Musculoskeletal Root Words Acanth-Erg

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Musculoskeletal Root Words Acanth-Erg
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2011-08-04 22:17:06
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from the Ehrlich/Schreider Glossary A
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  1. acanth/o
    spiny, thorny
  2. acetabul/o
    acetabulum (hip socket)
  3. acromi/o
    acromion (point of shoulder blade)
  4. ambul/o, ambulat/o
    walk
  5. ankyl/o
    crooked, bent, stiff
  6. aponeur/o
    aponeurosis (a type of tendon)
  7. arrect/o
    upright, lifted up, raised
  8. arthr/o
    joint
  9. articul/o
    joint
  10. bifid/o
    split, divided into two parts
  11. bifurcat/o
    divide or fork into two branches
  12. burs/o
    bursa (sac of fluid near joint)
  13. calc/i, calc/o
    calcium, lime, the heel
  14. calcane/o
    heel bone
  15. carp/o
    wrist bones
  16. -cartilag/o
    cartilage, gristle
  17. cervic/o
    neck
  18. cheir/o, chir/o
    hand
  19. chondr/o
    cartilage
  20. chore/o
    dance
  21. clasis
    break down
  22. claudicat/o
    limping
  23. clavicul/o, cleid/o
    clavicle, collarbone
  24. coccyg/o
    coccyx, tailbone
  25. condyl/o
    knuckle, knob
  26. convuls/o
    pull together
  27. cost/o
    rib
  28. cox/o
    hip/hip joint
  29. crani/o
    skull
  30. cubit/o
    elbow
  31. cusp/i
    point, pointed flap
  32. dactyl/o
    fingers and toes
  33. degenerat/o
    gradual impairment, breakdown, diminished function
  34. delt/o
    Greek letter delta; in a triangle shape
  35. dent/i, dent/o
    tooth, teeth
  36. digit/o
    finger or toe
  37. disloact/o
    displacement
  38. edentul/o
    without teeth
  39. emolli/o
    make soft, soften
  40. erg/o
    work

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