Flashcards in Suffixes/Prefixes (Integumentary) Deck (10):
*py/o/derma = Pyogenic infection of the skin
*carcin/oma = cancerous tumor
*dia/phoresis = carrying or transmitting across or condition of profuse sweating; also called "sudoresis" or "hyperhidrosis"
*dermat/o/plasty = surgical repair of the skin
*cry/o/therapy = treatment using cold as a destructive medium
*an/hidr/osis = abnormal condition of absence of sweat
[hidr=sweat; -osis=abnormal condition]
*epi/derm/oil =resembling or pertaining to the epidermis
*homo/graft = transplant of tissue from an individual of one species to an individual of the same species; also called "allograft"
Excessive, above normal
*hyper/hidr/osis = abnormal condition of excessive or profuse sweating; also called "diaphoresis" or "sudoresis"