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An agent (usually a hormone) that stimulates development of male characteristics

Androgen

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Very small duct

Ductule

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Regulatory mechanisms of the body that control temperature, acidity, and the concentration of salt, food, and waste products

Homeostasis

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Pouch of skin in the male that contains the testicles

Scrotum

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Abnormal condition of fat

Adiposis

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Hernia containing fat

Lipocele

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Inflammation of adipose tissue

Steatitis

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Pertaining to beneath the skin

Subcutaneous

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Surgical repair of the skin

Dermatoplasty

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Pertaining to under the skin

Hypodermic

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Inflammation of the sweat glands

Hidradenitis

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Profuse sweating

Sudoresis

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Abnormal condition of dry or scaly skin

Ichthyosis

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Abnormal condition of horny tissue

Keratosis

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Black tumor

Melanoma

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Fungal infection of the skin

Dermatomycosis

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Softening of the nails

Onychomalacia

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Pertaining to the nails

Ungual

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Pertaining to hair in a nest

Pilonidal

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Disease involving the hair

Trichopathy

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Hardening of the skin

Scleroderma

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Discharge of sebum

Seborrhea

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Pertaining to scales (covered with scales)

Squamous

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Skin transplantation from a foreign donor (usually a pig) for a human; also called heterograft

Xenograft

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Dry skin

Xeroderma

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Fat cell

Lipocyte

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Pus in the skin

Pyoderma

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Specialist in the treatment of skin disorders

Dermatologist

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Study of the skin (and its diseases)

Dermatology

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Use of cold in the treatment of disease

Cryotherapy