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Presentation 3

  1. 1. Jennifer Enghauser<br />Presentation 3<br />3B: Page 67<br />September 7, 2011<br />Professor Abdullah<br />Bio 120: Medical Terminology<br />Integumentary System <br />
  2. 2. The integumentary system includes the following organs: Skin, hair, nails, sebaceous glands and sweat glands. The skin alone is the largest organ in the human body. It provides a protective two-way barrier between our internal and external environments. <br />Because of the amount of surface area that the skin contains, there is a lot of potential for disease. I have included some of those diseases on the slides that follow using combining forms and suffixes pertaining to the skin and nails.<br />Introduction <br />
  3. 3. Dermatosis: Abnormal condition of the skin.<br />Dermatitis: Inflamation of the skin<br />Dermat/o (combining form: skin)<br />
  4. 4. Melanoma: Black tumor<br />Melanocyte: Black Cell<br />Melan/o (combining form: black)<br />
  5. 5. Erythroderma: Red skin<br />Leukoderma: White Skin<br />-derma (suffix: skin)<br />
  6. 6. Onychomalacia: Softening of the nails<br />Onychophagia: Nail biting<br />Onych/0 (combining form: nail)<br />

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