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adip/o
lip/o
steat/o
fat
derm/o
dermat/o
cutane/o
skin
erythr/o
red
hidr/o
sweat
hist/o
histi/o
tissue
kerat/o
hard
leuk/o
white
melan/o
black
myc/o
fungus
onych/o
nail
plas/o
formation
purpur/o
purple
seb/o
sebum (oil)
squam/o
scale
trich/o
hair
xer/o
dry
xanth/o
yellow
lesion
an area of pathologically altered tissue
macule
a flat, discolored spot on the skin
patch
a flat, discolored area on the skin
papule
a solid mass on the skin
plaque
a solid mass on the surface of the skin
nodule
a solid mass extending deeper into the epidermis
wheal
an area of localized skin edema (swelling)
vesicle
an elevated, fluid-filled sac within or under the epidermis
bulla
a large blister
pustule
a pus-filled sac
ecchymosis
bruise
nevus
birthmark
dysplastic nevus
a mole with precancerous changes
verruca
an epidermal tumor, also a wart
keloid
an abnormal overgrowth of scar tissue
alopecia
baldness
comedo
a blackhead
eruption
appearance of a skin lesion
erythema
redness of skin
pruritus
severe itching
rash
a general term for skin eruption
skin pigmentation
depigmentation
hypopigmentatin
hyperpigmentation
skin color due to the presence of melanin
loss of melanin pigment in the skin
ares of skin lacking color due to deficient amounts of melanin
darkened ares of skin caused by excessive amounts of melanin
suppuration
production of purulent matter (pus)
urticaria
hives; an eruption of wheals on the skin accompanied by itch
xeroderma
dry skin
acne
inflammation of the sebaceous glands and hair follicles of the skin
albinism
a hereditary condition characterized by a partial or total lack of melanin pigment
dermatitis
inflammation of teh skin
verruca
a wart
keloid
an abnormal overgrowth of scar tissue
alopecia
baldness
comedo
a blackhead
eruption
appearance of a skin lesion
erythema
redness of skin
pruritus
severe itching
rash
a general term for skin eruption
suppuration
production of purulent matter(pus)
urticaria
hives; an eruption of wheals on the skin accompanied by itch
xeroderma
dry skin
acne
inflammation of the sebaceous glands and hair follicles of the skin
albinism
a hereditary condition characterized by a partial or total lack of melanin pigment
dermatitis
inflammation of the skin
dermatosis
any disorder of the skin
exanthematous
eruption of the skin cause by a viral disease
rubella
reddish; German measles
rubeola
reddish; 14 day measles
varicella
chicken pox
eczema
to boil out, kind of like dermatitis
furuncle
boil
carbuncle
skin infection consisting of clusters of furuncles
abscess
collection of pus
gangrene
an eating sore; death of tissue associated with loss of blood supply
impetigo
highly contagious, bacterial skin inflammation
malignant cutaneous neoplams
skin cancer
onychia
inflammation of the fingernail or toenail
paronychia
inflammation of nail fold
pediculosis capitis
head lice
pediculosis pubis
crabs
antihistamine
a drug that blocks the effects of histamine in the body
antipruritic
a drug that relieves itching
antispetic
an agent that inhibits the growth of infectious microorganisms