Chapter 4 (3) - Combining Forms Integumentary System Flashcards Preview

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Adip (o)

Fatty

Adiposis - excessive accumulation of body fat

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Dermat (o)

Skin

Dermatitis - inflammation of the skin

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Derm (o)

Skin

Dermabrasion - surgical procedure to remove acne scars and marks, suing an abrasive product to remove part of the skin

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Hidr (o)

Sweat, sweat glands

Hidrosis - production and excretion of sweat

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Ichthy (o)

Fish, Scaly

Ichthyosis - congenital skin disorder characterized by dryness and peeling

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Kerat (o)

Horny Tissue

Keratosis - skin lesion covered by a horny layer of tissue

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Lip (o)

Fatty

Liposuction - removal of unwanted fat by suctioning through tubes placed under the skin

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Melan (o)

Black, Very Dark

Melanoma - malignancy arising from cells that form melanin

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Myc (o)

Fungus

Mycosis - any condition caused by fungus

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Onych (o)

Nail

Onychotomy - incision into a nail

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Pil (o)

Hair

Pilocystic - relating to a skin cyst with hair

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Seb (o)

Sebum, Sebaceous Glands

Seborrhea - excessive sebum caused by overactivity of the sebaceous glands

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Steat (o)

Fat

Steatitis - inflammation of fatty tissue

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Trich (o)

Hair

Trichopathy - disease of the hair

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Xanth (o)

Yellow

Xanthoma - yellow growth or discoloration of the skin

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Xer (o)

Dry

Xeroderma - excessive dryness of the skin