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1

Bi

Root
Life

2

Opsy

Suffix
To view

3

Biopsy

Root + Suffix
Removing tissue from a living person for lab

4

Carcin

Root
Cancer

5

Oma

Suffix
Tumor, mass

6

Carcinoma

Root + Suffix
A malignant and invasive epithelial tumor

7

Cryo

Root
Icy cold

8

Surg

Root
Operate

9

Ery

Suffix
Process of

10

Cryosurgery

Root + Root + Suffix
Use of liquid nitrogen or argon gas in a probe to freeze and kill abnormal tissue

11

Cutan/e

Root + Combining Form
Skin

12

Ous

Suffix
Pertaining to

13

Cutaneous

Root + Combining Form + Suffix
Pertaining to skin

14

Dermat/o

Root + Combining Form
Skin

15

Logy

Suffix
Study of

16

Dermatology

Root + Combining Form + Suffix
Medical specialty concerned with disorders of the skin

17

Logist

Suffix
One who studies, specialist

18

Dermatologist

Root + Combining Form + Suffix
Medical specialist in diseases of the skin

19

Ic

Suffix
Pertaining to

20

Dermatologic

Root + Combining Form + Suffix
Pertaining to the skin and dermatology

21

Eti/o

Root + Combining Form
Cause

22

Logy

Suffix
Study of

23

Etiology

Root + Combining Form + Suffix
The study of the causes if a disease

24

Ex

Prefix
Out of, away from

25

Crete

Root
Separate

26

Excrete

Prefix + Root
To pass waste products of metabolism out of the body

27

Ion

Suffix
Action

28

Excretion

Prefix + Root + Suffix
Removal of waste products of metabolism out of the body

29

Flora

Latin Flower
The population of microorganisms covering the exterior and interior surfaces of healthy animals

30

Integument

Latin A covering
Organ system that covers the body, the skin being the main organ within the system

31

Integument

Root
Covering of the body

32

Ary

Suffix
Pertaining to

33

Integumentary

Root + Suffix
Pertaining to the covering of the body

34

Pro

Prefix
Projecting forward

35

Gnosis

Root
Knowledge

36

Prognosis

Prefix + Root
Forecast of the probable future course and outcome of a disease

37

Squamous Cell

Squamous Latin Scaly
Flat, scale-like epithelial cell

38

Secret

Root
Produce

39

Ion

Suffix
Action

40

Secretion

Root + Suffix
To produce a chemical substance in a cell and release it from the cell

41

Syn

Prefix
Together

42

Thesis

Root
To organize, arrange

43

Synthesis

Prefix + Root
The process of building a compound from different elements

44

Syn

Prefix
Together

45

Thet

Root
Arrange, organize

46

Ic

Suffix
Pertaining to

47

Synthetic

Prefix + Root + Suffix
Built up or put together from simpler compounds

48

Vas/o

Root + Combining Form
Blood vessel

49

Constrict

Root
Narrow

50

Ion

Suffix
Action

51

Vasoconstriction

Root + Combining Form + Root + Suffix
Reduction in diameter of a blood vessel

52

Vas/o

Root + Combining Form
Blood Vessel

53

Dilat

Root
Widen, open up

54

Ion

Suffix
Action

55

Vasodilation

Root + Combining Form + Root + Suffix
Increase in diameter of a blood vessel

56

Adip

Root
Fat

57

Ose

Suffix
Full of

58

Adipose

Root + Suffix
Containing fat

59

An

Prefix
Without

60

Alges

Root
Sensation of pain

61

Ic

Suffix
Pertaining to

62

Analgesic

Prefix + Root + Suffix
Substance that reduces or relieves the response to pain without producing loss of consciousness

