OT CH 5 root words

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OT CH 5 root words
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  1. a-
    without, absense of
  2. an-
    without, absense of
  3. brady-
    slow
  4. dia-
    around, pasing through
  5. dys-
    bad, abnormal, painful, difficult
  6. end-
    endo-
    within
  7. poly-
    many
  8. quadri-
    four
  9. sym-
    together, joined
  10. syn-
    together, joined
  11. ankyl o
    fused, not straight
  12. arthr o
    joint
  13. burs o
    • purse or sac
    • bursa
  14. carcin o
    cancer
  15. carp o
    wrist
  16. cartil o
    cartilage, gristle
  17. cel o
    hernia, protrusion
  18. chir o
    hand
  19. chondr o
    cartilage
  20. condyl o
    knuckle of a joint
  21. cost o
    rib
  22. cran o
    cranio
    skull, cranium
  23. disk o
    flat shape, intervertebral disk
  24. duct o
    lead, move
  25. electro
    electricity
  26. fascio
    fascia
  27. fibulo
    clasp or buckle, fibula
  28. ilio
    flank, hip, groin
  29. ischio
    haunch, hip joint, ischium
  30. kinesio
    motion
  31. kypho
    hump
  32. lamino
    thin, lamina
  33. latero
    side
  34. lordo
    bent forward
  35. maxillo
    upper jaw bone
  36. menisco
    miniscio
    crescent-shaped moon, meniscus
  37. myelo, myelono
    • bone marrow
    • also means spinal cord, medulla, and myelin sheath
  38. myo, myoso
    myscle
  39. necro
    death
  40. neuro
    sinew or cord (usually applied to nerves, but in muscular system it refers to fascia)
  41. ortho
    straight, normal
  42. osteo
    bone
  43. parieto
    wall
  44. patello
    small pan, patella
  45. ped o
    child
  46. petr o
    stone
  47. phalang o
    row of soldiers, phalanx
  48. physis o
    growth
  49. pod o
    foot
  50. por o
    small hole
  51. pub o
    grown up, pubis
  52. rachi o
    spine, vertebral column
  53. radio
    spoke of a wheel, radius
  54. rheumat o
    discharge
  55. sacr o
    sacred, sacrum
  56. scoli o
    curved
  57. scop o
    to view
  58. skelet o
    dried up, skeleton
  59. spondyl o
    vertebra
  60. stern o
    chest, sternum
  61. synovo, synovi/o
    binding of eggs, synovial
  62. tars o
    flat surface, tarsum
  63. tax o
    taxi o
    reaction to a stimulus
  64. ten o
    tend o
    tendin o
    to stretch out, tendon
  65. vers o
    turn
  66. vertebr o
    joint, vertebra
  67. -alagia
    pain
  68. -asthenia
    weakness
  69. -blast
    germ, bud, developing cell
  70. -cele
    hernia, swelling, protrusion
  71. -centesis
    a surgical puncture to aspirate fluids
  72. -clasia
    -clasis
    -clast
    break apart
  73. -clonus
    in motion
  74. -desis
    surgical fixation, fusion
  75. -drome
    run, running
  76. -dynia
    pain
  77. -gram
    a record
  78. -iatry
    treatment, specialty
  79. -iatrist
    one who practices
  80. -lith
    stone
  81. -ist
    one who practices
  82. -oid
    resembling
  83. -otomy
    -tomy
    cutting into, incision
  84. -path
    disease
  85. -pathy
    disease
  86. -physis
    growth
  87. -plasia
    shape, formation
  88. -plegia
    paralysis
  89. -practic
    one who practices
  90. -practor
    one who practices
  91. -ptosis
    falling down, drooping
  92. -rrhaphy
    suturing
  93. -s
    plural
  94. -schisis
    split, fissure
  95. -syndesis
    surgical fixation, fusion
  96. -tic
    pertaining to
  97. -trophy
    nourishment, development
  98. -um
    pertaining to
  99. -y
    process of

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