Thursday, February 13, 2014

February Medical Terminology Word Melanoma

Melanoma

Melan/ - Root

Melan/ - Black

- Oma - Suffix

- Oma - Tumor or Growth


Melanoma - Black Tumor ( A Benign or Malignant Skin Tumor containing Black Pigment).

Healthful Food for your Brain

* Melanoma is one of the Deadliest form of Skin Cancer.
It can spread widely involving the Lymph nodes, lungs, skin, liver and brain.

*The risk of being diagnose with Melanoma is common in fair-skinned children with prolong & constant sun exposure.

*Benign is non cancerous producing

*Malignant is cancerous, frequently fatal, and spreads rapidly.