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Med Term
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  1. dys-
    painful, abnormal, difficult, labored
  2. endo-
    within
  3. hypo-
    • below
    • incomplete
    • deficient
  4. neo-
    new
  5. uni-
    one
  6. aden/o
    gland
  7. plasm/o
    Plasma
  8. dermis/o
    skin
  9. bi/o
    life
  10. -ic
    pertaining to
  11. -ous
    pertaining to
  12. -emia
    blood condition
  13. -genesis
    • origin
    • cause
  14. -genic
    • producing
    • causing
    • originating
  15. -oma
    • tumor
    • swelling
  16. -osis
    abnormal condition
  17. -plasia
    condition of formation, growth, development
  18. -sis
    state of
  19. abrasion
    scraping away of skin by mechanical process or injury
  20. contusion
    injury with no break in the skin, characterized by pain, swelling, and discoloration
  21. decubitus ulcer
    • eroded sore on the skin caused by prolonged pressure, often occurring in bedridden patients
    • (pressure ulcer)
  22. diaphoresis
    profuse sweating
  23. edema
    puffy swelling of tissue from the accumulation of fluid
  24. laceration
    • torn
    • ragged-edged wound
  25. pediculosis
    invasion into the skin and hair by lice
  26. dermatitis
    inflammation of the skin
  27. paronychia
    diseased state around the nail
  28. seborrhea
    discharge of sebum (excessive)
  29. pachydermia
    thickening of the skin
  30. onychomalacia
    softening of the nails
  31. biopsy
    view of life (the removal of living tissue from the body to be viewed under the microscope
  32. epidermal
    pertaining to upon the skin
  33. intradermal
    pertaining to within the skin
  34. necrosis
    abnormal condition of death (cells and tissue die because of disease)
  35. subcutaneous
    pertaining to under the skin
  36. streptococcus
    berry-shaped bacteria in twisted chains
  37. staphylococcus
    berry-shaped in grapelike clusters (these bacteria cause many skin disease)

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