HLTH 2300 Lecture 3: Chapter 3 - The Integumentary System (Dermatology)

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Root
Definition
Root
Definition
Root
Definition
Adip/o
Fat
Kerat/o
Hard, horny
Seb/o
Oil
Alb/o
White
Leuk/o
White
Squam/o
Scale
Crypt/o
Hidden
Lip/o
Fat
Steat/o
Fat
Cutane/o
Skin
Melan/o
Black
Trich/o
Hair
Dermat/o
Skin
Onych/o
Nail
Ungu/o
Nail
Derm/o
Skin
Pachy/o
Thick
Xanth/o
Yellow
Erythr/o
Red
Pil/o
Hair
Xer/o
Dry
Hidr/o
sweat
Sebace/o
Oil
Term
Definition
Abrasion
A scraping away of skin
Abscess
A localized collection of pus in the body
Acne vulgaris
Common acne; an inflammation of the skin follicles
Actinic
dermatitis
Inflammation of the skin caused by sun exposure
Actinic keratosis
Horny skin condition caused by sun exposure
Adpiocele
A hernia filled with fatty tissue
Albinism
Lack of pigment in skin causing patient to look white
Albino
A person afflicted with albinism
Allograft
See homograft
Alopecia
Baldness
Anesthetic
A drug that temporarily blocks sensation
Anhidrosis
Lack of sweating
Chapter 3 - The Integumentary System
(Dermatology)
Sunday, January 20, 2019
3:06 PM
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