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adip/o

fat e.g. adipose

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albin/o

white e.g. albinism

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caut/o

burn e.g. cautery

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cutane/o

skin e.g. subcutaneous

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derm/o

skin e.g. dermabrasion

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dermat/o

skin e.g. dermatitis

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erythr/o

red eg erythroalgia

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hidr/o

sweat e.g. hidrosis

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hist/o, histi/o

tissue e.g. histology

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ichthy/o

fish e.g. icthyosis

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kerat/o

hard, horny (also refers to the cornea of the eye) e.g. keratosis

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leuk/o

white e.g. leukoderma

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lip/o

fat e.g. lipohypertrophy

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melan/o

black e.g. melanoma

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myc/o

fungus e.g. mycosis

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onych/o

nails e.g. onychogryposis

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pil/o

hair e.g. pilonidal

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scler/o

hard; also refers to sclera of the eye e.g. scleroderma

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squam/o

scales e.g. squamous epithelium

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trich/o

hair e.g. trichiasis

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xanth/o

yellow e.g. xanthosis

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xer/o

dryness e.g. xeroderma