Word Roots (for test 2)

Card Set Information

Author:
Anonymous
ID:
67294
Filename:
Word Roots (for test 2)
Updated:
2011-02-18 12:18:34
Tags:
med term
Folders:

Description:
med term
Show Answers:

Home > Flashcards > Print Preview

The flashcards below were created by user Anonymous on FreezingBlue Flashcards. What would you like to do?


  1. calc/o, calci/o
    • calcium
    • (example : hypercalcemia)
  2. kyph/o
    • humpback, hunchback (posterior curvature in the thoracic region)
    • (example : kyphosis)
  3. lamin/o
    • lamina (part of vertebral arch)
    • (example : laminectomy)
  4. lord/o
    • curve, swayback (anterior curvature in the lumbar region)
    • (example : lordosis)
  5. lumb/o
    • loins, lower back
    • (example : lumbar)
  6. myel/o
    • bone marrow
    • (example : myelopoiesis)
  7. orth/o
    • straight
    • (example : orthopedics)
  8. oste/o
    • bone
    • (example : ostetic)
  9. scoli/o
    • crooked, bent (literal curvature)
    • (example : scoliosis)
  10. spondyl/o
    • vertebra
    • (example : spondylosis)
  11. vertebr/o
    • vertebra
    • (example : vertebroplasty)
  12. acetabul/o
    • acetabulum (hip socket)
    • (example : acetabular)
  13. calcane/o
    • calcaneus (heel)
    • (example : calcaneal)
  14. carp/o
    • carpals (wrist bones)
    • (example : carpal)
  15. clavicul/o
    • clavicle (collar bone)
    • (example : supraclavicular)
  16. cost/o
    • ribs (true rips, false ribs, and floating ribs)
    • (example : costal)
  17. crani/o
    • cranium (skull)
    • (example : craniotomy)
  18. femor/o
    • femur (thigh bone)
    • (example : femoral)
  19. fibul/o
    • fibula (smaller leg bone)
    • (example : fibular)
  20. humer/o
    • humerus (upper arm bone)
    • (example : humeral)
  21. ili/o
    • ilium (upper part of the pelvic bone)
    • (example : iliac)
  22. ischi/o
    • ischium (posterior part of pelvic bone)
    • (example : ischial)
  23. malleol/o
    • malleolus (process on eahc side of the ankle)
    • (example : malleolar)
  24. mandibul/o
    • mandible (lower jawbone)
    • (example : mandibular)
  25. maxill/o
    • maxilla (upper jawbone)
    • (example : maxillary)
  26. metacarp/o
    • metacarpals (hand bones)
    • (example : metacarpectomy)
  27. metatars/o
    • metatarsals (foot bones)
    • (example : metatarsalgia)
  28. olecran/o
    • olcranon (elbow)
    • (example : olecranal)
  29. patell/o
    • patella (kneecap)
    • (example : patellar)
  30. pelv/i
    • pelvis (hipbone)
    • (example : pelvimetry)
  31. perone/o
    • fibula
    • (example : peroneal)
  32. phalang/o
    • phalanges (finger and/or toe bones)
    • (example : phalangeal)
  33. pub/o
    • pubis (anterior part of the pelvic bone)
    • (example : pubic)
  34. radi/o
    • radius (forearm bone - thumb side)
    • (example : radial)
  35. scapul/o
    • scapula (shoulder blade)
    • (example : scapular)
  36. stern/o
    • sternum (breastbone)
    • (example : sternal)
  37. tars/o
    • tarsals (hones of the hindfoot)
    • (example : tarsectomy)
  38. tibi/o
    • tibi (shin bones)
    • (example : tibial)
  39. uln/o
    • ulna (forearm bone - little figner side)
    • (example : ulnar)

What would you like to do?

Home > Flashcards > Print Preview