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-cele:

Hernia

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-cyte:

Cell

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-ostomy:

Opening

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-pexy:

Process of surgically fixing in place

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-otomy:

Incision

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-plastic:

Formation

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-plasia:

Formation

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-plasty:

Process of reshaping by surgery

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Dermatology

Study of skin

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Dermatologist

One who specializes in skin

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Jaundice

State of yellow discoloration of the skin and whites of the eyes

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Adip/o-

Fat

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Alopec/o-

Bald

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Bas/o-

Base of structure; basic (alkaline)

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Blephar/o-

Eyelid

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Bucc/o-

Cheek

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Cry/o-

Cold

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Cutane/o-

Skin

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Cyano-

Blue

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Cyt/o-

Cell

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Dactyl/o-

Finger or toe

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Demat/o-

Skin

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Derm/o-

Skin

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Excis/o-

To cut out

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Diaphor/o-

Sweat

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Integu/o-

To cover

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Hist/o-

Tissue

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Histio-

Tissue

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Hidr/o-

Sweat

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Necr/o-

Dead cells, tissue or body

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Kerat/o-

Cornea of the eye; hard, fibrous protein

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Jaund/o-

Bile yellow

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Pyo-

Pus

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Pil/o-

Hair

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Onych/o-

Fingernail, toenail

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Xanth/o-

Yellow

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Ungu/o-

Fingernail, toenail

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Therm/o-

Heat

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Theli/o-

Cellular layer

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Sebace/o-

Sebum (oil)

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BX

Biopsy

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C & S

Culture and sensitivity

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HSV

Herpes simplex virus

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I & D

Incision and drainage

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PDT

Photodynamic therapy

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SQ

Subcutaneous