63

Ia

Suffix
Condition

64

Analgesia

Prefix + Root + Suffix
State in which pain is reduced or relieved

65

Dandruff

Scales in hair from shedding of the epidermis

66

Dermis

Greek Skin
Connective tissue layer of the skin beneath the epidermis

67

Derm

Root
Skin

68

Al

Suffix
Pertaining to

69

Dermal

Root + Suffix
Pertaining to the epidermis

70

Epi

Prefix
Above, upon

71

Dermis

Root
Skin

72

Epidermis

Prefix + Root
Top layer d the skin

73

Epi

Prefix
Above, upon

74

Derm

Root
Skin

75

Al

Suffix
Pertaining to

76

Epidermal

Prefix + Root + Suffix
Pertaining to the epidermis

77

Follicle

Latin Small sac
Spherical mass of cells containing a cavity or a small cul-de-sac, such as a hair follicle

78

Hypo

Prefix
Below

79

Dermis

Root
Skin

80

Hypodermis

Prefix + Root
Loose connective tissue layer of the skin below th dermis

81

Hypo

Prefix
Below

82

Derm

Root
Skin

83

Ic

Suffix
Pertaining to

84

Hypodermic

Prefix + Root + Suffix
Pertaining to the hypodermis

85

Intra

Prefix
Within

86

Derm

Root
Skin

87

Al

Suffix
Pertaining to

88

Intradermal

Prefix + Root + Suffix
Within the epidermis

88

Intradermal

Prefix + Root + Suffix
Within the epidermis

89

Intra

Prefix
Within

89

Intra

Prefix
Within

90

Muscul

Root
Muscle

90

Muscul

Root
Muscle

91

Ar

Suffix
Pertaining to

91

Ar

Suffix
Pertaining to

92

Intramuscular

Prefix + Root + Suffix
Within the muscle

92

Intramuscular

Prefix + Root + Suffix
Within the muscle

93

Kerat

Root
Hard protein

93

Kerat

Root
Hard protein

94

In

Suffix
Substance

94

In

Suffix
Substance

95

Keratin

Root + Suffix
Protein present in skin, hair, and nails

95

Keratin

Root + Suffix
Protein present in skin, hair, and nails

96

Melan

Root
Black pigment

96

Melan

Root
Black pigment

97

In

Suffix
Substance

97

In

Suffix
Substance

98

Melanin

Root +Suffix
Black pigment found in skin, hair and nails

98

Melanin

Root +Suffix
Black pigment found in skin, hair and nails

99

Sebac/e

Root + Combining Form
Wax

99

Sebac/e

Root + Combining Form
Wax

100

Ous

Suffix
Pertaining to

100

Ous

Suffix
Pertaining to

101

Sebaceous gland

Root + Combining Form + Suffix
Glands in the dermis that open into hair follicles and secret a waxy fluid called sebum

101

Sebaceous gland

Root + Combining Form + Suffix
Glands in the dermis that open into hair follicles and secret a waxy fluid called sebum

