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calc/o
calci/o
calcium
kyph/o
humpback
lamin/o
lamina (part of the vertebral arch)
lord/o
curve,
swayback
lumb/o
loins, lower back
myel/o
bone marrow
orth/o
straight
oste/o
bone
scoli/o
crooked, bent
spondyl/o
vertebrae - used to make words about conditions of the structure
vertebr/o
vertebrae - used to describe the structure
-blast
immature cell
-clast
to break
-listhesis
slipping
-malacia
softening
-physis
to grow
-porosis
pore,
passage
-tome
instrument to cut
acetabul/o
acetabulum
(hip socket)
calcane/o
calcaneus
(heel bone)
carp/o
carpals
(wrist bones)
clavicul/o
clavicle
(collar bone)
cost/o
rib
crani/o
cranium
femor/o
femur
(thigh bones)
fibul/o
fibula
(smaller lower leg bone)
humer/o
humerus
(upper arm bone)
ili/o
ilium
(upper part of pelvic bone)
ischi/o
ischium
(posterior part of pelvic bone)
malleol/o
malleolus
(process on each side of ankle)
mandibul/o
mandible
(lower jaw bone)
maxill/o
maxilla
(upper jaw bone)
metacarp/o
metacarpals
(hand bones)
metatars/o
metatarsals
(foot bones)
olecran/o
olecranon
(elbow)
patell/o
patella
(kneecap)
pelv/i
pelvis
(hipbone)
perone/o
fibula
phalang/o
phalanges
(finger and/or toe bones)
pub/o
pubis
(anterior part of the pelvic bone)
radi/o
radius
(lower arm bone - thumb side)
scapul/o
scapula
(shoulder bone)
stern/o
sternum
tars/o
tarsals
(bones of the hindfoot)
tibi/o
tibia
(shin bone)
uln/o
ulna
(lower arm bone - little finger side)
ankyl/o
stiff
arthr/o
joint
articul/o
joint
burs/o
bursa
chondr/o
cartilage
ligamet/o
ligament
rheumat/o
watery flow
synov/o
synovial membrane
ten/o
tendon
tendin/o
tendon
-desis
to bind,
tie together
-stenosis
narrowing
fasci/o
fascia
(forms enveloping sheaths around muscles)
fibr/o
fibrous connective tissue
leiomy/o
smooth muscle that lines the walls of internal organs
my/o
muscle
myocardi/o
heart muscle
myos/o
muscle
plant/o
sole of the foot
rhabdomy/o
skeletal muscle connected to bones
-asthenia
lack of strength
-trophy
development, nourishment
ab-
away from
ad-
toward
dorsi-
back