derm/o, dermat/o, cutane/o (1/14)

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derm/o, dermat/o or cutane/o is a combining form that refers to “skin”.

There is about 20 square feet of surface area on the skin, making it the biggest organ in the body. The skin shields the body from pathogens and the elements, regulates body temperature, and allows touch, heat, and cold sensations.