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Dermis

Thick, underlying layer of the skin that is composed of two layers of vascular connective tissue

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Nail Bed

Highly vascular tissue under the nail that appears pink when the blood is oxygenated

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Subcutaneous Tissue

Layer of connective tissue which is mainly composed of fat

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Epidermis

outermost layer of skin

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Nail Body

The part that is visible on the nail

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Sudoriferous Glands

sweat glands

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Eponychium

The small fold of skin above the lower part of the nail, also known as the cuticle

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Nail Root

Is a grove under a small fold of skin at the base of the nail

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Hair Follicule

Hair has its roots in the dermis plus their coverings

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Sebaceous Glands

Glands that produce oil

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an-

no, not, without

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crypt-

hidden

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epi-

above, upon

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hyper-

excessive

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intra-

within, into

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par-

beside, near

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sub-

under, below

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trans-

across, through

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-cide

killing

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-ectomy

removal

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-itis

inflammation

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-lytic

to reduce, destroy, separate

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-oma

tumor, mass

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-osis

abnormal condition

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-plasty

surgical repair

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cutane/o

skin

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pedicul/i

lice

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dermat/o, derm/o

skin

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rhytid/o

wrinkle

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follicul/o

follicule