Chapter 6 medical terminology

  1. epidermis
    outermost layer of skin
  2. dermis
    inner middle layer of skin
  3. subcutaneous
    • under dermis, not considered part of skin
    • adipose, fat
  4. adipose
    fat
  5. cyanosis
    blue skin
  6. diaphoresis
    increased persperation sweating
  7. erythematous
    reddness of skin
  8. leuk/o
    white
  9. lip/o
    fat
  10. melan/o
    black, pigment, protects from sun
  11. necr/o
    dead
  12. ungu/o
    fingernail
  13. vascul/o
    blood vessels
  14. oma
    tumor, mass
  15. s.q.
    subcutanious, below fat layer
  16. I.M.
    intra muscular
  17. I.V.
    intra venous
  18. intradermal
    into skin
  19. P.O.
    by mouth
  20. decubitus ulcer, pressure sore
    skin break down
  21. laceration
    cut
  22. abrasion
    scrap
  23. contusion
    bruise
  24. avulsion
    tearing away
  25. maceration
    waste away, soften with water
  26. SL
    sublingual- beneth the tongue
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