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Dermatology Word Building

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adip/osis
Build a medical word that means abnormal condition of fat
lip/o/cele
Build a medical word that means hernia containing fat
steat/itis
Build a medical word that means inflammation of adipose (fatty) tissue
sub/cutane/ous
Build a medical word that means pertaining to under the skin
dermat/o/plasty
Build a medical word that means surgical repair of skin
hypo/derm/ic
Build a medical word that means pertaining to under the skin
hidr/aden/itis
Build a medical word that means inflammation of the sweat glands
sudor/esis
Build a medical word that means condition of profuse sweating
ichthy/osis
Build a medical word that means abnormal condition of dry, scaly
kerat/osis
Build a medical word that means abnormal condition of hard, horny tissue
melan/oma
Build a medical word that means black tumor
dermat/o/myc/osis
Build a medical word that means abnormal condition of the skin caused by a fungus
onych/o/malacia
Build a medical word that means softening of the nails
ungu/al
Build a medical word that means pertaining to the nails
pil/o/nid/al
Build a medical word that means pertaining to a hair nest (nid/o)
trich/o/pathy
Build a medical word that means disease of the hair
scler/o/derma
Build a medical word that means hardening of the skin
seb/o/rrhea
Build a medical word that means discharge of sebum
squam/ous
Build a medical word that means pertaining to scale
xer/o/derma
Build a medical word that means pertaining to dry skin
lip/o/cyte
Build a medical word that means fat cell
dermat/o/logist
Build a medical word that means specialist in the study of the skin
dermat/o/logy
Build a medical word that means study of the skin
cry/o/therapy
Build a medical word that means treatment using cold
an/hidr/osis
Build a medical word that means abnormal condition of without sweat
epi/derm/is
Build a medical word that means upon the dermis
hyper/hidr/osis
Build a medical word that means abnormal condition of excessive sweat (also called diaphoresis and sudoresis)
sub/ungu/al
Build a medical word that means pertaining to under the nail
dermat/o/tome
Build a medical word that means instrument for cutting the skin
dermat/itis
Build a medical word that means inflammation of the skin
onychomycosis
Build a medical word that means abnormal condition of the nails caused by a fungus