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cutane/o

skin

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kerat/o

hard

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onych/o

nail

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seb/o

sebum, oil

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ec-

outside, out

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par-

alongside, abnormal

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actin/o

radiation

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albin/o

white

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cellul/o

little cell

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chym/o

juice

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crypt/o

hidden

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hidr/o

sweat

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melan/o

black

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myc/o

fungus

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pedicul/o

body louse

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trich/o

hair

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xer/o

dry

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-rrhea

discharge

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abras/o

to rub away

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rhytid/o

wrinkle

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-tome

cutting instrument

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abrasion

a common injury to the skin caused by scraping produces a superficial wound called an abrasion

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abscess

a localized elevation of the skin containing a cavity, which is a sign of a local infection. cavity contains a mixture of pus white blood cells, damaged tissue, and fluids collectively known as pus

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suppuration, purulence, pyogenesis

the production of pus

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cellulite

a local uneven surface of the skin and is a sign of subcutaneous fat deposition

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cicatrix

scar

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comedo

pimple

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contusion

bruise

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cyanosis

blue tinge of color to an area of the skin, is a sign of cardiovascular or respiratory disturbance. Blue lips

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cyst

sac on the surface of the skin filled with liquid