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Glossary of Exploring Medical Language Chapter 4

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cutane/o
skin
derm/o
skin
dermat/o
skin
hidr/o
sweat
kerat/o
horny tissue, hard
onych/o
nail
ungu/o
nail
seb/o
sebum (oil)
trich/o
hair
aut/o
self
bi/o
life
coni/o
dust
crypt/o
hidden
heter/o
other
myc/o
fungus
necr/o
death (cells, body)
pachy/o
thick
rhytid/o
wrinkles
staphyl/o
grapelike clusters
strept/o
twisted chains
xer/o
dry
epi-
on, upon, over
intra-
within
para-
beside, beyond, around
per-
through
sub-
under, below
a
noun suffix, no meaning
coccus (pl. cocci)
berry-shaped (form of bacterium)
ectomy
excision or surgical removal
ia
diseased or abnormal state, condition of
itis
inflammation
malacia
softening
opsy
view of, viewing
phagia
eating or swallowing
plasty
surgical repair
rrhea
flow, excessive discharge
tome
instrument used to cut
BCC
basal cell carcinoma
bx
biopsy
CMV
cytomegalovirus
SLE
systemic lupus erythematosus
SqCCA
squamous cell carcinoma
staph
staphylococcus
strep
streptococcus
subQ
subqutaneous

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