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adip/o
fat
albin/o
white
caus/o
burn, burning
cauter/o
heat, burn
cutane/o
skin
derm/o, dermat/o
skin
diaphor/o
profuse sweating
erythem/o, erythemat/o
redness
hidr/o
sweat
ichthy/o
scaly, dry (fish-like)
kerat/o
hard, horny tissue
leuk/o
white
lip/o
fat
melan/o
black
myc/o
fungus (fungi include yeasts, molds, and mushrooms)
onych/o
nail
phyt/o
plant
pil/o
hair, hair follicle
rhytid/o
wrinkle
seb/o
sebum
squam/o
scale-like
steat/o
fat
trich/o
hair
ungu/o
nail
xanth/o
yellow
xer/o
dry
-derma
skin
cyst
Thick-walled, closed sac or pouch containing fluid or semisolid material.
macule
Discolored (often reddened) flat lesion.
Ex: freckles, tattoo marks, and flat moles.
papule
Small (less than 1 cm in diameter), solid elevation of the skin. Ex: pimples
ulcer
Open sore on the skin or mucous membrane.
vesicle
Small collection of clear fluid (serum); blister
wheal
Smooth, slightly elevated, edematous (swollen) area that is redder or paler than the surrounding skin.
alopecia
Absence of hair from areas where it normally grows.
ecchymosis
Bluish-black mark (macule) on the skin; black-and-blue mark.
petechia
A small, pinpoint hemorrhage.
pruritis
Itching
urticaria (hives)
Acute allergic reaction in which red, round wheals develop on the skin.
burns
Injury to tissues caused by heat contact.
cellulitis
Diffuse, acute infection of the skin marked by local heat, redness, pain, and swelling.
gangrene
Death of tissue associated with loss of blood supply.
tinea (ringworm)
Infection of the skin caused by a fungus.
vitiligo
Loss of pigment (depigmentation) in areas of the skin (milk-white patches).
callus
Increased growth of cells in the keratin layer of the epidermis caused by pressure or friction.
keloid
Hypertrophied, thickened scar that occurs after trauma or surgical incision.
nevus
Pigmented lesion of the skin.
verruca
Epidermal growth caused by a virus (wart).