102

Sebum

Latin Tallow
Waxy secretion of the sebaceous glands

102

Sebum

Latin Tallow
Waxy secretion of the sebaceous glands

103

Sub

Prefix
Below

103

Sub

Prefix
Below

104

Cutan/e

Root + Combining Form
Skin

104

Cutan/e

Root + Combining Form
Skin

105

Ous

Suffix
Pertaining to

105

Ous

Suffix
Pertaining to

106

Subcutaneous

Below the skin

106

Subcutaneous

Below the skin

107

Trans

Prefix
Across, through

107

Trans

Prefix
Across, through

108

Derm

Root
Skin

108

Derm

Root
Skin

109

Al

Suffix
Pertaining to

109

Al

Suffix
Pertaining to

110

Transdermal

Prefix + Root + Suffix
Going across or through the skin

110

Transdermal

Prefix + Root + Suffix
Going across or through the skin

111

Ultra

Prefix
Beyond

111

Ultra

Prefix
Beyond

112

Violet

Root
Violet, blush purple

112

Violet

Root
Violet, blush purple

113

Ultraviolet

Prefix + Root
Light rays at a higher frequency than the violet end of spectrum

113

Ultraviolet

Prefix + Root
Light rays at a higher frequency than the violet end of spectrum

114

Wheal

Old English Wheal
Small itchy swelling of the skin

114

Wheal

Old English Wheal
Small itchy swelling of the skin

115

All

Root
Strange, other

115

All

Root
Strange, other

116

Erg

Root
Work, activity

116

Gen

Suffix
Produce

116

Allergen

Root + Root + Suffix
Substance producing hypersensitivity

116

Allergen

Root + Root + Suffix
Substance producing hypersensitivity

117

All

Root
Strange, other

117

Erg

Root
Work, activity

117

Dermat

Root
Skin

117

Itis

Suffix
Inflammation

117

Dermatitis

Root + Suffix
Inflammation of the skin

117

Allergic

Root + Root + Suffix
Pertaining to the capacity to produce an allergic reaction

117

Dermat

Root
Skin

117

Itis

Suffix
Inflammation

117

Dermatitis

Root + Suffix
Inflammation of the skin

118

Eczema

Greek To boil or ferment
Inflammatory skin disease, often with a serous discharge

118

Eczema

Greek To boil or ferment
Inflammatory skin disease, often with a serous discharge

119

Eczem/a

Root + Combining Form
Eczema

119

Eczem/a

Root + Combining Form
Eczema

120

Tous

Suffix
Pertaining to

120

Tous

Suffix
Pertaining to

121

Eczematous

Root + Combining Form + Suffix
Pertaining to or marked by eczema

121

Eczematous

Root + Combining Form + Suffix
Pertaining to or marked by eczema

122

Ex

Prefix
Away from

122

Ex

Prefix
Away from

123

Cori

Root
Skin

123

Cori

Root
Skin

124

Ate

Suffix
Pertaining to

124

Ate

Suffix
Pertaining to

125

Excoriate

Prefix + Root + Suffix
To scratch

125

Excoriate

Prefix + Root + Suffix
To scratch

126

Ation

Suffix
process

126

Ation

Suffix
process

127

Excoriation

Prefix + Root + Suffix
Scratch mark

127

Excoriation

Prefix + Root + Suffix
Scratch mark

128

Pruritus

Latin To itch
Itching

128

Pruritus

Latin To itch
Itching

129

Prurit

Root
Itch

129

Prurit

Root
Itch

130

Ic

Suffix
Pertaining to

130

Ic

Suffix
Pertaining to

131

Pruritic

Root + Suffix
Itchy

131

Pruritic

Root + Suffix
Itchy

132

Anti

Prefix
Against

132

Anti

Prefix
Against

133

Antipruritic

Prefix + Root + Suffix
Medication against itching

133

Antipruritic

Prefix + Root + Suffix
Medication against itching

134

Rash

French Skin eruption
Skin Eruption

134

Rash

French Skin eruption
Skin Eruption

135

Seb/o

Root + Combining Form
Sebum

135

Seb/o

Root + Combining Form
Sebum

136

Rrhea

Suffix
Flow

136

Rrhea

Suffix
Flow

137

Seborrhea

Root + Combining Form + Suffix
Excessive amount of sebum

137

Seborrhea

Root + Combining Form + Suffix
Excessive amount of sebum

138

Seb/o

Root + Combining Form
Sebum

138

Seb/o

Root + Combining Form
Sebum

139

Ic

Suffix
Pertaining to

139

Ic

Suffix
Pertaining to

140

Seborrehic

Root + Combining Form + Suffix + Suffix
Pertaining to seborrhea

140

Seborrehic

Root + Combining Form + Suffix + Suffix
Pertaining to seborrhea

141

Stasis

Greek Staying in one place
Stagnation in the flow of any body fluid

141

Stasis

Greek Staying in one place
Stagnation in the flow of any body fluid

142

Vesicle

Latin blister
Small sac containing liquid

142

Vesicle

Latin blister
Small sac containing liquid

143

De

Prefix
From

143

De

Prefix
From

144

Cubitus

Root
Lying down

144

Cubitus

Root
Lying down

145

Ulcer

Root
Sore

145

Ulcer

Root
Sore

146

Decubitus Ulcer

Prefix + Root + Root
Sore caused by lying down for long periods of time

146

Decubitus Ulcer

Prefix + Root + Root
Sore caused by lying down for long periods of time

147

Herpes
Zester

Greek to creep or spread
Greek Belt, girdle
Painful eruption of vesicles that follows a nerve root on one side of the body

