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Flashcards in 16 Skin Terminology Deck (23):
1

adip/o

fat

2

albin/o

white

3

caus/o

burn, burning (causalgia- intense burning pain)

4

cauter/o

heat, burn

5

cutane/o, derm/o, dermat/o

skin

6

diaphor/o

profuse sweating (diaphoretic)

7

erythem/o, erythemat/o

redness

8

hidr/o

sweat

9

ichthy/o

dry, scaly (fish-like)

10

kerat/o

hard

11

leuk/o

white

12

lip/o, steat/o

fat

13

melan/o

black

14

myc/o

fungus (mycosis- any fungal disease)

15

onych/o, ungu/o

nail (subungual, paronychia)

16

phyt/o

plant

17

pil/o, trich/o

hair

18

py/o

pus

19

rhytid/o

wrinkle (rhytidectomy - removal of wrinkles)

20

seb/o

sebum (seborrhea)

21

squam/o

scale-like

22

xanth/o

yellow

23

xer/o

dry (xeroderma)

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