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Flashcards in Unit 4 - integumentary system Deck (28):
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derm/o, dermat/o, cutane/o

skin (cutaneous, dermatologist)

2

-a

noun ending

3

onych/o, ungu/o

nails

4

crypt/o

hidden

5

malacia

abnormal softening

6

kerat/o

hard; horny tissue

7

necrosis, -necrosis (necr/o + osis)

abnormal condition of tissue death

8

seb/o

oil (sebum)

9

-rrhea

abnormal flow or discharge (not blood)

10

rhytid/o

wrinkles

11

-ectomy

surgical removal

12

trich/o

hair

13

myc/o

fungus

14

xer/o

dry

15

-phagia

eating or swallowing

16

edema

swelling

17

diaphoresis

excessive sweating

18

epi-

upon, over

19

intra-

within, inside

20

per-

through

21

trans-

through, across

22

bi/o

life

23

-opsy

viewing of; viewing

24

aut/o

self

25

-plasty

surgical repair

26

heter/o

other

27

-tome

instrument used to cut thin layers

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dermatologist
• hidrosis
• onychophagia
• ungual
• trichopathy
• mycosis
• dermatitis
• hidradenitis
• onychomalacia
• dermatoplasty
• cryosurgery
• epidermal
• erythroderma
• hypodermic
• intradermal
• leukoderma
• necrosis
• percutaneous
• transdermal
• edema
• suturing
• lipoid

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