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adipocele

hernia containing fat

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lipocyte

fat cell

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steatoma

fat tumor

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subcutaneous

pertaining to under the skin

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dermatologist

specialist in the study of skin

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hypodermic

pertaining to under the skin

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cyanosis

abnormal condition/ increase of blue blood cells

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erythematous

pertaining to red

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erythrocyte

red cell

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hidrosis

abnormal condition/increase of sweat

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sudroesis

sweat condition

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ichthyosis

abnormal condition/ increase in dry/scaly cells

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keratosis

abnormal condition/ increase in horny tissue

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melanoma

black tumor

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dermatomycosis

abnormal condition/ increase in skin fungus

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onychomalacia

softening of the nail

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pilonidal

pertaining to hair nest

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trichopathy

disease of the hair

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scleroderma

hardening of the skin

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seborrhea

discharge of the sebum

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squamous

pertaining to scale

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thermal

pertaining to heat

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xeroderma

dry skin

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leukocyte

white blood cell

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pyoderma

pus from skin

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carcinoma

cancerous tumor

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diaphoresis

carrying across/transmission through

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dermatoplasty

surgical repair of the skin

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cryotherapy

cold treatment

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anhidrosis

abnormal condition where you cannot sweat

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epidermoid

resembling above the skin

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homograft

same transplantation

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hyperhidrosis

abnormal condition where you swear excessively

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carcinoma

uncontrolled growth of abnormal cells in the body, malignant cells

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Melanoma

malignant tumor that originates in melanocytes and very dangerous

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hemorrhage

external or internal loss of a large amount of blood in a short period

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ichthyosis

genetic skin disorder in which the skin is dry and scaly, like a fish, because of a defect in keratinization