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aut/o

Example: dermat/o/aut/o/plasty

Self

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bi/o

Example: bi/opsy

Life

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coni/o

Example: dermat/o/coni/osis

Dust

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crypt/o

Example: onych/o/crypt/osis

Hidden

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cutane/o, derm/o, dermat/o

Example: dermat/o/logy

Skin

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heter/o

Example: dermat/o/heter/o/plasty

Other

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hidr/o

Example: hidr/aden/itis

Sweat

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kerat/o

Example: kerat/o/genic

Horny tissue (keratin), hard

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myc/o

Example: onych/o/myc/osis

Fungus

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necr/o

Example: necr/osis

Death (cells, body)

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onych/o, ungu/o

Example: sub/ungu/al

Nail

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pachy/o

Example: pachy/derm/a

Thick

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rhytid/o

Example: rhytid/ectomy

Wrinkles

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seb/o

Example: seb/o/rrhea

Sebum (oil)

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staphyl/o

Example: staphyl/o/coccus

Grapelike clusters

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strept/o

Example: strept/o/coccus

Twisted chains

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xer/o

Example: xer/o/derm/a

Dry, dryness

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epi-

Example: epi/derm/al

On, upon, over

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intra-

Example: intra/derm/al

Within

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para-

Example: par/onych/ia

Beside, beyond, around, abnormal

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per-

Example: per/cutane/ous

Through

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sub-

Example: sub/cutane/ous

Under, below

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trans-

Example: trans/derm/al

Through, across, beyond

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-a

Example: pachy/o/derm/a

Noun suffix, no meaning

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-coccus (pl. -cocci)

Example: strept/o/coccus

Berry-shaped (form of bacterium)

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-ectomy

Example: rhytid/ectomy

Excision or surgical removal

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-itis

Example: dermat/itis

Inflammation

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-ia

Example: par/onych/ia

Diseased or abnormal state, condition of

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-malacia

Example: onych/o/malacia

Softening

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-opsy

Example: bi/opsy

View of, viewing

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-phagia

Example: onych/o/phagia

Eating or swallowing

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-plasty

Example: dermat/o/plasty

Surgical repair

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-rrhea

Example: seb/o/rrhea

Flow, discharge

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-tome

Example: derma/tome

Instrument used to cut