To identify, define, and use prefixes and words common to medical Terminology (Dematology)

adipose tissue
fatty tissue
albinismCondition the no colors in skin, hair, and also eyes (white skin).

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causalgiaIntense burn sensation in the skin (due come nerve damage).
electrocauteryWires used during surgery come burn v tissue.
dermatoplastySurgical repair of the skin.
dermatologistSpecialist in diseases of the skin.
epidermisOutermost layer of skin.
dermatitisInflammation of skin.
dermabrasionA surgical procedure to remove acne scars, tattoos, and fine wrinkles. Skin is scraped away; sandpaper or mechanical techniques are used on frozen skin.
subcutaneousPertaining to beneath the skin
epidermolysisLoosening of the skin.
diaphoresisCondition the profuse sweating.
ichthyosisAbnormal condition of dry, scaly skin (fish-like skin).
keratosisAbnormal condition of thickened locations of the skin (horny cells accumulate).
leukoplakiaCondition that white plaques on the skin.
anhidrosisCondition of lack of sweat.
erythematousPertaining to redness the the skin.
erythemaCondition the redness of the skin (flushing).
lipomaTumor (benign) that fat tissue.
liposuctionRemoval that subcutaneous fat tissue v a blunt-tipped cannula (tube) through which suction (aspiration) is applied.
melanocyteCell that forms melanin and also is discovered in the epidermis the the skin.
melanomaTumor (malignant) that melanocytes.
dermatomycosisAbnormal condition of fungal epidemic in the skin.
onycholysisSeparation of pond plate from the pond bed in fungal infections or ~ trauma.
onychomycosisAbnormal condition of fungal epidemic of nails.
paronychiaCondition that inflammation and also swelling (infection) the the tissue about the nail.
seborrhea"Flow that sebum"; disturbance that sebaceous glands marked by boost in the flow of sebum.
squamous epitheliumPertaining to scale-like cells that cover the outside of the body (epidermis) and line the inner tubes of the body.
steatomaMass, tumor arising from sebaceous glands; sebaceous cyst.
trichomycosisDisease that the hair because of a fungal infection.
subungualPertaining come under a nail.
xanthomaFlat, slightly elevated, rounded plaque or nodule usually uncovered on the eyelids.
pilosebaceousPertaining come a sebaceous gland and also hair.
dermatophytosisAbnormal problem of fungus (plant) epidemic in the skin
pyodermaCondition that pus (infection) within the skin.
xerodermaAbnormal problem of dry, stormy skin.
albinismCondition that no pigment in skin, hair, and also eyes (white skin).

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leukodermaWhite skin (absence of colors in the skin—acquired in vitiligo and also congenital in albinism).