Chapter 3 Med Term

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  1. orth/o
    straight
  2. ped/o
    child or foot
  3. muscul/o
    my/o
    myos/o
    muscle
  4. skelet/o
    skeleton
  5. oste/o
    oss/i
    osse/o
    bone
  6. arthr/o
    articul/o
    joint
  7. ligament/o
    syndesm/o
    ligament
  8. tendin/o
    tend/o
    ten/o
    tendon
  9. fasci/o
    fascia
  10. chondr/o
    cartilag/o
    cartilage
  11. hemat/o
    blood
  12. -poiesis
    formation
  13. -ist
    one who specializes
  14. rheumat/o
    watery flow
  15. -logy
    study of
  16. physi/o
    nature
  17. -iatry
    process of treatment
  18. appendic/o
    appendicular
  19. oste/o
    bone
  20. -cyte
    cell
  21. -blast
    embryonic
  22. -clast
    breaking down
  23. myel/o
    bone marrow
  24. dia
    through
  25. -physis
    growth, nature
  26. epi
    above
  27. meta
    change
  28. peri
    surrounding
  29. -um
    structure
  30. endo
    within
  31. foramin/o
    foramen
  32. foss/o
    fossa
  33. sin/o
    sinus/o
    sinus
  34. condyl/o
    condyle
  35. epicondyle/o
    epicondyle
  36. spin/o
    spine
  37. trochanter/o
    trochanter
  38. tubercul/o
    tubercle
  39. crani/o
    skull, cranium
  40. faci/o
    face
  41. front/o
    frontal
  42. pariet/o
    parietal
  43. occipit/o
    occipital
  44. tempor/o
    temporal
  45. mastoid/o
    mastoid
  46. ethmoid/o
    ethmoid
  47. sphenoid/o
    sphenoid
  48. zygom/o
    zygomat/o
    zygoma
  49. lacrim/o
    lacrimal
  50. maxill/o
    maxilla
  51. mandibul/o
    mandible
  52. vomer/o
    vomer
  53. palat/o
    palatine
  54. nas/o
    nasal
  55. cost/o
    rib
  56. -al
    pertaining to
  57. stern/o
    sternum
  58. xiph/o
    xiphoid
  59. vertebr/o
    spondyl/o
    vertebra
  60. lamin/o
    lamina
  61. cervic/o
    cervical
  62. thorac/o
    thoracic
  63. lumb/o
    lumbar
  64. sacr/o
    sacral
  65. coccyg/o
    coccygeal
  66. femor/o
    femur
  67. patell/o
    patell/a
    patella
  68. tibi/o
    tibia
  69. fibul/o
    perone/o
    fibula
  70. malleol/o
    malleolus
  71. tars/o
    tarsal
  72. calcane/o
    calcaneus
  73. metatars/o
    metatarsal
  74. articul/o
    arthr/o
    joint
  75. syn-
    together
  76. -sis
    condition
  77. amphi-
    both
  78. dia-
    through
  79. synovi/o
    synovial
  80. burs/o
    bursa
  81. menisc/o
    meniscus
  82. my/o
    myos/o
    muscul/o
    muscle
  83. rhabdomy/o
    skeletal muscle
  84. leiomy/o
    smooth muscle
  85. myocardi/o
    heart muscle
  86. tend/o
    tendin/o
    ten/o
    tendon
  87. cleid/o
    clavicle
  88. mastoid/o
    mastoid
  89. stern/o
    sternum
  90. zygomatic/o
    • zygoma
    • (cheek muscle)
  91. -us
    noun ending
  92. bi-
    two
  93. *ceps
    heads
  94. brachi/o
    arm
  95. -i
    plural noun ending
  96. glute/o
    buttocks
  97. maxim/o
    large
  98. delt/o
    triangle
  99. ad-
    toward
  100. duct/o
    carrying
  101. -or
    one who
  102. long/o
    long
  103. stern/o
    breastbone
  104. cleid/o
    collarbone
  105. mastoid/o
    mastoid process
  106. ex-
    out
  107. tens/o
    stretching
  108. -ion
    process of
  109. flex/o
    bending
  110. ab-
    away from
  111. duct/o
    carrying
  112. ad-
    toward
  113. dors/i
    back
  114. plant/o
    sole
  115. -ar
    pertaining to
  116. e-
    out
  117. vers/o
    turning
  118. in-
    in
  119. pro-
    forward
  120. tract/o
    pulling
  121. re-
    backward
  122. rot/o
    wheel
  123. -ation
    process of
  124. circum-
    around
  125. amphi-
    both
  126. ex-
    e-
    out
  127. intra-
    within
  128. -blast
    embryonic
  129. -clast
    breaking down
  130. -oid
    full of, like
  131. -physis
    growth
  132. -poiesis
    formation
  133. -sis
    condition
  134. occulta
    hidden
  135. -fida
    to split
  136. dactyl/o
    finger/toes
  137. coll/o
    neck
  138. tort/i
    twist
  139. por/o
    passage
  140. cyst/o
    sac, bladder
  141. bunion/o
    bunion
  142. carp/o
    wrist bone
  143. -drome
    to run
  144. crepit/o
    crackling
  145. -us
    thing
  146. phyt/o
    growth nature
  147. scler/o
    hard
  148. system/o
    system
  149. -ic
    pertaining to
  150. erythemat/o
    red
  151. mandibul/o
    lower jaw
  152. ankyl/o
    stiffening
  153. kyph/o
    round back
  154. lord/o
    swayback
  155. scoli/o
    curvature
  156. stenosis
    abnormal condition of narrowing
  157. -listhesis
    slipping
  158. con-
    together
  159. fibr/o
    fiber
  160. gravis
    severe
  161. -sthenia
    condition of strength
  162. a-
    without, no
  163. poly-
    many
  164. myos/o
    muscle
  165. post-
    after
  166. -ectomy
    removal
  167. -lysis
    breakdown, destruction
  168. -sarcoma
    connective tissue cancer
  169. tom/o
    section
  170. goni/o
    angle
  171. rheumat/o
    watery flow
  172. -oid
    resembling
  173. ROM
    Range of Motion
  174. -centesis
    surgical puncture
  175. -desis
    binding
  176. -rrhaphy
    suture
  177. -clasis
    intentional breaking
  178. -is
    structure, thing
  179. prosth/o
    addition
  180. -desis
    binding

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