Integumentary Terms

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tchmura
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Integumentary Terms
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2011-06-21 08:57:46
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Integumentary system includes your skin, hair, sweat glands, and nails. It is largest organ in the body and composed of two layers: Epidermis and the Dermis. The function of the skin include holding the body together, protecting the body from disease and infection, and regulating temperature.
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  1. Root:

    cutis
    skin

    • Medical Term:
    • cutitis (skin inflamation)
  2. Root:
    dent
    Teeth

    • Medical Term:
    • dentiform (toothlike)
  3. Root:

    derma (dur + muh)
    skin

    • Medical Term:
    • dermatology (skin, study of)
  4. Root:

    hapsia (hap + see + uh)
    touch

    • Medical term:
    • parapsia (touch disorder)
  5. Root:

    odont (oh + don + t)
    teeth

    • Medical Term:
    • odontoprisis (teeth grinding)
  6. Rooth:

    onco (on + caw)
    tumor

    • Medical Term:
    • oncology (tunors, study of)
  7. Root:

    onychia (oh + nick + ee + uh)
    nail beds

    • Medical Term:
    • onychitis (nail bed, inflammation)
  8. Root:

    pedicular (puh + dick + you + ler)
    lice

    • Medical Term:
    • pediculosis (lice, condition of)
  9. Root:

    prurigo (pru + rig + oh) (pru as in proof)
    itching

    • Medical Term:
    • pruritis (itching inflammation)
  10. Root:

    psora (sore + uh)
    itch

    • Medical Term:
    • psoriasis (itch, condition of)
  11. Root:

    sarco (s + ark + oh)
    flesh

    • Medical Term:
    • sarcolysis (flesh decomposing)
  12. Root:

    sclero (s + clear + oh)
    hard

    • Medical Term:
    • sclerogenous (hardening tissue)
  13. Root:

    squama (skwah + ma)
    scaly

    • Medical Term:
    • squamous (scalelike)
  14. Root:

    tricho (trick + oh)
    hair

    • Medical Term:
    • trichoid (hairlike)

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