Combining Forms - Integumentary System

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aden/o

gland

adenitis - inflammation of lymph nodes or glands

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adip/o

fat

adipose - pertaining to fat

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bas/o

base, bottom

basal - cell at the deepest level of skin tissue

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cutane/o

skin

cutaneous - pertaining to the skin

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derm/o

skin

epidermis - structure above the skin

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dermat/o

skin

dermatology - study of the skin

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follicul/o

follicle

folliculitis - inflammatory reaction of hair follicles resulting in papules or pustules

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hidr/o

sweat glands

hidrosis - the production and excretion of sweat

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ichthy/o

fish - scales

ichthyosis - abnormal condition of dry, scaly skin

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kerat/o

horny tissue - also refers to the cornea of the eye

keratosis - abnormal growth of keratin on the skin

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lip/o

fat

liposuction - method of removing unwanted fat using suction tubes

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melan/o

black, dark

melanocytes - a cell in the basal layer of skin that produce melanin

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onych/o

nail

paronychia - infection of the skin beside the nail

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papill/o

papilla

papillectomy - surgical removal of a papilla

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pil/o

hair

pilonidal - presence of hair in a cyst or other opening on the skin

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seb/o

pertaining to the secretion from the sebaceous glands - sebum

seborrhea - excessive sebum as a result of an overactive gland

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squam/o

pertaining to scales

squamous cell - a flat, scale-like skin cell

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sudor/o

sweat

sudoiferous - glands that carry sweat

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ungu/o

nail

subungal - beneath the finger or toe nail

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vascul/o

vascular

vascular - relating to or containing blood vessels