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-physis
to grow
kyph/o
posterior curvature in the thoracic region (humpback)
orth/o
straight
lamin/o
lamina (part of the vertebral arch)
calci/o
calcium
lord/o
anterior curvature in the lumbar region (curve, swayback)
lumb/o
loins, lower back
myel/o
bone marrow
spondyl/o
(used to make words about conditions of the structure)
vertebra
-malacia
softening
scoli/o
lateral curvature (crooked, bent)
The spinal column is bent abnormally to the side.
oste/o
bone
-listhesis
slipping
-clast
to break
-blast
embryonic or immature cell
vertebr/o
(used to describe the structure)
vertebra
-porosis
pore, passage
-tome
instrument to cut
calc/o
calcium