147

Herpes
Zester

Greek to creep or spread
Greek Belt, girdle
Painful eruption of vesicles that follows a nerve root on one side of the body

148

Macule

Latin Spot
Small, flat spot or patch on the skin

148

Macule

Latin Spot
Small, flat spot or patch on the skin

149

Malign

Root
Harmful, bad

149

Malign

Root
Harmful, bad

150

Ant

Suffix
Forming, pertaining to

150

Ant

Suffix
Forming, pertaining to

151

Malignant

Root + Suffix
Tumor that invades surrounding tissues and metastasizes to distant organs

151

Malignant

Root + Suffix
Tumor that invades surrounding tissues and metastasizes to distant organs

152

Malign

Root
Harmful, bad

152

Malign

Root
Harmful, bad

153

Ancy

Suffix
State of

153

Ancy

Suffix
State of

154

Malignancy

Root + Suffix
State of being malignant

154

Malignancy

Root + Suffix
State of being malignant

155

Melanin

Greek Black
Black pigment found in skin, hair and retina

155

Melanin

Greek Black
Black pigment found in skin, hair and retina

156

Melan

Root
Black pigment

156

Melan

Root
Black pigment

157

Oma

Suffix
Tumor, mass

157

Oma

Suffix
Tumor, mass

158

Melanoma

Root + Suffix
Malignant neoplasm formed from cells that produce melanin

158

Melanoma

Root + Suffix
Malignant neoplasm formed from cells that produce melanin

159

Meta

Prefix
Beyond subsequent to

159

Meta

Prefix
Beyond subsequent to

160

Stasis

Root
Stagnate, stay in one place

160

Stasis

Root
Stagnate, stay in one place

161

Metastasis

Prefix + Root
Spread of a disease from one part of the body to another

161

Metastasis

Prefix + Root
Spread of a disease from one part of the body to another

162

Meta

Prefix
Beyond subsequent to

162

Meta

Prefix
Beyond subsequent to

163

Stat

Root
Stationary

163

Stat

Root
Stationary

164

Ize

Suffix
Affect in a specific way

164

Ize

Suffix
Affect in a specific way

165

Metastatasize

Prefix + Root + Suffix
To spread to distant parts

165

Metastatasize

Prefix + Root + Suffix
To spread to distant parts

166

Ic

Suffix
Pertaining to

166

Ic

Suffix
Pertaining to

167

Metastatic

Prefix + Root + Suffix
Pertaining to the character of cells that can metastasize

167

Metastatic

Prefix + Root + Suffix
Pertaining to the character of cells that can metastasize

168

Nevus

Latin Mole. birthmark
Congenital lesion of the skin

168

Nevus

Latin Mole. birthmark
Congenital lesion of the skin

169

Papill/o

Root + Combining Form
Papilla, pimple

169

Papill/o

Root + Combining Form
Papilla, pimple

170

Oma

Suffix
Mass, tumor

170

Oma

Suffix
Mass, tumor

171

Papillomavirus

Root + Combining Form + Suffix
Virus that causes warts and is associated with cancer
Virus Latin poison

171

Papillomavirus

Root + Combining Form + Suffix
Virus that causes warts and is associated with cancer
Virus Latin poison

