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Adip/o
Fat
Albin/o
White
Bi/o
Life
Cry/o
Cold
Cutane/o
Skin
Cyan/o
Blue
Derm/o
Dermat/o
Skin
Diaphor/o
Profuse sweating
Hidr/o
Sweat
Ichthy/o
Scaly, dry
Kerat/o
Hard, horny
Leuk/o
White
Lip/o
Fat
Melan/o
Black
Myc/o
Fungus
Necr/o
Death
Onych/o
Nail
Pachy/o
Thick
Pil/o
Hair
Py/o
Pus
Rhytid/o
Wrinkle
Scler/o
Hard
Seb/o
Oil
Trich/o
Hair
Ungu/o
Nail
Xanth/o
Yellow
Xer/o
Dry
-derma
Skin
-opsy
View of
-plakia
A plate
-tome
Instrument used to cut
Abrasion
Scraping of skin surface
Abscess
Collection of pus in skin
Albino
Genetic condition where melanin is not produced
Alopecia
Absence/loss of hair
Cicatrix
Scar
Comedo
Hardened sebum in hair follicle (blackhead)
Contusion
Injury due to blow, results in pain, swelling, bruising. No broken skin.
Cyanosis
Blue tint to skin due to deoxygenated blood.
Cyst
Fluid-filled sac under the skin
Decubitus ulcer
Bedsore
Depigmentation
Loss of normal skin color/pigment
Diaphoresis
Profuse sweating
Ecchymosis
Bruise
Erythema
Flusing of the skin
Fissure
Crack-like groove on the skin
Hemangioma
Benign tumor of dilated blood vessles
Hirsutism
Excessive body hair growth
Hyperemia
Redness of skin because of increased blood flow
Keratosis
Overgrowth/thickening of epidermis
Macule
Flat, discolored area (freckle)
Nevus
Pigmented congenital skin blemish (birthmark)
Nodule
Firm, solid mass of cells in skin
Papule
Small, solid, circular raised spot
Pediculosis
Infestation with lice
Petechiae
Pinpoint purple or red spots on the skin
Polyp
Small tumor with stem attachment
Pruritus
Severe itching
Purpura
Skin hemorrhage because of fragile blood vessels (often seen in the elderly)
Purulent
Continuous production of pus
Pustule
Raised spot filled with pus
Scabies
Skin disease caused by mite
Suppurative
Continuous production of pus
Ulcer
Open sore/lesion in skin or mucous membrane
Urticaria
Hives
Verruca
Warts (caused by virus)
Vesicle
Blister
Vitiligo
Disappearance of pigment from skin in patches
Wheal
Small, round, raised area on skin
Carbuncle
Furuncle involving several hair follicles
Cellulitis
Diffuse/acute infection/ inflammation of skin
Furuncle
Boil; bacterial infection of the hair follicle
Gangrene
Tissue necrosis usually due to deficient blood supply
Ichthyosis
Condition where skin is dry, scaly, and keratinized
Impetigo
Bacterial infection where pustules rupture and crust over
Kaposi's sarcoma
Skin cancer frequently seen in AIDS patients
Leukoplakia
Change in mucous membrane where white patches appear on tongue and cheek
Onychia
Infected nail bed
Paronychia
Infection around the nail bed
Pemphigus vulgaris
Skin condition which results in blisters
Shingles
Eruption of vesicles along the nerve path
Tinea
Fungal skin disease
Tinea capitis
Fungal infection of the scalp (ringworm)
Tinea pedis
Athlete's foot
Varicella
Viral; chicken pox
Wet gangrene
Infected area by pus-production bacteria