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arthro
joint
burso
bursa (bursae-pl.)
carpo
wrist (bones of)
cephalo
head
chondro
cartilage: gristle
claviculo
cleido
clavicle: collar bone
costo
ribs
cranio
cranium: skull
dactylo
fingers/toes: digits
diaphysio
diaphyseo
diaphysis: shaft of long bone
endosteo
endosteum: lining of the bone
epiphysio
epiphyseo
epiphysis: growth end of long bone
femoro
femur: thigh bone
fibulo
fibula: small bone of lower leg
tibio
tibia: shin bone of lower leg
humero
humerus: bone of upper arm
myelo
bone marrow
osteo
bone
periosteo
periosteum: membrane covering bone
phalango
bones of fingers/ toes
rachio
spinal column: backbone
radio
radius: large long bone on thumb side of forearm
spino
spine: any bone projection
spondylo
vertebra, (vertebrae-pl): individual bones of spinal column
synovio
synovial membrane/fluid
ulno
ulna: smaller long bone on the little finger side of the forearm
vertebro
vertebra: individual bones of the spinal column. Used in anatomical location, and not used for medical terms
fascio
fascia: connective tissue that covers muscle or connects the skin to the underlying tissue
leiomyo
smooth muscle: involunaary muscles, muscles of the viscera: internal organs
ligamento
ligament: connective tissue which connects bone to bone. This form usually used for anatomical descriptions
myo
muscle: meat of body
myoso
rhabdomyo
striated muscle: voluntary muscle, skeletal muscle
syndesmo
ligament: this component usually used in medical terminology
tendino
tendo
tendono
teno
tendon: connective tissue which connects bone to muscle
acro-
extremity, appendage
-clasis
surgical fracture
-poiesis
formation of, manufacturing of
-porosis
porous, lessened in density
-tonos
-tonia
muscle tone, muscle elasticity
-kinesis
-kinesia (kinesis)
body muscle, movement, motion
-cyte(s)
cell(s)
-pyo
pus
thoraco
-thorax (noun suffix)
chest