Ross Vet Prep Veterinary Terminology Integumentary System Combining Forms

Ross Vet Prep Veterinary Terminology Integumentary System Combining Forms
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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
Lip/o
Fat
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
Py/o
Pus
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
Xer/o
Dry
Xeroderma
Dry skin