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Cutaneous

Pertaining to the skin

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Dermatology

The study of skin

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Dermatologist

Physician specializing in diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue

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Decubitus

Pressure ulcer/bedsore

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Ecchymosis

Condition in which blood seeps into the skin causing discoloration

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Hypodermic

Pertaining to under the skin

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Intradermal

Pertaining to within the skin

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Jaundice

Yellowness of skin

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Melanin

Pigment giving color to the skin

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Melanoma

Pigmented tumor of the skin

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Pediculosis

Infestation with lice

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Subcutaneous

Pertaining to below the skin

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Tinea

Ringworm (a fungal infection of the skin)