172

Verruca

Latin Wart
Wart caused by a virus

172

Verruca

Latin Wart
Wart caused by a virus

173

Intradermal

Prefix + Root + Suffix
Within the epidermis

174

Intra

Prefix
Within

175

Muscul

Root
Muscle

176

Ar

Suffix
Pertaining to

177

Intramuscular

Prefix + Root + Suffix
Within the muscle

178

Kerat

Root
Hard protein

179

In

Suffix
Substance

180

Keratin

Root + Suffix
Protein present in skin, hair, and nails

181

Melan

Root
Black pigment

182

In

Suffix
Substance

183

Melanin

Root +Suffix
Black pigment found in skin, hair and nails

184

Sebac/e

Root + Combining Form
Wax

185

Ous

Suffix
Pertaining to

186

Sebaceous gland

Root + Combining Form + Suffix
Glands in the dermis that open into hair follicles and secret a waxy fluid called sebum

187

Sebum

Latin Tallow
Waxy secretion of the sebaceous glands

188

Sub

Prefix
Below

189

Cutan/e

Root + Combining Form
Skin

190

Ous

Suffix
Pertaining to

191

Subcutaneous

Below the skin

192

Trans

Prefix
Across, through

193

Derm

Root
Skin

194

Al

Suffix
Pertaining to

195

Transdermal

Prefix + Root + Suffix
Going across or through the skin

196

Ultra

Prefix
Beyond

197

Violet

Root
Violet, blush purple

198

Ultraviolet

Prefix + Root
Light rays at a higher frequency than the violet end of spectrum

199

Wheal

Old English Wheal
Small itchy swelling of the skin

200

All

Root
Strange, other

201

Erg

Root
Work, activity

202

Gen

Suffix
Produce

203

Allergen

Root + Root + Suffix
Substance producing hypersensitivity

204

All

Root
Strange, other

205

Erg

Root
Work, activity

206

Ic

Suffix
Pertaining to

207

Allergic

Root + Root + Suffix
Pertaining to the capacity to produce an allergic reaction

208

Atopy

Greek Strangeness
State of hypersensitivity to an allergen

209

Dermat

Root
Skin

210

Itis

Suffix
Inflammation

211

Dermatitis

Root + Suffix
Inflammation of the skin

212

Eczema

Greek To boil or ferment
Inflammatory skin disease, often with a serous discharge

213

Eczem/a

Root + Combining Form
Eczema

214

Tous

Suffix
Pertaining to

215

Eczematous

Root + Combining Form + Suffix
Pertaining to or marked by eczema

216

Ex

Prefix
Away from

217

Cori

Root
Skin

218

Ate

Suffix
Pertaining to

219

Excoriate

Prefix + Root + Suffix
To scratch

220

Ation

Suffix
process

221

Excoriation

Prefix + Root + Suffix
Scratch mark

222

Pruritus

Latin To itch
Itching

223

Prurit

Root
Itch

224

Ic

Suffix
Pertaining to

225

Pruritic

Root + Suffix
Itchy

226

Anti

Prefix
Against

227

Antipruritic

Prefix + Root + Suffix
Medication against itching

228

Rash

French Skin eruption
Skin Eruption

229

Seb/o

Root + Combining Form
Sebum

230

Rrhea

Suffix
Flow

231

Seborrhea

Root + Combining Form + Suffix
Excessive amount of sebum

232

Seb/o

Root + Combining Form
Sebum

233

Ic

Suffix
Pertaining to

234

Seborrehic

Root + Combining Form + Suffix + Suffix
Pertaining to seborrhea

235

Stasis

Greek Staying in one place
Stagnation in the flow of any body fluid

236

Vesicle

Latin blister
Small sac containing liquid

237

De

Prefix
From

238

Cubitus

Root
Lying down

239

Ulcer

Root
Sore

240

Decubitus Ulcer

Prefix + Root + Root
Sore caused by lying down for long periods of time

241

Herpes
Zester

Greek to creep or spread
Greek Belt, girdle
Painful eruption of vesicles that follows a nerve root on one side of the body

