rhytid/o
    wrinkle

    ex. rhytidectomy (removal of wrinkles)
  27. scler/o
    hard

    ex. scleroderma (hard skin)
  28. seb/o
    oil

    ex. seborhhea (oily discharge)
  29. trich/o
    hair

    ex. trichosis (disease of hair)
  30. ungu/o
    nail

    ex. ungual (pertaining to the nails)
  31. vesic/o
    bladder
  32. xer/o
    dry

    ex. xeroderma (dry skin)
  33. -derma
    skin

    ex. erythroderma (red skin)
  34. -opsy
    view of

    ex. biopsy (view of life)
  35. -tome
    instrument used to cut

    ex. dermatome (instrument used to cut skin)
  36. allo-
    other, different from usual

    ex. allograft (skin from a different person)
  37. xeno-
    strange, foreign

    ex. xenograft (skin graft from a strange/foreign species)

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