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CA

Cancer

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ID

Intradermal

2

IV

Intravenous

3

Adip/o

Fat

4

Lip/o

Fat

5

Steat/o

Fat

6

Cutane/o

Skin

7

Dermat/o

Skin

8

Derm/o

Skin

9

Hidr/o

Sweat

10

Sudor/o

Sweat

11

Ichthy/o

Dry, scaly

12

Kerat/o

Horny tissue, hard, cornea

13

Melan/o

Black

14

Myc/o

Fungus

15

Onych/o

Nail

16

Ungu/o

Nail

17

Pil/o

Hair

18

Trich/o

Hair

19

Scler/o

Hardening; sclera

20

Seb/o

Sebum, sebaceous

21

Squam/o

Scale

22

Xen/o

Foreign, strange

23

Xer/o

Dry

24

-Derma

Skin

25

-logist

Specialist in the study of

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-logy

Study of

27

-therapy

Treatment

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Abscess

Collection of pus in an infection

29

Alopecia

Partial or complete loss of hair

30

Cellulitis

Widespread infection of the skin and subcutaneous tissue

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Dermatomycosis

Infection of the skin caused by fungus

32

Ecchymosis

Large skin discoloration irregularly formed by hemorrhagic area

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Erythema

Redness of the skin caused by the swelling of the capillaries

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Pallor

Unnatural paleness of color in the skin

35

Petechia

Minute hemorrhage under the skin

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Pressure ulcer

Inflammation, sore , or skin deterioration caused by prolonged pressure from lying in one position

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Pruritus

Intense itching

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Psoriasis

Chronic disease with circumscribed red patches covered by thick, dry, silvery scales

39

Scabies

Contagious skin disease transmitted by the itch mite

40

Urticaria

Allergic reaction of the skin characterized by the eruption of pale red elevated patches

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Debridement

Removal of necrotized tissue from a wound.

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Dermabrasion

Rubbing using wire brushes or sandpaper to scrape away the epidermis

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Skin graft

Transplantation of healthy tissue to an injured site