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albin/o

white

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cry/o

cold

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cutane/o

skin

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cyan/o

blue

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diaphor/o

profuse sweating

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electr/o

electricity

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erythr/o

red

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hidr/o

sweat

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ichthy/o

scaly, dry

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kerat/o

hard, horny

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leuk/o

white

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lip/o

fat

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melan/o

black

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myc/o

fungus

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necr/o

death

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onych/o

nail

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pedicul/o

lice

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py/o

pus

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rhytid/o

wrinkle

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scler/o

hard

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seb/o

oil

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trich/o

hair

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ungu/o

nail

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vesic/o

bladder

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xer/o

dry

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-derma

skin condition

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-opsy

view of

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-tome

instrument used to cut

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allo-

other, different from usual

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xeno-

strange, foreign

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3 Skin Layers

Epidermis, Dermis, Subcutaneous

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Basal Layer

Deepest layer of the epidermis

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Sebum

Oil which lubricates hair and skin

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Apocrine Glands

Sweat glands in the pubic and underarm regions

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Sudoriferous Glands

Sweat glands

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angi/o

vessel

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bas/o

the base

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-emia

blood condition

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Eschar

Thick layer of dead tissue and fluid over a burn

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Fissure

A crack-like lesion on the skin

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Hirsutism

Excessive hair growth over the body

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Nevus

Mole

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Nodule

Solid mass of skin cells in the skin, larger than .5cm in diameter

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Papule

Solid mass in skin less than .5cm in diameter

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Purpura

Hemorrhages in skin due to fragile vessels

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Purulent

Containing pus

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Urticaria

Hives

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Vesicle

Blister

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Cicatrix

Scar

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Keloid

Raised scar

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Verucca

Warts

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Furuncle

Bacterial infection of a hair follicle

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bx

biopsy

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C&S

Culture & Sensitivity

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I&D

Incision & Drainage

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ID

intradermal

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SG

skin graft

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UV

ultraviolet