Root words – Integumentary system

Learn with examples for Root words: Dermat(o), Onycho/Unguo, Tricho, hidro

Dermatitis: Inflammation of the skin.

L30.9 Dermatitis, unspecified

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Dermatoma: Refers to the tumor of skin.

D23.9 Other benign neoplasm of skin, unspecified

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Dermatochalasis: A condition of having an excess of skin in the upper or lower eyelid.

H02.839 Dermatochalasis of unspecified eye, unspecified eyelid

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Dermatofibrosis: Refers to fibrosis of the skin.

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Dermatosclerosis: A chronic systemic autoimmune system characterized by hardening the skin or other organs through excessive deposits of collagen

L94.0 Localized scleroderma

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Dermatalgia: A pain that is localised to the skin.

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Dermatomycosis: It is the medical term for fungal infections of the skin and skin appendages which encompass nail and hair.

B36.9 Superficial mycosis, unspecified

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Dermatophilosis: It is an exudative, pustular dermatitis, caused by the bacterium Dermatophilus congolensis,

A48.8 Other specified bacterial diseases

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Dermatophytosis: Also known as ringworm is a fungal infection of the skin.

B35.9 Dermatophytosis, unspecified

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Dermatorrhexis: Rupture of the skin and capillaries in the skin.

L57.4 Cutis laxa senilis

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Dermatosis: It is a broad term that refers to any disease of the skin, especially one that is not accompanied by inflammation.

L98.9 Disorder of the skin and subcutaneous tissue, unspecified

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Onychocryptosis: A form of nail disease in which nails are ingrown.

L60.0 Ingrowing nail

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Onychodystrophy: Refers to the various abnormalities in nail morphology caused by changes in the nail plate attachment or changes in nail surface or color.

L60.3 Nail dystrophy

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Onychogryphosis: A hypertrophy or excess growth of the nails.

L60.2 Onychogryphosis

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Onycholysis: The loosening or separation of a fingernail or toenail from its bed.

L60.1 Onycholysis

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Onychitis: Inflammation of the matrix of the nail.

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Onychomycosis: Fungal infection of the nail, especially the toe nail.

B35.1 Tinea unguium

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Onychophagia: Chronic habit of biting nails.

F98.8 Other specified behavioral and emotional disorders with onset usually occurring in childhood and adolescence

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Onychorrhexis: Refers to split or brittle nails.

L60.3 Nail dystrophy

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Onychoschizia:It is commonly referred as nail splitting, where the nail split into layers.

L60.3 Nail dystrophy

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Trichobezoar: A rare condition that consists of hair bundles in the stomach or small bowel.

T18.9 Foreign body of alimentary tract, part unspecified

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Trichoclasis:Refers to the common “greenstick” fracture of the hair shaft, consisting of a transverse fracture splinted by an intact cuticle.

L67.8 Other hair color and hair shaft abnormalities

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Trichomycosis; It is a superficial bacterial infection of underarm hair.

A48.8 Other specified bacterial diseases

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Trichodynia: It is defined as a painful sensation in the skin of the scalp or the hair without an underlying cutaneous disease.

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Trichosis: Any abnormal condition or disease of the hair.

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Trichoptilosis: A condition of splitting of hair-shaft due to excessive heat and stress.

L67.8 Other hair color and hair shaft abnormalities

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Trichorrhea:: The falling out of the hair.

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Trichorrhexis: Refers to brittleness of the hair.

L67.0 Trichorrhexis nodosa

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Trichotillomania: It is a mental disorder in which people feel an overwhelming need to pull out their own hair.

F63.3 Trichotillomania

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Hidradenitis:It is a disorder of the terminal follicular epithelium in the apocrine gland–bearing skin

L73.2 Hidradenitis suppurativa

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Hidradenoma: refers to a benign adnexal tumor of the apical sweat gland

D23.9 Other benign neoplasm of skin, unspecified

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Hidrocystoma: refers to adenoma of the sweat glands.

D23.9 Other benign neoplasm of skin, unspecified

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