242

Macule

Latin Spot
Small, flat spot or patch on the skin

243

Malign

Root
Harmful, bad

244

Ant

Suffix
Forming, pertaining to

245

Malignant

Root + Suffix
Tumor that invades surrounding tissues and metastasizes to distant organs

246

Malign

Root
Harmful, bad

247

Ancy

Suffix
State of

248

Malignancy

Root + Suffix
State of being malignant

249

Melanin

Greek Black
Black pigment found in skin, hair and retina

250

Melan

Root
Black pigment

251

Oma

Suffix
Tumor, mass

252

Melanoma

Root + Suffix
Malignant neoplasm formed from cells that produce melanin

253

Meta

Prefix
Beyond subsequent to

254

Stasis

Root
Stagnate, stay in one place

255

Metastasis

Prefix + Root
Spread of a disease from one part of the body to another

256

Meta

Prefix
Beyond subsequent to

257

Stat

Root
Stationary

258

Ize

Suffix
Affect in a specific way

259

Metastatasize

Prefix + Root + Suffix
To spread to distant parts

260

Ic

Suffix
Pertaining to

261

Metastatic

Prefix + Root + Suffix
Pertaining to the character of cells that can metastasize

262

Nevus

Latin Mole. birthmark
Congenital lesion of the skin

263

Papill/o

Root + Combining Form
Papilla, pimple

264

Oma

Suffix
Mass, tumor

265

Papillomavirus

Root + Combining Form + Suffix
Virus that causes warts and is associated with cancer
Virus Latin poison

266

Verruca

Latin Wart
Wart caused by a virus

267

Candida

Latin Dazzling white
A yeast like fungus

268

Candid

Root
Candida

269

Iasis

Suffix
State of, condition

270

Candidiasis

Root + Suffix
An infection with yeastlike fungus

271

Candida albicans Thrush

Albicans white
The most common form of Candida.
Another name for infection with Candida

272

Carbuncle

Latin Carbuncle
Infection of many hair follicles in a small area often on the back of the neck

273

Cellul

Root
Cell

274

Itis

Suffix
Inflammation

275

Cellulitis

Root + Suffix
Infection of subcutaneous connective tissue

276

Fungus

Latin Mushroom
General term used to describe yeasts and molds

277

Impetigo

Latin Scabby eruption
Infection of the skin producing thick, yellow crusts

278

Infect

Root
Internal invasion, infection

279

Ion

Suffix
Action

280

Infection

Root + Suffix
Invasion of the body by disease producing microorganisms

281

Infect

Root
Internal invasion, infection

282

Ious

Suffix
Pertaining to

283

Infectious

Root + Suffix
Capable of being transmitted, or a disease caused by the action of a microorganism

284

Infest

Root
Invade

285

Ation

Suffix
Process

286

Infestation

Root + Suffix
Act of being invaded on the skin by a troublesome other species, such as a parasite

287

Louse

Old English Louse
Parasitic insect

288

Muc/o

Root + Combining Form
Mucous membrane

289

Cutan/e

Root + Combining Form
Skin

290

Ous

Suffix
Pertaining to

291

Mucocutaneous

Root + Combining Form + Root + Combining Form + Suffix
Junction of skin and mucous membrane; the lips

292

Necr/o

Root + Combining Form
Death

293

Tiz

Suffix
Pertaining to

294

Ing

Suffix
Quality of

295

Fasc/i

Root + Combining Form
Fascia

296

Itis

Suffix
Inflammation

297

Necrotizing Fasciitis

Root + Combining Form + Suffix + Suffix + Root + Combining Form + Suffix
Inflammation of fascia producing death of the tissue

298

Parasite

Greek Guest
An organism that attach itself to, lives on or in and derives its nutrition from another species

299

Parasit

Root
Parasite

300

Ic

Suffix
Pertaining to

301

Parasitic

Root + Suffix
Pertaining to a parasite

302

Pedicul

Root
Louse

303

Osis

Suffix
Condition

304

Pediculosis

Root + Suffix
An infestation with lice

305

Scabies

Latin to scratch
Skin disease produced by mites

306

Tinea

Latin worm
General term for a group of related skin infections caused by different species of fungi

