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Medical Terminology - Integumentary

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albin
white
-ism
abnormal condition of
albin/ism
abnormal condition of whiteness
alopec
baldness
-ia
abnormal condition of
a
without
vascul
little blood vessels
-ar
pertaining to
a/vascul/ar
being without little blood vessels
decubit
bedsore
-us
presence of
decubit/us
presence of a bedsore
derma
skin
derma/titis
inflammation of the skin
epi
upon
epi/dermis
upon the skin; top layer of skin
thermia
heat
hyperthermia
above normal heat
hypo/-thermia
below normal heat
melan
black
-oma
tumor
melan/oma
tumor of blackness, usually malignant
papill
pimple
papill/a
presence of pimple
sebac
grease or oil
sebac/e/ous
pertaining to oil glands
stratum
layer
corneum
horny
stratum corneum
horny layer of skin
SC
subcutaneous
Ps
psoriasis
BCC
basal cell carcinoma
MM
malignat melanoma
I & D
irrigation and debridement
caut
cauterization