Ross Vet Prep Veterinary Terminology Integumentary System Combining Forms

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Ross Vet Prep Veterinary Terminology Integumentary System Combining Forms

Adip/o

Fat

Caus/o

Burn, burning

Albin/o

White

Causalgia

Persistent burning sensation of the skin

Cauter/o

Heat, burn

Electrocautery

Apparatus for surgical dissection and hemostasis

Cutane/o

Skin

Derm/o

Skin

Dermat/o

Skin

Diaphor/o

Profuse sweating

Diaphoresis

Condition characterized by excessive sweating

Erythem/o

Redness

Erythemat/o

Redness

Erythema

Redness of Skin

Hidr/o

Sweat

Ichthy/o

Scaly, dry

Ichthyosis

Condition characterized by dry, scaly and flaky skin

Kerat/o

Hard, horny tissue

Keratosis

Growth of keratin on the skin

Leuk/o

White

Leukotrichia

Whiteness of hair in circumscribed area

Lipoma

Benign fatty tumor

Melan/o

Black

Melanoma

Most dangerous skin cancer

Myc/o

Fungus (fungi includes yeasts, molds and mushrooms)

Mycosis

Fungal infection

Onycho/o

Nail

Onychomycosis

Fungal infection of the nail

Pil/o

Hair

Pyoderma

Pus in the skin

Seb/o

Sebum (oily secretion from sebaceous glands)

Seborrhea

Overproduction of sebum

Squam/o

Scale-like

Steat/o

Fat

Trich/o

Hair

Trichomycosis

Bacterial infection of the hair shaft

Ungu/o

Nail

Subungual

Beneath the nail

Xeroderma

Dry skin

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