307

Toxin

Greek Poison
Poisonous substance formed by a cell or organism

308

Tox

Root
Poison

309

Ic

Suffix
Pertaining to

310

Toxic

Root + Suffix
Pertaining to a toxin

311

Ity

Suffix
State, condition

312

Toxicity

Root + Suffix
The state of being poisonous

313

Auto

Prefix
Self

314

Immune

Root
Protected from

315

Autoimmune

Prefix + Root
Diseases in which the body makes antibodies directed against its own tissues

316

Dermat/o

Root + Combining Form
Skin

317

Myos

Root
Muscle

318

Itis

Suffix
Inflammation

319

Dermatomyositis

Root + Combining Form + Root + Suffix
Inflammation of the skin and muscles

320

Kaposi Sarcoma

Dermatologist
A form of skin cancer seen in AIDS Patients

321

Psoriasis

Greek The itch
Rash characterized by reddish, silver-scaled patches

322

Rosacea

Latin Rosy
Persistant erythematous rash of the central face

323

Scler/o

Root + Combining Form
Hard

324

Derma

Suffix
Skin

325

Scleroderma

Root + Combining Form + Suffix
Thickening and hardening of the skin due to new collagen formation

326

Symptom

Greek Event or feeling that has happened to someone
Departure from normal health experienced by the patient

327

Symptom

Root
Symptoms

328

Atic

Suffix
Pertaining to

329

Symptomatic

Root + Suffix
Pertaining to the symptoms of a disease

330

Sign

Latin Mark
Physical evidence of a disease process

331

System

Root
The body as a whole

332

Ic

Suffix
Pertaining to

333

Systemic

Root + Suffix
Inflammatory connective tissue disease affecting the whole body

334

Lupus

Latin wolf
Erythemat Redness
Osus Condition
Erythematosus

335

Acne

Greek Point
Inflammatory disease of sebaceous glands and hair follicles

336

Andr/o

Root + Combining Form
Male

337

Gen

Suffix
To produce, create

338

Androgen

Root + Combining Form + Suffix
Hormone that promotes masculine characteristics

339

Comedo

Latin Eat up
Too much sebum and too many keratin cells block the hair follicle to produce the comedo

340

Cyst

Greek Sac, bladder
Abnormal fluid-filled sac surrounded by a membrane

341

Pustule

Latin Pustule
Small Protuberance on the skin containing pus

342

Scar

Greek Scab
Fibrotic seam that forms when a wound heals

343

Alopecia

Greek Mange
Partial or complete loss of hair, naturally or from medication

344

Cuticle

Diminutive of cutis skin
Nonliving epidermis at base of fingernails and toenails

345

Matrix

Latin Mater mother
The formative portion of a hair, nail or tooth

346

Onych/o

Root + Combining Form
Nail

347

Myc

Root
Fungus

348

Osis

Suffix
Condition

349

Onychomycosis

Root + Combining Form + Root + Suffix
Condition of a fungus infection in a nail

350

Para

Prefix
Alongside

351

Onych

Root
Nail

352

Ia

Suffix
Condition

353

Paronychia

Prefix + Root + Suffix
Infection alongside the nail

354

In

Prefix
In

355

Flammat

Root
Flame

356

Ion

Suffix
Action, condition

357

Inflammation

Prefix + Root + Suffix
A complex of cell and chemical reactions occurring in response to an injury

