Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Medical Terminology Word Pedal Dermatitis


Ped/ - Foot or Feet (also means child - but we are not using child in this medical terminology word)

Ped/ - Word Root

- al - Pertaining To

- al - Suffix

Pedal - pertaining to the foot


Dermat/ - Skin

Dermat/ - Word Root

- itis - Inflammation

- itis - Suffix

Pedal Dermatitis - Inflammation of skin of the feet. Symptoms - Dry Rough Skin on the bottom of feet - Dead Skin on feet. Athlete foot

If over the counter topical ointments doesn't help contact your local Podiatrist.