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pasw Med Term study guide/chp 7 dermatology

Word elements to know & word building examples for chapter 7 / Dermatology / Medical Terminology 2011
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-cyte
cell
-derma
skin
-graft
tissue for implant or transplant
-logist
specialist in the study of
-logy
study of
-oid
resembling
-therapy
treatment
adip/o, lip/o, steat/o
fat
an-
without, not
aden/o
gland
cry/o
cold
cutane/o, dermat/o, derm/o
skin
dia-
through, across
epi-
above, upon
hidr/o, sudor/o, diaphor/o
sweat
hyper-
excessive, above normal
ichthy/o
dry, scaly
kerat/o
horny tissue, hard, cornea
melan/o
black
myc/o
fungus
onych/o, ungu/o
nail
pil/o, trich/o, hirsut/o
hair
scler/o
hardening, sclera
seb/o
sebum, sebaceous
squam/o
scale
sub-
under, below
-tome
instrument for cutting
-therapy
treatment
xen/o
foreign, strange
xer/o
dry
adip/osis
Build a medical word that means abnormal condition of fat
an/hidr/osis
Build a medical word that means abnormal condition of without sweat
cry/o/therapy
Build a medical word that means treatment using cold
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
dermat/o/myc/osis
Build a medical word that means abnormal condition of the skin caused by a fungus
dermat/o/plasty
Build a medical word that means surgical repair of skin
dermat/o/tome
Build a medical word that means instrument for cutting the skin
epi/derm/is
Build a medical word that means upon the dermis
hidr/aden/itis
Build a medical word that means inflammation of the sweat glands
hyper/hidr/osis < also called diaphoresis & sudoresis>
Build a medical word that means abnormal condition of excessive sweat
hypo/derm/ic
Build a medical word that means pertaining to under the skin
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
lip/o/cele
Build a medical word that means hernia containing fat
lip/o/cyte
Build a medical word that means fat cell
melan/oma
Build a medical word that means black tumor
onych/o/malacia
Build a medical word that means softening of the nails
pil/o/nid/al
Build a medical word that means pertaining to a hair nest < nid/o >
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
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
sub/ungu/al
Build a medical word that means pertaining to under the nail
sudor/esis
Build a medical word that means condition of profuse sweating
trich/o/pathy
Build a medical word that means disease of the hair
ungu/al
Build a medical word that means pertaining to the nails
xer/o/derma
Build a medical word that means pertaining to dry skin
nid/o-
nest, focus