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cry/o
cold
hidr/o
sweat
ichthy/0
scaly, dry
pachy/o
thick
rhytid/o
wrinkle
trich/o
hair
ungu/o
nail
xanth/o
yellow
xer/o
dry
cicatrix
a scar
ecchymosis
skin discoloration caused by blood clotting under the skin; bruise
erythema
redness or flushing of the skin
hemangioma
benign tumor of dilated blood vessels
hyperemia
redness of skin due to increased blood flow
keloid
raised and thickened scar after injury or surgery
macule
flat discolored area; freckle or birthmark
nevus
pigmented congenital skin blemish, birthmark, or mole. usually benign but may become cancerous
nodule
firm, solid mass of cells in the skin
papule
small, solid, circular raised spot on surface of the skin
pediculosis
lice
petechiae
pinpoint purple or red spots
polyp
small tumor w/a pdicle or stem attachment. commonly found in mucous membranes
purulent
containing or producing pus
suppurative
containing or producing pus
urticaria
hives
verruca
warts
vitiligo
disappearance or pigment from the skin in patches
carbuncle
infection of several hair follicles
Kaposi's sarcoma
skin cancer in people w/AIDs
varicella
chicken pox
I&D
incision and drainage
plication
taking tucks surgically in a structure to shorten it
SG
skin graft
antipruritics
reduce severe itching
FS
frozen section
ID
intradermal
SLE
systemic lupus erythematosus
ST
skin test
STSG
split thickness skin graft