358

Ory

Suffix
Having the function of

359

Inflammatory

Prefix + Root + Suffix
Causing or affected by inflammation

360

Scald

Latin Wash in hot water
Burn from contact with hot liquid or steam

361

Shock

German To clash
Sudden physical or mental collapse or circulatory collapse

362

Allo

Prefix
Other

363

Graft

Root
Transplant

364

Allograft

Prefix + Root
Skin graft from another person or a cadaver

365

Auto

Prefix
Self same

366

Graft

Root
Transplant

367

Autograft

Prefix + Root
A graft removed from the patient's own skin

368

Cadaver

Latin Dead body
A dead body or corpse

369

De

Prefix
Take away

370

Bride

Root
Rubbish

371

Ment

Suffix
Resulting state

372

Debridement

PRefix + Root + Suffix
The removal of injured or necrotic tissue

373

Eschar

Greek Scab of a burn
The burnt dead tissue lying on top third degree burns

374

Hetero

Prefix
Different

375

Graft

Root
Transplant

376

Heterograft

Prefix + Root
A graft from another species (not human)

377

Homo

Prefix
Same alike

378

Graft

Root
Transplant

379

Homograft

Prefix + Root
Skin graft from another person or a cadaver

380

Re

Prefix
Again

381

Gener

Root
Produce

382

Ate

Suffix
Composed of

383

Regenerate

Prefix + Root + Suffix
Reconstitution of a lost part

384

Ation

Suffix
Process

385

Regeneration

Prefix + Root + Suffix
The process of reconstitution

386

Xeno

Prefix
Foreign

387

Graft

Root
Transplant

388

Xenograft

Prefix + Root
A graft from another species (not human)

389

Abdomin/o

Root + Combining Form
Abdomen

390

Plasty

Suffix
Surgical repair

391

Abdominoplasty

Root + Combining Form + Suffix
Surgical removal of excess subcutaneous fat from abdominal wall

392

Abrasion

Latin To scrape
Area of skin or mucous membrane that has been scraped off

393

Blephar/o

Root + Combining Form
Eyelid

394

Plasty

Suffix
Surgical repair

395

Belpharoplasty

Root + Combining Form + Suffix
Surgical repair of an eyelid

396

Clot

German To block
The mass of fibrin and calls that is produced in a wound

397

Derm

Root
Skin

398

Abras

Root
Scrape off

399

Ion

Suffix
Action

400

Dermabrasion

Root + Root + Suffix
Removal of upper layers of skin by rotary brush

401

Granul

Root
Small grain

402

Ation

Suffix
Process

403

Granulation

New fibrous tissue formed during wound healing

404

Incis

Root
Cut into

405

Ion

Suffix
Action, condition

406

Incision

Root + Suffix
A cut or surgical wound

407

Excis

Root
Cut out

408

Ion

Suffix
Action, condition

409

Excision

Root + Suffix
Surgical removal of part or all of a structure

410

Keloid

Greek Stain
Raised, irregular, lumpy scar due to excess collagen fiber production during healing of a wound

411

Lacer

Root
To tear

412

Ation

Suffix
Process

413

Laceration

Root + Suffix
A tear or jagged wound of the skin caused by blunt trauma; not a cut

414

Lip

Root
Lipid, fat

415

Ectomy

Suffix
Surgical excision

416

Lipectomy

Root + Suffix
Surgical removal of adipose tissue

417

Lip/o

Root + Combining Form
Fat

418

Suct

Root
Suck

419

Ion

Suffix
Action

420

Liposuction

Root + Combining Form + Root + Suffix
Surgical removal of adipose tissue using suction

421

Mamm/o

Root + Combining Form
Breast

422

Plasty

Suffix
Surgical repair

423

Mammoplasty

Root + Combining Form + Suffix
Surgical procedure to change the size or shape of the breast

424

Rhin/o

Root + Combining Form
Nose

425

Plasty

Suffix
Surgical repair

426

Rhinoplasty

Root + Combining Form + Suffix
Surgical procedure to change the size or shape of the nose

427

Scab

Old English Crust
Crust that forms over a wound or sore during healing

428

Suture

Latin Seam
Stitch to hold the edges of a wound together
To stitch the edges of a wound together

429

Wound

Old English Wound
Any injury that interrupts the continuity of skin or a mucous membrane