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adip/o
steat/o
lip/o
fat
liposuction
cuntane/o
derm/o
dermat/o
skin
dermatologist
hidr/o
sudor/o
sweat
ichthy/o
dry, scaly
itchy
kerat/o
hard, horny tissue
melan/o
black
myc/o
fungus
onych/o
ungu/o
nail
pil/o
trich/o
hair
scler/o
hardening
squam/o
scale
ser/o
dry
Macule
flat, pigmented circumscribed area less than i cm. in diameter

ex. freckle, flat mole, rash in rubella
Papule
solid elevated lesions less than 1 cm. in diameter that may be the same color of skin or pigmented.

ex. wart, pimple.
Wheal
elevated firm, rounded lesion with localized skin edema (swelling) that varies in size shape, and color in diameter.
Vesicle
elevated circumscribed, fluid filled lesion less than 0.5 sm. in diameter
Fissure
small slit or scracklike sore that extends into the dermal layer; could be caused by continuous inflammation and drying
Ulcer
an open sore or lesion that extends to the dermis and usually heals with scarring
First Degree Burns
doesn not blister and heals without scar formation
Second Degree Burns
deep burns that damage both the epidermis and part of the dermis formation of fluid filled blisters
Third Degree Burns
epidermis and dermis are destroyed and some of the underlying connective tissue is damaged, leaving skin waxy and charred with insensitivity to touch
Abscess
walled cavity containing pis and surrounded by inflammed or necrotic tissue
Acne
inflammatory disease of the sebaceous glands and hair follicles of the skin
Comedo
typical small skin lesion of acne vulgaris caused by accumulation of keratin, bacteria and dried sebum plugging an excretory duct of the skin
Decubitus Ulcer
skin ulceration caused by prolonged pressure usually in a person who is bedridden; also known as a bedsore
Ecchymosis
skin discoloration consisting of a large; irregularly formed hemorrhagic area with colors changing from blue to black greenish, brown, yellow, commonly called a bruise
Erythema
redness of the skin caused by swelling of the capillaries
Hirsutism
condition characterized by the excessive of hair or presence of hair in an unusual place especially in woman
Impetigo
inflammatory skin disease characterized by isolated pustules that become crusted and rupture
Keratosis
thickened area of the epidermis, any horny growth on the skin (callus or wart)
Pallor
unatural paleness or absence of color in skin
Petechia
minute, pinpoint hemorrhage under the skin
Urticaria
allergic reaction of the skin characterized by the eruption of pale red elevated patches called wheals (hiives)
Verruca
epidermal growth caused by a virus such as plantar warts, juvenile warts, and veneral warts
Biopsy
representitive tissue sample removed from a body sire for microscopic examination, usually to establish a diagnosis
Subcutaneous
pertaining to under skin
Melanoma
black tumor
Debridement
removal of foreign material and dead or damaged tissue, especially in a wound; used to promote healing and prevent infection
Cryosurgery
use of subfreezing temperature to destroy or eliminate abnormal tissue cells, such as tumors, warts, and unwanted cancerous or infected tissue
Luna,the moon on bear in the big blue house
Fulguration
tissue destruction by means of high frequency electric sparks, also called electrudesiccation
Scleroderma
an autoimmune disease of the connective tissue occurs when the bodies tissues attacked by its own immune system. formation of scar tissue in the skin and organs. thickness and firmness
Lunula
crescent shaped area at the base of a fingernail or toenail. any small crescent or moon shaped shaped area or structure
Sudoriderous Glands
small tubular structures situated within and under the skin (in the subcutaneous tissue). they discharge sweat by tiny openings in the surface of the skin
Sebaceous Glands
make oil to keep the skin soft and smooth, if they make too much oil your pores could get clogged and produce red bumps called pimples
Mycosis
fungal condition