Dermatology Vocabulary Quiz
blood in tissues
The combining form kel/o- means ________.
D. scrape off
The combining form albin/o- means ________.
The combining forms onych/o- and ungu/o- both mean ________.
A. fingernail, toenail
B. itching, scratching
C. below, underneath
D. hair, follicle
The meaning of “guarding; protecting” refers to the combining form ________.
Which word parts do you need to build a medical word that means “skin (that is) dry”?
A. -graft, all/o-
B. -itis, dermat/o-
C. -osis, cyan/o-
D. -derma, xer/
Divide the medical word microdermabrasion to find the word part that means “scrape off.”
A. adip/o-, lip/o-
B. cutane/o-, cut/i
C. sebace/o-, seb/o-
Which two combining forms mean “nail”?
A. lip/o- and adip/o-
B. derm/o- and diaphor/o-
C. pil/o- and trich/o-
D. ungu/o- and onych/o-
The combining forms adip/o- and lip/o- both mean ________
The combining form integument/o- means ________.
C. to cover
Which of these combining forms means “dead cells; dead tissue; dead body”?
rays of sun
A. scrape off
B. rays of sun
The suffix -dactyly, as in polydactyly, means ________.
A. abnormal condition of the skin
B. condition of fingers, condition of toes
C. process of reshaping by surgery
D. platelike structure
C. connective tissue
The combining form prurit/o- means ________.
The combining form ungu/o- means ________.
A. “oil gland; sweat gland”
C. “fingernail; toenail”
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