Med terms Ch 3

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Med terms Ch 3
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2011-06-22 23:49:56
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Integumentary System
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  1. albin/o
    white
  2. bi/o
    life
  3. cry/o
    cold
  4. cutane/o
    skin
  5. cyan/o
    blue
  6. derm/o
    skin
  7. dermat/o
    skin
  8. diaphor/o
    profuse sweating
  9. electr/o
    electricity
  10. erythr/o
    red
  11. hidr/o
    sweat
  12. ichthy/o
    scaly, dry
  13. kerat/o
    hard, horny
  14. leuk/o
    white
  15. lip/o
    fat
  16. melan/o
    black
  17. myc/o
    fungus
  18. necro/o
    death
  19. onych/o
    nail
  20. pil/o
    hair
  21. phot/o
    light
  22. py/o
    pus
  23. rhytid/o
    wrinkle
  24. scler/o
    hard
  25. seb/o
    oil
  26. trich/o
    hair
  27. ungu/o
    nail
  28. vesic/o
    bladder
  29. xer/o
    dry
  30. -derma
    skin
  31. -opsy
    view of
  32. -tome
    instrument used to cut
  33. allo-
    other, different than usual
  34. xeno-
    strange, foreign
  35. skin layers
    • epidermis
    • dermis
    • subcutaneous layer
  36. abrasion
    a scraping away of the skin surface by friction
  37. cicatrix
    a scar
  38. comedo
    collection of hardened sebum in the hair follicle. aka blackhead
  39. contusion
    injury causing swelling pain and bruising. No skin breakage
  40. cyanosis
    bluish tint to the skin cuased by deoxygenated blood
  41. diaphoresis
    profuse sweating
  42. xantho
    yellow

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