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brachi/o
arm
brachi/o/cephal/ic
(pertaining to the arm and head
carp/o
wrist bones
(carpus)
carp/o/ptosis
(downward displacement of the wrist bones
cephal/o
head
cephal/ad
(toward the head)
cervic/o
neck
cervic/o/facial
(face and neck)
cost/o
ribs
cost/o/chondr/itis
(inflammation of the ribs and cartilage)
crani/o
cranium (skull)
crani/o/tomy
(incision of the cranium)
dactyl/o
digit (a finger or toe)
syn/dactyl/ism
(condition of a finger (digit) joined together)
humer/o
humerus
humer/al
(pertaining to the humerus)
metacarp/o
metacarpus (bones of the hand)
metacarp/ectomy
(excision of the metacarpus)
rachi/o
spine
rachi/o/plegia
(paralysis of the spine)
spondyl/o
vertebrae (backbone)
spondyl/itis
(inflammation of the vertebrae)
vertebr/o
vertebrae (backbone)
cost/o/vertebr/al
(pertaining to the ribs vertebrae)
stern/o
sternum (breastbone)
stern/al
(pertaining to sternum)
thorac/o
chest
thorac/o/dynia
(pain in the chest)
calcane/o
calcaneum (heel bone)
calcane/o/dynia
(pain in the calcaneum or heel bone)
femor/o
femur (thigh bone)
femor/al
(pertaining to femur or thigh bone)
fibul/o
fibula (smaller, outer bone of the lower leg)
fibul/ar
(pertaining to fibula)
ili/o
ilium (lateral flairing protion of the hip bone)
ili/ac
(pertaining to the iliac)
ischi/o
ischium (lower portion of hip bone)
ischi/al
(pertaining to the ischium)
lumb/o
loins
lumb/o/dynia
(pain in the loins)
patell/o
patella (kneecap)
patell/o/meter
(measure the kneecap)
patell/a
patella (kneecap)
patell/a/pexy
(fixation of the kneecap)
ped/i
foot
ped/i/cure
(care of the foot)
pod/o
foot
pod/iatry
(treatment of the foot)
pelv/i
pelvis
pelvi/metry
(measuring the pelvis)
pub/o
pubis (part of the hip bone)
pub/o/femor/al
(relating to the pubis and femur)
tibi/o
tibia (larger, inner bone of the lower leg)
tibi/o/femor/al
(pertaining to the tibia and femur)
acromi/o
acromion (projection of scapula)
aacromi/o/humer/al
(pertaining to acromion & humerus)
ankyl/o
stiffness, bent, crooked
ankyl/osis
(abnormal condition of stiffness)
arthr/o
joint
arthr/o/centesis
(puncture of the joint)
condyl/o
condyle (rounded protuberance at end of bone forming an articulation)
condyl/ectomy
(excision at the condyle)
lamin/o
lamina (part of the vertebral arch)
lamin/ectomy
(excision of the lamina)
myel/o
bone marrow, spinal cord
myel/o/cele
(herniation of the spinal cord)
orth/o
straight
orth/o/ped/ic
(pertaining to straight child)
oste/o
bone
oste/oma
(tumor of the bone)
chondr/o
cartilage
chondr/itis
(inflammation of cartilage)
leiomy/o
smooth muscle (visceral)
leiomy/oma
(tumor of smooth or visceral muscle)
my/o
muscle
my/oma
(tumor in muscle)
rhabd/o
rod-shaped (striated)
rhabd/oid
(resembling rod-shaped)
rhabdomy/o
rod-shaped (striated) muscle
rhabdomy/oma
(tumor rod-shaped)
ten/o
tendon
ten/o/tomy
(incision in the tendon)
tend/o
tendon
tend/o/tome
(instrument to cut tendon)
tendin/o
tendon
tendin/itis
(inflammation of the tendon)
-blast
embryonic cell
oste/o/blast
(bone embryonic cell)
-blast
embryonic cell
oste/o/blast
(bone embryonic cell)
-clasis
break, fracture, refracture
oste/o/clasis
(bone break)
-desis
binding, fixation (of a bone or joint)
arthr/o/desis
(joint binding)
-malacia
softening
oste/o/malacia
(bone softening)
-physis
growth
dia/physis
(through growth)
-plasty
surgical repair
arthr/o/plasty
(joint surgical repair)
-porosis
porous
oste/o/porosis
(bone porous)
-schisis
a splitting
rachi/schisis
(spine splitting)
-scopy
visual examination
arthr/o/scopy
(visual examination of the joint)