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adip/o, lip/o, steat/o
fat
cutane/o, dermat/o, derm/o
skin
hidr/o, sudor/o
sweat
ichthy/o
dry, scaly
kerat/o
horny tissue; hard; cornea
melan/o
black
myc/o
fungus/fungi
onych/o, ungu/o
nail
pil/o, trich/o
hair
scler/o
hardening; sclera
seb/o
sebum, sebaceous
squam/o
scale
xer/o
dry
sub-
under, below
epi-
above, upon
Bowen disease
form of intraepidermal carcinoma characterized by red-brown scaly or crusted lesions that resemble a patch of psoriasis or dermatitis
decubitus ulcer
caused by prolonged pressure usually in a person who is bedridden (aka bedsore)
ecchymosis
bruise
pruritus
intense itching
scabies
contagious skin disease transmitted by the itch mite, commonly through sexual contact
urticaria
allergic reaction of the skin characterized by the eruption of pale red elevated patches called wheals (hives)
Bx
biopsy
BCC
basal cell carcinoma
I&D
incision & drainage