Common anatomical (Medical) terminology

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Common anatomical (Medical) terminology
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2011-05-10 16:59:02
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  1. Arthro
    Joint.

    arthritis - inflammation in a joint
  2. bi
    two

    biceps - two headed muscle
  3. brachium
    arm

    brachialis - muscle of the arm
  4. cardio
    heart

    cardiology - the study of the heart
  5. cephalo
    head

    cephalic - pertaining to the head
  6. chondro
    cartilage

    chondroectomy - excision of a cartilage
  7. costo
    rib

    costochondral - pertaining to a rib and its cartilage
  8. dermo
    skin

    dermatitis - inflammation of the skin
  9. hemo, hemat
    blood

    hemorrhage - internal or external bleeding
  10. ilio
    ilium

    ilium - the wide, upper par of the pelvic bone
  11. myo
    muscle

    myositis - inflammation of a muscle
  12. os, osteo
    bone

    osteomalacia - softening of the bone
  13. pulmo
    lung

    pulmonary artery - vessel that brings blood to the lungs
  14. thoraco
    chest

    thorax - chest
  15. tri
    three

    triceps - three-headed muscle

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