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Terminology - Combining Forms

acromi/o acromion (projection of scapula)
ankyl/o stiffness; bent, crooked
arthr/o joint
ax/o axis, axon
blast/o embryonic cell
brachi/o arm
calcane/o calcaneum (heel bone)
carp/o carpus (wrist bones)
cephal/o head
cervic/o neck; cervix uteri (neck of uterus)
chondr/o cartilage
cinemat/o things that move
clavicul/o clavicle (collar bone)
coccyg/o coccyx (tail bone)
condyl/o condyle
cost/o ribs
crani/o cranium (skull)
cruci/o cross
dactyl/o fingers; toes
faci/o face
fasci/o band, fascia (fibrous membrane supporting and separating muscles)
femor/o femur (thigh bone)
fibr/o fiber, fibrous tissue
fibul/o fibula (smaller bone of lower leg)
humer/o humerus (upper arm bone)
ili/o ilium (lateral, flaring portion of hip bone)
ischi/o ischium (lower portion of hip bone)
kinesi/o movement
kinet/o movement
kyph/o humpback
lamin/o lamina (part of vertebral arch)
lei/o smooth
leimy/o smooth muscle (visceral)
lord/o curve, swayback
lumb/o loins (lower back)
maxill/o maxilla (upper jaw bone)
mediastin/o mediastinum
megal/o enlargement
metacarp/o metacarpus (hand bones)
metatars/o metatarsus (foot bones)
micr/o small
muscul/o muscle
my/o muscle
myel/o bone marrow; spinal cord
myos/o muscle
orth/o straight
oste/o bone
patell/o patella (kneecap)
ped/i foot; child
ped/o foot; child
pelv/i pelvis
pelv/o pelvis
phalang/o phalanges (bones of fingers and toes)
pod/o foot
pub/o pelvis bone (anterior part of pelvic bone)
rachi/o spine
radi/o radiation, x-ray; radius (lower arm bone on thumb side)
rhabd/o rod shaped (striated)
rhabdomy/o rod shaped (striated) muscle
roentgen/o x-ray
sacr/o sacrum
sarc/o flesh (connective tissue)
scapula/o scapula (shoulder blade)
scoli/o crooked, bent
sequestr/o separation
sin/o sinus, cavity
sinus/o sinus, cavity
spondyl/o vertebrae (backbone)
stern/o sternum (breastbone)
synov/o synovial membrane, synovial fluid
ten/o tendon
tend/o tendon
tendin/o tendon
thorac/o chest
tibi/o tibia (larger bone of lower leg)
trabecul/o trabecular (supporting bundles of fibers)
tubercul/o a little swelling
uln/o ulna (lower arm bone, on opposite side of thumb)
vertebr/o vertebrae (backbone)
xiph/o sword
Created by: DawnLangridge