Skin and Accessory Organs Words Part 1

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  1. albino
    person with albinism
  2. dermopathy, dermatopathy
    disease of the skin
  3. adenoma
    • benign neoplasm in which the tumor cells form glands or gland like structures
    • tumor composed of glandular tissue
  4. adipectomy
    surgical removal/ excision of fat
  5. lipocytes
    fat cells
  6. adipoma
    fatty tumor
  7. liposuction, suction lipectomy
    • removal of subcutaneous fat tissue using a blunt-tipped cannula (tube) introduced into the fatty area through a small incision
    • suction of fat
  8. dermatoplasty
    surgical repair of skin
  9. dermatoma
    tumor of the skin
  10. sclerosis
    abnormal condition of hardening
  11. scleroderma
    chronic hardening and thinking of the skin, caused by new collagen formation
  12. systemic scleroderma
    • hardening of the skin
    • causes thickening tissue and adhesion formation that progresses to major organs
  13. keratosis
    skin condition characterized by hard, horny tissue (overgrowth of skin at lesion site)
  14. keratoma, keratosis
    horny tumor
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Skin and Accessory Organs Words Part 1
Skin and Accessory Organs Words
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