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adip/o

fat

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lip/o

fat

2

steat/o

fat

3

cutane/o

skin

subcutaneous-pertaining to beneath the skin

4

dermat/o

skin

dermatoplasty-surgical repair of the skin

5

derm/o

skin

hypodermic-pertaining to under the skin

6

hidr/o

sweat

hydradenitis-inflammation of the sweat glands

7

sudor/o

sweat

sudoresis-profuse sweating; also called hyperhidrosis

8

ichthy/o

dry, scaly

ichthyosis-abnormal condition of dry or scaly skin

9

kerat/o

horny tissue; hard; cornea

keratosis-abnormal condition of horny tissue

10

melan/o

black

melanoma-black tumor

11

my/o

fungus

dermatomycosis-fungal infection of the skin

12

onych/o

nail

onychomalacia-softening of the nails

13

ungu/o

nail

ungual-pertaining to the nails

14

pil/o

hair

pilonidal-pertaining to hair in a nest

15

trich/o

hair

trichopathy-disease involving the hair

16

scler/o

hardening; sclera (white of eye)

scleroderma-hardening of the skin

17

seb/o

sebum, sebaceous

seborrhea-discharge of the sebum

18

squam/o

scale

squamous-pertaining to scalese

19

xen/o

foreign, strange

xenograft-skin transplantation from a foreign donor (usually a pig) fpr a human; also called heterograft

20

xer/o

dry

xeroderma-dry skin

21

-cyte

cell

lipocyte-fat cell

22

-derma

skin

pyoderma-pus in the skin

23

-logist

specialist in the study of

dermatologist-specialist in the study of skin disorders

24

-logy

study of

dermatology-study of the skin (and its diseases)

25

-therapy

treatment

cytotherapy-use of cold in the treatment (of diseases)

26

an-

without, not

anhidrosis-abnormal condition of not sweating

27

dia-

through, across

diaphoresis-excessive or profuse sweating; also called sudoresis or hyperhidrosis

28

epi-

above, upon

epidermis-above the skin

29

homo-

same

homograft-transplantation of tissue between individuals of the same species; also called allograft